Mezcal

★★★☆☆
  • 3230 E Colfax Ave

    Denver, CO 80206

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  • 303-322-5219

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Like a bad boyfriend, I kept returning over and over hoping that you would get better - that your food, service, or margaritas would bring back that glitter in my eye - make me love you again. Well, it's over, Mezcal. I've been with you

3
★★★★★

Like a bad boyfriend, I kept returning over and over hoping that you would get better - that your food, service, or margaritas would bring back that glitter in my eye - make me love you again. Well, it's over, Mezcal. I've been with you

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The trashybartender badly in need of a shower flirted with my husband telling him she was newly single and called me a name I will not repeat because I asked her the ingredients of a dish. We were so embarrassed we could not respond! Unbelievable!!! I left her 20 percent tip in pitty. She could not stop telling us how hung over she was and kept giving us the wrong drinks as well. Very unpleasant experience. Too bad because I really like the place but doubt I will return.

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★☆☆☆☆

The trashybartender badly in need of a shower flirted with my husband telling him she was newly single and called me a name I will not repeat because I asked her the ingredients of a dish. We were so embarrassed we could not respond! Unbelievable!!! I left her 20 percent tip in pitty. She could not stop telling us how hung over she was and kept giving us the wrong drinks as well. Very unpleasant experience. Too bad because I really like the place but doubt I will return.

Pros: FOOD GREAT

Cons: HUNG OVER AND MEAN BARTENDER

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Was not happy with my meal i couldnt get chips and they ignored me tho whole time, for an over priced meal.

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★☆☆☆☆

Was not happy with my meal i couldnt get chips and they ignored me tho whole time, for an over priced meal.

Pros: nada

Cons: suck service, too much money

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Different flavors than your average Mexican food -- just something very good about the food here that clicks it up a notch. I'm no expert but this food comes from a different family (or maybe a different state) than the traditional "Denver Mexican" stuff. Great vibe too. We love it.

5
★★★★★

Different flavors than your average Mexican food -- just something very good about the food here that clicks it up a notch. I'm no expert but this food comes from a different family (or maybe a different state) than the traditional "Denver Mexican" stuff. Great vibe too. We love it.

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Very cool scene, great tequila menu, and decent food. I went in with high expectations, and the wait intensified them. A very bustling restaurant with a lot of verve and vigor. The food, while decent, was nothing exceptional.

3
★★★☆☆

Very cool scene, great tequila menu, and decent food. I went in with high expectations, and the wait intensified them. A very bustling restaurant with a lot of verve and vigor. The food, while decent, was nothing exceptional.

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It's a shame a place with such a great start is now a crappy bar with crappy food. When Mezcal first opened it actually had a staff that wanted to be there and enjoyed working there - but over the years that has definately changed. The bartenders are boring, uninteresting and have NO personality. Servers are working on their own time - not yours. So if you want good service - go someplace else. I think Mezcal is dying a slow, painful death! Oh - and it isn't a Denver landmark - sorry but you've got to be in business for at least 10 years before you earn that title, not to mention a place that people actually like to go to!

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★☆☆☆☆

It's a shame a place with such a great start is now a crappy bar with crappy food. When Mezcal first opened it actually had a staff that wanted to be there and enjoyed working there - but over the years that has definately changed. The bartenders are boring, uninteresting and have NO personality. Servers are working on their own time - not yours. So if you want good service - go someplace else. I think Mezcal is dying a slow, painful death! Oh - and it isn't a Denver landmark - sorry but you've got to be in business for at least 10 years before you earn that title, not to mention a place that people actually like to go to!

Pros: location

Cons: staff sucks!!

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Truly a Denver Landmark

2
★★★★☆

Truly a Denver Landmark

Pros: best concert location b4 and after

Cons: parking

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Oh my gosh... where do I begin? My whole experience with the folks at " m inc" has been awful to say the least. I recently threw a party for my husband at Rockbar and had Mezcal "cater" some appetizers for my guests. Based on my experiences in the past I was expecting a quality result. BOY WAS I WRONG! When I arrived and saw what was passed off as food I was dumbfounded. I had two cold trays of soggy "quesadillas" and one bowl of chips and guac to feed 30 people (And if I tell you how much they charged me per person you would be dumbfounded too!) Though I should have seen the writing on the wall as the "planning" process left a lot to be desired. From the beginning I could not lock down specifics from the girl that apparently m inc has employed as their key contact for events/catering. Not only did I not receive what we had agreed on in writing but there was a complete lack of follow-up on her part.

