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Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
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Ranked #16 of 121 Restaurants in Cape Girardeau
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Outdoor seating
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Good for: Outdoor seating
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This was a great experience. The service was wonderful and the food was even better. It does take a little longer than most Mexican restaurants but it is worth the wait. You can tell everything is fresh

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69 reviews 69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Acapulco has a traditional Mexican atmosphere fountain included. They offer an extensive menu with all the traditional Mexican fare and cocktails to accompany. The food was typical Mexican nothing spectacular but much better than any other I have had in Cape thus far. I recommend it for if your in town.

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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 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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323 reviews 323 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
172 helpful votes 172 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
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
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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147 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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Additional Information about El Acapulco

Address: Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Cape Girardeau
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 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 - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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