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El Paso

505 US Highway 70 SW, Hickory, NC 28602-3257
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“carnitas” (5 reviews)
“bean dip” (3 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
505 US Highway 70 SW, Hickory, NC 28602-3257
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here for a work visit. We arrived on a late Sunday afternoon. When we visited it was not busy. What we found interesting about this place was the salsa bar. At least that is what we call it. They have a food area...More

Thank wetravelalot007
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

This restaurant always has good food, especially carnitas and steak, good service and excellent sangria! 🍷

Thank annef37
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch after visiting the Catawba Science Center with our grandkids. It was excellent. Loved the warm bean dip, chips and salsa. We weren’t starving so I just had the fajita taco salad; very good and more than enough. Would definitely go back.

Thank Marty G
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a lunch visit. I just ordered a beef taco and a side of rice. Food is always good. Today was apparently free queso day. Queso is always good. Thanks again for a great lunch, with fast service.

Thank agoofygrle1
Reviewed 22 April 2018

There are a number of BAD Mexican restaurants in the area so El Paso's really stands out. I've eaten here many times and always have a great meal. I love their extensive salsa bar options also. Their lunch deals are amazingly affordable with big portions.

Thank BigGuy28601
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We always enjoy going to El Paso; the service and food are always tops. Favorite items are the bean & salsa dips, Fajitas, Quesadillas and the ACP Texano.

Thank RayK_houseofheroes
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Haven eaten here before and was pleased. Today I had the special "Arroz con Pollo" and my wife had the Mexican Salad. We were seated quickly with chips and dip brought right out. Our server was kind and spot on. Both of our meals came...More

Thank MikeS5988
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Food was less than mediocre and service was not really friendly or helpful. Will try somewhere else next time.

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We were traveling through Hickory. It was late and we Googled Mexican food near us. Several came up but the great reviews El Paso had won us over. The food was very good and plentiful. The many salsa's on the bar we're very tasty! The...More

Thank Homebody00x
Reviewed 8 December 2017

El Paso is always good. We have never had a disappointment there. The stall are fun and courteous. The food is always satisfying.

Thank Towbar2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 US Highway 70 SW, Hickory, NC 28602-3257
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory
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