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Lopez Mexican Restaurant

#141 of 7,146 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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11606 S Wilcrest Dr, Houston, TX 77099-4755
+1 281-495-2436
11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is always good. The portions are huge and they have affordable prices, the service is not the greatest, but they constantly check on you. I like the home made mexican flavor! 👌🏼👍🏼

Thank Jessica B
Richmond, Texas
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here last night with family. 5 of us. The place was packed at 5:15pm on Saturday night but then again it's always packed! They quoted 25-30 and got table within 20, just enough time for a skinny patron Rita from the bar!!! Chips were flowing as soon as we sat down. Great salsa... can't go here and not... More 

Thank Nikki H
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, I was raised in Arizona and KNOW real Mexican food. I live in Australia and haven't had Mexican food in the 20 years since moving there. LOPEZ is REAL, and REALLY GOOD Mexican food served in Houston. Three tacos ($8.00), glass of wine ($4.50), chips and H-O-T, real salsa (no add-on), two shots of tequila (uno anejo y uno... More 

Thank yodel_and_clemmie
Richmond, Texas
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69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Probably our favorite Tex-mex. We took our brother and wife from Mississippi. We drank frozen mango margaritas which we think is their best one. The pitchers were to the top. Fastest service from a restaurant. Wait staff always friendly and accurate and attentive. Nothing you order is a bad choice. Quesadillas, fajitas , enchiladas, queso, tacos... all great. Our family... More 

Thank mellykayi
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

My family have been coming to this restaurant since my kids were very small and we still come to Lopez Restaurant and enjoy the food and outstanding service all the time. Beef Fajita is fantastic and Charro is very good. The food is not salty at all. My favorite is Ocampo and Beef Fajita Enchiladas is what I enjoy over... More 

Thank CharlieOh
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We love Lopez. It is family owned and the owner is frequently making rounds to ensure everyone is happy. The food is tasty and the service is great.

Thank Terrie1956
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I live in NYC but am originally from Houston - I make a point of going to Lopez Mexican Restaurant every time I make it back home. Great chile con queso (extra jalapeños, please!) and lots of iced tea. The only thing I would suggest is that you be careful about over-ordering, since the portions are quite large. I always... More 

Thank Jason H
Meadows Place, Texas, United States
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We have been going to Lopez's for 25 years when it was a tiny hole in the wall across the road. When they built this new restaurant several years ago we were afraid that the food and cost would suffer, but no sirs! You get fast service and the servers are very attentive. This is great Mexican food that will... More 

Thank Stacey B
Sugar Land, Texas
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We ordered fajitas (beef & chicken) to go. Oh, so delicious! Staff was very friendly. We love this restaurant because it's close to our house. We'll definitely be back.

Thank Journeyland
Houston, Texas
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87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We have been frequenting this place for a few years now. The food is consistently great. Just that: great! Fajitas are reliably tender and "delish" and enchiladas are smooth, flavorful, and never taste like "salt poison" (more on that in later review of nearby restaurants). The food at Lopez comes out quickly and the servers are very attentive. Also, I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11606 S Wilcrest Dr, Houston, TX 77099-4755
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 281-495-2436

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