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L & J Cafe

) #2 of 1,332 Restaurants in El Paso $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Latin
3622 E Missouri Ave, El Paso, TX 79903-4421
+1 915-566-8418
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (146 reviews)
“chilli” (99 reviews)
“con queso” (37 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3622 E Missouri Ave, El Paso, TX 79903-4421
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food here is consistently amazing. The atmosphere is great for a date, family gathering, or just drinks with friends. Their authentic Mexican menu highlights the best parts of Mexican recipes in the borderland. I would highly recommend you visit this establishment if you truly...More

Thank Gabriel A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place offers the best Mexican food in town. I'm always surprised at how fast and friendly service is even though they are always busy. Enjoy some enchiladas or tacos. They are great!

Thank JoseAntonioFlores
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

El Paso has over a million Mexican restaurants, but this has a reason for being known by locals as the best. It simply is. I am a Gringo from South Texas, raised on Mexican food. I have lived in El Paso for 7 years now....More

Thank wkfo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited L&J Cafe for our dinner. I tasted chile con queso, salsa, chips. Also I prefered Mexican dish which includes some different Mexican foods. My drink was Michelada 👌 Very tasty !

Thank kivircikgurme
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a recent visit to L&J Cafe, I ordered guacamole tacos, which were served in hard shells filled with mushy guacamole and stuffed, or I should say, overstuffed with shredded lettuce that spilled over and covered the plate. No thought or imagination went into the...More

Thank Ernesto P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Five of us arrived about 8pm on a Wednesday evening and were seated immediately; about 3/4 of the tables were occupied at that time. Our waiter promptly took our drink and dinner orders, and he occasionally returned to check on us during the meal. We...More

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

SIMPLY AMAZING. This has been one of the best meals I have had while travelling for work. Great staff, comfortable atmosphere, and incredible food.

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this place! The food was excellent. Probably some of the best Mexican food I have ever had. The atmosphere was great and so was the service. I will be going back to L & J every time I am in El Paso.

Thank brianaX2375OL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped in for a solo lunch and was not disappointed at all. Wonderful mexican food and very large portions. I would highly recommend.

Thank Clint M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Short and sweet the best Mexican food I've had. I was with a couple of texans who recommend the spot, glad I went. It's a little off the beaten path and not in touristy neighborhood to say the least. Some said the waits can be...More

Thank CB6699
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Lewis L
Can you accommodate groups of 25+? Is there someone to speak to in order to organize this?
24 April 2017|
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Response from L_J_Cafe |
Hello Lewis, yes we do accommodate large groups. Our reservation policy is that the party be complete within 10 minutes of your reservation time. if your party is not complete, we can accommodate the party that is present... More
do they take reservations
28 December 2016|
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Response from Soulive126 | Reviewed this property |
I'm being told that they are not taking them anymore
Karen C
Will you be open on Christmas Day?
18 December 2015|
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Response from 808MikeN | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no clue. I'd call ahead to make sure...and I'd do the same for any other restaurants you might be interested...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3622 E Missouri Ave, El Paso, TX 79903-4421
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  El Paso
  • Phone Number: +1 915-566-8418
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