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“Food still good but portions have decreased.” 3 of 5 stars
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El Paso Mexican Grill
1273 W Chestnut St, Washington, PA
(724) 222-2968
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Cuisines: Mexican
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Eighty four, PA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Food still good but portions have decreased.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

We were glad to see a new Mexican option open up in town. The first couple of times the food was great but lately we've been leaving disappointed. The location is in an old Hardy's fast food restaurant and is hard to get in and out of especially if someone is using the pick-up window. The parking lot is very narrow. The decor is very colorful and festival with the carvings on the chairs being very eye-catching. The food is still as good but the portions are about half what you use to get. We've tried it twice since seeing the change, both trying different items than the last time, and still left feeling like we just had a snack. We ended up finishing the free chips & salsa they give you when you are first seated and we never finished then before. I guess we could order more options but then we're paying double what we usually spend. Maybe cutting portions was their only option other than raising prices. But if you have to order more, how are you paying the same??? We've gone back to the 'other' Mexican restaurant in town which was always good but lacked the decor El Pasa has. And even that's been changed since moving into their new location.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Dayton, Ohio
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231 reviews 231 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 114 cities Reviews in 114 cities
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
“Decent Mexican food tucked away in a huge shopping center”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

The food was typical Mexican and the service was prompt and friendly. The place looked clean, wasn't too busy and the food was pretty tasty, but not outstanding. The guac was kind of mealy (I like it nice and chunky). Better than eating at a chain restaurant.

Visited July 2012
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Washington, Pennsylvania
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223 reviews 223 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 67 cities Reviews in 67 cities
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
“New in Town 0 Much better than other Mexican in the area!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011

Great service, good food and prices are in line! Not much more to say! Go. Enjoy!

  • Visited September 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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