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Mi Cocina

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Mexican, Southwestern
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1201 Lake Woodlands Dr, # 304, The Woodlands, TX 77380-5000
11:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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The Woodlands, Texas
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great staff and really good shrimp tacos. Tableside Quacamole has been fantastic. Tried many different things on the menu and all have been fresh and well made

Thank Jana B
The Woodlands, Texas
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94 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

I only go to Mi Cocina for the jalapeño margaritas. I agree with other reviewers that the food is pretentious, ordinary and overpriced. I am going to make my own jalapeño margaritas at home after this awful experience. My daughter and I went to Mi Cocina to celebrate her upcoming move to L.A. We ordered margaritas and ceviche starters. The... More 

Thank Cheesehead_In_Texas
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121 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We love going to Mi Cocina for their happy hour specials as well as their main entre's. Their salsa is pretty hot so be warned if you only like mild heat. Very friendly service and great location at the waterways.

Thank Brook F
Dallas, Texas
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216 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

this is upscale Mexican food with a twist. i have eaten through the lunch menu at least twice. the street tacos and the brisket tacos are my favorites.

Thank Cynthia U
Houston, Texas
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The food really was great but the service was beyond bizarre. The waiter kept jumping into our conversation which was strange as none of it really pertained to him but that's fine on its own. The real problem was feeling rushed in general even though the restaurant was at maybe 30% capacity. My friend has some pretty serious food allergies... More 

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I recently dined here while on a girls trip with my sister and mom. The reception staff was very nice and friendly. Our waitress, Sarah was top notch. She helped us with our menu questions and was on top of refills. Never had to ask for a refill. The food was very good. The chips were fresh and crisp. The... More 

Thank CGSmitie
Crockett, Texas
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

My wife and I happened on Mi Cocina as first time visitors. Very friendly staff, arrived in time to take advantage of happy hour. We began with drinks and a delicious homemade guacamole, then for dinner I had the shrimp brochettes, my wife the tilapia Veracruz; both very fresh tasting and delicious. Overall a very satisfying dinner experience.

Thank drdux
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is beyond incredible! On the south side of The Woodlands Mall, is a treasure beyond what we ever expected to find...Mi Cocina! The employees are thoughtful and attentive. My husband and I have been there 6 times now and we absolutely love the food! The waitress that we had the first time we came there remembered not only... More 

Thank Helen B
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

I came here for late lunch/early dinner after shopping. The brisket tacos came highly recommended and they are great!!! Lots of meat in the tacos. 3 on the plate and I could barely finish 2!!

Thank Kim H
Istanbul, Turkey
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54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

I like hot nachos. Restaurant location is very good. Taste of food is avarage. But it deserves to try. My friends like it more than me.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
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: 1201 Lake Woodlands Dr, # 304, The Woodlands, TX 77380-5000
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  The Woodlands
Welcome to Mi Cocina where everything we offer is hand-crafted and made fresh daily using authentic Mexican cooking techniques and the finest ingredients available. You'll love our Tex-Mex menu from our famous, homemade salsa to our mouthwatering, hand-dipped enchiladas. You can taste the freshness and quality in every bite. Relax in our comfortable stylish surroundings with one of our legendary Mambo Taxis® served by our family of warm, friendly and professional staff. It's our honor to serve you!

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