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Cyclone Anaya's - Woodway, Houston, TX

Cyclone Anaya's - Woodway

4.4
4.4
144 Reviews
$30 and under
Tex-Mex
We are Houston’s Original Tex-Mex Familia since 1966! Cyclone Anaya’s has been Houston’s favorite destination for the best margaritas in town for over 50 years. With our scratch-made enchiladas and tamales, our tender and flavorful fajitas, and many more Tex-Mex delights, we've helped to define and perfect this world-famous regional cuisine. Join us today at one of six Houston-area Cyclone Anaya’s Tex-Mex Kitchen locations in the Heights, Midtown, Rice Village, CityCentre, Woodway, and the Woodlands. No matter where you’re from, we’ll treat you like family!

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2 people

7:00 PM


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Private dining

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Tex-Mex, Mexican, Seafood

  • Hours of operation

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

  • Phone number

    (713) 339-4552

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Jason Gould

  • Catering

    We are Houston’s Original Tex-Mex Familia since 1966! Cyclone Anaya’s has been Houston’s favorite destination for the best margaritas in town for over 50 years. With our scratch-made enchiladas and tamales, our tender and flavorful fajitas, and many more Tex-Mex delights, we've helped to define and perfect this world-famous regional cuisine. Join us today at one of six Houston-area Cyclone Anaya’s Tex-Mex Kitchen locations in the Heights, Midtown, Rice Village, CityCentre, Woodway, and the Woodlands. No matter where you’re from, we’ll treat you like family!

  • Private party facilities

    Our semi-private room can accommodate groups both large and small. We offer many styles of dining including buffets, set menus and family style menus. With large screen TVs on both sides of the room, the space is perfect for family reunions, rehearsal dinners, birthday parties or business meetings.

  • Private party contact

    Private Event Coordinator: (888) 822-0950

  • Neighborhood

    Galleria / Uptown

  • Cross street

    Augusta St

  • Parking details

    Free Self Parking.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 144 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Houston

    Tex-Mex

  • Houston

    Vibrant Bar Scene

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good food, relaxed atmosphere. Our waitress Eva was prompt and courteous
  2. JC

    JimC

    Houston

    12 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on August 10, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    Excellent food and service - if you like Mojitos, test drive the Coconut one... delish!
  3. EL

    EllenL

    Houston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    We got there early because two people in our party have hearing issues. It was not busy so the service and food were exceptional and the noise level very low. It started to fill up as we were leaving so we know we made the right choice. Our server, Junior, was very attentive. Best Mexican food I have had in a long time. Table side guacamole is not to be missed.
  4. CW

    CrystalW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 21, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Casual dining. Good service. Reserved table for two. Everything as expected.
  5. b

    bdug

    Houston

    46 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    46 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall2food2service1ambience3
    No one could get our order right. Server was not friendly. When leaving we talked to the manager and he could care less. Will not be going back.
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    vip
    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 15, 2022

    overall1food1service2ambience1
    Been to about 5-6 Cyclones Anya’s and this was the absolute worst one I’ve been to, the food was over seasoned. Service was great but the environment and quality was not good will not be back to this location unfortunately.
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    20 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on May 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great place, love the breakfast
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    vip
    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 12, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Parking is horrible.
  9. JS

    JonS1984

    Houston

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall2food2service1ambience1
    Well let’s just say I will never go back, food was over priced and poor quality, service was non-existent, no wonder they had last minute reservations available on Mothers Day.
  10. GM

    GeorgeM

    Houston

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My wife and I enjoyed dinner with two other couples. The food and service were excellent, we had a great evening.
  11. b

    bobb

    Houston

    40 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    40 reviews

    Dined on March 27, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    Food is acceptable but Houston has so many better Mexican restaurants.
  12. JB

    JimB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service and food were outstanding. We were there for a buisness meeting, and the pleasant atmosphere made it easy to have a conversation.
  13. K

    Kylomom

    Houston

    28 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Table side Guacamole and queso were really good. Tamale was different - very bready. Kind of like a corn dog. It tasted great. We have always love Cyclone Anaya’s. Will go back.
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 23, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    It was very good everything. My lady and myself enjoyed ourselves. A bit pricey but we enjoyed our selves
  15. D

    Deejay

    Houston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great spot for an evening dinner. It was pretty dead when a friend and I went on Thursday so there was plenty of space. It was comfortable.
  16. TN

    TravelerNotTourist

    Houston

    58 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    58 reviews

    Dined on January 6, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Eve was an excellent server & the food has gotten better — especially the chips!
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 23, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Ricardo is an amazing person!! Always happy and smiling. Raed is also awesome!! They are reason we always go back!!!
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 23, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It’s our neighborhood restaurant and Ricardo (bartender) and Raed (manager) make us feel like family. It’s pretty place to go for lunch or bring a few gals for happy hour. Also, the table side guacamole is PERFECTION! Love love love it here!
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    16 reviews

    3.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on December 13, 2021

    overall3food4service4ambience3
    Pleasantly surprised how improved the restaurant is. Food was very good quality.
  20. J

