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El Tiempo Cantina Washington

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
5602 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007-5135
+1 713-681-3645
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fajitas” (103 reviews)
“tortillas” (18 reviews)
“queso” (16 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5602 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007-5135
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I went here for Sunday breakfast. BREAKFAST. Why have I never done this before. I ordered beef breakfast fajitas. More than a grown man could eat. More eggs than I've seen at three breakfasts. This place is great if you're hungry and don't want to...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

El Tiempo Cantina is amazing. We especially love their tortillas with beef. They are served per 1/4, 1/2 or full pound which is great for sharing with the whole table. Tortillas are freshly made and served warm. The beef is sizzling hot, served in a...More

Thank 134AlexG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat outside on a pleasant fall afternoon. Waiter was very accommodating when I explained my food intolerances. He spoke to the chef and was able to inform me of what to avoid. Warning! Margaritas are strong! I should have stuck to one instead of...More

Thank Janice F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m new to the Houston area and always thought Pappasitos was the benchmark. Wow, El timepo is my all time fav. Carne Asada with cheese was off the hook.

Thank KipperKain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome margaritas and awesome food. I would recommend the pork fajita enchiladas. Service is awesome. Chips and salsa (both green and red) are amazing. All around, one of my favorite places to eat in Houston.

Thank Richy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok folks, I know it's been a minute Harvey put a damper on things but I hope that everyone is still blessed just enough to go to El Tiempo Taqueria! (I'm sure the Cantina is good too) but you must cross the street to the...More

Thank sayless2014
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Our large group arrived and we only waited a couple of minutes to be seated. Our server was amazing and 15 entrees later (and even more drinks!) everything was perfect. Food tasted amazing! Planning on returning!

Thank 639angelaw639
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This was some of the best seasoned beef fajitas I have ever had. The service was great and friendly. The portions were huge! The pork chops and eggs had 2 large pork chops, eggs, beans and potatoes for about ten bucks.

Thank maxe1lab
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This was my first experience genuine Mexican food - Texas style. I was to learn each State has its own interpretation of Mexican cuisine. The queue outside was testimony to how well it rated. The food ranged from mlld to hot and spicy. The serving...More

Thank Mal E
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Good food, service was inviting and speedy for lunch. Portions are generous! Valet and self parking offered.

Thank DSW_TX
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Questions & Answers
Jo M
21 January 2017|
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Response from Domenic L | Property representative |
They take reservations for 10 guest and up. You can always give them a call but its mostly walk ins.
6 December 2016|
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Response from Laura V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we've taken our 8 year old since he was three. The pizza is amazing for kids!
15 March 2016|
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Response from Stu K | Reviewed this property |
don't know the day we were there was cold and rainy, call the restaurant to get an answer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5602 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007-5135
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-681-3645
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