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Cafe Red Onion - CLOSED

3910 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77098-4120
+1 713-807-1122
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average31%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
3 Jun 2013
“Lunch near a job site”
12 May 2013
“Cafe Red Onion”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Latin, Caribbean, Spanish, South American
$$ - $$$
3910 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77098-4120
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Reviewed 4 June 2013

I have only been to the Red Onion once but I remember that the food and service were great. Unfortunately, one is not located near where I live.

Thank Cyril U
Reviewed 13 May 2013

Gets great reviews have been there three times thinking I order the wrong thing. I just don't get it. The food is at best (compared to what is available near by) average. The service is average and the cost above average

Thank TravelerFromPerth
Reviewed 31 October 2012

This is not a tex-mexican restaurant but is a fusion of latin american cusine and in my opinion is one of the best restaurant in houston. Food is dilicious and I like the mango appetizer and I love really love the chimichurri strip steak!

1  Thank Michael T
Reviewed 2 September 2012

In a city full of great restaurants, great South American food and great Mexican food, I have never been really wowed by the food at Red Onion. I do take clients to lunch here sometimes. The decor and service are good. It is okay, but...More

Thank kgcrouch
Reviewed 18 May 2012

We have been omce before and loved the food - unique dishes, well prepared. Went in May 2012, and it was closed! Hoping this is temporary.... So call before you go.

Thank kinseykat
Reviewed 11 April 2012

Ample portions of dishes with exotic spices and helpful and attentive staff. Reasonable prices for what you get.

Thank HALCruiser2010
Reviewed 24 February 2012

The seafood was fair the atmosphere is okay located in a strip mall. Parking can be a problem at times.

Thank CDM49
Reviewed 15 January 2012

When they seat you, they bring a basket of chips with red salsa and pineapple salsa which is to die for! This is a Latin American restaurant, and they have a huge selection of things to order, which is always really tasty. The workers at...More

Thank SusiePTexas
Reviewed 22 December 2011

Good, not often found Central/South American food. Somewhat spartan setting.

Thank CrossRiver
Reviewed 21 January 2011

The exterior won't get your attention. But the food sure will. Don't expect a puddle of refried beans and generic cheese goop on enchiladas. No, sir. Cafe Red Onion obviously cares about taste. You should go.

Thank MrTravelTalker
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3910 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77098-4120
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Greenway/ Upper Kirby
  • Neighbourhood: Greenway/ Upper Kirby
  • Phone Number: +1 713-807-1122
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