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El Paso Taqueria

) #1,943 of 9,165 Restaurants in New York City ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, Latin, Spanish
1643 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10029-5303
+1 212-831-9831
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good50%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“burrito” (6 reviews)
“tacos” (11 reviews)
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1643 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10029-5303
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Reviews (89)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Pretty mediocre Mexican food. I was consulting up in East Harlem and the organization graciously ordered food from this restaurant. We all split guacamole and I ordered a lunch sized burrito. There are literally NO vegetarian options on the entire menu. So, in all caps...More

Thank Jvalliant
Reviewed 13 April 2017

A bright room scattered with sunflowers give diners a comfortable spot for Mexican food on upper Lexington Avenue. The menu focuses mainly on standard American Mexican restaurant favorites, with a few more interesting dishes mixed in. Vegetarians have a few options to choose from. Ingredients...More

Thank lupaglupa
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We stopped by for lunch after visiting the Museum of the City of New York. Very friendly staff, the menus offer a lot of choice and the food is very solid. The shrimp ceviche was outstanding but all the burritos, enchiladas and quesadillas we had...More

Thank Oliver J
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Just looking for something to eat on a rainy afternoon in the area after visiting a museum a few blocks away, my wife and I stumbled upon this place. We were very pleased when we stepped inside as the restaurant is nicely decorated. There were...More

Thank BRosaJr
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I live in the neighborhood and have been going to El Paso for almost 7 years now. The staff is so friendly they have become like family...the food is authentic and exceptional! Everything you try is delicious! We love sitting at the...More

Thank VetereYoga
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
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
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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.