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Los Cucos Mexican Cafe

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4775 W Panther Creek Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77381-3592
(281) 296-2303
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Always Good

We have been going to this restaurant since it opened several years ago. The food is always good on occasion the service is not up to par. I love the Tex Mex fish dishes always fresh. The skinny margarita is great but not always consistent depending on the bar tender.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Tplayer
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The Woodlands, Texas
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49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been treating ourselves to Los Cucos since 2001, and we keep on going back for more. The service is excellent, and the food is consistently served hot and quick. Prices are very reasonable.

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Thank Mario V
The Woodlands, Texas
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48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going to this restaurant since it opened several years ago. The food is always good on occasion the service is not up to par. I love the Tex Mex fish dishes always fresh. The skinny margarita is great but not always consistent depending on the bar tender.

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Thank Tplayer
Houston, Texas
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Despite all the new Mexican food restaurants in the area, Los Cucos is still my favorite. Love the food, margs and the neighborhood feel to the place. Fajita beef quesadillas are full of meat and the stuffed avocado is my very favorite dish (can't order it every time to prevent coronary!). Service is good and friendly. Can't go wrong with... More 

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Crossett, Arkansas
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

Food wasn't all that great... Service was good.. The restaurant it's self was beautiful but food was awful! Clean place & great atmosphere.

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Thank Arkgirl725
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We stopped here on our way back to Dallas and it was amazing! They serve very big plates so make sure you go ready to eat!

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Thank ananymous203
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I like Los Cucos, but a complete update is overdue (waiters' uniforms, tableware and furniture) The food is generally good, except for 4th of July weekend when it was definitely not as good as usual, and everybody in my party did not feel well afterwards: too much MSG/Adobo? Hopefully they will correct this problem since we like this restaurant because... More 

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Thank NellaNello
The Woodlands, Texas
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136 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The place has the luxury of location and it's always busy. I'd have to candidly say it could stand some updating but I'm sure they don't feel compelled to do any because they don't have to. The food is good and the service at tables is excellent. Their take-out system is not great but is acceptable,

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Thank Shortknocer
The Woodlands, Texas
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169 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This place needs new furniture and a good cleaning. I remember when it first opened up (late 1990s) and it was the place to go if you wanted a good Mexican meal. Well, it looks like they still have the original furniture and fired the cleaning crew a decade ago. Don't look up unless you want to see ages of... More 

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Thank Sboll
Spring, Texas
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

This place was able to reserve me a table for 10 on a very crowded Friday night with short notice. It was my wife's birthday and it could not have been better. Service was awesome, friendly and first class all the way. Prices are very fair and the food was really good. Tamales were great. Chips and salsa were never... More 

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Thank Coachf72
usa
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297 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We came in the off hours for a late lunch and enjoyed delicious food and margaritas with excellent service. Our waiter was very pleasant and accommodating. They made us a beautiful salad that wasn't on the menu, and everything we ate was really tasty. Loved the salsa and thin, warm chips and the homemade tortillas that came with the fajitas.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4775 W Panther Creek Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77381-3592
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  The Woodlands
  • Phone Number: (281) 296-2303

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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