We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Que Pasa

891 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28806-3660
+1 828-350-0865
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bean dip” (9 reviews)
“enchiladas” (9 reviews)
“flan” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
891 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28806-3660
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (122)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 122 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

El Que Pasa never disappoints. The minute you sit down you are welcomed with a warm basket of chips and hot bean dip. The service is extremely prompt. Your order will usually arrive within 5 minutes of placing it. I always get the sizzling enchiladas....More

Thank Globetrotting420247
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go early. Large parking area in front of restaurant. My personal favorite is the grilled chicken and sour cream enchiladas. My husband always gets a quesadilla and they are huge. Family owned and operated. Drinks always kept filled and the chips and bean sauce is...More

Thank spookie0078
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Three visits to a Mexican restaurant in a month Is totally outside my norm, but—do yourself a favor & just go! The food is very Tex-Mex and the menu is absolutely huge, I’ve had something different each visit and it’s all been sumptuous. The staff...More

Thank Clark3709
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We have always had excellent food and service here. Location is good, parking is adequate, and service is always great.

Thank Travelnon
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Went here for lunch and ordered the Carne Asada Tostada. The service was great, the food came out fast and the meat was cooked perfectly medium rare with an excellent smokey taste. The salsa bar is amazing. Plenty of salsas from mild to super spicy....More

Thank bjanavice
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

This place was busy. Servers were attentive. Prices were typical for Mexican. They had a salsa bar which was unique with several flavors. The bean dip instead of salsa was a good twist not being from the area was new to us. We had enchiladas,...More

Thank Julie E
Reviewed 5 March 2018

El Que Pasa is always busy. There is a reason for that. They have amazing food. The service is great. No matter what you choose, you will return.

Thank WNC2500
Reviewed 3 March 2018

And we're from California so we know. In a nondescript strip center, but the food is really good..especially the grilled items. Prices are good..beer is cheap..but you might also ask about the strawberry aguas frescas..really good and different. Can get crowded..go early.

Thank grandpajSanDiego
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Great service, great food and nice portions. I got the chicken burrito and it was really good. 1st time here, I would go back. Large menu with vast selection. This place was hopping but had great service and food was served good and hot!

Thank shelly m
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

This is my favorite Mexican restaurant in Asheville. Very generous portions so come hungry. Reasonably priced. Try the table side prepared guacamole.

Thank Trena A
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 71 hotels in Asheville
Crowne Plaza Resort Asheville
1,284 reviews
1.05 km away
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Asheville Westgate, NC
624 reviews
1.17 km away
Rock Haven Terrace Motel
25 reviews
2.18 km away
Hyatt Place Asheville Downtown
797 reviews
2.72 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Bonfire Barbecue
200 reviews
.49 km away
Oyster House Brewing Company
166 reviews
1.03 km away
Gypsy Queen Cuisine
122 reviews
.19 km away
Favilla's New York Pizza
167 reviews
.70 km away
Nearby Attractions
Goodwill Outlet
6 reviews
.26 km away
Oyster House Brewing Company
7 reviews
1.02 km away
Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures
374 reviews
.95 km away
Asheville Treetops Adventure Park
245 reviews
.95 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from El Que Pasa staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 891 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28806-3660
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-350-0865
Description
Name changed from Veracruz
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing