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La Mexicana

Map & Directions 1018 Fairview
Houston, TX 77006
  • Mexican, Tex-Mex
  • Daily 7am-11pm
  • All Major Credit Cards
  • Catering, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
  • Not Necessary, Accepted
  • Lot Available


Houston Press' Description

Decent Tex-Mex may be as plentiful as traffic jams here in Houston, but when it comes to authentic Mexican tamales, one need look no further than 25-year-old La Mexicana in Montrose. Their homemade tamales are nothing short of spectacular. They always taste fresh and have generous doses of pepper and chile powder. And the casual atmosphere of the outdoor patio is also a nice change of pace from the eternally overcrowded new kids on the block.

Member Reviews

  • felice.schimmel wrote a review for La Mexicana
    on 01/09/09

    This place will make sure you won't go home hungry. They have a build your own taco bar with some much to choose from. Love this spot. Located in Montrose.

  • Muriel1016 wrote a review for La Mexicana
    on 11/29/08

    Good Mexican-style food and good margaritas. This place plays great Mexican music too. And they sell dulce mexicano (Mexican candy) up front.

  • abrahan wrote a review for La Mexicana
    on 11/19/08

    try the fideo with chicken. soooo good.

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Tips from foursquare

  • CultureMap Houston on 02/28/12

    The kid in us loves the Mexican candy in the grocery counter by the front door.

  • Leo M. on 09/29/13

    Aways great food!!!! I love having breakfast here.

  • Ashleigh M. on 07/15/12

    Don't bother getting the cheese dip.

  • Rodrigo B. on 02/09/12

    The entomatadas is where it's at... it's off the menu but ask for them for a real treat!

  • Megan M. on 09/03/10

    The breakfast is where it's at.

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