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El Tragadero

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Avenida Constitucion 172, Ciudad Juarez 32040, Mexico
52 656 612-0919
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best arrachera and ribeye I've had in a long time. The home-made corn tortillas are delicious and the lady who makes them continuously visits your table so you always have hot tortillas. It truly is a museum of local bull-fighting, there even are bulls heads on the wall. It is a very small place, although it does have two floors... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

As soon as you walk through the door, you see a smiling lady cooking fresh tortillas. There were a couple of tables available when we arrived, so we were seated immediately. Delicious pinto beans, pork skins, salsa and pico were delivered to our table, and our order was taken quickly. For appetizers, we enjoyed fresh, chunky guacamole and chorizo cheese... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Well i have to say that the place it is really small but once you start getting the food omg sooooo good they give you some Mexican boiled beans first without ask for them so witch it is really good and fresh handmade tortillas we try some tacos and again not disappointed at all very tasty meat and price so... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Great food and service, locals hangout here so you know it's great must try the catus salad (nopalitos)!

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Thank sbarron2015
El Paso, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

I have been there a couple of times and ordered the rib eye and the chicken kabob. Both are very good. I do not hesitate in recommending either. The rib eye will definitely fill you up. Big steak. You can really taste the mesquite wood that they use to cook with. Also, there is a lady who is constantly cooking... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

The atmosphere is that of a long-standing restaurant. They have their own way of doing things and they know just how to do them. Whether it is the woman making tortillas up front, keeping the table with tortillas, or the guy behind the grill flaming the steaks, or the giant pieces of fried pig skin that start the meal, or... More 

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Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This restaurant is a place rich in tradition on the mexican border. It is small and maybe little uncomfortable., On weekends must have to wait table for a few minutes., The specialty is the flank steak meat (Arrachera), maybe one of the best steaks in Ciudad Juárez. This restaurant is decorated with bullfighting theme, this is a tradition in Mexico,... More 

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Thank Antonio_Serrano2
Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Here is one of the better places to get a big steak.. It's close to downtown Juarez. Great for all the family.

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Thank renedelarosa2005
McAllen, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

This place is worth the visit, the meat was excellent, the place is super small, and not too clean so be advised. But the food was realty great and the atmosphere is pure Mexico. Go. Its an experience

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Thank pkmcallen
San Diego, CA
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

The arrachera was among best we've ever had anywhere at any price. The ribeye: OK but not fantastic by US standards (but what do you expect for $16?). All very reasonably priced. Queso fundido was way too greasy. Fresh tortillas were clearly home made, fresh and awesome. For those in town staying close to US consulate, a pretty long drive... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Constitucion 172, Ciudad Juarez 32040, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Chihuahua  >  Ciudad Juarez
  • Phone Number: 52 656 612-0919

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?