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El Caporal

1417 Eastridge Rd, Richmond, VA 23229-5501
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“beef tacos” (2 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
Closes in 6 min
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
1417 Eastridge Rd, Richmond, VA 23229-5501
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Good food in a convenient location. Lunch menu is robust and quickly serviced. Traditional dishes to choose from on the menu

Thank keithmJ6744FW
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Good Standard Mexican food with very friendly service. Definitely neighborhood atmosphere. Building not much to look at from the outside, inside is nicer than you would expect. Will return.

Thank virginiahome64
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here on a recent trip to Richmond based on the reviews we saw. We were disappointed. The service was good and friendly but we both had enchiladas and they were not so great. The black beans were very salty and...More

Thank MoonliteMaven
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Nice little local spot for very good Mexican food! My husband, son and I had dinner there last night, and it was quite busy but very well run as orders were taken and delivered within perfect time. Not too fast, but no real wait. Everything...More

Thank 11summergirlva
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I just love the fajitas here. Tasty, generous portions of food all around, and excellent service. Oscar looked after us tonight in a packed house. And the entire restaurant staff did a super job of seating, feeding and clearing all of us diners this evening....More

Thank TheCaptBob
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

A nice surprise to find this restaurant. Quaint and has feel as if in Playa Del Carmen or Tulum. Love their guacamole salad and shrimp fajitas. Reasonable portions and $$. Stays busy at lunch time.

Thank Judi W
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Food is always fresh and the staff are great. Get the carnitas! Yummy chips too. Good beer selection.

Thank Ric B
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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

I've been going here for years with family, friends, sports teams, and anyone else who likes Mexican food. Incredibly friendly staff, great food, and excellent atmosphere. Highly recommended.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

I love the food here. I like to get the large container of salsa and chips to go after my meal. I take it home and eat it the next day. Beef tacos are tasty because of the cheese on top. I don't know what...More

1  Thank Therese D
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This is hands down my favorite Mexican spot in the Richmond area. They have tons of seating and fast service so there is rarely a wait. Prices are really good for what you get. I recommend the burritos texanos.

Thank LocalTravelerUSA
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1417 Eastridge Rd, Richmond, VA 23229-5501
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
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