We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tex-Chick

$$
Neartown/ Montrose
Caribbean, Puerto Rican
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
712 1/2 Fairview St, Houston, TX 77006-2806
(713) 528-4708
Today
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 8 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 1
    Excellent
  • 3
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Small place

This is a small place for Puerto Rican food. MY friend and I ordered different things and both agreed it was good. I would visit again if I don't find anything else close by. Only problem is Parking.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 26, 2014
Marvin K
,
Houston
Add Photo Write a Review

8 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Houston
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This is a small place for Puerto Rican food. MY friend and I ordered different things and both agreed it was good. I would visit again if I don't find anything else close by. Only problem is Parking.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Houston, Texas
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Having visited Puerto Rico may times, I was very happy to have this little place to satisfy my mofongo cravings. Problem is that lately the food is very greasy, leaving me with upset stomach every time I go. Please make better, I need a good mofongo provider nearby!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I had very high hopes for this Restaurant. I LOVE PR food. Just moved to Houston and needed a fix. Pork chop was good, however rice and beans were just ok. I was hoping for more taste in the beans. The Mofongo was very good, however made with meat instead of pork. First time for that, however I would be... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

we went to this place for late lunch, the two guys working there were very friendly. I order Monfogo with Octopus as well as a Steak with Onions. the food was amazing and we highly suggest the place if you try authentic Puerto-rican cuisine.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ssandydavis@aol.com
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Located on a narrow street, this tiny place probably looks like it could be in Puerto Rico. But it's in the Midtown section of Houston, an old neighborhood near downtown that is in transition. There are shabby store fronts that have long since shut down, sitting next to million dollar new homes that sit across from mechanic shops. Houston is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

The food at Tex Chick is simply delicious. Made-to-order before your very eyes by smiling, shy women, the whole process supervised by the hawk-eye owner, the food takes you straight to the Caribbean. This is what every restaurant should be -- well, there are some gripes. If you can't come for lunch, you're pretty much out of luck. They close... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Antonio
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

Excellent quality food, small dining area, perfect for lunch, personally attended by the owner makes you feel right at home!!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2007

Prices are high, but is the best Puertorican food in town. Way better food than Isla Coqui Rest. Cozy and very personal service. Odd hours...

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Been to Tex-Chick? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 712 1/2 Fairview St, Houston, TX 77006-2806
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Neartown/ Montrose
  • Neighborhood: Neartown/ Montrose
  • Phone Number: (713) 528-4708

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Puerto Rican
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Tex-Chick staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?