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Tony's Mexican Restaurant

$$$
Greater Heights
Mexican
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2222 Ella Blvd, Houston, TX 77008-2706
713-862-6516
Today
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good tortilla soup..and, yes, their flan is the best..!

Please remind the waiter to ask the cook to mix the tortilla soup before serving it.. Otherwise it is too watery..! Chips are fresh as well as all the dishes they serve.... and, yes.. don't miss on their flan.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Please remind the waiter to ask the cook to mix the tortilla soup before serving it.. Otherwise it is too watery..! Chips are fresh as well as all the dishes they serve.... and, yes.. don't miss on their flan.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Always friendly service and good, fast hot food. Love the fact that they are closed on Sundays to take time out for family, church, ect. Love the cheese enchiladas. We frequent the Ella Blvd location.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Good Mexican food. Can get busy after 6pm so get there early. Shrimp cocktail is excellent. Fajita's and Margarita's are tasty. Not open on Sundays.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Our party of eight, traveling from New Orleans to Austin, accidentally stumbled upon this place searching for an emergency bathroom and was very skeptical of a Mexican restaurant named Tony's! However, it proved to be some of the best Mexican food we have eaten in a restaurant. The atmosphere was very pleasant. The dining and restroom areas were very clean.... More 

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Liberty, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

It was the weekend and very crowded so we had to stand and wait for a table for about 20 minutes. The food was very good and the margaritas on. The rocks were great ! Will go back again on a less crowded night.

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Houston,Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Great frozen maragitas. The cheese enchiladas are cheesie and hot. The food is fresh. The fish tacos are crispy with a delicate flavor

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Informal design and atmosphere with standard Mexican dishes on the menu. Quality is average and waiters the same. Probably a good place if you a very much into Mexican food but we don't believe the place will recruit new fans. All in all an average place with average good food, you will not regret it but nothing more either.

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Spring, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

You cannot get a better tortilla soup anywhere in the Houston area !!! Love all their food items !!! Great Margarita's also !!!

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Tony's is a great choice for Tex Mex at a very convenient location if you live in the Heights or Oak Forest areas. The beef fajitas are superb and the margaritas are delicious but very strong. Only negative would be it's not very spacious and it can get very crowded on the weekends.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The food here is mediocre at best. The margaritas are too strong and tastes like pure alcohol. It is VERY loud in this place and having conversation with your meal is impossible. There are lots of loud kids and non-sober adults talking as loud as they can. The parking is impossible, but there is a valet service. If the food... More 

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Additional Information about Tony's Mexican Restaurant

Address: 2222 Ella Blvd, Houston, TX 77008-2706
Phone Number: 713-862-6516
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Greater Heights
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2222 Ella Blvd, Houston, TX 77008-2706
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Greater Heights
  • Neighborhood: Greater Heights
  • Phone Number: 713-862-6516

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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