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El Capitan Restaurant

100 E. Broadway, Van Horn, TX
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Ranked #1 of 15 Restaurants in Van Horn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Description: The hotel has recently opened the only upscale restaurant in the Van Horn. It is open to the public and offers excellent food and service!
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Tucson, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

A bit slow for these weary travelers. A bit overpriced. I paid far too much for a hamburger. The prime rib was okay at $25.00 no prices on the menu was our first clue.

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Newcastle
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96 reviews 96 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

During our stay in El Capitan we had both dinner and breakfast in the restaurant. The service was spot on and not overly fussy and the food well priced and delicious

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Salt Lake City
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

At the suggestion of the waitress, we each had soup and salad and then split the main course. They even put it on two different plates for us. This meant that we still had room for the incredible pecan pie a la mode. Everything we ate was delicious. Probably the best meal we have had in a long time. Their... More

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Sierra Vista, AZ
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108 reviews 108 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We read the reviews and went with the suggestions...my husband had the fried steak with jalapeno gravy and I had the chicken pasta florentine. Both dishes were delicious! Our server, Debbie, was excellent! She was fun and attentive to our group (there were four of us). It was a great meal...and yes, the beers on tap and the wines are... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The hotel restaurant was great. The jalapeno chicken fried steak is a must. My wife had a pasta dish that was excellent as well. Service was good and wine selection was better than expected. Had good selection of draft beers on tap as well.

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Prescott, Arizona
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The El Capitan is definitely a find for travelers crossing west Texas. The food and service were excellent. Try their "mystery dessert" and attempt to guess the primary ingredient!

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Beavercreek, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

We drive through this area quite often & never knew this was here! Not only will we stay at this beautiful hotel every time we come through, but we will eat at this wonderful restaurant. The service was great, the wine selection was adequate (& super affordable!), the food was fabulous!

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

After nearly two months on the road our journey has nearly come to a close for this year. Spending the night in Van horn, we turned to our trusty Trip Advisor for a place to have dinner. Oh, my goodness! This one is going on our SAVE menu. We went with the server, Mae Mae's suggestion of the pistachio fried... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Van Horn, TX?!? Yep... One of the most surprising finds, El Capitán, a beautifully restored old hotel with an attached restaurant, is dishing up some seriously good meals! A varied menu from a fancy florentine to a scrumptious Chicken-fried sirloin steak replete with homemade (read "real!") mashed potatoes and delicious (mild) jalapeño country gravy. An adequate selection of really good... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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114 reviews 114 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

we were hungry and looked for a place to eat. Not many are here in town with a menu we were looking for. We checked Trip and it said try here so we did. I guess the double rainbow that rested right in their parking lot was an omen to the little pot of gold off I-10. We asked what... More

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Address: 100 E. Broadway, Van Horn, TX
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Van Horn
Cuisine: American

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