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El Caporal

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Mexican
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1028 Main St, Canon City, CO 81212-3412
719-276-2001
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The food and service is always good,

The food and service is always good, offering daily specials. The prices are very reasonable and seating for families. This is our favorite Mexican food restaurant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Ellaine C
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Howard, Colorado
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
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Howard, Colorado
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The food and service is always good, offering daily specials. The prices are very reasonable and seating for families. This is our favorite Mexican food restaurant.

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Canon City, Colorado
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Have eaten here regularly for years,, always clean, comfortable, exceptional service, the whole menu is great,, but no queso.

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

This place was recommended as a great Mexican food place. The service was poor and the food was not good.

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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Good, standard Mexican food. After a day of rafting, was awesome to go have tasty Mexican cuisine. We would recommend the enchiladas and burritos. The salsa is to die for! So fresh and tasty. Not too spicy, but tasty enough to satisfy this family of Mexican food lovers. Good service, comfortable atmosphere, friendly staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I am local and El Caporal is a must at least once a month sometimes twice a week. There is a reason El Caporal has been voted Best Mexican Restaurant by readers of our local paper!!!!

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Lakewood, Colorado
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The food was very good. Salsa had a great flavor. Most important the beer was cold. Figured when the parking lot is full, they must know something.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

if you like really bland and exceedingly spiceless food, you'll love this place. Service is good. Food comes out fast.

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Allison Park, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I went there with 2 other people and the food was excellent. The service is great and the food arrives shortly after ordering it. I do not eat Mexican regularly but I enjoyed it and found it very tasty

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Canon City
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A decent Mexican restaurant with a fairly large menu and full bar. Wait staff is good and prices are reasonable.

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Glendale, Arizona
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is an off the beaten path restaurant. The staff was attentive and the food flavorful and portions size perfect. We did not have to wait a long time for our food and during our wait the wait staff came by several times to refill drinks and chips.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1028 Main St, Canon City, CO 81212-3412
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Canon City
  • Phone Number: 719-276-2001

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?