Restaurant & Bar Guide

El Paso Restaurant Guide

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Your guide to El Paso's dining hot spots.

EL PASO

1922
502 N. Oregon St. Ste. B, El Paso, TX 79901
915-260-8038
1922ep.com

Located among El Paso's beautiful historic downtown, our signature one-of-a-kind cocktails will excite the senses, and the building's historic past will loosen inhibitions. We specialize in delicious craft-made classic cocktails prepared by true mixologists in a beautiful 1920s-era setting. Reservations are not required but highly recommended to guarantee your group a table. Prepare for a unique libations experience — all we ask is that you keep it a secret.

Andale Fine Mexican Cuisine & Cantina
9201 Gateway Blvd. West, El Paso, TX 79925
915-590-5999
andalemexicanrestaurant.com

Step in, and the aroma of freshly made corn tortillas and Mexican cuisine will stir your senses. With its festive atmosphere, Andale is perfect for any occasion. Lunch and dinner specials, as well as a full breakfast and kids menu, are offered. Andale uses the freshest ingredients, strict preparation standards, and consistent quality in taste, presentation, and service. Party room, outdoor patio, and daily live music.

Anson 11
303 N. Oregon St., El Paso TX 79901
915-504-6400
anson11.com

Located in the historic Anson Mills building in Downtown El Paso, Anson 11 is an outstanding culinary destination offering two unique dining experiences. Full-flavored dishes and live entertainment can be found on the first floor, featuring a contemporary American bistro. Dine inside or outside on our patio overlooking San Jacinto Plaza, perfect for Saturday and Sunday brunch. Fine dining on the second floor offers a stellar dining experience recognized for its extraordinary flavors and service, with one of the city's largest wine selections.

Ardovino's Pizza
• Central: 206 Cincinnati Ave., El Paso TX 79902
915-532-9483
• West: 865 N. Resler Dr., El Paso TX 79912
915-760-6000
• East: 1879 N. Zaragoza Rd., El Paso TX 79936
915-856-9111
• Northeast: 11100 Sean Haggerty Dr., El Paso TX 79934
915-821-7000
• West: 145 W. Sunset Bldg. #G, El Paso TX 79922
915-842-8888
ardovinospizza.com

Established in 1961, Ardovino's opened as a gourmet and Italian food mart and has since expanded to include a pizzeria and delicatessen. Ardovino's 42 years of experience means great food — pizza, sandwiches, and gourmet items, as well as wine and gifts. Ardovino's is your headquarters for gift baskets. "It definitely has the best pizza in town," says Texas Monthly magazine. Recognized by Pizza Today magazine as one of the top 100 independent pizzerias in the country.

Cafe Central
109 N. Oregon St., El Paso, TX 79901
915-545-2233
cafecentral.com

With 100 years of history, delectable cuisine, and superior personal service, Cafe Central offers an outstanding dining experience conveniently located in the heart of downtown, just one block from the Museum of Art, the Plaza Theatre, the Convention Center, and other hotels. After a long day of travel, come indulge in the Café Central experience — come be a part of a timeless tradition and legacy. Bon appétit!

Carnitas Queretaro
• 1451 N. Zaragoza, El Paso, TX 79936
915-921-9080
• 7410 Remcon Cir., El Paso, TX 79912
915-584-9906
• 9077 Gateway West Blvd, El Paso, TX 79925
915-633-9877
• 12706 Montana Ave., El Paso, TX 79938
915-308-9600

Carnitas Queretaro is a distinctive sit-down restaurant that serves authentic Mexican food — dishes that have traditionally been prepared in Mexico for more than 50 years! Carnitas Queretaro serves rich, enchanting mixes of flavor, color, and texture; each meal's presentation is as important as its taste. We deliver the best Mexican food one meal at a time, each and every time. Visit Carnitas Queretaro for a truly unique culinary experience.

Casita Linda Mexican Restaurant
5315 Hondo Pass, El Paso, TX 79924
915-757-9025
Catering Service: 915-820-3840

The Herrera/Terrazas family is proud to have served authentic Mexican and American meals since 1946 while providing the best service and attention to our longtime and new customers. Our original philosophy has been upheld by using only the highest quality products available. Try our specialties like authentic Hatch chile con queso and our sizzling fajitas. All of us at Casita Linda appreciate you and our military.

The Edge Of Texas Steakhouse And Saloon
8690 Edge of Texas, El Paso, TX 79934
915-822-3343
edgeoftexassteakhouse.com

We specialize in great customer service and home-cooked meals. Well worth the short drive from the airport, The Edge of Texas Steakhouse and Saloon is one of the finest steakhouses in the region. Choose from delicate handcut, specially seasoned steaks, seafood, chicken, salads, delicious burgers (beef or bison), and guest favorites like brisket, ribs, fajitas, and more. Don't miss our famous enchiladas! Daily lunch specials, a beautiful banquet facility, and an amazing bar top it all off.

