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El Paso

505 US Highway 70 SW, Hickory, NC 28602-3257
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (6 reviews)
“bean dip” (3 reviews)
“shrimp” (5 reviews)
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11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
505 US Highway 70 SW, Hickory, NC 28602-3257
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We always enjoy going to El Paso; the service and food are always tops. Favorite items are the bean & salsa dips, Fajitas, Quesadillas and the ACP Texano.

Thank RayK_houseofheroes
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Haven eaten here before and was pleased. Today I had the special "Arroz con Pollo" and my wife had the Mexican Salad. We were seated quickly with chips and dip brought right out. Our server was kind and spot on. Both of our meals came...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Food was less than mediocre and service was not really friendly or helpful. Will try somewhere else next time.

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We were traveling through Hickory. It was late and we Googled Mexican food near us. Several came up but the great reviews El Paso had won us over. The food was very good and plentiful. The many salsa's on the bar we're very tasty! The...More

Thank Homebody00x
Reviewed 8 December 2017

El Paso is always good. We have never had a disappointment there. The stall are fun and courteous. The food is always satisfying.

Thank Towbar2
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I am a long distance truck driver, and run Southern California weekly. So when I say I have eaten lots of Mexican food I really am not kidding. The menu is very accommodating so everyone should find a favorite to choose from. They have a...More

1  Thank Bikerrusty
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We had been house hunting all morning and arrived for a meal a little after 3. Lunch ends at 3, so ordered off full menu. Chips were brought right away with a creamy bean dip. They have a salsa bar where you can choose from...More

Thank IMHO2
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Great food awesome service. The salsa bar is great, but beware the plates are huge. Definitely your money's worth.

Thank clockhart66
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Big giant plate of bland food. Just your average Tex Mex place. Chips were tough and greasy. Floor was greasy and slick! Bathroom smelled like hot garbage. Needless to say, we will not be going back. Sorry.

Thank robina470
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We stop here usually once a week because the food is great and the prices are also great. They have a salsa bar that you can choose different salsas which is nice for each of us as we all enjoy varied salsas. My daughter likes...More

1  Thank Judy B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 US Highway 70 SW, Hickory, NC 28602-3257
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory
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