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El Caporal

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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
Good for:
Families with children
Romance

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 42
    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
Good Mexican

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
Touchogold
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Canon City, Colorado
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
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108 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Westcliffe, Colorado
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

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
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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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102 reviews 102 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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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14 reviews 14 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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Drummonds, Tennessee
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89 reviews 89 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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
39 reviews 39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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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, Romance
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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