Arnaldo Richards' Picos Restaurant

GHCVB Member
(832) 831-9940
3601 Kirby Drive | Houston, TX 77098
River Oaks
TripAdvisor Rating Based on 204 reviews

Enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine in a warm, lively atmosphere that will transport you to the finest restaurants in Mexico. Since its inception in 1984, Arnaldo Richards' Picos has been recognized as one of Houston's premier award-winning Mexican restaurants. Executive Chef/Owner Arnaldo Richards skillfully blends his contemporary culinary concepts with traditional Mexican cooking techniques, while remaining faithful to the deeply rooted and authentic flavors of the seven regions of Mexican cuisine. Picos is the perfect place for friends, family, business associates and private parties to enjoy a remarkable dining experience and extraordinary drinks. Arnaldo Richards’ Picos is open daily for lunch and dinner, breakfast on Saturday and Sunday. Their popular brunch on Sunday is served from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is loved by local Houstonians. Takeout & Catering are also available.

A summary of their recent awards:

  • My Table, Houston’s Dining Magazine (Oct 4, 2015):Culinary Award Winner for 2015
  • Houston Chronicle (Nov 2015): Allison Cook's Top 100 Favorite Restaurants in 2015
  • TripAdvisor: Excellent Traveler Rating
  • OpenTable: 2015 & 2016 Diner’s Choice Award
  • Texas Monthly (Dec 2015): Cover article “The 120 Tacos You Must Eat Before You Die” Chilorio was named “Best Taco in Houston” & “Top 10 Tacos in Texas” with a perfect 5.0 rating
  • Zagat: Houston’s Best for Guacamole
  • Zagat (Dec 8, 2015): The Best Tamales in Houston
  • Houston Press (Dec 17, 2015): “The Most Festive Restaurants in Houston”
  • Houston Press (Dec 31, 2015): “The 100 BEST dishes in Houston”
  • Houston Press (Jan 27, 2016): “10 Best Restaurants for Adult Birthdays in Houston”
  • Houston Press (Jan 28, 2016): “The 10 Best Crawfish Dishes in Houston”
Restaurants
Venues
General
  • Hours: Monday through Thursday: 11:00AM-10:00PM Friday: 11:00AM-11:00PM Saturday: 9:00AM-11:00PM Sunday: 10:30AM-9:00PM with Brunch: 10:30AM-3:00PM
  • Price: $$ (Meal, including one drink, tax and tip $11-$30)
  • Seating Capacity: 350
  • Reservations Required
    • Recommended
  • Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Spanish
  • Menu: Authentic Mexican Cuisine
  • Breakfast
  • Weekend Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Happy Hour
  • Serves Late
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Kid's Menu
  • Pet Friendly
  • Live Entertainment
  • Valet Parking
  • Self Parking
  • Dress Code
  • Dress Code Requirements: Casual chic
  • Delivery
  • Take Out
  • Separate Checks OK
  • ADA Accessible
  • Wireless
  • Free Wireless
  • Catering
  • Group Friendly
  • Student Group Friendly
  • Motorcoach Parking
General
  • Parking Fee
  • ADA Accessible
  • Wireless
  • Free Wireless
Meeting Facility
  • Number of Rooms: 4
  • Total SqFt.: 9000
  • Largest Room: 736
  • Banquet Capacity: 350
  • Reception Capacity: 350
  • Audio/Visual
  • Catering Kitchen
  • Facility Buy Out For Special Event
  • On-Site Catering
  • Preferred Caterers
  • Private Room

Two private dining rooms and two outdoor seating areas.

Meeting Facility Rooms
Room Name SqFt. Dimensions Ceiling Theater Classroom Banquet Reception
Tequila Room 357 17 X 21 30 40
Agave Room 540 30 X 18 55 70
Sun Room 736 46 X 16 70 90
Outdoor Covered Dining Patio 814 11 X 74 40 60
Bar & Outdoor Covered Patio X 30 50
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