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Forti's Mexican Restaurant

321 Chelsea St, El Paso, TX 79905
(915) 772-0066
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Ranked #195 of 1,337 Restaurants in El Paso
Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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San Antonio, Texas
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

When in El Paso and Southern New Mexico we made the rounds of our favorite places to eat Mexican food. The food here is really good. It is spicy without being overly so. I don't want my mouth burning from a meal.

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El Paso, TX
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70 reviews 70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I've been here four times lately. The first time with out of town relatives who wanted to come here. I had the Mexican plate to try the taco, enchilada, chile relleno, beans and rice. Great relleno and taco! The chips and salsa were fab too. I returned 2 weeks later and had tacos served with guacamole , beans and rice.... More 

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El Paso, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

You cannot go wrong with the Fajitas here, they are beyond awesome. The chips are homemade and the salsa too unlike other restaurants. My friend got the Pechuga California and she loved it, turns out that is the most popular item here. The food portions are very generous. The Margaritas are top quality, no sweet and sour used and are... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Went there with my family from out of town, looking for some good mexican food. Sorry to say it wasn't very good, 2 "big flautas" not really, small actually. The steak had some chilies on them that was so spice it wasn't even eatten. We ask for sopapillas, Sorry, we don't have anymore, what?? it was only about 4 in... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I was really hoping to like this place. The atmosphere was nice. The guacamole tasted weird. The steak in my taco was poor quality meat. Very chewy and blah. I would skip this place.

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Decatur, Alabama
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

One of my favorite dishes ever is at this restaurant. The Pechuga California. I will come and eat at Forti's EVERY time I get to El Paso. The margaritas are also fantastic.....you can tell there is tequila in them!!! (Not just all sweet and sour mix). Their chips are awesome as well. They sure seem like they are handmade and... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Don't eat here management is stuck up servers do the best they can but food is crappie gross sick waist of money No soap broke down looking dump

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El Paso, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

The reason for my attempt at visiting the restaurant was because of the post about their delicious cheesecake... and because my sister was hungry. We stopped by at 9:45, since the closing time online AND on their outdoor sign said 11 pm. We entered the front door because even their neon "OPEN" sign was lit. Despite all those "open" indications,... More 

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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Forti's is a great restaurant. We have eaten at Forti's Mexican Elder in El Paso, TX, for many years. The food is always delicious and spicy, with a variety of dishes for Mexican food as well as American items. The restaurant is spacious with a lovely fountain, live entertainment, and beautiful decor. The salsa and chips are truly unique in... More 

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Austin, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Very good authentic Mexican food. Here for dinner with my partner. We had fun. The waiter was attentive to our needs. His name was Jonathan. We ordered queso and he brought it to the table flaming. Was fun. We were in the dinning room nearest the bar area. They had a gentleman singing in Spanish. It was light music and... More 

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Additional Information about Forti's Mexican Restaurant

Address: 321 Chelsea St, El Paso, TX 79905
Phone Number: (915) 772-0066
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  El Paso
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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