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El Palenque Mexican Restaurant

21161 State Highway 249, Houston, TX 77070-1655
+1 281-376-6960
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (6 reviews)
“fajitas” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.All hours
CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
21161 State Highway 249, Houston, TX 77070-1655
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We went here for lunch. The chips and sausa was very tasty! The food came out promptly and hot! All food very good! The soft serve ice cream was very good too!

Thank Haden L
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Came here for a family lunch over the weekend. When we got to the table, our waiter came by right away for drink orders. I opted for their ground beef enchilada plate and my son got their kids menu corndog with fries plate. Everyone else...More

Thank yellowrose1288
Reviewed 16 December 2017

I'm pretty picky about my Mexican restaurant and this one tops my list. Big food portions and and average price. Oh and very tasty. Free ice cream too!

Thank Jason W
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Saw a fairly high rating and gave it a try. Portions are huge. Much bigger than expected. Friendly service. Lots of good flavor. I ordered the pechuga Diabla. The fajitas looked good. The guy next to us ordered a seafood special. Nice place.

Thank shaun r
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

So I ordered the Texas combo and was totally satisfied. Just big enough for me to finish everything and I wasn't overly stuffed but still full. $9.95, great price. I love this place

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We visit this location for lunch. I have my favorite dishes, but it seems all of the dishes are very good. I've gone on business and personal lunches and dinners and have never been disappointed. Customer service is always on point, very helpful and attentive...More

Thank martinezeduardo
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

On a date night with my wife Bonnie we started out going to one Mexican restaurant but ended up going to El Palenque Mexican Restaurant. It was the best move of the night. We were greeted and then seated and our waitress Elizabeth greeted us...More

Thank Jim69_61
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I went with my parents and my mom suggested the Texas combo. It's a beef or cheese enchilada, a beef tamale, a hardshell taco on the side and rice and beans of course. Totally satisfied!

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Great food and service clean restaurant and bathroom. Good drinks. Kids love the ice cream and adults too :)

Thank deborahsD7766YQ
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch. I had the fish tacos. Chips and sauce was very good! Large portions. Service was typical for this type of restaurants (no hurry). Free soft serve ice cream!

Thank Haden L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21161 State Highway 249, Houston, TX 77070-1655
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 281-376-6960
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