Tamayo Restaurant

4.4
3752 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary Mexican
Located in Historic Larimer Square, Tamayo is a chic spot with a vast rooftop deck with sweeping views of the mountains. The innovative Latin menu is carefully crafted by world-renowned Chef Richard Sandoval who is often hailed as the “Father of Modern Mexican Cuisine.” Savory & authentic, the upscale Mexican cuisine at Tamayo will make any meal an unforgettable experience. With a collection of over 100 tequilas and agave-based spirits, Tamayo is also a hotspot for margaritas & hand-crafted cocktails.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 3752 people are saying
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76% of people would recommend it to a friend
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travelinkristen
Denver
3 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved our food and our service - great experience and we will be back. Really loved the chicken tortilla soup - very interesting and yummy!

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Holly
Denver
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food, prompt service.

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Gemini25
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was delicious and service was great. Highlights were the guacamole, margaritas, steak fajitas and churros. Highly recommend.

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vipPaulF
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Mexican food right in the heart of Larimer Square.

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CaylaT
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had the Asada tacos which were great paired with a frozen strawberry margarita. I also had the bacon gauc which was awesome. The atmosphere is super cute and I love that it’s right off larimer street since it’s just a cute area overall. Will definitely be back again to try other menu items in the future.

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vipMarieB
Denver
9 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Poor service experience due to having to wait 45minutes for our first cocktail and under-staffing.

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vipOpenTable Diner
4 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Get the fajitas, they are amazing!

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SandraB
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

It was not as good as we had hoped

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AnnH
Denver
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We lived in Denver for 30 years. We moved away 6 years ago. We came back for a visit and had friends who came to visit and we decided to show them downtown Denver. Our dinner was fabulous! The food was great! Our waiter Matt was awesome and we were his last table as he is moving on to another venture. It couldn’t have been mor perfect! 🤗😘

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EricM
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great staff, food, and location. We'll be back with others.

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vipBCFoodFan
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience2

Service was rushed. We were told kitchen was closing and they brought out all the courses at once, even though more tables were being seated for dinner after we we told this and received the check. We also had major challenges with asking for napkins, utensils, plates, etc.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Daniel was great! Food was great! All was great!

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Paty
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was amazing. He knew everything about tequila and taught us a few things. The food was all good. We had the bottomless brunch. They brought out so much food and we ate until we were completely full. Will definitely be doing another brunch there soon. The ambiance was amazing and all the workers were nice and so efficient. We had the best brunch experience there and highly recommend it.

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Carlos
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Some of the food was underwhelming, the ceviche was not my favorite. But the service was amazing.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Great drinks, good food

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vipKathyS
Denver
12 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Food was great and server was wonderful. My only constructive feedback is that I was disappointed that Pollo con Mole was no longer on the menu. I think Tamayo’s has the best mole in town, and their chicken mole dish was wonderful. Please bring it back.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was great! The food was tasty! We loved it!!!

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OpenTable Diner
New Mexico
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place with incredible service! We will return the next time in town. Thank you!

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PPraveen
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

We were vising from Chicago and decided to try Tamayo for our final dinner in the city. Tacos and the drinks were good. But the ceviches could have been better. Overall, a decent experience but we were expecting better food.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience3

The server was borderline surly with us. We will never return.
The food was OK, but overpriced in relation to its quality.

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msm53
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Tamayo offers delicious, authentic Mexican food with smooth well made margaritas! We ate outside and fully enjoyed ourselves!

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JainaN
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tamayo's bottomless brunch is a great celebration idea! We went before attending pride and it was wonderful. The food was excellent, and our server was amazing. Will be back.

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vipjason
Denver
7 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We have usually had a great meal here. Tonight we did not. No frozen margaritas, and half our entrees came out cold. All entrees came out late. The manager and server did a good job taking care of the issues. But overall disappointed in the meal. First time we haven’t had a stellar time.

