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El Caporal

) #4 of 33 Restaurants in Cle Elum $$ - $$$ Mexican,
105 W 1st St, Cle Elum, WA 98922-1105
+1 509-674-4284
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (7 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
105 W 1st St, Cle Elum, WA 98922-1105
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Reviews (84)
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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 5 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Can't say enough about the food and service alway excellent. The menu has lots of variety. The fajitas are superb. In Center of Cle Elum good parking and walking distance to town. It is a locals favourite. Can't go worry stop here

Thank Dee G
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Always welcoming, great food and staff is amazing. Very busy on weekends. We sit on the bar side which is a little less noisy.

Thank donnahG9834SS
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Good place, but waiter is not organized, orders are not tracked, so when it it time for the bill, he goes through his notes to add it all up. The wait for the bill took about 30 minutes. Food was good, drinks were as well.

Thank Ranbud
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Nice sit down restaurant in town with good service, good parking and great food. Margaritas are good too!

Thank SeattleVisitor1
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We were directed to eat here by friends, and I can say that after having eaten 'Mexican food' all over the USA and parts of Canada and even Cabo San Lucas, there was more chicken meat in my chicken burrito than I have every enjoyed...More

Thank Russ F
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Recently completed a trip through Idaho, Washington and Oregon. Stopped at El Caporal in Cle Elum, WA and was completely blown away by our lunch. Service was great and the food was absolutely incredible. The flavors were unique to each dish and all of the...More

Thank psdfan
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Great customer service. Very tasty Mexican food, especially love their salsa! Celebrated a family birthday with a Margarita pitcher!

Thank Karen V
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

the best place in town for a quick great food and drinks went by my self they were very welcoming and kind.

Thank Neena H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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: 105 W 1st St, Cle Elum, WA 98922-1105
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Cle Elum
  • Phone Number: +1 509-674-4284
  • E-mail
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