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Pico's Mex-Mex Restaurant

3601 Kirby Drive, Houston, TX 77081
+1 832-831-9940
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Ranked #571 of 7,229 Restaurants in Houston
Price range: $15 - $38
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

For dinner to celebrate birthday, hard to hear anyone, noise level very high; had worse time leaving- only 2 guys working the valet and line was ridiculous; should have served some margaritas or at least have some chairs for my elderly father

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Houston, Texas
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114 reviews 114 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

This was my first visit to Pico's Mex-Mex. A friend highly recommended it and I was not disappointed. Service was attentive, but relaxing, and we were not rushed. After eating we sat and talked quite awhile, which was OK with the staff. I ordered Enchiladas de Mariscos, with shrimp and crab and it was delicious. Everyone was happy with their... More

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Houston, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Their drinks are strong and great. Several varieties of margaritas. I've been eating at their original location on Bellaire for many years. Very friendly and helpful staff. Everything that I've eaten is wonderful. Even their soups are delicious. Not just the usual boring tex-mex that most mexican restaurants have -- they have some wonderful seafood dishes. Their new restaurant on... More

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Houston, Texas, United States
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174 reviews 174 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I heard a lot of things about this restaurant but honestly, I wasn't impressed. The food didn't taste all that great and the shrimp I had still had the shells on them. This place isn't bad, they're good for a change of scenery but I wouldn't go out of my way to eat here... Jus sayin

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Houston, Texas
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6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This was my husband & my first visit to Pico's since they moved to a new location. It is much larger and not as authentic as the old location but very nice and much more up scale as far as the décor. Both place are quite loud and it would not be a place to go if you wanted to... More

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Houston, Texas
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69 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My husband and I decided to try Pico's for Houston Restaurant Week - - nice switch from regular Tex Mex. Started off with the Ensalada Verde - crisp with problano dressing - I had the delicious calamari sauteed in olive oil with pasilla peppers and garlic - beware those peppers are hot, but very flavorful! My husband had the red... More

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Loved the old picos it was like going to Mexico, new and improved is now a noisy mess. It is full to the brim and you must go early to get a table, but then you have the margarita crowd screaming over the noise of too many people. The chips were horribly rancid (they were replaced quickly and graciously) however... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Had a mahi-mahi dish last night with a corn, pine nut salsa over sautéed spinach and it was mahvelous. One of my favorite places and they have redone the old Ninfa's and made it a cool place to eat and enjoy.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Pico's seems to have gone upscale since my last visit last year, but the quality of the food is still very good. The quasedillas are perfect. So are the margaritas which they are proud to serve as "the best" but serving it with cracked glasses, they show they are yet to reach perfection. Service is smart.

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Houston, Texas
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16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Pico's is one of the most under appreciated Mexican restaurants in Houston and until recently, their business was almost exclusively devoted to private parties and/or catering. Their recent move to a large and spacious space not only elevated their service to fine-dining status but also expanded their menu to include many off-the-menu selections, as well as a full service bar... More

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