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El Chilito

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403 SW 1st Ave, Canby, OR 97013-3818
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Oregon City, Oregon
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

El Chilito is a small family-run restaurant on the highway in Canby. It is very clean. The employees are help and friendly. The food is authentic Mexican. My favorite is the machaca breakfast burrito. The tamales are excellent, although not always available. Saturday and Sunday mornings they serve menudo to help you with your hangover. Portions are huge and prices... More 

Thank Rick J
Canby, Oregon
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

The food is awesome. The Chile Rellenos are not over breaded or too cheesy. Love the crispy pork carnitas. Lots of food for a good price. The only drawback is the size. It's tiny and there is not much seating but I should say with all the takeout we've ordered from El Chilito I have not once come home and... More 

Thank mamaoregon
Canby, Oregon
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

You can call ahead and place an order which I recommend during meal times. My son always gets the nachos, I love the sopes and wet burrito. The horchata is tasty and refreshing while the salsas are fresh. Limited seating.

Thank PresbyPaul
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

Verry good food!! Good service. . Tried their horchata the best!! Chile rellenos fresh everyday They even have churros.. u have to try them awesome!! If you are in canby, no matter what its a must you have to try!! Lengua tacos verry good Super burrito for about 3 people Quesadillas like no where else!!

Thank Jessica C
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

This is the kind of "fast food" that we like, but you aren't going to be losing any weight on their food. Nevertheless, the salsas on the counter and the clientele do reassure you of their authenticity. Staff is friendly, guacamole is delicious, and the pulled beef taste wonderful. Scrap some of the rice and beans for a slightly lower... More 

Thank Deb H
Eugene, Oregon
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

My sister-in-law lives in Canby and frequents this tiny little Mexican restaurant. She took us for breakfast burritos and they did not disappoint. My wife got chicken muchaca breakfast burrito, I got the steak breakfast burrito and sister-in-law got the taquitos. The food was quick and the salsas were all delicious. We'll be back next time we're in town. I... More 

Thank Jake P
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Great Food, Great Prices. There's not much seating available, so we always order takeout. There is often a line so be prepared to wait a few minutes.

Thank makinudie
Canby, Oregon
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

This tiny place has wonderful food, and great people. Prices are reasonable, and the food is very authentic. They wait can be long, during busy times, but you won't be disappointed.

Thank Chauka
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54 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Very authentic, huge portions, made to order. Would recommend tacos, chimichanga, the fresh pico do gallo. The shredded beef chimi was beyond excellent, the new favorite.

Thank jek158
Canby, Oregon, United States
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112 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Everything is made fresh and in house so it takes a little longer to get your food, but it's well worth the wait.There is not much seating inside and some picnic tables outside which work in good weather. We usually order to go. Portions are generous.Tacos and burritos can be ordered individually with your choice of meat. We recently had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 403 SW 1st Ave, Canby, OR 97013-3818
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Clackamas County  >  Canby
  • Phone Number: 503-266-4966

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