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El Paso Taqueria

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1643 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10029-5303 (East 104th Street)
+1 212-831-9831
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 12:00
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New York City, New York
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328 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We stopped by for lunch after visiting the Museum of the City of New York. Very friendly staff, the menus offer a lot of choice and the food is very solid. The shrimp ceviche was outstanding but all the burritos, enchiladas and quesadillas we had were also very good. Good option for uptown.

Thank Oliver J
Prospect, Connecticut
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103 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Just looking for something to eat on a rainy afternoon in the area after visiting a museum a few blocks away, my wife and I stumbled upon this place. We were very pleased when we stepped inside as the restaurant is nicely decorated. There were only a few other people in there since it was about 3 PM, so late... More 

Thank BRosaJr
New York City, New York
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I live in the neighborhood and have been going to El Paso for almost 7 years now. The staff is so friendly they have become like family...the food is authentic and exceptional! Everything you try is delicious! We love sitting at the bar for dinner when it's just the 2 of us.

Thank VetereYoga
Belfast, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This was a great find, good atmosphere and good service. The choice is good, plenty to keep everyone happy in the menu, The food was wonderful, flavours to make your mouth water. It is now on my to go list, just to try the other dishes

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Thank Gary B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Went there just for a quick bite. Had some enchiladas and then some chocolate cake. It was really really good. Had some cinnamon and was served warm. I loved that the desserts are as delicious as the main meal. We ordered one cake for six people and it was gone in 10 seconds. What I liked best was their seating.... More 

Thank Norah-Maria-23
Atlanta, Georgia
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80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We ate here on my birthday + I am so glad we did . Had an amazing mahi mahi special + my wife had Mole Chicken dish that were both amazing. Margaritas were 5 star as was the service . It is almost across the street from subway station. We will definitely be back

Thank stuartbabcock
New York City, New York
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Their menu is very limited and there is not that many selections especially for appetizers. The tacos we ordered for dinner were very small. They charged $2 for a very tiny ramekin side of sour cream. The Margarita I ordered was blend and was poorly served. The only good thing was the guacamole. Other than that, I won't recommend this... More 

Thank Emily R
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I love love love this place. Great food, great vibe, great service. I recommend this place to anyone who loves Mexican food. The drinks are on point there isn't really nothing bad about the place.

Thank Melissa1081
New York City, New York, USA
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75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Went with a group for brunch, with 2 hours of unlimited drinks, on a Saturday. Service can be slow at moments. Drinks are pretty ok. Try the palomas. For entree I chose the Huevos Divorciados, a take on huevos rancheros with different sauces. Excellent choice. Highly recommend it. Would return.

Thank Juan C
New York City, New York
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92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

A lovely little restaurant with a very Mexican decor in an unlikely spot on 103rd Street and Lexington Avenue is a pleasant surprise. I've only been there for lunch but found the food better than the usual Tex-Mex. The service is friendly and the atmosphere inviting. Great guacamole, beans and rice. Everything I've had there was delicious. Great place for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1643 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10029-5303
    (East 104th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
  • Phone Number: +1 212-831-9831
El Paso Mexican Restaurant, is recognized as one of the finest Mexican restaurants in the country. It features classic regional Mexican cuisine prepared with authentic recipes and fresh ingredients. We invite you to come and enjoy a unique traditional Mexican experience in a friendly atmosphere.

El Paso Mexican Restaurant has been serving the best Mexican food in New York for over 15 years. Let us spice up your party with our outstanding food, great service and beautifully decorated spaces, our hacienda style patio is a must visit.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?