The Texas Bucket List recently featured longtime west side fav Lucy’s Restaurant on the weekly syndicated television show’s current season. If you missed it, no worries, I got you. The entire segment is posted below.

For the episode’s Bite of the Week feature, host Shane McAuliffe dropped by the N. Mesa location and was treated to their two most popular dishes: Lucy’s Famous Machaca Plate and the Tacos Antonia.

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First up was the machaca. The shredded beef with tomatoes, onion, and egg smothered with their own chile con queso has been an El Paso favorite for about as long as the restaurant has been open.

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Once I got a bite of the Machaca, it was easy to see what everyone is so excited about in El Paso. The flavor is amazing.

McAuliffe was equally enamored with the Tacos Antonia, declaring them some of the best tacos in Texas.

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El Paso on The Texas Bucket List Over the Years

El Paso and the El Paso-area has been featured numerous times on The Texas Bucket List since 2016.

Chico’s Tacos, H&H Carwash, Rosa’s Cantina, and the super-haunted Monteleone’s Ristorante have all been showcased in past seasons, and locations including Hueco Tanks State Park, the oddity-filled Dave’s Pawn Shop downtown, and the now-shuttered Wyler Tramway have been too.

2020, Season 14 Episode 10 was a "Bite of the Week" segment featuring the ribeye sandwich at Great American Steakburger on N. Mesa

2019 Season 13, Episode 7 was a Halloween episode that included Monteleone’s Ristorante

2019 Season 12, Episode 3 "The Bite of the Week" featured Cattleman’s Steakhouse in Fabens

2018 Season 10, Episode 10 the TBL crew grabbed a bite and had their SUV washed at H&H Car Wash

2017 Season 9, Episode 11 was about the "tasty tacos...loved by locals" at, yup you guessed it, Chico’s Tacos

2017 Season 9, Episode 6 contained a piece on the National Border Patrol Museum

2017, Season 8, Episode 9 included a peek from the peak of Franklin Mountains State Park via the now closed Wyler Aerial Tramway

2016, Season 7, Episode 8 included a segment that showcased the "sheer beauty" of Hueco Tanks State Park

2016 Season 7, Episode 7 was a "Burger of the Week" stop at Panda Burger

2016 Season 6, Episode 5 host Shane McAuliffe grabbed "the Burger of the Week" at Rosa’s Cantina

2016 Season 5, Episode 6 featured a "spooky stop" at Dave’s Pawn Shop downtown

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