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El Paraiso Mexican Grill

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2801 Colby Ave, Everett, WA 98201-3512
425-252-6026
Today
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
We had great hopes for a wonderful date night dinner . . .

We both ordered a "small" combination, chill relleno and something else. The restaurant was packed, service was slow, and it took a while to get a napkin to use with the chips. Our very hot plates arrived eventually, and the chill relleno was cold - - - but we didn't dare let the waitperson know... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
simivalley1699
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Washington, the State
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Washington, the State
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177 reviews 177 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We both ordered a "small" combination, chill relleno and something else. The restaurant was packed, service was slow, and it took a while to get a napkin to use with the chips. Our very hot plates arrived eventually, and the chill relleno was cold - - - but we didn't dare let the waitperson know. We arrived after "happy hour"... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My husband, son and I had dinner here tonight. The food was acceptable, not great, not bad. Unfortunately I am (genuinely) allergic to gluten. I explained this to the server who seemed half-hearted in his appreciation of my concerns. I ordered what I felt would be safe, a tostada salad (confirming it was a corn tortilla). Needless to say, I've... More 

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OFallon
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75 reviews 75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Recently we were in Everett to attend the theater & stopped in at El Paraiso Mexican Grill for drinks & dinner beforehand. You are handed a freshly made little tortilla filled with tomatilla sauce as you enter. What a way to start. This little gem has a good menu, with a large variety of vegan/vegetarian dishes. The food was prepared... More 

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EVERETT
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We love their Monday night special (1$ tacos, beef or chicken, hard or soft shell and 1$ bud lights) the staff is so helpful and we just love the salsa and the pico de gallo. best Monday night spot in the area.

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Bremerton, Washington
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166 reviews 166 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Great happy hour and bar specials! Just had 99 cent tacos (chicken or beef) on Monday night in the bar only. Service isn't as attentive as I'd like. Tuesday nights is barbacoa tacos...2 for $3.95 (I think)...these tacos are much better!!

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Having eaten there many time, I was pleased with my recent visit, where I had a chili relleno and enchilada. Both were prepared with excellence and the service was quick and friendly,

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Everett, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Central location, good chips and salsa but the bean dip is kinda runny. Great value on the menu. I like the south Everett location better but this is location is good.

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Mukilteo, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

El Paraiso is probably the best TexMex you will find in this area. My husband & I go to the location in Silver Lake on 112th & 19th at least every other month. The staff is terrific. Good atmosphere. We come for lunch or dinner.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The fresh tortillas when you walk in the door are wonderful. We had the fajitas and while they were tasty, it appears that they have changed the seasonings, as they were not as good as I have had in the past.

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Bremerton, Washington
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166 reviews 166 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I went for happy hour on Saturday...must sit in bar to get happy hour specials. Loved that as soon as we walked in the door we got to sample a freshly made corn tortilla! Great happy hour from 3pm-6p.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2801 Colby Ave, Everett, WA 98201-3512
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Everett
  • Phone Number: 425-252-6026

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 12:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?