Berryhill in the News

AUGUST 14, 2015

Teasing With Tacos: Berryhill’s Monthly Taco #Three Fish taco creator offers August’s taco of the month – the Philly Cheese Steak

Compliments from the city of brotherly tacos, welcome August’s Berryhill Taco of the Month: The Philly Cheese Steak Taco. On June 1, Berryhill Baja Grill launched a summer-long Taco of the Month series with its TnT, a tempura-fried tamale topped with chopped poblano and sauce then wrapped in warm flour tortillas. It followed that up […] Read More →

JULY 14, 2015

Teasing With Tacos: Berryhill’s Monthly Taco #Two Creators of the fish taco offer July’s taco of the month – Sunny Side Swine

Stepping up to the plate for July’s Berryhill Taco of the Month: Sunnyside Swine. Last month, Berryhill Baja Grill launched a summer-long Taco of the Month series with its TnT, a tempura-fried tamale topped with chopped poblano and sauce then wrapped in warm flour tortillas. The Tamale. The Taco. The TnT. It’s been an explosive […] Read More →

JUNE 14, 2015

Teasing With Tacos: Berryhill’s Puts Surprise in the Tortilla Creators of the fish taco blast off summer’s taco of the month with the TnT

The idea is dynamite – (or you might say TnT, but more on that later). Berryhill Baja Grill put its name in the history books when it first introduced the fish taco to Texas back in 1993, and the famed dish remains one of the Houston restaurant’s biggest sellers, right up there with its famed […] Read More →

APRIL 19, 2013

Eater Interviews Jeff Anon

Twenty years ago, Berryhill Tamales opened in River Oaks to bring back the recipes made famous by Walter Berryhill from the 1920s to the 1960s. Ten years ago, Berryhill Tamales, which had become known for its fish tacos, changed its name to Berryhill Baja Grill.In light of July’s news that Maggie Rita’s would be replacing […] Read More →

JANUARY 17, 2013

The Jewish Herald Voice: Dining Out: Berryhill Baja Grill & Cantina

By TED POWERS, Food Editor   Walter Berryhill may have made only one thing, but he made it well. Beginning in 1928, Berryhill sold his famous tamales at the end of River Oaks Boulevard and Montrose Avenue. For more than 40 years, he peddled his tender, moist tamales to throngs of eager eaters. When he […] Read More →

JANUARY 10, 2013

THE DAILY MEAIL: The Best Margaritas in Town: Berryhill Baja Grill

By Marcy Franklin, Editor It’s not just the “fresh-mex” food that keeps people coming back to Houston’s 12 locations of Berryhill Baja Grill — it’s the award-winning margaritas and drinks that keep the bars crowded. Jeff Anon, the current CEO of Berryhill Hot Tamales Corp., recently shared with Houston Culture Map that the margarita recipe at Berryhill is a classic, […] Read More →

OCTOBER 12, 2012

Berryhill Baja Grill Food Truck Hitting the Streets, But Not Without a Few Bumps in the Road

By Katharine Shilcutt | Walter Berryhill was a mobile food pioneer in Houston, walking the streets of River Oaks and selling 200 dozen tamales from his little push-cart every week along with his wife, Billie, for nearly 40 years. A lit Coleman lantern hanging from the side of the cart let people know that Berryhill’s tamales […] Read More →

What others are saying:

Berryhill: todo comenzó con un tamal Isandra Gonzalez reviews Berryhill for Semana News and recommends it to readers, saying the food is fresh and tasty. Isandra also discusses the history of Berryhill’s Houston Mexican restaurants.

Drink and eat great on the cheap: The best happy hour deals in Houston In this CultureMap Houston article about the city’s best happy hour deals, Marcy de Luna says the food and drinks at Berryhill Baja Grill and Cantina are a bargain.

It's National Taco Day: Where to find Houston's best tacos Looking for the best tacos in Houston? In this article CultureMap senior account executive Meredith Riddle says she grew up on Berryhill fish tacos and they are “just so good.”

GIVEAWAY (Houston Area Only): Win a menu tasting evening at Berryhill Baja Grill Restaurant! –Haley, a Texas mom blogger at at Love, Life, Family… and then some, says Berryhill “makes some of the best Mexican dishes” she has had and invites readers to enter a raffle for a free meal.

Veterans Day 2012: Free Meals for Veterans and Military at Houston Restaurants All of Berryhill’s Houston Mexican restaurants offer veterans 50% off of their meals Nov 11-12, 2012 as a thank you for their service.

The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 10 Tamales This Houston Press post lists Berryhill Baja Grill and Cantina among the Top 10 places to get tamales in Houston.

Witchcraft Opens, Berryhill Expands to Bellaire Eric Sandler at Eater mentions the opening of Berryhill’s Bellaire restaurant location on Bissonnet Street and says local residents searching for fish tacos should pay the restaurant a visit.

Delicious family dining is a snap with Berryhill Baja Grill In this article you can read about the ways Berryhill’s Houston Mexican restaurants keep kids as well as adult customers happy.

More than margaritas: Berryhill Baja Grill impresses with north-of-the-border fare, too Author Marcy de Luna samples some of Berryhill’s “not-so-south-of-the-border items on the menu” including the Baja Burger, Screw the Moon screwdriver, Nathan’s Hot Dog and the lemonade, which Marcy says are “surprisingly palate pleasing, they don't take a backseat in taste or quality.”

Leader Guide: Tamales have never been hotter for the holidays Author Charlotte Aguilar of the Leader News says Berryhill’s tamales are “a fluffier, almost cornbread-like masa stuffed with more filling than the traditional Mexican tamales.”

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