    Johnr

    Mississippi

    121 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    121 reviews

    Dined on November 21, 2021

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    The food was ok nothing to write home about. The service was good but when the check came the server tried to mislead my wife about the amount she should pay. I would not hurry back there are to many better options in restaurants
  21. SM

    SheronM

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 13, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great job Eva we will be back great job and great service great food we love everything things last night see you soon
  22. JK

    JohnnyK

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 13, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The food was amazing, as always. We arrived on a Friday evening at 7pm. We were seated next to 2 men that had obviously been there since happy-hour started. Their conversation was very loud and obscenity-laced. Without hesitation, our waiter moved us to a quieter part of the restaurant. Before our meal arrived, the manager came over to apologize about the other patrons and their banter. It was really a pleasure to have such awesome service along with some amazing food. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
  23. DF

    DalF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 6, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service were excellent. Wasn’t overly crowded so could actually hear all our table conversations.
  24. J

    Jan520

    Houston

    26 reviews

    5.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on November 6, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We enjoyed our meals. The food and drinks were very good. The service was good. It was not too crowded. The noise level was quiet so we could converse.
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on October 24, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great time with my wife.
  26. DE

    DEEJ

    Houston

    20 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on October 2, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This has become our goto for a good Mexican meal.
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on September 26, 2021

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Hanging with my husband for dinner. Loved the guacamole!!!
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Mississippi

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on September 19, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My first time at this restaurant! The entire food and dining experience was so amazing. I sat outside by the water. The margaritas were spot on!
  29. d

    debbie007

    Houston

    31 reviews

    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on September 5, 2021

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    We went to this restaurant for Houston Restaurant Month's special menu. The food was very good. I am allergic to cilantro, and it seemed to be a minor problem to get food without cilantro. We worked it out and the food was great. The waiter was friendly and helpful. The location was perfect for after church dining on Saturday night.
  30. J

    Jan520

    Houston

    26 reviews

    5.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on September 1, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was very good and the service was excellent. Good value. We’ll be back!
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 24, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    30th Birthday ✨
  32. O

    Outstanding

    Houston

    18 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on August 14, 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Food was good. Server attentive.
  33. DW

    DavidW

    Houston

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on August 5, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and service were excellent. Relatively quiet and conducive to conversation.
  34. K

    Kikki5

    Houston

    27 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on August 1, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We go to brunch every Sunday after church and enjoy trying different places. Cyclone Anaya fit the bill perfectly - lots of good menu options at affordable prices. Food was delicious !
  35. e

    eater

    Houston

    42 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    42 reviews

    Dined on July 31, 2021

    overall3food3service2ambience3
    service extremely slow. took over 30 minutes to get our drinks and an hour to get our food. obvious that they our low on help
  36. KV

    KarlaV

    Austin

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 20, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great meal. Great service.
  37. MB

    MirandaB

    Houston

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 15, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great experience overall. Quiet, the food came out promptly and the waiter was great.
  38. JW

    JordanW

    Houston

    12 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on May 1, 2021

    overall2food2service2ambience2
    Our service wasn’t that great it would have been nicer if our waiter checked on us more. The queso with added taco meat had chunks of un melted cheese in it so we requested the server to warm the cheese up more to get rid of the chunks and when he brought it back it still had chunks in it quite disgusting. The quesadillas weren’t bad but nothing like the other location. We usually go to the city centre location The food and service is always good and so are the drinks! This location is closer to where my boyfriend lives so we decided to try it since we always drive to 10-15 minutes versus going to the one that’s 5 minutes away from us but after trying this location we will continue to make that drive to city centre.
  39. G

    Glacier3

    Houston

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on April 27, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent!!
  40. S

    Shelby

    Houston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 24, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Margaritas were great, and the service was better. Food was really good, and would recommend going 10/10.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff temperature check required

FAQs

Cyclone Anaya's - Woodway does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Cyclone Anaya's - Woodway also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (713) 339-4552.

Cyclone Anaya's - Woodway is rated 4.4 stars by 144 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Google Map for Cyclone Anaya's - Woodway

5761 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77057-1501

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Augusta St

  • Neighborhood

    Galleria / Uptown

  • Hours of operation

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

  • Cuisines

    Tex-Mex, Mexican, Seafood

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Free Self Parking.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Jason Gould

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (713) 339-4552

  • Catering

    We are Houston’s Original Tex-Mex Familia since 1966! Cyclone Anaya’s has been Houston’s favorite destination for the best margaritas in town for over 50 years. With our scratch-made enchiladas and tamales, our tender and flavorful fajitas, and many more Tex-Mex delights, we've helped to define and perfect this world-famous regional cuisine. Join us today at one of six Houston-area Cyclone Anaya’s Tex-Mex Kitchen locations in the Heights, Midtown, Rice Village, CityCentre, Woodway, and the Woodlands. No matter where you’re from, we’ll treat you like family!

  • Private party facilities

    Our semi-private room can accommodate groups both large and small. We offer many styles of dining including buffets, set menus and family style menus. With large screen TVs on both sides of the room, the space is perfect for family reunions, rehearsal dinners, birthday parties or business meetings.

  • Private party contact

    Private Event Coordinator: (888) 822-0950

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