We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Little Pappasito's Cantina

#103 of 7,259 Restaurants in Houston}
££ - £££Mexican, Latin,
2536 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77098-3209
+1 713-520-5066
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“fajitas” (46 reviews)
“guacamole” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2536 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77098-3209
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (194)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big open restaurant with long bar and authentic food - lots of beer to choose from and the service is great - you must try the shrimp as they are wonderful

Thank Expattraveler100
Reviewed 11 October 2017

It's interesting that they are so amenable. The portions are huge and they accommodate by splitting the order for us. This is highly unusual for a very popular restaurant. There is a lot of turn over in help, but all are well trained. I like...More

Thank Rose M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Great enchiladas and fajitas. Beer is good and cold, too. Atmosphere is festive. Great place for all ages.

Thank Houba1
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This restaurant is a frequent visit. Be warned it is NOISY, but if you eat in the bar or in the "patio area it isn't too bad. Great food always and large portions. I always wind up with taking food home.

Thank Myra E
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Great food, service and pricing. Highly recommend it the next time you're at the Houston Hobby Airport and are hungry.

Thank Martin A
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Went there twice this week. The Mexican food was quite good especially during the Hatch Green Chili festival. Service was very good, the place in very crowded and loud. We will go back on our next trip to Houston.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Papas franchise in Houston does it right, seafood or Mexican food they know how to lick your lips.. AWWW

Thank money658
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The chips are among the best in this part of town and the prices are reasonable as is the service. Fahitas are quite good and larger of the two sizes is plenty for two.

1  Thank jsthouston
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Pappasito's is one of the Houston fajita powerhouses, like El Tiempo or Ninfa's. Pappasito's is my favorite, though. I bring friends and family here when they visit. It's just a great experience. The decor is the classic garish cantina decor. The staff are quick and...More

Thank HankScorpi0
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We rely on Pappasitos for fajitas, redfish tacos and brunch items. The grill is good with chicken, beef and fish; charro beans are well cooked, laden with bacon. Chips are very thin and occasionally there's a tinge of cottonseed oil present. Salsa is fresh, peppery...More

Thank L C L
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Papadeaux Seafood restaurant
268 reviews
.09 miles away
Kata Robata
226 reviews
.10 miles away
Carrabba's - The Original on Kirby
313 reviews
.18 miles away
Nearby Attractions
The Music Box Theater
249 reviews
.08 miles away
French Country Wines
7 reviews
.51 miles away
McGonigel's Mucky Duck
108 reviews
.12 miles away
Milk + Honey
5 reviews
.48 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Mary S
13 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from JAN ERIK J | Reviewed this property |
Little Zito's do not have private rooms. If you are looking for Mexican restaurant go across the road to Pico's. They have a nice private room and excellent food and drink.
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2536 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77098-3209
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Greenway/ Upper Kirby
  • Neighbourhood: Greenway/ Upper Kirby
  • Phone Number: +1 713-520-5066
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing