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L & J Cafe

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3622 E Missouri Ave, El Paso, TX 79903-4421
+1 915-566-8418
09:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Wed 09:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Short and sweet the best Mexican food I've had. I was with a couple of texans who recommend the spot, glad I went. It's a little off the beaten path and not in touristy neighborhood to say the least. Some said the waits can be long and you could end up waiting outside because of small waiting area, but it'd... More 

Thank CB6699
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176 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our chicken enchiladas and the speedy service. The restaurant was busy and loud, but we were seated in a quieter back room. Food was great. The setting across from an old cemetery was awesome. The bar was very happening. Nice taste of classic old El Paso.

Thank GR8TravLs
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food fast service, got seated quickly and waiters took order. My daughter had a hair in her dish but waiter quickly apologized and got her a new plate. But the service very attentive

Thank Darla H
El Paso, Texas
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great authentic Mexican food for a great price. Always friendly staff amd prompt service. There's a reason it's #1

Thank jshike92
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good mexican food Got the green enchiladas and were very tasty! The queso fundido was a great appetizer! And good salsa!

Thank Ecano22
Austin, United States
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I like the sampler special as you get a taste of almost every hand sized dish. The restaurant has friendly service and everyone is having a great time.

Thank Edgar H
El Paso, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very authentic Mexican food. Located by an old grave yard that has the early settlers of the town. Gun slingers, Like John Wesley Hardin are buried there

Thank janetlpascoe
El Paso, TX
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The first thing we wanted to do after returning from a trip abroad was have breakfast at the L&J, our favorite local cafe. Two weeks without their delicious huevos rancheros was way too long! If you love authentic Mexican food served in a lively atmosphere by friendly waiters, this is the place to be.

Thank clc1010
El Paso, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place to stop to eat and have some drinks after a good golf round with your friends. Tried the tacos

Thank 413luiscg
El Paso, Texas
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The ambiance is great, cold beer, cheap, food wise its average mexican food, we went on saturday afternoon an it was packed

Thank drlicon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?