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8615 Katy Fwy. (Voss Rd.) Send to Phone
THIS ESTABLISHMENT IS CLOSED Sprawling, dramatic Mexican restaurant is a fixture in Memorial.

Lunch Sun.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Las Alamedas Restaurant Review

: THIS ESTABLISHMENT IS CLOSED Jorge Sneider's Mexican hacienda gives new meaning to the phrase a room with a view. Three of the main dining room's walls are actually huge floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the lush foliage of Buffalo Bayou. The exterior archway comes from Coyoacan, the entry foyer doorway from an old church in Puebla and the stone floor from an estate in San Angel. Besides the impressive Spanish Colonial décor, Las Alamedas has remained true also to the past by presenting an extensive menu of authentic gourmet Mexican favorites like ceviche costeño with fish, shrimp and crab marinated with lime, onions, mushrooms, avocado and spices. From there, move on to the huachinango Pontchartrain, a fresh red snapper filet sautéed in a light brown butter sauce, topped with lump crab meat, shrimp and mushrooms. Pollo Acapulco is a tender chicken breast stuffed with shrimp and poblano peppers, rolled, baked and topped with a creamy lobster sauce. Beyond flan, try the crepas de cajeta (crêpes with milk caramel sauce, served with pecans). The food is not all executed or delivered perfectly, but the view more than compensates.


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