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Ruthie's Mexicana

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1315 S Grand Pkwy 101, Katy, TX 77494
(281) 395-1505
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Place for excellent Mexican Food

Ruthie's has two locations near my home, so I visit both locations 1-2 times a month. Ruthie is an established neighborhood restaurant. They provide great service and excellent Mexican food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Richmond, Texas
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Richmond, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Ruthie's has two locations near my home, so I visit both locations 1-2 times a month. Ruthie is an established neighborhood restaurant. They provide great service and excellent Mexican food.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The queso flameado appetizer with house made chorizo was excellent. Very good green sauce with the chips too.

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Howell, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Service is always super fast. They once had a habanero sauce that was HOT and very tasty. For some reason they stopped serving it and only have two bland salsas now. Food was properly prepared, steaming hot and worth the money. I just wish they had a spicier salsa as an option for us heat freaks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We used to go here after church in 2001-2003. Just revisited while in Katy. Same great service but the food is better. Seafood enchiladas were excellent, rest was really good and we ate like savages. Really good spot for real MexTex.

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Whenever we go to Katy we go to Ruthie. Always great Tex Med and wonderful staff. We wish we could go every week.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Even better if their salsa was good and used a little better quality beef. Beef often has grissle. Pachuga dishes are their best. Shrimp and chicken dishes seem to be better quality though I notice of late the shrimp size is smaller than in the past.

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We live close, so we eat here a minimum of once per week. Usually on Friday nights. The service is exceptional and the food is great! We were concerned when this restaurant changed ownership, but have been very pleased with the results. The staff is so friendly and always greet us with a handshake and smile. It is my first... More 

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

Went with group of 8 on friday night at 7 and were seated with no wait. Parking was easy. Seafood enchiladas (1) was tasty and more than enough food. Very fast service for such a busy place. Chips and salsa were good. My only issue is the atmosphere. It was one huge high ceiling dark room like eating in a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

This is a good place to go if you are in a hurry. The food is good and the service excellent. They also have great margaritas!

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I lived in the neighborhood behind Ruthies for 8 years so have dined in and gotten take out from here countless times. My favorites are the beef fajitas and the meatless burrito, both are excellent. The queso that you can get for the chips as a starter is also tasty. I have relatives from Michigan that ask to come here... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1315 S Grand Pkwy 101, Katy, TX 77494
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Katy
  • Phone Number: (281) 395-1505

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?