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L & J Cafe

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
3622 E Missouri Ave, El Paso, TX 79903-4421
+1 915-566-8418
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (147 reviews)
“con queso” (46 reviews)
“guacamole” (54 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3622 E Missouri Ave, El Paso, TX 79903-4421
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas! Every visit to El Paso I visit L&J Café along with visitors.

Thank anthonygG3460YF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The little place by the cemetery is well worth a visit! I had heard about L&J since moving to El Paso two years ago. I’m glad I finally tried it. Went there on a weekday for lunch and it was packed. We sat at the...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The front desk clerk at our hotel sent us here, the neighborhood, the atmosphere are pure Old El Paso, the servers were fantastic but sadly the sangria was awful and the food was the worst Mexican food we have ever had! I hope it was...More

Thank azpatches
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love. Love. Love. Delicious margherita and sangria, amazing fajitas, salsa and chips were addicting, enchiladas were tasty, and I wish I could have the sopapilla every night. Yum. Definitely put this on your El Paso must-do

Thank crnflake
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in El Paso for business, had just enough time for lunch, and wanted something authentic. We checked Trip Advisor and chose L & J Cafe. They did not disappoint!!! For lunch my husband chose sirloin steak fajitas and I chose a sirloin steak...More

Thank jmjohnson_13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is devine and prices are reasonable!! Have eaten here several times and have never been disappointed. Will always recommend to family, friends and visitors!

Thank Priscilla P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is centrally located by the graveyard. It has a fun atmosphere and great food! Good for families, large parties, or dates! It also has a bar area if you want to hang out for happy hour. You must have the queso!

Thank Terri H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only down side to this place is that sometimes you can run into a long wait. Guess that means that the word is out and you won't be disappointed with the Food or Service.

Thank Bill O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't go wrong with either the Green Chicken Enchiladas, or the Red Beef Enchiladas. Both are scrumptious.

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's an El Paso tradition! Located across from the old cemetery. Always take out of towners to the restaurant. So far, all have liked it. Even in my business, haven't taken musicians and some have requested to return.

Thank minnermac
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Questions & Answers
11 August 2017|
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Response from Sandra E | Reviewed this property |
yes. yes.
Lewis L
24 April 2017|
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Response from L_J_Cafe |
Hello Lewis, yes we do accommodate large groups. Our reservation policy is that the party be complete within 10 minutes of your reservation time. if your party is not complete, we can accommodate the party that is present... More
28 December 2016|
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Response from Soulive126 | Reviewed this property |
I'm being told that they are not taking them anymore
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
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: +1 915-566-8418
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