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La Mexicana Restaurant

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Neartown/ Montrose
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1018 Fairview St, Houston, TX 77006-2812
+1 713-521-0963
07:00 - 23:00
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Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We've loved this place for weekend breakfast for years. Having no time for breakfast on a short weekend trip, we decided to drop in for late Saturday lunch. Initial service from hostess and water/drink were great. But it slowed incredibly once we got our meals. And was awkwardly long between finishing and getting our check. If service had been more... More 

Thank aaronstew
Magnolia, Texas
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138 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Better than average food. Loved the flavoring of the beef fajitas. Both the flour and corn tortillas, however, fell short in terms of texture and flavor as well as being served a bit too cool so that they were rubbery with a pastry feel. This resulted in just eating the fajitas as a meat plate rather than folded into a... More 

Thank dg2014jg
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

I was surprised that they had Menudo ( rarely seen in Mexican restaurants in Houston). It was superb! I was also surprised that instead of Tortilla soup they had Sopa de Azteca which is the same but more authentic. My boyfriend enjoyed the Mole chicken which is yet another unexpected bonus on the menu. The prices are very reasonable and... More 

Thank Olga E
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant brought back memories of a time in Houston when all neighborhood mexican food joints brought you the food mama used to make. There is a great menu with all the favorites like enchildas, tacos etc. Some of the classics include carne guisada, menudo (only on weekends), mole and more. She had the menudo and said it was authentic... More 

Thank Glen S
Surf Side, Texas
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375 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Haven't been in a long long time because the hot salsa was way too spiced and upset my stomach. I was very discounted in the recipe change as I can walk to this place and the food is great.Still the patio was easy to watch as I drove by daily-- It is lovely. We went for breakfast tacos-- took 17... More 

Thank trymahjong
Houston, Texas
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I have been going to this restaurant on a fairly regular basis for the past three years and I must say the food is very tasty, authentic, and just right. My favorite dish is the chicken fajitas plate; which have a unique and savory taste. I also enjoy their homemade tortillas. They have a full-service bar and sodas in old... More 

Thank Benjamin C
Houston, Texas
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I just love this restaurant. It is family owned and operated in the heart Houston and it has been there for over 3 decades. They are very friendly, efficient and good at preparing their food. I visited this restaurant on multiple occasions and it is great atmosphere for breakfast/lunch/dinner anytime with friends, family of just for a quick take out... More 

Thank SavvyTravelerA2Z
The Woodlands, Texas
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Been going here occasionally for 11 years. Went for late lunch at 1:30. 12 customers so not busy, but food took forever. I enchilada and taco plate, one small soup and Guida do taco. Seemed like they had pressure cooked the Guida do meat was tough. Usually Guida do is simmered and tender. Wife's enchilada had cheese inside unrelated. Just... More 

Thank Rory C
Richmond tx
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We always have fabulous food , the service is excellent and if you haven't eaten here , you don't know what you are missing !!

Thank Gema96
Porter, Texas
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We love this place. Eat here whenever we can. The food is great, the margaritas are great, and the staff is awesome. Plenty of good food.

Thank dixieruiz62

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1018 Fairview St, Houston, TX 77006-2812
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Neartown/ Montrose
  • Neighbourhood: Neartown/ Montrose
  • Phone Number: +1 713-521-0963

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