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Pappasito's Cantina

#93 of 7,034 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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9:30 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: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 92
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Best Tex Mex!!!

This restaurant is a must every time we are in Houston!! Every dish is made with fresh ingredients. My favs are the Shrimp Diablo and a Tres Leche to finish. It fills up quickly for lunch and dinner, so my advice is to go during off times (around 2-4pm). Always great service!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Oldsmar, Florida
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Oldsmar, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is a must every time we are in Houston!! Every dish is made with fresh ingredients. My favs are the Shrimp Diablo and a Tres Leche to finish. It fills up quickly for lunch and dinner, so my advice is to go during off times (around 2-4pm). Always great service!

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Aiken, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We tried to order from the Happy Hour menu and were told it did not apply because we were sitting in the dinning room. Happy Hour is from 4 to 6 PM. So we did not have a happy our but the food tasted wonderful, service was good but somewhat impersonal.

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Utica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This was my first visit and our server Nicole made it pleasant!! She was very attentive by verifying the way an item was cooked and then came back with the corrected information. My tonic and lime was always quickly replaced when half full so I was never without! My fish tacos were good. I look forward to my next visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

A very good atmosphere and very family friendly restaurant to take when you want to experience Tex-Mex in Houston. I tried their roasted Quail while my wife tried their pulled pork taco and both are very delicious.

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

If you like aging while you wait this is the place. Food was great, but they were slow at the Wed. Dinner time. Fajitas with pineapple was good but we were worn out for waiting over an hour. Thought we were going to see Christmas we waited so long.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Tex-Mex doesn't get any better! Fresh tortillas made from scratch; freshly prepared guacamole; amazing flavors of spices for fajitas of all types. The Tres Leches is some of the best I have had. The chain is family owned and operated, and not widely spread. We are lucky to have one in my state and I will travel over 200 miles... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I was in Houston for a week and this restaurant was recommended by friends. We visited the S. Loop West location where I ordered the Camarones Diablo and my husband ordered the Shrimp Brochettes. Both dishes were amazing. The shrimp was tender and flavorful. The grilled onions were both sweet and full of flavor. Portion sizes were large, food was... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Food and drinks were very good, atmosphere is fun, the manager and waitress were attentive and very nice. Good experience

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Canton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

It was good, pretty busy so check into reservations at least for weekends. A little over priced but the portions were large enough to take home if you were not staying at a hotel without a refrigerator

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is not authentic Mexican food. BUT, it is the absolute best TexMex in Texas. Service and quality are always the best. Cheese enchiladas. My kids and I love them, some of the best. The green sauce is great. I do not like the amount of onions in the Queso, but they will not do it, if you can remember... 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
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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