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El Paso Mexican Restaurant

6 E Main St, Plainville, CT 06062-1970
+1 860-793-8933
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
25 Nov 2016
“my go to in Plainville”
22 Sep 2016
“Authentic Mexican Food”
Open Now
All hours
$$ - $$$
6 E Main St, Plainville, CT 06062-1970
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Omg, did not think it was going to be such a great experience! Family owned and operated. We ordered their guacamole. Had fresh cilantro, oh so good! I had chicken enchiladas with mole sauce. A complex gourmet sauce with dark chocolate (would never have guessed)....More

Thank Lori H
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Great Mexican food. I have been many times and have yet to be even slightly disappointed. The meals are freshly cooked and reasonably priced. When I am in Plainville, this is where I go out to eat.

Thank surlybiker
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This place has what I call authentic. Although small this place has the feeling of Mexican as soon as, you walk in the door. It also has a small convenience store section w/ everything you may need for Mex. home prep. Food is a little...More

Thank slapshotrj
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

El Paso is a little joint in downtown Plainville that serves authentic Mexican food. They have Pacifico on tap and plenty of Tequila! We usually have lunch there and the food is fresh-fresh vegetables, meat, and starches. The lunch specials are a great deal, fresh...More

Thank BillP1123
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Went there because in the area and had a yelp coupon. As said by others, funky little Mexican restaurant with brightly embroidered tablecloths. Pretty empty at 8 pm on a Tuesday eve, with only Hispanic customers at the time, which helped make us think "authentic"....More

Thank ergret
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

This is one of those "you-lucked-out-if-you-found-it" places. Connecticut isn't exactly known for its extraordinary authentic holes in the wall, but this store-front dive is the exception. I dare you to find better steak tacos or fresh salsa and chips in all of CT.

Thank GiaANDjack
Reviewed 23 November 2014

We came because we love Mexican and had a SaveNowCT discount. The salsa was thick and flavorful, and both our meals were delicious. It was hard to stop eating when I was full. My partner had a dish with shrimp in it and he said...More

Thank Rooindie
Reviewed 30 September 2014

This family owned and operated Mexican restaurant serves delicious authentic Mexican cuisine. The food is delicious and the service has been very good. They are friendly, courteous and willing to please, and the prices are very reasonable. They recently built a beautiful new bar area,...More

Thank Carol F
Reviewed 10 May 2014

i love mexican food.. we ordered veggie enchiladas.. it was good.. waiter said it will come with gaucomole but didnt.. also.. to stuff they added frozen veggies.. that was a big let down.. my husband ordered traditional combo which was really good.

1  Thank Neeti_25_Delhi
Reviewed 1 May 2014

Had lunch there today it was excellent ,service was very good. I'll be back. The meal was fresh cooked to order, which is hard to find today.

Thank point12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 E Main St, Plainville, CT 06062-1970
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Plainville
  • Phone Number: +1 860-793-8933
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The restaurant is a little piece of mexico, where you can enjoy the most authentic mexican food with quick and friendly service. El paso is about delicious, authentic, genuine and accurate representation of mexican cuisine for reasonable price.all these years we are recognize by our authentic and freshness in our menu. Our delicious dishes can be paired by wine, mexica beer or margaritas made real fruit. El paso restaurant is facility operated by owners to bring you the best food and attention. A warm service where every guest is made to feel welcome and at home. Enjoy our great quality food in our very casual resturant.