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Pappasito's Cantina

#68 of 6,990 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
Mexican
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3950 S Terminal Rd, Houston, TX 77032
(281) 821-2266
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This restaurant is at George Bush Intercontinental Airport
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 94
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Try the Soup

Yeah I know most like all the typical Mexican food and here it is all great, but for a lighter lunch their tortilla soup is terrific

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
onrdagin
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West Milford, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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West Milford, New Jersey
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Yeah I know most like all the typical Mexican food and here it is all great, but for a lighter lunch their tortilla soup is terrific

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Halifax, Massachusetts, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Had a few hours to kill before a flight and reads some reviews on Gate Guru, decided to give Papsitos a try. Excellent. Had the enchilada combo, beef, chicken and cheese, retried beans and rice. A ton of food, too much to finish. Quality was excellent, was expecting Taco Bell type food. Give it a try, amazingly good food at... More 

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Austin, Texas
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243 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I always try to stop by for some quick, but good Tex-Mex. Beef and Chicken fajita platter is always great and a lot to eat - better be hungry. On this stop, I got a margarita on the rocks and it was quite watered down. Will stick with a frozen next time.

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Lawton, Oklahoma
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I love that Houston airport has a Pappasito's. Great cheese enchiladas!! Nice to have good food at the airport!!

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Round Rock, Texas
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

It is absolutely fantastic the food at Pappasito's. You have to try Plato del Mar with beef, chicken and shrimp. It is outstanding!!! The guacamole done in front of your table is also remarkable,.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I can only speak for the chicken quesadilla that was well prepared & served with some fresh greens and salsa. I had just missed the timing for their breakfast burrito & wasn't ready for a really heavy meal so this was perfect. Lots of interesting choices on their menu.

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Houston, Texas
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Reliable, good food. Can be iffy at certain locations. 290/NW Frwy location is always good. Best fajitas in town. And queso. Cannot go without that! Don't fill up on the chips and salsa! Larger than normal portions.

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Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Very good food Big portions A little waiting line but is worth it Prices are moderate You must try the tortilla soup they made it different

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Santa Clarita, California, United States
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

With many choices, this one came highly recommended by family. The food was delicious and generous. I had a chicken soft taco a la carte and a regular margarita for a quick lunch before flying off. Just the right amount of seasoning. Other patrons had ordered full meals with rice and beans and they commented that it was really a... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Food is always fresh and taste. Service is top of the line. I have tried everything on the menu and it is all very delious. Matter of fact this my favorite place to eat in Houston. I could eat there a least 3 times a week.

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Additional Information about Pappasito's Cantina

Address: 3950 S Terminal Rd, Houston, TX 77032
Phone Number: (281) 821-2266
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3950 S Terminal Rd, Houston, TX 77032
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: (281) 821-2266

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?