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El Caporal

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
105 W 1st St, Cle Elum, WA 98922-1105
+1 509-674-4284
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (7 reviews)
“taco” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
105 W 1st St, Cle Elum, WA 98922-1105
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I’m from New Mexico so picky about Mexican food. Everything about this great authentic restaurant was wonderful. Our sweet server Zandra has worked there 25 years! That says something. We had guacamole, enchiladas, taco and tamales. Everything was so fresh. Tamales worth a trip here....More

Thank LadykatherineSeattle
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Tino and his staff lay out the best Tex-Mex in Kittitas County! Great food and great service. Friendly and always make you feel welcome!

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Being from San Diego, I'm quite particular on my Mexican food. I was on a business trip in Cle Elum and we had dinner here at this Mexican restaurant. You can always tell a good Mexican restaurant by its chips and salsa. The chips, the...More

1  Thank Danielle C
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The food here is really tasty, but it seems like something they serve has MSG it. Haven't been able to figure out where it is hiding, so I have been eating in other restaurants nearby. Sad, because the food is yummy.

Thank Tfw315
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We tend to eat in the bar more than the restaurant. It is always the same bartender and it just depends on the night as to the service you get. Salsa is very runny, but has good flavor. Food is your typical mexican in washington...More

Thank Johnathan T
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We were on a road trip from Spokane to the Olympic Peninsula, and thought to stop in Cle Elum for lunch. Hadn't been there for years, so had no clue about restaurants there. We saw El Caporal as we were going down the main street...More

Thank cbinpa2015
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Mexican food was ok, good service & enjoyable restaurant. Not much more to say about it. These write you ask for is too long!

Thank Zimtraveler_11
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Good food and service! Pretty typical fare for Mexican food but quite good and drinks as well. The drinks are a bit pricey tho.

Thank seattlemrsblondie
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Stopped in for dinner and the biggest challenge was waiting for somebody to seat me. They seemed short staffed in the front to me, but after abut 10 minutes I was seated and waited on quickly. A beer was ordered and received quickly. Chicken Fajitas...More

Thank ALEX P
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We frequent El Caporal for celebrations and regular fine dining. The food is consistently excellent and the service is friendly and and good. The owner and staff make you feel like you are part of the family. The portions are generous and the prices are...More

Thank Linda G
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1 September 2017|
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Response from cbinpa2015 | Reviewed this property |
I doubt if reservations are needed. It is a rather large facility, and also has outdoors dining. Even on a busy weekend, I can't imagine you would have to wait long. Try it - it's really good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 W 1st St, Cle Elum, WA 98922-1105
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Cle Elum
  • Phone Number: +1 509-674-4284
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