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L & J Cafe



3622 East Missouri Avenue
El Paso, TX 79903

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(915) 566-8418

Cuisine: Cafes, Mexican Restaurants


4.8 of 5.0 from 74 reviews

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L & J Cafe Reviews

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  • Jeff TAsk for the special and you get green chili chicken enchiladas. Best I've ever had.

    55555 by Jeff T


  • Alfredo TEnchiladas are amazing

    55555 by Alfredo T


  • Katie P.Everything is awesome here! The service is amazing & the food is fantastic! They even have a separate menu for vegetarians w/ rice, beans, & other staple items that are prepared w/o chicken stock!

    55555 by Katie P.


  • Albert H.Closed on Easter!

    55555 by Albert H.


  • KellyThe Chile Rellenos are amazing! The red sauce they add to the top is the freshest I've ever had. I wish I was staying in the area longer. I'd love to try more!

    55555 by Kelly


  • Mauro SilvaBreajfast: Chicharron con huevos. Lunch: tacos dorados (deshebrada)

    55555 by Mauro Silva


  • StephanieDeshebrada tacos, chile colorado, you can't go wrong with anything

    55555 by Stephanie


  • Ted VAmazing authentic Mexican food with a long history

    55555 by Ted V


  • William FChicken and queso was awesome. 20 min wait to get in late on a Saturday night was unexpected but worth it.

    55555 by William F


  • Yang W.Love the chips and salsa. Great weekend brunch spot.

    55555 by Yang W.


  • Bar ExchangeGreen chili enchiladas!! Wow!

    55555 by Bar Exchange


  • Jennifer MChips and salsa is on point. Carlos and mickeys is better food and margaritas!

    55555 by Jennifer M


  • Nakisha CAmazing food & full of El Paso history!!

    55555 by Nakisha C


  • Colin M.Mole Enchiladas are to die for! Also, the chile con queso is wonderful.

    55555 by Colin M.


  • Scott F.huevos divorciados.

    55555 by Scott F.


  • Irma Lomeli-BacaWhat happened L & J? Food and service was not up to par. Had to ask for our tostadas and chile sauce and the food was disappointing. That was the mole enchiladas with chicken. Not your best.

    33333 by Irma Lomeli-Baca


  • Jose M.Tortilla soup is blessing when your feeling a little under the weather!!!

    55555 by Jose M.


  • Valerie N.Chile con queso fries, mini tacos/enchiladas!

    55555 by Valerie N.


  • Derrick MLove the queso fundido

    55555 by Derrick M


  • Sarah BroomeI ordered the bean burrito and vegetable soup with rice. The waitress seemed a bit put off with my vegan order but she was relatively pleasant after the fact. I would eat here again.

    33333 by Sarah Broome


  • Cheyenne AAlthough it was quite crowded when I went, the food made up for it. I had the Chili Relleno & let me tell you, it was hands down the best ive ever had. I definatly recommend this place!

    55555 by Cheyenne A


  • Guadalupe RodriguezThey have a mini menu with mini tacos, burgers, and more that is so cute and for a great price! If you don't know what to order, get the Mexican dish that has a piece of everything.

    55555 by Guadalupe Rodriguez


  • emily mcgillThe nachos were yummy

    55555 by emily mcgill


  • Jim A.Try the Chile Relleno - Light & fluffy, tender & flavorful Chili Relleno. At the L & J Cafe, serving El Paso since 1927. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Jim A.


  • Irma Lomeli-BacaI love me the chili relleno plate. Delicious!

    55555 by Irma Lomeli-Baca


  • Alice F.Try the Chiles Toreados - Huge peppers in a savory sauce with onions. Very flavorful. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Alice F.


  • Alice F.Try the Chile Relleno - My favorite thing from lunch. So good. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Alice F.


  • Edna MirandaThe fried cheesecake was very good! came with a strawberry sauce underneath!

    33333 by Edna Miranda


  • Edna MirandaThe green enchiladas are GREAT! Actual green chili on top of them. I got the red ones they were good. The wait for the food wasnt long also

    55555 by Edna Miranda


  • Henry G.Food and the staff a big 10

    55555 by Henry G.


  • Timothy M.All day bar food specials on weekends.

    55555 by Timothy M.


  • Fi AGood service, Good food... The chipotle bbq chicken wings are really great, and for main course, a t-bone tampiqueña!

    55555 by Fi A


  • Terry JTortilla soup was DEELightful and the mole is the best I've had outside of Santa Fe.

    55555 by Terry J


  • Mitchell NBy far the most authentic and delicious Mexican food I've ever had.

