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El Canelo Restaurant

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Mexican, Southwestern
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167 E Main Street, Frostburg, MD 21532-1336
(301) 687-0750
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Alexandria, Virginia
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gluten free and vegetarian friendly menu. Fast and friendly service and prices were reasonable. All corn tortillas and refried pinto beans were good and so was the chicken burrito.

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Thank scarlett h
Springs, Pa.
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food ... good variety ... reasonable prices ... Lunch specials for reduced prices. On street parking or limited space in the back

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Thank drdsprings
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73 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

The food here is amazing. The service is fantastic. It was so good we had to come back twice during our stay.

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Thank VoyageReport
Laurel, Maryland
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102 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

We went to this place for dinner, on a tip form a local friend. It was not crowded, and the food was excellent, and massive in portion. Bar drinks and beer available.

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Thank Patrick S
Winter Springs, Florida
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250 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

I had high hopes because the people were so nice and the service was fast. The food, however, was very disappointing. They have 7 different vegetarian platters and I ordered #7, which came with a cheese enchilada, a bean burrito, and chile relleno. The platter arrived with everything drowning in sauce (three different ones). The enchilada sauce was very sweet--after... More 

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Thank lizardtiff
Frostburg, Maryland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

I can't say enough good things about El Canelo. The food is fantastic and reasonably priced, they have great lunch and drink specials, and everyone there treats you like family. One of our favorites!

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Thank Starshine1973
Rockville, Maryland
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We were on a bike tour of the GAP and stopped in Frostburg for the evening. As we have spent time in Texas, were were prepared for the usual TEXMEX fare. We split a mixed Fajitas as I read the portions were very large and found it just right. The corn tortillas do not typically stand up to steaming...they didn't... More 

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Thank James F
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

A lot of food for lunch! Had the shrimp fajitas and could not finish it. Kids and nachos and chicken fajitas and we're happy with their meals. Quick and easy service. Worth a visit.

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Thank Jessica W
Daleville
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

There isn't really a place to comfortably wait for a table. The food was good, service was slow and bathrooms disgustingly dirty.

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Thank Roberta S
Akron, Ohio
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130 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

After being disappointed by other Frostburg restaurants, we were pleasantly surprised by this one. The evening we visited here, it was raining heavily and I was concerned that my elderly mother would not be able to safely make the walk up the stairs to the entrance. So, the staff opened the Emergency Exit door at street level and my mom... More 

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Thank Mrspinney

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 E Main Street, Frostburg, MD 21532-1336
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frostburg
  • Phone Number: (301) 687-0750

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