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Taqueria El Paso

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2693 Hwy 105, Boone, NC 28607-5733
(828) 264-6755
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
good food, excelent service, reasonable prices

we enjoyed everything about our meal and service, the only issue was that we were cramped in a small spot for six people

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Yvon A
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Essex
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22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Essex
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

we enjoyed everything about our meal and service, the only issue was that we were cramped in a small spot for six people

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Miami, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Definitely a "hole in the wall". Located in a partially abandoned small center, the decor is old, broken, and stained with minimal gaudy ornamentation. The TV seemed permanently set to a Mexican telenovela on Telemundo and the location was barely staffed. However, the food was good - authentic Mexican food. The salsa selection was tasty and the chips were crisp.... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
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114 reviews 114 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

They got our order wrong...to go....but what they got right was soooo gooood! Authentic Mexican food, It was our first time there and looks uninviting, but we decided to try it and we will go back!

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This was the real deal for Mexican food in Boone, NC. The soft tacos were prepared to perfection and the huaraches are great. The place has limited seating but offers the best Mexican food in the area. A+++++

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I've eaten at this restaurant for the past three years. Best Mexican place in Boone, and I refuse to eat anywhere else. However, the past few months, the service has gone downhill tremendously. For some reason they got rid of the older girls and replaced them with snotty high schoolers who don't even pay attention to what they're doing. We've... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is our favorite place to go for real Mexican food! The food is fresh, delicious and is a great value. The staff is very friendly, efficient and always ready to help in any way. The location is small, but cozy (you are not paying for fancy decor and high overhead). I always get 2 meals out of my fajitas... More 

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Wooster, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

This is not a place to go for ambiance but the food is delicious. It's very cheap too. It's where all the Mexicans eat so you know it's the real deal. Delicious pico and all of our dishes were prepared well. Definitely suggest it for a yummy lunch out!

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LINVILLE
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Most of the reviews refer to the hole in the wall, that is very accurate. It is a small location, an older building, and doesn't appear all that nice. Our server was very friendly, very attentive and helpful. We asked for an item on the menu that only comes in chicken to be made with beef and they gladly accommodated.... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Very tasty fajitas, service was top notch. Not a very big restaurant but its cozy size was certainly not a detriment. We will certainly return to try out some of there other menu items.

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Corolla, North Carolina
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92 reviews 92 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Some one told me about a Mexican restaurant on NC 105 that has great fish tacos. Stopped in to grab something to go. No fish tacos. BUT, WOW, the grilled chicken taco was terrific on a delightful corn tortilla (actually double tortilla used on each and had choice of corn or flour) with amazing flavor. Ground beef taco was also... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2693 Hwy 105, Boone, NC 28607-5733
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: (828) 264-6755

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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