    55555 by Mitchell N


  • James AGreat place to eat and chill

    55555 by James A


  • Skye SThe appetizers are expensive, but decently sized.

    55555 by Skye S


  • Terri VQueso, mini tacos and a bud!

    55555 by Terri V


  • D Ruth S.Food like my Nena and Aunt Maxie use to make.So, it was Excellent!!!

    55555 by D Ruth S.


  • Robert A.The mole sauce is made with nuts, so if you have an allergy you better not order anything with mole. :( I ordered the green chile enchiladas, which were very good. :)

    55555 by Robert A.


  • Maria Luisa S.Los tacos dorados de Steak! Deliciosos

    55555 by Maria Luisa S.


  • Jose M.They have a low-carb menu with more than four items catering to the low-carb dieters!

    55555 by Jose M.


  • TalisaVery salty food. Tv screens w/ sports, fast friendly service.

    55555 by Talisa


  • Donny T.Don't leave without eating the bean & cheese dip and chile con queso dip.

    55555 by Donny T.


  • Graham C.Get the Mexican sampler to enjoy a bit of everything.

    55555 by Graham C.


  • Shellie L.Food was good, but I think the hostess needs to be a lil bit more courteous. First time there and we get lectured, not cool.

    33333 by Shellie L.


  • Amy P.It's a dive. Be brave...the awesome authentic Mexican food is worth wandering into a sketchy El Paso neighborhood for. No 'ritas so get a michelada while you wait...this place is always busy!

    55555 by Amy P.


  • Leslie A.Love it! Best Mexican restaurant in El Paso. The chicken breast with Chile con queso is a perfect 10!

    55555 by Leslie A.


  • MariliaBest Mexican food i ever had.

    55555 by Marilia


  • SeanVery nice staff. Tacos were ok.

    55555 by Sean


  • Celeste C.Mini tacos,mini quesadillas a cold anything and the best jute box around!

    55555 by Celeste C.


  • KatherineTry the Bloody Beer - #yum #budweiser (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Katherine


  • Anthony Y.Don't wait in the back/side they may never know you're waiting to be seated

    22222 by Anthony Y.


  • Michele O.Steak tacos are amazing!

    55555 by Michele O.


  • Henry G.top 10 places in el paso TX for Tex-Mex food tacos enchiladadas and great atmosphere

    55555 by Henry G.


  • LemonheadAlways delicious, too bad im knocking the building down

    55555 by Lemonhead


  • Stephanie M.Try the Combination Plate - #SoMeT12 Final Lunch - making it count! (via @Foodspotting)

    33333 by Stephanie M.


  • Jennifer Z.Great food and "bad boy" servers ;)

    55555 by Jennifer Z.


  • Jennifer M.Mole sauce was waaaay sweet. It still had good flavor but was too sweet for what I have come to know of a mole sauce. My hubby had a tbone that he loved!

    55555 by Jennifer M.


  • Princess NicoleBest Chile Con Queso !!!!!

    55555 by Princess Nicole


  • Sal O.The sweetest mole sauce ever. Very chocolatey.

    55555 by Sal O.


  • Alex S.Being an out of town visitor, I walked to that place all the way from the US District Court. But it was worth it. Ordered Mexican combo with little bit of everything. Large portion at cheap price.

    55555 by Alex S.


  • Gary Lee O.I love their green chicken enchiladas.... Montadas!!!

    55555 by Gary Lee O.


  • Pooks P.Try the Pookie special, Steak Tacos with Queso Fries

    55555 by Pooks P.


  • Jim W.Try the chile colorado con carne. Tastes like abuelita made it

    55555 by Jim W.


  • Dianiters D.Mole con Pollo! Delicioso!

    55555 by Dianiters D.


  • TNM C.Restaurant is in the back, Homes.

    33333 by TNM C.


  • joemini menu after 4pm... mini enchiladas extra cheese a must @ l&j's

    55555 by joe


  • Jenna N.The chile con queso is absolutely awesome!

    55555 by Jenna N.


  • Jose L.Tostadas compuestas! All chicken!

    55555 by Jose L.


  • Isaac P.The carbless menu.

    22222 by Isaac P.


  • marlene f.Green enchiladas are awesome!

    55555 by marlene f.


  • Samson L.The side of quac rocks!

    55555 by Samson L.


  • Adrian D.The chile con queso rocks!

    55555 by Adrian D.


  • Tom A.The mini menu isnt available til after 4pm M-Thur, but the wait is well worth it!

    55555 by Tom A.


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