About El Paraiso Restaurant - Mi casa es su casa!

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El Paraiso is a fine Spanish restaurant.

El Paraiso Restaurant also known as The Cruz Family Restaurant is owned and operated by Jose, Carmen, and daughter Elizabeth Cruz. El Paraiso Restaurant originated in Sanford, NC over 14 years ago. In 2005 the family relocated its presence to Davidson after falling in love with the quaint and historic town. 

El Parasio has been welcomed with open arms by the local community and recognized by our local paper, The Charlotte Observer.

"El Paraiso has been voted top 10 spots to treat yourself"
(Charlotte Observer)
 "If you're shopping in the Lake Norman area and out for a lunch break, El Parasio serves up insanely good latin american cuisine!"
(Charlotte Observer)

El Paraiso Supports Local Community Causes

El Paraiso Restaurant is proud to be a part of the Davidson community and every year participates in the donation of food and gift certificates to help the following events and causes:

  • Davidson College - Bosom Buddies: Helps cancer patients and their needs.
  • Habit for Humanity.

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