El Tiempo Cantina

5526 Washington Ave.
Houston, TX 77007
713-681-3645
Best Of
El Tiempo Cantina +

Jeff Balke

Details

  • Mon-Tue 11am-9pm, Wed-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri 11am-11pm, Sat 9:30am-11pm, Sun 9:30am-9pm
  • $$
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Catering, Delivery, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Reservations Accepted
Carnitas, barbacoa and chicharrones are favorites by the pound at this Spanish-speaking carnicería. Their market features enormous meat-filled tacos and plate lunches that are surprisingly affordable.

Related Stories (15)

  • The Best Queso in Houston
    Monday, February 26, 2018 at 5 a.m. by Erika Kwee

    I truly can't say whether this taste test was born out of a scientific curiosity around queso, or just an unquenchable, gluttonous thirst to exist in a room with 20 containers of hot, creamy cheese. I suspect the latter, but if this...

  • Houston's Tex-Mex Soul
    Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 4 a.m. by Gwendolyn Knapp

    Robb Walsh is rummaging through the dry storage area in search of the anchos. We’re in the kitchen of his Montrose ode-to-old-school Tex-Mex restaurant El Real, which the Beard Award winning writer and former Houston Press food crit...

  • Top Mexican Cookies in Houston
    Monday, February 27, 2017 at 6 a.m. by Erika Kwee

    While walking through a Mexican bakery generally yields a chaotic sensory experience of breads, cakes, pastries and cookies of all shapes, colors and sizes, the essence of most Mexican pan dulce can be boiled down to just a few basi...

  • This Week in Houston Food Events: Girl Scout Cookie Cupcakes & Margaritas Galore
    Monday, February 20, 2017 at 7 a.m. by Brooke Viggiano

    From National Margarita Day festivities to a Heights crawfish boil, here's a look at this week's hottest culinary happenings: All week long National Margarita Day /Week at El Tiempo Cantina In honor of National Margarita day and wee...

Load More Articles

Menu

View All

More Tex-Mex Restaurants in Heights

View All

More Tex-Mex Restaurants in Houston

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send:

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >