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El Big Bad

419 Travis St Houston, TX 77002 | Downtown/ Midtown | 713-229-8181

Location Description:

El Big Bad picks up where the defunct El Gran Malo left off, serving as a funky, friendly joint in a revitalized area of downtown Houston. They create dozens of tequila infusions in-house with a wide variety of fruits, peppers and spices. While they're open all day, every day, for both lunch and dinner (be sure to try the ribs, ceviche and pozole ), the Sunday brunch especially is a winner. There's hardly a better way to recover from the weekend than dining on hearty, rib-sticking pozole; sweet, creamy torrejas (French toast infused with the same sweet milk blend used in tres leches cake); ancho-chile-spiced hot wings; and several different types of layered enchiladas. While some dishes are still in need of refinement, overall El Big Bad is a fun, stylish, eclectic venue ideal for casual dates and get-togethers.

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  • Cuisine(s): Mexican
  • Hours: Sun-Thur 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11:30pm
  • Price: $$, $$$
  • Serving: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Not Accepted
  • Parking: Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Features: Patio/Sidewalk Dining

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