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) #454 of 7,266 Restaurants in Houston $$ - $$$ Mexican, Latin
214 Fairview Ave, Houston, TX 77006-3163
+1 713-942-0000
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
214 Fairview Ave, Houston, TX 77006-3163
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It might not look like a fancy place for its price, but the food is delectable and different from the other Mexican joints.Their margaritas are trendy and worthy. The reception was as well warm and inviting. Would recommend a visit.

Thank Khushboo_Golyan
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Best authentic Mexican dishes we have had in the states. The food was really good and fresh. The margaritas are good and they only use top shelf tequila, the prices are a little high for what you are ordering, but the quality is very high....More

Thank Jesseebaez
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was slow and the food was terrible - I ordered the green soup - it was luke warm, tasteless and had no chicken (unlike the photo I saw on line). There were 5 people in our group, noone enjoyed what they ordered. We...More

Thank J20ELA111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Normally, this place opens at 11 am. But because it was already hot and lots of people were waiting, the owner opened at 10:45 am. I sat at the bar and had 3 young men waiting on me. As usual, the food was good and...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another place on our hit list to visit was Cuchara Restaurant. After doing some research on the net we conclude they had some good margaritas and they didn’t disappoint. The décor is very nice and bright. Also the service here was awesome, the barman even...More

Thank travelrocksourworld
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can find lots of Tex Mex in Houston but if you want really good authentic Tex Mex then this is the place to go. Really good Tacos, I loved the Spicy Lamb Soup.

Thank Timadams84
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a wonderful Mexico City style restaurant with tasty dishes in the Midtown section of Houston. It's clean, open, with outside dining areas as well. Different than Tex-Mex to be sure. Utilizing the flavors of Mexico that come through the food. Four of us...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

Everything was good except the Pazole soup had too much garlic and bay leave flavor which took away from other flavors of the soup. It was busy so we had to repeat our requests for water refills and we never got our refill request for...More

Thank Kathy W
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Cuchara is a Mexico City Fonda where you don't need to grab a flight or carry your passport to step into culinary heaven. You can also pay in Dollars and keep your fiberglass 20 Peso bills at home. The location is nicely decorated in a...More

1  Thank SuitcaseLawyer
Reviewed February 26, 2017

My friend loves this place and he took me. Wow I kept it simple this time and had the enchiladas campesino. My friend had the puzzle. They had many egg dishes and the chilaquiles looked great. The Margaritas may be the best I have had...More

1  Thank Malachy F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 Fairview Ave, Houston, TX 77006-3163
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-942-0000
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