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Hugo's



1600 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77006

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(713) 524-7744

  • Sun - 10:00am - 9:00pm
  • Mon - Thu 11:00am - 10:00pm
  • Fri - Sat 11:00am - 11:00pm

Cuisine: Breakfast and Brunch, Dog Friendly Restaurants, Mexican Restaurants


4.9 of 5.0 from 130 reviews


price range:$26 to $50

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  • Is It Any Good on Nov 25, 2013

    Cochito con Mole Xico, which is a braised pork shoulder, with mashed plantains and papilla dried plum sauce from Veracruz. And if Hugos Plum sauce is anything like the Plum Wine Reduction I had at Babitas Mexicuisine, oh Lord watch out.

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  • Anahi L.El pulpo y ceviche 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

    55555 by Anahi L.


  • Alex G.Ordered the ceviche and the suckling pig, both were fantastic! Truly can't go wrong with anything off the menu, even dessert was delicious (order the churros)!

    55555 by Alex G.


  • Lynne QuFried grasshoppers and churros with hot chocolate are amazing. The sautéed shrimp is super fresh!

    55555 by Lynne Qu


  • George W.Look forward to the squash blosssom menu come summer.

    55555 by George W.


  • Cary Michael ALove the Lobster Tacos

    55555 by Cary Michael A


  • Camila MI love margarita, food service everything is good

    55555 by Camila M


  • Koma SalazarSampler platter to start. Cochinita pibil is amazing. Don't forget to try the grass hoppers. I love this place.

    55555 by Koma Salazar


  • EaterHugo’s recounts chef Hugo Ortega’s culinary travels, research, and memories through his native Mexico — gastronomic stories told via dishes that are complex, but always balanced.

    55555 by Eater


  • Sarah VThe molè is to die for and definitely get the crepas de cajeta for dessert.

    55555 by Sarah V


  • Leandro DLong waiting if you don't reserve previously. Also it's a bit expensive for a buffet food on Sunday's brunch ($33 per person, no beverage included). Food is great and lot of choices, also sweet table.

    55555 by Leandro D


  • Ben BOctopus appetizer. Beef tenderloin with tamales special.

    55555 by Ben B


  • Drew 5.yum yum satisfaction! best of the best and fancy

    55555 by Drew 5.


  • Brian BHad a great time at Hugo's w/ L&N & JLS. Grasshoppers, bone marrow, chicken, beef skirt and great brown & black mole sauce. Valet parking with $25 car wash. 11/26/16

    55555 by Brian B


  • Ashley B.So culture inspiring!

    55555 by Ashley B.


  • Bitches Who B.We enjoyed the ceviche traditional and the carnitas and were absolutely blown away by the scallops served atop sweet cornbread with a cream sauce. You must order the churros.

    55555 by Bitches Who B.


  • Kathryn ABacon wrapped, chorizo stuffed quail!

    55555 by Kathryn A


  • Samantha Mae APossibly the best Sunday brunch in Houston. Sangria pitchers for $45!

    55555 by Samantha Mae A


  • MoiseKapenda BowerLechon (suckling pig)

    55555 by MoiseKapenda Bower


  • William L.Buenisimo, todo es bueno aqui

    55555 by William L.


  • John GThe octopus dish on the "Dos for $22" lunch menu is really excellent

    55555 by John G


  • Lucy LAppetizers a little bit big, so we got full too soon. Pulpo is delicious, Mejillones y almejas, and Vuelve a la vida too! For dessert Churros are very good! Nice place and great service! Recommended!

    55555 by Lucy L


  • Anat G.Get the stuffer veggie peppers

    33333 by Anat G.


  • Aksel Q.Que lejos estoy! Y que cerca. El flan. Pásenme la receta!!

    55555 by Aksel Q.


  • Joshua J.Lechón .....

    55555 by Joshua J.


  • Michael M.Everything is good here!

    55555 by Michael M.


  • Fernando CovasSunday brunch is excellent. Awesome selection of special and tasty Mexican dishes, accompanied by refreshing aguas frescas. Added bonus: they'll wash your car while you eat!

    55555 by Fernando Covas


  • Mauro SilvaLegit brunch on Sundays with live music and deserts bar is 10/10

    55555 by Mauro Silva


  • Ryan B.Empanadas and sangria

    55555 by Ryan B.


