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El Caporal

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1028 Main St, Canon City, CO 81212-3412
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Peter T
Canon City, Colorado
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank helenbQ2280VH
San Angelo, Texas
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank oldantexp
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

Thank Lkm1sumer
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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.

Thank meetzie
Canon City
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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.

Thank shopper76
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Had the steak fajitas and it was wonderful. The complimentary chips and salsa were also delicious. Definitely would eat here again.

Thank Thad S
Sioux Falls, SD
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

The place filled up as we got there. Service was quick and the food good. Especially liked the salsa which had a touch of heat but wasn't too hot. Guacamole was really good as well.

Thank foodpeddler
Albert Lea
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Excellant service and fantastic food. We showed up close to closing time but that didn't seem to bother them.

Thank Michelle B
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Vacation and travel loved there food and service and would go back if I had a chance there bisteak ranchero was fantastic

Thank TravelingPackero

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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
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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: 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?