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El Paisa

1801 Lincoln Way, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2547
+1 208-930-4210
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (3 reviews)
“black beans” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (11 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
1801 Lincoln Way, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2547
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are very few places in this town where you can get Mexican food as good as this place in this timely of a manner with a real to God authentic Mexican staff that knows how to cook your food the proper authentic ways. I...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Lots of traditional plates offered here made fresh and quickly. Portions are large so you'll have more than enough to eat. Even during lunch rush you won't have to wait more than 5 minutes for your food so it makes a good spot when you're...More

Thank R C
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A somewhat difficult location but worth the look. The food is good with few exceptions. Prices reasonable. Need ambiance? Then you should pass. All-n-all it is worth the visit.

Thank Ron P
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Nice little restaurant. We ordered the grilled steak fajitas and split it. It was excellent and plenty of food.

Thank rcwrcw
Reviewed 1 July 2017

OMG....I love this little hole in the wall. The fish tacos are deep fried, choice of black beans or refried, rice.....Go Hungry!!!! Large portions. I absolutely love the owners.

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We thought the high point of our visit to Coeur d'Alene would be the lake cruise and stunning nature views. As good as those were, this small Mexican restaurant was even better!! The menu is extensive, everything we had and talked to other patrons about...More

Thank jennieandchuck
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The food is good. Tastes like fast Mexican food that I had living in Southern California. Comes with chips and salsa and was fast enough to get on a 30 minute lunch break.

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

I was out exploring the area and was hungry. Saw this little hole in the wall and it was fairly busy with what looked to be locals. That must be a good sign I thought. Kind of a hole-in-the-wall place that was comfy. I noted...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 23 October 2016

No matter what you order, all looks and tastes like a "burrito. We ordered a burrito and a chimichanga; and could not tell them apart; looked and the taste the same. This is not the place for Mexican food ! We have eaten Mexican food...More

Thank US N
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This ain't some greasy floored Taco Bell where half-spoiled Caucasian kids named Skyler or Carson limply shove beans into dry tortillas. No Señor! This is the real deal. And the basic menu items seem quite mild and spiciness but just ask them and they will...More

Thank Scott B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1801 Lincoln Way, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2547
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Coeur d'Alene
  • Phone Number: +1 208-930-4210
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