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Johnny Tamale Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
E. Sam Houston Pkwy., Pasadena, TX 77505
+1 281-487-7482
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
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“tamales” (10 reviews)
“fajita salad” (2 reviews)
“queso” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
E. Sam Houston Pkwy., Pasadena, TX 77505
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tortillas here are the real thing. Not gross see through ones that are too greasy. The fajitas were on the more med side the way I requested. They were tender as well. I loved it!

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't want to drive to Pappasito's so we went to JT's this past weekend. The wife had a mango marg that she said was good and we had queso with ground beef to start. Pretty good queso and salsa. We ordered beef fajitas with...More

Thank eldude1010
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We stopped in for dinner on a Saturday night and sat at the bar while waiting for a table to become available. We had such a great bartender that we decided to just stay at the bar. We ordered some awesome Margaritas for a great...More

Thank Sharon A
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We have been going here for years and everytime our daughter comes home from College this is the first place she wants to go to eat. Our favorite is the Chilli Con Queso with chips. Love the Seafood Enchilada's and my Husband loves the El...More

Thank Darlene P
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This restaurant has a variety of mexican dishes that taste great. The fajitas, frijoles a la charra, and home made tortillas are delicious. The atmosphere is family friendly. The resturant also has televisons for those who enjoy watching their favorite sport. It's a great place...More

Thank dee194358
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Have been to this restaurant many times and am rarely disappointed. Management there is very concerned that you are happy with both the food and service and will correct anything if you bring it to their attention. Would recommend this location for lunch and dinner.

Thank Pasadena4325
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Ate here for dinner with family. Typical chain Mexican food. Was tasty and service was good. Salsa was good.

Thank Heidi K
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Good selection of draft and bottle beer and your traditional Tex-Mex food. Staff was attentive and friendly. Prices are reasonable. They have a good amount of televisions in the bar. Across the street from some good hotels, so it's convenient. Would go back if I...More

Thank Ricardo C
Reviewed 22 June 2017

very good food at a good price. Close to interstate . Great atmosphere and lots of flat screens for sports

Thank William D
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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

2nd visit and I am so thankful for real Tex mex good food. I ordered (Ponderosa) beef fajita enchiladas with a sour cream sauce suggested by our wonderful server Liz. This was so flavorful. It was wonderful to also be served an abundance of chips...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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 - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: E. Sam Houston Pkwy., Pasadena, TX 77505
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 281-487-7482
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