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El Canelo Mexican Restaurant

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1777 Frontage Rd, Sabetha, KS 66534
+1 785-284-3283
Thursday
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 - 09:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Sabetha (and Hiawatha), this was the spot that everybody recommended. During my time at each town, I think we visited this place three times. Yeah, it's just that bueno. I am Hispanic with lots of family making traditional Mexican or Spanish foods so I always judge these restaurants according to the food back home. El Canelo definitely stepped... More 

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Thank sanchezluk
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Just went there sun Feb 1299th my bf and I took it to go ordered two steak tacos no seasoning very dry and 9 bucks for two??? What a rip off I wanted guacamole on mine but they put it on my bfs never again

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Thank Patti B
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome food and great service. We eat here at least once a week and have never had a bad meal. It's the best Mexican food place in the whole country.

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Thank Steve S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I've eaten here several times with family, it doesn't dissappoint! Best Mexican food around these parts and they make a good margarita too!

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Thank Patti C
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This place has the best food. The chips are fresh and hot and the salsa is terrific. The service is super fast and the wait staff is excellent. My favorite dish to get here is the fajita taco salad. The menu has a ton of variety--there is something for everyone!!

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Thank Dannell K
Sabetha, Kansas
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Have eaten here many times. The food is always great and the service is fast and friendly. You can't go wrong with El Canelo

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Thank hillcity1
San Francisco, California
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146 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

I can't say that this is the BEST Mexican food I've ever had, but it was decent for Kansas. The service was very prompt and the lunch (enchiladas, etc.) were decent. I would return on my next visit just to get some of the chips and a margarita.

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1 Thank mhb1954
Edina, Minnesota
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

This is the best: Very fast, efficient service and superb food, and so family friendly. Easy parking.

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Thank LDunbier
Sabetha, Kansas
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

wonderful food! Fast service! polite staff! Nice menu choices! If you like authentic Mexican food- this is the place!

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1 Thank RKB66534
Lawrence, Kansas
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

El Canelo is conveniently located on Hwy 75 in Sabetha. Free chips and salsa. Our food was tasty and we received it quickly. Overall clean and servers efficient.

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Thank Janet_Rovenstine

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 09:00
Monday
11:00 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1777 Frontage Rd, Sabetha, KS 66534
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Sabetha
  • Phone Number: +1 785-284-3283

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?