Entrecôte & Co. Kitchen + Bar
5825 N. Mesa St., El Paso, TX 79912
915-300-0022
entrecotebistro.com

Enjoy an authentic French meal in the newest and only French restaurant in town. Try delicious bistro-style sharable appetizers and classic popular dishes from France paired with a fantastic selection of wines and cocktails. Delight in soups and salads, hors d'oeuvres, and French-style tapas like escargot and Atlantic oysters. Steak frites, gourmet burgers, 24-ounce sizzling ribeyes, and lamb chops are among the best. Specialties like the chateaubriand, peppercorn steak, and Salmon Pierre Troisgros are exquisite. Lunch specials, full wine list, patio, and happy hour.

Famous Dave's
• 7501 N. Mesa St., El Paso, TX 79912
915-760-5355
• 1135 Airway Blvd., El Paso, TX 79925
915-843-8400
• 1360 George Dieter Dr., El Paso, TX 79936
915-849-8400
• 12704 Montana Ave., El Paso, TX 79938
915-259-8400
Catering Service: 915-449-7427
famousdaveselpaso.com

Famous Dave's is El Paso's favorite barbecue spot. We delight guests with a tasty selection of meats like our melt-in-your-mouth Texas beef brisket, saucy and tender St. Louis ribs, and juicy Georgia pulled pork. Come see why we're the longestrunning backyard BBQ party in history!

Great American Steakburger
• Eastside Steakburger:
2220 N. Yarbrough Dr., El Paso, TX 79925
915-595-1772
• Westside Steakburger:
701 S. Mesa Hills Dr., El Paso, TX 79912
915-585-7873
greatamericansteakburger.com

If you're looking for great food in a fun and friendly environment, then look no further: The Great American Steakburger restaurants offer a large selection of steakburgers, sandwiches, and platters of steaks, seafood, chicken, and BBQ along with a wide selection of appetizers, desserts, beer, and wine. Save room for a Mission Pie when you are dining at the Mesa Hills location, with all proceeds going to support mission groups. When dining at the Yarbrough location, be sure to enjoy a Hope Float, a classic root beer float with all proceeds going to local charities.

Great American Steakhouse
• 1345 George Dieter Dr., El Paso, TX 79936
915-590-5227
• 1300 Airway Blvd.
(Opening Spring 2019)
• 600 Valley Chili Rd., Vinton, TX 79821
915-886-4690
greatamericansteakhouse.com

Since 1977, we've delighted our customers with our renowned selection of delicious meat, tender rib-eyes, T-bones, and steaks that will make your mouth water. Taste our cut-at-home meat seasoned with our famous blend of spices or our barbecue ribs with their exclusive sauce, attracting meat lovers from all places, making Great American the most soughtafter place for Texan meat houses. We also have event rooms and catering services to delight your guests. Visit us and taste the real Texas steak of our restaurants.

The Italian Kitchen West
450 Thorn Ave., El Paso, TX 79912
915-842-0775
theitaliankitchenelpaso.com

Family owned since 1948, this is a true El Paso favorite. Salads include the authentic antipasto, caprese, or spinach. Fresh Italian sandwiches with meatball, sausage, or chicken are perfect for your business lunch. Amazing pizza, spaghetti, eggplant parmigiana, rigatoni, manicotti, and lasagna are our specialties. Try our cannoli, a delightful blend of chocolate and cream in one luscious dessert. Large volume catering and private parties welcome. Enjoy a nice glass of wine on our patio from our extensive wine list.

Mesa Street Grill
3800 N. Mesa St., El Paso, TX 79902
915-532-1881
mesastreetgrill.com

Established in 1998, Mesa Street Grill is locally owned and operated and offers a unique dining venue for the El Paso area. The chefs are all graduates of Le Cordon Bleu or other professional culinary schools. The dining areas are designed for private and pleasing conversation. A climate-controlled patio is ideal for toasts of congratulations with business associates or friends and loved ones. Everything about Mesa Street Grill is designed to enhance your dining experience. Come by for live jazz on Fridays and Saturdays from 8 p.m. to midnight.

Mi Piaci Ristorante Italiano
Pepper Tree Square
5411 N. Mesa St., El Paso, TX 79912
915-875-0034
mipiaciep.com

Mi Piaci Ristorante Italiano has been serving authentic Italian entrées in El Paso for more than 13 years. We specialize in preparing Black Angus reserve steaks, flown-in seafood, and homemade pastas. Join chef and owner Cosimo Battaglia, who hails from Calabria, Italy, for a spectacular meal that will please all five senses. Book your next business meeting or event in our spacious private dining room for up to 70 people. Come see why Mi Piaci Ristorante is the art of fine Italian cuisine.

