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1308 Cantina

Neartown/ Montrose
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1308 Montrose, Houston, TX 77019
(713) 807-8996
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9:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Food and fun in Montrose

We had a great lunch last Saturday at a table in the bar area.Jose takes such good care of us at the table and is nice to everyone. My grandkids and kids love him. Jesica at the bar is not only a great bartender but a true lady. She is always so nice. Sometimes I order the big platters with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
Malachy F
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We had a great lunch last Saturday at a table in the bar area.Jose takes such good care of us at the table and is nice to everyone. My grandkids and kids love him. Jesica at the bar is not only a great bartender but a true lady. She is always so nice. Sometimes I order the big platters with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

good food, good margaritas, good service. delicious food, enormous menu and choices, waiters happy to make switches to please you. Come here for good food and good times and a full tummy.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I know, you want authentic Mexican, but trust me, foodies all know, Tex-Mex is better, and 1308 is a routine Tex-Mex establishment, from the chips and salsa to the cheese encheladas.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

When I used to live full time in Houston we would go once a week. Now that I am only back in town 4 times a year, I always have to bring my family and friends here. The brisket is great and the pescado. I love the shrimp and crab pescado ala plancha, but don't forget the big platters for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I can not stop eating here. Might be the best Tex-Mex I have ever had (and I have consumed a lot of Tex-Mex). The place, quiet and intimate. The staff, friendly. The margaritas, FLAWLESS! I begin with Queso Joey with ground beef. The chips and salsas (red and green) are amazing. I love their quesadilla lunch with beans and rice.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food here is good and well made. The portions are smaller than most Mexican restaurants, which doesn't bother me. The margaritas were good and not too sweet. Our server was very kind and attentive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Wonderful; huge portions can be busy on Friday and Saturday nights. Huge selection of dishes all fresh. Slightly higer priced than most Mexican places but you will have enough to take home for another meal easily.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Don't know what they put in the skinny margaritas, but damn! Food's always good and they get to know their regular customers, so we'll keep going back!

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

This is one of the places I eat at once or more a week.. The Mexican Food is great. I like the Breakfast that can be ordered till 2pm on Saturday and Sunday. Has 2 patios and the crowds are fun and lively..They have several locations but this is my choice now... Try their Ribs and Sausage ... Very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013 via mobile

El tiempo has my favorite Mexican food in Houston. Have tried two of their locations and both are excellent

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1308 Montrose, Houston, TX 77019
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Neartown/ Montrose
  • Neighborhood: Neartown/ Montrose
  • Phone Number: (713) 807-8996

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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