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Mama Ninfa's

8553 Gulf Fwy, Houston, TX 77017-5055
+1 713-943-3183
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“fajitas” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8553 Gulf Fwy, Houston, TX 77017-5055
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Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

After being on a cruise for a week, we were in need of a serious Mexican food fix, our hotel shuttle driver recommended Ninfa’s, near our hotel. The food was excellent, highly recommend the mango margarita, too! The owner Alvaro, stopped by, to make sure...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank tngbass
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

After a tough day on Southwest airlines, we were stuck in Houston overnight. We were referred to Ninfas for dinner from the outstanding team at the Marriott courtyard nearby. It was excellent food - local and fresh. Michael was our server and took great care...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank C3665QBmaryh
Reviewed October 20, 2018

First and foremost, Ninfa's comes in between the "cheapy" Mexican food and the "Mexican Cuisine" crowd. I'm not saying you have to moderate your expectations in any way but know that for $10.99 a plate, you're not getting cuisine or hoity-toity food. What you are...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank condorchristi
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

It’s rare that we go to Ninfa’s as there are other options closer, Pappasito, Gringo’s. However Ninfa’s is so worth the trip. Really cool ambiance, food and service equal to the best we’ve ever had!!! GO! ENJOY!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 835georgeb
Reviewed June 28, 2018

I was here for a business dinner on a Sunday night and the place was packed. The chips and salsa were good and our meals were even better. Being the home of the fajita, that's what I went with for dinner. It was very good...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank HolyCityTravelers
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our lunch here yesterday. Great caldo with fresh chicken. I loved the interior decoration! Amazing service too!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank KarenG98
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

I came here for the first time tonight and the food was amazing. We had Louis as our server and he was so attentive and caring. I will definitely come back and as for him and the chimi with chicken!!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Odhie F
Reviewed March 25, 2018

Warm and friendly service was very appreciated. Great food! We got the Queso Flameado and it was a delight! Margaritas were good and priced right for happy hour. The Carne Asada was amazing! Churro beans were great. Salsa was good too. The second night I...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank kate2003
Reviewed March 20, 2018

The food was very good. The portions were large. The prices were very reasonable. It was authentic mexican food.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Jesse J
Reviewed January 30, 2018

We were sat right away with Nicole being our waittress. She was very good and attentive but not too attentive. She kept making sure the water and diet coke was full. Food did not take long. Lots of good tv's in the restaurant. Food was...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Clinton1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8553 Gulf Fwy, Houston, TX 77017-5055
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-943-3183
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