To say the least I DO NOT recommend using the folks at m inc for ANY of your event planning/catering needs!! Not only was my food cold & soggy I was rushed out of the area that I "reserved" at Rockbar... this was after purchasing 2 bottles of Mad Dog for what was to be their "bottle service" the only service I got out of the folks over there was a swift kick in the backside as they shooed my out the door because they told me they were expecting 300-400 people for the evening! Being good natured and noticing that my friends were having a good time on the dancefloor I allowed to them the space.. I can tell you I left at 1:00 a.m. and the space that I previously occupied was never used. Seesh!

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★☆☆☆☆

Oh my gosh... where do I begin? My whole experience with the folks at " m inc" has been awful to say the least. I recently threw a party for my husband at Rockbar and had Mezcal "cater" some appetizers for my guests. Based on my experiences in the past I was expecting a quality result. BOY WAS I WRONG! When I arrived and saw what was passed off as food I was dumbfounded. I had two cold trays of soggy "quesadillas" and one bowl of chips and guac to feed 30 people (And if I tell you how much they charged me per person you would be dumbfounded too!) Though I should have seen the writing on the wall as the "planning" process left a lot to be desired. From the beginning I could not lock down specifics from the girl that apparently m inc has employed as their key contact for events/catering. Not only did I not receive what we had agreed on in writing but there was a complete lack of follow-up on her part.

To say the least I DO NOT recommend using the folks at m inc for ANY of your event planning/catering needs!! Not only was my food cold & soggy I was rushed out of the area that I "reserved" at Rockbar... this was after purchasing 2 bottles of Mad Dog for what was to be their "bottle service" the only service I got out of the folks over there was a swift kick in the backside as they shooed my out the door because they told me they were expecting 300-400 people for the evening! Being good natured and noticing that my friends were having a good time on the dancefloor I allowed to them the space.. I can tell you I left at 1:00 a.m. and the space that I previously occupied was never used. Seesh!

Cons: See details!

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Went to Mezcal last night. Service was very, very average. Nice waitress, but average. My husband and I ordered a vegetarian combo to share and it came out with chicken in it. The toastata was stale and the food was by FAR the WORST Mexican food I've ever had. On top of it, Mezcal is insanely overpriced. A complete waste of money and we came home to eat after we left.

I highly recommend going anywhere but here. This place should just serve their over priced drinks and give up on the food.

0
★☆☆☆☆

Went to Mezcal last night. Service was very, very average. Nice waitress, but average. My husband and I ordered a vegetarian combo to share and it came out with chicken in it. The toastata was stale and the food was by FAR the WORST Mexican food I've ever had. On top of it, Mezcal is insanely overpriced. A complete waste of money and we came home to eat after we left.

I highly recommend going anywhere but here. This place should just serve their over priced drinks and give up on the food.

Pros: They serve beer (that is thankfully not made by in house)

Cons: Food is barely edible

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Just wasted $50 of my hard earned money to eat this overpriced garbage. I am so mad that they are getting away with this. We should have read the reviews first, but passed it and it looked cool, so we decided to check it out. DON"t WASTE YOUR MONEY!!!!!! PLEASE DON"T EAT HERE! If you are the owner, burn your restaurant down. If you are the cook, please seriously consider another career. Perhaps dog food developer?!

0
★☆☆☆☆

Just wasted $50 of my hard earned money to eat this overpriced garbage. I am so mad that they are getting away with this. We should have read the reviews first, but passed it and it looked cool, so we decided to check it out. DON"t WASTE YOUR MONEY!!!!!! PLEASE DON"T EAT HERE! If you are the owner, burn your restaurant down. If you are the cook, please seriously consider another career. Perhaps dog food developer?!

Pros: Music and candles

Cons: EVERYTHING ELSE

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This place is fantastic! It is wonderful mexican food and a trendy welcoming environment. It is on Colfax and St. Paul. I recommend it to everyone. Wonderful food.

5
★★★★★

This place is fantastic! It is wonderful mexican food and a trendy welcoming environment. It is on Colfax and St. Paul. I recommend it to everyone. Wonderful food.

