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El Tiempo Cantina

5602 Washington Ave. (Jester St.) Send to Phone
713-681-3645 | Order Now! | Menu
Gourmet Tex-Mex and potent margaritas distinguish this party palace from others in town.



Breakfast Sat.-Sun., Lunch & Dinner daily

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Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.

El Tiempo Cantina Restaurant Review

: The lively El Tiempo Cantina attracts crowds with its generous, tasty Tex-Mex standards, including mesquite-grilled fajitas prepared with proper respect --- for kicks, you can have lobster tails on the sizzling platter instead of beef or chicken. Seafood also shows up in rich crab meat enchiladas and jumbo shrimp-stuffed jalapeƱos. In addition to tortilla soup, we like to start with the poblano baked potato soup or salads with homemade dressings like buttermilk-garlic. Ribs, sweetbreads, beef, chicken and quail dishes all come to the table piping hot, kept so with coal-burning warmers that add to the festive atmosphere. Guacamole is made tableside for dinner and a show. On weekend mornings Washington Avenue residents meet up for plates of scrambled eggs and salsa with grilled quail or pecan pancakes and ham.

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