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El Paragua

Española, New Mexico



El Paragua’s Story

A true “American Dream” story, El Paragua has served incredible New Mexican cuisine in Española for over almost 50 years. The restaurant, which began as a roadside stand created by two entrepreneurial boys and supported by their parents, is a local favorite and a must-stop venue for those traveling through the area.

Family-owned and operated, the restaurant maintains its feel of home and stays true to its rich history by providing the type of service and quality that have kept it as a northern New Mexico favorite for decades.

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Great Food

Since 1966


Our Menu

The large choice of New Mexican dishes at El Paragua includes many well-known and unique dishes. From grilled steaks and fish to traditional New Mexican dishes like tacos, enchiladas, and carnitas, El Paragua has a variety of options for any palate.

Stop in for lunch and dinner, and enjoy an entrée, a cocktail, our chips and salsa, and our fresh sopapillas for a northern New Mexican culinary experience unmatched by any other!

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