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#1,073 of 4,850 Restaurants in Houston


Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed November 3, 2019

My order was ready when i arrived the lady was very nice, the restaurant was clean and nice music was playing we have had Dinner in side before this time we took it home.Enjoyed the every food every time.Thank You

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed March 18, 2019

I have eaten at El Gallo for over 30 years. When my daughter comes to town that is the must go place. The food is always good and the waitstaff friendly. Only rec. would be to do something with the bathrooms.

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed January 22, 2019

El Gallo is our place we head for Mexican. Their staff is friendly and the food has always been good. Try the Tex-Mex Especial.

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant's food was good. The service was ok But the restrooms need some Handicap bars ! This is THE LAW!! The toilets are very low and a handicap person cannot get up!! Thanks!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed March 13, 2018

My aunt has been coming here for years. The food was plentiful and hot. The queso is amazing. Normally when rice comes with the meal I skip it, this rice was fantastic. Definitely worth seeking out in a sea of restaurants.

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed June 8, 2017

Where do I start... The salsa is the worst I've ever had at a Mexican Restaurant and is very bland. The service is often not up to par. The entrees are good, but nothing to write home about. Honestly I wouldn't recommend going to this...restaurant given the alternatives around town. There are plenty other restaurants that top this place for a good value. The few positives of this restaurant: good drinks, great queso, and the tortilla soup is very tasty.More

Date of visit: August 2016
Reviewed January 13, 2017

My friends and I love this Mexican restaurant. The food has not been sitting under a heat lamp with the tortillas getting all stiff and crusty and the rice crunchy. The food tastes and looks as though it has been fully prepared just for you....I can never get enough of their enchiladas...and I never leave a bite on the plate. Their sauces are perfection. Texas has more Mexican restaurants than you can shake a stick at but El Gallo is at the top of my list. In fact since I first ate there 2 years ago, I have never gone to another Mexican restaurant...it just isn't worth it when with El Gallo I know excellence reigns!More

Date of visit: October 2016
Reviewed September 21, 2016

I am always happy with my food here. Old Spring Branch original now on Gessner. Loved the owners.. they were the nicest! Cheese enchiladas, tamales, the very best! A great special lunch menu. Try it you will like it...9/22/Foodie

Date of visit: September 2016
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I used to come here often and enjoyed it. Over the years we have found other Mexican Restaurants that appealed to us a little more. We decided to try El Gallo again the other day and was a little disappointed with the...service. Maybe we just caught the waiter on a bad day, but he was very cold which is not how it was years ago. The food was okay,but I will not be returning. The best thing about El Gallo is their queso.More

Date of visit: August 2016
Reviewed February 5, 2016

After many years of experimentation, I've found a Tex-Mex venue worthy of my presence. Fast, friendly service....excellent lunch specials....tasty foods.

Date of visit: February 2016
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Frequently Asked Questions about El Gallo Mexican Restaurant Jones Rd

Yes, El Gallo Mexican Restaurant Jones Rd offers takeout services.

El Gallo Mexican Restaurant Jones Rd is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5