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This place has gone way downhill over the last year. Ordered a mojito and caipirhinia - both were awful, tasted like a half a glass of simple syrup. Tambien had the same issues with their drinks...
I had tacos pastor with what amounted to be Ragu marinara on them. Ate one bite and couldn't continue. My date had a flavorless, cold tostada. We'll never go back.
Stopped on the way home for canned soup which was delicious

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★☆☆☆☆

This place has gone way downhill over the last year. Ordered a mojito and caipirhinia - both were awful, tasted like a half a glass of simple syrup. Tambien had the same issues with their drinks...
I had tacos pastor with what amounted to be Ragu marinara on them. Ate one bite and couldn't continue. My date had a flavorless, cold tostada. We'll never go back.
Stopped on the way home for canned soup which was delicious

Pros: beer

Cons: everything else

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THE HEAD CHEF, OR SHOULD I JUST SAY SLOP COOK HAS THE WORST ATTITUDE I HAVE EVER WITNESSED. HE CLEARLY HATES HIS LIFE AND HIS JOB THERE, AN IT SHOWS IN THE POOR QUALITY OF THE FROZEN AND BULK PRODUCTS THEY USE TO COOK WITH. AND AS FOR THE REST OF THE STAFF...HA! JUST GO TO TACO BELL. YOU WILL THANK ME.

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★☆☆☆☆

THE HEAD CHEF, OR SHOULD I JUST SAY SLOP COOK HAS THE WORST ATTITUDE I HAVE EVER WITNESSED. HE CLEARLY HATES HIS LIFE AND HIS JOB THERE, AN IT SHOWS IN THE POOR QUALITY OF THE FROZEN AND BULK PRODUCTS THEY USE TO COOK WITH. AND AS FOR THE REST OF THE STAFF...HA! JUST GO TO TACO BELL. YOU WILL THANK ME.

Pros: NOT ONE

Cons: THIS PLACE JUST WANTS YOUR MONEY!!!

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I had a bunch of friends meet me at Mezcal for my birthday. HUGE mistake!! We had the rudest server I have ever encountered in my life. She scoffed at our drink requests. Along with rolling her eyes at us several times throughout the meal. The margaritas were ok. The food seemed similar to a frozen Mexican dinner. Please save yourself the bad experience and go to King Soopers and buy a frozen dinner. Chances are you'll be treated better by the cashiers in the store than any employee at Mezcal.

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★☆☆☆☆

I had a bunch of friends meet me at Mezcal for my birthday. HUGE mistake!! We had the rudest server I have ever encountered in my life. She scoffed at our drink requests. Along with rolling her eyes at us several times throughout the meal. The margaritas were ok. The food seemed similar to a frozen Mexican dinner. Please save yourself the bad experience and go to King Soopers and buy a frozen dinner. Chances are you'll be treated better by the cashiers in the store than any employee at Mezcal.

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A buddy of mine just took us out to this place and it was perfect for a relaxing Sunday evening. The drink list (the tequila selection) was impressive. I however had to get a strawberry mojito (being a big mojito fan and never having a strawberry one before) it was delicious! The chips, salsa & queso cheese dip (served with warm corn tortillas) were fabulous! I almost got full on chips & tortillas! The entrees were good, not spectacular, but good. The chili relleno had a very thick layer of batter on it, a little too much and the enchilada had this tomato sauce on it and it reminded me of an Italian canoli. Regardless, it was good. I definitely enjoyed my meal. The atmosphere was chill. The three off us were able to enjoy our conversation without being overpowered by loud music or the conversations of others. It ended up being a very enjoyable experience and I would recommend it.
****EDIT**** 2/13/08: OK, so I went back again last weekend and it was GREAT! We snacked on the fabulous salsas & queso dip while drinking beer and mango mojitos.... everything was awesome! Then, low & behold there were $1 tacos after 10pm! The chicken was a little dry, but they were tasty! The previous reviews are off, you gotta check this place out!
****EDIT**** 7/29/08: My friends and I continue to frequent this establishment and besides occasionally being out of the flavored mojitos (so disappointing!) We are always satisfied. I just wanted to add an additional piece to my review since it appears somebody seems to have a personal vengeance against this place. I want everyone to know there is nothing wrong and Mezcal is GREAT! I just don't feel a need to make multiple profiles to say it ;)

