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712 1/2 Fairview St, Houston, TX 77006-2806 (Neartown/ Montrose)
(713) 528-4708
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Ranked #1,846 of 7,216 restaurants in Houston
Price range: $1 - $20
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean, Puerto Rican
Neighborhood: Neartown/ Montrose
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Neighborhood: Neartown/ Montrose
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80% Recommend
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English first
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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.

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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

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Houston, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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

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San Antonio
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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!!!

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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...

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