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Spanish Village Restaurant
Ranked #2,553 of 8,396 Restaurants in Houston
Price range: US$1 - US$20
Cuisines: American, Mexican, Spanish
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch
Neighbourhood: The Museum District
Reviewed 27 April 2013

Chilli rellenos! The whole menu is good really. been there twice in 2 days. Got the number 81 and it has a ton of food with a lot of side, etc. good stuff! will definitely go again.

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Thank Vivek K
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Reviewed 15 March 2013

Remember thirty years ago when Mexican food amounted to a menu full of options that basically were beef and cheese coated with chopped iceberg and tiny cuts of tomato? And no matter how many options there are on the menu, each one is just some mix of that combination with different amounts of tortilla and cooking method? If you loved it then, you will love it here.

The menu is vast (80 items), but only contains a few chicken options, very few seafood selections , and none of the vegetable-influenced options like stuffed poblanos or spinach enchiladas. If only they would cut the number of choices but make them more distinct you would feel like you really had dining options.

The location is great, right in an area that is resurgent with a lot of downtown/medical people moving in - and the dining options are starting to expand - Reggae Hut nearby is very good, Alfreda's draws a crowd, Lucille's is overpriced but tasty, Bodega has very good and cheap Mexican food. There is a place for Spanish Village in the mix, but they badly need to update to be part of it.

The service is OK, the interior is very dated Mexican motif, and the food is OK. Not bad, just uninspired.

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Thank Andy J
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Reviewed 5 August 2012

Don't let the outside of the building deceive you. Staff was friendly. The #41 and #72 were great and the food was very authentic.

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Thank solson971
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Reviewed 24 April 2012 via mobile

If you like spicy appetizers recommend the stuffed jalapenos, even though its only mozzarella. The selection is terrific and the service is fantastic!

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Thank tiggerperson
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Reviewed 5 February 2012

We have been to this restaurant quite frequently for over 10 years. The owners and wait-staff are very friendly and attentive. And the decor - fun and colorful, with lights strung around the perimeter of the room and colorful mosaic tables.
We love the food - my husband gets the tacos al carbon; my son gets the beef burrito; and I get the Omni plate [not on the menu, a mix of beans, rice, meat, and jalapenos] with a side of guacamole. At the end of the meal, with the check, the restaurant gives a plate of small pralines with pecans or strawberries on top. It's a nice touch!

Thank sabrinacatchow
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