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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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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“empanadas” (86 reviews)
“tomato basil” (4 reviews)
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Latin, Argentinian
10001 Westheimer Rd Ste 2570, Houston, TX 77042-3253
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

To celebrate my bd, we decided to try Original Marini's empanada. We ordered the 2 entree with soup or salad and a dessert. Choices is entree and dessert is written on the menu board. I ordered the salad and the dressing was very tasty. The...More

Thank ckfrndshrdr
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to the original Marini's Empanadas House and will not be my last. The staff us very friendly and helpful explaining the menu favorites and best sellers. Which ones are spicy and not so spicy. The kitchen is clean and open...More

Thank jfc415
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The staff in this restaurant were all very friendly and on top of cleaning tables. It gets very busy at lunch time and it is not very big. The dessert empanadas were all amazing and I tried about 6 different empanadas. They were tasty but...More

Thank BriannaW2323
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Found this through recs on trip advisor.... highly recommend the fugetti. Good Argentinian beer. Only reason it's 4 stars and not 5 is that on the wall it advertises a happy hour with 6 empanadas and a glass of sangria for 5.95 and they didn't...More

Thank Jeremy W
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful empanadas! Tasty and hot. Especially liked the Beef Gaucho, and the Tex Mex. Very friendly, and unpretentious. Will return again.

Thank B767pilot
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I love both locations but was VERY disappointed with my last visit to this one. I don't like my empanadas fried in grease so old that mystery pieces of burnt things are stuck all over it. Not cool!

Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We drove way out of the way to find this place! The empanadas were really good. I had the mucho nacho and tomato basil empanadas. They were all stuffed full of cheese and other fillings. Really something for everyone. My daughters are picky eaters but...More

Thank Anna W
Reviewed 2 June 2017

As others have mentioned, a large selection of empanadas to choose from. Nice little spot if you in the mood for something small.

Thank R B
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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