  • ranjit KMole with genuine Mexican dishes

    55555 by ranjit K


  • Houston PressThe majesty of authentic Mexican cuisine shines with chefs Hugo Ortega and Ruben Ortega's beautifully-prepared, achiote-rubbed, whole-roasted suckling pig. Get the lechon appetizer ($12)

    55555 by Houston Press


  • Magda JLa comida es Realmente Mexicana! De lo mejor en Houston. El Grupo en vivo es fantastico, a excepcion de Los baños todo lo demas es excelente.

    55555 by Magda J


  • Arthur W.Wonderful shrimp cocktail.

    55555 by Arthur W.


  • WCRecommend Lechon & Pulpo al Carbón for appetizers. Ricky @ the bar will take great care of you.

    55555 by WC


  • Houston PressTry the brunch Corn souffle, poached eggs, shrimp and octopus ceviche, chorizo-stuffed ancho chiles, roasted rack of lamb, costillas, carnitas, tamales, & more are all waiting for you to devour them.

    55555 by Houston Press


  • Ron AsignacionUpscale and authentic Mexican food!

    55555 by Ron Asignacion


  • Christy LandesAsk for the ceviche sampler so you'll get some of everything. Outstanding fish and the Oaxacan Rita is an interesting drink choice, with mezcal.

    55555 by Christy Landes


  • Chardee MacDennisAbout to have a aro DE fuego

    55555 by Chardee MacDennis


  • Chefs FeedJustin Yu, chef of Oxheart, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Caldo verde de pescado.

    55555 by Chefs Feed


  • AllisonChiles en Nogada (stuffed poblano peppers topped w/pomegranate seeds)

    55555 by Allison


  • Stacey G.Flan was awesome!

    55555 by Stacey G.


  • Maibey N.Beautiful slow roasted pork shoulder that just falls apart when you look at it sideways.

    55555 by Maibey N.


  • Britney M.Great vegetarian options/menu!

    55555 by Britney M.


  • John WallerSome of the best food in Houston.

    55555 by John Waller


  • Matthew SchwabenbauerAuthentic Mexican

    55555 by Matthew Schwabenbauer


  • Ashley M.Saturday brunch is delicious. It's off the menu, not buffet like Sunday.

    55555 by Ashley M.


  • Adam CooperBrunch, margaritas, Mexican

    55555 by Adam Cooper


  • Scott F.You might not believe it, but the grasshopper appetizer is awesome!

    55555 by Scott F.


  • Houston PressOwner/chef Hugo Ortega has become a Houston legend alongside wife and restaurateur Tracy Vaught - who also operates Prego, Trevisio and Backstreet Cafe - and their longtime sommelier, Sean Beck.

    55555 by Houston Press


  • The Wall Street JournalTry your hardest not to overdo it on the lamb chops, octopus salad, duck with mole and chilaquiles; the desserts, made by Mr. Ortega's pastry-chef brother, Ruben, are irresistible.

    55555 by The Wall Street Journal


  • Laura LuciaThe pulpo Ceviche is really good

    55555 by Laura Lucia


  • Ro BLoud music made it difficult to hear each other. Food was great.

    55555 by Ro B


  • 002houstonHugo's is the pinnacle of upscale Mexican. The food is immaculate, the service is warm and friendly, and the specialty margaritas are a must have!

    55555 by 002houston


  • Candy R.They do NOT spilt checks!

    22222 by Candy R.


  • Luke R.The Mole poblano is excellent.

    55555 by Luke R.


  • Luke R.This place is great.

    55555 by Luke R.


  • MoiseKapenda BowerSquash Blossom Quesadillas

    55555 by MoiseKapenda Bower


  • Atlanta Food & W.Take a journey through the street foods of Mexico with Hugo Ortega at Atlanta Food & Wine Festival May 29 - June 1.

    55555 by Atlanta Food & W.


  • Ed SBest flan I've had in my life! And I don't usually like flan. The cafe de Hoya is amazing!

    55555 by Ed S


  • Joaquín FEste lugar le hace honor a la comida mexicana en el extranjero.

    33333 by Joaquín F


  • Melanie HBrunch is delicious but way too crowded. Dinner crowd so much better!

    55555 by Melanie H


  • Saf anDish: Pescado Frito

    55555 by Saf an


  • Lisa K.Sunday brunch buffet is amazing for the price tag of $29.

    55555 by Lisa K.


  • Rick M.Best dessert on the menu !!

    55555 by Rick M.


  • Liz T.The Lechón (suckling pig) is a must. Could have made a meal out of the meat alone. The barbacoa is also a favorite. Whatever you get, be sure to wash it down with a margarita.

    55555 by Liz T.


