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El Paso

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
8746 Cooper Rd, Alexandria, VA 22309-3907
+1 703-619-5123
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“burrito” (12 reviews)
“guacamole” (10 reviews)
“refried beans” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
$$ - $$$
8746 Cooper Rd, Alexandria, VA 22309-3907
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chori pollo and house-made guacamole are two must-try items on the menu. Big fan of this place, everyone I know who has been here likes it.

Thank USR1
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Even thought busy, with a line waiting to be seated, two of us were seated in the bar in less than 3 minutes after walking in the puerta. Drink orders were quickly brought around and we ordered within 10 minutes. Very smiling and happy staff....More

Thank majshanman
Reviewed 7 December 2017

El Paso provides authentic Southwest cuisine located in a hacienda-like setting complete with friendly professional service. Thanks much.

Thank TomUSNA1969
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

El Paso is our go-to for Mexican food. We love their enchiladas verdes, soupa de abuela and taco salad as stand-bys.

Thank TeamBrownDog
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

My husband, a friend and I had dinner here last night. The queso with chorizo was delicious!!! Our meals were good and fast service.

Thank Girlcaneat
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We had a party of 9 coworkers. Out of 9 people 5 of us got sick. We all had the re-fried beans and rice. Everyone had the same symptoms - vomiting and diarrhea. It's been four days and we're all still sick.

1  Thank Cliff H
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Great prices, big portions and amazing food! We love mexican food and their guacamole and refrito were top quality! We'll be coming back!

Thank ammr1214
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The restaurant was clean and full of Latino clients (which is always a plus in my eyes when it comes to ethnic food -- those who belong to the community the food originates from are best equipped to judge the quality). Food is tasty.Portion sizes...More

Thank CanRu
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Hungry and decided to check this place out because it had outside seating...we have two girls (doggies). Good food, great service and decent price. A medium margarita looked like a large. Can only imagine what the large version looks like. Nice spot!

Thank Kathy A
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I went out to celebrate a friend's birthday and we stopped here for margaritas. Totally impressed with the service, food quality and timeliness, and the prices at really good too. Definitely will eat there again.

Thank Dewayne P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8746 Cooper Rd, Alexandria, VA 22309-3907
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-619-5123
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