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El Pobre

6841 Cruso Rd, Canton, NC 28716-8579
+1 828-235-9311
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
20 Apr 2017
“shrimp dish”
19 Sep 2016
“Fantastic Mexican food”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
6841 Cruso Rd, Canton, NC 28716-8579
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

ok - not the best - but the only place of it's type in the area. reasonable prices, friendly staff - needs more seating - just didn't wow my tastebuds.

Thank SunnyShores1
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

A pleasant surprise to find this quality of Mexican dining experience in the mountains. Selected it because it was one of the few choices for dining within several miles, but would go out of my way to eat there again. Great selection of unique flavor...More

Thank Steve E
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

This is one of our favorite places to eat! Not your normal Mexican place! We go once a week normally and have tried several dishes. All of them are superb!

Thank Carol T
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Visited on Mothers day for lunch, Service was good, the food that I had (the Taco Salad was suppose to have Shrimp and Chicken but only Shrimp, Refried beans was to soupy with little taste

Thank Troy C
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is a really out of the way small Mexican restaurant in a former motel. I was staying at the Blue Ridge Motorcycle Campground and only had a couple of choices for dinner. Based on previous positive reviews I tried El Pobre. Wow, I was...More

Thank IvanK
Reviewed 9 April 2016

My family and I visit this restaurant often and I am never disappointed! They have great food and friendly staff!

Thank Amber M
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We have eaten here a few times. This is not real Mexican food. Sorry, people, but you have no idea, if you step outside the county, there is actually real Mexican food available food. Not only is the food bad, but they have never gotten...More

Thank mountianmajesty
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We have never had a bad meal here. Eat here often, lots of take out. Good service and good food at reasonable prices. If you like Mexican food, you need to try it.

Thank Pamela E
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This restaurant is nearby so we go here often. We travel to New Mexico a lot so we are familiar with really good Mexican style food. El Pobre doesn't quite measure up to that but it is one of the best in the area. It's...More

Thank Everett B
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Great food! Nice salsa bar. Small, out in the country restaurant; great not to have to travel to other towns in the county for a good meal.

Thank KCC
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6841 Cruso Rd, Canton, NC 28716-8579
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Canton
  • Phone Number: +1 828-235-9311
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