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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
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Bueno!

Beautiful décor - wonderful Mexican food. Margaritas are great. The wait staff is friendly and very nice. It is a local favorite.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
AnnKnits
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Colorado
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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110 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Beautiful décor - wonderful Mexican food. Margaritas are great. The wait staff is friendly and very nice. It is a local favorite.

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Colorado, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Very good Mexican food, popular with locals. They have daily lunch, dinner & drink specials, which are a great value, but we also enjoy their mole' and all varieties of their camarones (shrimp) plates. They have a wide variety of good margaritas, as well.

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Westcliffe, Colorado
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79 reviews 79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Have eaten here several time and never a disappointment. The service is excellent. Great menu with excellent pricing. Oh ya, the food, very yum yum.

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Canon City, Colorado
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Had dinner there, but was in a hurry, so was happy with the service and food. Good place for one in a hurry.gf

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Granbury, Texas
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104 reviews 104 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We were pleasantly surprised when we arrived at this restaurant. Before 5pm the parking lot was full and the outside of the restaurant impeccably clean and neat. The menu is extensive to please all palates. The Mexican food was delicious. Salsa was homemade and the tortillas (both flour and corn) were fresh and tasty. Servers were attentive but not intrusive... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Stopped in for lunch. Wait staff was very friendly. Great tasting food and lots of it. If you enjoy Mexican stop in.

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Canon City, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

One of our favorite dinner places in town. Typical Mexican décor, fast friendly service. They offer seafood choices along with the usual Mexican menu items, all very well done. Our friends from Phoenix, a Mexican restaurant city, were impressed and complimentary. I'd recommend it to anyone.

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Canon City, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great place to eat. Big menu. Great food. Reasonable prices . Fast sit-down service. Great place for families.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is absolutely the best in town, their food is excellent as well as their staff. Would definitely recommend & come back!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Jim from Lost Paddle recommended it to us. We were NOT disappointed. Great food at a great price! We would definitely go there again.

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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: Families with children, Romantic
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?