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el Canelo mexican Restaurant

301 Roseport Rd, Elwood, KS
+1 913-365-5550
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (2 reviews)
“st joseph” (2 reviews)
“great service” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
301 Roseport Rd, Elwood, KS
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

I was there yesterday. Ordered the beef tacos and hamburger was cold. The only explanation was the employee telling me that he needs to remind the staff to stir the meat to keep it warm. He kept repeating this over and over and tried to...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 5 September 2018

While I was eating (planning to dine and dash) I took a bite of there terrible chips and salsa and when I did there was a giant piece of black hair, mine is purple.

Thank T R
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Ok, I’m from Texas. This place IS the best Mexican food around. Seriously, if you think other (I will not name) restaurants are better? You don’t know WTH a real Mexican food place is suppose to be like. St Joe places are totally horrible. Substituting...More

Thank AustinActor
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This is a moderately priced Mexican restaurant with generous portions. Wait staff is very friendly. Non-chain restaurant just over the bridge in Elwood, Kansas is a good option for casual dining when you're in St.Joseph.

Thank Shelley K
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Visited the Pony Express and Jesse James museums in St Jo’s and planned to get Ramen (A ramen place that does not serve food?) but it was closed we looked for Mexican, reviews in St Jo’s poor so drove the short distance across the river...More

Thank Headhunter2001
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

It was okay. The food was bland including the salsa. Atmosphere was nice and so was the wait staff. There are better choices for Mexican in the area.

Thank winterfaery
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Very nice people clean and good food will come back. Large menus the mega burrito is very tasty.No complaints from my wife. And you don't have to be dressed fancy.

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I live in st. Jo but am not a fan of the Mexican in the area. When I don't go to kc area for it though, I travel across the bridge to elwood, ks. This is the best in the area. Very friendly staff, great...More

Thank biggsy3
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our authentic Mexican lunch. Owner, Enrique, was proud of his place of business and wanted to ensure the customers were completely satisfied. We will definitely return!!

Thank joleigh34
Reviewed 19 February 2018

YUMMY!!!! This place is a true hidden gem. From the delish chips and homemade salsa to the awesome main dishes and rice and beans. The food here is outstanding and the service was very good. I live a little over 2 hours away and am...More

Thank sheriberi99
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Roseport Rd, Elwood, KS
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Elwood
  • Phone Number: +1 913-365-5550
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