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Copal Progressive Mexican Cuisine

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner

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US$8 - US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews chips and salsa tamales burrito cheese dip duck chorizo rice shrimp soup steak great presentation great drinks wonderful meal amazing food worth the wait friday night ate here
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Chose a random place for lunch and was rewarded by a fantastic meal. The staff was friendly and attentive, I had the fajita burrito and the flavors were fantastic.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tomawojo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite my not being an expert in Mexican or Aztec cuisine, I loved the food at Copal. It’s a popular, wide-open space, noisy when fully occupied, and in that case a little slow in bringing out meals. But that’s irrelevant when you’re enjoying your meal....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tampatowers
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Copal Progressive Mexican Cuisine is a hidden gem for authentic Mexican Cuisine. On our last visit my wife had the Chile Relleno, Enchilada, and Tamale combo. Everything was great! I had the mixed dinner platter - Carne Asada, chile relleno, and shrimp - delicious! Their...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dagenius
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Presentation and plating of dishes is something else. Flavor is unique in Lincoln. Cocktails are strong and tasty, you can taste the natural lime juice. Excellent service and nice environment. Even the music is different.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kirabroca
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

It's nice and refreshing to see places like Copal's Progressive Mex mix up the usual, common, sometimes boring food that has been associated with a respective Cuisine Type. They remixed staples like Chips and Salsa or Refried Beans and made them even better. I had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank McKCla
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Loved the menu. Lot's of original options for a Mexican restaurant. Service is exceptional. shrimp tacos and all the margarita's are yummy! Atmosphere feels family friendly cafe style. Very comfortable and friendly.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Go2FunFood
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Great food, great drinks, great service, great people! Try the Molcajete - it's enough for two and was delicious. My wife's burrito was excellent. Fresh lime juice made the Margarita on the rocks really tasty. Even the complimentary tortilla chips and salsa were great. Look...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TheojohnRI
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Excellent food. Professional and attentive service. Great drinks. And the prices are so reasonable. Noise level is unpleasant when restaurant is full. Maybe some sound engineering consultation would help. This is our favorite restaurant in Lincoln!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 1987jen
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I’m a foodie! With that being said my Short Ribs tonight were the best thing I’ve eaten in a very long time! The sauce was to die for! Absolutely amazing. My wife’s dish was incredible! We also had the duck tamales for an appetizer and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Drury2019
Reviewed 19 August 2018

A must try! My husband and another couple ate here, for the first time. The menu, drinks,food, service, atmosphere was excellent. Plan to return, on a regular basis.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Janie R
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