Lakewood, Colorado: Casa Bonita

Eat Mexican food to the appetite-stimulating splash of indoor cliff divers.

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Casa Bonita ramp to Mexi-fantasy.

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I grew up in Colorado, and as I kid I would beg my mom to take me to Casa Bonita for my birthday. We would drive in from Colorado Springs for the adventure. Now I have moved back to the Denver area and I can't believe I have talked my honey into taking me back! It was 1976 or '77 the last time I was here! Not much has changed. You just have to do it! Have some fun and don't take yourself too seriously. It is worth the stop.

[Dori, 08/19/2010]

We were there earlier this month, watching families enjoy the indoor cliff diving.

Balcony overlooking cliff diving.

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Seating is very interesting. Tons of little balconies overlook the cliff divers.

[Katharine Chestnut, 07/10/2010]

Casa Bonita.

Casa Bonita

Just visited here, must say it is worth going to experience it all. Gorilla show, gun fight, cliff divers and much more. Food is overpriced and awful quality, but a place that has all this is worth it!

[Shellye, 04/28/2010]
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Food is cafeteria style, sub par. Sopapillas for dessert were above par when paired with honey. Attractions were a must-see. Cliff divers, gunfighters, Black Bart's cave, etc. very entertaining.

[Rockin p, 02/08/2010]

Casa Bonita.

Casa Bonita

Casa Bonita is still there and doing very well. It was quite busy on a weeknight. It's a fun restaurant, but the food is quite bad -- basically Taco Bell quality at three times the price. The entertainment is really fun, though.

If you are passing through the area, need a hotel, and are thinking of staying, drive out of this area first. Apparently, Colfax is a terrible neighborhood.

[Brian, 05/27/2006]

After thirty years of chaotic eatertainment, this surreal Mexican theme restaurant still attracts indiscriminately hungry tourists! Like us.

Casa Bonita

6715 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood, CO
I-25 to Denver, take exit 210A (Colfax) west to the 6700 block, watching for the Bell Tower Shopping Center on the right side. On the north side of US Hwy 40/W. Colfax Ave. just east of Pierce St.
Su-Th 11 am - 9 pm; F-Sa to 10 pm. (Call to verify)
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