The YouTube channel Localish highlighted Irma’s Original Mexican Restaurant in Houston with a video called “What Makes Irma’s Original Mexican Restaurant So Special. Irma talks about how she started the restaurant after her husband’s untimely death in the warehouse district of Houston. She says the food is homemade Mexican food like her mother made at home.
She started as a sandwich house that served warehouse workers, truckers, and other factory workers and it grew. She often has no menu because her customers come in and tell her what they want to eat. Her employees are women that know how to cook delicious Mexican food at home.
They buy ingredients fresh from the market and make their guacamole, chili, fajitas, enchiladas, tacos, pork chops, chicken mole, and other Mexican dishes. She makes her special lemonade and Mexican Coke. Many of her employees are in their 50 and 60’s. The restaurant is decorated with nostalgic collectibles that were given to Irma by her friends and family. It gives a unique ambiance to customers. They make some delicious dessert to end your meal. They make all their food from scratch, and many other Mexican restaurants do the same. Find a local Mexican restaurant that does this, and you will always be satisfied!.