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Julio's Cafe Corona

#12 of 1,271 Restaurants in El Paso
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern
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8050 Gateway Blvd E, El Paso, TX 79907-1208
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have over 1 million miles on motorcycles and have ridden through El Paso a dozen times. I always stop at Julio's for an authentic Mexican food fix. The Margaritas are super, the servers are excellent and the ambiance is perfect...

Thank mtd885
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good buffet breakfast 👍the waitress was extremely efficient and polite. The food was very good from the eggs with nopales to the pancakes and sausage menudo could've been better.

Thank Diana M
Orlando, Florida
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eight family members and myself had a late lunch here and boy were we glad we picked this place. We had several different appetizers and each were delicious. All of the dishes we had were great, including the kids plates. Also, don't miss the cucumber margarita, they're great! David and another server provided excellent service and were very attentive. So... More 

Thank Oscar R
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with the promise to be the best Mexican (not texmex) restaurant in El Paso. The food taste-wise was ok, I would go back and eat there again. The food it's better than any average tex-mex. They need to lift the game in service, I went last night and I'm still waiting for my tortilla soup. They close too... More 

Thank Rick B
El Paso, Texas
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

I have been eating at Julio's for over 10 years. They are consistently excellent in both quality of food and ambience. They also have the best salsa of any Mexican restaurant in town!

Thank DEdwardR2016
Buda, Texas
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497 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Been around a few years now. Located off the Gateway. Good parking. Good wait staff. Good food. Chicken enchiladas are a must. Combination plates are also a nice touch. Taco plates are numerous and a good dish. The service fell off while is was being renovated, but it is now back to par.

Thank daddymo2
Fort Worth, Texas
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

We have eaten at this restaurant many times over the years when visiting family. The first thing we noticed was that it had been renovated. Really lovely decor, when we went in the hostess was on the phone talking to a customer, what appeared to be very rudely, she never acknowledge, we stood there a couple of minutes then a... More 

Thank villagewolfe
El Paso, Texas
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

I go to the one off of Joe Battle all the food is great and the staff is real friendly. Great for any occasion.

Thank ruben g
El Paso, Texas
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Must try the emoladas,chickem enchiladas,wonderful mole sauce or whichever you choose it is a great choice. The staff is excellent!

Thank sbarron2015
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

The food is good, but the service and drinks are meh. I had the chicken chocolate sauce thing and, I highly recommend it. However, this is not my favorite place in town.

Thank Jake M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8050 Gateway Blvd E, El Paso, TX 79907-1208
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  El Paso
  • Phone Number: 915-591-7676

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