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El Acapulco

Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
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Ranked #12 of 116 restaurants in Cape Girardeau
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Outdoor seating
Most recent review
- Jun 23, 2014
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Good for: Outdoor seating
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English first
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I wish I could have posted a review with no rating because we never got to eat there! The address is wrong in TA. We ended up eating at Texas Roadhouse (which was very disappointing) and as we left the parking lot we saw El Acapulco at a different exit and on a different road than what is listed here!

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The food was pretty good. I did like the table we sat at-we had plenty if space & privacy. The seating isn't crammed. Service was ok but not A1.

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Mattoon, Illinois
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226 reviews 226 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

My wife and I took a short trip to southeast Missouri in Feburary. The first evening we were in Cape Girardeau we thought: Mexican food tonight: El Acapulco - a good choice. Inasmuch as their menu is not included in their website and Joan can’t remember what her entree was called, I will have to just describe it: two thin,... More

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Southeast Missouri
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

I have eaten at a ton of Mexican restaurants all across the country and in Mexico, and this is my favorite. I'm not a big Tex-Mex fan. I want the real deal. This is my favorite. Great authentic Mexican food at a great price. My favorites are the Burritos Leon (if you like verde sauce) and the Ranchero Special.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Being from the southwest I have eaten really good Mexican food as well as tex-mex, when you get to the Mississippi River the chances of getting really good of either becomes slim and none! Then we found the El Acapulco and found truly great Mexican food. The selection is widely varied and always great tasting. If you are traveling on... More

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Overland Park, Kansas
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207 reviews 207 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

I ate at the bar. The bartender left a mess on the bar next to me; my place was clean, but the rest of the bar was not. Happy hour from 3pm to 9pm? Really? Anyway, the margarita's were watered down and pre-mixed. Not a big deal, as most places are like that now, but they pour it out of... More

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Chester,IL
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

The food here is top quality mexican food. The service is friendly and fast. The Margarita's are great.We have been here many times and it is always great.The place has amasing decor."Nacho" will do a great job to see you have a awsome dining experience.

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

My girlfriends & I frequently meet for dinner...and it never fails this is where we end up. Great happy hour, great mexican food, and friendly staff!

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Sikeston, Missouri
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131 reviews 131 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013 via mobile

We come here about once a month and share polo el tapatio. Chicken with bacon and cheese sauce. Always prepared perfectly. Their chips are light and crispy, the way we love them!

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Chaffee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I appreciate that the food quality is consistent every time I visit. It's always fresh and delicous. Staff is friendly and does a great job at making it a great dining experience. Newly rennovated as well.

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