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911 Talbot Ave, Canutillo, TX 79835-5453
915-877-7307
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Description: Located in Shortys gas station behind the outlet mall. 915-877-7307 or...
Located in Shortys gas station behind the outlet mall. 915-877-7307 or 915-253-3689
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great authentic sandwiches

I almost didn't make it to this place as it has RELOCATED!!! They are now across the street from the old location in a new shopping strip mall and it's way better! Ok so my son and I ordered right away the Cuban, pernil (shredded pork) and tripleta( pork, bistec and ham ) to go. We of course had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2014
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El Paso, Texas
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El Paso, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

I almost didn't make it to this place as it has RELOCATED!!! They are now across the street from the old location in a new shopping strip mall and it's way better! Ok so my son and I ordered right away the Cuban, pernil (shredded pork) and tripleta( pork, bistec and ham ) to go. We of course had tostones... More 

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Chilgok-gun, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

I'd been craving an authentic Cuban Press since I left Florida and had been settling for the decent ones served at Bikini Joe's (by the airport). I found Maracas through UrbanSpoon and discovered it is the ONLY Caribbean cuisine in El Paso, so the wife and I shot over there for lunch this afternoon. Upon arrival I realized it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2011

Maracas is a little gem situated in Shorty’s gas station (yes it's in a gas station) behind the outlet mall in Canutillo, TX (a few miles West of El Paso, TX city limits), run by a native from Puerto Rico. As a native Miamian (Florida not Ohio) I can tell ya that this is the BEST Cuban sandwich outside of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 911 Talbot Ave, Canutillo, TX 79835-5453
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Canutillo
  • Phone Number: 915-877-7307

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean

Description

Located in Shortys gas station behind the outlet mall. 915-877-7307 or 915-253-3689

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