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One Texas Court, El Paso, TX 79901
+1 325-545-2233
11:00 - 02:00
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El Paso, Texas
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is very nice so dress well, not sure if there is a dress code. However, my experience here was not all that great. I was not to fond of the menu, it did not appeal to me much. I ordered the new york steak and it was not all that great. Our waiter was not very tentative at... More 

Thank austintexas1193
Piedmont, Alabama, United States
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with our friends from El Paso because it's their favorite downtown place. She is a gourmet cook so I knew I would not be disappointed. But I was...I had to limit my order and everything sounded good. I just said, 'Surprise me' to the waiter but of course I had to choose. The signature cream of green chile... More 

Thank Donna C
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763 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 349 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

This high end restaurant was elegantly complimented by the architecture and decor. The waiter was exemplary in service. Some wonderful old pictures are on the wall outside the basement restrooms. It was a very elegant lunch in a restaurant located on the first floor of the old Plaza Hotel. Take the historic walking tour of El Paso then have lunch... More 

Thank Melodycthomas
El Paso, Texas
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

By far one of the nicest restaurants in El Paso. Wide variety of land and seafood. Nice presentation. The Green Chile Soup is outstanding. Only a handful of restaurants in this class in El Paso.

Thank lgerman
El Paso, Texas
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Food is usually good and you never feel rushed by the wait staff. Relaxing atmosphere. Clean. All time favorite waiter there was Charles. Outdoor seating if you are so inclined. Convenient to the Plaza Theater and parking is convenient as well....

Thank Mary H
Midland, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 September 2014

Oh, this is the same place as Café Central. It's still a superb restaurant. We needed to split a single order, and they accommodated us. Not at all stuffy, surprisingly pleasant.

Thank Bill W
El Paso, Texas
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693 reviews
494 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2012

Went here several years ago, it was a very fancy--linen tablecloths, snooty service, and, worst of all, no prices (all expensive when the bill finally arrived) on the menu! It may have changed by now (nearly two decades later), but I swore it off then and have not returned to find out if there was an improvement. Very, very few... More 

Thank Juanito_Hayburg
El Paso, Texas
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2012

The food is good but expensive. The service is good but slow. The location in a downtown area offers problems with parking and vagrants.

Thank waynerout
New Mexico
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2011

I had heard that this restaurant was pricey but that the marvelous food, service and the atmosphere made the price worth it. Yes, the restaurant is pretty and it's right downtown and as short walk from the museums, but I wouldn't ever eat there again. The service was very slow. Our waiter started us with water and a nice choice... More 

Thank NewMexicoPurpleSage
Southlake, Texas
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2011

While on vacation, my husband and I dined at Cafe Central on a December Tuesday evening. While we were seated as soon as we arrived, we waited at least 15 minutes for the waiter to take our order. Since there were quite a few empyt tables, we did not understand why there was such a long delay. Throughout the long... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: One Texas Court, El Paso, TX 79901
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  El Paso
  • Phone Number: +1 325-545-2233

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?