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Merida Mexican Restaurant

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2509 Navigation Blvd, Houston, TX 77003-1512
(713) 227-0260
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Tomball
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is down the street from a famous original Mexican restaurant. I've had both and can BY FAR recommend Merida over Ninfa's. What a great place. The salsa was fresh and tasty. The chips were crisp. I had the Merida special so that I could try 3 different items. The pork was by far the best. The food was... More 

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Thank RachelDG
Anahuac, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Their Panucho and empanada are just a few of their marinated pulled pork entrees. They are served with black beans and pickled onions that are crisp and refreshing. This Mexican food is quite different from your typical Tex-Mex, and so much better! Give it a try!

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Thank shericsr
Minot, North Dakota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

So, my family and l had lunch in Meridas today. I asked for a beef soup and it didn't have flavor at all. The meat in the soup was horrible. The other dishes weren't good. The only good thing was that they have a Santa you can take pictures with

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Thank Fannifa
Austin, Texas
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42 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Merida is a long-standing East End restaurant focusing on Yucatan cuisine. While the menu does have its share of Tex-Mex standards, the Yucatan dishes are the most flavorful and memorable at the restaurant. In particular, the cochinita pibil is very good, as are the black beans and rice it's served with. This is my go-to order at Merida. Additionally, the... More 

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Thank Michael M
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

I really love going here for breakfast. It taste home cooked! The wait staff once you are a regular will stop by your table just to say hello!!

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Thank themoneman1987
Pasadena, TX
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I have been eating at Merida's since the 70's. My grandparents who lived in the East End off Navigation first took me there. Now this food is very good but not quite as good as my grandmother's (of course, grandma's is always better). Whenever I am in the area and it's lunch time; Merida's is the place to go. It... More 

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Thank Justboppingon
Sugar Land, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We have been returning to Merida for many, many years and we driving in from Sugar Land when we crave a real Mexican style breakfast. So, my request for Mother's Day breakfast was Merida! I had the Huevos Rancheros and my husband had the chorizo con huevos, which were both delicious. Their flour tortillas reminded me of the ones my... More 

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La Porte, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We had been wanting to check this restaurant for awhile to try their traditional Mexican food. Well, happy to say we were not disappointed. The traditional food was excellent and so was the tex-mex food. They have a extensive menu with some items not found in other Mexican restaurants. Margaritas are great and the service was very good. We highly... More 

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Thank Ted R
Big Lake, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The service at Merida's was excellent they kept checking in on us to make sure the food was good and to see if we needed anymore chips and salsa. The food was excellent as well. I don't remember what the name of my food was, but it was like a pulled pork taco. It had been marinating for a while... More 

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Thank Husker_0913
Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Interesting décor. I had the empanadas & cochita pibil along with a margarita and was pleasantly surprised of the taste of the meal and drink. Despite my constant questioning of the menu, the server, Hugo, was helpful & pleasant in which ranks high in my books. Because of this outstanding experience, I will be a repeat customer.

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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $8
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2509 Navigation Blvd, Houston, TX 77003-1512
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: (713) 227-0260

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