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At Irma’s it’s a family affair

Irma’s Southwest along with Irma’s Original have been household names in downtown food scene for over 17 years.  Headed by the leadership of Louis Galvan and Irma Galvan recipient of the 2008 James Beard Award. 

Irma’s Southwest Grill is a casual elegant restaurant where you will enjoy some of the best Mexican food you will ever have north of the Mexican border.  Our menu showcases some of the classic Mexican dishes including Carne Guisada, Pork Carnitas and Chile Relleno but it also incorporates Texas Wild Game in the form of Axis Barbacoa and Nilgai Tamales.   Come to Irma’s and let yourself be completely mesmerized by our amazing food. 

Whether you are looking for a hearty lunch, a quick bite before a baseball game or a full dinner Irma’s Southwest is your destination in downtown.


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Call For More Information

(713) 247-9651


 Hours of Operation


Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm


Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Astros Home Games

11:00 AM - 9:00 PM on weekdays.




“Finally got a reservation and dined here for our anniversary. The meal was stupendous and exceeded our expectations. The service was excellent, the ingredients were of the highest quality, the creativity behind and the preparation of each dish was superb, the plating was gorgeous and the portions were more than ample. It elevates Mexican cuisine to an art form. We will be back.”


"Server was energetic & recommended authentic Mexican dishes. Pork tamales and carnitas (pork, on a plate) were probably the best we've ever had (and we've been going to Mexican or TexMex for over 30 years)."

Urban Spoon

“The best lemonade ever! Love the food, made to order. Served the way you want it, how you want it. Ask for Janet!”


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