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Sylvia's Enchilada Kitchen

$$ - $$$Mexican,
12637 Westheimer Rd Ste 140, Houston, TX 77077-5750
+1 281-679-8300
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
12637 Westheimer Rd Ste 140, Houston, TX 77077-5750
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

Since school was still out, decided to take my daughter to work. For lunch, she wanted some Mexican food, so we chose to eat at Sylvia's. The food was awesome, as usual. The service was very good too - the person who took our order...More

Thank sagaroffice
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Sylvia's is classically prepared, genuine Mexican food, which also offers more typical Tex-Mex dishes also. She is a afficionado of enchiladas and hence the two alternate menu choices ("North of the Border" or "South of the Border") presenting four different varieties of speciality enchiladas are...More

Thank 67brickie
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

First off the food is excellent. We went on a Sunday for lunch and the waiter talked about the buffet buffet buffet. We didn't want the buffet. We finally decided to go with the buffet for the kids. Lots easier. One of had the Mexican...More

1  Thank JKKTEXAS
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I have dined here several times through the years. The food was noticeably better when Sylvia was present. I liked the spinach enchiladas, but the last few times I was there they were soggy and greasy and did not taste good at all. Sylvia was...More

Thank texastraveler92
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This place is out of this world. Their rice is amazing! Service is great and margaritas are, too! Enchiladas are great and very flavorful. Would recommend this spot to everyone.

Thank Lia R
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I was there for lunch with limited time and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and service. The enchiladas were perfect, soft and tender, no hint of overcooking or chewiness. The beans and rice were seasoned perfectly as was the salsa. We...More

1  Thank PamRoad
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I was disappointed as I've eaten at Sylvia's before. The beef for the fajitas we ordered were chewy, sinewy...not a good cut of meat. We ordered the 1/2lb portion and were charged for the full pound. It was unclear how much beef was brought out...More

Thank Jason W
Corelli's I, Manager at Sylvia's Enchilada Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2016

Jason- Thanks for the honest feedback. We understand how frustrating it can be when you are not satisfied with your meal. We can assure you that we serve the highest quality Tex-Mex, and we hope that you will give us another shot, and allow us...More

Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Had the Tampiquena, wow is all I can say. Cooked perfectly, med-rare. Presentation is great as well. Comes with tortillas, but you don't need them. Tried 2 different Margaritas, both awesome. I sat at the bar and had great service.

Thank rkeats
Corelli's I, Manager at Sylvia's Enchilada Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2016

Rkeats- We are so glad you enjoyed the Tampiquena and our Margaritas. We are happy to hear that you received great service at the bar. Thank you so much for the kind words.

Reviewed 24 May 2016

When we are in town we always go to Sylvias. The food is outstanding and the service is always first rate. Additionally, our neighbors in Virginia have come to expect a return with frozen tamales or some other treat that can withstand the two day...More

Thank Dw M
Corelli's I, Manager at Sylvia's Enchilada Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2016

Dw- We are glad that you always stop in for a great meal when you are in town. It makes us happy to hear that you neighbors also love our great food!

Reviewed 25 April 2016

First visit in a long time, but we will be back soon. We had the combo enchilada dinner, carne guisada, and pork carnitas enchiladas with poblano mole. All were excellent! Perfect seasonings and tender meats. The chicken in the enchiladas had tons of flavor, not...More

Thank Randall M
Corelli's I, Manager at Sylvia's Enchilada Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2016

Randall- Thank you so much for the kind word and the awesome review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your enchiladas and great service from Ana. We love reading reviews like this, and we can’t wait for you to stop in again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12637 Westheimer Rd Ste 140, Houston, TX 77077-5750
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 281-679-8300
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