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El Paso

505 US Highway 70 SW, Hickory, NC 28602
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“burrito” (7 reviews)
“tacos” (6 reviews)
“beans” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Spanish
505 US Highway 70 SW, Hickory, NC 28602
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Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

We stop here usually once a week because the food is great and the prices are also great. They have a salsa bar that you can choose different salsas which is nice for each of us as we all enjoy varied salsas. My daughter likes...More

Thank Judy B
Reviewed April 29, 2017

we had shrimp fiesta and yucateca, spinach and shrimp chimichangas - take out. lots of tasty not too spicy food. delicious. wish the salsa had more kick to it,

Thank paauilojo
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

We have been here in the past and enjoyed it. Were not disappointed this time either. They have a salsa bar and we like trying different flavors. Prices are reasonable.

Thank Lynn F
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Consistent great tasting food and lots of it. Great value. Friendly service. Reasonable pricing. Nice environment.

Thank Doreen C
Reviewed January 31, 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner with a large group of people. They were very accommodating and the service was great. I had the polo loco. The flavor was good, but the chicken was very chewy. Others in our group loved what they had. I wish I...More

Thank imthewoman2blame
Reviewed January 27, 2017

Loved the decor in this restaurant - so colorful and pretty! Plenty of seating indoors and outdoors. The large menu would meet anyone's taste. The food was very good and the prices reasonable with prompt service.

Thank Memmett
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Our family has eaten at Old El Paso (Hwy 70)since its opening years ago. It has been a family tradition that on Friday nights, when possible, we head for Mexican food. The menu is a combination of Tex-Mex and authentic Mexican dishes. They have the...More

Thank Mhenni5313
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

You have to try the bean dip, it is amazing. This is the best Mexican eatery in 3 counties. They are always fast and the staff are wonderful.

Thank Martitia S
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Had lunch with friends at El Paso. Had a chile relleno (would have liked more pepper and less batter) with a taco, my husband had a burrito, and another friend a poblano pepper. We all enjoyed our lunch which was reasonably priced. The menu is...More

Thank claude_monnier
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

It's good food for a decent price and for a crap hole like hickory that's not too bad. They have a huge sandwich and plenty of large portion dinners.

Thank Duck C
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Nearby Attractions
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122 reviews
2.60 miles away
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80 reviews
1.36 miles away
Downtown Hickory Farmers Market
50 reviews
.92 miles away
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2.85 miles away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 US Highway 70 SW, Hickory, NC 28602
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory
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