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Hugo's

#39 of 7,364 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Neartown/ Montrose
Mexican, Contemporary
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1602 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006
713-524-7744
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Bar scene
Doing business
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 214
    Excellent
  • 116
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 8
    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
Most recent review
Date Night on a spring evening in Houston

We arrived about 8:00 without reservation, and were seated immediately. We had decided to try some upscale Mexican cuisine. We we not disappointed! The menu is very eclectic, not only is there the standard beef, pork, chicken and fish dishes, but there is goat, rabbit, duck, beef cheeks, tuna... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
BordeauxGuy3
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Sugar Land, Texas
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Sugar Land, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We arrived about 8:00 without reservation, and were seated immediately. We had decided to try some upscale Mexican cuisine. We we not disappointed! The menu is very eclectic, not only is there the standard beef, pork, chicken and fish dishes, but there is goat, rabbit, duck, beef cheeks, tuna and grasshoppers, all prepared with lovely accompaniments. We started with a... More 

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San Ramon, California
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Hugo's isn't your typical kitschy Tex Mex restaurant. It's a little more upscale while still being casual and fun. There were several vegetarian options, which is unusual for Houston. My husband enjoyed his vegetarian Chile Rellano. I enjoyed a ceviche dish trio. I was disappointed that it was three types of fish with the same preparation for all. I was... More 

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Houston, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Just start off we went for brunch on Sunday and if you don't have a reservation it will be a wait well worth waiting for. Me and my girlfriend had the buffet that has so many choices to choose from that we didn't know where to start. I will be back

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Katy, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Hugo's has traditional Mexican Fare, not Tex Mex. Great Atmosphere, good service. For my clients I would have liked more options for seafood. Overall a good experience.

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Houston, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I took my wife here on a romantic special-occasion date, on the repeated recommendation of trusted individuals. First, be aware, that you must valet park your car. Sidebar: If you are not a huge fan of valet (I'm not), you just need to be aware-of and expecting it, and of course have cash for a tip. I was given confidence... More 

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lubbock
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

very unusual experience. sketchy neighborhood but free valet parking. food presentation and quality were excellent. not a typical Mexican dining experience. much more upscale. downside is most of the menu is in Spanish. no English option. they offer to help with menu but I don't want a recital but rather a menu written in the language most commonly practiced in... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I have tried to get into Hugo's a number of times for dinner but the reservations were always fully booked. Now, I know why. My wife and I had a wonderful lunch of Ceviche Tradicional (fresh Red Snapper, avocado, tomatoes, radish and lime) followed by Chilaquiles and Huevos Rancheros. Both dishes were outstanding. The Gran Repasado margaritas added to our... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

For those unfamiliar with Houston, zoning doesn't really exist, so industrial, residential, and commercial properties can blend together and make real estate a premium. Hugo ' s location reflects this with nearby parking being scarce. Fortunately there is complimentary valet parking. We waited about 10 minutes with a reservation on a packed Saturday night. The entrance is covered in magazine... More 

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is not a 'Mexican' restaurant. It is fine dining based on Mexican traditions. If you have three or more people, order an appetizer platter. It was one of the best I have ever had in any ind of restaurant. Four of us had different main courses - all were good. The waiter arranged for one diner an enchilada dish... More 

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Houston, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This is a fun place to go for a nice, upscale Mexican dinner. Definitely not your "typical" Mexican flavors and prices--I had the sauteed seafood, with octopus, lobster, shrimp, scallops and mussels for $30 and it was wonderful! There are cheaper options on the menu, but they were all very meat-heavy which isn't really my thing. The one disappointing factor... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1602 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Neartown/ Montrose
  • Neighborhood: Neartown/ Montrose
  • Phone Number: 713-524-7744

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:30 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
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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