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Weekly Yelp: Sprung On Spring Rolls

Have them as an appetizer or treat them like a meal, these rice paper-rolled veggies, noodles, meats, and fried treats act as one delightful dish that won’t weigh you down. And don’t forget the dipping sauce!

Saigon Taste (Vietnamese)
6940 N Mesa St
“One of my favorite places in El Paso. As an appetizer I usually get the winter rolls or the shrimp spring rolls. They are both amazing. You can tell the food is fresh… I go at least twice a month. I never get tired of this place.” – Andrea C.

Sun Garden China Bistro (Chinese)
6600 N Mesa St
“Best Chinese food that I’ve had in El Paso. Got takeout for the first time last night. Spring rolls were very light and crispy — as they should be… Will be back to try other things.” – Laura B.

Pho Tre Bien (Vietnamese)
6946 Gateway E
“One of the best restaurants in El Paso. I have been going there since they had a location in Viscount. My favorite dishes are the crispy fried noodles with tofu, the Vietnamese sandwich, and the spring rolls.” – Manny F.

Asian Cajun Cafe (Vietnamese, Cajun/Creole)
3233 N Mesa St

“I ordered the aloe water, spring rolls, and a rice plate with pork… The spring rolls with a touch of cilantro were delicious… Really loved this restaurant and give it the highest recommendation for fellow Yelpers.” – Patricia D.

Kee’s Teriyaki & Sushi (Sushi, Korean)
11660 Montwood Dr
“This tray consisted of chicken teriyaki, beef teriyaki, spring roll dumplings, and a ginger salad. I must admit this meal was delicious and hearty — so much that I went the next day with my little brother for another one!” – Juan M.

The Weekly Yelp: EP’s Dive Into Diners

There’s nothing better than an old school diner serving up homestyle meals. So we’re doing a roundup of some of El Paso’s favorite diners where the coffee is always hot, the pies are fresh, and the meals are equally as cheap as they are delicious! Happy dining

Gino’s Diner (Diners, Burgers)
14660 Montana Ave
“So I went with my basic choices for breakfast: eggs over medium, crispy bacon, hash browns, and toast. And every last item was delectable to the last morsel.” – Jay M.

New Clock Restaurant (Diners)
8409 Dyer St
“Delicious!… The red sauce on the enchiladas was delicious. We added a short stack and a chorizo breakfast burrito to our breakfast. Salsa was spicy and fresh!” – Liesl W.

Rosco’s Burger Inn (Burgers, Diners)
3829 Tompkins Rd
“Great li’l place to grab a good burger. I usually love to put ketchup on my burger but didn’t find the need to with the burger I had there. Actually enjoyed it as is… We also had the chili cheese fries and onion rings that were really tasty.” – Michelle S.

Frisco Burger Inn (Burgers, Sandwiches, Diners)
3111 N Yarbrough Dr
“Everything on the menu is good… They have sweet tea which is awesome! You want a good old fashioned burger? This is your spot… The owner is really awesome! Love this place. Love the ownership and the fat girl in me loves the food! Yummy!” – TexasFoodie A.

AJ’s Diner (Diners)
7102 N Mesa St
“You walk into the 1950’s or 60’s with great music and the classic diner experience. The shakes are to-die-for, the tortilla soup was heavenly, and the hamburgers are, well, no words to describe. The meat patty is all made by hand.” – Elle L.

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The Weekly Yelp: Say Cheese!

Plenty of cheese choices around the Sun City, check’em out in this week’s ‘Weekly Yelp!’
The Pot Au Feu (American (New), Breakfast & Brunch)
307 E Franklin
“The cheese plate had a giant chunk of a delicious bleu cheese and large helpings of brie… The toasted bread was warm and crisp, yet soft inside, and smelled homemade.” – Jill M.

Mesa Street Grill (American (New), Steakhouses, Wine Bars)
3800 N Mesa St
“By far, the best restaurant in El Paso. It is great food, great service, and a great overall experience… The cheese plate is huge and has a great variety… You definitely get what you pay for! Best restaurant.” – Laurice Y.

