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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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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (112 reviews)
“tortillas” (22 reviews)
“queso” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5602 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007-5135
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1 - 10 of 374 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We decided to patronize this restaurant because the media said people were boycotting it because of a picture that was posted on a Facebook. I thought this was still a free country. Anyway, it worked out for us because we made a great discovery. We...More

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

El Tiempo is the best!!! Best food, best drinks and best service! A Houston icon, we support you! All locations are phenomenal!

1  Thank brad w
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We celebrated my wife’s birthday with our family here. The food was absolutely amazing. Service was second to none. They made us feel very special and my wife loved it!!

1  Thank Husbandofhottie
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

My family picked me up from the airport for a visit, so we stopped here for lunch. The waiter was the worst! He seemed annoyed by questions about the menu. One member of our party made a request several times for something on the side....More

Thank Jacquet W
Domenic L, Owner at El Tiempo Cantina Washington, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you so much for visiting us and taking the time to leave a review. We would like to apologize for the bad service that you and your family received when you dined with us. This will be addressed immediately for better training so that...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

This was the best Mexican food I have ever had. The dish I shared with my daughter just melted in your mouth. We had a group of 13 and they did a wonderful job with us.

1  Thank Kerry V
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Our family enjoyed our visit during a stay in Houston. The menu is extensive and all were satisfied with our choices. Service was good, and we were there during a busy time.

1  Thank Lynne F
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We went on FRIDAY evening and it was very crowded, and there is a reason for that: the food is great. I just ordered the simple cheese enchiladas, but there is a big difference among Mexican restaurants and these are some of the best that...More

2  Thank MaltaBound
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Servers are great people and the food is better than average. Started with guacamole and then brisket quesadillas and ceviche was great.

1  Thank Beachshop
Reviewed 1 June 2018

I love Mexican food, including Tex-Mex, so I have a large base of area restaurants to use as a comparison. This restaurant was truly excellent. My lunch enchilada plate was great. One enchilada was plenty and I couldn't finish even the one. I got the...More

3  Thank Kathleen R
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

The pork is simply wonderful. My guest had the grilled quail which he said was great. The place tends to be a little crowded so try getting there early.

1  Thank 29RonS
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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
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
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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