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KamelH
San Diego
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience3

Fajitas were good, but waitress said that we could not mix meets (only place I have ever been denied this). Enchilada sauce was not good. Guac with bacon was very good.
Waitress was unhelpful in general, not service oriented at all: disconnected, short, and somewhat rude.
We sat on the patio upstairs, and it is silly that the area closest to Larimer is not used for serving. It is the nicest area to sit.
Given the above, the value was poor and I will not be returning. There are way better options.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Good food, could be a broader drink selection, but service was lovely

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Kennyc
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Daniel was a fantastic server. We thoroughly enjoyed the food and the experience. Definitely will be coming back!

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SachinS
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great food

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YaninD
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great customer service everyone was very polite and attentive.

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vipBCLA
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We enjoyed the food very much and the drinks were great too!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New Orleans
6 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience4

It seemed a little lackluster in person compared to how it appears online. Server got us what we needed, but wasn’t very personable. The food was bland but not bad. It was my first meal of the day not at an airport, so I ate it, but I can’t see myself returning if I’m ever back in the area.

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shortay
Denver
7 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience5

We went for my friends birthday on a Sunday afternoon. The ambiance is great and the staff are all kind and helpful. The food however is mediocre and not worth the price if you as me. Nothing was horrible nothing was incredible, at the same time. Honestly, the food just lacked a lot of flavor. There was one dish that was pretty yummy and flavorful but that was it and, we tried almost everything on the bottomless brunch menu. I’d probably recommend just going somewhere that has bottomless drinks and large portions rather than spending $42 for food that’s just okay.

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vipyellowrose
Denver
21 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience3

Delicious tacos! And if you order a drink off their curated drink menu, absolutely tasty! At first though, I ordered a Paloma. It was terrible! Literally tequila and grapefruit juice and nothing else. Switch to the Sangria though and it was much better. We had churros for dessert too and those were yum!

However, I was disappointed when we arrived. I'd done research prior to reserving, as I wanted margaritas and a view for my birthday. I expected to be on the rooftop, even if we had to wait a little while. When we got there, we were told there was a private party on the rooftop and it wasn't available. As I'd listed in my reservation my interest in the rooftop to celebrate my birthday, the restaurant should've contacted me to give me a heads up. I was very disappointed.

Otherwise, it was a lovely evening and we really enjoyed ourselves!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Mexican restaurant I have ever been to!
Spectacular enchiladas, guacamole, and churros!

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vipDPosted
Seattle
28 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Missed Tamayo all these lockdown months! The staff is as wonderful and welcoming as ever, food tasted even more delicious than I remembered and ambience is perfect for getting together with friends. HIGHLY recommend!

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RobinB
Miami
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience2

Overpriced, not great quality. I had the pork belly taco and the pork tasted old. Waitress had a bit of an attitude

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vipKenC
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Tamayo is a good option. My ceviche was excellent, as was my wife's tortilla soup. And, of course, the accompanying Negra Modelo was classic Mexican beer perfection.

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Anonymous
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience3

Food was absolutely not worth the money you’re made to spend on it. Limited menu options was a bit frustrating to work with. Also the fact that you aren’t supposed to share with the rest of your table is a bit of a ridiculous rule. If everyone at the table is already going to pay the same amount of money for their own platter regardless of what they get, then why would you not share your food with your party?
Food tasted bland, not much to it that made it any more unique than bare minimum (modern) Mexican food. Absolutely not worth $28. The fact it was bottomless didn’t even matter because no one at our table got a second platter anyway.
The only thing I liked was the fruit.
I had high hopes but ultimately it was disappointing. Would not recommend, unfortunately.

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OpenTable Diner
Tahoe
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience1

Food is good but ambiance is poor. Tables used to be nicely set. I even recall white tablecloths at one time and flowers on table. Nothing at all now. Place looks really drab.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Columbus
3 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Graduation celebration

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MarlysW
Orange County
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Food was absolutely delicious but I was still hungry after my meal.

FAQs

Tamayo Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (720) 946-1433.

Tamayo Restaurant is rated 4.4 stars by 3752 OpenTable diners.

Tamayo Restaurant does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://app.yiftee.com/gifts/egift_and_gift_cards/richard-sandoval-hospitality-denver.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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