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Cafe Red Onion - CLOSED

12440 Northwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77092-3114
+1 713-957-0957
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good16%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
9 Jun 2015
“Latin Houston”
11 May 2015
“Not as spectacular as it used to be”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Caribbean
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
12440 Northwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77092-3114
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Reviewed 9 June 2015

Had a great lunch here with a friend. Very colorful, Latin American inspired menu, casual airy dining room and convenient location.

Thank KaMpi8502
Reviewed 11 May 2015

as some others wrote, something has changed. A couple months ago we tried to come here on a Thursday evening with two other couples and they were closed. I came for a late lunch (1:30) on a Monday and they were open, but a lot...More

Thank BajanGirl68
Reviewed 25 March 2015

We have been here many times. We have recommended it to others. On a recent Saturday afternoon/early evening, my husband and I went to eat after a wedding. We were so disappointed in the service and the food. Our waitress obviously didn't understand English as...More

Thank jillhou
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Okay...we went at an odd time of day--really late lunch. We had heard good things and were in a positive frame of mind when we arrived. We were the only patrons at the time, although the owner was there with a group of his friends....More

Thank sherri b
Reviewed 4 March 2015

We visited the restaurant on a Tuesday night, business colleagues having dinner. Initially, we encountered another server, however Barbara, one of the owner's took our orders and we had a pleasant conversation. Service was prompt, the food was excellent. As we finished up, we were...More

Thank forgottenfl
Reviewed 24 January 2015

terrible service, cold food...won't be back again. What happened, used to be such a wonderful restaurant...

1  Thank selenadione30
Reviewed 30 August 2014

We waited 45 minutes for lunch to arrive on a Friday. When it came, it was only fair. We had ordered standard menu items, stuffed peppers and enchiladas. We were seated at 11:50 and made our choices from the menu. We waited ten minutes or...More

1  Thank BHGinHouston
Reviewed 17 August 2014

This place used to be so fabulous! We hadnt been in over a year and I was really craving it. It is not the same. I keep thinking someone else must be running it now, because the food is not the same quality. Stale, flavorless...More

2  Thank Takeatripgirl
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Returned to Café Red Onion after a year's absence. This had always been one of my favorite restaurants in Houston, specializing in Honduran food. From the moment we walked in for Saturday lunch, things were apparently not up to previous standard. There was an unusual...More

1  Thank Pamela Cazes T
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Our family always loved this place. We had not eaten there in years, and decided to fight the traffic and go there. First of all, the margaritas there use to be the best I ever had. They had almost a creamy quality to them and...More

Thank HoustonTexasMuffin
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 30
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 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 - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12440 Northwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77092-3114
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-957-0957
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