Pappasito’s Cantina, a Houston-based Tex-Mex restaurant chain with locations in San Antonio, Austin and Dallas-Fort Worth, is celebrating its 40th anniversary throughout October at all locations.

The background

According to a news release, there will be food and drink specials, including $40 for 40 fajitas on Wednesdays starting at 4 p.m., a commemorative 40th anniversary mug with Fiesta Fizz or Pappasito’s Signature Reserva Margarita, and a special Fiesta Fudge Brownie.

Guests also have the chance to win one of 10 $400 gift cards by entering online. E-Club members receive additional perks throughout the month.

The Pappas brothers opened Pappasito’s in 1976, launching restaurants across Texas, the release states.

What they’re saying

Pappasito’s Vice President of Marketing Christina Pappas said in the release that reaching 40 years is a milestone for her restaurant company.

“The first Pappasito's Cantina opened on Richmond and Hillcroft [in Houston], bringing our famous fajitas and margaritas to Houstonians, and now we have grown to over 20 restaurants throughout Texas and Georgia,” Pappas said in a statement.