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El Paso Taqueria

64 E. 97th St. (Park Ave.) Send to Phone
212-996-1739 | Order Now! | Menu
Carnegie Hill's pint-size taqueria evokes dining in a Mexican home.

Open daily 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
  • Dress code: Casual

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El Paso Taqueria Restaurant Review

: The staff of Mt. Sinai aren’t the only ones who’ve discovered this gem of Mexican cuisine tucked away on a side street on the upper Upper East Side. A tiny taqueria that feels and looks like it was just plucked from a Mexican pueblo, El Paso serves up specialties like chilaquiles done two ways (green tomatillo or red guajillo salsa), spicy to spicier guac, and a terrific arrachera asada, a grilled skirt steak marinated in orange juice. Beverages are equally authentic and include Mexican sodas, aguas frescas, a killer lemonade, sangría, and a wide variety of Mexican beers.
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