El Matador Bar & Grill

12797 Westheimer
Houston, TX 77077


  • Mon-Tue 11am-10pm, Wed-Thu 11am-12am, Fri-Sat 11am-1am
  • $$
  • Wheelchair accessible, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
  • Full bar
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
With a strangely uncolorful décor straight out of the '70s, this place could do with an update, although the food is remarkably solid. Large portions of Tex-Mex at cheap prices are the order of the day here, served up to an almost exclusively older, Anglo crowd. The El Matador dip (queso with fajita meat) is sure to please. Some authentic Mexican dishes, like mole and alambres (kebabs), can also be found on the extensive menu, as can many seafood dishes, like the wonderful filet norteño (red snapper topped with shrimp, spinach, mushrooms and tomatoes).

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  • El Matador Mexican Bar & Grill
    Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at 4 a.m. by Paul Galvani

    They say the mark of a good Mexican place is the enchiladas (the others, of course, are the salsa and the margs). By that measure, El Matador Mexican Bar & Grill (12797 Westheimer, 281-759-9100) is a good place indeed. El Matador's ...


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