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El Tiempo Cantina

) #144 of 7,285 Restaurants in Houston $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Latin
1308 Montrose Blvd, 1308 Cantina, Houston, TX 77019-4234
+1 713-807-8996
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“fajitas” (18 reviews)
“queso” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
1308 Montrose Blvd, 1308 Cantina, Houston, TX 77019-4234
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent (strong) margaritas. Very quick service on a busy Saturday night, and ended up ordering appetizers to share as dinner.

Thank HRL_22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

El Tiempo is a great place to meet friends or take family. Service is very good and the food is excellent. I had the Cannonball with a salad instead of the beans and rice. It was very tasty and filling. The traditional margaritas were cold...More

Thank Trinigal608
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Delicious food and great margaritas in a fun atmosphere. Wonderful service too! I recommend this place, and I'll be back!

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Fajitas heating on your table on a bed of coals. sweetbread meat. (it's brains if you didn't know that and hard to find) wonderful entrees and truly old school mexico in every aspect. I used to travel to juarez and this reminds me of those...More

Thank artibear
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I recommend sharing because, holy moly, the portions are huge. Food is tasty and service is very good. Did I mention huge portions? not kidding on that.

Thank CB22222
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Love to go here when I get to Houston. Love the homey feeling when I walk in. The service is amazing and the Tex-Mex is delicious. Loved the Quattro combo and I think they have the best tacos ever and the best guacamole in Town....More

Thank ggerskine
Reviewed 24 March 2017

To start, the ambience in this restaurant was was great. Everything from the music to the low light and the wonderful service was perfectly conducive to a phenomenal experience! The food itself was absolutely delicious. Chips were warm, salsa perfectly zesty, and main course along...More

Thank aspite1
Reviewed 12 March 2017

El Tiempo is one of our favs and we eat here frequently. The service is top of the line and the food is great. We have many great waiters there and do not know all of their names but Marcos is one of the best....More

Thank LKay113
Reviewed 5 March 2017

My son and I had an early-ish dinner here one Saturday evening. There was already a good size crowd inside, but we were seated immediately. The atmosphere and decor were fantastic. We received our drinks, chips, and salsa promptly. The salsa was served warm (It...More

Thank bluebonnet-and-bat
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Best tacos and enchiladas I've had, ever. Service was quick and polite. I plan to return to Houston, and when I do, I plan to return here to eat. Yum!

Thank Amber K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1308 Montrose Blvd, 1308 Cantina, Houston, TX 77019-4234
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Neartown/ Montrose
  • Neighbourhood: Neartown/ Montrose
  • Phone Number: +1 713-807-8996
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