Don Carlos Mexican Restaurant

416 N. 76th St.
Houston, TX 77012
713-923-1906

Details

  • Mon-Thu 8am-11pm, Fri-Sat 7am-1am
  • $; $$
  • Catering, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted
This is the original Don Carlos location. The small, local chain also has two other Houston locations and one in Waco. Self-proclaimed fame is derived from their Señor Grande burrito - a five pound sirloin stuffed burrito with all the fixins, like beans, rice, lettuce, tomato, gravy, guacamole, sour cream and pico. We're getting sleepy just thinking about it. To those brave men and women daring to eat it all by themselves, and under a half hour, you get the honor of a free meal, and we're guessing a huge case of indigestion for the rest of the day. For normal people, regulars suggest the fajitas and margaritas.

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