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Pappasito's Cantina N Fwy

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15280 North Fwy, Houston, TX 77090-6306
(281) 821-4500
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very busy for lunch, still had excellent service

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

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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58 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
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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12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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62 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
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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Huntsville, Texas
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166 reviews 166 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The first thing my husband and I want to do upon returning to Texas from a trip is indulge in some great Tex-Mex. Pappasito's has always been among our favorites, and is on the way home from the airport. Unfortunately, I was disappointed yet again! The last time (just a few weeks ago) I wasn't pleased with the fajitas, which... More 

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Louisiana
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59 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Want to thank the staff at the restaurant for a great dining experience. We told them we were there for a business mtg and they put us in a quiet corner, very attentive to our needs, but gave us the space to get work done. Great food as well!

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Anchorage, Alaska
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12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We were suggested to try this place out since we were from out of town. I tried the Giant Del Mar, i think that is what the waiter told us: it had the brochette shrimp, beef, chicken, rice, bean..etc. The serving was huge and it was very very very delicious! their fresh tortilla was awesome too, i ended up dipping... More 

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Huntsville, Texas
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166 reviews 166 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

A little disappointed for the first time at this Pappasito's. My husband and I shared the medium portion of fajitas from the lunch menu (the choice was either small or medium). There wasn't an option for fajitas for two like is offered on the dinner menu. Our waiter told us the portion size was the same as the dinner option,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

You can't go wrong with the fajitas here but just about everything is good. Best in the area around airport hands down!

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Branson, Missouri
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134 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

When I was in Houston a few years back I remembered loving Pappasito's and even went back and read my past review. (Same chain, different location in Houston). I couldn't wait to go here again. I even called it one of my favorite Mexican restaurants. I wish I wouldn't have returned. I had such great memories of the first meal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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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