2
★★★★☆

A buddy of mine just took us out to this place and it was perfect for a relaxing Sunday evening. The drink list (the tequila selection) was impressive. I however had to get a strawberry mojito (being a big mojito fan and never having a strawberry one before) it was delicious! The chips, salsa & queso cheese dip (served with warm corn tortillas) were fabulous! I almost got full on chips & tortillas! The entrees were good, not spectacular, but good. The chili relleno had a very thick layer of batter on it, a little too much and the enchilada had this tomato sauce on it and it reminded me of an Italian canoli. Regardless, it was good. I definitely enjoyed my meal. The atmosphere was chill. The three off us were able to enjoy our conversation without being overpowered by loud music or the conversations of others. It ended up being a very enjoyable experience and I would recommend it.
****EDIT**** 2/13/08: OK, so I went back again last weekend and it was GREAT! We snacked on the fabulous salsas & queso dip while drinking beer and mango mojitos.... everything was awesome! Then, low & behold there were $1 tacos after 10pm! The chicken was a little dry, but they were tasty! The previous reviews are off, you gotta check this place out!
****EDIT**** 7/29/08: My friends and I continue to frequent this establishment and besides occasionally being out of the flavored mojitos (so disappointing!) We are always satisfied. I just wanted to add an additional piece to my review since it appears somebody seems to have a personal vengeance against this place. I want everyone to know there is nothing wrong and Mezcal is GREAT! I just don't feel a need to make multiple profiles to say it ;)

Pros: Queso dip, salsa, tostadas, drinks, service, atmosphere

Cons: A group of nasty men drenched in too much cologne that we had to sit next to

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This was my forth and last time at Mezcal. I read the previous bad reviews but had to see for myself. I was used to a lively atmostphere with unique regional Mexcian fare. The word must be out, the normaly packed house was empty on a Friday night. Started off with a surly waitress who scoffed at my wifes request for a light Mexican beer. We too were served the frozen guacamole. Not sure what was more cool, the waitress or my tamale. Overall a terrible experience. Do not waste you time or $.

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★☆☆☆☆

This was my forth and last time at Mezcal. I read the previous bad reviews but had to see for myself. I was used to a lively atmostphere with unique regional Mexcian fare. The word must be out, the normaly packed house was empty on a Friday night. Started off with a surly waitress who scoffed at my wifes request for a light Mexican beer. We too were served the frozen guacamole. Not sure what was more cool, the waitress or my tamale. Overall a terrible experience. Do not waste you time or $.

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I met some friends for happy hour drinks. We ordered a few of the appetizers, one of which was chips and guacamole. What we got was a small plate of Tostitos and a bowl of frozen, clumpy avocado. Guacamole is a basic dish any Mexican place should have a handle on, but Mezcal does not have a clue. What is wrong with the kitchen staff that makes it ok to 1) send out food that is frozen, 2) use pre-packaged frozen "guacamole" and 3) think guacamole is nothing more than an avocado cut into a few big pieces and dropped in a bowl. At the table, we joked that it was a surprise they managed to figure out that the pit should be removed. Hoping it was just an oversight, we mentioned the situation to our server. She just laughed, shrugged and affirmed that the plain, frozen avocado chunks we got were really what Mezcal wanted us to have when we ordered guacamole. Her attitude let us know that she knew it was gross, but that the kitchen was just dumb. She laughed along with us in disgust and didn't even try to sell it. The other items we ordered were edible, but totally generic- like the big box of taquitos from the freezer section at the grocery store. Mezcal should spend less time trying to look edgy for the yuppies and research some quality TV dinners they can substitute for their cr@p food.

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★☆☆☆☆

I met some friends for happy hour drinks. We ordered a few of the appetizers, one of which was chips and guacamole. What we got was a small plate of Tostitos and a bowl of frozen, clumpy avocado. Guacamole is a basic dish any Mexican place should have a handle on, but Mezcal does not have a clue. What is wrong with the kitchen staff that makes it ok to 1) send out food that is frozen, 2) use pre-packaged frozen "guacamole" and 3) think guacamole is nothing more than an avocado cut into a few big pieces and dropped in a bowl. At the table, we joked that it was a surprise they managed to figure out that the pit should be removed. Hoping it was just an oversight, we mentioned the situation to our server. She just laughed, shrugged and affirmed that the plain, frozen avocado chunks we got were really what Mezcal wanted us to have when we ordered guacamole. Her attitude let us know that she knew it was gross, but that the kitchen was just dumb. She laughed along with us in disgust and didn't even try to sell it. The other items we ordered were edible, but totally generic- like the big box of taquitos from the freezer section at the grocery store. Mezcal should spend less time trying to look edgy for the yuppies and research some quality TV dinners they can substitute for their cr@p food.

