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Torchy's Tacos

#59 of 7,143 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
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2411 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77019-7015
+1 713-595-8226
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri 07:00 - 23:00
Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Queso Tacos. Simply the most unique tasting and best Tex-Mex on the planet. My favorite: The Democrat.

Thank Jim T
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216 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tacos are amazing. Interesting flavors, absolutely delicious. Service is always fast. If you go at lunch hour, there is often a line out the door. Seating is limited but the turnover is pretty fast. The parking in this area of Rice Village is just horrible.

Thank Michael Y
Orange County, California
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Torchy's offers a wide variety of tacos that cater to those who prefer "quantity over quality".. Stuffed tacos to the max with plenty of salsa's, sides, beverages, etc. to compliment your meal. This place is OK, but I feel it's overhyped.

Thank Paolo J
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145 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

The food is consistent with this being a chain. It's odd not even having margaritas at a taco place in Texas. The restaurant could probably seat 200 people but they can only park maybe 20 cars. So, you need to Uber, carpool or find somewhere else to go if you are meeting a group. You could always try Houston's mass... More 

Thank Bintheloop
Palm Springs, California
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127 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Simply great tasting tacos is found on menu here. Damm good queso is the first thing I tried. Then I had the ( Britney Spears) Trailer trash tacos . They were so good ! Then I had the fajita tacos- bomb !!!! I am thinking of going back tonight for round two. Hope to see you there. :)

Thank David L
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Love this place! First tried in Austin, and just as good here. I love the beef and chicken fajitas tacos. The food is fresh and delicious.

Thank Julianne D
Houston, Texas
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

This is the Democrat, a superb blend of barbacoa, cilantro, and onion topped with an avocado slice on corn tortillas. One of the best-est sellers, for good reason. The only thing that would top it off is the guacamole and chips...I'm just not that hungry today! Be aware that this place is so popular, parking can be a challenge. But... More 

Thank tjgeorge13000
Chatham, Canada
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380 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

This isn't your typical Tex-Mex offering. They have a strange collection of tacos to choose from (and you can get it extra trashy to boot) and thankfully a decent selection of beers to go along with them. A complete meal won't set you back much (about $4 / taco). Well worth a quick visit.

Thank greaume
Richmond Hill, New York
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We typically come here to get chips and queso. Always great. Parking lot is AWFUL though. Incredibly tight and dark.

Thank edg3980
Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

we went here as a almost last minute decision as we almost drove past on the way back from some shopping. boy are we glad we stopped in! friendly, casual, helpful, accommodating staff, tasty treats that break the belt but not the bank - they even arranged a swift birthday sweet for me after my wife mentioned it was my... More 

Thank Robert S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2411 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77019-7015
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-595-8226

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