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“Really Tex-Mex, but okay.”
Review of El Canelo

El Canelo
Ranked #13 of 50 Restaurants in Oakland
Cuisines: Mexican
Description: El Canelo - Place page maps.google.com - 12680 Garrett Highway, Oakland - (301) 533-4448
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Description: El Canelo - Place page maps.google.com - 12680 Garrett Highway, Oakland - (301) 533-4448
Reviewed June 13, 2012

Food is good, not awful. I definitely was full for the rest of the day and this was mid afternoon.

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Thank Mike A
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Reviewed May 31, 2012

You get a large portion for the cost of the dinner. Atmosphere is nice and staff are friendly.

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Reviewed May 29, 2012

Very authentic mexican style food. Variety of food selections, and if you are learning spanish, they will gladly help you with grammar and pronunciation.

Thank Roland K
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Reviewed May 11, 2012 via mobile

I always eat here when visiting the area. I love the chips, salsa and entrees I've gotten here. I get Mexican a lot in the DC area but this is one of my faves. Service is good and the atmosphere isnt bad. If you want Mexican in this area it's either this or Taco Bell. A great restaurant that I will continue to visit!

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Thank RandomTraveler76
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Reviewed March 6, 2012

Canelo's is a small, kid-friendly place featuring really good mexican food. Favorites are the chile rellenos, shrimp fajitas, and carne encevollado - a fijata like dish with tender, spiced beef. They also have imported mexican beers, perfect matches for the food.

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Thank onceoverlightly
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