Next time you find yourself in Downtown El Paso and the time comes to satisfy those pesky hunger pangs, but you're not really sure what's good in the hood, let Yelp and this list be your guide.

Here are the 5 highest rated, best reviewed Downtown restaurants of spring 2016, according to the local Yelp community of in-the-know peeps.

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    Craft and Social

    305 E. Franklin Ave

    Its large selection of craft beers gets a big thumbs up. The menu selection is mostly salads and sandwiches, but no one's complaining. Open at 11 a.m. M-F, 3 p.m. Sat [On the Web]

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    115 S. Durango St. inside Union Plaza on Western Alley

    Its motto is “share,” and the Yelpers agree that Tabla's extensive tapas menu delivers on that mantra. The staff gets high marks, as do the fancy cocktails. Open at 11 a.m. M-Sat [On the Web]

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    The Pot Au Feu

    307 E. Franklin Ave

    Tucked away between Craft and Social and the historic Gardner Hotel, this international restaurarnt is loved for its French/American cuisine. Based on the number of mentions it gets, I'd most definitely try the cheese platter. Open at 11 a.m. M-F, 10 a.m. Sat-Sun [On the Web]

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    Mac's Place Downtown

    203 E. Mills Ave in the Cortez Building

    The sign on the wall of the small downtown dive says it all; "Not Fancy, Just Good". The menu is limited, but by all accounts, they're pretty good at what they do: seafood and chicken. Most Yelpers agree, you'll find some of the best grub served on a Styrofoam plate at Mac’s. Open at 11 a.m. M-Sat [On the Web]

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    303 N. Oregon St. in the Mills building across from the San Jacinto Plaza

    If elegance and ambiance is what you’re looking for, this upscale restaurant is where you should empty your wallet then. The words "great food" and "great service" show up in a lot of reviews. Open at 11 a.m. M-Sun [On the Web]