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L & J Cafe

3622 E Missouri Ave, El Paso, TX 79903-4421
+1 915-566-8418
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“enchiladas” (144 reviews)
“chilli” (97 reviews)
“con queso” (37 reviews)
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All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3622 E Missouri Ave, El Paso, TX 79903-4421
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent every time I come to the area. I love the service and food! I come for the main dish which are huge portions and I take my treat home after I get a bite.

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I finally got around to going to L&J that was recommended by several people. We were not disappointed! The place was packed @2pm on Saturday. We were met and directed to sign in and told we could sit at bar if we...More

Thank Dennis T
Reviewed 5 days ago

The atmosphere is fantastic like home. Enchiladas are amazing many Celebrities can be found from time to time eating here. From country stars , to politicians and actors . Never know who you may run into. It's a must when in El Paso.

Thank MJLoveables
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, yes great food but the 45 minute wait on a Wednesday night followed by being seated pretty much in a walkway for the servers and the terrible margaritas made the place just not worth it. I get that this place is a local...More

Thank PSguys
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Green Chile chicken enchiladas were outstanding. Chips and salsa also fantastic. Salsa is very simple without Pico but extremely tasty. Service was fantastic.

Thank 7,268
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely loved it! Service was good food was excellent the prices were great. That being said the place was full and very busy definitely recommend to others

Thank Justin R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our entire table loved the food. I don't remember what mine was called but it was a thin steak covered in cheese blended with green chiles. It was delicious. I hope to be able to go back again one day & work my way through...More

Thank duane52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great find in the heart of downtown El Paso. Enjoyed the 3 beef tacos platter. Next time traveling through El Paso a must.

Thank Pabscrapbook
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our favorite restaurant in El Paso. The food is fantastic. The service is always friendly. Don't be put off by the long line because this place is huge with lots of tables so you won't have to wait long. The only downside is...More

Thank Hill_Country_Photos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit to here. Always hear great things. Food is good, service is good. Arrive early to get a seat. But it's worth the wait.

Thank Dogcruces
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Lewis L
Can you accommodate groups of 25+? Is there someone to speak to in order to organize this?
April 23, 2017|
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Response from L_J_Cafe |
Hello Lewis, yes we do accommodate large groups. Our reservation policy is that the party be complete within 10 minutes of your reservation time. if your party is not complete, we can accommodate the party that is present... More
do they take reservations
December 27, 2016|
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Response from Soulive126 | Reviewed this property |
I'm being told that they are not taking them anymore
Karen C
Will you be open on Christmas Day?
December 17, 2015|
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Response from 808MikeN | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no clue. I'd call ahead to make sure...and I'd do the same for any other restaurants you might be interested...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3622 E Missouri Ave, El Paso, TX 79903-4421
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  El Paso
  • Phone Number: +1 915-566-8418
  • E-mail