Pelican's
130 Shadow Mountain Dr., El Paso, TX 79912
915-581-1392
pelicanselpaso.com

Voted "Best Seafood in El Paso," Pelican's is known throughout the region for its superior cuisine and sophisticated atmosphere, perfect for any occasion. The extensive menu features handcarved steaks and a variety of fresh seafood — only the finest seafood, delivered twice a week — as well as USDA Choice Angus Beef, aged in-house to ensure tenderness; succulent lobster tail; Alaskan king crab legs; and smoked salmon. Try the Baja fish tacos or Shrimp Pelican, butterflied and fried in beer batter. Enjoy the full bar with specialty drinks along with excellent service.

Rib Hut
• 2612 N. Mesa St., El Paso, TX 79902

(Across from UTEP)
915-532-RIBS (7427)
Open Mon.–Sat. 11 a.m.–10 p.m., Sun. 12–9 p.m.
• 12302 Bldg. J Montana Ave., Ste. 901-903, El Paso, TX 79938

(Tierra Este Shopping Center)
915-313-5410
Open Sun. 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Mon.–Thurs. 11 a.m.–10 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 11 a.m.–11 p.m.
ribhutep.com

Rib Hut really does it all and does so with a passion for their local community, a smile on their faces, and an unrivaled standard for quality and service. If you're in the mood for some truly exceptional Southwest staples that appeal to the whole family, swing by one of their two locations — you will not be disappointed and will likely find yourself with a new regular place to eat or drink.

The State Line
1222 Sunland Park Dr., El Paso, TX 79922
915-581-3371
sidedoorliquorstore.com
countyline.com

Behind the walls of this Spanish structure lies one of the most beautiful courtyards in the city: Large weeping willows and fountains make The State Line a favorite of locals and visitors. This popular 1940s roadhouse eatery features specialties such as baby back pork ribs, smoked prime rib, smoked duck, and pork tenderloin. Rounding out the menu is a full line of signature salads as well as grilled items, including steaks, seafood, and chicken. Open for dinner seven nights a week and lunch Sunday through Friday. Outdoor dining and full bar are available. The Side Door Liquor Store is open daily until midnight.

Tin Man Filling Station
• 2301 N. Zaragoza Rd., Ste. 108, El Paso, TX 79938
• 4935 N. Mesa St., Ste. 12, El Paso, TX 79912
• 13001 Eastlake Blvd., Ste. 112, El Paso, TX 79928
• 1300 Airway Blvd., El Paso, TX 79925
• 11100 Sean Haggerty Dr., El Paso, TX 79934
915-203-6018
tinmanep.com

There is no place like home. The draft list is a thing of sheer beauty, with 28 crystal-clean taps pouring everything from one-and-done offerings to local treasures. Talk up the bartender, because many of the taps will be draft-only Texas releases that won't be around long. Come fill your growler (beer to-go) in our family-friendly beer filling station. Beloved four-legged friends are welcome on our patio. #armyoftin

West Texas Chophouse
1135 Airway Blvd., El Paso, TX 79925
915-775-2467
westtexaschophouse.com

West Texas Chophouse is setting the new standard of steak in town. Premium steak, burgers, and housemade desserts are served in a casual yet modern and refined setting. The bar offers deliciously handcrafted cocktails and an excellent selection of wine and craft beer. With unmatched hospitality, great food, and a strategic location by the airport and near famous El Paso landmarks, we're the perfect place to add excitement to your business trip or create a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO

Garduño's Restaurant & Cantina
Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces
705 S. Telshor Blvd., Las Cruces, NM 88011
575-522-4300
hotelencanto.com

An institution among New Mexico restaurants, Garduño's group of restaurants has been offering savory local cuisine to New Mexicans and visitors since 1969. Taste authentic regional cuisine from both New Mexico and Old Mexico for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and indulge yourself with an extensive selection of wines, liqueurs, and margaritas. Poolside service seasonally.

Hacienda De Mesilla Grille, Inn & Cantina
1891 Avenida de Mesilla, Mesilla, NM 88046
575-652-4953
haciendademesilla.com

Located only a few blocks from Old Mesilla's Historic Plaza, Mesilla's only boutique inn, grille, and cantina offers a special experience full of charm and personal attention. Our 14-room inn offers a full-service grille and cantina, pool, and rooftop terrace and the area's finest selection of seafood, steaks, and other Southwest-inspired culinary delights. Voted one of the area's best hotels and seafood restaurants in our first year!

La Posta De Mesilla
On the Plaza in Historic Old Mesilla, NM
2410 Calle de San Albino, Mesilla, NM 88046
575-524-3524
laposta-de-mesilla.com

"Celebrating 80 years!" Famed for Mexican food and steaks since 1939, this historic adobe compound is "still everyone's favorite stop on the Old Butterfield Stagecoach Line," offering award-winning Mexican food, steaks, margaritas, and the Southwest's largest tequila selection! Enjoy private dining rooms, an outside courtyard, two cantinas, gifts shops, and a lobby full of tropical birds and fish. Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner. Breakfast on weekends. Registered National Historic Landmark. On the Plaza in Historic Old Mesilla, New Mexico.