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5857 N Mesa St Ste 24, El Paso, TX 79912-4653
+1 915-585-0309
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11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 23:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Moseley
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119 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Six of us for dinner and lotta catch up conversation and we were never pressured to leave. Their wide assortment of margarita's was enjoyed by all six of us. As for food, my fish tacos were lacking in a great flavor, but were okay. I think everyone else enjoyed their selection. I would try it again.

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Thank MoseleyPaddler
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

I have been visiting this establishment for the past 6 or 7 years. The food and service have been consistently great. Most recent visit was on 12/15/15 for dinner. All the staff from greeter to chef were attentive and very cordial. Several in our party asked for slight modifications to the dishes on the menu, our requests were handled with... More 

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Thank David C
El Paso, Texas
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283 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

Have had several good dinners here; pretty consistent food. Fish, steak, pasta and salad options, with other more-inventive southwestern style options. The stuffed pepper special was excellent. Service is mostly attentive. Good bar selection.

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Thank ScottEP
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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255 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

We moved to EP 3 years ago. We have tried everything in town. This is our go to place. Consistent, food is great, drinks are good, people are awesome. Our fav!

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1 Thank Phil G
New Mexico
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445 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2015

We dined here with friends on their way to San Diego, and chose it to show them something different in El Paso. We've dined here many times and generally had a very good experience. This was not quite up to that standard. The pasta and ragu sauce was just ok, as was my veal. They enjoyed their fish dishes. Housemade... More 

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Thank Purmamarca
Houston, Texas
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97 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2014

We've been going to Thyme Matters for a few years almost every time that we visit El Paso, and it's been consistently good each time. The atmosphere is nice, the pricing is reasonable, and the food is quite good.

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Thank Laura M
California
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1,697 reviews
543 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 946 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2014 via mobile

Was taken here for dinner by a dear friend. We had a few drinks each and an absolutely delicious dinner. The experience turned sour when the bill arrived. The drinks had been eighteen dollars apiece! They weren't even doubles.

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2 Thank CarmichaelVentura
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48 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

Avoid this place! We came in for dinner on a Wednesday evening and it wasn't busy yet we sat unattended at our table for several mins. Finally our waiter Leobardo came over to ask if we were ready to order. He wasn't rude but he wasn't attentive. Almost as if he didn't want to be there. This place always takes... More 

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6 Thank Babester95
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

Best cuisine ever. I'm speechless. You ought to give it a shot. Great service aside from it being slightly pretentious. Better to go late or early lunch to avoid the crowd.

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Thank Zolfione
Southbury, Connecticut
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014

I have been to this restaurant several times, and both food and service always have been excellent. As has been noted by other reviewers, the strip mall location does not look too inviting until you step inside. The décor is minimal, but attractive. Throughout the meal the noise level was very tolerable, and the tables were not set too close... More 

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Thank David A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
23:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5857 N Mesa St Ste 24, El Paso, TX 79912-4653
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  El Paso
  • Phone Number: +1 915-585-0309
Description
Thyme Matters emerged from a mixture of tradition and modernity in cuisine and the belief that El Pasoans are looking for – and deserve – more from a dining experience. What started as a catering business and a four table restaurant in 2004 is now a full service restaurant/bar that seats 140. Owner and Chef Alejandra Chávez alongside her husband and also proprietor Iván Torres envisioned a place where friends, families and business professionals could celebrate life’s victories, or just unwind at the end of a busy day. The international cuisine and polished casual environment at Thyme Matters offers the best ingredients, a passion for flavor, dependable service and attention to detail. A carefully selected wine menu and hand muddled cocktails complement a warm and inviting atmosphere. Located in El Paso’s West Side, Thyme Matters is the ideal setting for any occasion.Thyme Matters also has an outdoor patio with a spectacular view of the Franklin Mountains. In addition, we have a fully-equipped private media/dining room which is the perfect place to host a presentation or a private party.

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