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Erik's Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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735 10th St, Hempstead, TX 77445-4526
+1 979-826-2427
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Lake Jackson
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119 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

The staff service was good. The food was good. It was a bit more Mexican authentic than your average Tex/Mex. Nice green salsa and guacamole. The restaurant however needs to be remodeled very badly.

Thank Celeste A
Houston, Texas
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39 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Thought I would give Erik's another try after being served inedible meals a few years ago. I heard they had the original cook back and and had done a remodel. We were quickly seated, but it took 15 min for or waiter to take our order or even acknowledge us. There were only two other tables with customers, they were... More 

Thank Heat1907
Houston, Texas
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The food is always very good and fresh. The service is inconsistent. Most of the time the service is good.

Thank david k
Houston, TX
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My colleagues and I sometimes meet to eat at Erick's (not Erik's, by the way) for lunch. I usually try to eat sort of light, so La Reyna is a good choice. One of the friends likes the Chipotle Fajitas and also the fish is popular in our group. The flour tortillas are homemade and to die for. I've also... More 

Thank travelr1961
Houston, Texas
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159 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is my second review as it's our second time to meet our daughter here between Houston and College Station which is halfway. Wow! I had the chicken poblano and I was truly wow'd by the flavors! My daughter had the stuffed avocado (which she had last time as well) and we all were so full that it was hard... More 

Thank 3gatos
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90 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Revisited Erick's after quite a few months...word around town was that they were just not as good as they once were. Well, on this visit we found the new decor very nice, a real improvement! The service was excellent and quick. The menu has a very wide selection...chips and salsa served as we decided...chips were a bit too thick but... More 

Thank jamm333
Houston, Texas
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159 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

We had to find a place to meet our college student daughter halfway and Hempstead was the city to meet so we chose Erik's based on other TA reviews. Yes, it's a hole in the wall atmosphere, but the waiter was very kind and attentive. The food was fresh and very good. I have zero complaints. Kudos to the owner... More 

Thank 3gatos
Hempstead, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Erik's food is always fresh and flavorful, this is one of our family's favorite restauranst! The owners are very kind and attentive.

Thank hollan1991
Hempstead, Texas
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145 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Atmosphere, OK. Wait staff great. My fav is LaReina, at lunch this month it was $7.99 and I was barely able to 'clean my plate'.

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Houston, Texas
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84 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

This place has great food.The chef gets creative on the menu.Try something that you have not eaten before. There is outdoor seating. We'll worth the stop between Houston and Austin.Or Houston and College Station.It is a little hole in the wall.But excellent service,chips and salsa. By the way Erick is an 11 year old boy of the owner's.

Thank Spraygun

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 735 10th St, Hempstead, TX 77445-4526
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Hempstead
  • Phone Number: +1 979-826-2427

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?