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El Capitan Fresh Mexican Grill

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1800 S. Milton Rd. #21, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
(928) 774-1083
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 23
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great evening with friends

The restaurant is located in a very plain strip mall, but the food, service and atmosphere is excellent. We loved the guacamole appetizer. The menu had a lot of great gluten free and vegetarian offerings. The mushroom and spinach enchilada was tasty and not too cheesy. Our server was a NAU student... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
buckozFallbrook_CA
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Fallbrook, CA
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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51 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Fallbrook, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

The restaurant is located in a very plain strip mall, but the food, service and atmosphere is excellent. We loved the guacamole appetizer. The menu had a lot of great gluten free and vegetarian offerings. The mushroom and spinach enchilada was tasty and not too cheesy. Our server was a NAU student who was friendly and gave us plenty of... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona, Usa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

They've remodeled. It looks great! The food and drink are yummy. The gluten free menu has many options! Don't forget to ask about the daily specials. Many are gluten free as well.

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Alexandria, VA
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch and the fajitas were good with the freshly made guacamole and the salsas that were excellent. The chicken taco was just so so.... We were definitely stop here again when in the area.

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Colorado Springs
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My family makes it a point to stop at this restaurant when we are going through Flagstaff. Their Carnitas plate is excellent, as is their Carne Adovado.

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I have been here many, many times and always have a great meal. The salsa bar is great, the Lily's margarita is better than Lily's (a restaurant in Rocky Point) and there are some real gems on the menu.

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phx
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54 reviews 54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

i've been here many times and always come back because its just a fun place to go.. Parents weekend, busy busy .... they were staffed and ready! Its fun to sit up at the bar and watch the owner talk to everybody- They have the Lily margarita but I wanted to try the new organic.. Pure, tasty, and refreshing. They... More 

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Denver
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148 reviews 148 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Try the dorados style tacos which are like flash fried tacos. Harder than soft tacos, softer than hard tacos but delicious. Chips were good, thicker style and there was a fresh salsa bar. Was a busy place and we would return.

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Bellevue, Washington
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Traveling with a nut allergy grandson, finding a place to eat is a challenge. The manager assured us he could deliver a nut free dinner and took the time to clean the grill and cook our grandson's taco himself. Very kind and it went a long way to allaying his concerns. On top of that the food was good and... More 

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Centennial, Colorado
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Raw chicken, bland pork burro, forgotten beans and rice, one plate of beans was black while two others were grey. And super slow.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
Top Contributor
258 reviews 258 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Came here for lunch at 11am on a Friday. We were seated with a basket of chips and empty cups. Had I not gone to the bathroom to wash my hands, we would never have known what the cups were for or even that there was a salsa bar. We tried three of the salsas. None were remarkable, but one... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1800 S. Milton Rd. #21, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Flagstaff
  • Phone Number: (928) 774-1083

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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