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Pappasito's Cantina

#89 of 7,481 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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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 88
    Excellent
  • 48
    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
Fajitas!!!

The fajitas are great and usually Wednesday night they are 1/2 price. Lots of delicious food = and oh my their homemade flour tortillas are amazing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Susan0113
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Houston, Texas
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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158 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

The fajitas are great and usually Wednesday night they are 1/2 price. Lots of delicious food = and oh my their homemade flour tortillas are amazing.

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Cincinnati
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104 reviews 104 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Dinner at Pappasito's Cantina at the DFW airport on a layover was a very good choice for me...and will be for you, too. The portions are HUGE, hot, and very flavorful. The server was very friendly and fast. The beer was cold and fresh. My meal consisted of warm, salty corn tortillia chips and salsa brought to the table free,... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I ate at Pappasito's before catching my flight home to Orlando & it was definitely a great choice! They have a wide variety of Mexican dishes, I decided on the chicken quesadillas. The dish looked small at first but the quesadillas were stuffed with chicken & cheese. They also had all kinds of toppings on the side. Definitely the best... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Check out my blog to see why we loved this restaurant http://www.victoriasxcape.com/texas-eating/ We walked into this friendly and live establishment. Seemed to be filled with the “after work crew”, businessmen stopping in for drinks and casual conversation. We had a cute server by the name of Nick who helped us scope the menu and choose signature drinks. Appetizers began IMG_9474with... More 

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Alexandria, VA
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297 helpful votes 297 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Pappasito's in Terminal E is a very good place for food to take onto a plane. The sandwiches are served in wraps so are built for air travel. The salads are excellent with a selection of 10 items as well as 12 dressings. Choose your fresh ingredients and a salad master will chop and meld them together for take... More 

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261 reviews 261 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The atmosphere is authentic Mexican. The service was great. The chips were warm and tasty. The salsa was very good as was the other dip which I'm not sure of the name. The shrimp, chicken, and beef fajitas were delicious. The margaritas were excellent.

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Houston
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Always busy, wonderful Texmex food, always delicious. The best salsa! Reasonable prices. The beef they use is SO juicy and tender,

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San Francisco, California
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369 reviews 369 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Ordered a steak quesadilla in my way to board a plane, and had it packed to go in a box. Imagine my disappointment once I actually opened it once on a plane, to find out the quesadilla had nothing except cheese in it. Obviously running back for an exchange wasn't an option. Nice going, charging extra for virtual meat!

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washington, dc
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Very good Mexican / Tex-Mex restaurant. I was very impressed with the Crudo specials, which I had the Hamachi and “boy” was I happy with it. Great Margaritas, with a really interesting way to order. You can pick your tequila and price range, then your flavor mix and it’s made fresh in front of you. All the food came out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

If you are looking for some solidly good text ex at a reasonable price, pappasitos is the place for you. This restaurant is exactly what you would expect. From the wonderful nachos with two kinds of dips to a very extensive menu covering the entire spectrum of tex mex all with mains between $12-30 on average. They also feature a... More 

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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: Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?