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El Paso Cafe

) #155 of 690 Restaurants in Arlington ££ - £££ Mexican, , Latin
4235 N Pershing Dr, Arlington, VA 22203-3202
+1 703-243-9811
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good52%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fajitas” (12 reviews)
“beans” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
££ - £££
4235 N Pershing Dr, Arlington, VA 22203-3202
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Tex-Mex food that is very basic complemented by margaritas that are too sweet and expensive and a staff who focus their time on smartphones and chatting with one another in the service area. Virtually any other Mexican restaurant in Arlington is a better choice. Limited...More

Thank Dabarton
Reviewed 27 April 2017

A party of 7 celebrating a birthday! Staff was amazing ... food was great ... I would definitely go back ...

Thank Barbara T
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Amazing food! really tasty and great customer service! We love the chicken fajitas, carne asada, carne encebollada, mango margaritas and coconut flan so far. Will defenetly go back and try new options!

Thank Alejandra S
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Don't think that they had a bad day today - this place is awful. Fajitas - $17 Chicken = pre-cooked, thrown on a sizzling plate, arrived cold and super dry Beans = straight out of a can; arrived cold Guacamole has that familiar store-bought texture...More

Thank Izzi_Stevens
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Six of us m/f with varied appetites. No disappointments. Efficient service, large portions of good food, round tables available. One large room. Great local vibe but noisy for easy cross table conversation. Could become the go-to place!

Thank buschal
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to spend an evening, excellent food and superb service. The location is perfect and in the real Mexican style.

Thank Marco M
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Usually bustling and packed at night but great for a late lunch after a movie. Terrific taco salad after enjoying their distinctive smoky salsa and tasty guac. Dear wife had enchiladas but we've been coming here for years and its all good. Right off Glebe...More

Thank DC196
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Friendly, Great Service. Good Food- always fresh and hot. I get their Vegetarian Fajitas, and a few Skinny Margarita's on the Rocks with no Salt" Get Here early evening. Be mindful of Parking. specific Enjoy!

Thank Sexydreaaa
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Very easy to find at Pershing x Glebe, plenty of parking spaces on either corner, bus 41 stops just in front. When you think of Mexican food you may fear too many carbs with burritos & tacos but here they have many healthy options: the...More

Thank TravelingCat22
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Have been to the El Paso Cafe many times over the years. All their entrees are great. Margaritas are not exceptional and a little expensive. The cafe is well staffed by people who could care less about the quality of service. Parking is very limited....More

Thank Dabarton
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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: 4235 N Pershing Dr, Arlington, VA 22203-3202
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-243-9811
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