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Escalante's

Map & Directions 4053 Westheimer
Houston, TX 77027
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713-623-4200
  • Mexican
  • Sun-Mon 11am-9:30pm, Tue-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11pm
  • All Major Credit Cards
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Delivery, Catering
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Recommended for Large Parties
  • Lot Available

Description

Houston Press' Description

If they quell an urge to overgrill and oversalt, this handsome cafe could become an upscale Mexican staple. Appealing sopes (pizza-style wheels of cornmeal), mashed-on-the-spot guacamole, substantial quesos and rosemary-scented roast chicken are winners; oversizzled grills are not. A brooding mural, cosmetic waiters and spiffy crowd add visual interest.

 
Member Reviews

  • jmcclain1023 wrote a review for Escalante's
    on 04/16/09
    4

    Five locations in Houston, but I like this Highland Village spot. Huge bar area where you can eat, drink and watch games. It has indoor and outdoor areas. White cheese queso is really good but just different. Guacamole is outstanding. Enchiladas are really good. Tamales come with corn and beans. It’s hard to make good tamales and theirs is the best.

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Tips from foursquare

  • Houston Press on 01/25/11

    2010 Best of Houston® Winner: Best Red Snapper: Some of the freshest snapper we have ever tasted — firm and mild, with the taste of salt water!

  • Jenn on 11/10/11

    This is an upscale "tex-mex" - the table side guacamole is a must. Spinach enchiladas & empanadas are amazing and probably my favorite salsa in H-town just the right amount of kick w/ great flavor.

  • Justin T. on 07/26/10

    The gold standard for Tex-Mex food, try their tortilla soup.

  • Ivan P. on 01/23/10

    Order the Guac! It frickin rocks.

  • Jenn on 08/30/10

    Spinach enchiladas and loco mango margaritas rock!!

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