Cons: 2 categories of food: mediocre and bad

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I have been to Mezcal maybe 10 times, never good service but my boyfriends knows people that work there and meets people there. The quality of the meat has never been that good, I had a set of three tacos one night that the meat was so hard it couldn't be chewed and thus i couldn't eat. The waiters have always been dependable for service, coming by often enough to keep our drinks full and the food off our tables when we were done but the bartenders are horrible, worse than horrible. I was the only girl with a group of five guys, the male bartender came by and asked everyone but me what I wanted to drink and left so fast no one could order for me either. Than no one saw him or another bartender for five plus minutes. Than I stood up on the foot rests to see over all the bottles to try and see if anyone was over on the other side and the bartender looked me right in the eye, smiled, and never came over. The female bartender came over with all the drinks and someone else ended up having to tap her on the arm to get her attention to order me a drink. Than the male bartender came over to talk to the guys and starts going off about how some "l*sbo chick just went off on him" and how "he hates all women and their bitches". The female bartender was not wearing a bra (which is fine IF the shirt is a halter top or something that not having a bra on would work with) and kept playing with her nipple and joking around with the male bartender, I wasn't there to sit around and wait 15+ minutes for a bad drink and to watch crappy po rn. The margs are bad, they taste like dirty crappy tequila and cost more than they should for that tequila. At one point the bartenders and one waiter that were working all went in the back together and no one came out for 20 minutes, no service for 20 minutes and someone could've just gone behind the bar and done or taken what ever they wanted. horrible! It took another 15 minutes to get our checks once we asked, for the second time.

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★☆☆☆☆

I have been to Mezcal maybe 10 times, never good service but my boyfriends knows people that work there and meets people there. The quality of the meat has never been that good, I had a set of three tacos one night that the meat was so hard it couldn't be chewed and thus i couldn't eat. The waiters have always been dependable for service, coming by often enough to keep our drinks full and the food off our tables when we were done but the bartenders are horrible, worse than horrible. I was the only girl with a group of five guys, the male bartender came by and asked everyone but me what I wanted to drink and left so fast no one could order for me either. Than no one saw him or another bartender for five plus minutes. Than I stood up on the foot rests to see over all the bottles to try and see if anyone was over on the other side and the bartender looked me right in the eye, smiled, and never came over. The female bartender came over with all the drinks and someone else ended up having to tap her on the arm to get her attention to order me a drink. Than the male bartender came over to talk to the guys and starts going off about how some "l*sbo chick just went off on him" and how "he hates all women and their bitches". The female bartender was not wearing a bra (which is fine IF the shirt is a halter top or something that not having a bra on would work with) and kept playing with her nipple and joking around with the male bartender, I wasn't there to sit around and wait 15+ minutes for a bad drink and to watch crappy po rn. The margs are bad, they taste like dirty crappy tequila and cost more than they should for that tequila. At one point the bartenders and one waiter that were working all went in the back together and no one came out for 20 minutes, no service for 20 minutes and someone could've just gone behind the bar and done or taken what ever they wanted. horrible! It took another 15 minutes to get our checks once we asked, for the second time.

Pros: tequila

Cons: service, bartenders, food, price for what you get

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My daughter and son-in-law and I had the worst food and service at Mezcal. When we arrived for lunch at around 12:30pm the place was empty; this should have told us something. I ordered the Fish Tacos which were priced at about $12. These 3 tiny, tiny tacos came with less than a mouthful of fish scattered between the three tacos; it was a joke! When I pointed this out to the waiter his response was "What do you want me to do about it?" The rest of the food was very, very marginal in taste and presentation, and the prices were not cheap. There was a complete lack of interest fom the bartender, waiter and the chef. Taco Bell would have been a better choice. We will never go there again and I imagine they will go out of bussiness soon.

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★☆☆☆☆

My daughter and son-in-law and I had the worst food and service at Mezcal. When we arrived for lunch at around 12:30pm the place was empty; this should have told us something. I ordered the Fish Tacos which were priced at about $12. These 3 tiny, tiny tacos came with less than a mouthful of fish scattered between the three tacos; it was a joke! When I pointed this out to the waiter his response was "What do you want me to do about it?" The rest of the food was very, very marginal in taste and presentation, and the prices were not cheap. There was a complete lack of interest fom the bartender, waiter and the chef. Taco Bell would have been a better choice. We will never go there again and I imagine they will go out of bussiness soon.

