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El Imperial Mexican Restaurant FM 1960 Rd

) #2,089 of 7,319 Restaurants in Houston $$ - $$$ Mexican
820 Cypress Creek Pkwy Ste 12, Houston, TX 77090-3414
+1 281-893-2165
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible14%
1 Nov 2016
“Pretty good Mexican fold”
13 May 2017
“great as always.”
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CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
820 Cypress Creek Pkwy Ste 12, Houston, TX 77090-3414
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

the food is always good,has been for years.and the staff are like family,very friendly with everyone new or old customer . fajitas are excellent, they are my personal favorite.

Thank Ben t
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Great food, terrific margaritas and friendly service. Been eating here for years and now when I visit it's a most in my list! LOVE THIS PLACE

Thank AZTraveler85616
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Cheap price, pretty good food. Love the beef fajitas. Their chili con queso is not that great and will not be getting it again but I will come back for the cheese enchiladas and the fajitas.

1  Thank Venny_Here_and_There
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I had the fajitas & they were on point good TeX mex fair price it been there forever and allways have had a good experience never gone wrong eating here

Thank Phil L
Reviewed 7 September 2015

My husband and son were ready for a margarita. We had been driving for a few hours and just getting into town to visit. Thought we would stop for a rest and a drink. We love to sit at the bar when we are not...More

Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 13 May 2015

I'm a purist & Mexican who was raised in this area. This is true traditional Mexican food, no fusion of anything but wonderful flavors. If you are in this area, this is the place you want. Great food!

1  Thank Lanny B
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Food was tasty, we ordered the shrimp enchiladas and had a couple of margaritas, was pretty good. Interior was clean an inviting. It is a little off the beaten track, still on the 1960 but back in the lot. I was impressed with the hand...More

1  Thank Bill O
Reviewed 22 April 2015

We've been eating at this location (FM1960) for about 30 years and have never had a bad meal or experience. The food and service has always been great. The Tostada Imperial, the Stuffed Avocado, the Fajitas, Cheese Enchiladas and their combination dinners are the best...More

Thank J G
Reviewed 19 July 2014

We have been patrons of El Imperial for 30 years. We've moved from that area, but occasionally we get the opportunity to visit our old haunt. When we arrived, I recognized familiar faces in the wait staff, so my expectations of good food and service...More

Thank Mom23TeenBoys
Reviewed 17 May 2014

We have moved away from the Houston area but have enjoyed eating at El Imperial Mexican Restaurant for may decades. The FM 1960 location has become our preference for consistently good Mexican food, though we have been visiting them since previous locations many years ago....More

Thank 4TX
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 820 Cypress Creek Pkwy Ste 12, Houston, TX 77090-3414
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 281-893-2165
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