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El Caporal

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Mexican, Southwestern
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews spinach enchiladas flan cheese dip mexican food lunch menu have eaten here the wait staff large portions nice atmosphere my favorite small town salsa margaritas macho chips guide
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Two locations in town and both are worth a trip to eat at. The atmosphere is great. Good salsa and chips and my favorite is the chili Rolland’s.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Philip Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very nice meal at 4pm on Friday. The restaurant appeared clean and inviting. We were seated immediately and served our soft drinks. The waiter was efficient and got our orders correct, but I suppose could be friendlier, not bad though. The chimichanga...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jvboyle
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Nothing outstanding or special - just a good Mexican meal. Moderately priced and good portions. My favorite here is the cheese enchiladas.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cheryl J
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant. Wonderful atmosphere. Staff is so helpful and attentive. The food is Really good. I couldn’t finish my chalupa but I tried! It was sooooo good, not to mention large! Speaking of large. My husband had the macho burrito. That’s an...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Sorry to say this was our last dinner & I wish we had come sooner so we could have come another time. Service was friendly & attentive. Salsa had the right amount of heat. The mole enchiladas & verde cheese enchiladas were both excellent. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank kftw
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We asked one of the locals where their favorite Mexican restaurant was and they sent us to ElCarporal. We loved it! After a long day hiking around the gorge and touring the area we were treated to a quiet dinner. We had burritos and they...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tom J
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Really hungry after a rafting trip, we all enjoyed our entrees, they kept our glasses full, would go back again if we get the chance.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Peggy P
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We had a pleasant lunch. I chose the taco salad which was unusual in that the meat was buried underneath the lettuce. And there was no taco bowl - just tortilla chips sprinkled on top. Though it was unusual, I found it to be quite...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ColoradoJAK
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We recently visited Canon City and asked at the hotel for a recommendation for a good Mexican restaurant nearby. She suggested El Caporal. We had dinner there, with Margaritas, and everything was delicious. We returned later in the week, for a lunch and were very...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Glovelady
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We got full but wouldn't repeat the visit to this restaurant. Service was average and food was ok, just not what we expect from other mexican food experiences in our own hometown.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Lora G
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Alana M
4 January 2017|
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Response from mlowder500 | Reviewed this property |
It's not my restaurant, but I do think I remember that on the menu.
5 May 2015|
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Response from maninthewoods | Reviewed this property |
They don't have a banquet room. This should have gone to the restaurant.
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