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Lopez Mexican Restaurant

Mexican Restaurant$$$$
Alief, Houston
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  • The Mexican food at Lopez Mexican Restaurant is a can't miss
  • Anna Q.
    "My favorite is the OCampo"(5 Tips)
    Chance J.
    "Enchiladas, the beef fajita ones are awesome."(13 Tips)
    Elaine Y.
    "Tacos Rancheros, fajitas, and the tortilla soup are all good!"(7 Tips)
    Meg
    "The firecracker margarita is amazing!"(5 Tips)
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  • Anna Q.
    Anna Quidachay WiseJuly 23, 2015
    Beef Enchiladas! A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! My favorite is the OCampo even though it's cheese enchiladas, to make it great, I like to dump my beef taco on the cheese enchiladas. YUM! Quick service at dinner-time.
  • Ana R.
    Ana RiveraJuly 14, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Their margaritas are amazing! And food is delicious. All waiters are friendly and fast. Love this place!
  • Houston Press
    Houston PressAugust 4, 2014
    This old-school Tex-Mex family restaurant is clean, fast and loud, built for high volume and informal charm. Read more
  • Sarah H.
    Sarah HarrisJuly 14, 2015
    My favorite lunch place. Great food for a great price, and you can get in and out in great time. And the margaritas are awesome.
  • Delia L.
    Delia LolaOctober 8, 2015
    Brookhaven Retreat is a very special and unique voluntary residential program offering mental health and substance abuse services. We are an emotional finishing school... Read more
  • Erin B.
    Erin B😻May 29, 2013
    Amazing, the workers are always welcoming and nice and the food is never anything other than delicious.
  • Lincoln K.
    Lincoln KilpatrickSeptember 24, 2010
    Best Enchiladas & refried beans in Houston. This place has been here since my before I was born, and they certainly have the recipes right for delicious dining.
  • Tu-tu L.
    Tu-tu LeNovember 5, 2013
    Their service is always welcoming! Everything is deliciouuuus! You gotta try the charro beans.
  • Cheapism
    CheapismMarch 30, 2011
    Vegetarian friendly, start your meal off with some chips and salsa or queso. Most dinners are under $8, try the chicken enchiladas. Read more
  • Linda C.
    Linda CaseMay 11, 2013
    Bests Mexican Food in town! If you haven't been then find your way there. Always busy but worth the wait'
  • Sergio H.
    Sergio H.December 28, 2011
    Hands down best and most affordable Mexican restaurant in town. I love the Carne guisada.
  • aaron
    aaronSeptember 14, 2015
    Great food and awesome service. Try the carne guisada. One of the best!
  • Dave A.
    Dave AshworthFebruary 14, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The service is amazing. Quesadillas are the best anywhere!
  • Angela K.
    Angela KempJuly 27, 2016
    The Fajitas are great! I also love the Fajita Beef enchiladas.
  • Bobby
    BobbyAugust 14, 2012
    The nachos with ground beef are pretty awesome. Fresh jalapeños help.
  • Rhonesia S.
    Rhonesia SpencerDecember 29, 2013
    The food is delicious you can't go wrong with the quesadilla
  • Israel F.
    Israel FloresNovember 18, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Say hi to the owner! Doesn't matter if its your first time he will treat you like family! Not once have we had bad service. OUTSTANDING!!!
  • Dennis
    DennisJuly 9
    You can never go wrong with dinner at Lopez. Everything is good.
  • Elaine Y.
    Elaine YaoMarch 12, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Tacos Rancheros, fajitas, and the tortilla soup are all good!
  • Angelo G.
    Angelo GonzalezMarch 9, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Very good Carne Guisada! And the salsa is sooooo good
  • Rene Roberto F.
    The carne guisada is by far the best in houston.
  • Chance J.
    Chance JonesNovember 13, 2015
    Enchiladas, the beef fajita ones are awesome.
  • Ashton C.
    Ashton ChristieDecember 4, 2011
    Queso, Guacamole, and the Tortilla soup all very good!!
  • Dylann R.
    Dylann RochMay 24, 2012
    The beef fajitas are just great. I have love Lopez. <3
  • Marie M.
    Marie MarshallNovember 26, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The service us always great here.😊food is wonderful
  • Jess W.
    Jess WhelanApril 22, 2016
    Make sure to ask for queso before your meal!
  • Israel F.
    Israel FloresNovember 18, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Frozen Gold Rita's are the bomb! Two of these and your good to go!
  • Tonya G.
    Tonya GoodwillFebruary 23, 2012
    Beef enchiladas are great! Nice prices too!
  • Meg
    MegJune 28, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The firecracker margarita is amazing!
  • Cheryl B.
    Cheryl BubblesAugust 6, 2015
    Their enchilada sauce is very good.
