Our Story

The story about
Del Paso

Welcome to Del Paso Mexican Restaurant, a genuine culinary destination in the heart of El Paso, Texas! Established in 2020 by our dedicated and experienced owner, Jose Santibanez, we are committed to offering our patrons the authentic flavors and rich culinary traditions of Mexico. With over 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry, Jose brings a wealth of expertise and a deep appreciation for Mexican cuisine to every facet of our establishment.

Our journey began amid challenging circumstances. We opened our doors just as the COVID-19 pandemic started affecting the world, and like many other businesses, we faced numerous obstacles as restaurants were compelled to close or operate under limited capacities. Through perseverance, adaptability, and the steadfast support of our local community, Del Paso Mexican Restaurant, under Jose’s guidance, managed to weather the storm.

We take pride in our ability to overcome difficulties and serve our devoted customers. As a testament to our resilience, we have become an integral part of the El Paso community, where our guests feel like family. Our commitment to our community remains strong, and we strive to contribute in any way we can.

At Del Paso Mexican Restaurant, Jose has instilled a dedication to providing exceptional customer service, ensuring that everyone feels welcome and valued. Our friendly and attentive staff are always on hand to make your dining experience enjoyable, attending to your every need and making you feel right at home.

We believe in creating exceptional food with love, care, and time-tested recipes, using only the freshest ingredients. Our skilled chefs, inspired by Jose’s extensive experience, prepare dishes that pay homage to Mexico’s rich culinary heritage, resulting in a dining experience that is both genuine and memorable. From our flavorful salsas to our savory mole, every bite reflects the essence and traditions that make Mexican cuisine so cherished.

We invite you to join us on this delightful culinary adventure, as we share our passion for Mexican cuisine, our dedication to outstanding customer service, and our appreciation for the dynamic El Paso community. Whether you’re a long-time patron or a newcomer, you’ll always receive a warm welcome and a delicious meal at Del Paso Mexican Restaurant. ¬°Buen provecho!


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