Pros: NONE

Cons: FOOD AND SERVICE AND ATTITUDE

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I have never encountered a more grouchy, cantakerous group of people in my life! The staff was so rude! They acted annoyed to be serving my friends and I. Both bartenders I encountered were terrible. He ignored me until I practically yelled at him to get anything! And she was a royal witch. Having worked in the service industry there is absolutely no excuse for this kind of treatment!! And to top it all off when the staff felt it was time to leave (well before closing time) they turned up the house music so loud that we couldn't carry on conversation and were forced to leave.
Nice decorations though.

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★☆☆☆☆

I have never encountered a more grouchy, cantakerous group of people in my life! The staff was so rude! They acted annoyed to be serving my friends and I. Both bartenders I encountered were terrible. He ignored me until I practically yelled at him to get anything! And she was a royal witch. Having worked in the service industry there is absolutely no excuse for this kind of treatment!! And to top it all off when the staff felt it was time to leave (well before closing time) they turned up the house music so loud that we couldn't carry on conversation and were forced to leave.
Nice decorations though.

Pros: nice decor

Cons: poor service

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The food is icky. Oily, chili rellenos with a SWEET sauce? Smallish pieces of fish in the fish tacos with mounds of lettuce, so it looks like more? Some weird little doughy appetizer? On the flip side, if you drink enough these details won't matter because the service, atmosphere and drinks are awesome!

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★★★☆☆

The food is icky. Oily, chili rellenos with a SWEET sauce? Smallish pieces of fish in the fish tacos with mounds of lettuce, so it looks like more? Some weird little doughy appetizer? On the flip side, if you drink enough these details won't matter because the service, atmosphere and drinks are awesome!

Pros: Drinks

Cons: Food

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I had heard good and bad about this East Colfax Mexican eatery. My initial reaction was 'why does Denver need another Mexican Resturant?' I have lived and traveled in Mexico for over 25 years and have eaten in all of the major districts of the country and I also enjoy and often eat the more typical 'Tex-Mex' or Southwestern US style of Mexican food. I took a friend who has also lived in Mexico and really knows Mexican food and drink. We ordered a Tamal and a Relleno as appitizers to 'test' the kitchen. It passed with high marks, high enough that my friend, who is a real Relleno snob order more Tamals and Rellenos for his main course. He says the Rellenos are the best in Denver and I know he's eaten a lot of them because it's about all he ever orders. I had fish tacos. While many people think these are a coastal food for Mexico, you get them everywhere and these were excellent; breaded Talapia with raw onions and an avacado based salsa.

I know why some people have complained about this place; it is very typical Northern Mexico. It is what you would get in a better family resturant in Northern Mexico and is therefore strange to folks use to the more typical US style of Mexcian food. Don't be put off, this is the real deal.

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★★★★★

I had heard good and bad about this East Colfax Mexican eatery. My initial reaction was 'why does Denver need another Mexican Resturant?' I have lived and traveled in Mexico for over 25 years and have eaten in all of the major districts of the country and I also enjoy and often eat the more typical 'Tex-Mex' or Southwestern US style of Mexican food. I took a friend who has also lived in Mexico and really knows Mexican food and drink. We ordered a Tamal and a Relleno as appitizers to 'test' the kitchen. It passed with high marks, high enough that my friend, who is a real Relleno snob order more Tamals and Rellenos for his main course. He says the Rellenos are the best in Denver and I know he's eaten a lot of them because it's about all he ever orders. I had fish tacos. While many people think these are a coastal food for Mexico, you get them everywhere and these were excellent; breaded Talapia with raw onions and an avacado based salsa.

I know why some people have complained about this place; it is very typical Northern Mexico. It is what you would get in a better family resturant in Northern Mexico and is therefore strange to folks use to the more typical US style of Mexcian food. Don't be put off, this is the real deal.

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This place is great - dinner for four for $40! And good ingredients, nothing skimped on. The food is not spicy enough, but there are several hot sauces on the table to choose from. I had the salmon enchiladas and they were excellent - topped with a vinegary cabbage mixture, on homemade tortillas. Our service wasn't great, but at these prices, the wait staff isn't making much probably. We had empty cocktalks too often for my liking, but the quality and value of the food will keep me coming back.

Despite what other reviewers said, I was there from 8-10 on a Saturday night and had no problem getting a table. None at all.

Keep your expectations in check and you'll enjoy Mezcal. Not the right place for a quiet dinner or a special occasion, but great for a cheap evening out.

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★★★★☆

This place is great - dinner for four for $40! And good ingredients, nothing skimped on. The food is not spicy enough, but there are several hot sauces on the table to choose from. I had the salmon enchiladas and they were excellent - topped with a vinegary cabbage mixture, on homemade tortillas. Our service wasn't great, but at these prices, the wait staff isn't making much probably. We had empty cocktalks too often for my liking, but the quality and value of the food will keep me coming back.

