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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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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1800 S Milton Rd Ste 21, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-6340
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Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

I had the dish with 3 tacos (beef, chicken and pork), my friends had the porto bello spinach enchilada. Service was good, the food unfortunately wasn't. I myself had an averave meal: 3 tacos with somewhat dry meat with what appeared to be a mush...More

Thank LanderV53
Reviewed September 17, 2017

This was an OK place to eat. Not amazing but decent. Food was a little pricey for what you got. Very cute and staff was very accommodating.

Thank KML2015
Reviewed July 24, 2017

I went here with four others from my church on Sunday. Some of them have spoken highly of the food here. I was not too impressed with the Chili Rellenos. ( not very flavorful. ) It is a nice place, and I am willing to...More

Reviewed May 5, 2017 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

1  Thank Jackie M
Reviewed February 27, 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 February 20, 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 February 13, 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
Reviewed January 7, 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 Wander243875
Reviewed December 29, 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 December 24, 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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.
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