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L & J Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
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3622 E Missouri Ave, El Paso, TX 79903-4421
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Muncie, United States
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

When you are arrive at this location it is busy, so you know you have to check it out. Don't let the crowd scare you away, it's worth the wait. The food has great flavor! Starting with the red and green salsa for your chips, it's like nothing I've tasted before. The salsa's do have a little kick but has... More 

Thank Blake E
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great Food, but they have no state approved designated handicap parking. Everyone parks in the one non authorized handicap spaces which makes the disabled to have to park blocks away. Green cheese enchilada are to die for.

Thank saibrs
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

So delicious, spicy salsa, delicious chips and the combination plate was such a deal $12.99. This was a great spot so glad we found it. Parking was packed so get there early.

Thank Gretchen H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice atmosphere and great authentic Tex Mexican Food. Had a great time this last week end with a crowd of about 25 and the service was outstanding.

Thank Jonathan S
Lafayette, Louisiana
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

While on our 3-week summer Roadtrip, we met some folks from El Paso, and upon learning of our planned 1-night stop in El Paso, they recommended this place for dinner. It was a Friday evening, we arrived from Durango at 5:30pm after a day on the road, and we needed food and drink. L&J's was 3 miles from our hotel,... More 

Thank Jean-Luc B
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an amazing place to eat!!! The service is great , the food is tasty and the bar is always packed.

Thank Vanessa G
Greensboro, North Carolina
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Highly recommended by all the Yelp reviewers, we went there thinking we were going to have an excellent Mexican meal. However, we were so disappointed. The wait staff was very nice. Our waitress brought us chips and salsa immediately and the salsa was very liquidy not the chunky variety we are accustomed to. We like to share our meals so... More 

Thank batgolda
El Paso, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant next to the historical "Boothill" cemetery is a must visit if you are in El Paso, Texas, visiting or just passing through. It is just off Interstate 10. Visit and enjoy some of most authentic Mexican food in the city. The place is always packed for lunch and your best bet for quick seating is between 11 &... More 

Thank Armando S
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant may be the best in a city full of mexican restaurants. There is a tradition of long standing. The location is iconic. The food marvelous.

Thank lyndonm796
El Paso, Texas
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I really like Mexican/TexMex food and was really excited to try this place out since it came highly recommended by almost everyone that I meet. Everybody and their neighbor tells me to go and eat at this place. So, I gave it a try... or two. I have been here for both lunch and dinner. This place does attract a... More 

Thank ish m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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: 915-566-8418

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