Restaurants in Houston

The ample girths of the average Texan testify to the good eating on offer in the Lone Star state. Houston just about edges out Dallas in the battle for best regional dining scene and is home to some truly excellent restaurants. Don't miss trying the two great indigenous cuisines, Tex-Mex and Barbecue.

$$$$$ | Tex-Mex

El Tiempo Cantina

This temple to Tex-Mex is hugely popular with locals, as much for its excellent food as its fun and lively vibe. And the service is tops too. Prepare yourself for Tex -Mex legends like crabmeat quesadillas and superb fajitas. The margaritas are an irresistible accompaniment.

Address: 3130 Richmond Ave
Telephone: (713) 807 1600
Website: http://www.eltiempocantina.com

$$$$$ | American

Mark's American Cuisine

A converted 1920s church now houses this temple to elegant and fine food. Mark's is famous for dishes such as five pepper-crusted Scottish salmon and bourbon-glazed pork tenderloin. Great wine list and a lively bar add to the appeal of a night out here. Reservations are essential.

Address: 1658 Westheimer Rd
Telephone: (713) 523 3800
Website: http://www.marks1658.com

$$$$$ | Steakhouse

Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse

If you're looking for barbequed meat done just the way you like it, accompanied by a choice of award-winning wines, head to fun and friendly Vic & Anthony's which has a comfortable, tasteful dining room to host its clientele of carnivores, most of which are regulars.

Address: 1510 Texas Ave
Telephone: (713) 228 1111
Website: http://www.vicandanthonys.com

$$$$$ | Indian


By some margin Houston's best Indian eatery, Indika earns rave reviews for its unique combinations of Texas ingredients and Indian spices. Great desserts too. Don't miss the duck tandoori and order some naan bread to accompany just about every dish you order.

Address: 516 Westheimer
Telephone: (713) 524 2170
Website: http://www.indikausa.com

$$$$$ | French

Chez Nous

Serving authentic French country cuisine like escargot and shrimp Provencal, and tournedos Rossini, Chez Nous is the place to go for a memorable meal or a celebration. The airy, tasteful décor complements this venue, a former Pentecostal church. Book well ahead and dress in your best.

Address: 217 S Ave G, Humble
Telephone: (281) 446 6717
Website: http://www.cheznousfrenchrestaurant.com

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