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El Caporal

1028 Main St, Canon City, CO 81212-3412
719-276-2001
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Ranked #15 of 64 Restaurants in Canon City
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Romance
Most recent review
- Sep 4, 2014
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance
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Drummonds, Tennessee
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My measure of quality, whether fair or not, is always the Chile Relleno. This one was very different, but maybe that's the custom here. It was mostly like a cheese omelet with a canned green chile, more omelet than chile. I am used to a fresh poblano chile, filled with cheese, battered and deep fried. The service and atmosphere were... More

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This place rocked!! Our food was outstanding, it was fresh it tasted great & it didn't take all day to come to the table. Our server was friendly & smiled a lot. We will be back!!

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Aurora, Colorado, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Got there 3 minutes before the lunch special ended but they gave it to us! Great margarita's, and the food was superb. Service was quick

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Durango, Colorado
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us by someone who worked with my brother. After visiting with him, it was after 8:00 p.m. and my sister and I were wishing for Mexican food. When we looked at the menus we were surprised at the reasonable prices! Having lived in southern Arizona for many years, we are quite picky about our Mexican... More

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Littleton Colorado
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My Carne Asada was politely and professionally delivered, and the plate actually was hot. Damn hot. I had already overlooked the lack of music which isn't too important to me, and the brisk delivery of a beer different from what I ordered in admiration of the heavily ice frosted mug that accompanied it. Nor was I displeased by the presentation... More

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Livingston, Louisiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Good food and excellent friendly service. We eat there about once a month when a cousin comes down from Colorado Springs.

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North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Not only is the food good, but the margaritas are the best I have ever had in my life. The atmosphere is nice, nothing special,

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Wichita
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Atmosphere was the only thing decent at this place. The most bland, tasteless Mexican food I've ever experienced. Wrap a plain tortilla around some shredded cheese, microwave for 45 seconds and you'll be better off.

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Cotopaxi
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Great specials. Haven't found a better place for Mexican food in Canon City. Better places in Colorado Springs or Pueblo.

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Canon City, Colorado
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We always love coming to this place. The food is always really good and their quick service is fantastic. If you drink this place has great margaritas any almost any flavor. Kids menu is great for picky eaters. Open 7 days a week, something for everyone.

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