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Los Carboncitos

Map & Directions 3757 Pecos St.
Denver, CO 80211
  • Mexican
  • Sun-Wed 9am-11pm, Thu-Sat 9am-1am
  • MasterCard, Visa, cash
  • Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
  • None
  • Not Accepted, Accepted
  • Street


Westword's Description

This small, family-friendly neighborhood cafe is warm and crowded during the day, crowded and loud after dark, with the big kitchen constantly at work banging out food that may not yet be ubiquitous in Denver, but certainly is sur de la frontera. The house specialty is huaraches: long, open-faced slabs of corn masa topped with whatever is close at hand. But Los Carboncitos also offers everything from tacos to killer tortas to real Mexican Coca-Cola.

Merchant's Description

At Los Carboncitos we serve Real Mexican Food - from Mexico City. Everything here from the tortillas to our 4 signature salsas and our desserts are all made fresh with authentic ingredients! We have an open kitchen so you can see how we prepare all our exquisite authentic Mexican food dishes. Catch the aroma of our slow roasted pork called " Al Pastor" and listen to the sizzle of our signature

Member Reviews

  • tannaruzicka wrote a review for Los Carboncitos
    on 04/09/10

    Awesome chips and salsa. Great margs - not to sweet, but not to sour.

  • westwordbestof wrote a review for Los Carboncitos
    on 05/06/09

    There have been two big developments at Los Carboncitos this year: They've added a third location, on East Sixth Avenue, that serves alcohol — and all three restaurants now serve chips (although you may have to ask for them). And Los Carboncitos still has the best salsa in the city. As a matter of fact, it has three or four of the best salsas in the city — all brought to every... More >>

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Tips from foursquare

  • Denver Westword on 10/19/11

    Grab the chips with a caddy of four salsas!

  • Lauren S. on 09/05/11

    Wow! These salsas are HOT!!

  • Jason F. on 09/03/10

    The salsas are AMAZING, and the food is incredible. Definitely eat here!!

  • Kathleen A. on 07/16/10

    Stick to the tacos here. Best in Denver by far. Very authentic spot. Wash it all down with a horchata.

  • Tika B. on 07/19/13

    It's not on the menu, but order a veggie burrito anyhow. It's like chop suey. My last contained rice, beans, peppers, green beans, and pineapple. #ASurpriseInEveryTortilla

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