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Seeing it from the street, you'd never guess that Otilia's (7710 Long Point, 681-7203) is a Mexican restaurant. That's because it's housed in what looks like a wooden chalet -- the kind you'd find in Germany's Black Forest. It takes some getting used to. Each time I enter this place, I expect to see Teutonic-looking students tossing back steins of beer while Mario Lanza, standing on a trestle table, bellows, "Drink, drink, drink. Let every true lover drink to his sweetheart." But appearances aside, Otilia's is a Mexican restaurant -- and a very good one, at that. The tacos here are great, and the moles are outstanding. But best of all is the posole. A bright red in color and full of guajillo chiles, this is one of the best versions of pork and hominy soup you're ever likely to taste.

Location Info



7710 Long Point
Houston, TX 77055

Category: Restaurant > Mexican

Region: Outer Loop - NW

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