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D' Corazon Mexican Restaurant

1530 Blake St.
Denver, CO 80202
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D' Corazon Mexican Restaurant +

Mark Antonation


  • $$
  • Vegetarian Friendly, ATM, Kid Friendly, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Metered Parking
  • Reservations Accepted
There are a few sure bets at this downtown Mexican eatery: The joint will always be packed; the green chile will always be rich, hearty and satisfying; and dinner is the best time to show up. Let's start with the chile: D'Corazon makes it the way God intended, at least here in Colorado — brownish-orange, thick like gravy, and hot enough to grab your attention. Newcomers to Denver are likely to be confused, and New Mexicans will be outraged, but after a spoonful or two, all will be converted. The pork-laden original gets top billing, but vegetarians won't be disappointed by the meatless version. And showing up after 4 p.m. really is the best way to visit; the business deals with a furious lunch rush, so wait times are shorter in the evening, and you'll be able to take advantage of $3.57 margs.

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