Where To Order Tamales in Houston For The Holidays

Alicia’s Mexican Grille, Multiple locations: The Herrera family has kept guests coming back for Tex-Mex over the past 12 years with signature fajitas made with Angus beef and cool margaritas. Their extensive menu increases for the holiday season with three varieties of tamales.

  • Flavors: Chicken with green salsa, pork with red salsa and holiday turkey with mole salsa. All salsas are on the side.
  • Price: $14.95 per dozen; $7.95 per half-dozen
  • Minimum order accepted: No minimum
  • Place Thanksgiving orders by November 20 for final pick up on November 21
  • Place Christmas orders by December 22 for final pick up on December 23

Call your nearest location for details and to order yours today!

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Fall Head Over Heels For These Autumn Cocktails

Black Magic Margarita at Alicia’s Mexican Grille, Multiple locations: This spooky-colored concoction may look intimidating but the flavor is all fun. Bartenders gather Casamigos mezcal (a brand from actor George Clooney) fresh lime juice, agave sector and orange bitters. Tajin Seasoning around the rim lends a little spicy kick. Find it at all four Alicia’s locations through the end of October.

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Alicia’s Mexican Grill coming to 20420 Southwest Freeway

Alicia’s Mexican Grill, 20420 Southwest Freeway, will open in October, taking over the space which formerly housed another Mexican restaurant, El Rancho.

This will be the fifth location for the Tex-Mex restaurant, owned by the Herrera family. David Herrera and his sons, Dario, Ubaldo and Marvin are working hard to get it open to serve the Richmond/Sugar Land area. The restaurant is named for David’s wife, Alicia.

There will be a full service bar for handmade margaritas and specialty cocktails. The Richmond location will also feature the quarterly wine and tequila dinners that are popular at the other stores.

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Alicia’s Mexican Grille is celebrating its 12th anniversary

Alicia’s Mexican Grille is celebrating its 12th anniversary with food and drinks specials. Available from Saturday, August 17 through Wednesday, August 28, the offers include 12 street-style tacos for $12, top shelf margaritas for the house margarita price of $6.50, and a special birthday margarita made with Avion 44 tequila and Gran Gala orange liqueur for $12. That’s a pretty good deal considering a bottle of the tequila retails for $100 or more.

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Sizing Up Houston Chile Con Queso Prices & Where To Get It

The chile con queso at family-business Alicia’s Mexican Grille marries the simple goodness of cheese and fresh pico. Photo by Marie Elgamal.

Alicia’s Mexican Grille, multiple locations: Find the savory staple at this family-operated restaurant where the ingredients speak for themselves. Hearty cheese envelopes fresh homemade pico made from cilantro, Roma tomatoes, onions and jalapeños. Add-ons include ground beef for $1.95, Black Angus fajita beef for $2.95 and chicken fajita meat for $2.25. Without toppings, the small is $4.95 for eight ounces, or 62 cents per ounce, and the 12-ounce large is $6.95, or 58 cents per ounce. Need to satisfy a significant need for cheese? Guests can buy 20 ounces for $9.95 (50-cents per ounce), 32 ounces for $15.95 (50 cents per ounce), a half-gallon for $27.95 (44-cents per ounce), and a full gallon for $50 or 39 cents per ounce. That’s a great queso deal for a crowd.

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Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Houston

All four locations of Alicia’s Mexican Grille will be offering a a five-day Cinco de Mayo holiday special, beginning Tuesday, May 1 and running through Saturday, May 5. Guests can enjoy limited-time features like the five street-style tacos, loaded with beef, chicken, or al pastor, all the fixings, and a side of salsa verde for $10.95, plus the new tropical inspired, handmade Mariachi Coco margarita, freshly shaken and poured on the rocks with souvenir shakers for $9.

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Alicia’s sous chef adopted

Brian became sous chef for a day at Alicia’s Mexican Grille. At 14, he not only loves food but sports and music, too. Brian has been in foster care for about five years after parental rights were terminated due to abuse and neglect. We first featured him and his younger brother, Alex, last year with the Dynamo. After seeing our segment, a family came forward to adopt Alex, leaving Brian with what at first felt like extra pain.

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Alicia’s featured in Good Taste

Round up the gang for Alicia’s Mexican Grille in Houston, Cypress, Katy and Spring. You’re in for authentic Tex-Mex made with only the freshest, high-quality ingredients in a locally-loved spot your whole party will love. What I love about it is you can find both traditional Tex-Mex and contemporary plates from interior Mexico, like Alicia’s Molcajete (below). It includes grilled Panela cheese, fresh Gulf shrimp, both chicken and beef fajitas, and fresh avocados served in a sizzling hot molcajete.

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