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Top 10 Mexican Restaurants in the U.S.

Houston, TX

Dining Room at Hugo's, Houston, TX




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Born in Mexico City, chef Hugo Ortega worked his way through the Houston restaurant scene before opening Hugo's with his restaurateur wife, Tracy Vaught. Housed in a vintage 1925 building, lovingly restored to the original brick walls and stamped-tin ceiling, Hugo's is a dining destination worth seeking out for dishes such as lechón (braised tender suckling pig, crisp skin, habanero salsa, tortillas for rolling).

Read GAYOT.com's restaurant review of Hugo's


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