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505 US Highway 70 SW, Hickory, NC 28602
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Hildebran, North Carolina
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stop here usually once a week because the food is great and the prices are also great. They have a salsa bar that you can choose different salsas which is nice for each of us as we all enjoy varied salsas. My daughter likes the fire roasted salsa because it's mild and chunky. My husband likes the Mexican ranch... More 

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Thank Judy B
Paauilo, Hawaii
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had shrimp fiesta and yucateca, spinach and shrimp chimichangas - take out. lots of tasty not too spicy food. delicious. wish the salsa had more kick to it,

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Thank paauilojo
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We have been here in the past and enjoyed it. Were not disappointed this time either. They have a salsa bar and we like trying different flavors. Prices are reasonable.

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Thank Lynn F
Hickory, North Carolina
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Consistent great tasting food and lots of it. Great value. Friendly service. Reasonable pricing. Nice environment.

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Thank Doreen C
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41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner with a large group of people. They were very accommodating and the service was great. I had the polo loco. The flavor was good, but the chicken was very chewy. Others in our group loved what they had. I wish I had tried something different after hearing how others enjoyed their dinner. I'll definitely try El... More 

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Thank imthewoman2blame
Horseheads, New York
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256 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Loved the decor in this restaurant - so colorful and pretty! Plenty of seating indoors and outdoors. The large menu would meet anyone's taste. The food was very good and the prices reasonable with prompt service.

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Thank Memmett
Hickory
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Our family has eaten at Old El Paso (Hwy 70)since its opening years ago. It has been a family tradition that on Friday nights, when possible, we head for Mexican food. The menu is a combination of Tex-Mex and authentic Mexican dishes. They have the largest variety of seafood dishes of any Mexican restaurant I have ever visited. The food... More 

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Thank Mhenni5313
Hickory, North Carolina
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87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

You have to try the bean dip, it is amazing. This is the best Mexican eatery in 3 counties. They are always fast and the staff are wonderful.

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Thank Martitia S
Raleigh, NC
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290 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Had lunch with friends at El Paso. Had a chile relleno (would have liked more pepper and less batter) with a taco, my husband had a burrito, and another friend a poblano pepper. We all enjoyed our lunch which was reasonably priced. The menu is the typical mexican southern restaurant menu.

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Thank claude_monnier
Asheville, North Carolina
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73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

It's good food for a decent price and for a crap hole like hickory that's not too bad. They have a huge sandwich and plenty of large portion dinners.

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Thank Duck C

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Restaurant Details

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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?