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Queen Isabel, Port Isabel, TX
11:00 - 23:00
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All hours
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Antelope, California
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

Okay for pub food, the karaoke was fun and the nachos are okay, my favorite was the Mexican large shrimp cocktail.

Thank Carol P
Amarillo, Texas
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

Not too bad for Mexican food in Port Isabel. We know our dining options are pretty limited in P.I. so we thought we'd try it out. My wife ordered chicken fajitas, which were cooked great and looked like a ton of food for the money. I tasted them - seemed fairly bland (thought I'd rather have too bland than too... More 

Thank Mac806
Satanta, Kansas
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

We arrived at lunch time, very hungry. Was seated right away. Menu had no children's portions . There was 4 adults & 2 kids in our party. The male server kept asking is that it after each one ordered, I told him that each of us needed to order. He brought one basket of chips & dip, which was devoured... More 

Thank Zach M
Port Isabel, Texas
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

I had avoided Kiki's Mexican Restaurant for much too long, primarily because of reviews that said the service was slow and uncaring. So first, I went during a time between lunch and dinner (about 3 p.m), and the restaurant was not busy. I got immediate, pleasant, attentive service. The seating area is one medium-sized room. There's nothing fancy here. The... More 

Thank Dennis K
McAllen, Texas
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147 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014

Service was horrible. Food was ok. everything was an extra charge. the tortilla shells were about the size of mini pancakes. Flour shells were not even an option. Fajita plate was meat, no grilled peppers, no grilled onions. had to pay 6 dollars for some guacamole.

2 Thank carrie s
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014 via mobile

I decided to try the fajita plate my wife tried some tacos. The fajitas are good the tacos had some white cheese and sliced avocado the fajita plate had rice, avocados, and a small salad. Try the aguas frescas all for just $20.00.

Thank santiago a
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014 via mobile

Ordered kiki's tacos and they were pretty poor. The "steak" chopped into small pieces inside the quesadilla (it wasn't a taco according to Americans definition) was less than good. We should have known the minute we walked in it wasn't going to be a great experience. Everyone stared rudely at us - only one other table of English speaking folks... More 

1 Thank Bree D
Wixom, Michigan
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2014

Our family of six ate a terrific, huge meal for under $50. My four young teens eat a LOT of food and we love Mexican. We weren't sure what we were ordering since the entire menu was in Spanish! but we loved everything and took a box home too. Service wasn't spectacular, I ordered a drink that I never got.... More 

Thank Joan B
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2014

We have eaten at Kiki's about 10 times or more and we LOVE the beef fajita plate. This comes with chips and pico de gallo that is out of this world. Then you get a cup of 'charro bean soup' that is second to none. When your meal arrives there is a simple salad of lettuce and tomato and they... More 

Thank G L
Olmito, Texas, United States
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2014

I don't like Mexican restaurants unless they serve Pico de Gallo. This place does and it is good. I've eaten there many many times and all the different Kiki's. You can always count on good food at reasonable prices.

Thank Joan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queen Isabel, Port Isabel, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Isabel

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