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El Tiempo Cantina

) #143 of 7,174 Restaurants in Houston ££ - £££ Mexican, Southwestern
114 Vintage Park Blvd, Suite M, Houston, TX 77070-4046
+1 281-374-0500
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fajitas” (31 reviews)
“rice” (12 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
££ - £££
114 Vintage Park Blvd, Suite M, Houston, TX 77070-4046
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay, so that not so great 1st. I am not crazy about the extra meat (I believe it is pork) in the rice and beans, but you can eat around it at least. Also, in my opinion the salsa is slightly too sweet, but it's...More

Thank Revy679
Domenic L, Owner at El Tiempo Cantina, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting us and for your review. The rice you had was the paella rice but we also have the Mexican traditional casero rice and our green poblano rice. Apart from our red and green table sauce, we also offer salsa...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We shared the beef tenderloin fajitas and had iced tea and a wine. The rice has bowtie noodles and is awesome. The flour tortillas are made in house we were told and awesome.

Thank SlowPoke1960
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the food here. I have had numerous items on the menu and everyone of them have been great! I have never had a bad meal. You can sit inside or outside, whatever your preference is and every waiter we have had has been...More

Thank stacy_kolie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If the weather permits, get a table on the patio for people watching and enjoying the open air. Otherwise, the indoor seating is pretty spacious and there is upstairs indoor/outdoor seating, as well. Start with the Quesos Flameados....they are unbelievable and hand-rolled tableside if you...More

Thank Derik M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here during a couple of dinner during a business travel in Houston. Simply fantastic: wide menù with a fantastic choice of tex-mex dishes. All what I tried was delicious including margaritas. If you like mexican food it is the right place. Let's...More

Thank 912Simo
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This restaurant has fun decorations, and a wonderful patio. The service was quick and refilled our glasses regularly. The food was great, we each got something different and we were all happy. We had a great time.

Thank 1974AgGigi
Reviewed 1 April 2017

El Tiempo Cantina in Vintage Park has been a favorite of ours since it opened. The service and all the staff is great. The food has always been very good...but lately...it seems to be changing. A number of dishes are now so hot with peppers,...More

Thank RMCHouston
Domenic L, Owner at El Tiempo Cantina, responded to this review

Thank you for being a great and loyal customer to us. We appreciate your review and bringing this to our attention. I will address the management and kitchen team right away to get this matter resolved and for better training. Again, thank you and we...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived on a Saturday for lunch. We found out that their lunch menu is good on Saturday. My husband got the lunch fajitas which were delicious. We loved the melted butter that came with it. The fajitas have a great sear on them. I...More

Thank Bernadette J
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

A great selection of quality drinks and appitizers. Indoor and outdoor seeting. Music on the fountain patio weekend evenings.

Thank sherry_retired
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a fairly average Mexican restaurant for the Houston area; better than some, not as good as others. It is spacious and is convenient to numerous other restaurants and shops in The Vintage shopping center. They can handle large groups well - they have...More

Thank darcherd
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I have private bday part for 15-20 on April 2. From 4-6 or so. Do you have a special menu for large groups and a private dining area? Please let me know...713-503-7089. We love your place!!!! Barbara
19 March 2017|
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Response from Domenic L | Property representative |
Hi Barbara We will be more than happy to further assist you on your reservation request. I will have one of the managers contact you to further assist you. Thank you for choosing us to have your event. Domenic L Owner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 Vintage Park Blvd, Suite M, Houston, TX 77070-4046
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 281-374-0500
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