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Sun Valley is a top destination in Idaho for adventure seekers looking to enjoy time in the great outdoors. It’s also a great place to enjoy palate-pleasing adventures when all of the fun under the sun leaves you with a craving to curb. When you’re here and find yourself longing for authentic Mexican fare, you can enjoy exactly that every time you drop by Desperado’s restaurant.

Delicious Flavors in the Heart of Idaho

Located at 211 4th Street in Ketchum, Desperado’s, often simply referred to as Despo’s, is an eatery that’s been a staple in the greater Sun Valley area since 1983. Flavorful Mexican cuisine is their specialty and Despo’s is known and loved for its use of fresh and locally sourced ingredients. Delicious dishes are served up here Monday through Saturday from 11:30 am until 8:00 pm and service is often shouted out for being friendly. In the warm weather months of the year, Desperado’s is the place to be for fantastic outdoor dining when you want to enjoy a homemade margarita in the fresh air with family and friends. If you’re swinging by for a meal when temperatures are a bit chilly, you can take advantage of a place on their covered and heated patio too.

Menu Must-Try Items at Desperado’s Restaurant

You’ll definitely want to start things off at Despo’s with an order of their tasty chips and salsa. From there, it’s on to some of the house favorites on the menu including the Texas taco, the steak tampiquena, the shrimp diabla, and the chili verde burrito. When Mexican fare with a twist is what you’re after, the specialty burrito section of the menu is where you want to look. Here, you’ll find options to order up Pacific cod burritos, pollo al carbon, and a vegetarian burrito if you’re following any dietary restrictions. You can’t go wrong when you order up a taco at Despo’s thanks to a variety of flavorful choices including chicken, pork, steak, shrimp, mahi mahi, and Pacific Cod. The tostadas, enchiladas, and quesadillas on the menu promise to delight while Despo’s also has a full kids’ menu to enjoy when you’re dining out with the little ones in Ketchum. No matter what dish you go for, you can always enhance the flavor here with a side of rice, beans, cheese, or guacamole too.

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