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El Chilito

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403 SW 1st Ave, Canby, OR 97013-3818
503-266-4966
Today
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 18
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  • 3
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Canby's Best Restaurant

El Chilito is definitely Canby's best restaurant. I have never been disappointed here. The carne asada tacos are the best in the area (including Woodburn/O.C./Molalla/Silverton), and the al pastor is also top notch. I always wash my tacos down with a large cup of their excellent horchata -- IMO... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Jethro70
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Molalla, Oregon
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22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Molalla, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

El Chilito is definitely Canby's best restaurant. I have never been disappointed here. The carne asada tacos are the best in the area (including Woodburn/O.C./Molalla/Silverton), and the al pastor is also top notch. I always wash my tacos down with a large cup of their excellent horchata -- IMO, it's prepared perfectly. If you want the real deal, give it... More 

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Canby, Oregon, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The only downside to this establisment is indoor seating. They have outdoor seating available which helps but I recommend getting your food to go and checking out Molalla State park while you dine. As far as food goes, the quality is outstanding so you can't go wrong with any choice on the menu. The service is on point even with... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We had $1.50 tacos for our first time here. The little tortillas were perfect not soggy at all. The meat was fantastic and they were very authentic. We can't wait to try one of their meals which were so reasonably priced.. This is worth the stop !!

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Canby, Oregon
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Seriously good food at crazy low prices and a super friendly staff. If you're in Canby, this is as good as it gets....at any price.

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Canby, Oregon
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We have passed this establishment many times and finally decided to check it out and we are so happy that we did. An absolutely great place. The food is fresh, tasty and oh so good! It has become a favorite place for us to eat. Highly recommend to anyone!

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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I tried every kind of taco. They were $1.50 apiece. Super reasonable, small tortillas but a nice big portion of filling, not greasy at all, lots of sauce options. It was delicious. Maybe the asada was best, but the al pastor was pretty awesome too. They even did traditional carnitas. I wish I lived closer, I'd be back so often!

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Monroe, Oregon
Top Contributor
216 reviews 216 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This is a cheap, authentic restaurant. It is one of my absolute favorites. It's satisfying every time. Be sure to stop in for lunch.

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Canby, Oregon
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

As the holidays have come and gone, we can start our return to a so called normal routine. During the rush we stopped and ate several times at El Chilito. The food was very good but service at times was slow do to the amount of people eating at the restaurant. Would recommend you trying out El Chilito!

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Canby, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

I called in an order and was told it would take 15 minutes. I arrived 15 minutes later and stood there for another 20 minutes with no food. People who spoke Spanish seemed to get their food quickly, although I'm fluent in Spanish....

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

Verry good food... been coming in for 12 years already. .. and same taste. Nice family owners keep up the good job!! Love the tacos alpastor awesome

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 403 SW 1st Ave, Canby, OR 97013-3818
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Clackamas County  >  Canby
  • Phone Number: 503-266-4966

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?