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EL Caporal - Tumalo

64637 Cook Ave, Bend, OR 97703-9031
+1 541-322-8821
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good21%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“relleno” (2 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (5 reviews)
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Mexican
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$$ - $$$
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64637 Cook Ave, Bend, OR 97703-9031
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The first time we went there it took forever and when we got it my husbands was burnt and they didn't take it back. This past time it was better and they were quick.

Thank Valo54
Reviewed 1 February 2017

It is too bad that this place lost their lease and had to close. It was by far one of the best Mexican restuarants in Oregon. Thankfully they still have one left in East Bend.

Thank Rena H
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This was recommended by our B and B. This is a great little Mexican restaurant. The food is very tasty and authentic. We had help choosing because the portions looked large and the servers were very helpful. I had a tortilla with beef and vegetables...More

Thank loulou089
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We live in the area and heard that the food was excellent, unfortunately our experience was not pleasant and we will NEVER go back. The chicken fajitas were served on a smoking hot cast iron, as they usually are, but these were completely dry so...More

Thank psalms91103
Reviewed 27 July 2016

5 people to dine out. Where to go? We tried El Caporal in Tumalo as we were camped at Tumalo State Park. Great choice. Everyone had a different meal and enjoyed it. Personally, I had a veggie burrito and it was the best I've ever...More

Thank AnnTheCouv
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

This is our favorite spot to enjoy good food and friends. The service is excellent, fast beverage service and well trained server (fading at many restaurants). Fun to dine outside and check out Tumalo traffic😉

Thank travelingtwotoo
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Just stopped in on the spur of the moment and were pleasantly suprised. Sat on their patio that was small but not cramped and were waited on almost instantly although they were busy. We just had a Super Nacho w/chicken that that took care of...More

Thank Fred51766
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Pros: food was tasty, hot and timely.Service was a little slow given that there were only a couple tables occupied, and was not super friendly, but was adequate. Outside seating nice in warm weather. We like this El Caporal better than the one in Bend...More

Thank Cariboo17
Reviewed 16 November 2015

They are by far the nicest people that own and operate the Tumalo El Caporal. Never had a bad meal or experience there. My favorite time of year to eat there is in the summer out side under an umbrella. I had the seafood burrito...More

Thank Debi D
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Just OK unfortunately. I really wanted to like it better. It's not terrible so you should judge for yourself. The place and service were fine but the food seemed a little out of a can in spots and the cheese was just too orange, unmelted,...More

Thank Larry W
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  • Address: 64637 Cook Ave, Bend, OR 97703-9031
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Central Oregon  >  Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 541-322-8821
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