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El Tiempo Cantina Washington

) #32 of 7,320 Restaurants in Houston $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Latin
5602 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007-5135
+1 713-681-3645
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (105 reviews)
“tortillas” (19 reviews)
“queso” (16 reviews)
Open Now
09:30 - 23:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5602 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007-5135
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good food, service was inviting and speedy for lunch. Portions are generous! Valet and self parking offered.

Thank DSW_TX
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the cheese enchiladas with chili sauce. Excellent chili. One of our favorite restaurants to visit when we are in Houston. Highly recommend!

Thank sportsfan1685
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been coming to this branch for over 10 years and know I am biased, but we could not have picked a better place to celebrate. Jose was our waiter and as usual charms the children as well everybody else. He personally led the...More

Thank Malachy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

El Tiempo is one of the Houston Tex-Mex superpowers. The atmosphere is much like you would expect- slightly garish decor with lots of Latin flair. The staff are very attentive. You can get the mainstays here, or mix plates. Personally, I like their enchiladas, and...More

Thank HankScorpi0
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This meal was the best I have ever had Tex Mex extrordinaire If you are in Houston or on your way to Galveston you must stop and have lunch A meatatarian dream Homemade flour and corn tortillas

Thank SharMallory
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This was our first time here. Highly recommended by friends, we're glad the treat was on them. Noisy, low light, boisterous wait staff, high prices for Mexican cuisine, which there is plenty of in Houston. The food was good and a very good portion. They...More

Thank 70Craig
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I had heard many excellent things about El Tiempo and was very excited to try it. I ordered a combination plate that included an enchilada, taco and fajita. Other than the fajita which I enjoyed, I wasn't crazy about the food. We also got the...More

Thank Sabrina T
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Food is good but way overpriced. Our waitress tonight was snippy. This place would make out of town guests happy but we locals know better. Waste of money.More

Thank bochulizm
Domenic L, Owner at El Tiempo Cantina Washington, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thank you for visiting us. I am sorry to hear that you did not have a great experience. Would you please be so kind as to contact Mary Campos at mary@eltiempocantina.com so that she may further assist you. We would like to hear more of...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017

Great choice for dinner. Fajitas to die for - beef and pork was particularly good. Very tasty margaritas. Would definitely repeat.

Thank Zack M
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Went with 4 other friends. Everyone enjoyed. I found this restaurant a couple of years ago on Washington by accident - while purchasing tomato plants down the street. The smell of fajitas caught my attention. There were plenty of cars in the parking lot so...More

Thank clay p
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Questions & Answers
Jo M
20 January 2017|
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Response from Domenic L | Property representative |
They take reservations for 10 guest and up. You can always give them a call but its mostly walk ins.
5 December 2016|
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Response from Laura V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we've taken our 8 year old since he was three. The pizza is amazing for kids!
14 March 2016|
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Response from Stu K | Reviewed this property |
don't know the day we were there was cold and rainy, call the restaurant to get an answer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
09:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5602 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007-5135
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-681-3645
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