Trattoria Bella Sera (Italian)
9449 Montana Ave
“I spotted a meat and cheese plate… It has fresh cubed mozzarella, parmesan, and one other kind that was delicious. And it has thin sliced piles of prosciutto, Italian ham, and salami… The prosciutto melted in your mouth.” – Amos S.

The Green Ingredient (American (New), Vegan, Vegetarian)
201 E Main St
“Everything is fresh and flavorful there! The nut cheese trio appetizer is amazing and vegan. They soak a variety of nuts and ferment them. It’s like a soft spreadable cheese, flavored with pesto, olives, and oven-roasted tomatoes.” – Lisa M.

El Cuartito Azul (Argentine, Salad, Soup)
500 Thorn Ave
“An outstanding local restaurant providing excellent food and top-notch service… With the bread, olives, brined beans, and the fantastic appetizer plate of meats, pate, cheese, and vegetables, one may feel full before the excellent entrées are served.” – Dan H.

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The Weekly Yelp: Roadtrip To Marfa

After you’ve spent an hour outside Prada Marfa taking selfies in all the high fashion poses you can think of, don’t head for home just yet. Marfa, TX has more surprises in store like fully furnished teepees and a museum that serves grilled cheese. Make it a weekend trip — you won’t regret it!

The Marfa Lights (Local Flavor, Leisure Centers)
Marfa Lights Viewing Ctr, Marfa, TX
“These are natural phenomena — they don’t show up just because you drove a long way!… Spotted a tiny red light in the distance that we assumed was a radar tower, until the light began to move in all four directions. Was an eerie and unforgettable sight.” – Jules R.

Museum of Electronic Wonders & Late Night Grilled Cheese Parlour (American)
300 W San Antonio St, Marfa, TX
“Awesome concept in Marfa! This is one of those rare and unique spots where both the food and entertainment make the attraction. The grilled cheeses were all you’d hope for: cheesy, gooey, toasted, with thin slices of meat and other toppings.” – Jenna M.

El Cosmico (Campgrounds)
802 S Highland Ave, Marfa, TX
“Such a neat place! We stayed in a teepee this past weekend and I adored it. Wonderful staff and the place was such a great experience.” – Kathryn C.

Frama at Tumbleweed Laundry (Coffee & Tea, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt)
120 N Austin St, Marfa, TX
“This coffee shop is attached to a laundromat. It serves as a laundromat, coffee shop, and ice cream shop! The coffee there is amazing! I loved every drop of my vanilla latte. I also bought a bag of espresso to make drip coffee at home.” –Amy T.

Planet Marfa (Bars, Music Venues)
200 S Abbott St, Marfa, TX
“Easily the coolest place in Marfa… Plenty of seating available. Yes they’ve converted a minibus into more seating, and yes, they have a great teepee that leads below ground to more seating and away from the heat.” – Linkus M.
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The Weekly Yelp: EP’s Guide To Chocolate

Weekly Yelp: EP’s Guide To Chocolate

It’s a scientific fact that chocolate is good for you. Whether it’s in a fancy créme puff, drizzled on donuts, served in a mug, or wrapped up in a pretty box, it’s rare to find someone who doesn’t love cacao. There’s lots to choose from in EP, so lose the guilt and grab a piece.

Belle Sucre Bakery (Bakeries, Desserts)
7500 N Mesa St
“We ordered the red velvet macron, a chocolate mousse filled crème puff, and chocolate cake… As for the crème puff, I scarfed it down!… The mousse was so rich and chilled, for a second I though I was eating ice cream.” – Ashli L.

The Master’s Place (Cupcakes, Coffee & Tea, Bakeries)
1700 N Zaragoza Rd
“My personal favorite is the German chocolate… you can really taste the mixture of coconut pecans and chocolate… It’s a good place if you are looking for a local bakery/coffee place.” – Daffne L.

Gufo di Milano (Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt, Gelato, Cafes)
5001 N Mesa St
“I was in the mood for ice cream and I stumbled upon this neat little place… I ultimately ended up going with the double chocolate. It was just the right size and price and I will definitely be back!” – Kylah M.

