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Lupe Tortilla's

#30 of 7,124 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
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318 Stafford St, Houston, TX 77079-2325
+1 281-496-7580
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Indian Rocks Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Be prepared for a very long wait. This is an extremely popular restaurant. We sat in the bar and had chips, salsa and cold beers and waited at least an hour. Unfortunately our table was near the "sandbox" a place where the children can play and the noise level from screaming children made for an uncomfortable dinner. Unless you have... More 

Thank ultrapilot
Richmond, Virginia
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the décor and atmosphere of this place. I am vegetarian and travel solo with my young daughter. We were taken care of, and the food was amazing. I don't personally feel it was overrated at all. The food tasted homemade and was delicious. The staff were also very friendly and accommodating. We waited a bit, but it didn't matter... More 

Thank CS D
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lupe Tortilla's original restaurant is, I understand, unchanged from the original concept. Pretty downtrodden in part (although in being so it generates a great ambiance), the quality of the food and the service are always second to none. Get there early - queuing is a nightly event at Lupe's due to its continued popularity. Once seated, you'll understand why.

Thank 22rich777
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food and a great atmosphere. Easy access and we got a table right away. Has not change in 30 years it was good then and is still good. Worth the trip.

Thank Eric B
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice atmosphere nice staff. Was told best mexican food in Houston. Not sure about that since it's the only one we ate at. Food was disapointing. Won't be back.

Thank Janice Z
St. Cloud, FL
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner at Lupe's with two native Houstonians and a coworker. First time for all of us. Fantastic service. Amazing beef fajitas! The chicken and shrimp were very good also, but the beef was the best! The surprise of the night were the AMAZING handmade corn tortillas. I don't even like corn tortillas, typically. But these were soft and tender... More 

Thank lovestotravel090
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had a party of 4 and arrived after work, close to opening time of 5pm. A line formed quickly. We had a great seat and a very attentive server. The sangria was perfect as we waited on our dishes. I had a combo enchilada platter, YUM!!! I would highly recommend Lupe's, and will definitely be back when in Houston.

Thank twowisekids
Bethesda, Maryland
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339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I dream of their three pepper steak. We have moved from the area, but when we return, my first stop is Lupe's. Their skirt steak is so tender, I will never use flank steak at home again. Just had last week, and I have already searched the Internet for the recipe so I can recreate at home. By far my... More 

Thank Sheryl B
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This restaurant has some great Tex-Mex dishes. I highly recommend the Queso Flameado for an appetizer. Also their steak fajitas are great. Casual dining for sure.

Thank Sls816
Plano, Texas
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120 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We sort of ran into this place looking for something close to our hotel. Very fun atmosphere, great food, and service. The chicken enchiladas and tacos were our favorites. Also liked the salsa they bring with the chips, which is more of what you see in Mexico -- chopped tomatoes,onions, and cilantro. Sangria is muy Bueno too. Nestled in a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 318 Stafford St, Houston, TX 77079-2325
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 281-496-7580

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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?