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Don Pico's Mexican Restaurant

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2110 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
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(281) 280-8081
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Don Pico's Mexican Restaurant - Houston, TX
Don Pico's Mexican Restaurant - Houston, TX

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Best

I LOVE THIS PLACE! Food is really good and fast service. Very affordable with $0.99 margaritas every Friday night before 7pm and all day on Saturday! Pros: Great Food and Pric...

Worst

I'm amazed by the high ratings this restaurant has gotten. There are several of good Mexican restaurants in the area but this isn't one of them. We have found the food bland and...

Best Mexican Food in the Area 5/30/2011

I've been to Don Pico's numerous time and have loved everything I have ordered. From the cheap and delicous margaritas to quesadillas, Don Pico's is a top pick in the Clear Lake area. more

Will never go back, gave it 3 chances. 5/29/2011

The Clear Lake Don Pico's is terrible. The food is okay, but always luke warm when served. The $1.25 margaritas are awesome, but that that doesnt make up for the servers that never come to your table other than to take your order and serve your meal. No drink refills we brought, no refill on chips/salsa, cold food (it took 55 min to get our food), didn't bring to go boxes, we sat for 25 min after eating waiting for a bill. It took us about 2 hours to have dinner when it normally takes about 45 min. I will never go back. Not to mention the place is in serious need of a remodel, it's nasty. more

Boycotting Don Pico's 2/11/2011

I will never go back to Don Pico's. I had a coupon that they refused after I placed my take-out order... more

Boycotting Don Pico's 2/11/2011

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I will never go back to Don Pico's. I had a coupon that they refused after I placed my take-out order saying the coupon didn't apply to take-out o... more

Face Wash Fiasco 10/28/2008

What was to be a fun lunch to celebrate birthdays among co-workers (including my own) turned into a very upsetting and unsettling experience. Towards the end of the meal, the servers gathered around us with desserts and the usual over-sized sombreros for us birthday-folk, and sang ""happy birthday"" to us, which was all in good fun, until the next thing I know, there is a hand over my mouth and face from behind, and I am blinded with whipped cream in my eyes. I couldn't see or breathe for the stuff in my mouth and nose, and was left feeling like I had been accosted. As I was trying to get the stuff off of my face, out of my eyes and hair and cleaned up off of my clothes, one of our party politely mentioned to the waiter that maybe that wasn't such a good thing to do to someone when they're not expecting it. His curt reply was that they do it all the time. We were told that it was our fault for coming, and they did not apologize for their actions. When asked to see the manager, she was told ?he?s right over there, go get him yourself?, and as she proceeded to lodge her complaint, she was met with the same defiant and defensive posture. All we wanted was an apology and an admission that they were in error, no matter how long their tradition has been going on. I can?t for a moment believe that I am the only to have concerns about being attacked from behind and having it called ?tradition?; but it was their sheer lack of compassion, empathy and customer service from the entire staff, including ownership, that was most upsetting. In reading ?rave? reviews on various sites (honestly, the food isn?t all THAT great; it was okay, but hardly ?the best?) I can only assume that they have read them as well; or written them themselves. It was clear from their attitudes that they feel they have customers to spare and didn?t feel the need to take responsibility for their reckless behavior. Maybe it was our fault for going there, but you can be sure I won?t make this mistake again. Cons: Arrogant waitstaff and ownership more

Just So-So 6/9/2008

We tried Don Pico's for the first time, last weekend. We had read good reviews on here about Don Pico's, and decided to stop by for a Saturday lunch. While the shrimp enchiladas I tried were okay, they were served in a somewhat watery cream sauce. Plus the cheese insde the enchiladas tasted somewhat artificial. When trying a Mexican restaurant, one of the first tests of a passing grade in my opinion comes from the chips and salsa served at the table. While the chips were okay, the red and green salsas were very ordinary and watery. For the rest of the afternoon, I also had a nausious feeling from the food; not a good sign since I rarely, if ever get nausious. Cons: Below average Mexican food more

Great Mexican Food 4/30/2008

I LOVE THIS PLACE! Food is really good and fast service. Very affordable with $0.99 margaritas every Friday night before 7pm and all day on Saturday! Pros: Great Food and Prices Cons: Usually very busy more

Great Food! 11/15/2007

Great food and service! I highly recommend! Great lunch specials and great margarita special on Saturdays! more

Worst Food Ever!!! 10/30/2007

Upon hearing many good things about Don Pico's my boyfriend and I decided to try it... NEVER AGAIN! It was the worst food I had ever tasted. The service was terrible. We were seated right away, but it took another 15 minutes before a waiter ever came to get our drink order. The restaurant was noisy and the tables were so close together I was back to back with another person with no room to walk between. I would NEVER recomment this restaurant to anyone. more

Poor service & bad food 9/7/2007

Paying customers? At this joint, who cares? Certainly not the wait staff! Order taken (grudgingly)...food delivered(sullenly)...had to beg for the check at departure. No waiter to be found (soccer game on the bar TV!) Chicken Pechuga cooked to the consistency of an old tire (I think maybe a 1963 Chevy!). There's Tex-Mex aplenty at other places! Go to 'em! Pros: It was open Cons: It was open more

What happened to Don Picos? 7/4/2007

What happened to Don Picos? This used to be our favorite cheap, easy Mexican Restaurants. The last two times we have visited the food was terrible and the service was questionable. Both times my food arrived not hot, not warm, but almost cold. They make such a issue out of the plate being hot, but what about the food? There is so much competition in Clear Lake for good Mexican, try someplace else! Pros: Cheap Cons: Food is sometimes cold more

Bad Service 4/4/2007

Some of my friends had their worst experience ever with the service that was provided at this restaurant. If your food or drinks are ever not to your liking beware because you will have to consume them and pay for them. more

Not welcomed 3/27/2007

Bad service. Minorities of color beware. It's too bad this local restaurant doesn't fit the profile of the meltingpot of the Clear Lake area. more

rude service 3/27/2007

It's really too bad, but the service here was unbelievably rude. I can't say more without violating Citysearch's User Review Guidelines. more

Great place for the Family 1/28/2005

Our Home away from home. The food is great and the service is good. Very family freindly oriented. The 99 cent ritas are the greatest around.. You can't beat them at any price.. Pros: Food, Prices, Margaritas Cons: Needs longer hours, Not open on Sundays more

Excellent 1/13/2005

My family and friends go here often and you can't beat the price for the food....the margarita's on Saturday rock too....although only the lime flavored are .99 cents. I will continue to go here and to let everyone I know about it! Pros: Margarita's, Food Cons: , Service..sometimes more

GOOOD! 10/31/2002

This place is real good. The waitstaff is courteous to kids and has good chile con queso. Also their $.99 Saturday margaritas are GREAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Cons: expensive queso more

Bland/Mediocre 9/13/2002

I'm amazed by the high ratings this restaurant has gotten. There are several of good Mexican restaurants in the area but this isn't one of them. We have found the food bland and the service slow/mediocre. If any old timers remember Monterey House and liked their food this is the place for you bland over Americanized. Maybe they should coin the term Am-Mex to describe this. more
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  • Hours:

    Fri-Sun: 11am-10pm, Mon-Thu: 11am-9pm
  • Neighborhoods:

    Clear Lake

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