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Pappasito's Cantina

2515 S Loop W, Houston, TX 77054-2633
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Ranked #124 of 7,312 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
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
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Saratoga Springs, NY
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Had the fajitas. Great guac, the freshly made tortillas are to die for, the tres generaciones Marg is clean and so nice. Loved their green sauce!

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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274 reviews 274 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Can be a bit crowded and tough to park but the food and margaritas are super. The bar is good and the service is very professional. Well worth a visit for Tex Mex

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Maumelle, Arkansas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We love to visit any city with a Pappasito's locacation! We are never disappointed. Huge portions of excellent food. Tamales are the best kept secret, you'll find them on the appetizer section of the menu-pork is our favorite. You will not be sorry! Order from the lunch menu, discounted prices and smaller portions.

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New York City, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I come here every time I visit my family. Quality food, and lots of it. Look, you're not going to get 100% authentic Mexican food -- it's Tex-Mex, and it's really good Tex-Mex. Can be a bit pricey but for what you get it's worth it.

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Montgomery, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This review is for the Pappasitos on I-45 at Airtex. I had the medium chicken fajitas and dessert. Both were excellent and each dish was made to perfection. The best and only place for authentic Mexican food. I highly recommend it!! Watch for a review of the new Woodlsnds Pappasitos coming Summer 2015!

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Pell City, Alabama, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

While visiting family in Houston, they said we have to try Pappasitos. The atmosphere was super fun and loud....festive!! Margaritas were very good along with the four different kinds of salsa. My food was so fresh and tasty. Will definitely revisit.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This restaurant was nicely decorated and the service was good. However, the menu was very predictable: mostly gloppy, heavy Tex-Mex. Even that would have been ok, except the night we were there the kitchen/restrooms were giving off a very powerful disinfectant kind of smell. Very unpleasant. With so much good Mexican food in Houston, you can definitely do better than... More 

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Cumberland, Maryland
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

I try to eat here every time I am in Houston. Just love their fajitas. We always do the family style chicken & beef. More than enough for 4 people. I enjoy watching them make their tortillas. Can't say enough good things about this place. Highly, highly recommend!

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Nederland, Texas
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74 reviews 74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We visited during lunch after a long day visiting a relative at the Medical Center. The food was amazing!! The best quesadillas ever!! The service was fast and very efficient!! We will definitely be back!! Pappasito's NEVER disappoints!!!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Food was good, as was the company. Staff went the extra mile to ensure we all laughed and smiled while we ate.

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Additional Information about Pappasito's Cantina

Address: 2515 S Loop W, Houston, TX 77054-2633
Phone Number: (713)668-5756
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
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
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: Mexican

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