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Pappasito's Cantina

#36 of 7,051 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
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2515 S Loop W, Houston, TX 77054-2633
+1 713-668-5756
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 09:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 09:30 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a very nice dinner, excellent service in this popular restaurant. The Tex Mex dishes were very good, and the Sicilian wine suggested went well.

Thank Mr J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I grew up enjoying Pappasito's and have never out grown it. The fajitas, queso, grilled shrimp; you name it and I'll enjoy it here!

Thank littlejohn
North Fort Myers, Florida
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Quite possibly the best Mexican food we've ever had. Everything was perfect!!! Our waitress, Nikki was AWESOME!!!! She kept our drinks full, she recommended things off the menu and was courteous and funny. We had a family photo taken and guess who we have a selfie of?? Our waitress Nikki!!! She was great!

Thank watchdog513
Lake Forest, California
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183 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

this is a busy place, if you are trying to chat about business, forget it. If you are out to enjoy a bustling environment with small talk, this place is for you! There was quite an array of food around our table of 10 and everyone was pleased. Our server was new and one dish was mis ordered, the manager... More 

Thank Lucy M
Vidor, Texas
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296 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Always good. Not cheap, but delicious. It's always busy and that's because the food and service is exceptional.

Thank sally8363
Houston, Texas
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was packed for lunch during the week just days before Thanksgiving, but we only waited just minutes for a table for four. The food was great especially the campground shrimp tacos. Service was spot on as well, as we were always looked after. Will definitely try more Pappa's branded restaurants.

Thank Zpage
Denham Springs, Louisiana
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were sorted rather quickly by a cheerful staff. The place was packed. Tables are close together and the place I'd loud. Not very well lite. Our waitress was friendly and promptly took our drink and appetizer order. Drinks were smooth not strong. I had top shelf margarita and my wife had top shelf frozen margarita. Daughter has the sangria.... More 

Thank Brian H
Bogota, Colombia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, nice environment, and well located. Try the chicken fajitas The portions are fair and so are the prices I recommend it

Thank kikeadvisor
St. Petersburg, Florida
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156 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So the restaurant is loud and packed. On a Saturday night you're going to wait outside but they bring you chips and salsa on the house which is nice. Table side guac is delicious. Portions are huge so I suggest sharing of most entrees. Our waiter was so nice and we had a really great time.

Thank Kayla G
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wait staff was friendly and helpful. Answered all of our questions. Food had large portions and was excellent. Was stuffed when we left. Complimentary chips and salsa. They refilled for us. The prices were a bit high but overall a very good experience. Can take children. There is alcohol served. Outdoor seating if you would prefer tha6. If in Houston,... More 

Thank Sherrie D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2515 S Loop W, Houston, TX 77054-2633
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-668-5756

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?