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El Caporal

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner
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APPETIZERS
8.99
Mexican Sampler
Two taquitos mexicanos, two cheese quesadillas and guacamole dip.
3.25
Bean Dip
Small 3.49
Large 6.99
White Cheese Dip
Small 3.49
Large 6.49
Guacamole Dip
6.99
Guacamole Mexicano
Mixed avocado, onion, tomatoes, cilantro and jalapeños.
6.5
Choriqueso
Mexican sausage served on a bed of beans and topped with cheese and pico de gallo.
Cheese 4.25
Beans 4.5
Beef 4.99
Chicken 5.5
Beef & Beans 5.5
Grilled Chicken 7.25
Steak 7.25
Nachos
All nachos include cheese.
SALADS
Salad Dressing: Blue Cheese Dressing, Thousand Island Dressing, Ranch Dressing.
8.99
Shrimp Salad
Grilled shrimp over a bed of lettuce topped with pico de gallo and avocado.
3.75
Guacamole Salad
6.5
Taco Salad
A crisp flour tortilla bowl filled with cheese sauce and seasoned ground beef or shredded chicken, topped with tomatoes, cheese, guacamole and sour cream.
7.99
Fajita Taco Salad
A crispy flour tortilla bowl filled with cheese sauce, steak or grilled chicken, topped with tomato, cheese and sour cream.
6.99
Grilled Chicken Salad
Grilled chicken with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, cheese and mushrooms.
SPECIALITIES
15.99
Molcajete el Caporal
Grilled chicken, steak, shrimp and chorizo served in a traditional Molcajete bowl with fresh cheese, cibollitas cambrai, cactus.
8.5
Guadalajara
A chicken burrito and a chicken enchilada. Topped with lettuce, sour cream, pico de gall and guacamole.
7.75
Taquitos Mexicanos
Three corn taquitos (chicken, beef or pork) with lettuce, guacamole, salad, sour cream, rice and beans.
10.25
Chile Rellenos Plate
Two battered poblano chile peppers stuffed with cheese and topped with chipotle sauce. Served with rice and beans.
12.99
Giant Chimichanga
Deep fried large flour tortilla rolled with chicken, beef or pork and sautéed onions, bell pepper and rice, topped with cheese dip and enchilada sauce. Served with lettuce, guacamole, cheese and refried beans.
11.99
Super Chimichanga
Three chimichangas (shredded chicken, beef and pork) topped with tomatillo sauce, enchilada sauce and cheese sauce, served with lettuce, guacamole, pico de gallo, rice and beans.
12.99
Taquiza
4 tacos: one steak, one chicken, one carnitas and one chorizo, served with onions, cilantro, tomatillo sauce and rice on the side.
8.5
Chimichanga
Deep fried burrito (chicken, pork or beef cooked with onions and bell peppers), topped with cheese sauce, lettuce, sour cream, guacamole and pico de gallo. Served with rice and beans.
9.5
Taco Platter
Three deep fried tacos stuffed with your choice of ground beef or shredded chicken, and lettuce, tomatoes and cheese. Served with rice and beans.
10.75
Tacos Carne Asada
Three grilled steak or chicken tacos served with pico de gallo, tomatillo sauce and beans.
COMBINATIONS
8.75
Create Your Own el Caporal Combo
Choose a combination of three items. Choice of item: Ground Beef Taco, Chicken Taco, Pork Taco, Ground Beef Enchilada, Chicken Enchilada, Ground Beef Deep Fried Taco, Pork Deep Fried Taco, Ground Beef Burrito, Chicken Burrito, Pork Burrito, Tostaguac, Ground Beef Tostada, Chicken Tostada, Pork Tostada, Cheese Quesadilla, Pork Tamale, Rice & Beans.
ENCHILADAS
9.99
Enchiladas Tijuana
Three grilled chicken enchiladas covered with tomatillo sauce, served with lettuce, tomatoes, guacamole and rice.
8.5
Enchiladas Supremas
One of each: beef, chicken, cheese and bean, covered with enchilada sauce, lettuce, tomato and sour cream.
8.75
Enchiladas Mexicanas
One of each: beef, chicken and cheese enchilada, covered with green sauce, red sauce and cheese sauce. Served with rice and beans.
10.5
Enchiladas Chipotle
Two corn tortillas filled with sizzling chicken and spinach and covered in chipotle sauce. Served with rice and beans.
8.99
Enchiladas Rancheras
Two cheese enchiladas topped with pork, tomatoes, onions, bell peppers and sauce. Served with guacamole salad and rice.
8.5
Enchiladas el Caporal
Three chicken enchiladas topped with ranchero sauce, served with rice and guacamole salad.
BURRITOS
12.49
Burrito Gigante
A 12' flour tortilla stuffed with shredded chicken, mushrooms, crispy bacon and cheese. Topped with green sauce and enchilada sauce. Served with rice and beans.
9.25
Burrito Camdenton
A California style steak, fried and house special sauce, wrapped around a large homemade flour tortilla. Served with lettuce, tomatoes and avocado.
8.75
Burrito Real
Seasoned ground beef or shredded chicken topped with lettuce, tomatoes and sour cream. Served with rice and beans.
9.75
Burrito el Caporal
California style, steak, pork or chicken with rice and beans wrapped around a large homemade flour tortilla and covered with cheese sauce. Served with sour cream, pico de gallo and guacamole on the side.
8.75
Burrito Deluxe
Two shredded chicken burritos topped with sauce, lettuce, tomatoes and sour cream.
10.75
Burrito Patron
A large flour tortilla stuffed with chicken, steak, shrimp, rice and beans. Topped with green sauce and cheese sauce.
6.99
Burrito Mexicano
Pork burrito, cooked with tomatoes, onions, bell peppers. Topped with nacho cheese, lettuce, tomatoes and guacamole.
8.75
Burrito Jalisco
A large flour tortilla filled with juicy pork and topped with our special cheese sauce, green sauce and pico de gallo. Served with rice.
QUESADILLAS
8.99
Quesadilla Fajita
A grilled flour tortilla stuffed with steak or chicken fajita and beans. Served with rice, lettuce, guacamole, pico de gallo and sour cream.
10.99
Parmesan Quesadilla
A parmesan toasted tortilla filled with grilled shrimp, crab imitation, fresh avocado and cheese. Served with lettuce, sour cream, pico de gallo and guacamole.
7.5
Quesadilla Rellena
A grilled flour tortilla stuffed with cheese, chopped beef or shredded chicken and refried beans. Served with lettuce, guacamole and sour cream.
