El Olvido


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In a Nutshell

Head chef Jorge Pingarron’s range of regional Mexican recipes includes Jalisco’s carne en su jugo—cooked strips of meat, bacon & beans

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Promotional value expires Mar 5, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person. Limit 1 per table. Dine-in only. Not valid for carryout. Not valid for delivery. Not valid for happy hour. Must choose from menu. Not valid for split checks. Additional $5 fee for rib eye, arrachera and red snapper. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Sharing a meal out strengthens family bonds in a civilized way, unlike invading the neighborhood block party and laying siege to the bounce castle. Subjugate your hunger with today’s Groupon: for $20, you get dinner for two at El Olvido (up to a $42.75 value). The dinner includes:

  • One appetizer (up to a $7.95 value)
  • Two entrees (up to a $12.90 value each)
  • Two drinks (up to a $4.50 value each)<p>

Hailing from Acapulco, Mexico, El Olvido’s Executive Chef Jorge Pingarron crafts a menu of authentic dishes that span multiple Mexican regions. Chicken wings served with avocado sauce ($7.95) serve as piquant prelude to carne en su jugo ($9.90–$11.90), the house specialty that uses a traditional Jalisco recipe to cook strips of meat in their own juices with beans and bacon. Costillas en salsa verde ($11.90) couple hearty bites of pork baby ribs in green sauce with rice and whole beans, and in the camarones a la diabla ($12.90), shrimp sautés in a spicy chipotle sauce alongside bacon, onion, and poblano. Guests can pair bites with imported beers such as Tecate and Modelo Especial ($3.50) or traditional Mexican flavored water ($2.50), which doubles as ammunition during traditional Mexican water-balloon fights.

Customer Reviews

I love that it is not typical Mexican food slopped on a plate. Thank you for beautiful food and terra cot plates
Daisy V. · May 13, 2012
The chili relleno was fantastic!!! not breaded or fried and stuffed with the most delicious carne! The service was great and they were so kind and attentive. Such a great place.
Bethany · May 7, 2012
Friendly service and very unique menu...different than the typical Tex-Mex fare you find at most Mexican restaurants
Darrren H. · May 6, 2012
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    Denver, Colorado 80210


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