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2209 Meadow Dr, Louisville, KY 40218
(502) 473-7840
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Lexington, Kentucky
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Had a chicken mole and the sauce was just okay, but the chicken was tough. Generous portions of guacamole given on request. Food was okay, but nothing special. Staff very friendly. Big portions, at a low price (someone else was paying, did hear them say that it was cheap). Would suggest to hungry budget-conscious people, but there are probably better... More 

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Edwardsville, Illinois
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100 reviews 100 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This restaurant had better find a new cook before it's too late. We dined here during prime dining hours on a Friday night. There were only 3 other tables of diners while we were there. After our food arrived, we understood why. The salsa was exceedingly bland with no kick or tomato taste. The dominant flavor was garlic. My taco... More 

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Mishawaka, Indiana
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Staying in the area for a night and did NOT want fast food and chains which was all around. Found this place. GREAT GREAT food. I was sooo surprised when I received my burrito the homemade sauce and the spices they used.. you KNEW it was Authentic and homemade. My business partner had the fish tacos and could not say... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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123 reviews 123 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Best Mexican food in town.Been here several times. Always fresh and authentic, not processed. Fast and chips are always warm. Great cheese dip. Huge portions at reasonable prices....the whole package!! Don't forget to get a pitcher of their house made margaritas. ANDALE!!!

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St Charles, MO
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75 reviews 75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

We stopped in Louisville for the night and weren't sure where to eat. We just sort of stumbled across this place and we loved it! The food was great, the service was wonderful, and the prices were low!

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Vonore, Tennessee
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110 reviews 110 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Bottom Line - Excellent Mexican Restaurant! I was traveling through the Louisville area and had stopped for the night. In looking for a place to eat, I stumbled onto El Caporal and could not have been happier. The restaurant was not very busy the night I was there, an ice storm was on the way, but I was greeted like... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

I could walk to this restaurant. Really good mexican food. Its on a side street about a block and half away from where I stay. Service excellent.

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Dayton, Ohio
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

While staying in Louisville for a couple of days, we were looking for a good place to eat. Saw the reviews and thought to give it a try. The place met the expectation set by the reviews. Service was good and fast. Food was hot and very tasty. Only one problem - order a margarita on the rocks and was... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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40 reviews 40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

We've eaten here often, and never had a bad meal. (I'm writing this review for the one near the Sam's Club in Louisville) The service is always excellent, the margaritas delicious, and the food is always very good. Go there if you can!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

Only 5 minutes from Bashford a full memu and value for your dollar. The waiter was prompt and attentive. Flan was fantastic.

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Additional Information about El Caporal

Address: 2209 Meadow Dr, Louisville, KY 40218
Phone Number: (502) 473-7840
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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