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911 Talbot Ave, Canutillo, TX 79835-5453
+1 915-877-7307
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

Awesome Philly and met the owner he suggested tostones boom flavor bomb on the mouth. The dipping sauce was too good I had to order another one!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

So sad to learn this restaurant has been sold. We had a great sandwich and great chat with the owner. It will be sad to see this great place leave the area. We just happened to stumble upon it by chance, and were very thankful we did!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

Wow. We drove over Woodrow Bean Transmountain Dr to get there and it was worth it. As soon as we walked through the open door, we were greeted with a smile. I didn't take much of a look through the menu, just ordered what he was having. I was not disappointed. It was one of the best sandwiches I've had.

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Vinton, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 29, 2016

Had the Philly Cheese Steak on Wheat. Choice Rib-Eye piled high. Tasty and filling. Service was great and the staff is very friendly.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2015

I was visiting a friend in El Paso and she brought me to this gem in a strip mall. I had the pernil (pulled pork) sandwich with tostones. I just wish my sandwich would have come with some sort of sauce. I would definitely recommend for anyone in the area or visiting. We were there during lunch rush and got... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

I almost didn't make it to this place as it has RELOCATED!!! They are now across the street from the old location in a new shopping strip mall and it's way better! Ok so my son and I ordered right away the Cuban, pernil (shredded pork) and tripleta( pork, bistec and ham ) to go. We of course had tostones... More 

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Chilgok-gun, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2012

I'd been craving an authentic Cuban Press since I left Florida and had been settling for the decent ones served at Bikini Joe's (by the airport). I found Maracas through UrbanSpoon and discovered it is the ONLY Caribbean cuisine in El Paso, so the wife and I shot over there for lunch this afternoon. Upon arrival I realized it was... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2011

Maracas is a little gem situated in Shorty’s gas station (yes it's in a gas station) behind the outlet mall in Canutillo, TX (a few miles West of El Paso, TX city limits), run by a native from Puerto Rico. As a native Miamian (Florida not Ohio) I can tell ya that this is the BEST Cuban sandwich outside of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Spanish
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 911 Talbot Ave, Canutillo, TX 79835-5453
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Canutillo
  • Phone Number: +1 915-877-7307
Description
Located in Shortys gas station behind the outlet mall. 915-877-7307 or 915-253-3689

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?