888 Chinese Restaurant

403 Winkler Dr.
Houston, TX 77087
713-644-8888
888 Chinese Restaurant +

Photo by Houston Press Staff

Details

  • Mon-Thu 10am-11pm, Fri 10am-12am, Sat 11am-12am, Sun 11am-11pm
  • $$
  • Wheelchair accessible, Delivery, Family Style, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Recommended, Reservations Accepted
888 is a big square room with booths down both sides, tables in the middle and two television sets high on the wall at one end. The clientele includes a lot of Mexican-Americans, and the menu includes some Chinese-Mexican combos like whole mojarra with shrimp fried rice. The mango chicken in garlic sauce is easily the best thing on the menu. It's a tropical-tasting dish that seems only vaguely Chinese.

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