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El Acapulco

Mexican, Southwestern
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202 S Mt Auburn Rd, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
(573) 332-1465
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Dallas, Texas
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

No air conditioning cigarette smoke and 10 flies competing for my table helped me decide to leave for another restaurant.

Thank Reuben P
Poplar Bluff, Missouri
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116 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for lunch while in town for the day. Been awhile since me and wife has been there but was better than we remembered. The chips was served warm and fresh salsa was very good also. Wife got the Fajita nacho's and I got the Fajita quesadilla both were very good. Her nacho's filled the plate with plenty of... More 

Thank dirttracker00
United States
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64 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While it may sound 'odd,' I judge a Mexican restaurant by their rice and El Acapulco's rice is good. I like their decor. We were immediately seated and served chips and salsa. Our server never left our drinks below half and he even brought another round of chips (we meant to stop, leaving just a few). I couldn't stop eating... More 

Thank Mel D
Cape Girardeau, Missouri USA
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61 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered our usual 'fajitas chihuahua' again. Get the 'double' so we can take half home to enjoy on a later date. We've not been disappointed yet. We recommend it.

1 Thank WayneMcPherson
Jackson, Missouri, United States
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely love the chips.. and queso dip. Love love the thin crisp chip... I enjoy eating here.. but don't very often because I am on a diet.. have no control around here..lol

1 Thank LeVa C
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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197 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We went back to El Acapulco again, simply because we love their food! This time everything was the way it should be. We both had their Pollo Chicken Dinner. They were spot on in appearance and taste. We both enjoyed our meals. It has crispy bacon strips on top of chicken breasts with mushrooms. It is really awesome! I think... More 

Thank Letmesleep2
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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197 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

This is one of our favorite restaurants. We wanted to enjoy a night without having to cook a meal at home, so my husband and I chose El Acapulco, because their food is always good and consistent. (This was not the case last night). First, I should say that they were extremely busy with a huge group at a large... More 

Thank Letmesleep2
Wappapello, Missouri
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The Food And Service Was Very Good I Did think Improvements Could Be Made in The Restrooms The rest of Restaurant Was Clean and Enjoyable

1 Thank Teresa M
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80 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

I ate here while on a vacation, and was very pleased. The service was prompt, the food flavorful, and it has a nice southwestern feel to it.

1 Thank eet2live
Saint Louis, Missouri
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180 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

After we got over the dingy, poorly kept place, torn chairs & broken tables, the food was even worse. TV dinner quality. So many other options in town. No need to return.

1 Thank boonutsmom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 S Mt Auburn Rd, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Cape Girardeau
  • Phone Number: (573) 332-1465

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