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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” (141 reviews)
“con queso” (44 reviews)
“guacamole” (52 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
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 5 days ago via mobile

Been to a lot of Mexican restaurant's while living in South Texas. This place is comparable with some of the best. Mi Tierra, La Margarita, La Fogata, and Blanco Cafe are some of my favorites, and this place compares to all those. Great authentic Mexican...More

Thank luvmy32000
Reviewed 5 days ago

On a trip to El Paso over Thanksgiving weekend, my husband said this was the "must eat" place, as it is his favorite restaurant there. I liked it so much that we went back for a 2nd meal before leaving town. The service was friendly...More

Thank davlyn2014
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wife and I looked this place up and tried it out. Parking is a privilege so expect to walk a little, don’t pay the strangers(not affiliated with L&J) for a spot. I tried one of every taco, they are all superb. A definite must try...More

Thank Laratron2k
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here for lunch and the food and service were awesome. Anyone here should visit this place. The wait wAs about 10-15 minutes but our group waited by the bar area. Will return.

Thank dottolls
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Edgar gave outstanding service. Manager on duty treated us like locals even though we are from Tennessee and made sure we always remember L and J. Food was great at reasonable prices.

Thank Peggy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and fast service. Had a family member who was gluten free and was very excited to get a corn tortilla quesadilla. The margarita wine spritzer is also very good!!

Thank Tbkmama
Reviewed 1 week ago

My favorite Mexican restaurant in El Paso. Super friendly staff ... price is more than reasonable .. huge portions.

Thank AMDOT11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

L&J lived up to its reputation. Great food, friendly staff and nice decor. Fresh tortilla chips and salsa were so addicting!

Thank m_maung
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is wonderful, hands down the best Caldillo ever!! My co-workers both had enchiladas and they said their meal was fabulous.....BUT.... When we sat down and ordered drinks, we were shocked to find out that the margaritas were wine bases and not tequila. Sooooooo,...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect for lunch. This place was packed! Tables everywhere! This is a big place with rooms everywhere! The food tasted so fresh. The menu choices was great! There are choices for everyone! Chips were fresh. Service was fast and great. Definitely a place to go...More

Thank joselito1959
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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