Not too bad...
There's a reason I'm giving this place a 3 even though I eat here quite often. I usually travel to a lot of different restaurants around the Houston area and I've come across many that are absolutely fantastic.
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Lopez is a decent place. The prices are very accommodating to any size family. The service is pretty on par, but the waiters aren't extremely excited by any means or really put themselves out there as salesmen.
The food is consistent. Which is a plus. If you find something you like on the menu, you're guaranteed to have it the same way almost every time. Without fail. However, the choices and options aren't really "out there". It's a condensed menu, I understand...and sometimes it can be hard to play out of the box with Tex-Mex. But it's nothing grand by any means.
Yes, a lot of people come with hyped expectations and walk out with them...which is something I don't understand. A previous reviewer said the same thing. I don't get it either. I've eaten at some places that I are way better than this and the atmosphere reminds you of a dark alley in 3rd Ward. With service that was actually better. But still, by any means am I really saying this is a place to avoid, go ahead and try it. However, if you're looking for something more developed in flavor, or outside of the box, you won't really find it here. It's just a run of the mill Mom 'n' Pop Tex-Mex dive.
Yes, it's under construction, however for a while there I was almost certain they were losing funding over it because it was delayed at least 6 months to a year. But that's semantics.