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El Paraiso

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20700 N Main St, Ste 124, Cornelius, NC 28031-8485
704-896-6064
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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
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, good staff

The food is consistently good here and the staff always pleasant. Their yummy salsa is available for purchase on your way out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
SchatzieDavidson_NC
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North Carolina
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Cornelius, North Carolina
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

The place is dark & out of date. The food was lousy. The salsa & chips were tasteless. The tacos were mediocre & the menu was poor. Don't go there

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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Food was good. Service excellent. Family run. Owner stopped by to make sure everything was okay. Nice place to go to relax. Will definitely be back.

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North Carolina
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The food is consistently good here and the staff always pleasant. Their yummy salsa is available for purchase on your way out.

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Toledo, Ohio
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We were here from Ohio and did not want standard Hispanic cuisine, this was perfect! I had the tomatillo catfish and my wife had the ceviche and they were both very good! I recommend this spot for sure!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

The best Tacos, and I love the Chimichanga. Gotta get the queso dip. Great atmosphere, family friendly restaurant. My kids really like the chicken fingers. Highly recommend.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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104 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I loved the options and the food was well done. Try the Salvadorian appetizer sampler. The service was a bit slow but polite.

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Community of Madrid, Spain
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

very good authentic food that i enjoyed alot. the rice servings were good size and the waiters were very friendly. good place to eat with friends

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

Always welcomed.Exellent meals at very reasonable prices.It always the first place we go when we visit our famIly in Davidson NC

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North Carolina
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great little spot with a varied menu & nice sangria. Appears to be family-run and service is attentive and quick. Not long on atmosphere, but definitely worth a stop when you want some Central/South American food. There's limited seating so call ahead for a reservation!

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Davidson, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

After a long church meeting we decided to go to El Parasio for dinner. It is Salvadorian and has interesting choices on the menu. I chose the sampler plate which gave me several items to sample. I brought half of them home as left overs. My favorite (so far) was the pupuso-sort of like a tamale-but a bit different. Next... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20700 N Main St, Ste 124, Cornelius, NC 28031-8485
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cornelius
  • Phone Number: 704-896-6064

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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