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Teotihuacan Mexican Cafe

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4624 Irvington Blvd, Houston, TX 77009-3346
+1 713-695-8757
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Houston
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I've been a fan for many years because if it's great flavor in it's Tex-Mex cuisine. Locally owned the best is the original Irvington location. Fajitas and carnitas are wonderful plus the chile relleno is awesome with fresh mushrooms plus any dish on the menus is tasty.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Try the queso flameado- it may clog your arteries but you will die happy. This is a raucous place to have a good Mexican meal at a good price. This is one of the more "local" Mexican joints where a músico is likely to serenade you while you are enjoying your dinner.

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Thank Sandra G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Very good Mexican food, had fajitas for lunch. Hot and fresh tortillas. Roasted tomato salsa, green sauce was good too.

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Thank Daniel N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Went here while on a trip to Houston after reading the reviews. This place was great. Don't be thrown off by the outside of the building.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

Stopped here for lunch based on some decent reviews online, and we were in no way disappointed. I would eat here every single day if I could. The salsas were delicious, the chips were warm, the entrees were perfect. Not one single thing could have been better, actually. They even had a pretty good musician walking around the restaurant singing.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

This is a hole in the wall restaurant that luckily some friends recommended. Simple decor and service but the food was absolutely sublime, from the delicately crisp sopapillas, to the complex collection of flavors meeting in the best fajita I have ever had; even the guacamole was out of this world. If you're in Houston you must try this restaurant.

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Kratie, Cambodia
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214 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015

I've been to this restaurant half a dozen times when visiting Houston over the last 10 years. It's one of my favorite Mexican restaurants outside of Mexico. I love the pork carnitas and giant margaritas. Service is friendly and efficient and the place can accommodate a large number of diners in various rooms and patios. I'm never disappointed.

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Thank Rick M
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2013

Great hole-in-the-wall Mexican. Great food, inexpensive. Great service. I would not change a thing about this place!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2013

My friend recommended this place and said that it was authentic Mexican food. She is Mexican so I knew her recommendation had to be good. I loved the food here-- I can't even begin to explain how good it is. The meat is good quality and cooked well and the best part was that I didn't feel gross or sick... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2013

We've been there for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The breakfasts are huge and delicious. My favorite dish there in the evenings is there snapper with cilantro sauce....it is an enormous serving, and the sauce is A+. The place is not fancy, so if you are looking for "upscale" this restaurant is not for you. But overall, some of the best... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4624 Irvington Blvd, Houston, TX 77009-3346
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-695-8757

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