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Pappasito's Cantina N Fwy

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Mexican
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15280 North Fwy, Houston, TX 77090-6306
(281) 821-4500
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  • 7
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food

Went there twice in a week, food is above average. The service was hit and miss but it is worth the drive to eat here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Jerry6004
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Mount Vernon, Indiana
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Mount Vernon, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Went there twice in a week, food is above average. The service was hit and miss but it is worth the drive to eat here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Really great Mexican, I can't remember which Pappasito's I was at in Houston, it was off the Highway tucked away on a side street with a cool outdoor section to eat. It was really cool atmosphere. The waiter said...'alright alright alright", when he walked up to get our drink order, I guess all the guys down there want to be... More 

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Roseville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Very good authentic Mexican food. Nice variety of food choices. Great strawberry margarita! Our food was served quickly - actually too quick - we didn't get to finish our appetizers before the entrée was served. Nice family atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Its a loud busy place, and you will pay for your meal but the food is soooo good! Be prepared to drop $20 per person but you will leave satisfied.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The Papa's brand has been able to maintain good quality and prices over the years, this experience was no exception.

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Waco, Tx
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My wife, my and I were driving from Waco to attend the Rockets game and made our schedule and route to stop by Pappasito's. We arrived around noon on Sunday and got right in. Even though we were in a bit of a hurry we didn’t feel rushed. We ordered the seafood enchiladas, chicken tinga enchiladas, and a side of... More 

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We loved our server, Joshua S. He was very attentive and helpful. My dining companions had a couple of special requests and he handled it in stride and graciously. It is hard to get good service these days and I don't discount what that adds to a meal. As far as the food, everyone loved what they got. I had... More 

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North Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Friendly atmosphere, friendly servers. Jimmy, Jason and Stephan are the best. Always aim to please. Extremely efficient, reliable consistent tex mex food. Will not stray from here. Platinum margaritas with quesadillas are a favorite. Thank you Pappasitos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I travel a bunch and am always in search of a good Mexican meal. This place has it all! Atmosphere, great food, diverse menu, amazing margaritas too! Ended up getting a simple hard taco beef taco platter...didn't know a taco could be made to taste this good! Can't wait to come here again on a future Houston trip. Highly recommend... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Ended up eating here on a visit from Colorado, on Valentine's Day. The place was crazy busy, but we sat at the bar tables and were served right away. Good food, good drinks, busy atmosphere, very friendly staff. High marks for the spicy chicken, salmon mango salad and Antonio's combo plate.

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Additional Information about Pappasito's Cantina N Fwy

Address: 15280 North Fwy, Houston, TX 77090-6306
Phone Number: (281) 821-4500
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • Address: 15280 North Fwy, Houston, TX 77090-6306
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: (281) 821-4500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican

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