Hillside Coffee and Donut (Donuts, Coffee & Tea, Breakfast & Lunch)
4935 N Mesa St
“I ordered a raspberry cream and pistachio crusted doughnut and a turtle doughnut for later… So good… Turtle one was just as good, dark chocolate with peanuts and caramel drizzle, just enough sweetness.” – Melany C.

The Coffee Emporium (Coffee & Tea, Candy Stores)
5817 N Mesa St
“Great coffee plus chocolates is my favorite combo and this place has both… This is the coolest coffee/chocolate/gift shop thing I’ve ever been to. I also got a large hot chocolate that was bigger than my head… it was really good too.” – Benjamin A.

What is Yelp? Yelp is a website and mobile app that connects people to great local businesses! Find more local favorites now!

Weekly Yelp: A Foodie Guide To Zaragoza

Whether you spell in Zaragoza or Zaragosa, there’s no doubt that you’ve noticed there’s an abundance of delicious restaurants on this long strip. This week we’re giving you the lowdown on a few of the hot spots and hidden gems on Zaragoza. With everything from a cupcake boutique to Lebanese burgers, this is definitely a foodie’s paradise

Culturas Cafe (Puerto Rican, Sandwiches)
1651 N Zaragoza, El Paso, TX
“Pollo al Ajillo with arroz con grandules: flavorful chicken breast with a garlic butter sauce and sautéed onions was tender and delicious. Rice with beans cooked in (granudos), was the star of the dish; this was full of flavor.” – Chris C.

Red Lantern (Chinese, Pubs)
1841 N Zaragoza Rd, El Paso, TX
“First time I came here I was with my bosses. They recommended to me the pan-fried noodles and now I am a huge fan of it. It comes with a big mountain of fresh steamed veggies and delicious garlic sauce on top.” – Sakino T.

Cincinnati Bar & Grill (Cocktail Bars, American)
1700 N Zaragoza Rd, El Paso, TX
“Stopped for lunch and started off with $5 nachos with steak appetizers. They were delicious. Then the $5 dollar Mexi burger with fries. Food was great.” – Karina V.

The Master’s Place (Cupcakes, Coffee & Tea, Bakeries)
1700 N Zaragoza Rd, El Paso, TX
“Absolutely love this place!… And the cupcakes are so good. I like the mini cupcakes, especially the maple bacon and the tres leches. They have a good variety and I’ve been pleased every time I’ve gone.” – Michelle S.

Tutu’s Burgers (Burgers, American (New), Lebanese)
1641 Zaragoza Rd, El Paso, TX
“Pancho Villa was really good and had a nice spice. Pastrami was the standout in that it had an interesting Cali vibe… The spicy chips were flavorful, the zucchini was superb.” – Ray V.

What is Yelp? Yelp is a website and mobile app that connects people to great local businesses! Find more local favorites now!

The Weekly Yelp! Fallin’ For Falafel

The Weekly Yelp: Fallin’ For Falafel

Even if you can’t afford that exotic trip abroad anytime soon, this Weekly’s here to take your taste buds out of El Paso. Whether you’re on the hunt for your first falafel or you’re a bona fide shawarma scholar, take your palate on a tour of the most humm-azing falafel around! No passport required.

Pita
4172 N Mesa St, El Paso, TX
“I opened the box and I could see gorgeous fresh salad, perfectly fried falafel, and smooth, creamy hummus. Everything totally hit the spot and the freshly made pita bread really took the whole dish up a notch.” – Shawn G.

Nour Mediterranean Cafe
3800 N Mesa St, El Paso, TX
“My husband got the gyro and I got the falafel. Everything was super tasty and perfectly seasoned. Even the french fries were perfect. When you come in they give you warm pita bread and a little dipping sauce… It was amazing.” – Daniela L.

Salma Farah’s Mediterranean
4126 N Mesa St, El Paso, TX
“I ordered the falafel wrap with a side of lentil soup. The wrap was huge and had a very tasty yogurt dressing inside with lettuce, tomato, and pickle… The wrap was enough for two people, I took half home. The soup was delicious too.” – Laura C.