10.99
Quesadilla la Estacion
A cheese filled tortilla loaded with grilled chicken, crispy bacon and fresh spinach. Served with lettuce, sour cream, pico de gallo and guacamole.
8.99
Quesadilla Norteña
A grilled flour tortilla stuffed with steak or chicken, mushrooms and onions. Served with lettuce, guacamole, sour cream and tomatoes.
VEGETARIAN
7.99
Combination
Create your own el Caporal vegetable combo. Choose a combination of any three items. Choice of Item: Cheese Enchilada, Chile Relleno, Bean Tostada, Bean Burrito, Cheese Quesadilla, Rice & Beans.
7.99
Vegetarian Quesadilla
Grilled flour tortilla stuffed with cheese, bell peppers, onions, tomatoes, broccoli, pineapple and mushrooms.
9.75
Vegetarian Fajita
Sautéed broccoli, mushrooms, bell peppers, onions and tomatoes. Served with rice, beans, pico de gallo, guacamole, sour cream and tortillas.
CHICKEN
10.25
Pollo del Lago
Grilled chicken breast topped with green sauce. Served with guacamole salad, tomatoes, rice and beans.
12.5
Pollo Texas
Chicken wrapped in a flour tortilla, toasted and covered in jalapeño cheese. Served with rice and beans.
10.75
Pollo el Caporal
Grilled chicken breast strips topped with shrimp and pineapple. Served with rice, guacamole and salad.
9.99
Pollo Loco
Grilled chicken breast topped with cheese sauce. Served with guacamole salad, tomatoes, rice and beans.
10.25
Pollo la Estacion
Grilled chicken breast strips served on a bed of rice with cheese sauce and guacamole salad.
10.99
Pollo Chipotle
Grilled chicken breast covered with chipotle sauce. Served with rice and beans.
10.75
Pollo Michoacano
Grilled chicken breast, chorizo and melted cheese. Served with guacamole salad and beans.
7.25
Caldo de Pollo
Chicken soup prepared with fresh vegetables. Served with rice.
STEAKS
9.99
Plato Sarandeado
Grilled steak, ham and bacon topped with cheese, tomatoes and onions. Served with rice and beans.
10.99
Carne Asada
Juicy steak served with rice, beans, onions and avocado.
9.75
Chile Colorado
Sliced steak with red sauce served with rice and beans.
12.99
Steak Costeño
T-bone steak with shrimp, mushrooms, pineapple, rice, guacamole and salad.
11.25
Steak Ranchero
T-bone steak with hot sauce on top served with rice and beans.
11.99
Tacos al Carbon
Two soft shelled tacos stuffed with sautéed steak, tomatoes, onions, anaheim chile peppers and crispy bacon. Topped with pico de gallo, cheese and fresh avocado. Served with rice and beans.
11.25
Steak Mexicano
T-bone steak topped with sautéed onions, tomatoes, bell peppers, rice and beans.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Service was great and food was good. It was good quality and they served you huge portions My husband good a combination plate and it had pork, beef and chicken. I had a vegetarian plate.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank lovegoldensSt_louis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything tasted wonderful. We ordered from the lunch menu and the price was excellent. T had the taco al carbon, my husband had steak fajitas and we shared a giant margarita and an order of sopapillo. Totally recommend! Good service and great food!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Sandra H E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Please do not waste your time with this place. I always try and give a place two chances they failed both times. First time service was bad and food was sub par. Now this time all I wanted was a beer while I waited for...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Steve Z
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Wife and I stopped in were VERY glad we did. The food was delicious. Great atmosphere, plenty of seating, the food was HOT. This will be our new “Go-To” restaurant. We tried others in and around Osage Beach, but this is our new favorite. YELP...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 15, 2019 via mobile

We stopped for lunch and had a pick three with 2 tamales and a taco. It was good but was more ground beef than I expected. My husband had a burrito, which he enjoyed. Service was also good.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Karli036
Reviewed March 6, 2019

Service is always good. Excellent flavor in every dish, and we've tried them all. Enchiladas Tijuana (verde) are the ticket. A big Dos XX, or a Patron Margarita will make your evening complete.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank John O
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

The first thing I look for in good Mexican food is the chips and salsa, and at this place they were FABULOUS! The salsa was a tiny bit spicy which was perfect for me. I ordered the pollo el caporal and it did not disappoint....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mrsm343
Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

Out for dinner with my daughter. Ordered a simple chicken quesadilla. Service was quick, the quesadilla was very salty. Waiter was kind enough to exchange it for a cheese one. Taco salad daughter had was good.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank The_J_Browns
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

CRAZY fast service..Salsa is great.Get the Pollo Chipolte incredible! Margarita's are always great..Never a dull moment with the waiters..

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tim T
Reviewed November 19, 2018

Large menu with many options. They do separate the smoking seating area to the bar seating. If smoke bothers you sit by the outside wall. Good decor Mexican and large parking area with good access.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rick T
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They had limited outdoor sitting so I would think it would be if you sat outside.
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