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El Caporal

241 Charles H Dimmock Pkwy, Colonial Heights, VA 23834-2915
+1 804-520-8492
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
16 Aug 2017
“Another Fine Mexican Restaurant”
8 Dec 2016
“tasty lunch”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
241 Charles H Dimmock Pkwy, Colonial Heights, VA 23834-2915
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

If you are in the Colonial Heights area shopping at the South Park Mall, don't miss having Lunch and/or Dinner here. Friendly wait staff. Very rarely a wait. Authentic Mexican Food and awesome Strawberry Frozen Margaritas. Be sure and try the Enchilada with green sauce.

Thank LWGold
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I've been here two times now for lunch. The co-workers I go with really enjoy the Wednesday taco specials, but I opt for the fish taco meal (adds rice/beans). The tacos are very tasty and the portion is more than enough. Of course you also...More

Thank 11Limited
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Beaufort, South Carolina
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I placed an order to go and it was delicious. I got the chicken and beef taquitos and they tasted great, I will definitely visit again.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I visited with my 2 year old son for lunch. They put us in the back dining room alone. We were isolated and the service was poor. They also overcharged me... I ordered a cheese quesadilla and fries for my son. Instead of giving me...More

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 27 February 2016

El Caporal is one of the best Mexican restaurants in Colonial Heights. Service is always great. Serves the usual Mexican fare that all of the other Mexican restaurants serve, they just do it better than everyone else.

Thank Janet_and_Jerry
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This place is okay. I found the food to be about on par with other Mexican restaurants the problem is I love Mexican food and on par is not enough for me. The service was great, but the food seemed to lack something I just...More

Thank FamilyMan2216
Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

Shrimp, scallops, and chicken with queso and rice. However there was so much I could have split it into 4 meals. The white sauce that is served with salsa is great when mixed with it.

Thank Reese W
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Good food fast service and awesome white sauce! New side added so it's bigger now and plenty of room for large get togethers.

Thank William S
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

I love this place. Food is very affordable. Very nice and clean restaurant. They have all types of specials, and the waiters/waitresses are friendly.

Thank LaToyia C
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Good place to eat!! Fast services, I order the quesadilla was different than normal but it was good. Friendly staff.

Thank lalocadr19
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 Charles H Dimmock Pkwy, Colonial Heights, VA 23834-2915
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Colonial Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 804-520-8492
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