  • Danny F.Just great food

    55555 by Danny F.


  • Harrison D.Literally every single thing was delicious. The Sunday brunch buffet is incredible!

    55555 by Harrison D.


  • Darcy E.You can't go wrong at Hugo's

    55555 by Darcy E.


  • Johann A.Some of the best & most authentic latin food in the city. Chef Hugo never disappoints!

    55555 by Johann A.


  • Amanda M.Amazing vegan options!

    55555 by Amanda M.


  • Elizabeth B.First tex-mex restaurant that actually plays mexican music...and on Westheimer!!! Love it already!

    55555 by Elizabeth B.


  • AbinCeviches are great but live a little and try the Chapulines.

    55555 by Abin


  • Houston PressBrunch: Saturday 11am-3pm, Sunday Buffet 10am-2:30pm. Their Sunday brunch is famous for its wide variety of dishes!

    55555 by Houston Press


  • Ashley M.Squash blossom festival menu is awesome. Ask for it (only available during the summer)!

    55555 by Ashley M.


  • Pablo M.Ask for a table outside on a nice day to eat surrounded by great greenery

    55555 by Pablo M.


  • My Table MagazineThis upscale Mexican restaurant has a small but potent bar. If you're in the mood for something chic and for chips, ask the bartenders about their sophisticated specialty margaritas.

    55555 by My Table Magazine


  • My Table MagazineA handmade corn tortilla topped with black beans, lobster, pico de gallo and avocado makes this a luxurious treat. However, there’s only one, and it’s pretty small. Make this an appetizer... Price: $9

    55555 by My Table Magazine


  • Ailenka T.Ceviche de atun is the best ceviche I've had outside of the Caribbean! Love it!!

    55555 by Ailenka T.


  • Ailenka T.Pollo Asado is a must have along with their house margaritas! The chicken is so smoky and succulent.

    55555 by Ailenka T.


  • Kavya P.I loved the service and I highly recommend trying all their desserts, amazing quality you can taste. Everything is made in house!

    55555 by Kavya P.


  • IgorI keep on coming back to this place, absolutely excellent! Lobster tacos are fantastic and the best Micheladas I have ever had

    55555 by Igor


  • CameronAbsolutely terrible. Waited an hour and a half to be seated even though we had reservations. Was hoping the food would make up for the lack of timely service, but I was severely unimpressed.

    11111 by Cameron


  • Allen A.Love the poached eggs at brunch!

    55555 by Allen A.


  • PlumfareTry the ceviche! This place is great - ambiance and food! It's a top gifted spot on the Plumfare iPhone App.

    55555 by Plumfare


  • Patty B.Had a wonderful birthday lunch. Food was delicious and reminded me of my vacations visiting my grandmother in Mexico. Menu was a little too big and bulky but food was great.

    55555 by Patty B.


  • EliuA real Mexican foo try all small deserts and Sunday brunch is great !

    55555 by Eliu


  • Vanessa C.Try the carne asada (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Vanessa C.


  • UpShift DigitalDon't be in a hurry when you come here. They are slow as Christmas. Oh and the tamales are hideous.

    33333 by UpShift Digital


  • Laura B.Best of Houston 2012 - Food & Drink - Best Brunch

    55555 by Laura B.


  • Jason M.Perhaps the best authentic Mexican I had in a while

    55555 by Jason M.


  • Urban S.Hugo's - Crazy, Sexy, Cool...

    55555 by Urban S.


  • Erik M.The chapulines are a must!!!!

    55555 by Erik M.


  • Kristi C.Barbacoa (it will always be on the menu)

    55555 by Kristi C.


  • Kristi C.Mole Poblano

    55555 by Kristi C.


  • Rachel(Vasiliki) Dj Diva R.So yummy! The brunch is awesome! I love the shrimp tamales!

    55555 by Rachel(Vasiliki) Dj Diva R.


  • Houston Press2011 Houston Web Awards Winner: Best Restaurant Website. Check out the 2012 Houston Web Awards on June 28. www.HoustonWebAwards.com

    55555 by Houston Press


  • Houston Press2011 Best of Houston Winner: Best Margarita. Check out more Houston Press Best of Houston Winners here: http://bit.ly/JCaGyR Or go mobile with the free Best Of app.

    55555 by Houston Press


  • ELS Language CentersAn upscale restaurant serving carefully crafted regional Mexican dishes, not the usual fare you’ll find at other local Mexican restaurants. Plenty of room, comfortable seating. Meals $15 to $30.

