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Pappasito's Cantina

3950 S Terminal Rd, Houston, TX 77032
(281) 821-2266
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Ranked #133 of 7,252 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Houston, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We have been to Pappasito's numerous times and have never been disappointed! Great food and great service! Be prepared for very large portions - they are generous. A very festive atmosphere awaits you there. We have found splitting the "Chicken Fajitas For Two" to be more than enough, but I also really like their soft chicken tacos. You will have... More

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Bethlehem PA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I really enjoy the Pappas restaurants. This was my first trip to the Cantina in Houston. I will definitely be back to this one. LOVED it.

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Houston, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food has always been excellent, but recent changes to the menu have not been up to their past standard. Service can be erratic.

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Mobile, Alabama
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117 reviews 117 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I had the two taco deal with rice and beans with a coke. It was about 13 bucks. It was good not great but decent. They have a green salsa that was kinda different.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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99 reviews 99 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Hotel clerk recommended it as great. I wasn't as impressed as he was. It's a chain restaurant with the typical chain quality. I ordered from the bar and the wait staff seemed more concerned about their daily struggles than providing decent service. I get everyone needs to vent sometimes but I don't need to or want to hear it from... More

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Houston, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Like all Pappas restaurants, Pappasito's is very well run with attentive waitstaff and high quality fresh food. It's priced at the high end, especially for Tex-Mex, for which there are practically unlimited quality options in Houston, but the food is very good and the Grand Gold margaritas are excellent. In my opinion Pappasito's does seafood better than most Tex-Mex restaurants... More

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West Palm Beach
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Pappasito's was great. Margarita was well made. Chips were crispy and fresh. Love that the salsa was served warm. Guacamole was tasty and fresh. The meals were nice portions and served hot. Staff was extremely efficient and friendly.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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76 reviews 76 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

At this restaurant, my ten dollars bought a veggie burrito wrapped in foil and a soufflé cup of mediocre salsa to go with it. No chips, not even a paper plate. The burrito was a decent size, prepared with fresh vegetables and a lot of beans and tasted like -- well, a burrito. The only distinctive element was the tortilla,... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We are here during a layover in Houston. I had the breakfast quesadilla and it was great. Wait staff was friendly and food came out quickly.

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Houston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I like their fajitas. The meat is so tender. I also like the margaritas, they are not watered down. The atmosphere is festive and the salsa is tasty while you wait. The service is attentive, you never wait for any refills on water or anything.

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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
Cuisine: Mexican

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