Experience sophisticated Mexican dining at La Bikina in The Woodlands

Photo courtesy of La Bikina

Update: La Bikina is permanently closed.

Dig into the a fresh and modern take on traditional Mexican cuisine at the newly opened La Bikina in the Woodlands. 

The opening of La Bikina marked a new era for its Mexico-based owners, an innovative restaurant and entertainment group. Already very popular across Mexico, the restaurant is the Grupo Impulza’s first entry into the U.S. market.

The restaurant is named for the famous Mexican song that celebrates the invincible women who changed history during the revolutionary days in Mexico. Although it draws its food and character from Mexican history and the country’s traditional cantina, La Bikina is anything but conventional.

La Bikina’s sophisticated, upscale décor feature marble table tops and the restaurant’s colorful signature teal mosaic floor tiles. The mood is set for an authentic modern Mexican menu featuring Mexican-inspired dishes, hand-crafted margaritas and cocktails.

The Menu at La Bikina in The Woodlands

La Bikina’s menu features a fresh take on traditional and contemporary offerings, balancing slow-cooked meats and bold flavors with unique pairings and contemporary presentations. The menu includes a variety of scratch-made authentic tacos, tableside salsa and guacamole, as well as entrees including, Chamaorro, an adobe-braised pork shank, with pineapple chutney; Huachinango, fried red snapper with roasted garlic; and Pulpo a la Parrilla, grilled octopus in guajillo pepper sauce.

The drink list offers both traditional and contemporary cocktails, whether it’s in a signature Skinny Margarita or Spiced Horchata, with mango and tamarind flavors.

La Bikina’s Chef Daniel Miranda

The kitchen is headed by chef Daniel Miranda, who won Prime Gourmet: El Reto, Mexico’s equivalent to Iron Chef, in 2010. A graduate of the French Culinary Institute in New York City, Miranda spent time at The Grand Havana and Spartina working the lines before returning to Mexico to serve as the sous chef for the John Gray Restaurant Group in Cancún. Two years later he was head chef at Barraca Orraca in Mexico City. In 2011, Miranda came to The Woodlands and took a position at a well-known local restaurant La Lupita as head chef.

La Bikina Genuine Mexican Cuisine

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