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El Paso

8746 Cooper Rd, Alexandria, VA 22309-3907
+1 703-619-5123
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (10 reviews)
“guacamole” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
$$ - $$$
8746 Cooper Rd, Alexandria, VA 22309-3907
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Service was exceptional, you did not have ask needs were noticed and proactively taken care of. The food was wonderful we had a steak burrito with enchilada sauce and fajitas

Thank capeman2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not fancy, but it's well prepared and tasty. Inexpensive, with fresh ingredients, and the best guacamole I've had in years. I've only been at this one location, but if the others are close to it, well worth a visit.

Thank K Steven H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here often and the food is good, but with limited options in the area, seems to be the best alternative to other Mexican restaurants. My favorite dish is the choripollo. The chips are great but salsa is average.

Thank christopher g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For about $25 two people can eat a large dinner and have an enjoyable night out. Without having an appetizer and drinks this is where my wife and I go for a quality dinner. Everything is a step above your "typical" Mexican restaurant. The only...More

Thank dklin033
Reviewed 19 May 2017

If you enjoy authentic Mexican food, then you must give El Paso a visit. It has become one of my 'lunch favorites'. You start with a bowl of freshly prepared tortilla chips and salsa which they will gladly refill. The menu offers a wide variety...More

Thank LuckyMan66
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

El Paso is the absolute BEST Mexican food in the area. The food is delicious and the service is friendly and very efficient. All of this at a very reasonable price. The margaritas are perfect--dont miss this place--family atmosphere!!

Thank DaveDuquesne
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The entire staff was friendly and wasted no time bringing chips, salsa and our drinks to the table. The salsa had just enough kick for us. The menu offers a large variety of Mexican dishes. The burritos were stuffed with meats and the fajitas had...More

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Reliable Mexican restaurant. They pay attention to requests such as "no hot peppers" or "extra peppers" so you can trust your meal. All of our meals were quite good. The "Skinny Margarita" is a menu winner! Staff took good care of the table with water...More

Thank GaTraveler7011
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant with my whole family including my mother-in-law who is a vegetarian. The chips and salsa were big hits with all. My son and I both ordered shrimp dish (his with chorizo and mine came in a stone pot...which I thought was...More

Thank Andrea L
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I lived nearby for a few years and had never stopped here. I ate here on a recent business trip and now wish I had done so sooner. The food was quite tasty.

Thank Hammon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8746 Cooper Rd, Alexandria, VA 22309-3907
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-619-5123
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