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#13 of 32 Mexican in Bend


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Reviewed January 10, 2020 via mobile

I have not lived in Bend for many years but this was always our families favorite Mexican food. I came here with friends and was happy to find the same great food that I remember. I think this rating is bogus so don't let that...fool you. The food is fantastic!!More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed November 6, 2019

At one time, this was our go-to with friends. It's fallen off. The food tastes OK, but typically doesn't sit well with me later. My wife had a bad experience with her food, the other night (that's all I'm going to say).

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed September 15, 2019 via mobile

I honestly thought that I would receive an exceptional Carne Asada dinner by paying $19.99.. I was so disappointed.. So tough and hard to cut through, the teaspoon of guacamole, oh brother. Also dish was mostly refried beans and rice..House margarita mostly margarita mix for...$7.50..the server never came to our table to ask how everything was, I had to wave the server for our ticket he was too busy talking with another employee. My Husband had a $10.00 spinach salad that was a joke. We so hoped for a wonderful dinner out and spend our hard working money that justified $45.00.. We will not return and waste our money ever again, and sadly we live only 4 blocks away..More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed June 28, 2019 via mobile

Four of us arrived about 7:30 pm on a weekday. Server was new, did not know the specials nor could he answer questions about menur items. He served our beverages fairly quickly. The menu is extensive, and we asked for a few more minutes to...finish reading it before placing our order. The waiter disappeared, and we finally flagged down another staff member to find our waiter. We ordered fajitas to share. They were ok, but heavy on peppers and light on meat. All in all, wouldn't go out of our way to go to this restaurant again.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed June 3, 2019

Excellent food and friendly service. Located in east bend in a newer area of town the burrito Colorado was fantastic

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

Used to be our favorite Bend Mexican restaurant. We only had dinners prior to this lunch. The pickled cabbage always served along side the chips and salsa was old. Everything was old looking and tasting. I had asked for something without rice and beans. Suggestion...was Halibut tacos. They came with rice and beans. Halibut was rubbery inside a stiff, greasy corn tortilla. Tiny bit of dried up sauce on the top. One fresh slice of avocado however! Very leftover presentation. So sad. Won’t be back.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed January 17, 2019

Not your to die for authentic Mexican food but very good. On a Thursday evening with nothing special going on, I was surprised to find that their parking lot was full and there was no parking on the street by the restaurant. I feared that...there would be a wait to be seated but there were plenty of tables available. The interior decor, which is new, was very nice. Chips and salsa were good, but a little too spicy for our dining companions. I enjoyed a chili relent, which was accompanied by the usual rice and refried beans. My wife rated her chicken enchilada with mole sauce very good.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed January 4, 2019

Great décor, you feel comfortable as you walk in to be seated Chips and salsa right away along with water, salad served with chips had no flavor Great fast service Food was great with tons of chicken in the burrito This was a late lunch...and hit the spotMore

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Quick service and a good meal. Our server brought out chips and salsa within the first minute of us sitting down. Our food came fast and hot. A good Tex Mex meal for the whole family.

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed November 16, 2018

I love having dinner here! It's my favorite Mexican restaurant in Bend. We have always had amazing and fast service every time we go. Ironically we always get the same server and he is always right on top of everything with our meals, napkins, and...refills. The food is awesome no matter what we get and the portions are big enough for left overs every time. I can't complain about the price either. I will definitely return.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions about El Caporal | Family Mexican Restaurant

Yes, El Caporal | Family Mexican Restaurant offers takeout services.

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El Caporal | Family Mexican Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4