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$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
1600 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006-3728
+1 713-524-7744
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Mexican, Latin, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1600 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006-3728
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1 - 10 of 745 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We read lots of reviews about how wonderful this place is. We were disappointed. The food is good, not fantastic. The service was okay, I asked our waiter a few questions about the menu, but he seemed impatient. When we told him it was our...More

Thank anne m
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Came with colleagues after a conference. We sat on the patio, which was very pleasant. Ordered margaritas and appetizers as it was early afternoon. The margarita was very good although not the best. I ordered octopus al carbon. It was very good and it came...More

Thank Paisagringa
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Food was cold and not so tasty very disappointed and felt ripped off for the amount we were charged. Most definitely will NEVER return and hope no one else gets ripped off.

Thank Krystal2019
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Do NOT waste your money in this place it was by far the worst restaurant in Houston we love to always try something new today we passed by we heard of it before and I wish I could get my money refund it was the...More

Thank Janelle C
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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We got there about 8:20 pm. Parking was limited, had to valet park. We had to wait 45 minute to be seated. The place was bustling with people and live music. The ambience was filled with cheerful chatter and excitement. Women were dressed in their...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

I stopped in Houston for an overnighter and my nephew and his wife took me to the place they take all their guests... Hugo’s Regional Mexican Cuisine. Now I know why they do! I had a sautéed shrimp dish, another had duck, and another had...More

Thank Jack P
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Everything we ate was fabulous. It was also distinctive to many restaurant meals. We had a friendly helpful server. Had roast suckling pig with corn tortillas appetizer (called lechon). Unbelievable never eaten anything like this. My dining companion had a salad of attractive fresh veg...More

Thank MikeBirdman
1_HRG, Guest Relations Manager at Hugo's, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

That is really great to hear! Thank you for coming.

Reviewed 2 April 2018

Read about this restaurant sometime ago and marked it down as a place I wanted to visit my next special occasion which was Easter. On arrival noticed a huge line to get into their parking lot so parked on a side street with several other...More

2  Thank timbom
1_HRG, Guest Relations Manager at Hugo's, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

We are really sorry that happened! We absolutely do not profit from this.We would never do that to our costumers. We try and do our best to inform our guest of the towing zone areas around us. The neighborhood residents put the sign up and...More

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We went for Easter brunch and were blown away. Food as served buffet style, but the friendly and attentive servers brought drinks and restocked dishes and flatware. The space is open and pleasant. There is a good sized bar along one side. Above the bar,...More

Thank Jays911
1_HRG, Guest Relations Manager at Hugo's, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

That is really great to hear! Thank you for coming!

Reviewed 1 April 2018

Being from a country where Mexican eateries are few and far between we were keen to try somewhere described as 'authentic'. While in truth we have no idea what 'authentic' Mexican actually is, we do know that we greatly enjoyed our experience at Hugo's. Large...More

Thank AllanJGJ
1_HRG, Guest Relations Manager at Hugo's, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

That is really great to hear! Thanks for coming.

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Questions & Answers
14 September 2017|
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Response from Punit M | Reviewed this property |
The food is modern Mexican and a fusion of sorts nothing like a menu of a Mexican joint, I would suggest you identify how spicy you want and which meats you prefer, that said, do not leave without trying their Cilantro sauce.
Adrian S
18 June 2017|
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Response from Paul W | Reviewed this property |
On par. Apples and oranges though. Hugo's focus on traditional and Caracol fusion and modern versions. Both excellent places imho
11 February 2017|
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Response from Sls816 | Reviewed this property |
I would expect the bill to be about $100 for you and a date
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006-3728
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Neartown/ Montrose
  • Neighbourhood: Neartown/ Montrose
  • Phone Number: +1 713-524-7744
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Located in the heart of Houston's Montrose area, Hugo's brings the exciting and earthy flavors of Mexico across the border. “Authentic Mexican cooking is a world-class cuisine that has remained virtually unchanged by the outside world," says Executive Chef Hugo Ortega of his native cuisine. "The food is as light and fresh as a seafood cocktail prepared by fishermen on the beach; as deep and complex as the moles of Oaxaca made with an astounding number of ingredients; and as earthy as the simplest handmade corn tortilla." With the opening of his namesake restaurant in 2002, Ortega journeyed full-circle to rediscover the foods of his homeland. The menu features traditional dishes from the many regions of Mexico, all made from scratch in Mexican tradition, including various cheeses, moles, tortillas and chocolate. The restaurant is also known for its stellar award-winning wine program, cocktail list and tequila menu.
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