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Jimmy Changas

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5144 Center Street, Pasadena, TX 77505
713-575-2700
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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

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 6
    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
Most recent review
Sunday meal

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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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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30 helpful votes 30 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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Top Contributor
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50 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
34 helpful votes 34 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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Beverly, Massachusetts
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74 reviews 74 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Seriously, I was really unsure whether this place would be worth it. It was recommended by a coworker and upon arrival could tell this was a chain. It didn't matter one bit. The food was delicious. I have to say that the fish tacos were some of the best I've ever had. Wish I had room for the free ice... More 

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Houston, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Love this place and this particular location has a good supply of friendly and efficient wait staff. The Happy Hour Rita's are delicious and a great bargain and the food is always good. The patio has a great vibe during happy hour.

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Deer Park, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I had the best dinner at Jimmy Changa's: Chicken Marisco- Yumm The Chips are not greasy, the service was great and the food very very good. Yes it does get very crowded there- duh- because it is good. I have also had the Ahi Tuna salad and it is excellent. My brother in law had another Chicken dish I think... More 

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Pasadena, Texas, USA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Some of the best Tex/Mex food in the area, as indicated by the normal long lines at the busy time. They have good service when you can get a table, and great drinks and food. Only complaint is that its popular. Good value, and great food. Just pick a "off" time so the wait isn't so long.

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Went early on a Friday evening got seated with in about 15 mins. Food was ok not the best just ok. Server was slow and thought the prices where a little for the quality of food. You pay for the atmosphere not the food.

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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?