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El Caporal

) #1 of 28 Restaurants in Burley $$ - $$$ Mexican,
610 N Overland Ave, Burley, ID 83318-3439
+1 208-678-2117
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (7 reviews)
“beans” (7 reviews)
“mexican food” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
610 N Overland Ave, Burley, ID 83318-3439
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Best Mexican Food ever. From the Appetizer to the Flan Desert. All tasted fresh and delicious. Try this>

Thank kottiusa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live in Chicago- home of some of the best Mexican food in the country . Imagine our surprise to find this gem I'm southern Idaho. It seems they also have a place in Pocatello. Generous sized margaritas and draft Mexican beer are a good...More

Thank jfadds
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We chose this based on reviews. It was so fantastic. Service was a little slow but very friendly. Both my husband and I loved the food. The chips were outstanding.

Thank chillami
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I'm not usually a fan of Mexican restaurants, but looking through the choices in Burley for dinner, we decided to try El Caporal. Loved it! My arroz con pollo was exceptional. The onions were cooked until they started to carmelize. Nice big pieces of mushroom....More

Thank lsc_Denver
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Have stopped here 3 times when traveling thru. Try to schedule either lunch or dinner time when traveling from Tucson to Seattle to visit children. Enchiladas and chimichanga are worth the stop but actually have not had a bad experience at any time.

Thank brseamans
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The food here was great! I was seated quickly. However, they were slow to take my order. The food came out fast. There were no surprises in flavor. I came in expecting the food to taste like Tex-Mex. It was spot on. Great portions as...More

Thank Heston Y
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Very very slow service. Food pretty good, but not stellar. Probably ok for Burley. Did we mention SLOW?

Thank Little O
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Saturday lunch...., huge crowds. It's probably safe to say that this restaurant is the most popular restaurant in town. Keep in mind, Burley isn't that big, but the local's like their Mexican! In addition, we noticed that while we were eating Mexican at a Mexican...More

Thank dkbrig
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We are traveling and was it on TripAdvisor And decided we would try it .The Food was great and more than we could eat. Sooo Glad we tried it.👍🏻

Thank Tammy N
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Not my favorite place to go. But food is ok. We got seated right away. They need better parking. So many people go there. And we had to park way out back next to dumpster. Oh well.

Thank Carina B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:30 - 21:00
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: 610 N Overland Ave, Burley, ID 83318-3439
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Burley
  • Phone Number: +1 208-678-2117
  • E-mail
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