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Jimmy Changas

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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5144 Center St, Pasadena, TX 77505-1839
+1 713-575-2700
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Baytown, Texas
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just love Jimmy Changas! We've eaten there many times, ordered take out, and catering on Mother's Day. Always delicious, always hot, always a good choice! In fact, I haven't eaten anything there I didn't like! My son loves the stuffed avocado. My favorite is a close tie between the Juanita plate and the Mexican Lasagna. My daughter loves the... More 

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Trabuco Canyon, California
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238 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to visit my sister in Texas and we went to Jimmy Changas for lunch. I wanted a frsh good salad and they did not disappoint. I had a tostada salad that was delicious with all fresh ingredients. Not sure what the name of the item my sister got but it looked wonderful and she enjoyed it. Service was outstanding.... More 

Thank grpandnana
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

While visiting Houston I searched specifically for restaurants with gluten free options. This restaurant goes out of their way to state that they have gluten free options, so I went. There were maybe 3 choices available. One was salad with fajita chicken and the other option was the chicken fajitas, sans the tortillas. An option for corn tortillas was not... More 

Thank Janette J
Pasadena, Texas
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This restaurant is consistently delicious with fresh ingredients and delicious combinations. They also have lovely outside tables for those gorgeous spring or fall days in Southeast Texas.

Thank jandavidson19
Pasadena, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Service is very good, food is great, and atmosphere is fun. Never had a bad meal. I am a fussy eater and they get my meals right. The drinks are also good and ice cream is free!

Thank 19babynurse52
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

You can have the cheap hotdogs at Costco or cross the street and have some pretty good tex mex. They handled a big crowd easily, had great service, and a menu intetesting enough to tempt those with fajita fatigue.

Thank StellaScout H
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Came to Jimmy Changas in Deer Park for lunch. The food was surprisingly EXCELLENT. Authentic TexMex, w/ flavors reminiscent of San Antonio. I know everyone raves about Gringos, I think this place will give them some stiff competition!

Thank jaymac1500
Lake Benton, Minnesota
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143 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I went here with some coworkers. They would not seat us until 75% of our party was there. That was a little awkward since it wasn't busy and we just stood around the front entrance. The food and drinks were really good. I had a watermelon margarita on the rocks that was delicious. I ordered the stuffed avocado for my... More 

Thank lahanson
Houston, Texas
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131 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We keep coming back to Jimmy Changas on our lunch hour...always packed, but we can almost always squeeze our way into seating at the bar, where service even seems to be faster. Food has consistently been good and the atmosphere fun. Their chips and salsa are even good. Some places the salsa is just so-so, but I look forward to... More 

Thank ellzebeth
Pasadena, Texas
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This is a local favorite for many. They are pretty busy on Friday and Saturday nights, so expect to wait.

Thank swapmelui

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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 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5144 Center St, Pasadena, TX 77505-1839
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 713-575-2700

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