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Food and restaurants in Houston

Top restaurants

Aquarium
“The Ferris Wheel is a major bonus offering you fantastic views of Downtown Houston...in addition to all the cool Aquatic Life to explore! Only a 14 minute walk from the property! ”
  • 84 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Wide range of shops and eateries. Good one a nice day as everything is outside.”
  • 121 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Delicious and very popular restaurant. A local favorite! Be prepared for long lines especially on the weekends. ”
  • 126 locals recommend
Bar
“A unique indoor/outdoor hangout. There's a local pizza place on one side and a bar with boardgames on the other.”
  • 99 locals recommend
Brewery
“Fun brewery large covered beer garden and counter service food. Check out cathedral dining room”
  • 79 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Ninfa's is a Houston favorite and we are within walking distance to the original location on Navigation! Their fajitas are a must! ”
  • 90 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
“You cannot beat this restaurant. Their brussel sprouts are a must, and everything on the menu is exquisite. 5pm happy hour has lines waiting for the door to open.”
  • 98 locals recommend
Restaurant
“quoted from Southern Living Magazine: Intervention **IS** required. LOL That's because I'd most certainly be addicted to the chocolate oatmeal chili cookies sold at "Bake Lab," the innovative, irresistible bakery tucked into Pondicheri, Anita Jaisinghani's sleek, urban Indian restaurant that recently earned a James Beard nomination for "Best New Restaurant." ”
  • 27 locals recommend

Cafes

Bakery
“Delight your senses with the aroma of freshly bakes pastries and great coffee!”
  • 93 locals recommend
Café
“This place is phenomenal! Their avocado on toast, and literally everything else is the BOMB! They have mimosas, and beer too. Their desserts, and fresh pressed juices are top notch too. DEF. check this place out. ”
  • 72 locals recommend
Café
“Artsy types, poetry buffs and music lovers from all walks of life count Montrose's warm Brasil coffeehouse as a favorite. Brasil frequently hosts musicians of all persuasions, from fusion jazz to experimental noise to ambient grooves and, if you get thirsty during performances, Brasil boasts a wide selection of coffee, wine, beer, soft drinks and herbal teas. You can also order pizza, sandwiches or Brasil's spinach quiche, a fan favorite.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Greek Restaurant
“Everybody loves Niko Niko's! Their Mediterranean food is so good and the people are extremely friendly”
  • 53 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Situated in what was once a large, Westheimer-fronting home, Agora is a Greek-owned coffee shop and meeting place boasts a mix of European ex-pats and low-key neighborhood regulars. There are plenty of tables, chairs, couches and conversation-starting tchotchkes scattered throughout. Up the steep staircase, cozy seating areas and a large-screen TV offer a quiet respite. Expect a vast drink selection-wine and beer, too-along with light bites”
  • 52 locals recommend
Café
“Located at Oxford and White Oak Dr. This place could also be listed under restaurants because the food is so good, but is primarily a bar. It has a low key vibe if the idea of a loud, busy bar isn’t what you are looking for.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“What better name for a Houston coffee shop than Boomtown? This eclectic little café on 19th Street in the Heights sports a gushing oil derrick on its signage—homage to the black stuff that helped build Houston and a fitting tie to the other black stuff served inside. Boomtown Coffee offers its own small-batch artisan roasts, sourcing quality beans from around the world and, if guests get hungry, they can find food trucks frequently parked out front. Looking for something closer? They also have a location in downtown, at 300 Main Street.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Named one of the ‘100 Best Places to Drink in the South,' by Imbibe magazine, Catalina Coffee is serious about its brew. The independently-owned, Washington-Avenue-set shop offers up art-worthy lattes and cappuccinos. Display cases offer an assortment of pastries and light-bites, too. Need to get some work done? CC's has free wi-fi, but outlets are hard to come by, so make sure that computer is juiced-up before stopping in.”
  • 44 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“Delight your senses with the aroma of freshly bakes pastries and great coffee!”
  • 93 locals recommend
Café
“This place is phenomenal! Their avocado on toast, and literally everything else is the BOMB! They have mimosas, and beer too. Their desserts, and fresh pressed juices are top notch too. DEF. check this place out. ”
  • 72 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“What better name for a Houston coffee shop than Boomtown? This eclectic little café on 19th Street in the Heights sports a gushing oil derrick on its signage—homage to the black stuff that helped build Houston and a fitting tie to the other black stuff served inside. Boomtown Coffee offers its own small-batch artisan roasts, sourcing quality beans from around the world and, if guests get hungry, they can find food trucks frequently parked out front. Looking for something closer? They also have a location in downtown, at 300 Main Street.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Probably the closest eating establishment. They have breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Fresh baked goods all day. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“This is a cute little Italian restaurant with an amazing lunch special half a Panini and a super salad for I believe $8.99. Very good food homemade pasta ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Bakery
“Casual local spot for organic vegan and raw food. Located near the Houston Museum District.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Café
“Most popular for breakfast & brunch place. I don't really excite for their food, but I love their environment. The restaurant is inside a nursery. So you can sit in a beautiful garden or a nice patio. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
“The chocolate shop many years ago opened its doors as a tiny shop dedicated to chocolate. It has since expanded to a full bakery and ice cream shop, but never letting go its vision of chocolate. This is a local Houston favorite, and montrose is the original location!”
  • 20 locals recommend