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El paso Texas

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Cls 404, Bloco C, Loja 23 | Asa Sul, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
32335197
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Description: I Live in Rio but every time I go to Brasilia is my favorite placê in...
I Live in Rio but every time I go to Brasilia is my favorite placê in town. Food and service are superb and what really makes the diference is that the owners are always There.
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  • 168
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    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Tex-Mex in town

First of all, let us not compare this restaurant with a real Mexican restaurant in Mexico, or with a Tex-Mex in the US. El Paso Texas is a great local restaurant of Tex-Mex inspiration, and that´s it. I am reviewing the original place, at 404 sul, although they have two other locations, in Asa... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Carlos P
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Brasilia, DF
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Brasilia, DF
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

First of all, let us not compare this restaurant with a real Mexican restaurant in Mexico, or with a Tex-Mex in the US. El Paso Texas is a great local restaurant of Tex-Mex inspiration, and that´s it. I am reviewing the original place, at 404 sul, although they have two other locations, in Asa Norte and in a shopping mall.... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We all had the buffet which was great and good value offering a lot of fresh options. We washed it down with margaritas. The restaurant is very cool and has a lot of detail - very colourful.

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Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The place, overdecoreted as most Mexican restaurants, and the music (not too loud) make the ambiance. The personnel (along with Tequilas and some other drinks) make you feel relaxed and get into the mood. Some of the waitressess are not that skilled, but everyone is nice and service is ok after all. Most of all, the food of the Buffet... More 

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Redwood City
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Seems like Mexico is fare away! Food is fat and adopted to Brasilia. To much fried food whichbis expensive. The price for the buffet is oj but the food is not always fresh. Watch and pick the nice stuff but the selection is small. Prefer to eat lical food!

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Sao Paulo
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144 reviews 144 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Visited on November 15th, 2013 I went to El Paso with my cousins on a Friday night. I was in Brasilia for a national holiday. Although very late and the restaurant was full, the hostess was able to sit us promptly. Service was friendly, polite and prompt. The place is lively decorated and the atmosphere is great! One thing to... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

I've seen a lot of reviews saying how bad the food is, it's not Mexican, authentic or what ever. Fact is this restaurant is the best Mexican type in all of DF. Having lived here for over a year believe me when I say you would be begging for 'El paso Texas' after trying some of the other tex-mex /... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

The food is good, service and atmosphere are great, but the price, especially for drinks, is absurd. Five reais (R$4,50, plus 10% mandatory "tip", R$4,95) for a 300ml bottle of water?? The same 300ml São Lourenço bottle that is sold by less than R$1 at the supermarket in front, and from R$2 to R$3,50 in every other fancy restaurant in... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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123 reviews 123 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

If you are visiting Brasilia don't waste your time at this restaurant. It is a pale imitation of the food and the decor is overdone. If you live in Brasilia and you want something a bit different for some reason, by all means give it a try. My only lasting impression was the heartburn.

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Brazil
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74 reviews 74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

I love the new unit at SQN 110! I had self service and really recommend it! Food is very fresh, even at evening. Some plates are prepared right there, in front of you. There are many plates and fantastic sauces. Environment is informal and funny. Staff is gentle and willing to help all the time.

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Bogota, Colombia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

A bad caricature of Mexican or Tex Mex food. If you've ever had Mexican food, stay away. The cooks at this place evidently have only seen the pictures online. Not even close!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cls 404, Bloco C, Loja 23 | Asa Sul, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  Federal District (DF)  >  Brasilia
  • Phone Number: 32335197

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Spanish

Description

I Live in Rio but every time I go to Brasilia is my favorite placê in town. Food and service are superb and what really makes the diference is that the owners are always There.

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