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 Original Marini's Empanada House

3522 S Mason Rd, #100, Katy, TX 77450-7712
+1 281-391-4273
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Latin, Argentinian, South American
3522 S Mason Rd, #100, Katy, TX 77450-7712
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (90)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place. It's inexpensive! The people are great and the food is awesome. Simple but delicious.

Thank Yolanda B
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I first visited this location a few years ago after finding it on tripadvisor. It was a positive experience then and I am still in love with their food! It is one of my favorite places to eat.The food and service is consistent, more so...More

Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We recently tried this restaurant while in the area for business. There are numerous options for fillings. We each got two and fries, one regular and one sweet potato. We both loved the spicy pulled pork. And the green salsa that comes with them is...More

Thank twerpies3
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Was not sure about this place based on a recommendation but was pleasantly surprised. The small Greek pasties (a great assortment of fillings) are wonderful, as well as the sandwiches.

Thank Bernard B
Reviewed 6 April 2017

It was our first time at Marini's and the guy who took our order was friendly and patient. Between the two of us we tried 5 different savory empanadas and two sweet empanadas. All good but the standouts were the Beef Gaucho, the Hot Tia...More

Thank des0001
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I'm usually not one to write a review for a place right away, but I can say that this is one of the places that had inspired to do so! We were in the neighborhood as a family and I've been wanting to try this...More

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Our first empanadas were at Marini's Empanada House. We were hooked! There is great variety in the empanadas. Salads and sandwiches are also excellent. Typically, the owner is cooking or taking orders. They take great pride in their restaurant and the food reflects that.

Thank LRD37
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Just visited tonight with a friend. This was my first visit even though I passed by that shopping strip many times and have never noticed this place. There is a big variety of meat/vegetarian /cheese empanadas, as well as sweet ones. I had a spicy...More

Thank sumanuta
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Love, love, love this quick little place. The empanadas are wonderful. Really wide variety. Family owned and great service. Nice people.

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Visited with my daughter for lunch and we were both impressed with this cute restaurant. Great variety of both savory and sweet empanadas. We had savory empanadas and finished with a dessert empanada, all were served piping hot and were very flavorsome. The gentleman who...More

Thank TXGAL6
Nearby Restaurants
Local Table
114 reviews
.72 km away
El Asador
40 reviews
.41 km away
Bahama Bucks
8 reviews
1.43 km away
Nearby Attractions
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
24 reviews
2.13 km away
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Mason Park
56 reviews
4.59 km away
Times Square Entertainment
23 reviews
5.14 km away
Meadowbrook Farms Golf Club
27 reviews
4.29 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Original Marini's Empanada House staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3522 S Mason Rd, #100, Katy, TX 77450-7712
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Katy
  • Phone Number: +1 281-391-4273
  • E-mail
Over 70 variety of Argentine style empanadas made fresh. Selection of craft beers.
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