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“Great Mexican Food!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of El Caporal

El Caporal
Ranked #9 of 79 Restaurants in Canon City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Lee's Summit, Missouri
Level Contributor
24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great Mexican Food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2012

The salsa is fantastic! The best I've ever had in any restaurant. I had a chicken burrito in June and went back in August and had a chicken chimichunga. The chicken is shredded (which I like) and not cut into chunks. My husband is going to the Royal Gorge next month and can't wait to have dinner at El Caporal. The chips are good and served warm. The amount of food for each serving is large, so be prepared to stay awhile. The servers are gracious and very kind. I visited Santa Fe in June and also in August, but never experienced a Mexican meal like the one I had at El Caporal. Just wonderful! Oh, and notice the carved wooden booths, they are beautiful.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Carol B
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Westcliffe, Colorado
Level Contributor
19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Fast, Friendly and Consistent”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2012

We eat there frequently and find the food, service and quality to be consistent and above average. It is a place we always look forward to going when we are in Canon City.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank CCInn
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Cotopaxi, Colorado
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Yummy Mexican”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2012

A great family restaurant with reasonable prices and tastey food. Never had a bad meal there and it's very convenient right in mid town Canon City.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Inge C
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Nashville, Tennessee
Level Contributor
4 reviews
“Dinner”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2012

This restaurant was recommended to us, but sorry we were not impressed. Service was poor, food was not great, etc. We personally would not go back, and that is rare for us to say about a mexican restaurant.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Lyn104
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Abilene, Texas
Level Contributor
15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Good Mexican food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2012

Great for the family. Our meal was delicious. Stick with the Mexican though. My son got the steak, and it wasn't the best, but I didn't really expect it to be. Good staff and value.

Visited July 2012
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Thank abilenemom
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