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Johnny Tamale Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
E. Sam Houston Pkwy., Pasadena, TX 77505
+1 281-487-7482
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tamales” (9 reviews)
“fajita salad” (2 reviews)
Closes in 2 min
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
E. Sam Houston Pkwy., Pasadena, TX 77505
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I generally judge a Mexican Restaurant on a few a simple points......quality of chips and salsa, guacamole, margarita (on the rocks of course) and most important.....how are the fish tacos? Of course, there are other things I look for in a good Mexican restaurant, but...More

Thank raven349
Reviewed March 29, 2018

We were out for a late dinner and this restaurant was open. I'm glad we found it because the food was delicious.

Thank Noir17058
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Great spot for well prepared Mexican food. We both selected a lunch special called “Lolita” which consisted of a tamale, enchilada, burrito, taco, and rice and beans. All very delicious. Very generous portions at a reasonable price. Servers push appetizers, but with the amount of...More

Thank jer b
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

The tortillas here are the real thing. Not gross see through ones that are too greasy. The fajitas were on the more med side the way I requested. They were tender as well. I loved it!

Thank Mary G
Reviewed January 3, 2018

We didn't want to drive to Pappasito's so we went to JT's this past weekend. The wife had a mango marg that she said was good and we had queso with ground beef to start. Pretty good queso and salsa. We ordered beef fajitas with...More

Thank eldude1010
Reviewed December 11, 2017

We stopped in for dinner on a Saturday night and sat at the bar while waiting for a table to become available. We had such a great bartender that we decided to just stay at the bar. We ordered some awesome Margaritas for a great...More

Thank Sharon A
Reviewed October 2, 2017

We have been going here for years and everytime our daughter comes home from College this is the first place she wants to go to eat. Our favorite is the Chilli Con Queso with chips. Love the Seafood Enchilada's and my Husband loves the El...More

Thank Darlene P
Reviewed August 9, 2017

This restaurant has a variety of mexican dishes that taste great. The fajitas, frijoles a la charra, and home made tortillas are delicious. The atmosphere is family friendly. The resturant also has televisons for those who enjoy watching their favorite sport. It's a great place...More

Thank dee194358
Reviewed August 5, 2017

Have been to this restaurant many times and am rarely disappointed. Management there is very concerned that you are happy with both the food and service and will correct anything if you bring it to their attention. Would recommend this location for lunch and dinner.

Thank Pasadena4325
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Ate here for dinner with family. Typical chain Mexican food. Was tasty and service was good. Salsa was good.

Thank Heidi K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: E. Sam Houston Pkwy., Pasadena, TX 77505
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 281-487-7482
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