Who has the best Mexican food in Spring Texas?

I have heard that to true purists there is a difference between Mexican and Tex/Mex food, but this Gringo certainly does not know what it is.  What I do know is what I like and what I like are cold, frozen margaritas, crisp chips, chunky red salsa, creamy green salsa, tasty fajitas, and loaded nachos.  These are the criteria by which I rate all Mexican restaurants.

I can not claim to have eaten at all of the numerous and I do mean numerous Mexican restaurants located in and around Spring Texas but I have eaten at enough of them to know which are the best.

Here’s my list of the best Mexican / Tex/Mex restaurant for each of the following categories:

Chuy's TEX MEX RestaurantBest Happy Hour:  Chuy’s– $4.25 Margaritas and a FREE loaded nacho car from 4 – 7 pm weekdays is why Chuy’s has the best happy hour(s).

Best Creamy Green Sauce: Chuy’s – If you like ranch dressing with a kick this addictive sauce is for you.

Best Red Salsa:  Pappasitos

Best Chips:  Chuy’s

Best Frozen Margaritas:  Chuy’s

Best single chip Nachos:  Pappasitos

Best bar atmosphere:  Gringo’s

Best Fajitas:  Pappasitos – The meat is so tender it almost melts in your mouth.

Best overall Mexican restaurant:  Pappasitos

Who do you think has the best Tex/Mex or Mexican food in the Spring Texas area?

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