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El Caporal

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1028 Main St, Canon City, CO 81212-3412
+1 719-276-2001
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Salem, Indiana
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful food, quick, friendly service, made this restaurant five stars to us! We have eaten in Mexican restaurants all over the U.S., and this by far ranked in the top!

Thank Cherry S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's so many Mexican food restaurants in Canon City that we haven't had a chance to try them all, but this one has quality food in good quantity, and good chips/salsa. Service has been very good as well.

Thank Michael B
No. VA
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489 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While we were in Canon City, we decided to try El Caporal. It was very good! The staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was delicious and the portions were generous. I'd certainly recommend it!!

Thank mlowder500
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We had lunch at this great restaurant today! They could accommodate my wife's dairy and gluten free needs. My Macho burrito was fabulous. The service was great and the food was brought to our table very quickly on warm plates.

1 Thank Ron T
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food Especially the deep fried wrap with chicken Aldo the chips as appetizer and the freshly made chili sauce was awesome

1 Thank Peter T
Canon City, Colorado
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Super good food. Very fast service. Clean restaurant. Did I mention very very very good food. Great price

1 Thank helenbQ2280VH
San Angelo, Texas
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

They bring the chips and salsa the moment you sit down. Waiter was there to take our orders before we got partway through the menu. Drinks came back fast and cold. Food was served hot and very fast. Everyone at our table enjoyed their meal and were satisfied. We had 4 different meals so got to see a large selection... More 

1 Thank oldantexp
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Great food and large portions. Typical atmosphere for Mexican-American restaurant. We enjoyed our visit.

1 Thank Lkm1sumer
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

One of the best Mexican restaurants in town. The chips are warmed and the salsas are delicious. I love their enchiladas Suizas and their great margaritas. They specialize in fruited margaritas and they serve them LARGE. The service is wonderful. I've been going for over 8 years.

1 Thank meetzie
Canon City
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Not a Tex-Mex restaurant. I've always had good food here. Very Fast service. It's great for lunch if you don't have a lot of time, and don't want fast food.

1 Thank shopper76

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1028 Main St, Canon City, CO 81212-3412
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Canon City
  • Phone Number: +1 719-276-2001

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