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Armandos

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PRICE RANGE
$20 - $40
CUISINES
Mexican
Meals
Dinner
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APPETIZERS​
small 5
large 9
Chili con queso
Traditional cheese dip with green chiles and chopped tomato
small 7
large 12
Guacamole
Fresh avocado mixed with onions and cilantro
small (3 tortillas 9
large (5 tortillas) 15
Queso Flameado
Homemade flour tortillas with mozzarella cheese and a choice of sauteed vegetables or chorizo
10
Empanadas
Choice of pulled pork, picadillo, or chicken mole each served with verde salsa
14
Tuna Tartare Tacos
Tuna tartare served in a crispy wonton shell, with creamy avocado topped with spicy sriracha sauce
14
The Mixta
Four​ pieces each of steak nachos, cheese quesadillas and chicken flautas served with spicy jalapeno sauce
16
Ceviche
Fresh tilapia and shrimp mixed with pico de gallo and green olives, tossed with lime juice
16
Shrimp Cocktail
Shrimp and avocado tossed in a spicy cocktail sauce
18
Chipotle Crab Cake
Crab meat mixed with chopped poblano and red bell peppers, coated with panko bread crumbs, served with chipotle sauce and lemon butter
SOUPS AND SALADS​
small 6
large 9
Tortilla Soup
Light chicken broth with shredded chicken, diced tomatoes, corn, cheese, topped with tortilla strips and avocado
10
starter size 6
chicken +6
shrimp +9
Caesar Salad
Traditional homemade caesar dressing tossed with fresh romaine lettuce, topped with spicy pepitas, parmesan crisps, and fresh shaved parmesan
12
starter size 8
Palace Salad
Mixed​ baby greens with goat cheese, pine nuts, sundried tomatoes with a side of tangy balsamic vinaigrette
12
Wedge Salad
Crisp iceberg lettuce with roasted spiced pepitos, bacon, chopped red onion, crumbled blue cheese and tomato drizzled with chipotle blue cheese dressing
ground beef 15
chicken 16
steak 17
Taco Salad
Romaine lettuce, avocado, tomatoes, roasted corn, red onion, cheese, white rice and black beans with your choice of meat and served in a crispy flour tortilla shell with a side of sour cream and salsa
18
Salmon Salad
Romaine lettuce and spinach tossed with white balsamic vinaigrette topped with 4oz. of grilled salmon, grilled pineapple, pico de gallo and red onion
TEX-MEX CLASSICS​
12
chicken 14
steak 16
Quesadilla cheese
homemade flour tortillas filled with mozzarella cheese, served with guacamole, sour cream, and pico de gallo
ground beef 12
chicken 14
steak 16
Nachos
Fresh made corn chips topped with beans, mozzarella and cheddar cheeses and your choice of meat, served with pickled jalapenos, guacamole and sour cream on the side
All of the following entrees are served with Mexican rice and twice refried beans.
ground beef 12
chicken 14
steak 16
Crispy Tacos
Three crispy corn tortillas filled with your choice of chicken, steak, or ground beef topped with lettuce, tomato and cheeses
guacamole 12
chicken 14
steak 16
Chalupa
Lightly fried corn tortilla topped with refried beans, lettuce, tomato, and cheeses with your choice of guacamole, chicken, or steak and finished with guacamole and sour cream
14
Flautas
Two large corn tortillas rolled with chicken, lightly fried and finished with sour cream and guacamole
14
Panchita
Homemade flour tortilla deep fried and covered in our famous twice refried beans, pulled chicken, white cheese, and topped with lettuce, tomato, guacamole and sour cream
16
Lulu’s
One​ cheddar cheese enchilada and two chicken or beef tacos al carbon served with chili con queso, guacamole, and mixed chopped onions and cilantro
18
Mandito’s
One cheddar cheese enchilada, one crispy taco, and chicken or beef fajita served over grilled onions
18
Flaco’s
Two pork tamales and a crispy ground beef taco served with a side of warm verde salsa
ENCHILADAS​
All of the following entrees are served with Mexican rice and twice refried beans.
verde 15
ranchera 15
mole 17
Chicken Enchiladas
Three corn tortillas rolled with chicken topped with your choice of verde, ranchera or mole sauce
15
Cheese Enchiladas
Three corn tortillas rolled with cheddar cheese and topped with chili con carne sauce
16
Spinach Enchiladas
Two corn tortillas rolled with sauteed spinach and topped with mozzarella cheese, creamy leek sauce and garnished with julienne vegetables and almonds
18
Crab Enchiladas
Two corn tortillas rolled with lump crab meat and cheese, topped with mozzarella cheese and a creamy lobster sauce
35
Lobster Enchiladas
Two corn tortillas rolled with lobster meat and cheese, topped with mozzarella cheese and a creamy lobster sauce
24
Ribeye Enchiladas
8oz. fresh cut boneless ribeye cooked to perfection served with two cheddar cheese enchiladas topped with chili con carne sauce
SEAFOOD​
16
Grilled Tilapia
8oz. filet of fresh blackened tilapia served over white rice and black beans, peppers, topped with guacamole and pico de gallo
18
Spinach tortilla 0
corn tortilla 0
Fish Tacos
Spinach or homemade corn tortillas with fresh grilled tilapia, avocado, cabbage, cheeses and pickled jalapeño aioli sauce, served with gallo pinto and pico de gallo
25
Grilled Snapper
8oz. filet of grilled fresh red snapper served on sizzling skillet with grilled onions, peppers, and tomato and accompanied by fresh flour tortillas, mexican rice and refried beans
28
Grilled Salmon
8oz. north atlantic salmon filet served over bed of sautéed spinach with lemon butter sauce
32
Chilean Sea Bass
6oz. filet of fresh pan seared chilean sea bass served over bed of sauteed spinach and accompanied by a pineapple salsa
35
Lobster Tail
8-10oz. lobster tail seasoned and broiled to perfection
CARNE​
16
Carne Guisada
Tex-mex​ stew with beef tenderloin tips slow simmered and served in a thick gravy sauce, served with a side of mexican rice and refried beans and your choice of corn or flour tortillas
18
Tacos de Carnitas
Slow cooked marinated pork mixed with fresh cilantro, onions, and chunks of avocado, served as three tacos al carbon in flour tortillas with a side of green sauce and chili con queso
22
New York Strip
12oz. black angus grilled to order served with french fries and chipotle mayonnaise
32
Mini Surf & Turf
4oz. filet mignon, one crab cake, and a jumbo gulf shrimp served with fresh sauteed spinach and finished with white wine lemon butter
35
Lamb Chops
australian baby lamb chop served with rosemary roasted potatoes and fresh sauteed spinach with a side of mint jelly
All of the following are served with fresh flour tortillas, Mexican rice and twice refried beans.
chicken 18
steak 19
shrimp 20
mixta (all 3) 27
Corn Tortilla 0
Flour Tortilla 0
Fajitas
18
Grilled Chicken Breast
8oz. fresh chicken breast grilled to perfection
32
Corn 0
Flour 0
Beef Kebobs
8oz. of beef tenderloin medallions skewered with bell peppers, onions, and mushrooms grilled to order
35
Corn 0
Flour 0
Armandos Cut
8oz. beef tenderloin filet grilled to order
VEGETABLES​
14
Roasted Vegetables
Roasted vegetables of the day served with sauteed spinach, gallo pinto and pico de gallo
16
Poblano Tamales
Three tamales filled with poblano peppers, cheese and onions, served with gallo pinto and pico de gallo
DESSERTS​
8
Sopapillas
Lightly fried flour tortillas dusted with powdered sugar, cinnamon sugar and served with whipped cream and honey
10
Tres Leches
Three​ milk moist white cake infused with white rum and topped with white frosting
12
Churros
Golden​ strips of lightly fried pastry rolled in sugar and cinnamon, accompanied by a chocolate custard sauce
12
Cheesecake
"Armando's favorite"  Classic homemade cheesecake with a graham cracker crust
10
Flan
Homemade custard drizzled with a caramel sauce
12
Choco Bananas
Crispy pastry filled with fresh sliced bananas, honey, pecans and lots of chocolate and served a la mode
Key Lime Pie
Homemade creamy tart key lime custard with a graham cracker crust
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This high end, and expensive, Mexican Food restaurant is a welcome respite from the traditional TexMex that is so prevalent in Houston. The atmosphere is somewhat formal and the dress code is business casual. We had the Chili Reyeno and crab enchiladas and they were...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Tcook8
Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

