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Teotihuacan Mexican Cafe

#168 of 7,156 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Greater Heights
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1511 Airline Dr, Houston, TX 77009-3605
+1 713-426-4420
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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houston, United States
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A family favorite since we first tried this neighborhood gem almost 20 years ago. Consistently good and the only Tex-mex restaurant I can recommend without exception.

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Thank Tanya L
Rochester, New York
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143 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us ate here. All our food was excellent. Service excellent too. I recommend this place if in the area. I like Mexican food and found their food a cut above

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Thank Bill B
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came for breakfast with the girl. Ordered queso flameado which is the bomb!. But when I got my breakfast the bacon was old rancid and the Amigas had to much cheese. Unfortunately, I have been here multiple times and never had this bad of a breakfast. I'll probably be back one more time but hopefully it won't end with this... More 

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Thank Mike A
Houston, Texas
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168 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good service and good food. Can't complain. We went for breakfast and everything was good. Very affordable

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Thank 56003Richard
Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is my favorite. It's Mexican food. Not TexMex. It is outstanding. We love everything we've ever ordered. Enchiladas. The chicken dishes are phenomenal. The sauces. Woah. The mushroom sauce and poblano chicken are creamy, dreamy delish! The red and green sauce are the best in Houston. Chips always fresh. The homemade tortillas are so amazing. And the service... More 

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Thank momt00
Metairie, Louisiana
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Visit Houston about twice a year and have dined at several Tex-Mex places. First time here. Will not be the last. Came on a busy Saturday evening with party of six. No wait. Very good food and reasonably priced. Much better deal than some of the better known places. Atmosphere was very nice and service was quick and friendly. I... More 

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Thank Dan H
Sandwich, Massachusetts
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146 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Went here for dinner. The food was pretty standard for what you would expect with the zillions of Mexican restaurants in the Houston area. Our server was hard working, but not very personable. It's also not in the best part of town, so maybe it is one of the better restaurants for that area?

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Thank Valerie O
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Great experience here! Many delicious menu choices and daily lunch specials. Had the Tuesday special, chicken breast with mushrooms, bell peppers, and onion topped with melted cheese. Served with charro beans and delicious rice. Outstanding! Home made Tortillas, both corn and flour, were fantastic. Ordered the guacamole as an appetizer and it was fresh and very tasty. Salsas were delicious,... More 

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Thank Kirk409
North Houston, Texas
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a great place for lunch. They have daily specials and a full range of menu items. Service is friendly and everyone smiles. Plates are filled to the brim with deliciously prepared items from fajitas to enchiladas.

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Thank Aon28
Houston, Texas
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111 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

PRO's: This restaurant gives you the complete Tex-Mex package for a family run restaurant with excellent margaritas and loads of different dish selections. Good value and large portions makes me wonder why I don't come here more often. Excellent service. The staff is willing to make menu changes to please the customer. CON's: If you come at peak dining times... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1511 Airline Dr, Houston, TX 77009-3605
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Greater Heights
  • Neighbourhood: Greater Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 713-426-4420

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