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La Lupita Mexican Cuisine & Bar

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20 Waterway Ave, The Woodlands, TX
832.510.2111
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice location - just regular food

It isn't Tex-Mex, but Mexican fare. But it was somewhat bland and mushy. I had a spicy shrimp dish which had some kind of watery red sauce which barely had any spice to it accompanied by some overcooked rice. So, the food is not bad, it is just okay. And it was pricy. Not a good combination... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2014
Anne T
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Spring, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

For people that really wants to eat real Mexican food go to la lupita. Unfortunately people is used to eat texmex food like "a quesadilla that looks like a pizza that's not a quesadilla" I guess thats why they have to close up the place. I'm Disappointed for the fact that people don't appreciate good food. So people let keep... More 

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New Middletown, Ohio
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27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Setting is beautiful beside the water but aside from that, I can't say anything nice. Food was bland. Never got a drink that my friend ordered. No kids meals. Wayyyyyyyyy overpriced. $42 for my 10-year-old and myself. The next time we will go to Taco Bell for Mexican food.

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Katy, Texas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Went with family and found the service average and food overpriced. 2 kids' meals, 3 sirloin taco plates, an appetizer and 5 soft drinks plus 15% gratuity = about $100.

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College Station, Texas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Never go here. Left an iphone there went back to get it and no one would admit to taking it. Asked to see the surveillance footage because they have multiple in the restaurant and they refused to show it to me. They employee thieves and to top it off the food is overpriced for what you get. I will never... More 

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Plainview, Texas
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Our family of 4 ate at La Lupita in The Woodlands, TX. From the first bite to the last each of us agreed that La Lupita was the best Mexican food we have ever had. The flavor combinations were fabulous. We ordered two Chili Rellenos meals, one Chicken Pablano Enchilada meal and one Barbacoa Taco meal. What a delight! When... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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27 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Location right on the water is great, service excellent however the kitchen and drinks are poor. Poor margarita and food is so so. . . . Nothing special and not really worth a visit.

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The woodlands,tx
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I don't know how this place is still in business. We walked in and it was HOT and balmy inside. We asked for the AC to be turned on. The chips came out COLD. Who serves cold chips? We ordered a margarita top shelf with Cazadores Tequila. When the $14 Rita's came out they came in a small glass and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We were staying at the mariott down the river and decided to try it out because of the nice setting. Oh how i terribly regret not having checked Yelp or tripadvisor before. The outdoor seating is unmatched, nice cool fans, great view. The food is another story, I ordered the pork tacos, and the fish tacos, the queso fundido and... More 

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Spring, Texas
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

It isn't Tex-Mex, but Mexican fare. But it was somewhat bland and mushy. I had a spicy shrimp dish which had some kind of watery red sauce which barely had any spice to it accompanied by some overcooked rice. So, the food is not bad, it is just okay. And it was pricy. Not a good combination - average quality... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

I've been back a few time since my last review and while a few bad ones have popped out and I have to say that each and every time my experience has been great. A couple of the visit had been with Mexican friends and they have confirmed this is the real deal, not the usual Tex-Mex. This place has... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 Waterway Ave, The Woodlands, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  The Woodlands
  • Phone Number: 832.510.2111

Price and Cuisine

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

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