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Kiko's Mexican Food Restaurant

) #38 of 586 Restaurants in Corpus Christi $$ - $$$ Mexican,
5514 Everhart Rd, Corpus Christi, TX 78411-4903
+1 361-991-1211
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (41 reviews)
“guacamole” (19 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
5514 Everhart Rd, Corpus Christi, TX 78411-4903
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Strawberry margaritas were some of the best I've ever had! The carne guisada was very tender and flavorful!! But we had a person takes our drink order and they seemed very clueless, our actual waitress had a face of stone and only checked on us...More

Thank corgon9
Marcus B, Owner at Kiko's Mexican Food Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the stamp of approval on our strawberry margs! I'm glad you enjoyed the Carne Guisada, though I wish the service had been as notable. Next time you're in Corpus Christi, we'd love the chance to show you the great service we're known for....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved everything about our experience! The food was fantastic and the service was great too, Bernice was our server and I can't say enough nice thing about her. We ordered the Family-style dinning for 2. Basically, two of everything on the menu. The cheese...More

Thank MichelleMyBell0411
Marcus B, Owner at Kiko's Mexican Food Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm ecstatic that you loved our cheese enchiladas, Michelle! We're proud of our team so it's great to hear they're making your meal memorable. Bernice and I can't wait to welcome you back for more fantastic food! Take care, Marcus, Owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always liked Kikos. Local favorite. Very crowded during dinner and lunch hours so plan ahead. Also, unless you are familiar with the restaurant location it can be hard to see from the street.

Thank David M
Marcus B, Owner at Kiko's Mexican Food Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the spotlight, David! Hope to see you again when you're in the neighborhood. Take care, Marcus, Owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always try to order something different, but the enchiladas are so good! I keep coming back for more!

Thank Julie G
Marcus B, Owner at Kiko's Mexican Food Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Julie, it's wonderful to hear that our enchiladas always bring you back for more! We hope to see you again soon. Best, Marcus, Owner

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Have been here hundreds of times throughout the years - always consistent but not today!! It was right before the dinner crowd got there on a Saturday so we didn't have a wait for a table, but we did for a waiter and we really...More

Thank danidb518
Marcus B, Owner at Kiko's Mexican Food Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

I'm concerned to hear that your recent visit wasn't in line with the experience you've normally had with us. We sure do take pride in the food and service and provide here. I'm sorry that you weren't pleased with your server, as we expect efficient...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We ate here twice this trip to corpus and im thrilled we did. It's a bit on the expensive side but so worth it! I didn't take pics of my food because I was so hungry and excited to eat! I ordered the enchiladas verde...More

Thank chericarmel
Marcus B, Owner at Kiko's Mexican Food Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

It made our day that you ended up enjoying our food so much that you came in twice! We can't wait to see you back again next time you're in town, and we appreciate your support. Yours, Marcus, Owner

Reviewed 22 June 2017

To begin, plenty of parking options, which is unusual for Corpus. Once we, myfamily and a friend, entered there was a small wait, about 2 minutes. We were led to a clean table in a room that was easy to visit in. Many interesting items...More

Thank Leigh B
Marcus B, Owner at Kiko's Mexican Food Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Leigh, it sounds like you had a great time, and that makes me happy. I hope that you, your family, and your friend all loved the food. We hope to see you again in the future! Best, Marcus, Owner

Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This was one of my favorite Mexican restaurants growing up. We would always go for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The last few times I visited the restaurant the service, wait time, and food quality has diminished. It's pretty sad when the waiters and waitresses are...More

Thank Amanda R
Marcus B, Owner at Kiko's Mexican Food Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Amanda, as you know from your previous visits here, we strive for excellency in food, service, and management. It appears that you received less than that experience, and we apologize. We're going to look into what happened, and make sure your next experience is better....More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

I grew up in Corpus Christi and Kiko's is a "must go to" whenever I'm in town. I've eaten at this place for a good 30 years. Seriously. I haven't been to CC in 10 years and we stopped there to eat our first night...More

Thank Karen H
Marcus B, Owner at Kiko's Mexican Food Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Karen, it's great to hear that our spot has always brought back memories of your childhood for you! Thanks for thinking about us when you came back -- we can't thank you enough for your support. We can't wait to see you back again when...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We are from Indiana, staying at South Padre for the month of April and visiting our cousin in Corpus for the weekend. Kiko's was recommended by our cousin. Picked a good time on Friday night because people were coming in by the dozens by the...More

Thank straughnindian
Marcus B, Owner at Kiko's Mexican Food Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Please give our thanks to your cousin for recommending us! I'm so glad to hear that you and your family all enjoyed the food, especially the enchilada and the shrimp. I hope that you had fun in Padre as well -- next time you're back...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
06:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:00
Thursday
06:30 - 21:00
Friday
06:30 - 22:00
Saturday
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5514 Everhart Rd, Corpus Christi, TX 78411-4903
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: +1 361-991-1211
Description
Most recipes have been handed down to us from our families who have lived in Corpus Christi most of their lives. We offer breakfast, lunch and dinner along with an array of mixed beverages. Please visit our menu section for details and pricing. Stop by the Papalote Bar and enjoy daily specials. Also our menu has been voted “Best of the Best” Mexican Food for the past twelve years.
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