Yes this place is horrable.... All there food has no flavor to it even if it's the 7 regions... Whoever is cooking dose not know who. To cook real food... A Taqueria has better food anywhere else. In Houston

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 9, 2019

Armandos is a very upscale Mexican Restaurant that serves excellent Mexican food. Thursday night is dance night. Good music, people watching, and overall fun. Try it !!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank A3572SHrobertb
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

I could tell that this is a very popular place among the locals. The service was excellent. I always judge a Mexican restaurant by the chips and salsa. The green sauce was delicious. I loved that the red sauce was served warm. It was good...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank DeannaBK
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

This was a long overdue visit and first to the not-so-new location. I was a big fan in the 90’s, and this was better than I recall. Delicious food, a bit pricey, served by a helpful waitstaff in a stylish setting. Enjoy those refried black...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alan B
Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

We have been going to Armandos for years. It’s in the neighborhood and has great food, great service and a lively atmosphere. Perfect except for one thing... The margaritas are the weakest in town. Seriously, we ordered several “Top Shelf” margaritas tonight and felt NOTHING....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AJB830
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Great service but the food was poor and the cost is too high. I wasn't a fan of the salsa which closely resembles Rotel out of the can. The chips were okay but served in a awkward cone. I will not be back.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank X6115UBmichaeli
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The food is excellent, the drinks are good, the only complaint I have is if you order a meal that comes with tortillas, when you ask for more, they charge you, $3 for 4 additional tortillas. This will not stop me from returning, but it...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank AshtonB
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is attractive, table cloths and dark wood, and the service is very good but the food , at least what we had this time around, is average. The portions are generous but then the prices are almost a third more than other nearby...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank jsthouston
CINDA P, Owner at Armandos, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

Thank you for your review! We appreciate your comments and do hope you will try us out again and perhaps try out different menu items. We look forward to your patronage again.

Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

I’ve heard about this River Oaks mainstay for years and was looking forward to trying it. The decor surprised me —windowless with dark paneling, white tablecloths, very old school but with some quirky touches that just didn’t quite come together. The waitstaff were all very...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Travelwonder24
CINDA P, Owner at Armandos, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

Thank you for your review. We do appreciate your business and hope you will try us again.

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