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Tex-Chick

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Neartown/ Montrose
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican
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712 1/2 Fairview St, Houston, TX 77006-2806
(713) 528-4708
Today
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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St. Augustine, FL
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Authentic Puerto Rican cuisine. Very small, family restaurant in downtown Houston that has delicious food. Definitely will return next time I'm in Houston.

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Thank WasHungry
Jarrell, Texas
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227 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

The food is unequivocally delicious. The small dining room in a sketchy location did not really bother us. The food was fantastic, especially the mofongo, cubed pork (so crispy and yet moist!) and chicken stew. The steak and onions was a bit tough and dry, and the rice and beans a bit bland. The wait time was a bit lengthy,... More 

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Spring, Texas
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281 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

I loved the atmosphere and I felt like I was in The Caribbean the food was awesome. The owner is very nice and let me bring wine to The restaurant. The pork and chicken were great can't wait to go back.

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Thank Cece V
Slidell, Texas
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

First visited this restaurant in 1994-98, carefully and zealously tended by Don Teo and his wife who served the most delicious and freshly made PR home cooking you could taste away from home. I left Houston only to return and visit with my family and the my had the opportunity to taste the same flavor and home made personalized cooking... More 

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Thank ealic
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This place is AWESOME, The food is so yummyyy.. and the best part is the dessert Mmmmm.... 100% RECOMMEND!!!! :)

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Thank Isabel S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

A gem in Houston. Great puertorrican food, friendly atmosphere and now they are opening until 7-8pm. Perfect for dinner after a long day.

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Thank Deliamille P
Tomball, Texas
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

This is a small puertoriccan restaurant near downtown Houston. It only has 5 tables in it, so get ready to get to know your neighbor! Very friendly and the food was very good! It cost us $50 for a family of 4 to eat, but we enjoyed it tremendously!

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Thank flabrapal
Houston, Texas
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90 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

So after a 5 year absence to Houston, upon my arrival this trip, my first stop was Tex Chick Restaurant. This is postage stamp of a restaurant offering home cooked Puerto Rican food. It is small, 4 tables 4 chairs each. Homey, while you sit you can see your food being made at the kitchen which is right next to... More 

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Thank Rafael A
Houston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This is a small place for Puerto Rican food. MY friend and I ordered different things and both agreed it was good. I would visit again if I don't find anything else close by. Only problem is Parking.

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Thank Marvin K
Houston, Texas
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Having visited Puerto Rico may times, I was very happy to have this little place to satisfy my mofongo cravings. Problem is that lately the food is very greasy, leaving me with upset stomach every time I go. Please make better, I need a good mofongo provider nearby!

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Thank TexanGirl100

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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
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 712 1/2 Fairview St, Houston, TX 77006-2806
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Neartown/ Montrose
  • Neighborhood: Neartown/ Montrose
  • Phone Number: (713) 528-4708

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