We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Spanish Village Restaurant

$$ - $$$
The Museum District
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
4720 Almeda Rd, Houston, TX 77004-5050
+1 713-523-2861
Today
11:00 - 21:30
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

34 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 33: English reviews
Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
106 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Small space for parking, we had to walk about a block, but it was worth the walk. After the meal, the owner showed us how the place started and how it came to be. Will be back!

Helpful?
Thank Abel G
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
101 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Tex Mex food served. Service good. Food is OK nothing special but OK. Margaritas are good. Pricey for what is offered.

Helpful?
Thank Vicki D
Level Contributor
104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for lunch and had great enchiladas and tacos al carbon, but the food is pretty expensive! Love the old ambience- old traditional Mexican restaurant!!

Helpful?
Thank Allen B
Winnipeg, Canada
Level Contributor
55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

The restaurant ambiance was a little off putting, kind of a dark patio with Christmas lights, but don’t let that fool you, it is very comfortable and it clearly appeals to the neighborhood professionals who were there in two very large groups. The service was good but for some reason they did not have red wine by the glass. My... More 

Helpful?
Thank SouthOne60
Houston
Level Contributor
63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

My uncle loves this place and tells stories about how it has been around forever. I ate here and the food is okay. I can tell you there are so many options for Mexican in Houston that it is hard to return here. No complaints but it was really old school Tex-Mex.

Helpful?
Thank samhous2n
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Good here...usually on Sundays...many other place closed on Sundays. They have their own take on food and each place I have tried was very good. Their Margaritas are very good. Limit of two per person though...Cozy inside with nice windows.

Helpful?
Thank Oscar B
Texas
Level Contributor
67 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We try to eat hear every time we are in Houston. They have great old fashioned chili, cheese and onion enchiladas. Margaritas are exceptional. The small guacamole is like a large anywhere else. An unusual but great dish on the menu is fried chicken. Nice service with parking across the street. Don't let the appearance fool you, Spanish Village is... More 

Helpful?
Thank cattlemanGH
Level Contributor
12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

You have to buy food to get one, but the food is good, the margaritas are great, and the ambience is unbeatable. Get the frozen, even if you usually get rocks. It's one of the oldest restaurants in town. It's completely traditional Tex-mex. The carnitas are incredible, the tamales are fluffy, and the salsa has a solid bite. It's been... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Richard P
1 review
Reviewed 8 November 2015

The owner was very rude. He seemed to single my friend and I out. If I could file a discrimination lawsuit I would. Trust me he does not want African Americans at his business so save your money and go to a taco stand! This place is nasty and overpriced. I will never return

Helpful?
Thank Clifton T
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

My family, friends and I have eaten here since the 1960's at this Spanish restaurant that also sells Mexican food. The food is tasty, the atmosphere homey, the family owners kind and friendly (the check says "See you next week"), the owner brother/sister team remember repeat visitors and treat older customers with respect and attention. Birthday celebrants might get their... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Goff M

Travellers who viewed Spanish Village Restaurant also viewed

Houston, Texas Gulf Coast
Houston, Texas Gulf Coast
 
Houston, Texas Gulf Coast
 
Houston, Texas Gulf Coast
Houston, Texas Gulf Coast
 

Been to Spanish Village Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4720 Almeda Rd, Houston, TX 77004-5050
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > The Museum District
  • Neighbourhood: The Museum District
  • Phone Number: +1 713-523-2861

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Spanish Village Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?