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Lucky Cafe

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3831 Alameda Ave, El Paso, TX 79905-2508
915-532-2834
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    1.5 of 5 stars
Take out

We stopped by to pick up some take out. Place was not so clean. We weren't sure if the cook was paying us any attention because he is the one that you give your order to. He got our order right and they aren't greedy with their food because it was a lot. The food was actually very good.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
Sabina S
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Candler, North Carolina
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Candler, North Carolina
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We stopped by to pick up some take out. Place was not so clean. We weren't sure if the cook was paying us any attention because he is the one that you give your order to. He got our order right and they aren't greedy with their food because it was a lot. The food was actually very good.

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El Paso, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

If you are not a knowledgable local you'll not know about it! The Menudo is one of the best I've found on El Paso!!! Caldo de Rez was great. Prices are more then reasonable. Diner style service. The other night a Car club stopped by for meals! Menu is both Mexican and some American choices. An enjoyable evening.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Like one of the older reviews says bad to poor service from the lady short hair ordered the chile relleno burrito and nothing available for that also ordered tacos de barbacoa and the menu was wrong according to the lady

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It is a small little place but cozy and the food is made right there in front of you. I like the menudo and the beef tacos are great. It has been in the same location since I was a child.

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El Paso, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013 via mobile

Honestly the food is good. But as soon u come in and if u saw the two blond ladies run!!! Their service is the worst I have ever gotten they don't care maybe they are owners Or just every time they have a bad day!! Been there several times and yes the food is good but have to wait 20+... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

I LOVED the Huevos A La Mexicana, the dish was PERFECT and I left very fulfilled, however my husband did not care for the eggs and bacon. He felt the bacon was not cooked enough and the scrambled eggs cooked too much. One downside of an open kitchen is that you can see all...sometimes there are things I do not... More 

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elpaso
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012 via mobile

Trying to start out on a good note, they are open 24/7. Food very up and down, one day had very good deshebrada tacos, the next a very tough bistek torta. The service is good and friendly but it may depend on the grill cook on that particular day. Cheap menu, cash only.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012 via mobile

People are confusing good luck cafe which is whie building with blue letters with luckys which is the green building. Its comfusing because they are next to each other. Anyways This review is for luckys. This place Luckys the green building is a mexican place, which means mexicans work their and might not speak english, however the food is very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

You never know who you might run into at this place after the bars close. Popular late night hangout. Good breakfast and ok Mexican food.

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New Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2010

awful food & table was not clean at all. The only way a trucker would stop here is if they ran out of fuel in front of the bldg & were lost

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3831 Alameda Ave, El Paso, TX 79905-2508
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  El Paso
  • Phone Number: 915-532-2834

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8
  • Cuisine: Mexican, American

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