Sinbad World Cusine
2716 N Mesa St, El Paso, TX
“This is a great, quiet place to go to for some authentic Lebanese food. I am a big fan of their gyros and falafel sandwiches!.. The staff is always nice and knowledgeable about their menu items.” – Coral C.

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The Weekly Yelp: Good Pho, Pho Sure

Pho (pronounced “fah”) is a Vietnamese noodle soup that soothes the soul and warms the bod. It’s a flavor party in your mouth consisting of a complex and savory broth, rice noodles, fresh herbs and veggies, and a variety of meats.
It’s so pho-reaking pho-nomenal it’s not even pho-nny, pho real.  Ok ok, we’ll stop. In this week’s issue, please enjoy our top picks for pho in the Sun City!

Pho Tre Bien Bistro
3737 N Mesa St, El Paso, TX
“The chicken breast pho is my favorite and I like to give it some fire so I add the fresh chile garnish, red chili sauce, and some Sriracha. By the way, pho is the best hangover cure.” – Eddie P.

Pho So 1
11360 Montwood Dr, El Paso, TX
“My mother, brother, and I ordered the #8 and #7A, the rare beef Pho and spring rolls! All of it was really very good! The first thing I noticed was the smell. It was so yummy smelling and I wanted to scarf it all down… Everything was cooked perfectly!” – Ally M.

Photastix
1355 George Dieter Dr, El Paso, TX
“I ordered the brisket and meatball pho with a side of Vietnamese spring rolls. The broth was flavorful and fragrant… I thoroughly enjoyed the fresh taste.” – Ivan T.

Saigon Taste
6940 N Mesa St, El Paso, TX
“Great place for pho… I had the eye-round beef pho and spring rolls and my wife had the brisket and top round pho. The meat was good, the sprouts, cilantro, basil, and jalapeños were fresh, and the soup was flavorful.” – Mark V.

Pho Bistro
1201 Airway Blvd, El Paso, TX
“The pho was amazing and their portions are huge… I liked it so much I dragged my husband there the following week. I’m getting hungry just thinking about it.” – Liane F.

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The Weekly Yelp: Party Like It’s 1929

December 5th we celebrate the day Prohibition was repealed. So while you won’t find yourself swigging from a bathtub full of vodka these days, the charm of 1920s prohibition-style speakeasies has never gone out of fashion. This week, we’re spilling the secrets of El Paso’s vintage bars and bistros that pay tribute to a bygone era of cocktails.

Bogart’s Steakhouse & Bar
5825 Mesa St, El Paso, TX

“This is a great place to go for a date night and/or dinner with friends… They also really know how to mix a classic cocktail. My fiancé got a Sazerac and it was straight off the streets of New Orleans!” – Marisa L.

The Black Orchid Lounge
6127 N Mesa St, El Paso, TX
“I really enjoy Black Orchid’s Speakeasy atmosphere and Prohibition-era drink menu… I was impressed by the drink menu that features classic and re-imagined cocktails, so far the Bloody Jack is my favorite… The Mezcalita is also quite good.” – Albert K.

Pint & Peanut
518 W San Antonio, El Paso, TX
“They have a great selection of craft beers… Their specialty cocktails include flavored moonshine like the Front Porch Peach. They are all definitely worth trying if you like sweet mixed drinks. The moonshine shots are also delicious.” – Eddie P.

TradeCraft
3737 N Mesa, El Paso, TX
“Absolutely loved this bar! They serve craft beer and cocktails, the cocktails are perfect – and they are served with a steel straw to maintain a cold sip. Overall, this is a new bar that must be tried!” – Imelda M.

Anson11
303 N Oregon St, El Paso, TX
“Outstanding! Went for happy hour and had a few cocktails and dinner. The 1911 and San Jacinto cocktails were well-made, delicious, and refreshing.” – David G.

What is Yelp? Yelp is a website and mobile app that connects people to great local businesses! Find more local favorites now!