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La Mexicana Restaurant

1018 Fairview St, Houston, TX 77006-2812
+1 713-521-0963
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good35%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
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“tamale plate” (2 reviews)
“beans” (6 reviews)
Closed Now
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
1018 Fairview St, Houston, TX 77006-2812
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

We use to love the TexMex that this restaurant served. Well, not so much now! Expensive,tasteless and boring. I ordered the fajita salad. Small elliptical plate with some lettuce on one side and the meat on the other. Pico de gallo-no. Guacamole-no. Cheese - no....More

Thank zinniaqueen
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Upon recommendation from a colleague myself and friend went for dinner. When we walked in the place was decorated nicely but it smelled bad thus we choose to sit outside. It was nice a veranda but the view is literally of a busy road. We...More

Thank Caoimhe O
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Not only a great Mexican food restaurant, but they went the extra mile and stayed open as the rains soaked Houston. The very popular veranda was closed but they fed thousands of folks happy to get out of their homes. Always a great destination for...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

One of the only Mexican restaurants in the city that has Fideo on the menu. It's not Tex-Mex is Mexican! There is a difference. If your looking for Mexican food, this is one of the places to go! They have some Tex-Mex dishes but not...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We met some friends in Houston and we originally we were going to a restaurant up the street.(long wait at first place) The atmosphere is good and the staff was very nice. Our waiter was nice and he was always around. The food is ok.....More

Thank LjGarcia
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Queso not creamy at all, tastes very similar to Chiles queso which has a funky taste. Chips were not hot and I don't believe they were house made. Quesadilla again ok nothing to write home about. Moderately priced. Other places in the area which are...More

Thank Bob1775
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We stopped in for a late lunch. We don't live in Houston anymore, but when we did we weren't familiar with this restaurant. Everything was good. The most unexpected surprise for me was the house margarita. Very good, not sludge like most of the other...More

Thank mikel68
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

I haven't been to La Mexicana in 6 years, but it was worth the wait. The food was as good as I remember and the portions still large. The mango margarita is cold and strong, and the wait staff very friendly.

Thank Trinigal608
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Ok I've been meaning to visit this place for many years passing by it so many times and finally got a chance this weekend. Interior is very nice. $5.50 for 2 coffees and a simple breakfast of 2 eggs, 2 bacon, beans and flour tortilla...More

Thank 56003Richard
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This place is not too far from medical district, we have only tried lunch and dinner. The chicken enchiladas are excellent. They are not spicy at all, the meat is fresh , tasty and you can tell it is white meat. We also tried the...More

Thank Texasgirl361
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1018 Fairview St, Houston, TX 77006-2812
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Neartown/ Montrose
  • Neighbourhood: Neartown/ Montrose
  • Phone Number: +1 713-521-0963
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