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Spanish Village Restaurant

4720 Almeda Rd, Houston, TX 77004-5050 (The Museum District)
713-523-2861
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Ranked #805 of 7,315 Restaurants in Houston
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Mexican, Spanish
Neighborhood: The Museum District
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch
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English first
Surf Side, Texas
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193 reviews 193 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We tried cheese enchiladas and pork tamales. Served really hot and yummy. The tilapia was mist and the onions on the fajitas blackened. It's a family place, friendly and relaxed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

The BEST Tex/Mex that I've ever experienced.The food is excellent and the service and staff are over the top.

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Pepe006
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Spanish Village isn't sleek and pretty, but it is real, authentic Tex Mex food. If all you know about Mexican food is fajitas and spinach enchiladas, this probably isn't the place for you (and you probably didn't grow up in Texas). I am a native of South Texas and Spanish Village is what I grew up eating - crispy tacos... More 

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Houston, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I have been going to Spanish Village for 15 years, it is authentic old fashion TexMex. Sizzling Fajitas are tasty, cheese enchiladas with real cheese, chalupa a la Bales with their fabulous guacamole in 7 combination. No their hot sauce isn't tomato sauce based, go to New York for that, it is border town style. And yes the margaritas are... More 

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Houston
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

To be fair I will not rate the meal... or the margarita. All I can rate is my random experience. My wife and I had dinner reservations later at a different restaurant but dropped into Spanish Village, mid afternoon, for a margarita and appetizers. The waitress advised us "That's a problem". She informed us that it was restaurant policy to... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Great Local Flavor with the best refried beans ever. Plus strong margaritas! You will enjoy the quirky decor, holiday lights and free pralines with your bill. Wonderful service and consistency of food.

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pistolpete
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

We visited this Houston Icon for the first time in a year or so. It is a family owned restaurant that his been in business since the 1950's and it, and the décor/furnishings, don't look to have changed much, if at all, over the years. They have a fairly extensive menu of the standard Mexican fare but what draws us... More 

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Round Top, Texas, USA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I was SO disappointed when I went to this place 9/14/13 because it was so near my daughter's apartment. Let me count the ways: 1. Service - awful, five people at two tables other than mine. I could not get the attention of the waitress to fill my small water glass. 2. Margarita - tiny, in a martini glass -... More 

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This restaurant has been Family ran and putting out excellent authentic Tex-Mex food and Great Margaritas since the '60's. My first trip there was in 1978 and I have been coming here ever since. Even when I lived out of town, when I came home to Houston, the first palce I went to eat was Spanish Village! The Medina Family... More 

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New York City
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Off the beaten path, but worth finding. This is real Tex-Mex, run by a fine family and warm staff. It is consistently good, and does not profess to do trendy or new things - they do what they do and they do it well. We go back again and again and are never disappointed.

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Additional Information about Spanish Village Restaurant

Address: 4720 Almeda Rd, Houston, TX 77004-5050
Phone Number: 713-523-2861
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > The Museum District
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Mexican, Spanish

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