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El Caporal

) #1 of 28 Restaurants in Burley $$ - $$$ Mexican,
610 N Overland Ave, Burley, ID 83318-3439
+1 208-678-2117
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (7 reviews)
“beans” (7 reviews)
“bean dip” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
610 N Overland Ave, Burley, ID 83318-3439
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very friendly staff. The chimichanga was nice and crisp. The crab enchilada was also good, but the Verde sauce is the best topping, try the fried ice cream. It's great.

Thank toddbK1201PR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I appreciated the vegetarian options and the nice wait staff. The chips and salsa were fresh and good, and the sopapillas at the end were very nice. The place was clean and pleasant, and the service was slightly slow but not bad. We had the...More

Thank Larus-glaucescens
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

The Best Mexican Food ever. From the Appetizer to the Flan Desert. All tasted fresh and delicious. Try this>

Thank kottiusa
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We live in Chicago- home of some of the best Mexican food in the country . Imagine our surprise to find this gem I'm southern Idaho. It seems they also have a place in Pocatello. Generous sized margaritas and draft Mexican beer are a good...More

Thank jfadds
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We chose this based on reviews. It was so fantastic. Service was a little slow but very friendly. Both my husband and I loved the food. The chips were outstanding.

Thank chillami
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I'm not usually a fan of Mexican restaurants, but looking through the choices in Burley for dinner, we decided to try El Caporal. Loved it! My arroz con pollo was exceptional. The onions were cooked until they started to carmelize. Nice big pieces of mushroom....More

Thank lsc_Denver
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Have stopped here 3 times when traveling thru. Try to schedule either lunch or dinner time when traveling from Tucson to Seattle to visit children. Enchiladas and chimichanga are worth the stop but actually have not had a bad experience at any time.

Thank brseamans
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The food here was great! I was seated quickly. However, they were slow to take my order. The food came out fast. There were no surprises in flavor. I came in expecting the food to taste like Tex-Mex. It was spot on. Great portions as...More

Thank Heston Y
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Very very slow service. Food pretty good, but not stellar. Probably ok for Burley. Did we mention SLOW?

Thank Little O
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Saturday lunch...., huge crowds. It's probably safe to say that this restaurant is the most popular restaurant in town. Keep in mind, Burley isn't that big, but the local's like their Mexican! In addition, we noticed that while we were eating Mexican at a Mexican...More

Thank dkbrig
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:30 - 21:00
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: 610 N Overland Ave, Burley, ID 83318-3439
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Burley
  • Phone Number: +1 208-678-2117
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