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Pappasito's Cantina N Fwy

#286 of 7,143 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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15280 North Fwy, Houston, TX 77090-6306
+1 281-821-4500
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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161 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for lunch. The service was excellent and the food was just right. The decor and atmosphere is perfect for a nice leisurely meal. Darren our server went above and beyond for us. Their salsa is great not too spicy and is warm along with the chips.

Thank Texasgaltravel
Houston, Texas
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82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2017

I have eaten at MANY Pappasitos, and quite frankly, they are all the same. There is nothing really different from one restaurant to the other. The PROS behind Pappasitos is that their food in consistent; it rarely changes from day-to-day. The service is typically good, except when they are busy. But, they are always busy in my opinion. The CONS... More 

Thank txmmoore
Calgary, Canada
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108 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a chain style Tex mex theme. The restaurant is huge and has lots of seats through an open area. Downside is that it can get very loud especially with large groups as the drinks start flowing. Service was great, our waiter suggested we move to avoid a loud group, that was much appreciated. Our meals came out... More 

Thank TheDude1974
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

We always enjoy our dining experience at pappasito's! Today I just to acknowledge Zoie, our server, was absolutely wonderful! Attentive, great smile that matched her personality! Food was great, but really, when you have great service, the food is much better! Great job on employing terrific teams!

Thank Carole L
Kaysville, Utah, United States
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2017

With no notice, we called Pappasito's to make reservations for a group of 16 (including 6 children) for dinner. They were able to accodomate us. When we arrived, the table was ready in short order. The waiters introduced themselves and began getting drinks for all -- which they promptly kept full throughout the meal -- The food came quickly and... More 

Thank Aaron H
Bellingham, Washington
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360 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

We split an order of Fajitas and it was decent. The price was reasonable because it was on special that night. Service was very good. A friendly and efficient waitress. However, you still get the Pappasito's hard up-sell to try to get you to buy more stuff.

Thank Andrew S
Atlanta USA
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551 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Super atmosphere and staff - love this place - and the food - this is tex mex at its best - if you go here you must order the shrimp kebabs!

Thank Expattraveler100
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

I love this place, the food is beyond wonderful!! I really enjoy the shrimp wrapped around bacon and the salsa and chips. Thanks for being wonderful!!

1 Thank countrybutsexy
Yorktown, Virginia
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115 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Great place. Tex-Mex at its best! The Calamari is served with Shrimp - how fantastic! The Fajitas are to die. The atmosphere is family oriented or office party friendly. Great drinks too. Will visit many times again.

Thank MaceandMo
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Had a great meal with the family, service was prompt, friendly and the food was delicious. It was Hatch Chile time so I tried one of the chile cocktails, brilliant, well worth a try.

Thank Alan m

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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
$21 - $30
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15280 North Fwy, Houston, TX 77090-6306
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 281-821-4500

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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?