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El Canelo Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$
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KcKinley Parkway, Blasdell, NY
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Blasdell, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

there are not many workers speaking english. difficult to understand the menu and no one to help with some of the menu items

Thank diggim1
Buffalo, New York
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went here this past Saturday at 5pm and had to wait about 20 minutes for a table, so that was my first indication that this is a good place and it did not disappoint. From the chips/salsa to 4 different types of dinners served everything was great. The fajitas, burritos and enchiladas where all fantastic. We will be back.

Thank Ralph J
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice place bright colors and traditional mexican decorations on the wall. At the door you come seated very quick and the stuff makes you feel welcome. The food was really delicious.. tasty, light and well served so that we wanted to eat there 3 times in a few of hours (once on go the service was very quick)The drink... More 

Thank Daria G
Buffalo, New York, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I was never into Mexican food until I tried this place. I've been to others in the area and was disappointed until my son told me to try this place and OMG I am hooked. Everyone there is so nice and it's cleans.

Thank Angelica R
Buffalo, New York
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I love going to this restaurant. I have been there several times and it is fantastic every time. The atmosphere is fun, upbeat and you feel welcomed when you come in the door. There are bright beautiful colors everywhere. Hand painted booths and chairs. Mexican music plays making you feel like you're eating at a restaurant in Mexico. The staff... More 

Thank Angela R
Buffalo, New York
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45 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I have been going to this restaurant since it first moved to this location. I have been there at least 30 times. I have never once had a bad food item from there. I consider myself a picky eater and this place never, ever disappoints. I still get served by the same servers that I got on my first few... More 

Thank SteveFromBuffalo
Buffalo, New York
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

I have not had a bad meal here. The seafood tacos are delicious. I always get the cheese sauce for my chips and then use it on my food also. It's the best cheese sauce I've ever had. The fried ice cream is the best. The problem is I'm so full from my meal that I don't get it very... More 

Thank sharonmoleary
West Seneca, New York
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

Love this place and have been going there for years dating back to their old location. Their food is very authentic, always fresh and excellent portions. All this for a great price. The El Trio and the El Gordo are awesome and you go away with your lunch the next day. Highly recommend. If you live in the Northtowns it... More 

Thank Gary P
Buffalo, New York
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1,006 reviews
442 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 464 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

Tired of other area restaurants. Checked out the excellent TA reviews and tried this place. Over the top interior decoration. Wild Mexican Food was VERY NICE. Enchilada Rancheros and Burrito Supreme. Real Mexican staff. Will go back next chance

Thank Jonmun
Tonawanda, New York
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

This is such a great place to go. You walk in, and it looks like there are no seats. The staff seats you quickly. Once the order is in it takes no time for it to come to the table.

1 Thank emily c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
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: KcKinley Parkway, Blasdell, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Blasdell

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