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11920 Westheimer Rd., J Houston, TX 77077 | Memorial | 281-531-5569

Location Description:

World-class paella made with housemade chorizo is the main attraction at this Memorial Spanish restaurant. At dinnertime, Rioja turns out another giant pan of fresh paella every 40 minutes. But there's also a great selection of hot and cold tapas and some interesting Spanish wines on hand. Live entertainment is offered on weekends.

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  • Cuisine(s): Spanish
  • Hours: Sun 11am-9pm, Tue-Thu 11am-11pm, Fri 11am-12am, Sat 5:30pm-12am
  • Price: $$
  • Serving: Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Reservations: Accepted, Recommended
  • Parking: Lot Available
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards, cash
  • Attire: Casual
  • Features: Catering, Delivery, Fireplace, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout

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