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Carnitas Queretaro

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6516 N Mesa St, El Paso, TX 79912-4423
+1 915-584-9906
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el paso, tx
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67 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Used to go here all the time and loved it. Now They've gotten sloppy and greedy. The carnitas are stll good but now you will take a risk ordering other items- very inconsistent. When ordering enchiladas beware the tortillas are three times as thick as normal and the whole enchilada is tortilla- little to no filling. I found on my... More 

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Thank marthaElPaso_Tx
Monterrey
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

It used to be one of my favorite places but they only have a red salsa for everything, the chips are super greasy and the taste of the iced tea is very bad. They have a "good barbacoa " and decent Carnitas.

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Thank unpardeviajeros
El Paso, Texas
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Carnitas Queretaro has a number of restaurants in El Paso, and all are consistently delicious. All their soups are great! Love the pozole. Try anything there. The carnitas are juicy. Green chicken enchiladas moist. Good mole. Sopes are a change up from tacos. Handmade tortillas you can sink your teeth into. Great food!

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Thank Susan H
United States
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

First time to visit El Paso. Wanted to experience local food and saw many good reviews for this place. Place was almost empty, less than 10 tables which I thought was strange for a Saturday evening. First negative was taking 25 minutes to get drinks. Big fan of carnitas so that's what I ordered. 35 minutes later our food came... More 

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Thank GunsUpTraveler
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Ok...not going to lie, the first think that hit me was the smell. It smell kinda funky, it's the carpet.I almost turned around but if it wasn't for my Hubby, really wanting a torta. Anyway the food turned out really good. We will definitely go there again.

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Thank Gianna R
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

My sons' favorite place to eat Mexican food. The service is always excellent, the food is delicious, and the beer is cold. Always a fun experience.

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Thank sandoval_armando
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went here for dinner. The food was delicious and very inexpensive. Though I didn't have any drinks, I could see the bar was well equipped and I can only assume the drinks there are fantastic.

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Thank Ryan C
Santa Teresa, New Mexico
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

I have had the carnitas (one plate enough for both of us), the barbacoa (good, but a little greasy), and the red enchiladas. Everything is great! Their GIANT beers (Dos XX) on draft are only $7.00

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Thank DJF4x4
El Paso, Texas, USA
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204 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

We love coming here on Tuesday evenings for $1 tacos. They are small but delicious. I don't normally like corn tortillas, but there's are homemade and fluffy. The $3 guacamole here is not good. I didn't even eat it as they mix something in it and it does not taste like real guacamole. The carnitas and asado tacos are the... More 

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Thank CMD915
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

By far, one of the best authentic Mexican restaurants in El Paso. Just like Juárez. The entomatadas are outstanding. And the burritos to die for.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6516 N Mesa St, El Paso, TX 79912-4423
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  El Paso
  • Phone Number: +1 915-584-9906

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