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Kiko's Mexican Food Restaurant

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5514 Everhart Rd, Corpus Christi, TX 78411-4903
361- 991-1211
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Takeout
Description: Most recipes have been handed down to us from our families who have lived...
Most recipes have been handed down to us from our families who have lived in Corpus Christi most of their lives. We offer breakfast, lunch and dinner along with an array of mixed beverages. Please visit our menu section for details and pricing. Stop by the Papalote Bar and enjoy daily specials. Also our menu has been voted “Best of the Best” Mexican Food for the past twelve years.
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Visitor rating
  • 80
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 23
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Different ... but good

We asked some friends from Corpus where we should eat when we visit ... they said Kiko's. We were surprised with their take on Tex-Mex ... some traditional and some not so traditional. Good food and enjoyed the decor. Stop by and enjoy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
Thomas W
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Wilkes Barre
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Puyallup, Washington, United States
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Whatever time you come in - breakfast, lunch, or dinner, you will surely get the tex-mex food you have been searching for. It's a family owned business; you will not be disappointed with the quality of service you get. Can't ever get enough of the margaritas and the fresh homemade flour tortillas!

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I live not too far from the restaurant. I sometimes get a craving for tex mex food and don't feel like cooking or friends will want to stop by after work or for a party., I cringe any time I go even though the food is decent. Many many tears ago when I was single I went by to pick... More 

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Marcus B, Owner at Kiko's Mexican Food Restaurant, responded to this review

Sounds like you have medical issues with you getting bloated every single time you come.... See a doctor! With that being said, you can get a child/senior plate for an adult price... Or, order ala carte. Hope that helps... All the best, Marcus, Owner More 

Wilkes Barre
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We asked some friends from Corpus where we should eat when we visit ... they said Kiko's. We were surprised with their take on Tex-Mex ... some traditional and some not so traditional. Good food and enjoyed the decor. Stop by and enjoy.

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Marcus B, Owner at Kiko's Mexican Food Restaurant, responded to this review

Thomas, I'm so glad your friends sent you our way! I appreciate your compliments on both our menu and our food. I hope we'll see you again soon! Until next time, Marcus Owner More 

Corpus Christi, Texas
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

In a city full of good Mexican food restaurants Kiko's stands out. Kiko's has been in business in Corpus Christi for nearly 40 years and is owned and operated by the Barrera Family. Kiko's is characterized by plentiful, well prepared traditional Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes. Particularly well known for their breakfasts, Kiko's has become a regular morning meeting place for... More 

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Marcus B, Owner at Kiko's Mexican Food Restaurant, responded to this review

We appreciate you helping to spread the word about us, and we're thrilled that you've enjoyed coming here over the years! We'd love to have you back for another meal (breakfast or otherwise!) anytime, so I hope you'll swing by soon. All the best, Marcus, Owner More 

Corpus Christi, Texas
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We went on a Thursday night and they had their Margaritas for $1.00 and they were good. We ordered a carne guisada flour taquito and a fajita steak flour taquito and they were both excellent and served a generous portion of meat in each taquito. My husband who wasn't sold on Kikos is now sold especially because of the steak... More 

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Marcus B, Owner at Kiko's Mexican Food Restaurant, responded to this review

So glad you could join us for some dollar margaritas and tasty fajitas! Sounds like you and your husband both enjoyed your visit thoroughly, and we can't wait to welcome you back. Hope it's very soon! All the best, Marcus, Owner More 

Level Contributor
21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I have eaten at Kiko's a few times now after friends recommending eating here. On all occasions, the food was outstanding and the employees were friendly and professional. This has since become my favorite Mexican food restaurant.

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Marcus B, Owner at Kiko's Mexican Food Restaurant, responded to this review

So glad your meals with us have been so outstanding, Travis -- and happy to hear that you have such great friends who steered you our way in the first place! It means a lot to know that we're your go-to Mexican food place in town, and I look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Take care, Marcus, Owner More 

Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Best of The Best in Corpus Christi for authentic Mexican food! From the mixed fajita dinner for two to four, which is both tasty and a great value, to the green chicken enchiladas, every dish is prepared to perfection. They also serve chips and salsa before the meal, and chips are both corn or can be flour, yummy! Be... More 

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Marcus B, Owner at Kiko's Mexican Food Restaurant, responded to this review

The best of the best? Wow! That's certainly high praise -- I appreciate it! Sounds like you've gotten a chance to try a variety of dishes on our menu, which is always wonderful news. Hope we can welcome you back for more very soon! All the best, Marcus, Owner More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I was looking for Mexican Food in Corpus Christi, not a chain restaurant that I can eat at when home. Kiko's was recommended as the place to try and it was worth the trip. Enjoyed the Enchilada Trio, chips and salsa, and the happy hour offering, along with good service and comfortable atmosphere.

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Marcus B, Owner at Kiko's Mexican Food Restaurant, responded to this review

It's beyond exciting to see this great review, Dave! Glad you appreciated our takes on Mexican food classics, and I hope you'll join us again the next time you travel our way from Pittsburgh. All the best, Marcus, Owner More 

Corpus Christi, Texas
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I quit eating here entirely. The food is mediocre; calling it a "Mexican Food Restaurant" is being generous; mostly, it seems tailored to aging locals who think taco salad in fluted tortillas a mark of sophistication in the Tex-Mex game. I could name at least four other "Mexican food restaurants" in Corpus Christi with vastly superior fare. Now that the... More 

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Marcus B, Owner at Kiko's Mexican Food Restaurant, responded to this review

Well, I'm sure you can understand how disappointing it is to read this review, especially when it sounds like you've dined with us a number of times over the years. Obviously, we make everything from scratch and scratch is as affordable as can be. If you're ever dissatisfied with a certain dish, I urge you to bring it to the... More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

We vacation C.C every year and look forward to coming to Kikos . The food, service and drinks are great. Can't wait to come again July 2015

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Marcus B, Owner at Kiko's Mexican Food Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm so excited to hear that our place is your go-to when you head out to Corpus, Crystal! (Your name is pretty perfect in the context of this review, by the way. Must be a sign!) We can't wait to see you again in July! All the best, Marcus, Owner More 

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Additional Information about Kiko's Mexican Food Restaurant

Address: 5514 Everhart Rd, Corpus Christi, TX 78411-4903
Phone Number: 361- 991-1211
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5514 Everhart Rd, Corpus Christi, TX 78411-4903
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: 361- 991-1211

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

Description

Most recipes have been handed down to us from our families who have lived in Corpus Christi most of their lives. We offer breakfast, lunch and dinner along with an array of mixed beverages. Please visit our menu section for details and pricing. Stop by the Papalote Bar and enjoy daily specials. Also our menu has been voted “Best of the Best” Mexican Food for the past twelve years.
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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