Spending time in Mission Hills? Get to know this El Paso neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a a poke spot to a bakery that makes custom cakes and various pastries.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Mission Hills, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Block - Table & Tap
Topping the list is gastropub and traditional American spot Block - Table & Tap, which offers beer, wine and spirits and more. Located at 4172 N. Mesa St., it's the highest rated business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 186 reviews on Yelp.
For breakfast, look for a mix of Tex-Mex offerings such as the breakfast waffle nachos, or salad, sandwiches, burgers, tacos and more for lunch.
2. El Poke
Next up is Japanese spot El Poke, which offers poke and more, situated at 3800 N. Mesa St., Suite C9. With 4.5 stars out of 43 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.
El Poke serves signature poke bowls and build-your-own bowls, as well as unique options like poke tacos. Try the Korena (white rice, tuna, gochujang, sesame oil, honey, soy sauce, pickled ginger and sesame seeds) and the Cali (brown rice, crab, salmon and spicy mayo) poke bowls. View the full menu here.
3. Nour Mediterranean Cafe
Mediterranean and Lebanese spot Nour Mediterranean Cafe is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 3800 N. Mesa St., Suite C-10, four stars out of 141 reviews.
The menu features sandwiches, such as the chicken shawarma and arayes kafta sandwiches, as well as main entrees like the shish tawook (chicken skewer marinated with special spices and served with rice and garlic sauce) and the mixed shawarma (beef and chicken in special seasoning and served with rice, tahini sauce and garlic sauce).
4. Sabertooth Food
Check out Sabertooth Food, which has earned four stars out of 109 reviews on Yelp. You can find the New American spot at 4012 N. Mesa St.
On the menu, expect pulled pork, chicken, fish and street style tacos, as well as a sandwiches (falafel, pulled pork torta and veggie options) and signature burgers, like the apricot Sriracha burger and jalapeño bacon burger.