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Looking for particular restaurant on outskirts of Houston.

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Looking for particular restaurant on outskirts of Houston.

Goddfrey "Docmo" Buquet | Feb 10, 2004 01:10 AM

Some years ago, went to Houston and stayed at downtown hotel. Was taken to eat Mexican food by a safety engineer/instructor with Hollywood Barge Company.First destination was called "La Cantina" or "The Cantina", and it was a really rinky dink place, but I was told their food was great. Reason we did not eat there was due to having to wait for about an hour and a half before we could be seater. Should speak for the goodness of the food. This was somewhere near the waterfront around southeast Houston, I think. I know it was in the boon docks. We went to anopther Mexican Restaurant, not too far away, ate and had magueritas there. Food and drinks were terrific, but I can't remember the name of the place. I do remember it was one of those Papa places, and the owner had apparently been an amateur or professional boxer because there were pictures of him in boxing stances, and in actions shots throughout the place. It was not Papa Garcias. I had shrimp and lobster salad served in a very light dough cornucopia. I really enjoyed the meal and the giant magueritas (sp?. I had never had one of those before, and thoroughly enjoyed them. But that shrimp-lobster salad was something I would like to take my wife to eat some day when we are passing near Houston. So, so if anyone might have an idea of the name and address on the place, I would appreciate a post because I would really like to find it. I don't remember the name of the gentleman who worked for Hollywood Barge either. I assume he is no longer there anyome. Thanks. Godfrey J. Buquet. godfrey@cajun.net.

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