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#16 of 7,124 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neartown/ Montrose
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1602 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006-3728
+1 713-524-7744
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Jubail, Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently came here for bunch with some friends, after hearing that it is one of the best brunches in Houston. Definitely one of the better brunches I had. The brunch menu included something like 20 different dishes, all which were very flavorful, and fresh. The mimosas that we tried (especially the grapefruit) was wonderful. The only thing I would... More 

Thank Huy D
Columbus, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful ambiance and welcoming staff makes for a great first impression, then the fun really starts...cocktails are a specialty and they really know what they are doing. I have wanted to try two things for a long time and have not found a place that served them. Chapulinas turned out to be very tasty and I no longer have an... More 

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Houston, Texas
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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing's wrong with Tex-Mex food, as a matter of fact, we love it! But Hugo Ortega (Owner, along with his wife Tracey Vaught) came from Mexico years ago with a desire to cook the sort of Mexican food he'd eaten since birth. Shortcut long and very romantic story to present-day: Hugo does just this with his wife's support at their... More 

West Chester, Pennsylvania
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82 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When planning our trip to Houston we were advised by both locals and friends at home to eat at Hugo's. Hugo's did not disappoint! The Hugo Rita's were a smashing hit! The food was well prepared and very tasty. Our server was patient and kind with explanations. Be sure to make reservations. We were there on a Thursday night and... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had lunch at Hugo's in late December and the meal will remain in my memory as the best Mexican meal I have ever had. At lunch they offer 2 appetiser courses for $22 and, as I wanted to try as much as possible, I ordered 4 appetisers for my meal. My wife ordered the Chicken Enchilada.... More 

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Hugo's a number of time while visiting Houston and I can honestly say it is the best Mexican restaurant I have ever encountered. This is gourmet Mexican food like, I imagine, what you might find in a top restaurant in Mexico. I was there most recently for happy hour. I had several small plates, including terrific... More 

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Houston, Texas
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272 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably the best authentic and upscale Mexican restaurant in Houston, Been eating here for many years and it has never disappointed. The Sunday brunch buffet is my favorite: seafood enchilladas, poached egg over sweetened cornbread, slow cooked pork and beef brisket, delicate empanadas, and roasted root veg -- all wonderful, especially when topped off with desserts such as tres leeches,... More 

Thank marko18745
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great late lunch at the bar. We enjoyed the food, our fellow patrons and the highly attentive and personal service. Cool people, great neighborhood and the food + margaritas were terrific. Loved the fresh ceviche, and fresh rolled quesido with beef and mushrooms. Had a delicious pork dish from their starter menu...also wonderful. Even good coffee to end... More 

Thank BethinMinneapilis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Catfish tacos were fabulous but they give you ONLY 2! Listed as entre but really it's an appetizer. Still worth it! Killer margaritas.

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hugo's has an excellent - and growing - reputation among Houston diners looking for authentic upscale Mexican (as opposed to Tex-Mex) cuisine. For the most part, this is well deserved. We were in a group of six and shared most of the dishes, so I was able to sample a wider range of fare than normal. The highlights were the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $35
Mexican, Latin, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1602 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006-3728
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Neartown/ Montrose
  • Neighborhood: Neartown/ Montrose
  • Phone Number: +1 713-524-7744

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