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105 West First Street, Cle Elum, WA 98922
(509) 674-4284
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Ranked #12 of 37 Restaurants in Cle Elum
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Gig Harbor, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Great family atmosphere. The drinks were made just right and the food hot and delicious, served quickly.

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Burien, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I enjoy a good taco salad. I like going to Mexican restaurants for the chips and salsa. Mostly, I go to a restaurant for good service. I found none of these during my stop at El Caporal for lunch. The chips and salsa were just fair. The taco salad was not good at all even though before ordering I asked... More 

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Bemidji, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Atmosphere was fun, server was great, but food was just average. Easily accessible right on main street.

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Hermiston, Oregon, United States
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53 reviews 53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Stoppped at El Caporal as I passed through the area on a business trip. Not looking for a great meal; just lunch so I could get back on the road. Glad I stopped at El Caporal because the food was quite good and the staff was great. They treat you like a guest at their home. I ordered the Chile... More 

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Cheney, Washington
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

the food came out very fast and it tasted amazing! i loved the chicken fajita. the waiter kind of forgot about us at the end so it took a while to get the bill. but other than that it was fantastic!

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seattle
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The service is great and the food is good also. We find ourselves going here because at lunch it is the best The Cottage in the morning and Mama's at night

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Ronald, Washington
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115 reviews 115 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

When in Cle Elum and Mexican food sounds good this is the place to go. Granted, the food is more American style Mexican but non the less it is good. The staff is friendly and the meals come out of the kitchen hot.

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Eatonville, WA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

I have been coming to this restaurant since my childhood. The service has always been good and friendly. I've since moved from Cle Elum but make a point to come eat here whenever I'm over to visit family. It's my go-to place to eat. Consistently good and the owners take pride in their establishment. They get to know their customers... More 

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Cle Elum, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We moved to Cle Elum from San Diego and have been looking for a place that has Mexican food more like in San Diego, but didn't find anywhere close until we found El Caporal! We especially love their salsa and buy itnto go anytime I'm cooking a Mexican dish at home. We usually order to go, but the first time... More 

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

Went on a Friday night and had very fast service. The prawns salad was to die for. Completely satisfied all around. Adverage priced.

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Additional Information about El Caporal

Address: 105 West First Street, Cle Elum, WA 98922
Phone Number: (509) 674-4284
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Cle Elum
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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