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El Paso Taqueria

1643 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10029-5303
+1 212-831-9831
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good52%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“burrito” (8 reviews)
“tacos” (14 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
1643 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10029-5303
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1 - 10 of 75 reviews

Reviewed 28 August 2017

The tacos are very good, as well as the Pipian, but the mole is not good at all. Guacamole is nive too.

Thank seasonedvisitor
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Very friendly and attentive staff. The place is clean and inviting. The Enchiladas Suizas were delicious.

Thank Jo S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My favorite restaurant in East Harlem. Great Mexican food....do try the cactus salad....a real treat. The ambiance is Mexican with a tribute to Frida Kahlo. I like the garden terrace, when available. Food great: tacos, pork dishes my favorite. And the Sunday brunch specials delicious....More

Thank MartyPetro
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Quite good Mexican restaurant in the heart of Spanish Harlem. I had a very good taco lunch at a good price with excellent service. I would come back.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I stopped by on a very hot day for lunch, and my burrito was really delicious -- a bit tame by Mexico standards but some of the excellent condiments on offer brought back a bit of authentic flavor. Very friendly staff, and good cleanliness.

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We wandered into this restaurant after visiting the nearby Museum of the City of New York. The burrito was served on a plate, with a knife and fork. I always eat it that way and this is the first place that's ever served it on...More

Thank yobyot
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

It's a really good place to eat Mexico food, but I do wish it had a little stronger flavor of the true Mexican food. Good food none the less, and I world still recommend this place to anyone eating visiting New York City.

Thank fernando1008
Reviewed 1 May 2017

As we search for great Mexican food in NYC, El Paso rises to the heights of this short list. The food was delicious and authentic with a selection to please many palates. The decor was artistic, rustic and brought a piece of the Mexico to...More

Thank Ivy C
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Guac & chips always great! Had the octopus tacos, octopus was a little tough. My friend had the steak fajitas and they were delicious!! Wish I ordered that instead. Service was great!

Thank Claudia D
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Warm welcoming environment and superb food and craft beers - especially the chicken enchiladas. Well worth the extra steps up from Museum mile.

Thank TravelSwede35
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.48 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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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