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Caribbean, Latin
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Owner Eduardo Arauz says fellow Nicaraguans come from all over the southwest to eat at this, Texas' only restaurant specializing in the Central American cuisine. Order a parillada Nicaraguense to try a little bit of everything, including vinegary marinated meats, fried cheese and two kinds of plantains. But don't skip the nacatamal, Nicaragua's gigantic, ultra-flavorful take on the tamal.

Meal Times
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Good to Know
Parking, Takeout

Fritanga Nicaraguense La Carreta

412 N. 8th St., South Houston, TX, 77587
South Houston  •  713-910-8226
Mon-Fri: 10am-9pm; Sat-Sun: 9am-9pm