Bodegas Taco Shop

(713) 528-6102 | View Website

1200 Binz St, Houston, TX | Directions   77004

29.724424 -95.387531

Open Hours

Sun-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-12am

 
Restaurants, Mexican, $  more

Tags: Bar Scene, Outdoor Dining, Margaritas

Neighborhoods: Binz, South Central

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Bodegas Taco Shop
Bodegas Taco Shop
Bodegas Taco Shop
Bodegas Taco Shop
Menu
Chips With Guacmole, Chicken Torilla Soup, Roasted Poblano Soup, Chips With Queso Con Carne, Chips With Queso, Chips With Salsa, Yuca Fritas With Chimichurri, Flautas With Guacamole, Botana Mixta, Fajita Mixt... more

Reviews for Bodegas Taco Shop

Bodegas Taco Shop
Recommends
5.0

The Museum District watering hole, this taco shop has a full bar, KILLER queso, and generous helpings of Mexican food served in metal bowls!

Recommends
4.0

Food is great, happy hour is long (3 to 8) and the watermelon fresca is fantastic!

Recommends
8 months ago

Great food, great prices!

Recommends
3.0
over a year ago

Pleasant outdoor seating – Unfortunately, there are few places to eat around the Museum of Natural Science, so we stopped in here. It's counter order, and you "build" your own taco, salad or whatever with your choice of ingredients. The menu is not that ambitious, but the place does not pretend to be anything other than a taco place. It would be nice if they had a bus boy or someone clean up the tables & outdoor area. We had to clear off an outdoor table to eat at, and there were only a handful of patrons in the place. Prices were reasonable. Outdoor seating was very pleasant.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Fajitas=nothing special. dine-in portions in 6 & 2 oz plastic to go cups=poor present. Staff unaware about menu, forgot to make child plate

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

luckilly this place exists :) – It's so good this place exists...without it there would be no place to eat in the museum district.

It's a very casual place with simple food but I like it.

Food is tasty and the customer creates it by himself so no problem if you don't like this or that...

They have plenty of tables outside which I like cause it gives some difference to being all the time in air condition.

And...THEY HAVE THE BEST MARGARITA I ever drank:):) It's super good!

Recommends
over a year ago

Citysearch Editorial Review – Within walking distance of Hermann Park, the museums and the Plaza Professional Building, this counter service taco shop is deliverance from the dearth of restaurants in the area. Once you're under the canopy of oaks and through the festive Mexican décor, the menu at the ordering station is a bit overwhelming. First, you must pick your “pallet,” taco, burrito, nachos, tostadas and bowl among them, then meat and topping options, not to mention the dozen salsas, from ancho honey to avocado ranch, on top of that. The full bar and popular margaritas sweeten the deal. Although it’s not necessarily a destination restaurant, Bodegas serves its neighborhood well.

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Your alternative to Chipotle – When I lived in DC I thought it was hilarious that people would say 'Let's go get Mexican' and then suggest Chipotle. Or Baja Fresh. I'm a native Houstonian, so maybe I have some affliction or take insult to that. Nonetheless, I do love me a buffet taco shop. Add fresh fruit margaritas and a tub o' queso and, well, who wouldn't swoon?!

My first visit to Bodegas ended in a 2nd visit just hours later. It's super convenient to Herman Park, MFA, HMNS ... and my office. We strolled down on a pretty day at lunch, got the 3 taco option [which I knew would be too much - I just need 2, please]. And I was BLOWN AWAY by the almost overwhelming salsa options. I just asked them to choose. Perfect.

That's when I noticed the Houston Press award for Best Margaritas. *mental note*

Food was great. Suggested to a friend we grab a drink pre-U2 concert that evening since it was right by the rail. I had the Tamarind Margarita. YUM. I also had a HUGE queso. DOUBLE YUM. I was REAL happy at the concert. And have returned a couple times for lunch tacos. Hoping for lunch ritas soon. ;-)

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Amazing Margaritas – We dined at Bodega's for the first time last week and had a fabulous time. Since we had a big lunch we planned on just trying the margaritas. Jessica at the bar was super friendly describing all of the different options she could make for us. We tried a frozen house and a rocks margarita with grapefruit juice. They were both excellent and came with free chips and salsa during happy hour. We decided to go ahead and get some real food to absorb the alcohol as we moved on to our 2nd ritas. Nachos with carnitas and the works were great and more than enough for 2. Thanks for a wonderful evening.

 

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Dining Right Off the Light Rail (See, It Can Be Good for Something!) Along much of the 7.5 miles that is Houston\'s light rail line, there are a surprising number of good…
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