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El paso Texas

#37 of 10,554 Restaurants in Brasilia
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American
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Quadra Cls 404 Bloco C, Loja 23 | Asa Sul, Brasilia, Federal District 70238-500, Brazil
+55 61 3233-5197
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97 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed this meal but just a warning to those that are dying for Mexican or TexMex food, this isn't the place, the food was good and the chili and guacamole tasted very Mexican but that's where the Mex flavors ended, we got the full lunch buffet and I thought it was quite pricey for not being true Mex but... More 

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Thank Ibuyt
Ohio, United States
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Came here several times for the buffet. Lot's of choices. I liked it because I missed Mexican food. Enjoyed it and will be back for more!

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Thank Sieniemienieusa
Brasilia, DF
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121 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

I love ceviche and when want to eat it I come here, they have all the other traditional stuff too (guacamole, tacos, quesadillas, etc). The space is totally decorated with the mexican theme, the staff is kind and during the week they have a nice buffet option. Not the cheapest mexican, not the most expensive also.

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Thank Sarah A
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120 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Our first time in a kind of restauratn llike it. The mix between the Tex nad Mexican was amazing. excellent service and great drinkls. The tequila reposado was so good.

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Thank Miriam G
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

El Paso serves an all-you-can-eat tex-mex buffet at lunch which is quite good and not too expensive. The place is colorful and kitsch as tex-mex places usually are (at least in Brazil) and not so big, but when we went there there (quite late for lunch) there were plenty of available tables. There could be a bit more diversity in... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

The people serving us were very kind. A person saw that the table was wobbling so they took the time to try to fix it without us having to say anything. My meal, as always in this restaurant, was amazing. The days they have buffets are the best because you can eat all you want and their variety is quite... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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105 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

First of all, let us not compare this restaurant with a real Mexican restaurant in Mexico, or with a Tex-Mex in the US. El Paso Texas is a great local restaurant of Tex-Mex inspiration, and that´s it. I am reviewing the original place, at 404 sul, although they have two other locations, in Asa Norte and in a shopping mall.... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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107 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015 via mobile

We all had the buffet which was great and good value offering a lot of fresh options. We washed it down with margaritas. The restaurant is very cool and has a lot of detail - very colourful.

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1 Thank JohnnyBoyTraveller
Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

The place, overdecoreted as most Mexican restaurants, and the music (not too loud) make the ambiance. The personnel (along with Tequilas and some other drinks) make you feel relaxed and get into the mood. Some of the waitressess are not that skilled, but everyone is nice and service is ok after all. Most of all, the food of the Buffet... More 

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Redwood City
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2014 via mobile

Seems like Mexico is fare away! Food is fat and adopted to Brasilia. To much fried food whichbis expensive. The price for the buffet is oj but the food is not always fresh. Watch and pick the nice stuff but the selection is small. Prefer to eat lical food!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quadra Cls 404 Bloco C, Loja 23 | Asa Sul, Brasilia, Federal District 70238-500, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  Federal District (DF)  >  Brasilia
  • Phone Number: +55 61 3233-5197
Description
Food and service are superb and what really makes the diference is that the owners are always There.

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