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Pappasito's Cantina

#52 of 7,374 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Mexican
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2515 S Loop W, Houston, TX 77054-2633
(713)668-5756
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 112
    Excellent
  • 64
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Amazing Food

Interesting take on Mexican food. The chicken flautas are incredible. The service is always wonderful and the wait is always long. The brownie sundae is the best that I have ever had!!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
FarrahSYoung
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting take on Mexican food. The chicken flautas are incredible. The service is always wonderful and the wait is always long. The brownie sundae is the best that I have ever had!!!!

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Thank FarrahSYoung
Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate at Pappasito's at the downtown Hilton. Food was not very good. Chips and salsa had a flavor hard to describe. Had chicken enchiladas. They were ok. Service was poor. I have eaten at Pappasito's at other locations and this was the worst.

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Thank David S
Somerset, Wisconsin
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60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I make a point of coming here if I'm in Houston. Their tortilla chips are addictive - thin and fresh you will eat 2 baskets before you blink. Tableside prepared guacamole is delicious. Try the meat skewers or fajitas - you will be spoiled forever. The seafood dishes are incredible and the margaritas are large and delicious.

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Thank NickNewton36
Las Vegas, Nevada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By sharing your experiences, you're helping travelers make better choices and plan their dream trips. Thank you! This was my first time at Pappasito's and I realized what I've been missing. This is the real deal. My server was Maria and she was outstanding! Very dedicated to the customer and very knowledgeable about the menu and features. I had Chicken... More 

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Thank Lance Y
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here with a group of six, all meals were great and all left with a go box. Plenty of food and the drinks are fantastic. I often order a combo of some type in a place lie this to get a sample of the offerings. The shrimp was fabulous, wife had the quail and enjoyed every bite. No complaints... More 

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Thank Lee S
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live 90 miles away and have actually drove here just to Dine Out for Fajitas. Every time we are in Houston it is a planned stop. There are several locations around the city, North, South, East, and West. All of them are programmed into our GPS. The portions are huge and you will not be disappointed with the Fajitas.... More 

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Thank SETX-Traveler
Wooldridge, Missouri
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We walked in at 8:00 on a Friday night. We were told it would take 45 minutes to get a table. During our wait, which was only 25 minutes, a server came by and got us margarita's while we were waiting. After we were seated our server recommended the Queso Blanco. It was huge and much more than jut cheese... More 

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Thank KPick100
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

I recommend the fajitas. Quite yummy. The dressing we're all fresh. The beef steak was excellent. Shrimps great and the chicken ordinary.

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Thank MuniraHijazi
Rapid City, South Dakota
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212 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

I know it is a local chain, but I stopped here during a business trip to get some tex mex. Wow. I was not disappointed. I lvoed the chips and salsas. For an entree, I had a sampler platter. It was a ton of food. But, it was all so good. It included a taco and a couple of different... More 

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Thank leojtracnik
Miami Beach, Florida
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

A plate of melted cheese with few smelly shrimps and scallops. Plate of lettuce as 'salad' with ONE thin slice of Avocado as a REWARD! Waitresses passing by frequently but ignoring you. I almost had to grab their hair and bring them over. When picking up the plates on the table, the waitress acted like she was disgusted, by only... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2515 S Loop W, Houston, TX 77054-2633
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: (713)668-5756

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?