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El Cuartito Azul

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500 Thorn Ave, TX, El Paso, TX 79912-1300
19155816419
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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New Mexico
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445 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

The Cuartito's lunch special cannot be topped...an empanada, soup or salad, and an entree...Add a glass of malbec and you're good to go! Lighter appetites can enjoy an excellent sandwich. As the name suggests, it's a small place, about 30 seats, so it's advisable to get there early - or late!

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Thank Purmamarca
El Paso, Texas
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

I just love the food in this place, it is so mmm good. you got to go and try it... and I just found out they have lunch specials, so it is in my list to go and try it out!!!

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El Paso, Texas
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016

An incredible dining experience in a small and cozy restaurant. The food was delicious, rib-eye and salmon. However, the service was superb!!! There were three energetic and attentive waiters, even though Gustavo was our waiter the other two men kept on checking that everything was fine with our visit. We highly recommend this place but due to the restaurant size,... More 

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El Paso, Texas, Usa
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016

You go to El Cuartito Azul, and you're home. Not only do they treat you very well, the food is great! Additionally, if you go for lunch and take the special, it's the best in town: for the taste and for the excellent pricing.

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Thank Cesar Z
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2016

When we arrived the Waiter came over and asked if we had a reservation, We did not, He went to ask the manager but before he arrived the manager began to shake his head practically saying no . A very negative attitude. A table was available but we were asked to wait 20 to 30 min. We did not and... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2015

There's nothing wrong about this small, cozy restaurant: food is delicious, attention is awesome, and the environment is as authentic as it gets! The owners (who are actually from Argentina) are very professional and attentive, and are always looking to provide the best for their patrons. I visit "El Cuartito" many times a year, for many years now, and not... More 

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New Mexico
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445 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2015

The Cuartito makes its full menu available mid-day, but the star of the show is the lunch special - $9.99 for a salad or soup, empanada, and Bife de Chorizo (NY strip) or Tira de Asado, a strip of ribs cut crosswise, both with decent French fries. Top this off with a tiramisu and you'll think you have already gone... More 

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Thank Purmamarca
El Paso, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

We went to have our dinner, very good service and good quality food, nice environment. Wish they could open on Sundays.

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El Paso, Texas
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117 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

the best, superb in everyway the service atmosphere quality of the food i had the milanesa and it was AMAZING.. my wife had the canelones 1 cheese 1 meat great!!! the old lady was our server not sure if shes the owner or not but she was amazing friendly she explained all the dishes clearly and always checked on us... More 

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Thank ponchoiram
El Paso, Texas, United States
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Best N.Y. Strip and you can't beat the price. We also tried the lobster ravioli and empanadas (beef & spinach). Everything was excellent. The staff is attentive & friendly. Highly recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
Cuisine
Argentinean, Latin, Spanish, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Thorn Ave, TX, El Paso, TX 79912-1300
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  El Paso
  • Phone Number: 19155816419

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