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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 - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 9
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
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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
Visited many times

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
hurricane48
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Howell, Michigan
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Howell, Michigan
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161 reviews 161 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
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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Oklahoma
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207 reviews 207 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
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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380 reviews 380 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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82 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
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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Texas
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81 reviews 81 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
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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Katy, Texas
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23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We had a large group at the last minute and I called ahead and they were very very happy to accomodate us, without a wait! The service is always good and the food is really delicious! We go to Ruthie's as often as we can and we've never been disappointed!

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Houston, Texas
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76 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We were a large group and the service was cheerful and the food came out quickly. Everyone enjoyed their various meals. It was a little loud, as in hard to carry on a conversation. The restrooms were clean and the staff attentive. The margaritas were decent and overall we enjoyed the meal.

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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?