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Pappasito's Cantina

#90 of 7,025 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern
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3950 S Terminal Rd, Houston, TX 77032
(281) 821-2266
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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74 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Place is okay, nothing to brag about. Tex-mex for sure... Ordered the chicken flautas, i must admit they were better than i had expected for sure, chicken was good and tender, portions were large... Ordered a Margarita this was not so great, too much sweet and sour, thing was sweet and bitter all at the same time. stick to a... More 

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Thank Alex S
England, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Pappasito's Cantina serves unpretentious, tasty Tex-Mex fare. I tucked into a Breakfast Burrito prepared with spicy sausage and was impressed by the texture of the burrito, the flavour of the filling and the friendliness of the staff member who served me.

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Thank Stuart F
Chicago, Illinois
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1,695 reviews
1,327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 323 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Pappasito's Cantino which is located in Terminal E, adjacent to Gate E2, was a great place to get a quick snack and a drink when we were on a layover between flights at IAH. Service was excellent.

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Thank Allen21096
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255 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

I have to admit that I only went there for the tres leches cake as it was recommended to me. The cake was ok, but from my perspective, not as moist as it should be in the inside and it had too much whipped cream on top... The rest of the food did not so nice....and I'd rather took something... More 

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Thank Silvia E
Mission, Texas
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128 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Mexican Cuisine less grease! The Chicken Enchiladas were mouthwatering with its sour cream cheese sauce, very unique. I always have a good meal at Papp's.

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Thank Mike D
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111 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

So I feel badly giving a poor review. The service was friendly and speedy. But we were disappointed that every little thing was an add-on with additional cost. Our meal was $50 for 2 people. WAY more than we expected. And the food was kind of greasy, made me super nauseous and I ended up throwing out enough food that... More 

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Thank Jessica T
Stillwater Ok
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

I never miss the chance to grab breakfast or lunch when at Hobby between flights. Happy smiling service and fantastic food. Keep up the great work!!

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Thank Low49chevy
Abuja
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Rarely am I rendered speechless and overwhelmed. Pappasitos did that to me. I thought to myself, I cant come to Houston and not eat Mexican(closest I've ever been to Mexico, hey!) So my friend comes over and takes me to Pappasitos. I gorged myself on the tortilla chips with three types of dipping, all delicious. I had little warning about... More 

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Thank TillISing
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Pappasito's Cantina was good for a quick snack and drink while waiting for our flight. The service was excellent.

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Thank Phil P
Houston, Texas
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105 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Texas has a way of making high end mexican cuisine seem like it's a standard...It's weird...It's good food, but I wouldn't say it's worth the price tag.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 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
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3950 S Terminal Rd, Houston, TX 77032
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: (281) 821-2266
  • This restaurant is at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (after security)

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