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318 Stafford St, Houston, TX 77079-2325
(281) 496-7580
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Ranked #82 of 7,316 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Mexican, Vegetarian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I had a family gathering here for my birthday last year. Very friendly staff and atmosphere. I love the Tex Mex style food. I always get the ribs, they are the best!

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Wysox, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Came early to try and beat the dinner crowd. The place was already packed. Asked the server for the best thing one the menu. Was brought the 3 pepper steak. If I wasn't too full I'd ordered another to eat. It was that delicious. Not one complaint.

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Bellaire, Texas
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79 reviews 79 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Recently met done people here for lunch on a Wednesdsy and we knew to arrive early because they fill up quickly. We were seated promptly ( arrived at 11:15) and service was fast and continued to refill tea glasses over and over ( always a plus in my book)! Food came quickly as we all had ordered from lunch menu.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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115 reviews 115 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This is the best place to get casual Tex-Mex food around! Everything I had a taste of was amazing... Chips, salsa, beans, fajitas, poblano nachos, and queso!! And, I had the best strawberry margarita here too! Love this place. FYI: Reservations and call aheads are NOT accepted. Go during off peak times or be prepared to wait!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

this is the ORIGINAL location. The best one at that. The parents own this location, and the service, and way they treat their staff is obvious. The head cook deserves the corvette he drives. My wife can make the same recipe for dip and chicken and it's now our ONLY way to do fajitas. When we don't cook, we just... More 

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New York City, New York
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17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

A must visit in Houston is Lupe Tortillas, little bit of a wait but always worth it. Try a frozen margarita, followed up by the house specialty fajitas! Highly recommended.

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Dallas, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

People flock here for lunch. I think they bill themselves as winning some special Houston award. I say "meh". Standard Tex-Mex place with salty food, plates that hit the table with a bang as the staff tries to turn the lunch tables, and shoulder to shoulder tables.

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Houston, Texas
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is the original Lupe Tortilla location, and it looks it. The interior is seriously in need of an update, the parking is difficult and there is very little handicapped parking available. The food here used to be some of the best Tex-Mex in Houston (which is saying a lot!), but after dining there last night, I think they are... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Went to lunch at the recommendation of my granddaughter and her boy friend. They were right on with the food being real Tex-Mex and delicious. I'm a stickler for service. Here I could not find anything to speak about and the place was packed for lunch. We'll now keep this place on our radar screen for lunch and dinner.

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Kingwood, Texas
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128 reviews 128 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We had past by the Lupe Tortilla many times and noticed how busy it always is, so we decided to stop. It was well worth it. The food was good and the service was great. We loved the decor of the restaurant and the atmosphere of the place. It was a good experience and I know we will be back.

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Address: 318 Stafford St, Houston, TX 77079-2325
Phone Number: (281) 496-7580
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Mexican, Vegetarian

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