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3622 E Missouri Ave, El Paso, TX 79903-4421
915-566-8418
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Ranked #7 of 1,331 Restaurants in El Paso
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Wed 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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English first
Chicago
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

I really enjoyed this place. I don't think I came with any expectations other than wanting some good food. Our server was great! Our party of five had order two appetizers, but before he placed our order he came back to our table since he knew we were ordering dinner he suggested we order half orders. Great call, as we... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

I was surprised at the diversity of diners: locals, tourists, and businessmen. The architecture is quite eclectic, especially with the many neon displays, awards received and the restaurant water meter beside the main door. The menu is lengthy and there's something for everyone. We were provided with on-the-house soup and sopapillas as the waiter thought our order was taking too... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Want a hole-in-the-wall that's to die for? No pun intended as it is right across the street from "the old graveyard." My co-worker and I paid a visit to L & J on a recommendation from the our hotel concierge. I ordered the Chicken Enchiladas. If only you could picture the scene in Pixar's "Ratatouille," where food critic, Anton Ego... More 

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El Paso, Texas
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I went to this restaurant with a fewww friends, and had heard good things about this place before coming here. The praises were definitely warranted, as this place makes some very good food! By far my favorite dish was the tacos, especially the guacamole taco. I was a bit skeptical at first, but it was delicious. I would recommend this... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Unique atmosphere no matter where you sit. We have been there a few times. Breakfast is Delicious and so is Lunch. Leave early to get in, it gets busy. Another must GO when your in town.

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El Paso
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The mini tacos are sooooo tasty!! I dream about the enchiladas....how do they make that sauce? It is always fun to go here at times it is like a giant party. The michiladas are really good and they have a great selection of beer. My friends think they have the best tacos in town.

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El Paso, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

this place has excellent food, good service and good ambiance. Always crowded which means the people in town like it too.

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El Paso, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Well, I went out for dinner and drinks with my friends and I must say that I was really pleased. The food is super delicious and the salsa to die for. They sell the salsa to go. On Thursday nights the bar has a middle aged crowd. Only serves beer and wine. Super fun and great food.

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El Paso, Texas
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The atmosphere is great here. The michiladas are made with fresh squeezed lime juice, not the bottled kind. They are so good. The mini tacos are to die for. You have go try them.

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El Paso
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Awesome!! Always great food and great service and the Owners are always there making sure you have a great time.

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Additional Information about L & J Cafe

Address: 3622 E Missouri Ave, El Paso, TX 79903-4421
Phone Number: 915-566-8418
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  El Paso
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican

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