The city of El Paso is right on the southwestern tip of Texas that borders both the state of New Mexico and the country of Mexico. It is small compared to some of the other huge cities in Texas, but it is growing more and more each year.
Liquor sales in El Paso have shown that bar and restaurant owners have found plenty of success in this city. It is a popular stop for those travelling over the border and is a great place to set up a nice Mexican themed bar for those in the area.
In this article, there will be a table below showing the most successful bars and restaurants in El Paso as well as some of the busier areas this city has to offer and annual events that many locals and tourists go to to celebrate this cultured city.
The table shown below displays the top 25 bars and restaurants in El Paso based on their individual alcohol sales. The data in this table is for total beer, wine, and liquor sales, and will be updated every month.
|Establishment Name||Total Receipts||Liquor||Wine||Beer|
|POCKETS BILLIARDS & FUN||$167,537||$77,540||$120||$89,877|
|OJOS LOCOS SPORTS CANTINA||$140,803||$97,367||$175||$43,261|
|THE PLAZA HOTEL PIONEER PARK||$113,475||$74,723||$31,307||$7,445|
|THE DISTRICT PUB & KITCHEN||$100,773||$62,944||$399||$37,430|
|THE DISTRICT PUB & KITCHEN||$89,977||$60,663||$48||$29,266|
|THE UNION DRAFT HOUSE||$88,680||$47,507||$228||$40,945|
|ZABRAC BAR SERVICES, LLC||$86,840||$42,844||$14,772||$29,224|
|DEWEY’S CORNER PUB||$85,196||$54,965||$1,272||$28,959|
|91VIBEZ & COMPANY||$84,061||$67,109||$19||$16,933|
|BIG LOU’S ICEHOUSE||$82,787||$50,812||$0||$31,975|
|CARLOS & MICKEY’S FINE MEXICAN RESTAURANT||$80,729||$67,191||$725||$12,813|
|POCKETS BILLIARDS & FUN||$80,062||$38,297||$44||$41,721|
|ANDALE MEXICAN CUISINE INC||$79,605||$54,618||$325||$24,662|
El Paso’s population is growing at a low 0.21% annually and totals at just below 700,000 people. However, it is one of the most diverse populations and boasts one of the largest bilingual communities in the nation.
The average household income for El Paso is $62,132 but there is a fairly low cost of living in this city with the median rental costs at only $814. The job market has also increased by 1.9% over the last year and the city is still growing.
El Paso is a popular spot for those looking to grab some drinks or a bite to eat in the city. With a relatively smaller population, you will find a lot of small time spots, but a few areas boast big crowds on a nightly basis.
There is all kinds of variety in downtown El Paso. You can find clubs playing EDM and dance music while you can also find another bar walking distance away that is playing some soft country over the speakers.
This is the spot where you will find the biggest crowds and people from the surrounding business districts and even the suburbs will flock here for the plentiful nightlife options.
Five points is one of the lesser known areas in El Paso but it has seen a recent boom in bars and restaurants. For those looking to cash in on a growing industry in a town that has shown the need for it, Five Points is a great area to start up a new bar.
“The Day of the Dead” is a Mexican holiday that is celebrated on the 1st and 2nd of November. Since El Paso is so close to Mexico, this is a huge event for the many bilingual people that live in the city limits.
Fortune tellers, ghost tours, and other spooky attractions come around this holiday that is not only for those of Mexican heritage.
One of El Paso’s best national attractions this is a college football game played every year towards the end of December. Some of the best teams come to play and college students and football fans from all around come to enjoy the festivities surrounding this historic event.
El Paso may be one of the smaller cities in Texas, but in terms of normal cities, it is just as big as many others. It is still growing and there is plenty of room for bars and restaurants to find their way in and become successful.
If you are a Spanish speaker and are into Mexican heritage, this is a great place to attract a diverse crowd of young people looking to enjoy a brand new nightlife that this city has come to offer for locals and travellers.