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Los Caporales

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535 Nucleus Ave, Columbia Falls, MT 59912-4009
+1 406-892-3501
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Kalispell, Montana
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77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good mexican food with the option to sit at the adjacent bar, and have a beer or 2 with lunch or dinner.

Thank brucewhite2015
Columbia Falls, MT
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pretty good 'mexican' food - the owners/managers are from Mexico and the food is maybe authentic...not so sure.

Thank alida387
South Africa
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273 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

The night we ate here, we noticed that there were no Mexicans serving in this Mexican restaurant. No real problem with that - it just seemed a little strange. A bit like going to a Chinese restaurant where there are no Chinese folks... The food certainly was generally good, but we felt that it didn't quite measure up to most... More 

Thank PANeddie
Whitefish, Montana
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

It has a family atmosphere with great service and good food. Love the super burrito and reasonably priced as well.

Thank pepr54
Hoyt, Kansas
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

The food was very good and the staff was pleasant! Salsa has cilantro in it so if you are one of those they say have the genetic defect and cilantro taste like soap leave the salsa alone, otherwise great food.

Thank Reefer2016
Raleigh, North Carolina
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

A good selection of Mexican food on the menu. The food came out pretty quickly after we ordered. And it was tastey. Chips and salsa were good and free. Good choices of beer or other drinks for dinner.

Thank kyle h
Raleigh, North Carolina
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175 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This restaurant was recommended, and it does appear to be popular in town. When we were there, it seemed to be under renovation, with spackling and painting underway. Service was good, but the food was pretty average. Beans came out cold, but waitress was nice enough to reheat them for us. Carne tacos were good.

Thank Nhampton
Columbia Falls, Montana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Always great service and great food! We're regulars and will continue to come in at least once a month to feed our addiction!

Thank Sheri G
Washington State
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Fun little place we took the family. My in-laws live in the area and we were visiting. Food was tasty and the service was great. Friendly staff full of smiles:-)

Thank button81
Little Rock, Arkansas
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88 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The best of all the Mexican spinach dishes I've ever had - chock full of spinach! Being a Southerner, I love Mexican food. After all the beef, bison, elk and lamb specialties on our 2 month RV journey through CO, WY and MT, I really need a Mexican fix! This place totally took care of it. Fresh salsa, incredible spinach... More 

Thank mymeme0226

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
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: 535 Nucleus Ave, Columbia Falls, MT 59912-4009
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Columbia Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 406-892-3501

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