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Jimmy Changas

5144 Center Street, Pasadena, TX 77505
713-575-2700
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Ranked #1 of 185 Restaurants in Pasadena
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Sep 6, 2014
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Went there the food is like casa ole only more $$$ jimmy chanagas ,gringos johnny tamale are all tex mex not real mex food u want real mex food go to EL JARDIN on navaigation or google el jardin trust me you wont be sorry

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Galveston
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Very good staff at the bar. Excellent margaritas and only had appetizers but they were good! Atmosphere is really nice, especially in the winter months with the waterfall lit up.

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Pasadena, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Introduced my daughters to Jimmy Changas and this is the only Mexican food we go to when they come into town. Their selection of plates is tops and no matter what we order, we are always happy. I don't know of anyone of us that has ever been disappointed. Lots of food for the money and the quality is superb.

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Yorktown Hts, NY
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We enjoyed delicious food. Our waiter Jacob was very personable and attentive. one of us has a shrimp taco,another had a shrimp fajita, another had a combo plate with a cup of poblano soup. We will definitely return.

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Menasha, Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

I definitely would have gave this restaurant a five if only I didn't spot the main head manager stick his finger in another coworkers ear usually when working with food or eating in a restaurant I wouldn't expect that is very unsanitary but other than that I would say the food was 100% real hot amazing tasty I am definitely... More

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Trussville, Alabama
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74 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Passing through on the way to Galveston. A couple of miles off the toll road but worth the trip! You think you've gotten lost and then pops up this oasis, Jimmy Changas! Wait was about 40 minutes on Friday night. Several large crowds but they can handle it. I will say I was a little nervous about the fried avocado... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Took a couple of work colleagues for lunch here. Quick service, huge Texas portions and three different dishes all of which were very good. Not haute cuisine and never will be, but decent food at a good price. Well satisfied

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albion mi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Seems like all we did on our vacation was eat ! We came here with our whole family, 17 of us. THe service was excellent, never had to ask for a refill, the food really good! I had the fried avocado, Excellent. I never thought I would eat a hot avocado~ awesome. Def would go back again!

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Senior Contributor
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22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Waited 40 minutes for a table on Friday night; figured it would be longer. Service was slow and spotty. Drinks were good, so were chips and salsa. Food was industrial Tex-mex, nothing fancy and no better or worse than say On the Border. If you order some combo plates, you get two servings: one "cold" and one "hot". Confusing if... More

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I love this place! The entrees are large, the drinks are fantastic, and the wait staff are very friendly. It seems that some restaurants attempt to save money by skimping on the portion size. When you order fajitas at this place, you get plenty. There's a little playground and waterfall in the front for the kids. I'd suggest trying to... More

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