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El Rey Taqueria

9742 Katy Fwy, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77055-6218
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
8 Sep 2017
“Quick breakfast ”
11 Jul 2017
“Quick stop”
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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
9742 Katy Fwy, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77055-6218
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

On the way to doctor and needed a quick breakfast. Super clean and fast service! I ordered a Fajita taco with cilantro and onions and a potatoe bacon and cheese taco both on flour. Both were tasty with fresh ingredients. Great selection of coffee too....More

Thank Gantpa
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Terrible food, Terrible service Keeping going and don't stop here. Girl behind the counter was rude, my wife asked for some hot sauce the girl roll her shoulders like "really", then threw the sauce in the bag and walked away. The Carnitas were greasy, fatty...More

Thank timothysI1880UW
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Clean and busy. Order at the counter and you get a buzzer. Find a table and get a fountain drink and the buzzer goes off. Very little wait. Great fish tacos, shrimp tacos, nachos, Cuban sandwiches. Very reasonable prices.

Thank James B
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Grabbed a quick lunch for the office and the drive through line was enough to make me bypass this favorite spot but I DIDN'T!!! They are fast and thorough and I LOVE the food.

Thank ShellShell521
Reviewed 10 December 2015

I can't say enough good things about this place... everything is good from the quesadillas to the tacos, the mango tea, the queso to the tortas! A definite step up from "fast food" but still super quick and easy. The Ropa Vieja tacos are my...More

Thank ShannaNanna84
Reviewed 18 June 2015

The food is always so fresh and good. If there is a line, it usually moves pretty quickly. If you like Cuban style food you will not be disappointing. The prices are also reasonable.

Thank SMPInvestimenti
Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

Got the nachos to go and was surprised with the quality. Nicely seasoned chicken strips with queso cheese and rotel poured on top. Can't wait to go back and try their "big" burrito. Saw that several people ordered it and it looked delicious.

Thank Bradley O
Reviewed 15 January 2015

love all the tacos and the tortilla soup. The only downside is occasionally food can be a little bit cold. This place is so yummy I wish I could open a franchise myself!

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 11 June 2014 via mobile

I have visited this Cuban food restaurant several times. They are always crowded, but the line moves along quickly with two registers operating. The food is nothing short of Outstanding, considering it's small store location. I have never gotten cold food from here. Your food...More

Thank sdeweese
Reviewed 22 September 2013 via mobile

The Cuban taco and al pastor tacos are my favorites. To change it up I'll sometime order a torta or the rotisseries chicken (their signature item). El Rey makes some tasty lemonade and espresso too.

Thank Fattire7
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9742 Katy Fwy, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77055-6218
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
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