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El Capitan Fresh Mexican Grill

1800 S Milton Rd Ste 21, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-6340
+1 928-774-1083
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“soft tacos” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
1800 S Milton Rd Ste 21, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-6340
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite restaurants in Flagstaff. The fresh salsa bar offers a variety of flavors with varying levels of spiciness. In addition to traditional Mexican dishes, there is always something unique available as the special. Sometimes we feel like pairing a cold...More

Thank jmenasco
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The food is good and the ambiance is cool. The people who worked there were very nice and welcoming. We were greeted when we walked in and they remembered we were there, the service was excellent.

Thank Blake N
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This restaurant is way below average. The food was just plain bad. We took the food, mind you $30.00 worth, and fed it to the dogs. They liked it, we could not eat any of it. I wish I would have checked tripadvisor before sitting...More

Thank Teresa J
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I've been here several times in the past and have thought it's okay. Nothing to write home about but they made a great margarita. It's been quite awhile since I've been back so we decided to give it a go last night. The prices have...More

Thank CoolCountyTraveler
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

My husband got steak quesadillas and I got chicken and avocado tacos. The food seemed fresh but bland for our taste. We are use to a little bite in our Mexican food. Also small basket of chips for $1.50 extra and they send you to...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The Mexican food was fresh and delicious. My kids enjoyed it too. Had the Fajita Ensalada, very filling for a salad. Complimentary nachos and fresh salsas from th salsa bar.

Thank Frantic70
Reviewed 24 December 2016

This was a great restaurant with really good food and not just your typical out of the back of Sysco truck. Several different kinds of salsa for chips and to put on your food from the salsa bar.

Thank Razorback_Ed
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stopped in Flagstaff for a quick walk-around and found ourselves hungry. My wife uncharacteristically wanted Mexican, but it had to be authentic. When we walked in there was some hesitation that we were in the right kind of place, but one look at the...More

1  Thank Rick H
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This was one of the best Mexican restaurants I've ever had the pleasure of dining at. And it's located in a strip mall off the main highway. The ambience is fun and quirky, the service is delightful and friendly, and the food is incredible. The...More

Thank TracyWfromWA
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I read and researched Mexican food places for an hour before deciding. This one was close to the hotel but NOT impressive. The staff was very friendly but the food was so so. I order "CRISPY" street tacos (what they are supposedly known for) BUT...More

Thank forensicprofilerx2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1800 S Milton Rd Ste 21, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-6340
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Flagstaff
  • Phone Number: +1 928-774-1083
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Description
El Capitan is a family friendly local hangout for Flagstaff and tourists. We specialize in fresh ingredients only. We have a delicious salsa bar with 5 salsas to choose from made daily! We specialize in TACOS... We have hard, soft or our choice "dorado style". We serve tacos with chicken, shredded beef, pork, fish, shrimp or bean. We specialize in Margaritas! We have our famous "Lily" which is not on our menus. You must ask for this margarita. You are only allowed 2 max! Our happy hour is the best in Flagstaff. Served Tues-Friday. We have a separate food menu for the happy hour as well. Come visit us.. We know that you will not be disappointed. We are closed Mondays from Nov-March.