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Ninfa's on Navigation

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
2704 Navigation Blvd, Houston, TX 77003-1517
+1 713-228-1175
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (128 reviews)
“tortillas” (60 reviews)
“tacos al carbon” (17 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00 Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2704 Navigation Blvd, Houston, TX 77003-1517
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Reviewed today via mobile

The Original Ninfa’s on Navigation was created by “Mama” Ninfa Laurenzo in 1973 after the death of her husband, John. She started by grilling skirt steak and serving it in tortillas from her family’s struggling tortilla factory. The resulting dish – “Tacos al Carbon” (which...More

Thank Juanjose H
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's casual Mexican dining at it's best... although it's a bit pricey for lunch. I had to get the Fajita salad, supposedly fajitas were "invented" here. Server was pleasant but not overly attentive. The portions are large and there was valet parking. It was a...More

Thank desilady1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The perfect pregame place to have great Texmex! Get there before 6 on weekend evenings to avoid a long wait. Food and service were both excellent. We sat outdoors and enjoyed a rare Houston breeze. I will say though that flies overtook the table once...More

Thank 4fish
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a party of 10...so while we waited to be seated, we enjoyed a round of Margaritas. We started with an appetizer of the corn on the cob, which they soaked in Tequila and set on fire! Our meals were very good. So were...More

Thank eas1965
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to visit this restaurant, it has good reviews, We ordered Chicken fajitas and flautas. The rice was flavorful , the flour tortillas tasted like homemade, the meat was very juicy and tasty, the beans were ok, needed a lit of more flavor for...More

Thank Nidia N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’ve eaten at the Ninfa’s chain restaurants and left with that “meh” feeling, don’t let that keep you from coming to the Original Ninfa’s. From the margaritas to the queso, from the chips to tortillas, and the chicken to beef fajitas, they get Tex...More

Thank DeeBTX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time to Ninfa's, it was amazing. The food is delicious and the atmosphere is one of a kind. Service was quick at first but slowly trickled down to little to no service. I expected this as the restaurant packed out VERY...More

Thank FrmnClint
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I understand that this is where the modern notion of fajitas were invented. I had their been fajitas and they were decent but there are much better options to be had even in Houston by small chain's like Lupe Tortilla. The meat did not come...More

Thank Kyle D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good mood , tipical mexican cuisine, very good selection of courses in the menu, friendly staff, parking nearby just around the corner

Thank maurosarti
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I changed our dinner plans for our trip to Houston having seen Ninfa’s featured on Man versus Food the previous week! We were not disappointed. We had the fried seafood to start and then a sharing platter and all of it tasted...More

Thank Mel C
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Ally B
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Response from JoyceInDC | Reviewed this property |
I really do not know. I'd call to ask first. I didn't notice any while we waited. Good luck!
23 April 2015|
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Response from bobccarr | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen a separate room for private parties. You should call them and inquire.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2704 Navigation Blvd, Houston, TX 77003-1517
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-228-1175
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