6006 Westheimer
Houston, TX 77057
Chacho's +

Photo by Houston Press Staff


  • Daily 24 hours
  • $$
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Open 24 Hours
  • Delivery, Private Party, Takeout
  • Free Parking
  • Reservations Not Necessary
This is the best fast-food version of Tex-Mex in town. The prices also aren't that much more than Taco Bell's. Chacho's is a small, privately owned San Antonio-based chain with a fascinating marketing premise. It uses higher-priced ingredients but keeps the cost of the food low. In order to make a profit, it has to do huge volume - which it does. If the high quality of the tacos is surprising, the number of people eating there at any given time is astonishing.

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  • UPDATE: Video of Brawl at Houston Chacho's Goes Viral, Reminds World We're Classy
    Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 12 p.m. by Kaitlin Steinberg

    This past Thursday, April 3, a bystander shot footage of three women at the Chacho's on Westheimer engaging in a physical altercation with management and staff at the restaurant. Eventually, a Chacho's employee pinned one of the wom...

  • Brain Tacos or Cheesy Migas?
    Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 3 a.m. by Robb Walsh

    The "Trump Taco" at Chacho's Tacos on Westheimer in the Galleria was overloaded with grilled sirloin, mushrooms and cheese. The spinach-and-mushroom quesadilla was so full of cheese, it was almost an inch thick. My dining companion ...

  • Drive-thru Bliss
    Thursday, February 25, 1999 at 3 a.m. by Ed Kennard

    For most of us, fast food is an ugly fact of life; it's the dull, greasy stuff you eat because you're short on time and money. But cheap, quick food can be done well -- and Chacho's is proof. For starters, the restaurant's cheerful:...


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