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Los Cucos Mexican Cafe

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4775 W Panther Creek Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77381-3592
(281) 296-2303
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Timpson, Texas
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, the menu is HUGE! Funny how I almost always order the same thing but luckily, my husband is a little more adventurous (and let's me sample his)! The service here is always phenomenal and the fried stuffed avocado is out of this world. Be sure to save room for the sopapillas, as they are they best I've... More 

Thank tsamford
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1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was satisfactory but the food was not so good. Even in most cheap Mexican or other Latin American places the food is much tastier.

Thank Adi864
Houston, Texas
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the middle of Panther Creek shopping center, this version of Los Cucos remains a top local Mexican restaurant with Monday/Tuesday special prices for margaritas. Fish, shrimp, and seafood are particularly good.

Thank Twizzler55
Spring, Texas
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84 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Prices are a little high for Mexican food but the plates are full. There is generally take-home for later. Food is well prepared and they will substitute foods and are very customer oriented.Friendly, courteous waiters.

Thank OldWrangler37
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

We ordered a big variety but everything was fantastic. Can't wait to go back. The enchiladas were very good fajitas were the best. Even chips and cheese sauce.

Thank Kathy M
Houston, Texas
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

I love the food but the service is terrible. The waiters are extremely rude. I rather don't go there. The nickel and dime over tortillas.

Thank loveamore
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

My family and I have been eating here since they opened. We have always enjoyed eating here. Beef Fajitas are very good and nicely marinated. The stuffed avocado is also a good choice. The service is good and attentive.

Thank Joel R
The Woodlands, Texas, United States
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

I was in Friday at lunch and had great food -- create a combo chicken fajita taco and enchilada. Today, Monday the 4th of July, the black beans and white rice were not cooked. And, there were waaaaaayy too many onions on everything. I ordered the healthy chicken and veggie fajitas, and it was terrible. No seasoning. No salt. I... More 

Thank Lornbert
North Houston, Texas
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61 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

Been a while but photo here pretty much tells the story, dont go if looking for good Tex Mex. No taste or flare to their entrees.

2 Thank s m
Santa Cruz, California
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96 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016

Party of six new and old friends. Los Cucos doesn't disappoint. Everyone had something different but all were equally happy. My criterion for a good Mexican restaurant is the fish taco. This two taco serving was filled with fresh cabbage, some mild sauce and great grilled pescado blanco. Fancy margaritas, middling beer menu but service is attentive and efficient. Dinner... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
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: 4775 W Panther Creek Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77381-3592
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  The Woodlands
  • Phone Number: (281) 296-2303

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?