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Pappy's Cafe

#422 of 7,241 Restaurants in Houston}
$$ - $$$American, ,
9041 Katy Fwy, 1/2 Block East of Campbell Road, Houston, TX 77024-1601
+1 713-827-1811
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Closes in 12 min
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
9041 Katy Fwy, 1/2 Block East of Campbell Road, Houston, TX 77024-1601
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Had a great time. Excellent service and my favorite restaurant! Pappy's is the best! Love all the food they serve here! :)

Thank ffdennis
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

A little bit of southern comfort and tex mex is what at you'll get at this great little interstate side road stop. From fall off the bone ribs to a great homemade burger you can't miss.

Thank Bradley O
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Plain and simple comfort food that is worth the drive. BIG chicken fried steak, reasonable prices and dang good food. Yes they are moving with no new known location. Eat there!!

Thank BWB77024
Reviewed March 1, 2017

We have been going to Pappy's as a staple for almost 20 years. This place is as close to Cheers (Norm!) as you will find in Houston. Some of the staff have been there for as long as we have been going. The owners seem...More

Thank Rooter52
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

The food it's excellent and service too. Quesadilla with fajita a very tasty plate. Quick service, just in the morning during weekend it might be a bit slow but it's understandable since the place it's packed.

Thank Rogelio L
Reviewed December 26, 2016

Been going to Pappy's a really long time since my kids were little - they are now 38 and 35 and we are taking the young grandkids now successfully. Nice adult menu, small kids menu with the typical kids food, and a bar. They have...More

Thank zinniaqueen
Reviewed November 19, 2016

Many places stumble when they have a menu as large and varied as Pappy's, but this established Katy Fwy. cafe delivers well on its promise of "Texas Comfort Food" no matter what you order. Add a full bar with a {slightly} above average beer selection,...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed November 2, 2016

This year Pappy's has become a regular stop. I particularly like the salmon and chicken tenders (good honey mustard) and any dish with their cream gravy(I think they use lard, yum). The stuffed jalapeños are tasty. I get a chicken tender salad when I want...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Been coming to Pappy's a few times a month for the past 15 years. You can always count on good comfort food and friendly service. The fried shrimp basket is huge and yummy. The grilled chicken salad is super tasty as well. Try and save...More

Thank mbohreer
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

The locals who know this place love this place. I stop by every time I can. First time trying the shrimp enchiladas, they were amazing! With a crawfish bisque. Oh yeah. And they're pushing cheesecake today. Hmmm....

Thank tjgeorge13000
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9041 Katy Fwy, 1/2 Block East of Campbell Road, Houston, TX 77024-1601
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-827-1811
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