El Paso's Top Five Healthy, Organic Restaurants

In this southern Texas border town, you’ll find an array of Tex Mex eateries. But here on The Templeton List, we focus on those restaurants that go beyond the ordinary and meet our high standards for food sources according to our 5-star rating system (read more about it here).

We’re pleased to share our Top 5 restaurant picks for healthy, organic restaurants in El Paso, Texas:

Anson Eleven

303 North Oregon Street
El Paso, Texas 79901

Located in downtown El Paso, this unique restaurant offers the best of both worlds – a casual bistro located on the first floor, and upscale dining upstairs. You’ll find tempting appetizers, salads, and sandwiches and flatbreads, as well as both a land and sea variety of entrees on their menu.

Try the Spanish Chicken (tomato risotto, corn, broccolini, Oaxacan-style homemade mole), Braised Grass Fed Lamb Shank (mushroom lamb jus, creamy polenta, arugula salad), Blackened Chilean Sea Bass (creamy garden risotto, frisee, radish salad, lemon oil), or the vegetarian Polenta & Wild Mushroom (creamy herb Parmesan polenta, sauteed mushrooms, roasted cipolline onions). Private dining and group event reservations are available.

The Kitchen at 150 Sunset

150 East Sunset Road
El Paso, Texas 79922

Open for breakfast and lunch and happy hour from 3-5 PM local time, The Kitchen features menu items such as Grilled Focaccia Benedict (focaccia, brisket, asparagus, serrano pepper, egg, hollandaise sauce, arugula, roasted cherry tomatoes), Power Bowl (quinoa, avocado, marinated kale, walnuts, sunflower seeds, cocoa nibs, roasted bell pepper, cherry tomatoes, lemon poppy vinaigrette), Cajun Salmon (blackened wild caught salmon, roasted corn and red pepper rigatoni pasta, with roasted seasonal vegetables), and Chicken Artichoke Pasta (seared chicken breast, mushrooms, artichoke hearts and penne pasta in creamy pesto sauce).


255 Shadow Mountain Drive
El Paso, Texas 79912

Located in the Thunderbird Valley on El Paso’s west side, Eloise is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week and breakfast all day on weekends. Enjoy favorites such as Menudont, their plant-based version of the classic Mexican dish (house-made seitan, hominy, onion, oregano, crushed red pepper, house batard), Puebla Poblano (choice of protein, avocado, tomato, onion, guchugaru dressing), and Vegan Nachos (2 bean sausage, "queso," pickled vegetables, scallions, tomatoes, house tostadas, and more.

Greenery Restaurant

750 Sunland Park Drive
El Paso, Texas 79912

Open 11AM until 7PM local time, the Greenery is one of El Paso’s original scratch-to-table kitchens. Featuring menu items such as made-from-scratch Carrot Soup; traditionally made Chile en Nogada; New Sicilian Veggie Quiche (shallots, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, Kalamata olives, basil); Chipotle Balsamic Chicken; and Japanese Cheesecake, there's a lot to love on their menu.

Nour Mediterranean Café

3800 North Mesa Street
El Paso, Texas 79902

You’ll find an array of traditional Greek appetizers, salads, and sandwiches on the menu along with entrees such as Farouj Mashwi (choice of half or whole portion of grilled Cornish hen served with rice); Lamb (tender lamb marinated in special sauce served with rice); Mixed Grill (skewer of Kafta, Tawook, and beef kabab served with rice, tahini sauce, and garlic sauce); Vegetarian Combo (Falafel, Hummus, Baba Ghanouj, grape leaves and tabbouli served with pita bread and tahini sauce), and more.

About The Templeton List

Created by James Templeton, a 30+ year Stage 4 Melanoma cancer survivor, The Templeton List is part of his lifelong dream to give back and lend a helping hand to cancer survivors and to anyone desiring to increase or maintain their good health. James experienced first-hand the challenge of finding quality restaurants and food souces when traveling.

The successful CEO of Uni-Key Health Systems and founder of The Templeton Wellness Foundation, The Templeton List was developed to help anyone easily find trust-worthy, vetted healthy restaurants all across America. Read more about our 5 Star Rating System here!

You can read about James’ personal journey as a cancer survivor in his best-selling book, I Used To Have Cancer. For more information about The Templeton Wellness Foundation, visit https://templetonwellness.com/. You’ll find inspiring stories of other cancer survivors along with video interviews with top experts from around the world in the integrative and functional medicine arena as they bring the latest leading-edge health and healing information to the holistic treatment and prevention of cancer.