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El Canelo

) #151 of 344 Restaurants in Erie €€ - €€€ Mexican
2709 W 12th St, Erie, PA 16505-4201
+1 814-835-2290
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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11:00 - 23:00All hours
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2709 W 12th St, Erie, PA 16505-4201
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this food. The service was also very good. Most dishes are between $6 and $11 dollars.

Thank Matthew W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good traditional/typical Mexican food. Good prices. Salsa was good. Beef burritos were good. Would have liked seconds in chips and salsa but server never offered

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

My waiter jose' was very patient and good. I really appreciate a patient shop, store or resturant staff member when i am new and do not know how to order. Think your first time at starbucks. Anyway he was great and vwry attentive. I had...More

Thank sandy50th
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We go there fairly regularly.Usually very good.Would recommend it to anyone.Not too many Mexican places in Erie,but we feel its one of the best.Last time there I wanted beef added to my mushroom quesedia(sp) and the waiter told me they couldnt do it.When he came...More

Thank ban2736
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Not overly impressed. I found the menu confusing. The dish we ordered included shredded lettuce..it was really funky and weird.. we didn't eat it...it seemed like it had been stored in Ice water. Had a beef burrito and the beef was overcooked and tough. I...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We used to go to El Canelo regularly when in Erie. (There are actually two El Canelos, both similar in menu and atmosphere.) The food is pretty good and inexpensive. However, the interior of both restaurants has begun to look shabby.

Thank losdosgringos2015
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We came here for lunch. We were given nacho chips immediately after we sat down. This place has a luncheon menu and we ordered from that. Most lunch items were about $7-9 each and the portions were quite big.

Thank raf c
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I will preface by saying I do not care for Mexican cuisine. I took 3 people out to this place because they wanted some Mexican food. I have never been there before and will never go again. The waiter insulted me - made fun of...More

Thank dcwireedm
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The good: location, food brought within 1 minute, prices, parking, fast seating. The bad: filthy, very dark, wait staff was unfriendly. This was my second visit. After my first visit, I hesitated to go back. Almost the same scenario on the first visit except it...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Been to the other el canelo in Erie but stop here last Sunday for out 1st and very happy with the service , our waiter was awesome food was excellent will be back

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2709 W 12th St, Erie, PA 16505-4201
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-835-2290
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