Despite what other reviewers said, I was there from 8-10 on a Saturday night and had no problem getting a table. None at all.

Keep your expectations in check and you'll enjoy Mezcal. Not the right place for a quiet dinner or a special occasion, but great for a cheap evening out.

Pros: unbelievable value, fun atmosphere

Cons: service

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Despite other reviews, this place is great for brunch. Seven of us ALL disagreed with the negative comments about Mezcal. All five of our different brunch entrés were wonderful. And, no, we didn't drink a single alcoholic beverage. I had the Entomatada. (Cheese, eggs, corn tortillas, bacon, and chili.)

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★★★★★

Despite other reviews, this place is great for brunch. Seven of us ALL disagreed with the negative comments about Mezcal. All five of our different brunch entrés were wonderful. And, no, we didn't drink a single alcoholic beverage. I had the Entomatada. (Cheese, eggs, corn tortillas, bacon, and chili.)

Pros: Food, Service

Cons: Decor in Men's Room

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If you want to go to a fun place for drinks, Mezcal is it. A great Tequila selection and great bar staff. But don't sit at a table, you'll be sorry. Even the salsa is terrible. Food is worse. The tacos are the only thing that is close to edible. Too bad as this would be a great place to eat, but they have totally missed the mark on the food. I don't know how the owners could not realize how bad the food is.

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★☆☆☆☆

If you want to go to a fun place for drinks, Mezcal is it. A great Tequila selection and great bar staff. But don't sit at a table, you'll be sorry. Even the salsa is terrible. Food is worse. The tacos are the only thing that is close to edible. Too bad as this would be a great place to eat, but they have totally missed the mark on the food. I don't know how the owners could not realize how bad the food is.

Pros: Crowd, Tequila, Fun

Cons: Food, Salsa, Service

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This is one of the best places to have a drink a little later in the evening. Just an FYI Happy hour is at 10:00 and it means dollar tacos which are excellent and some drink specials (the fried Sopes are the bomb). I would actually stick to the app menu as it is great however I will admit the menu is hit or miss. I have had mixed reviews of either great or just OK on the main menu. This is a great place to go as the vibe is great the music is good and the cartoons are pretty funny especially after a couple of glasses of tequilia. Definitely one of the better bars to have a drink at and the atmosphere is outstanding.

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★★★★★

This is one of the best places to have a drink a little later in the evening. Just an FYI Happy hour is at 10:00 and it means dollar tacos which are excellent and some drink specials (the fried Sopes are the bomb). I would actually stick to the app menu as it is great however I will admit the menu is hit or miss. I have had mixed reviews of either great or just OK on the main menu. This is a great place to go as the vibe is great the music is good and the cartoons are pretty funny especially after a couple of glasses of tequilia. Definitely one of the better bars to have a drink at and the atmosphere is outstanding.

Pros: Apps, Drinks, Lighting

Cons: None

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In short, too loud, mediocre food, great decor, good for kids only if you don't want to hear them. Didn't drink much, but wish I had. Our plates ranged from ho hum to inedible, The service was adequate, the price was ok, but I would rather pay more to get something I want to eat.

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★★☆☆☆

In short, too loud, mediocre food, great decor, good for kids only if you don't want to hear them. Didn't drink much, but wish I had. Our plates ranged from ho hum to inedible, The service was adequate, the price was ok, but I would rather pay more to get something I want to eat.

Pros: Decor

Cons: Parking, Noise

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I had my B-day on Dec 20th which included 8 people. We sat quickly and enjoyed great drinkes before the meal with awsome guacamole and chips. Everyone's meal were great. The Jert or Jerk? steak meal was outstanding!!! The music was loud at first but the waitress quickly turned it down for us. Good times!!!

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★★★★★

I had my B-day on Dec 20th which included 8 people. We sat quickly and enjoyed great drinkes before the meal with awsome guacamole and chips. Everyone's meal were great. The Jert or Jerk? steak meal was outstanding!!! The music was loud at first but the waitress quickly turned it down for us. Good times!!!

Pros: Food, Drink, Atmosphere

Cons: Parking

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Mezcal is a consistent dissapointment. The food is some of the worst we have ever had. Bland and dry with iceburg lettuce does not a good restaraunt make. The queso is almost as watered down as the drinks. This place wreaks of mediocrity. Its over priced and the staff are luke warm. We keep giving it a chance so shame on us. Im not saying the other reviews are not accurate. Im just saying that we know good food, good service and good drinks. Mezcal has a long way to go.

