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22 N. Chenevert St. (Franklin St.) Send to Phone
Downtown Tex-Mex haunt for politicos, VIPs and hungry Houstonians, despite the no-menu concept.


Breakfast & Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Thurs.-Sat. and on Astro game nights

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Irma's Restaurant Review

: Irma’s longtime fans include politicos and lawyers headed down to the courthouse who stop in the funky little eatery for hearty Tex-Mex breakfasts, strong coffee and Irma Galvan’s famous lemonade; office workers and a few tourists round out the lunch crowd. Galvan has been known to sit down at tables and chat with customers, and the charm of the restaurant is that it really feels as if you’ve popped by your grandma’s kitchen for a bite. But newcomers can be slightly put off by the no-menu concept --- waiters recite the dishes of the day, sans prices. And while the food, basic Tex-Mex featuring enchilada combo plates, is pretty good, it's also pricey and portions are a bit on the small side. But if you’re negotiating a business deal over breakfast or looking for some nachos and margaritas before an Astros game, then this is the place to go.

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