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El Jarrito Restaurant

870 S Mason Rd, Katy, TX 77450-3898
+1 281-579-8844
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“fajitas” (10 reviews)
“queso” (4 reviews)
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870 S Mason Rd, Katy, TX 77450-3898
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

I really, really do not understand all the 5 rankings here. So many TexMex joints you have to choose from and this one does not...not for the food or dink anyway. Yea, nice patio, which is great, but.... TO be completely honest, probably the worst...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Weissgunn
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Great food. Great patio. Great service. A lively and fun place. The outdoor patio is great, especially when the cooler fall weather arrives. Food is very consistent. You know exactly what you're getting when you place your orders. Most waiters have been there for years...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank reelmaster
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

This has become our go to Mexican food place in the Katy area. Make sure you have the table side guacamole and the diablo sauce. The beef fajita enchiladas with diablo sauce is great. Add in a top shelf on the rocks and you’re set....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Fistbumpbudz
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Above average food & accommodating service. Fajitas & queso are tasty. Try their Abuelita (chicken) dish.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank nmlady4011
Reviewed 22 January 2018

A great evening is spent on the patio with a large margarita and fajita nachos. Food is great, staff is attentive. Great time!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Ann C
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We have been going here for years, Great Food & Prices ....Atmosphere on the Patio is great with the Hut style umbrelllas. Good time & good food ....relaxing atmosphere

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank john p
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant with 5 adults and an infant. The service was wonderful beginning with a spilled drink cleaned by our server, Freddy, and the quick service of the food. The flavors were good, the portion sizes were very large and they offered containers...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank jeboerner
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We were in town and wanted to try a non-franchise Mexican restaurant. Decided we'd try El Jarrito. The restaurant is very large and had a huge patio, where most diners seemed to prefer. We heard some live music coming from a back corner of the...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank twerpies3
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

It all depends upon what you want right ? Located in 'white' hombre Katy and totally for the gringos. The restaurant and especially the terrace is pleasant enough and indeed reminiscent of 'down Mexico way' but this is a fast moving table turning hustle experience....More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Paul_6O218
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Y'all, I love El J's (as my family lovingly calls it). We have been eating here for over 13 years - since it was at it's old location on Mason and Cimarron Pkwy. The waitstaff knows us and they are always so friendly. Their salsa...More

Date of visit: January 2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 870 S Mason Rd, Katy, TX 77450-3898
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Katy
  • Phone Number: +1 281-579-8844
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