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El Paso Mexican Restaurant
El Paso Mexican Restaurant

El Paso Mexican Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.elpasony.com
  • Email: info@elpasony.com
  • Phone: (212) 831-9831
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 4:00pm

    Brunch: Saturdays & sundays 11:00am to 4:00pm

    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
    Friday & Saturday:4:00pm - 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Executive Chef: Rodrigo Abrajan
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Delivery, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Please contact Enrique for further details.
  • Private Party Contact: Please Contact Restaurant (212) 831-9831

Getting there

  • Cross Street: East 104th Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from El Paso Mexican Restaurant
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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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMexican
Diner Reviews
  • "This restaurant isn't your typical Mexican restaurant. No refried beans, rice and heavy sauces. Very creative menu and cooking. Great daily specials, one of which is always a fresh fish. Excellent cocktail choices. The smoke cucumber margarita was a standout. I've eaten there three times now and as I continue to explore the menu I keep finding pleasant surprises."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "You feel as if youre in some little mexican town. The decor, the music, the waitstaff all have that flavor. The food is not your typical Americanized Tex Mex type of food - it has authentic Mexican quality and flavor."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "This place is the re-incarnation of a small neighborhood bistro with classic Mexican food. There is a lot more decoration and it is bigger, as is the neighborhood is becoming gentrified, but the food is still the same. Very good, very classic, with gems hidden between the normal taco and enchilada favorites."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "I needed a place for a celebratory business lunch in East Harlem. It had to be in the low 100's. Not so easy. I came upon the reviews for El Paso and took a chance. It was great. Everyone ordered from the prix fix lunch menu. The food was excellent. Very fresh ingredients. The service was attentive and quick. I would make a trip to this neighborhood again, just to go back to El Paso."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "The food and service were a nice surprise. The neighborhood used to be predominantly Puerto Rican, so it was a surprise to find other ethnic restaurants in the area, but this Mexican restaurant was a real treat!"
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "It seems I made a reservation at the wrong El Paso. I thought I was making it at the restaurant on 116th Street, between 2nd and 3rd. So, this review is for that restaurant. I always enjoy it there. Only have had lunch as I work in the neighborhood. In the warm months, I eat at the back in the "outdoors." Always good food and service."
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "My boyfriend and I had plans that fell through and we had to scramble to find a spot for dinner in the Harlem area. The food was very very good, we got steak and I got the salmon dish which was very flavourful. The front room was very loud and lively, but they sitted us in the back room which was so so so quiet. We LOVED it."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "I always plan a trip to El Paso in conjunction with a visit to MCNY. The food is fresh and delicious every time."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "My sister and her family came to visit and it gave me a completely different take on the experience of eating out. Had I been with only adults, I probably would have given this a higher rating -- except in the area of service which was painstakingly slow on any scale. The food was actually VERY good, but there were only spicy options. We ordered chips and salsa for the table and the salsa was spicy. We asked for a non-spicy salsa, there was nothing available. My 6-yr-old nephew ordered chicken enchiladas and the tomatillo sauce was spicy, though he did like the rice and beans. At least when I ordered queso for the table the waiter was able to get the kitchen to leave out the poblano peppers. All said, I would go back with grownups!"
    Dined on 1/12/2014
  • "very pleasant experience, nice bloddy mary's with jalepeno's!! great food, service ok, maybe just a touch slow, but otherwise good to go."
    Dined on 12/15/2013
  • "Duck was yummy. Steak was very good. Generally, I'm not a fan of tamales but theirs is very tasty and I totally loved it! The mango margarita was good to. Topped dinner with lava cake. Yummmmy! Other times, we tried the octopus soft taco. Also a very good choice!"
    Dined on 12/13/2013
  • "Terrible bland brunch. The lunch entrees at other tables smelled great and people looked like they were enjoying, Sangria had no fruit. Instead it was lemon rind in wine punch. Regrettable experience. Will not be returning."
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "I chose a lamb meal that virtually all bones; I should have stuck with a traditional Mexican meal."
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "El Paso is a destination spot. Beyond being in a no man's land and not having much competition, the restaurant is a go-to place because the food is so good. Based on authentic Mexican recipes, the ingredients and ultimate taste are on the gourmet side. The cocktails feature a subtle and creative touch. For instance, there's one drink that features fresh watermelon (out of season & it was still good), coconut-infused Herradura and chile piquin. Not too spicy, but just enough to offset the sweetness of the melon and the under taste of coconut. The guacamole was perfection -- and at the level of spiciness that we requested. And, speaking of spice, there are some pretty hot entrees, but the waiter gives fair warning."
    Dined on 10/23/2013
  • "We really enjoyed ourselves. Restaurant is creatively appointed with ethnic artwork, and the music chosen really enhanced the ambiance. Passion fruit Chihuahua Margarita wowed me... just had to order a second. Entrees were delicious, and the dessert flan absolutely rocked. This spot is a Harlem gem. Can't wait to return."
    Dined on 10/20/2013