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“One of Raleigh's hidden jewels”
Review of Cafe Capistrano

Cafe Capistrano
Ranked #175 of 1,518 Restaurants in Raleigh
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed January 11, 2014

No doubt the best authentic Mexican fare here in Raleigh. Causal family dining atmosphere and an excellent wait service, you will not be disappointed.

Thank Tullie E
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Reviewed September 23, 2013

A good sign about any restaurant is when you hear satisfied whispers about it from various friends and colleagues; a better sign is when you enter the restaurant and find it packed on any given night. We had heard great things about Cafe Capistrano (and, being California transplants, it was helpful hearing it from other CA folks who raved about it). We were impressed and certainly not disappointed. The food is California-style (so don't expect super authentic Mexican) and is saucy and delicious. The margaritas were good, too, and service was very friendly and kind. The portions, too, are big enough that they can be enjoyed by two (which is what my husband and I did). I'd absolutely return in a minute.

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Thank thetravelingjen
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Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

Best Mexican cuisine I have eaten hands down. Date night atmosphere! The food is superb....the type of menu where you are willing to try anything! Highly recommend!

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Thank P H
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

The food is very fresh and delicious.
Their fish tacos are the my favorite !!! The guacamole , chicken enchiladas are pretty tasty too.

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Thank poogiewoogie
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

A little pricier than I'd anticipated, but I did make a meal out of an appetizer, and it was Amazing! The Bonus?: it's not the 'out of the box, Mexican experience that litters Raleigh... give it a try, your tastebuds will Thank You!

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Thank sprng2rn
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