The Original Ninfa's on Navigation
First night in Houston calls for "The best Mexican food in Texas since Texas was in Mexico. + a pitcher of margaritas at The Original Ninfa's! As recommended by sneekies
Beef and chicken combination fajitas with rice and beans. Read somewhere that this is the birthplace of fajitas... I can see why! The beef and chicken are fantastic and the tortillas are to die for.
The Original Ninfa's on Navigation is a Mexican and Tex-Mex restaurant located on Navigation Boulevard in Houston, Texas. Executive Chef Alex Padilla has traveled all over the world and studied extensively with some of the best chefs in order to develop a menu worthy of Ninfa's.
Reviewers seemed to love both the traditional and Tex-Mex options at Ninfa's, and recommended the the fajitas and the ceviches. A few reviewers also commented on how good the fajita burger was. The wide variety of margaritas was also praised as being creative and refreshing, although one customer found a few of the options to be a little sweet. However, prices were found to be okay or a little on the pricey end. Portions were found the be generous though.
Reviewers seemed to like the atmosphere and praised it as being lively and friendly. The plentiful seating options were also considered positives.
Finally, service was praised as being quick and friendly. Reservations were recommended, but some found that wait times without reservations were actually shorter than explained.