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Good Walk

I really enjoy walking on San Jacinto Plaza, admire those old buildings and the way they keep the... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
danielmC9163DU
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El Paso, Texas
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Looking Great

Went recently to enjoy a Chihuahuas baseball game. We decided to go check out San Jacinto after the... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
blah b
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

Alligators used to live in the pool in the center of the plaza. Now they are molded statues. Nice venue to relax, play some chess, shuffle board, and get a snack or street tacos.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Richard D
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Revitalized downtown El Paso. Eats and pubs nearby. Take a stroll, play some ping pong ! Stunning at Christmastime.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kat S
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Although the pond was removed in 1974, many people still fondly refer to the plaza as “La Plaza de los Lagartos,” or Alligator Plaza. Today, a fiberglass sculpture by nationally acclaimed local artist Luis Jiménez honors the original alligators. A very nice place to sit...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Larry B
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Even though the alligators are long gone, their presence is still felt. As a child (both parents were born in El Paso), I remember seeing the alligators alive in their enclosure. Today, the plaza has be remodeled to commemorate both the alligators and the city's...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cris S
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

I really enjoy walking on San Jacinto Plaza, admire those old buildings and the way they keep the area so neat and clean.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank danielmC9163DU
Reviewed 9 May 2018

The Plaza has been remodeled and is quite a nice place to hang out. There is a snack shack called Rent-a-Chef which provides refreshement, a stage for the events which happen regularly and some shade. There are lots of businesses and restaurants in walking distance.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank axisdeer
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Went recently to enjoy a Chihuahuas baseball game. We decided to go check out San Jacinto after the game. Place was well lit, music playing, little food stand with good local snacks. We were able to play some table tennis and horseshoes as a family...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank blah b
Reviewed 28 April 2018

I was waiting for an event at the Abraham Chavez Auditorium(ZZ Top). I walked over to the San Jacinto Plaza and it was great. Several places available for a refreshing beverage and people watch. Very cool. I'll be back.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Howard L
Reviewed 23 April 2018

For an urban plaza, it was very nice. Nice famous statue in the middle, plenty of seating, nice gardens, vendors selling food.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lessard
Reviewed 15 April 2018

true southwest with the majority of Mexicans; the plaza is small but has its climate... in the evening

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jt20062017
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