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Johnny Tamale Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
E. Sam Houston Pkwy., Pasadena, TX 77505
+1 281-487-7482
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
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“tamales” (10 reviews)
“fajita salad” (2 reviews)
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11:00 am - 9:30 pmAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
E. Sam Houston Pkwy., Pasadena, TX 77505
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going here for years and everytime our daughter comes home from College this is the first place she wants to go to eat. Our favorite is the Chilli Con Queso with chips. Love the Seafood Enchilada's and my Husband loves the El...More

Thank Darlene P
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This restaurant has a variety of mexican dishes that taste great. The fajitas, frijoles a la charra, and home made tortillas are delicious. The atmosphere is family friendly. The resturant also has televisons for those who enjoy watching their favorite sport. It's a great place...More

Thank dee194358
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Have been to this restaurant many times and am rarely disappointed. Management there is very concerned that you are happy with both the food and service and will correct anything if you bring it to their attention. Would recommend this location for lunch and dinner.

Thank Pasadena4325
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Ate here for dinner with family. Typical chain Mexican food. Was tasty and service was good. Salsa was good.

Thank Heidi K
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Good selection of draft and bottle beer and your traditional Tex-Mex food. Staff was attentive and friendly. Prices are reasonable. They have a good amount of televisions in the bar. Across the street from some good hotels, so it's convenient. Would go back if I...More

Thank Ricardo C
Reviewed 22 June 2017

very good food at a good price. Close to interstate . Great atmosphere and lots of flat screens for sports

Thank William D
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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

2nd visit and I am so thankful for real Tex mex good food. I ordered (Ponderosa) beef fajita enchiladas with a sour cream sauce suggested by our wonderful server Liz. This was so flavorful. It was wonderful to also be served an abundance of chips...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I got the guac as a starter although try do provide you with chips and dip on the house. The red sauce has no kick which I was hoping for. For the entree I got the JT ribs and some parts of the ribs were...More

Thank Ranto B
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant offers a great menu from fish to tacos to enchiladas. The service is great and free ice cream.

Thank robert s
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Met family for convenient location. Over $100 for 3 people sharing fajitas for 2 which were average, plus charged extra for the jalepenos. 1 large margarita each which were almost $20 each and the worst I ever had. Tasted lime straight lime mix and could...More

Thank MagnificentMom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: E. Sam Houston Pkwy., Pasadena, TX 77505
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 281-487-7482
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