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El Paraiso

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20700 N Main St, Ste 124, Cornelius, NC 28031-8431
+1 704-896-6064
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“enchiladas” (4 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
20700 N Main St, Ste 124, Cornelius, NC 28031-8431
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

love to enjoy a meal here with my family. My kids love the enchiladas and I love the lulu's taco salad. this restaurant is family run and the staff is always warm and personable.

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have dined here a couple times and the food is always good. The staff are usually friendly. Only complaint is the restaurant is pretty dirty.

Thank L B
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

We last ate here about a year ago. And as expected the food was fine. Nice family atmosphere with clean surroundings, etc But the service was slow...the slowest Ive experienced and Ive been coming about ten years. I would estimate about thirty minutes from the...More

Thank Granicus007
Reviewed March 13, 2017

This family restaurant has a warm, inviting atmosphere. Simple furnishings .. you come for the food! The appetizer sampler has a little of everything. There are also dishes more familiar such as enchiladas and tacos. Wine and beer are available as well as in house...More

Thank JAD28036
Reviewed March 1, 2017

If you are looking for good Mexican food in the Davidson area, I'd suggest Mestizo and not El Paraiso. El Paraiso is Mexican food in the "American Style"--big baskets of greasy chips on the table with salsa, large portions which mostly include fried beans and...More

Thank YogaGal1
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

While visiting family in North Carolina, I went to El Paraiso with a large group. Staff were very friendly and accommodating and served an endless supply of delicious food. Will definitely eat there again next time I'm in North Carolina!

Thank nissajo
Reviewed August 28, 2016

The enchilada sauce was too sweet. None of us liked it. The chips were stale tasting. Service was good and salsa was ok. Skip it!

Thank megantoad
Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Very good. Have driven by 100 times. Glad I stopped this time. Cute on inside. More food than I can eat for $7. Want to come back when I can try sangria.

Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed April 30, 2016

I ate here for lunch shortly after they opened, The hostess/waitress was attentive and friendly. I was hoping to sample some of their Salvadorian/South American food such as the pupusas but this was not offered on the lunch menu. I only noticed Mexican fare being...More

Thank Brandy H
Reviewed February 4, 2016

We were surprised by the quality of the flavors and presentation here, & really enjoyed some Latin American food we haven't been able to find yet in the area. The staff was very friendly, including the owner who came out to talk to us. Good...More

Thank saibot
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20700 N Main St, Ste 124, Cornelius, NC 28031-8431
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cornelius
  • Phone Number: +1 704-896-6064
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