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El Caporal

1417 Eastridge Rd, Richmond, VA 23229-5501
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
1417 Eastridge Rd, Richmond, VA 23229-5501
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Nice little local spot for very good Mexican food! My husband, son and I had dinner there last night, and it was quite busy but very well run as orders were taken and delivered within perfect time. Not too fast, but no real wait. Everything...More

Thank 11summergirlva
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I just love the fajitas here. Tasty, generous portions of food all around, and excellent service. Oscar looked after us tonight in a packed house. And the entire restaurant staff did a super job of seating, feeding and clearing all of us diners this evening....More

Thank TheCaptBob
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

A nice surprise to find this restaurant. Quaint and has feel as if in Playa Del Carmen or Tulum. Love their guacamole salad and shrimp fajitas. Reasonable portions and $$. Stays busy at lunch time.

Thank Judi W
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Food is always fresh and the staff are great. Get the carnitas! Yummy chips too. Good beer selection.

Thank Ric B
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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

I've been going here for years with family, friends, sports teams, and anyone else who likes Mexican food. Incredibly friendly staff, great food, and excellent atmosphere. Highly recommended.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

I love the food here. I like to get the large container of salsa and chips to go after my meal. I take it home and eat it the next day. Beef tacos are tasty because of the cheese on top. I don't know what...More

1  Thank Therese D
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This is hands down my favorite Mexican spot in the Richmond area. They have tons of seating and fast service so there is rarely a wait. Prices are really good for what you get. I recommend the burritos texanos.

Thank LocalTravelerUSA
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Great people, great food, great drinks, and great prices - my husband and I absolutely love this place and are never disappointed! Try the margarona - it's delish!

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I dislike how cramped it is, but I love the food. It is one of those Mexican restaurants that serves a white dip and salsa. For their lunch special # 1, they don't serve a guacamole salad, but the carnitas are very good.

Thank NationsMan
Reviewed 31 January 2015

Some of the best salsa & chips I've had, hands down. Friendly staff, excellent service. The food, however, is the star here. Great offerings on the menu, the portions are large enough to split. The food was served up quickly, was hot & well seasoned....More

Thank TripGirl2Busy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1417 Eastridge Rd, Richmond, VA 23229-5501
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
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