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Ninfa's on Navigation

2704 Navigation Blvd, Houston, TX 77003-1517
+1 713-228-1175
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (117 reviews)
“tortillas” (48 reviews)
“tacos al carbon” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2704 Navigation Blvd, Houston, TX 77003-1517
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We dined here for lunch with my team and oh boy!! This is the original Ninfa’s - Wayyyy down on Navigation. The parking was fine for us (ironically) on a Friday afternoon at lunch time. I was really surprised! What I wasn’t surprised about is...More

Thank 3gatos
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let’s just say the food here is hands down some of the best Mexican I have ever had. We were driving from New Orleans back to Arizona and stoped for a bite, as it was easy off and on from Interstate 10. There were 3...More

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very accommodating changing our reservation on a Friday night from four to seven about an hour prior. Food very good, noise level rather high.

Thank Joe F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For those not familiar with the Ninfas legacy, this is where it all began. The food is excellent. In addition to the normal Tex-Mex, you can get lamb, rabbit, quail and venison.

Thank pbnc63
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner with family. The steak fajitas were the best we have ever had. The corn and flour tortillas are made in house and they were delicious. We even took some to go. We will definitely come back when we return to Houston.

Thank Marta K
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

There are Mexican, Tex-mex, and countless variations of these in Houston, but there is only one Original Ninfas on Navigation. This is where Houston Tex-Mex started. Still the best. So good when I travel to Houston on business my wife gives me her to go...More

Thank don195219
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is one of our favorites in Houston. The staff is welcoming and attentive. The guacamole and chili con queso makes for a great appetizer. We love the steak fajitas - they are excellent!

Thank Kathleen T
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

If you are in the mood for good Tex-Mex food, you can't do better than the original Ninfa's restaurant on Navigation in Houston. The location has been renovated a few times over the years, and the dining facilities (as well as the parking lot) are...More

Thank Denny A
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Still really good but not cheap Tex-Mex nor is it fine dining, good Mexican food, good bar, good scene, nice atmosphere, easy to get to if you know Houston or Google it.

Thank Pepperjackm
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The original ninfas, since 1973. Known for their famous green salsa & tacos al carbon. Great food, nice atmosphere

Thank Thetravelingq
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Ally B
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Response from JoyceInDC | Reviewed this property |
I really do not know. I'd call to ask first. I didn't notice any while we waited. Good luck!
23 April 2015|
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Response from bobccarr | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen a separate room for private parties. You should call them and inquire.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2704 Navigation Blvd, Houston, TX 77003-1517
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-228-1175
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