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L & J Cafe

) #2 of 1,330 Restaurants in El Paso ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, , Latin
3622 E Missouri Ave, El Paso, TX 79903-4421
+1 915-566-8418
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (150 reviews)
“chilli” (101 reviews)
“con queso” (39 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
3622 E Missouri Ave, El Paso, TX 79903-4421
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the real deal. Don't miss a great meal. Truly authentic and at a fair price. The outside is deceiving. The food and service inside are the best.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a large party, and our waiter was excellent! Food was delicious as well. Restaurant definitely lived up to the hype!

Thank Steffanie0682
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is one of those "hole-in-the-wall" type places that you hear about from the locals. Located downtown, parking is scarce, but the walk is worth it! And you'll need to walk off the food going back to the car! Had the best Mexican (not Texas...More

Thank Lloyd S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never had a bad meal here and it's a great place to meet with friends and family. Margaritas are to die for.

Thank Alfredo T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This historic and long standing restaurant is a staple in El Paso, TX. You can find many places that offer great authentic food in El Paso, but I was blown away when I found this little place right next to a large cemetery off the...More

Thank George W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took employees from Austin and Oklahoma for lunch, they loved what they ate. Green enchiladas with egg on top and fajita burrito.

Thank armand0esc0bar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the Restaurant that is located next to the El Paso Cemetery and is very well known in the city , it is a must to go and eat this excellent food and enjoy the atmosphere that tells you about El Paso's people the...More

Thank Avilahet
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere! Good real Mexican food that will please people that want the real experience. Staff is very pleasant and eager to please customers. Place is always crowded, but people don't seem to mind since it moves quickly and efficiently. Good place to visit when...More

Thank Marielo M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there today for the first time. Ordered Cheese and onion enchiladas. Enchiladas did not seem to have much cheese, but lots of tortilla and onion. The rice and beans were dry. Also ordered a side of guacamole which did not seem fresh based on...More

Thank Janice C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Anything you choose on the menu will not disappoint! The small wait is worth it...staff is really friendly and fast. Recommend the Chile con Queso!

Thank 419irmab
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Questions & Answers
Lewis L
24 April 2017|
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Response from L_J_Cafe |
Hello Lewis, yes we do accommodate large groups. Our reservation policy is that the party be complete within 10 minutes of your reservation time. if your party is not complete, we can accommodate the party that is present... More
28 December 2016|
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Response from Soulive126 | Reviewed this property |
I'm being told that they are not taking them anymore
Karen C
18 December 2015|
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Response from 808MikeN | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no clue. I'd call ahead to make sure...and I'd do the same for any other restaurants you might be interested...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3622 E Missouri Ave, El Paso, TX 79903-4421
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  El Paso
  • Phone Number: +1 915-566-8418
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