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El Rey Taqueria

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9742 Katy Fwy, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77055-6218
09:00 - 21:00
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Houston, Texas, United States
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Clean and busy. Order at the counter and you get a buzzer. Find a table and get a fountain drink and the buzzer goes off. Very little wait. Great fish tacos, shrimp tacos, nachos, Cuban sandwiches. Very reasonable prices.

Thank James B
Seabrook, Texas
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Grabbed a quick lunch for the office and the drive through line was enough to make me bypass this favorite spot but I DIDN'T!!! They are fast and thorough and I LOVE the food.

Thank ShellShell521
Houston, Texas
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95 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015

I can't say enough good things about this place... everything is good from the quesadillas to the tacos, the mango tea, the queso to the tortas! A definite step up from "fast food" but still super quick and easy. The Ropa Vieja tacos are my fave!

Thank ShannaNanna84
Missouri City, Texas
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126 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food is always so fresh and good. If there is a line, it usually moves pretty quickly. If you like Cuban style food you will not be disappointing. The prices are also reasonable.

Thank SMPInvestimenti
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188 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2015 via mobile

Got the nachos to go and was surprised with the quality. Nicely seasoned chicken strips with queso cheese and rotel poured on top. Can't wait to go back and try their "big" burrito. Saw that several people ordered it and it looked delicious.

Thank Bradley O
Houston, Texas, United States
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2015

love all the tacos and the tortilla soup. The only downside is occasionally food can be a little bit cold. This place is so yummy I wish I could open a franchise myself!

Thank Lisa M
Sealy, Texas
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2014 via mobile

I have visited this Cuban food restaurant several times. They are always crowded, but the line moves along quickly with two registers operating. The food is nothing short of Outstanding, considering it's small store location. I have never gotten cold food from here. Your food is prepared at the time of order. Taste has always been good. Cuban food is... More 

Thank sdeweese
Houston, Texas
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2013 via mobile

The Cuban taco and al pastor tacos are my favorites. To change it up I'll sometime order a torta or the rotisseries chicken (their signature item). El Rey makes some tasty lemonade and espresso too.

Thank Fattire7
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2013 via mobile

Stopped in El Rey for a very late lunch, I've noticed this restaurant many times...it's in the same parking lot as HEB and close to Costco. Wow, we were surprised at the quality of the food, very fresh, and the prices are reasonable for what you get. Our favorite was the Cuban Taco, it's loaded with favor...we will return soon.... More 

Thank Stephanie L
Sugar Land, Texas
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2013

Great staff. Food is good. Service is excellent. Well priced with a good selection. Most ala carte which is great for small appetites.

Thank Sallye T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Caribbean, Spanish, Cuban
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9742 Katy Fwy, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77055-6218
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston

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