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Cafe Red Onion (Kirby) - CLOSED

3910 Kirby, Houston, TX 77098 (Greenway/ Upper Kirby)
(713) 807-1122
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Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Caribbean, Latin, Mexican
Neighborhood: Greenway/ Upper Kirby
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Greenway/ Upper Kirby

32 reviews from our community

65% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Houston, Texas
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

I have only been to the Red Onion once but I remember that the food and service were great. Unfortunately, one is not located near where I live.

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Gets great reviews have been there three times thinking I order the wrong thing. I just don't get it. The food is at best (compared to what is available near by) average. The service is average and the cost above average

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

This is not a tex-mexican restaurant but is a fusion of latin american cusine and in my opinion is one of the best restaurant in houston. Food is dilicious and I like the mango appetizer and I love really love the chimichurri strip steak!

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

In a city full of great restaurants, great South American food and great Mexican food, I have never been really wowed by the food at Red Onion. I do take clients to lunch here sometimes. The decor and service are good. It is okay, but not great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012 via mobile

We have been omce before and loved the food - unique dishes, well prepared. Went in May 2012, and it was closed! Hoping this is temporary.... So call before you go.

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

Ample portions of dishes with exotic spices and helpful and attentive staff. Reasonable prices for what you get.

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Texas
Top Contributor
854 reviews 854 reviews
422 restaurant reviews
288 helpful votes 288 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

The seafood was fair the atmosphere is okay located in a strip mall. Parking can be a problem at times.

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Texas
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

When they seat you, they bring a basket of chips with red salsa and pineapple salsa which is to die for! This is a Latin American restaurant, and they have a huge selection of things to order, which is always really tasty. The workers at this location are always very friendly.

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houston, tx
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155 reviews 155 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

Good, not often found Central/South American food. Somewhat spartan setting.

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Dallas, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2011

The exterior won't get your attention. But the food sure will. Don't expect a puddle of refried beans and generic cheese goop on enchiladas. No, sir. Cafe Red Onion obviously cares about taste. You should go.

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