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Greenway/ Upper Kirby
3.1 km from Houston Museum District
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Reviewed April 22, 2024 via mobile

Fresh food great environment. Our server Rodney was outstanding. We got the fajitas and would recommend that to anybody else. Also the guacamole was outstanding. God bless this establishment.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed December 27, 2023

Our lunch today was the BEST! Jacoby was our server, and he was a breath of fresh air ... huge smile on his face and very personable and professional. Highly recommend the beef and chicken fajitas!

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed August 6, 2023

Really good tex-mex. It is a bit pricey but you get your fair share of food. Today the group enjoyed beef nachos, queso, fajitas and chicken enchiladas suiza - all really good. We'll definitely be back.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed May 29, 2023 via mobile

We live in the Greenway Plaza area and frequent this Mexican place often. The service is excellent. The food is consistently very good. Today was no exception. The manager was helping our server so we had our drinks and chips almost as soon as we...sat down. The chips at the Pappasitos’ restaurants are thin, crispy and tasty - always! Love the green sauce too! The cheese enchiladas were exceptionally tasty and the beef fajitas were perfectly cooked. The guacamole was delicious as well. And our server was very attentive. Just a delightful Mexican food experience!More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed April 25, 2023

I'm a native of Houston and when we have visitors this is a MUST stop. No better beef fajitas in Houston, not to mention the best chips and queso and MARGARITAS are fantastic Our family that's moved away always has this on their list of...must visit spots. It's definitely unique to Houston. Beef fajitas are what they are known most for.. so don't pass this up.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed April 21, 2023 via mobile

AMAZING! The fajitas were delicious and the staff were super friendly and helpful. Definitely recommend making reservations—we were seated quickly. Ask for “The Wave”! Thank me later…

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed April 20, 2023 via mobile

My wife and I went here last night with a friend for dinner! The service was great - Rodrigo did a super job and was very enthusiastic! My wife had one of their combos. I had a seafood enchilada and a cheese enchilada. Both were...terrific. My friend had fajitas which looked terrific. There serve big portions! Food was excellent!More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed January 19, 2023 via mobile

First time and it was as good as everyone says. We went on a Wednesday, it was fajita special. Chicken and beef for $48, fed all three of us. The beef was outstanding. Tender and moist with great flavor. Chicken just as good. Sides plentiful....Only onions on bottom, wished it had more veggies. Just enough for the three of us, if you are big eaters it would only have been enough for two. I think a little over priced if we had at regular price. Service was good. Large restaurant with plenty of seating.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed July 24, 2022 via mobile

Delicious!! Loved it! Every time we go to this area, we have to eat there! Always consistently good!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 9, 2022 via mobile

We love eating at Pappasitos, we have been eating at different locations for years. Today our waiter tried to scam us. It was my husband and I, we ordered a medium fajita plate and a margarita. When our waiter brought the food it was a...large and we immediately asked him if he made a mistake, he replied no, everything in Texas is bigger. When it came time for our check of course he charged us for the large. I guess he did not think we would look at it. We pointed out to him his mistake and he mumbled and left. He did fix it, but was so disappointing what he was trying to do. We pointed it out to the manager and she did not know how to handle it, very inexperienced. Needless to say we won’t be back. One more thing the food was not good, this was the first time is 30 years we experienced bad food at Pappasitos.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed April 4, 2022

Please bring back your delicious brunch!!!! Everything is delicious! From the delicious coffee to the tasty chips and salsa! The staff is very attentive!!

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed March 26, 2022

When in Houston you want either bbq or authentic Mexican . .. .this restaurant was decorated well and loved the open feeling of the indoor 'patio' area. We had excellent service. I didn't care for the lime flavored chips . .. wish they also had...offered plain. Others in the group loved them. The food portions were huge and I could not finish my meal. I should have ordered ala carte. Food was very good.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed December 29, 2021

Went with some friends for lunch the other day. Had the lunch portion of the chicken/ beef fajitas. Portions are huge ... comes with cheese, rice, onions, etc. Even had enough to bring home for a 2nd meal! Our server, Tim, was wonderful. Very attentive...and kind. Highly recommend this restaurant. Come hungry!More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed June 18, 2021 via mobile

This place just gets better every year…… The original Pappasitos that has got the menu down pat. Delicious salsa. Delicious margaritas. Delicious fajitas. Delicious chips snd guacamole. It is always fun and filling to eat here. Everything on the menu is great. And our service...today was excellent.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed April 21, 2021 via mobile

We are older customers so we have been doing curbside from one of our favorite Tex-Mex places - Little Pappasitos on Richmond. Since we are both vaccinated, we decided it was time to venture out for dine-in lunch. We were not in any hurry but...after we ordered, it seemed like it was taking longer than usual. The manager came to our table and apologized for the delay. Soon thereafter our order arrived. We guessed that maybe our order had got lost since curbside was busy. No matter because the El Sombrero my husband loves came out hot and delicious. Taco al carbon, enchilada, guacamole and pick. Yum. My chicken flatuas with guacamole, queso and sour cream - also yum! When we were ready for the check, our waiter said it had been taken care of due to the holdup. We were surprised but thought “wow, now that is how you run a restaurant.” We left our waiter a twenty and I let the front end hostess know that another great review of that place was on its way. Amazing food, great attention to the guest, what more can you ask for? And the tables were spaced to keep everyone safe. Simply the best!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Little Zito's do not have private rooms. If you are looking for Mexican restaurant go across the road to Pico's. They have a nice private room and excellent food and drink.
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LITTLE PAPPASITO'S CANTINA, Houston - Greenway/ Upper Kirby - Updated 2024 Restaurant Reviews, Menu & Prices - Tripadvisor

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Little Pappasito's Cantina is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
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  • Value: 4
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