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Irma's Original

) #368 of 7,320 Restaurants in Houston $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Gluten Free Options
22 N Chenevert St, Houston, TX 77002-1302
+1 713-222-0767
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“chicken mole” (11 reviews)
“guacamole” (20 reviews)
“moles” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 N Chenevert St, Houston, TX 77002-1302
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was wonderful and the fruit lemonade was absolutely terrific. The staff were very friendly and accommodating to our group with picky eater kids. We had a great time!

Thank Kathy F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Irma's has been here forever, but it is in downtown and I don't get there very often at lunchtime. It is a bit quirky in that there is no menu to help you decide what you might want and how much it will cost. However,...More

Thank cnjones
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always go here before a baseball game, day or night! We love the place. Irma's cooking is outstanding! Her kitchen won a James Beard award for regional cooking and her cuisine is authentic Mexican. The menu is all oral, but trust them, they get...More

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second time to eat at Irma's Original. Since we were going to the game, the food portions were perfect; we did not need to worry about to go boxes. The food and margaritas were delicious! I don't like the fact that there...More

Thank sherock120
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Listen to me. Go to Irma's. I did my research before coming to Houston on business and knew Irma's was a place I needed to eat. I was bummed out when I saw they're only open for breakfast and lunch. How was I going to...More

Thank LNM246
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

First, the good- food quality was excellent. Be sure to order the terrific lemonade, actually a delicious spicy pink drink with floating chunks of pineapple and watermelon. From what I could tell, it was refilled gratis. My daughters ordered chicken mole and I had my...More

1  Thank Nytex1130
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious. They have a select amount of plates per day and no menu; so don't get carried away saying 'yes' to everything! The waitress was great. Very homey feel to the restaurant.

Thank Renee R
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

My Dad and I went in and were told there wasn't a menu. We ordered 2 margaritas and 2 quesadillas. The food was an appetizer portion. They did not bring us a bill, "honor system". Margaritas $15 each, Quesadillas $13.95 each. We won't go back.

Thank cherylf124
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We saw Irma's on Diners, Drive Ins, and Dives and decided we should try it. The service was good. We got the normal chips and salsa as soon as we sat down. Then they brought us complimentary queso and guacamole. Then they brought us a...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Went there with a party of 14, after my granddaughter graduation from UTDS. The food was out of this world. The flavor was real without added spices. The service was like we had a party of 2, and to top it off, we didn't have...More

Thank Alex T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 N Chenevert St, Houston, TX 77002-1302
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-222-0767
  • E-mail
Serving Mexican specialties 6 days a week, Irma's offers guests an ever-changing selection of breakfast and lunch items. There is nothing like grandma's homemade Mexican cooking and that is exactly what you'll receive here at Irma's! Come and join us.
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