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Jimmy Changas

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5144 Center Street, Pasadena, TX 77505
713-575-2700
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Today
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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Always great food!

Always....great food and with top-notch friendly service! They give you so much food that you will want to bring home the leftovers. Bowl of soup is giant! Playground for the kids, too!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Diane F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Always....great food and with top-notch friendly service! They give you so much food that you will want to bring home the leftovers. Bowl of soup is giant! Playground for the kids, too!

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Pasadena, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We have a lot of excellent Tex-Mex restaurants in the area, so Jimmy Changas faces some tough competition. For instance, My wife to be loves El Tiempo, my favorite is Papasitos, and my grandson always insists on Jimmy Changas. Price-wise, Jimmy Changas is the least expensive, but that affects taste, quality, and ingredients. JC has a children's playground - ours... More 

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Plano, Texas
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138 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

Had a business lunch here! Service and food were very good. My party enjoyed there lunch. I would come back when I am back in the area. Thanks

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La Porte, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A group of seniors from La Porte who dine out once a month, we are always looking for a place that accommodate From 8-15 or so at opening. Todays trip to Gringo's upscale cousin or brother was excellent. We have a very differing group of folks when it comes to lunch and the menu at Jimmy's was wide and substantial.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

We came here for lunch. The steak fajitas are lovely. My son had a burger that looked really nice. Service was excellent. Nothing I can find to complain about. I would definitely go out of my way to go back there.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Stopped in after church on Sunday. Not very crowded but service was slow. The fish tacos are very good & plentiful. Ate only half my serving. Brought the rest of the meal home to my husband. The food traveled well & was still quite tasty when I got it home. Everyone enjoyed their entres but the noise level can put... More 

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New York
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28 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Watch out that you don't eat your weight in crispy chips and salsa before your meal arrives--it is tempting--the green sauce in particular is irresistible. Save yourself in order to leave room for the ahi tuna salad. It is divine.

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League City, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I was disappointed, we picked up the grandbabies and decided to go to Jimmy Changas so that the kids could play outside. The play area had that urine smell so bad that we had to pull them out of there early. After washing them down we were seated. Server seemed annoyed and wanted to get rid of us asap. We... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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101 reviews 101 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Portions in this place were excellent. I loved the ice cream (not that it's special, but it's a great way to end a meal). We had all sorts of appetizers and entrees. We'd definitely come back here.

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La Porte, Texas
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87 reviews 87 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My family loves eating at Jimmy Changas./ the food is great and the atmosphere is great. We tend to go at off times to avoid the wait. It is a little pricey so just be aware of that.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5144 Center Street, Pasadena, TX 77505
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: 713-575-2700

Price and Cuisine

  • 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?