La Cueva

9742 E. Colfax Ave.
Aurora, CO 80010
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  • Mon-Sat 11am-9pm
  • $$
  • Kid Friendly, Private Party, Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Parking Lot Available, Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted
After 35 years in the same location, Nabor and Norma Nuñez still make some of the tastiest Mexican home cooking in town. The green chile, spicy and addictive, contains all fresh ingredients; beef tacos come loaded with lean, shredded beef. And it's all even better washed down with one of the bar's 100-plus tequilas.

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  • La Cueva remains a culinary oasis on Colfax
    6 years ago by Jason Sheehan

    Like La Loma, La Cueva has some history behind it. Both places opened in the mid-'70s, both places quickly became destinations for Denver's Mexican food fans. Over the years, both restaurants have prospered, but unlike La Loma's own...

  • Check, Please!
    14 years ago by Kyle Wagner

    Q: A long time ago, you wrote about a Mexican restaurant that didn't "own a can opener." Do you remember what it was? A:That would be La Cueva (9742 East Colfax Avenue, Aurora, 303-367-1422), a mom-and-pop eatery that's been serving...

  • Mouthing Off
    19 years ago by Kyle Wagner

    Oh, Mexico: Oooh, the letter-writers are at it again, this time raking me over the coals for my March 28 review of Los Troncos, a refried-beans-and-rice eatery at 730 East Sixth Avenue that I took to task for offering 48 greasy vari...


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