    55555 by ELS Language Centers


  • EaterThe Sunday brunch is legendary, the vegetarian options are over-the-top good and the mole is like nothing else in town. [Eater 38 Member]

    55555 by Eater


  • Nick C.Pork loin is good and is a surprisingly reasonable portion.

    55555 by Nick C.


  • Kim M.Get on the email list so you hear about the monthly themed-by-region chef-led dinners.

    55555 by Kim M.


  • Kim M.Hand-shaken margaritas, potato empanadas are to die for. Love their spicy hot chocolate in the Winter. Tuna ceviche appetizer is always good and hits the spot in the summer.

    55555 by Kim M.


  • CultureMap Houston M.In the summer, look for executive chef Hugo Ortega's special seasonal squash blossom menu. Also on the menu: sauteed grasshoppers, anyone?

    55555 by CultureMap Houston M.


  • CultureMap HoustonIn the summer, look for executive chef Hugo Ortega's special seasonal squash blossom menu. Also on the menu: sauteed grasshoppers, anyone?

    55555 by CultureMap Houston


  • Laura B.Best of Houston 2011 - Top 10 Margaritas - #1

    55555 by Laura B.


  • Laura B.Houston Press We Love Food - favorite Houston dishes - Barbacoa

    55555 by Laura B.


  • JennHigh-end Mexican food that reflects the personality of his chef. Plus the only great wine list I have ever seen in a Mexican restaurant.

    55555 by Jenn


  • Leslie L.Delicious gourmet Mexican food, that's still very authentic. This place is amazing.

    55555 by Leslie L.


  • Brian J.Happy new years

    55555 by Brian J.


  • Vicky L.For appetizers, the plantain empanadas are amazing - I may order a 2nd round for dessert. The potato tacos are great too, just watch out for the tricky red jalapeno masquerading as a tomato on top!

    55555 by Vicky L.


  • Chris M.Items found on Camarena Tequila truck (seen around town this summer) can be found here!

    55555 by Chris M.


  • Almost V.Order the three quesadillas, which include mushrooms & huitlacoche; roasted potatoes & rajas; butternut squash & swiss chard. YUM.

    55555 by Almost V.


  • Kimberly W.Ask for Antonio to be your waiter. He is so hot...and has a nice smile. :-D

    55555 by Kimberly W.


  • Kireau K.someone posted no chips and salsa. i was served some and chips are thick homemade awesome goodness!

    55555 by Kireau K.


  • Laura B.Best margarita

    55555 by Laura B.


  • Rachel C.Sit at the bar for the taco trio: duck, pork + chorizo- stuffed jalepeño.

    55555 by Rachel C.


  • Allen A.Breakfast of champions. Something to try on Sundays if you're tired of the typical TexMex breakfast plates around town.

    55555 by Allen A.


  • Jessica F.No chips and salsa here, only some delicious spiced nuts.

    55555 by Jessica F.


  • Allen A.If a dish (like the popular lamb chops and pork ribs) run out on the Sunday brunch, you can ask your server for a special order for no extra charge.

    55555 by Allen A.


  • Nathan G.It's as good as they say. Try Sunday buffet. All the time

    55555 by Nathan G.


  • Christopher C.has the best brunch on the weekends EVER!

    55555 by Christopher C.


  • Mary W.Best chile rellenos eve, excellent calabaza soup & extensive wine list

    55555 by Mary W.


  • BravoReally authentic Mexican food. Cabritas, nopales and plenty of ceviche's. -Tiffany Derry, Top Chef

    55555 by Bravo


  • Patrick R.The mescal margarita is great and the pulpo al carbon is a fantastic appetizer. The cabrito is great comfort food.

    55555 by Patrick R.


  • Ricky A.The flan, pretty stellar. Go for it

    55555 by Ricky A.


  • Joe EWow. Great service and amazing suggestions from Felipe. Great bartender.

    55555 by Joe E


  • Brooke DCome for the weekend brunch, it's amazing!

    55555 by Brooke D


  • Allen A.Sunday brunch is spectacular! Mexican hot chocolate, lamb, baby back ribs, stuffed peppers, tres leches everything, excellent service, live music... Go now.

    55555 by Allen A.


  • Darcy E.Great vegitarian menue on request as well as good cocktails

    55555 by Darcy E.


  • Ikal 1150 Atry the brothy seafood stew, or the slow roasted pork shoulder with chile adobo sauce (off the menu)... particularly great with our Malbec!

    55555 by Ikal 1150 A


  • SantiagoBest brunch in Houston

    55555 by Santiago


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