Your guide to the 3 most popular spots in El Paso's Save the Valley 21 neighborhood

Spending time in Save the Valley 21? Get to know this El Paso neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from three different Mexican-style restaurants.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Save the Valley 21, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. La Tapatia

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Topping the list is Mexican spot La Tapatia. Located at 8941 Old County Drive, it's the highest rated business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 33 reviews on Yelp.

On the menu, expect tostadas, burritos, tortas, quesadillas, migas, enchiladas, soup and Mexican plates like parrillada (chicken, beef or a mix served with rice, beans, salad and sour cream). Pair any meal with a local or imported beer or soft drink. 

2. Taqueria La Pila

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Next up is breakfast and brunch and Mexican spot Taqueria La Pila, offering burgers and more, situated at 8714 Alameda Ave. With four stars out of 24 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

The menu features classic Mexican fare and traditional American staples. Off the Mexican menu, look for flautas, tacos, burritos and enchiladas, while the there are burgers, corn dogs and chicken strips, with sides of fries and nachos. 

3. El Roble

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Mexican spot El Roble is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 8820 Alameda Ave., 4.5 stars out of 13 reviews.

For breakfast, try the chorizo and eggs and the enchiladas montadas (two eggs, beans, rice and salad); when it's time for lunch and dinner, there are 17 different burritos and 11 taco options, as well as Mexican plates like the gordita plate (three gorditas filled with ground beef and served with beans).


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