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Escalante's Mexican Grille

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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590 Meyerland Plaza Mall, Houston, TX 77096-1615
+1 713-663-7080
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Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tableside guacamole...family atmosphere...awesome waiters...friendly hostesses...paid for by someone else...priceless

Thank Martha O
Clinton, Iowa
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91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

My sister recommended this restaurant and that she liked the Beef Empanaditas. Not being a big eater I didn't think I could handle three. They let me order two off the appetizer menu. Then, my favorite, Guacamole, was made at my table with only the ingredients I wanted. Superb!! Can't wait to go back Only complaint - I drink Canadian... More 

Thank iahmb
Houston, Texas
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is not type of a restaurant you will drive across the town to dine there, but if you happen to be in the neighborhood it is a very decent Tex-Mex restaurant with good food and prompt, attentive service. Their Margaritas and Sangrias are strong, large and tasty, the food is not cheap, but you will get your money's worth.... More 

Thank AlexS101
Dayton, Ohio
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55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

My taco salad was the most bland I've ever had. So tasteless that I didn't eat it and the server graciously removed it from our check. Husband had a combo lunch of an enchilada, an empanada, shrimp kisses, refried beans and rice. He ate it all, but said it was average. Very nice looking restaurant with an outdoor patio. We... More 

Thank Hollygo3535
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335 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

A large group of us celebrated my great nephew's Baptism today at Escalante's in Meyerland. They had reserved the "party room" so it was no surprise it would be a large crowd - but only 1 server and 2 helpers were assigned. Drink orders took about 20 min. Once we ordered food, it was over 45 minutes to an hour... More 

Thank Sue S
Houston, Texas
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136 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I treated a young friend (13 yrs old) to dinner who requested we eat here. The experience was made special when the waitress asked him if he wanted to help prepare the table side guacamole dish. He was thrilled and helped as the waitress guided his preparation. And the end result was very tasty. The only disappointment was the Alambre... More 

Thank Gregory M
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

CeviChe and empanadas are to die for! Great drink menu and Mexican food with a flare! Great shopping center location and super casual environment.

Thank Jessica C
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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297 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

While shopping in the area, we decided to stop by Escalante's for drinks. We had plans to dine somewhere else later. After looking at their menu, we changed our plans. The food was great, and the service was fantastic.

Thank Julesfromlc
Houston, Texas
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180 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We love good Mexican food, especially fajitas and enchiladas. We got to Escalante's montly, usually for a Friday or Sunday evening dinner with family. Variety is excellent, food is good and plentiful.

Thank William D
Austin, Texas
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152 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Escalante's bills itself as upscale Tex-Mex. I felt the prices were upscale, but the food was nothing special. The food and service were very good, but prices were high for Tex-Mex and I did not find the food that special. I eat Tex-Mex all over the state and know when I have found a "special spot". Does not compare to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 590 Meyerland Plaza Mall, Houston, TX 77096-1615
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-663-7080

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