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El Paisa

598 Dexter St, Central Falls, RI 02863-2604
+1 401-726-8864
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
30 Mar 2017
“Colombian food rocks”
18 May 2016
“Good fish and chicken”
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
Latin, Spanish, Colombian, South American
598 Dexter St, Central Falls, RI 02863-2604
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

El Paisa is a Columbian restaurant in an ethnic town. You know the food is authentic when the clientele is ethnic and the staff speaks very little English. Lots of entrees and apps. We went with the Columbiana. Fish/Beef/ or Chicken with a small rack...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

The roasted chicken here is good and its very reasonably priced with generous portions of rice and beans on the side .The whole fish plate is a good treat.

1  Thank Itellthetru
Reviewed 24 February 2016

I really enjoy their food and their coffee! The portions are very reasonable. You will not leave their full and satisfied. The waitstaff is so friendly too!

Thank Joana D
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Came here because it had good reviews the food was ok not good good not nasty but average. It had good family ambiance tho and our waiter was amazing her name was Mary,very attentive thank you

Thank marilyn2413
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We've gone twice, separated by five years. First time the counter person spoke no English and we speak very little Spanish, and menu entirely in Spanish but we got our food and enjoyed it. Huge portions, quite inexpensive. This week, some English for the wait...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Have been coming here since reading a write-up in the Projo! My kids grew up on this food and it's the only place we regularly eat for dinner on the weekends. Love the carne and pollo asada, tostones, bunuelo, rice and beans and arepa. Prices...More

Thank Bstaple
Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

I went to Central Falls for a job and as looking at Trip Advisor reviews I decided to try this place and it was soooooo delicious!!!! Very authentic food and everything was fresh!!! I am in love! They do NOT take credit card so you...More

1  Thank Juripanda
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Large portions done well. Good place to take a large group. Try the Colombian platter: the bandeja. The fish soup is good too.

Thank JoAnn M B
Reviewed 8 April 2013 via mobile

I like the family friendly atmosphere, the food is very good and representative from central Colombia and between the empanadas, beef liver, and bandeja paisa I don't know which one is better. The price is vary good for the amount of food and quality. I'll...More

2  Thank Biscui01
Reviewed 4 April 2013

if you try this place you ll never be desapointed, the food its great,next time you visit central falls rhode island, you got eat here.

2  Thank Selvin M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 598 Dexter St, Central Falls, RI 02863-2604
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Central Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 401-726-8864
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