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The Original Marini's Empanada House

10001 Westheimer Rd Ste 2570, Houston, TX 77042-3253
+1 713-266-2729
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“empanadas” (91 reviews)
“tomato basil” (4 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Latin, Argentinian, Vegetarian Friendly
10001 Westheimer Rd Ste 2570, Houston, TX 77042-3253
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome atmosphere, delicious food, and reasonable pricing!! I personally enjoy the empanadas... I dine here at times with family or friends and sometimes do take out regardless I'm satisfied. Been coming at this location for sometime and like the fact that its nearby...

Thank Rique4206
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the Original Marini's Family from Argentina from the 1970's , their Children and Grandchildren run this (Also Visit the 2nd Original Location in Katy , Texas, where the Original Marini's sign is from their Original location on upper Westheimer which burned in a...More

Thank genoacowboy
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

First time visit last night, lots of options, surely something to please everybody! Hope to go back and try something else!

Thank candace_vee
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

The place has been around over a size. Years. They AMS empanadas and more empanadas. All flavors from Spivey to sweet With great sauce a cool vibe and neat people. In a shopping center with more empty shops than open. They thrive. A meal is...More

Thank Neil P
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

I’ve tried multiple flavors and they’re all great! The owners have come out and walked around talking to guests and are so sweet! I always bring out of town friends here!

Thank Candace H
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Horrible dry empanada... Tried 5 types no flavor.. What's else can you say.... I don't know where they got their recipes and don't even know what region it is but it's horrible

Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Went there because we saw them featured on the Food Network. The empanadas were delicious, the ingredients tasted fresh including the dough! The dulce de leche dessert empanada was my favorite. Give this place and shot and see what you're missing!

Thank ogarcia58
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

The empanadas are great and the service so friendly! You may call ahead and pick up. They have mate Argentine tea. Like a trip to Buenos Aires with out the long plane trip. Great take with you packaged cookies but be sure to get the...More

Thank sherri a
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

They have sweet.. spicy.. and savory.. u can also make u own creation.. they make they fresh to order.. the chimichuri is perfect..

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the Beef Gaucho and Texan BBQ. However the staff was the best part. The cashier was hilarious. Thanks we had a great time!

Thank David B
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19 September 2016|
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Response from BevoBurn96 | Reviewed this property |
If you like walking, it's within walking distance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10001 Westheimer Rd Ste 2570, Houston, TX 77042-3253
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Westchase
  • Neighbourhood: Westchase
  • Phone Number: +1 713-266-2729
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