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El Paso, TX 79922
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Bars & Cafes
This quasi famous cantina located near the border of New Mexico is most famous for its association with Marty Robbins, the country singer known for his song 'El Paso' in which he mentions it. Upon first glance it doesn't appear to be much, however the food and cold beer inside make up for it. Lone Star beer at USD1.5 is always served and the prices for Mexican food dishes like enchiladas, tacos, tostadas are amazing as well, each one is under USD7. So sit back, listen to the Marty Robbins song at least once, sip your Lone Star and enjoy.
A family-owned operation, Ardovino's Desert Crossing has been delighting residents of the El Paso area since 1949. A ranch house by the name of Ardovino's Roadside Inn has been transformed into this wonderful Italian restaurant which has delicious preparations like Pizza Greco and Pork Chop Ardovino to offer you. The Mecca Lounge, which stays open later than the restaurant, has a great wine selection to enhance your meal. Ardovino's Desert Crossing is also famous for the annual farmers' market it hosts.
Good beer and the outdoors is always a good combo, and Aceituna's (olive in Spanish) never disappoints with its craft beer selection and patio. Aceituna's also presents live music on certain nights as well as some pretty good specials, including their awesome 'Borracho Brunch & Bloody Mary Bar' or the all-you-can-eat taco nights. Whatever the case, its a place where you can drink and eat for under USD20! Check website for more details and event calendar.
The Hoppy Monk is a pub and restaurant that pays homage to those brewers from the Cistercian Order, better known as the Trappists. Although the menu is stacked with beers from Belgium, the Hoppy Monk not only features beers from this region, they have almost every style, from Lambic to Lager, it's likely to be here. In addition to suds, the Monk also serves food, where the menu has better-than-average pub grub at an awesome price.
A neighborhood watering hole since 1963, the King's X Bar has served generations of locals as well as visitors. A typical neighborhood bar, King's X offers a warm, friendly place to have a drink after work, or on a weekend, or during one of their happy hours. There's also live music played here, so check that out as well.
This quasi-dive located just north of downtown El Paso is a homespun spot with one of the best patios in the city with views over the Franklin Mountains. The drinks fulfill the trinity of cheap, strong and large and the staff is always pretty relaxed. Check out their 'Tequila Tuesday' if you like this potent libation.
Despite its name, tequila is not the only thing people come here for, The Garage is also known for its rambunctious music almost every night of the week. Whether its hip-hop on the decks or the jukebox is blaring, this place is not necessarily conducive to conversation. If you like this potent agave libation, then the Garage is just the place. Just remember that almost all of their bottles are top-shelf quality, so you can rest assured you will receive the real thing and not that stuff with caramel-coloring added and less than 55% pure agave.
One of the popular neighborhood spots in the northwestern part of the city, House of Rock is known for its offerings of wings, reasonably-priced beer, and music. The menu comprises old American favorites like burgers, chicken wings, and salads, which have earned a favorable reputation in the neighborhood. Live music is played here regularly, so check that out as well. Call to know more.
Club 101 has a saying: "It's all about the music!" And considering it's one of El Paso's best nightclubs, it couldn't be more right. With butt-shaking rhythms, live bands, record-scratching DJs and a dance floor full of El Paso's hardest-partying pleasure-seekers, you'll agree 101 percent. Like some booze while you cruise? Get down at at the club's E 9 Club. Call for hours.
E 9 Club is for those who like to jiggle their jello and get all liquored up. E 9 Club has got bartenders serving alcohol into the wee early morning hours. Part of Club 101.
Though the bar's name is Cincinnati, it's named that way because of the street it resides on. Nevertheless, the bar is a no-nonsense type of spot, with TVs plastered on the walls, cheap drinks and where everybody roots for the Miners. Throughout the week the drink specials are some of the best in town.
Right in the heart of central El Paso, the Loft Bar is a nondescript place where drinks specials are the norm and DJs bring the sound. Like most other dive bars in town, this one has incredible drink prices as well. Throughout the week, most call drinks are just 3USD and domestic beer bottles are only 2USD. The crowd is a diverse one, from business folk to young college students. After you leave the Loft, if its still early, the Rib Hut next door has great post-bar grub.