We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Elmer's Family Restaurant

American, Diner
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
6305 Montana Ave, El Paso, TX 79925-2025
+1 915-778-5485
Today
06:00 - 21:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

41 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 40: English reviews
Buda, Texas
Level Contributor
503 reviews
310 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Been here many times. You can order off the menu or partake in the buffet at lunch/dinner. The food is pretty good. Lots of seating. The staff is good and have been here for awhile. Easy access off Montana or Airport. Good food.

Helpful?
Thank daddymo2
Ooltewah, Tennessee
Level Contributor
54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

We had both breakfast & lunch here...would recommend to anyone. The portions were generous & tasty. The staff was always close by to refresh drinks. The interior decor was interesting & the music was enjoyable...60's music, I think. Wouldn't mind going back again.

Helpful?
Thank Diane B
El Paso, Texas
Level Contributor
28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Elmer's is a regular "go to" for my family whenever my two daughters are in town. We go there for the Fried Chicken and Livers, but it's so much more than that. Elmer's is quite an unassuming place on the outside. You'd just as quickly pass it by as stop there on any given day, but the call of low... More 

Helpful?
Thank paulslevy
Level Contributor
15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

It's for real. Everything about it screams 60's and 70's. It could be on "Diners, Drive-ins & Dives". I had the roast beef and he had the Philly. He said the Philly wasn't the best he'd ever eaten but he cleaned his plate-so it obviously wasn't the worst. My roast beef was really good. Plain white bread with fork tender... More 

Helpful?
Thank Alisha N
houston
Level Contributor
39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

The chicken was OK. First they served me a plate of cole slaw. Fairly flavorless. The chicken was OK. It came with some lettuce on the side.(No dressing) Mashed potatoes with gravy (or fries) The gravy was not a chicken gravy. It was OK but I'm not sure what it was. They had a salad bar which was small and... More 

Helpful?
Thank minocquatex
El Paso, Texas
Level Contributor
39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

It's one of the older restaurants in El Paso. The Chicken and Tilapia are very good. They have a daily lunch buffet and serve breakfast all day.

Helpful?
Thank Thomas F
Silver City, New Mexico
Level Contributor
40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

I was told that the chicken was Famous, but the sides were not as good. The service was top notch though. The 50's music and the 60's look gave it a sad atmosphere. The place could use a face lift. I would call it a Dive not a family Resteraunt.

Helpful?
Thank Jaimė R
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
121 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

I went out of my comfort zone & ordered a Patty Melt. Big mistake. They clearly don't know how to make one. A burger patty on marble rye with a slice of cheese slapped on (not melted) and raw onions on the side. Not even grilled on the burger. I sent it back and ordered the Mexican plate which was... More 

Helpful?
Thank Dollc
Otis Orchards, Washington
Level Contributor
101 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

The breakfast special is a good deal; the veggie omelet was full of veggies; the potatoes were tasty - a good meal for a very reasonable price.

Helpful?
Thank ChicknAmy
El Paso, Texas, USA
Level Contributor
17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

When I walked in I felt like I am 60 years back The service the food very good I only spend $8 it's amazing The waitresses were very friendly the food was very good

Helpful?
Thank sam m

Travellers who viewed Elmer's Family Restaurant also viewed

 

Been to Elmer's Family Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6305 Montana Ave, El Paso, TX 79925-2025
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  El Paso
  • Phone Number: +1 915-778-5485

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Elmer's Family Restaurant and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
elpaso
7 months ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Elmer's Family Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?