  • Amy D.
    Amy DunlapMarch 15, 2013
    Always busy so be prepared to wait. Pretty good though.
  • Karen M.
    Karen MApril 16, 2010
    I have cravings for their shredding chicken enchiladas about once a week. Of course I have to go and get them!!!
  • Chase R.
    Chase RomereAugust 6, 2011
    I've never had anything bad here in all my 19 years on coming!
  • William L.
    William LarkinOctober 13, 2012
    I had the Lopez and it was awesome.
  • Laura C.
    Laura ChanMay 15, 2012
    Houston Press 2011 - Top Mom & Pop restaurants - #7
  • Jason M.
    Jason MooreMay 11, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Lunch in 30-40 minutes... great food at great prices.
  • Monique G.
    Monique GonzalesSeptember 18, 2013
    Great Food!! The Best Mexican Food!!
  • Marcus F.
    Marcus FryerJuly 9, 2015
    Quesadillas are the best!
  • Jessica G.
    Jessica GarzaAugust 15, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Carne guisada for meeeee cause its the best ever
  • David G.
    David GamboaJuly 29, 2010
    Love everything here, especially the carne guisada tacos!
  • Brad C.
    Brad CountrymanJuly 13, 2013
    Get the Fajitas!
  • Ben
    BenNovember 27, 2012
    Try the carne guisada burrito. It's great
  • Jasmine R.
    Jasmine RungeFebruary 17, 2014
    They have the best chimichangas!
  • Chris C.
    Chris ChengMarch 24, 2012
    I always get the Popeye enchiladas
  • Ashley C.
    Ashley CaticOctober 15, 2012
    Best Michilada's hands down!
  • Brie P.
    Brie PampellSeptember 20, 2010
    The service can't be beat, and I'm a sucker for the Ocampo Dinner.
  • Gracie G.
    Gracie GarzaSeptember 29, 2015
    Everything!!
  • Pat B.
    Pat BeanJuly 13, 2014
    Lopez is a great mexica restaurant.
  • Dylann R.
    Dylann RochApril 6, 2012
    Try the queso! It's so good!
  • Marie M.
    Marie MarshallJanuary 29, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Good food. Awesomeness
  • Zac N.
    Zac NApril 28, 2015
    Flautas and margaritas
  • Rachi Y.
    Homemade with TLC!!!
  • Krystal
    KrystalNovember 3, 2011
    Best queso puff ever!
  • Robert C.
    Robert ClarkAugust 17, 2014
    The best service
  • Josh H.
    Josh HumalainenNovember 24, 2011
    The ocampo or Lopez dinner. The shiznitt
  • Nancy S.
    Nancy SwinneySeptember 18, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    having supper with family
  • Nathan E.
    Nathan ErorMarch 26, 2015
    It's all about the Ocampo
  • Marie H.
    Marie HorneJuly 6, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    We love the Ocampo
  • Clutch.
    Clutch.August 3, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    The best food!!
  • Brian M.
    Brian McGauheyFebruary 7, 2015
    Great Quesodillas!
  • L. O.
    L. OcampoSeptember 18, 2010
    the flautas are really good!
  • Jesse L.
    Jesse LockwoodMay 4, 2012
    Good, cheap mexican food
  • Sergio H.
    Sergio H.July 14, 2010
    The carne guisada is to die for!
  • Nancy S.
    Nancy SwinneyFebruary 16, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    great foof
  • Kim F.
    Kim FloresApril 22, 2011
    having a blast with Shruti & Kimmie!
  • Marie M.
    Marie MarshallJune 13, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Food is Delish
  • Marie M.
    Marie MarshallNovember 26, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Most affordable food.
  • Darren
    DarrenDecember 18, 2011
    Mmmmmm. Fajitas!!
  • BB H.
    BB HoustonOctober 11, 2010
    sooooooooooooo good, food and drinks!
  • Yvonne D.
    Yvonne DuranOctober 27, 2010
    Best cinco de mayo margaritas!
  • Sarah M.
    Sarah ManeliJune 23, 2010
    Mina is my favorite**
  • T. R.
    T. ROAugust 12, 2010
    Must be nice Meggie...
  • Debbie A.
    Debbie Adams2 weeks ago
    Everything!!! OMG. Food, customer service. Love this place.
  • Ov· M.
    Ov· MxSeptember 26, 2010
    Realmente el restaurant no es Méxicano, tiene un estilo Tex-Mex, el lugar es bonito y muy limpio.
  • Mike S.
    Mike StockbergerAugust 22, 2013
    Enchiladas Verdeare Mui Bueno!
  • Mike A.
    Mike AguirreMay 5, 2015
    Para taquear está decente.
  • SonLuc4 S.
    SonLuc4 SSeptember 25, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Las mejores Enchiladas verdes
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