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About Us

Mexican Restaurant in Cabot, Arkansas

About Us

El Canaveral is a family friendly Mexican restaurant, in Cabot Arkansas. For over 20 years we have been serving delicious combinations of Tex-Mex and authentic Mexican dishes. We pride ourselves on providing a warm and friendly atmosphere and good food, to everyone who walks through our doors, and have earned a reputation as a favourite restaurant among locals.

‘…is to provide the same high levels of service our customers have come to expect, always striving to serve the tastiest dishes, using the best quality produce and ingredients available here in Cabot’ – Ricardo Cortes, Owner of El Canaveral

Meet Ricardo

Originally from Jalisco, Mexico (a state world-renowned for it’s good food and tequila), Ricardo has over 30 years of experience in the restaurant business. Starting out as a dishwasher at a family owned restaurant, Ricardo worked his way up to chef, restaurant manager, and then restaurant owner.

With a large number of popular Mexican restaurants to his name, El Canaveral will always hold sentimental value to Ricardo, as it was the first Mexican restaurant in Cabot, Arkansas.

Having previously lived in Buenavista, Ricardo took inspiration from the cane sugar refilling plants when naming El Canaveral. Now, with over 20 years of business, El Canaveral is only growing in popularity. Ricardo and the team can’t wait to welcome you in.

A True Family Focused Experience

Our team are passionate about providing tasty food, in a fun and friendly setting the whole family can enjoy.

We always give service with a sense of warmth and kindness, that makes you feel like you have just come home as soon as you step through the door. Many of our staff have worked with us for a number of years, and some are even related – so you know we always put family first.

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Award Winning Mexican Restaurant

We’re proud to have been awarded the respected Secretaria de Comercio, awarded to restaurants from a Mexican institution that have been in business for 20 consecutive years. We hope to continue to provide delicious Mexican food, based on the recipes we all know and love, for another 20 years.