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The Original Marini's Empanada House

3522 S Mason Rd, #100, Katy, TX 77450-7712
+1 281-391-4273
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“empanadas” (71 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
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Latin, Argentinean, South American
3522 S Mason Rd, #100, Katy, TX 77450-7712
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I frequent Marini's at both this location and the one on Westheimer. Marini's offers a wide assortment of empanadas and all are made fresh to order. Staff are pleasant and friendly so makes the dining experience even better. So much to choose from but my...More

Thank Elton M
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

I have always given great reviews of this restaurant and I do like their food. I just have an issue with them not being accommodating to their vegan clientele. The menu does have a vegetarian section but the empanadas are full of cheese. I am...More

Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

The food is pretty good. Not the best empanadas I've ever had, but good quality. The atmosphere is nice, but it's pretty small so don't plan on taking a large group to eat here. Worth a visit :-).

Thank grayvtrain
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Awesome atmosphere, delicious food, and reasonable pricing!! I personally enjoy the empanadas... I dine here at times with family or friends and sometimes do take out regardless I'm satisfied. Been coming at this location for sometime and like the fact that its nearby...

Thank Rique4206
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

By far the best place to eat in Katy. The warm and welcoming atmosphere is set as soon as you walk through the door. You greeted so graciously that the family owned business make you feel as though you’re a part of the family as...More

Thank jeremiahc682
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

I had the opportunity to visit Marini’s several times now. This is a great little place that is family owned and operated, and the passion for serving the family’s work really shines through in the amazing empanadas fresh from their kitchen to your table. Almost...More

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

We have been to Marini's before. The first time I didn't care for it. I thought I may have picked the wrong thing on the menu. The second time I learned the food here just isn't that impressive. I found the chicken cordon bleu and...More

Thank tomwU9174DH
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

I love this place. It's inexpensive! The people are great and the food is awesome. Simple but delicious.

Thank yolandajb
Reviewed June 30, 2017

I first visited this location a few years ago after finding it on tripadvisor. It was a positive experience then and I am still in love with their food! It is one of my favorite places to eat.The food and service is consistent, more so...More

Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

We recently tried this restaurant while in the area for business. There are numerous options for fillings. We each got two and fries, one regular and one sweet potato. We both loved the spicy pulled pork. And the green salsa that comes with them is...More

Thank twerpies3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3522 S Mason Rd, #100, Katy, TX 77450-7712
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Katy
  • Phone Number: +1 281-391-4273
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Over 70 variety of Argentine style empanadas made fresh. Selection of craft beers.
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