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★☆☆☆☆

Mezcal is a consistent dissapointment. The food is some of the worst we have ever had. Bland and dry with iceburg lettuce does not a good restaraunt make. The queso is almost as watered down as the drinks. This place wreaks of mediocrity. Its over priced and the staff are luke warm. We keep giving it a chance so shame on us. Im not saying the other reviews are not accurate. Im just saying that we know good food, good service and good drinks. Mezcal has a long way to go.

Pros: Ambience, Ambience, Ambience

Cons: Food, Drinks, Service

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Just went to Mezcal for the first time. First of all, the margaritas and appetizers were wonderful. The music, however, was so loud that the waitress asked us if we felt like we were in a club. Our waitress disappeared a few times as well, and they weren't particularly busy (Wednesday night).
The entrees were disappointing. The enchiladas were barely edible, bland, and the chicken was dry. The porkchop dish was not very good either. Overall, not the best food. But I'd definitely go back for margaritas and appetizers!

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★★★☆☆

Just went to Mezcal for the first time. First of all, the margaritas and appetizers were wonderful. The music, however, was so loud that the waitress asked us if we felt like we were in a club. Our waitress disappeared a few times as well, and they weren't particularly busy (Wednesday night).
The entrees were disappointing. The enchiladas were barely edible, bland, and the chicken was dry. The porkchop dish was not very good either. Overall, not the best food. But I'd definitely go back for margaritas and appetizers!

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Loved the food...loved the service...loved the casual atmosphere. Held a nice 3 hour dinner with 3 couples and each and every one of us had glowing comments...and, no, it was not the Tequila talking!!

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★★★★★

Loved the food...loved the service...loved the casual atmosphere. Held a nice 3 hour dinner with 3 couples and each and every one of us had glowing comments...and, no, it was not the Tequila talking!!

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if you like tequila, mescal, or want to branch out and try some sotol, Mezcal is the perfect place especially if you want to learn alot about what your drinking! They have tequlia tastings for free every friday and the bartenders and servers seem to all be tequila and mescal sommeliers. I was sitting at the bar when they happened to be doing a tequila dinner, which the bartender told me consisted of a five course meal with lamb chops, five different tequilas, and a margarita. It looked great and it was only 45 bucks for the whole thing plus they tried a 36 dollar shot and learned about what they drank. Cool place with a mixed crowd and friendly, very knowledgable staff. oh yeah after 5:30 you can park for free between tommy's and paradise cleaners in the lot.

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★★★★★

if you like tequila, mescal, or want to branch out and try some sotol, Mezcal is the perfect place especially if you want to learn alot about what your drinking! They have tequlia tastings for free every friday and the bartenders and servers seem to all be tequila and mescal sommeliers. I was sitting at the bar when they happened to be doing a tequila dinner, which the bartender told me consisted of a five course meal with lamb chops, five different tequilas, and a margarita. It looked great and it was only 45 bucks for the whole thing plus they tried a 36 dollar shot and learned about what they drank. Cool place with a mixed crowd and friendly, very knowledgable staff. oh yeah after 5:30 you can park for free between tommy's and paradise cleaners in the lot.

Pros: cheap happy hour taco, not too smokey, good vibe

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On a whim we stopped by Mezcal for lunch. What a pleasant surprise! The bright, oil cloth tables, unique mexican murals, and chain-link low rider bicycle made for a fun atmosphere. I had the Pozole which was excellent and I liked that the menu was a bit more traditional as opposed to Tex-Mex. The Mojito my husband ordered was so-so. Very reasonably priced. Fun, Attentive staff. All in all we had a nice time at Mezcal.

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★★★★★

On a whim we stopped by Mezcal for lunch. What a pleasant surprise! The bright, oil cloth tables, unique mexican murals, and chain-link low rider bicycle made for a fun atmosphere. I had the Pozole which was excellent and I liked that the menu was a bit more traditional as opposed to Tex-Mex. The Mojito my husband ordered was so-so. Very reasonably priced. Fun, Attentive staff. All in all we had a nice time at Mezcal.

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Great food, fun atmosphere, good service and an unbelievable value.

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★★★★★

Great food, fun atmosphere, good service and an unbelievable value.

Pros: Food, Atmosphere, Value

 

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