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El Tiempo Catering

#1,195 of 7,306 Restaurants in Houston
€€ - €€€Mexican
3130 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77098-3002
+1 713-807-1600
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good47%
  • Average3%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
4 Mar 2018
“Overcrowded and overpriced”
27 May 2016
“Best fajitas ever”
Opens in 16 min
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CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
3130 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77098-3002
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1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 4 March 2018

The food here is good, but not exceptional. This is an "IN" place, so the 20 and 30 somethings are everywhere. On our most recent visit for someone's birthday, we were totally unimpressed with the food and service, and that's just about all I need...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

The place is very cool, staff are friendly and the food amazing. We have ordered fajitas with flour tortilla, just delicious. I strongly recommend this restaurant.

Thank anapaula_boni
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

No competition really. Just one of the best food experiences in all of Houston. If you even enjoy spice the Tex Mex experience you will not be disappointed. Had beef filet and baby back combo fajitas with Durango sauce - OUTSTANDING!

Thank Bill G
Reviewed 22 January 2016

I have had a lot of Mexican food in my life... A LOT. El Tiempo had the best flavor of any Mexican fare I have had. The charro beans had seasoning instead of just being bland. The rice was unique and flavorful. I had crab...More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 2 December 2014

I took a friend from out of town to talk and eat. Food was tasty, typical tex-mex. Was rather noisy so hard to talk. Parking is awful. Hard to get into and must use valet parking or find local parking lot. Would eat again, but...More

Thank Wayde S
Reviewed 26 September 2014 via mobile

Pretty average Read all the hype and reviews Hype not much texture Carnitas were over cooked greasy and cold Tamale over sauced and served room temp Chips are chips Salsa no special flavor or texture Fajitas like any other tex mex spot nothing to distinguish...More

Thank kencitadel
Reviewed 25 March 2014

A great experience - as usual. After spending two weeks in Europe we needed a Tex Mex fix badly. El Tiempo did not disappoint us. Their Margaritas and enchiladas were great and we truly felt we were back home

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 25 November 2013

El Tiempo is one of the best Mexican restaurants in Houston. You need to definitely try any of the seafood dishes. Everything is made fresh and delicious. I would recommend the fajitas and also the crab nachos. The crab nachos are excellent. You can barely...More

Thank Van N
Reviewed 9 October 2013

Dined in/out two Sunday afternoons in September. Chicken enchiladas were wonderful - big chunks of mostly juicy breast meat and a delicious green sauce. Beef fajitas were the best I've ever had from this place, juicy and tender. Bar service attentive and friendly.

Thank Decklid18
Reviewed 22 September 2013

The restaurant is very dark, which if you are looking for atmosphere is great, but if you have bad eyesight, you might not enjoy it as the menu will be hard to read and the food hard to see. We ordered the dos and the...More

Thank realst8ace
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3130 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77098-3002
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Greenway/ Upper Kirby
  • Neighbourhood: Greenway/ Upper Kirby
  • Phone Number: +1 713-807-1600
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