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Mama Ninfa's

££ - £££Mexican,
8553 Gulf Fwy, Houston, TX 77017-5055
+1 713-943-3183
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (8 reviews)
“tortillas” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
££ - £££
8553 Gulf Fwy, Houston, TX 77017-5055
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were sat right away with Nicole being our waittress. She was very good and attentive but not too attentive. She kept making sure the water and diet coke was full. Food did not take long. Lots of good tv's in the restaurant. Food was...More

Thank Clinton1
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Awesome beef fajitas. Juicy steak fajitas. Homemade flour tortillas. Plenty for two people. Delicious churro beans. Great service. Can't wait to go back.

Thank PhiSigValdez
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I stopped in for lunch after driving in from the airport. The food was above average. The table salsas were good. The carnitas was tender but had a good crisp exterior. The corn tortillas were excellent. The only negative was that the restaurant isn't in...More

Thank Jonnyjetprop
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Had an overnight layover by Houston Hobby. Picked Ninfa's off the hotel shuttle list and LOVED IT. We had the nachos and enchiladas, and they were great. Incredibly fast and friendly service. Would definitely go back.

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I met my son for dinner while I was in town for a meeting. He raved about El Tiempo but didn't know where one was located. I suggested Ninfa's on Gulf Freeway, because I had been there on numerous occasions. Due to traffic constraints, we...More

Thank RickN989
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Good service, good margaritas and really good food. Stopped in for lunch grabbed a seat at the bar. Server was good and prompt food was what I was looking for in a small local place.

Thank Thomas N
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The food was very good, as I remember from having eaten many years ago. The house margarita is good as well. The staff was all very friendly and helpful. Definitely a place I will visit again on future trips to the area!

Thank AustinPiper
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I wanted to stop for TexMex on our way to Hobby Airport and this place did not disappoint. The margarita was tasty, the queso on point, and the refried beans had a great flavor. My husband said he wants to eat here again the next...More

Thank Christi F
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We had lunch here before our plane flight home. The fajitas were amazing! I got chicken and my girlfriend got the beef. Both platters were very flavorful and delicious. The margaritas were pretty tasty too (they have happy hour specials).

Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Ninfa's provided high quality meal. Homemade tortillas were excellent. The wait staff was very attentive and friendly. I had the beef lunch fajitas and they were great. Very fresh pico de gallo. We also ordered a side of guacamole which was very fresh and tasty.

Thank Donald W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8553 Gulf Fwy, Houston, TX 77017-5055
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-943-3183
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