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El Cuartito Azul

500 Thorn Ave., El Paso, TX 79912
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Ranked #19 of 1,303 restaurants in El Paso
Cuisines: Argentinean
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Mar 15, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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17 reviews from our community

94% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This restaurant might not be something you might think twice about from the outside, but it is amazing. I would suggest making a reservation since it is very limited seating. The food was wonderful and so full of flavor. The prices are very reasonable and major plus. The dessert was so rich and flavorful that there was none left. The... More

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El Paso, Texas
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Doesn't get much better than this... true Argentinian food, served by an Argentinian family - the actual owner is the one taking your order (Mr. Leandro, one of the most attentive and professional restauranteurs I've ever met)! If you combine such an excellent meat-grilling style like the Argentinian one with some of the best beef in the world (Texas/Chihuahua), you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Best food gret service felt just like home, all of these for the best price its a must we were helped by the owner and the service was incredible and super entertaning. I order the ribeye its huge and my wife order some canalonys thet where better than any italian restaurant. Dont forget to order dessert the chesse cake is... More

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40 reviews 40 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Small and cute restaurant where they serve authentic and delicious argentine food. I recommend it and I'm definitely going back!!

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

This beautiful little blue restaurant was such a pleasant find. It has such charm and ambiance, and an extensive, interesting menu. They offer many appealing (and filling) appetizers, soups, steaks, fish and huge salads, all with an Argentinian flair. Service was professional and courteous. The wine list includes Argentinian wine. The restaurant is popular and busy, even midweek. They have... More

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Bixby, Oklahoma
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

This is one of my favorite restaurants in the United States. I enjoy trying local spots that are tucked away. I've been to El Paso three times for business and I've been to El Cuartito Azul each time. Their steaks are some of the best I've had even though they are prepared in such a simple way. They have several... More

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El Paso, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

We were at the restaurant on Friday night for dinner, I understand that it is a busy time, but manager tried us in a way that we decided leave the place, so I can't comment about the food, but definitely not return!!

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289 reviews 289 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
707 helpful votes 707 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

It's quite a surprise to have great food from such a small place with limited parking and no website (they have a facebook page). I saw a lot of Argentine people there. - Try empanada, could the best this place could offer and selling those delicious appetizer for $2.50 each (or $8 for 4) is just crazy. I tried three... More

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Perth, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We asked our hosts to suggest a restaurant to take them to while visiting El Paso. At first sight we weren't impressed because we had hoped their choice would be up-market and Cuartito Azul is a small, unassuming restaurant in the suburbs. It was the middle of the afternoon though and the parking lot was full! From the moment we... More

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El Paso, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

Fantastic atmosphere. All waiters, employees and owner were so helpful and friendly. The empanadas are out of this world! Even though they are fried they were not greasy. The four varieties we tried were all very flavorful and made my taste buds dance in pleasure. Steak was a little tough but also very flavorful. The salad and dish as a... More

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