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Hugo's

$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
1600 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006-3728
+1 713-524-7744
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (118 reviews)
“churros” (38 reviews)
“cabrito” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
1600 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006-3728
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1 - 10 of 749 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! Our meal was delicious. The lamb made for a scrumptious tortilla. The service was spot on. The atmosphere was upscale and very nice. Margarita hit the spot!!!

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there for Sunday brunch. The entire experience was a disaster. Bad service, bad food, bad ambiance-all the things we went there in the past were gone. Some of us ordered Margarita and they were bland. Cranberry juice was like colored water. Lot of...More

Thank AIWIW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't say enough about how good Hugo's food and service is ... don't miss this place.There is nothing like it.

Thank Len S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A long bar marks this elegant restaurant! simple wooden tables and very comfortable chairs which tend to slide about rather then scratch the floor makes for an easy dining experience. The lamb that i had was amazing. delicate, falling clean off the bone, finely spiced...More

Thank Sanjoy R
Reviewed May 31, 2018

We read lots of reviews about how wonderful this place is. We were disappointed. The food is good, not fantastic. The service was okay, I asked our waiter a few questions about the menu, but he seemed impatient. When we told him it was our...More

Thank anne m
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Came with colleagues after a conference. We sat on the patio, which was very pleasant. Ordered margaritas and appetizers as it was early afternoon. The margarita was very good although not the best. I ordered octopus al carbon. It was very good and it came...More

Thank Paisagringa
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Food was cold and not so tasty very disappointed and felt ripped off for the amount we were charged. Most definitely will NEVER return and hope no one else gets ripped off.

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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Do NOT waste your money in this place it was by far the worst restaurant in Houston we love to always try something new today we passed by we heard of it before and I wish I could get my money refund it was the...More

Thank Janelle C
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

We got there about 8:20 pm. Parking was limited, had to valet park. We had to wait 45 minute to be seated. The place was bustling with people and live music. The ambience was filled with cheerful chatter and excitement. Women were dressed in their...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

I stopped in Houston for an overnighter and my nephew and his wife took me to the place they take all their guests... Hugo’s Regional Mexican Cuisine. Now I know why they do! I had a sautéed shrimp dish, another had duck, and another had...More

Thank Jack P
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jeichielpalomar
September 14, 2017|
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Response from Punit M | Reviewed this property |
The food is modern Mexican and a fusion of sorts nothing like a menu of a Mexican joint, I would suggest you identify how spicy you want and which meats you prefer, that said, do not leave without trying their Cilantro sauce.
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Adrian S
June 18, 2017|
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Response from Paul W | Reviewed this property |
On par. Apples and oranges though. Hugo's focus on traditional and Caracol fusion and modern versions. Both excellent places imho
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guillermocepeda97
February 11, 2017|
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Response from Sls816 | Reviewed this property |
I would expect the bill to be about $100 for you and a date
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006-3728
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Neartown/ Montrose
  • Neighbourhood: Neartown/ Montrose
  • Phone Number: +1 713-524-7744
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Description
Located in the heart of Houston's Montrose area, Hugo's brings the exciting and earthy flavors of Mexico across the border. “Authentic Mexican cooking is a world-class cuisine that has remained virtually unchanged by the outside world," says Executive Chef Hugo Ortega of his native cuisine. "The food is as light and fresh as a seafood cocktail prepared by fishermen on the beach; as deep and complex as the moles of Oaxaca made with an astounding number of ingredients; and as earthy as the simplest handmade corn tortilla." With the opening of his namesake restaurant in 2002, Ortega journeyed full-circle to rediscover the foods of his homeland. The menu features traditional dishes from the many regions of Mexico, all made from scratch in Mexican tradition, including various cheeses, moles, tortillas and chocolate. The restaurant is also known for its stellar award-winning wine program, cocktail list and tequila menu.
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