Things To Do

Southwest Treasures

Cafe Mayapan
Photograph by Cafe Mayapan
2000 Texas Ave.

Eat, shop, and immerse yourself in El Paso’s rich culture at Cafe Mayapan. Cafe Mayapan serves a variety of traditional Mexican cuisine, paying homage to their indigenous roots. Shop for hand crafted artisan goods at Lum Metik Fair Trade Company, located just behind Cafe Mayapan.

Chuco Relic
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4935 N. Mesa St. Suite 5

Locally owned and family operated, Chuco Relic is the spot for locals, tourists, and transplants to feel real Chuco Town pride. They are the spot to get locally sourced one of a kind El Paso threads and to recharge and refresh your pride for El Paso. Chuco Relic is home to more than 15 local artists and 80 percent of their products are locally made. T

Downtown Shopping District
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Downtown El Paso/El Paso Street

Over 300 stores, wholesale or retail. Popular stores include Starr Western Wear, Holland’s Department Store, Hernandez Fashions, Viva Perfumeria, Krystal Jeans and V.I. Sports.

El Paso Connection
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14301 Gateway Blvd. West

Rustic wood furniture, iron accessories, western art, indoor clay water fountains and so much more. The El Paso Connection has a great selection of Mexican imports like pottery, zarapes, blankets, and much, much more.

So El Paso
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2717 N. Stanton St.

So El Paso is a retail store located in the heart of historic Kern Place and near UTEP. They offer El Paso-inspired food products and gifts. If you are looking for authentic El Paso salsa, El Paso Chihuahua gear, UTEP souvenirs or other local finds, So El Paso should be your first stop.

The Brass Shop
7360 Stiles Road

This unique store offers great gifts, collectibles, furniture, brass, cast aluminum, wrought iron and other hard to find items.

The Whoopee Bowl Antique Mall
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9010 N. Desert Blvd.
915 886-2855

One of the largest antique dealers in the area . With an 11,000-square-foot building and a total of seven acres of land, the Whoopee Bowl has lots of room for all kinds of treasure. Along with its own items, the Whoopee Bowl also leases space to other antique dealers. The shop features antique pot belly stoves, stained glass windows, furniture, wagon wheels, photographs, books, etc., etc. New cast aluminum lighting, furniture and accessories are also available for wholesale and retail purchasers.

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