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El Canelo Restaurant

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2188 Glenwood Shopping Plz, Oneida, NY 13421-2718
+1 315-366-3660
12:00 - 20:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Bouckville, New York
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I like more flavor in my Mexican food. it find it very bland almost watery. I'd like to see better quality food.

Thank Dawn w
Hudson, Florida
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We stopped in around 2PM on a week day. We were the only customers. The servive was good and the food pretty decent. I had a combination plate that included a tamale. It was very good and we will be returning there next summer.

Thank Bill L
Hamilton, New York
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 November 2016

My favorite place to go when feeling like Mexican food. The prices are very affordable and the food is delicious! Service has always been good when I've been there; polite, quick and always walking around to see if anything else is needed. Margaritas are fantastic and come in a variety of sizes.

Thank mar_sitts
Utica, New York
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We went on a Friday evening and were able to get a booth right away. Service was fast, food came quickly, and staff were friendly. We were given complimentary chips and salsa - salsa was very tomatoe-heavy. I ordered nachos and my husband ordered fajitas. Nachos had chicken, beef, and beans & came out awfully soggy - no crunch left... More 

Thank benaisyk
Tequesta, Florida
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We had hoped for great mexican food. Maybe it was the time of day, maybe it was just a bad day, who knows. It was around 2 in the afternoon, there was only one other couple in the restaurant. I think we may have interrupted the servers day. The menu's were caked with food bits, we are not into scratch... More 

Thank ravross
Brewster, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The food delivered was sub-par. It reminded me of a microwave frozen meal, although I think the frozen meal would have been better. Service was non-existent. Seats torn, table dirty, bathroom was incredibly filthy. I ordered "beef enchiladas". Ground hamburger, with no flavor was the filling, with a store bought tortilla that was soggy and tasteless. Waiter did not come... More 

Thank Z6123TXmichellep
Oneida, New York
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

We were happy to receive a gift certificate for this restaurant because they have always been a welcome change from the fast food in Oneida, while still being fairly quick. This time, though, it was not good. The chips were stale. The food seemed like it had been laying around a while, and our drinks were in constant need of... More 

Thank IMNotanumber
Oneida, New York
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76 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

a family restaurant that features all of the 'comfort' dishes one might expect. the cooking in somewhat variable, but on the whole a good place to eat.

Thank kevincW4167YP
Oneida, New York
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Your way better off going across the street and getting Taco Bell the food is half way better there I'm not sure what's coming out of the kitchen. But it's not for me

Thank Brody56
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

We love to come here! They truly cater to your every need. The food is fantastic, and the prices are fair. Also, their margaritas are AMAZING.

Thank Tanner J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2188 Glenwood Shopping Plz, Oneida, NY 13421-2718
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Oneida
  • Phone Number: +1 315-366-3660

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