1200 Louisiana Street Hyatt Regency Houston Houston, TX 77002
High above the Hyatt Regency Houston lies the Spindletop, a revolving restaurant that affords dazzling views of the city. Rotating once in 45 minutes, this restaurant has many levels so that everyone is guaranteed a good view. Its features are so fascinating that they almost overshadow another important aspect-the food; however, the menu of seafood delicacies manages to hold its own. Entrées like the signature paella, seared snapper and roasted salmon are delicious, and when followed by confections like the signature chilled chocolate soufflé, make for a wonderful meal. Cocktails and wines are also on the menu.
1201 San Jacinto Street Suite 129, Houston Pavilions Houston, TX 77002
Located at the Houston Pavilions, III Forks is the place to head to for scrumptious steaks and seafood. The menu, divided into Beef Market and Fish Market, has absolutely fresh preparations on both sides. From the Beef Market, you could relish the Prime NY strip pepper steak, filet mignon and tenderloin tips. From the Fish Market come delicacies like Atlantic salmon and Chilean seabass. Chicken-fried prime rib, French dip sandwich and salmon Caesar salad are huge hits. The wine cellar has a vast array of wines from the world over. The nightly Happy Hour is from 4p to 7p.
One of two Azuma restaurants in the city of Houston, this Downtown eatery is known for its sushi and grilled preparations. Appetizers like edamame, peppercorn tuna tataki and melting prawns start off your meal. House specialties include the Azuma beef, Chilean sea bass, duck breast risotto and ahi tuna steak. Specialty rolls like the spicy tuna crisp, Thia salmon and Cajun are worth a try.
With a signboard that's hard to miss, Frank's Pizza, in the heart of Houston, serves up arguably the best pizza in town. Located in the city's historic theater district, the popular pizzeria features divine renditions of the Italian export, garnished with a variety of toppings of your choice. Also on the menu are timeless favorites like pies, lasagna, chicken wings and burgers. What sets their flavors apart is their use of hand-molded dough and homemade recipes. To complement the delicious fare, choose from an extensive beverage list. The ambiance oozes an old-worldly charm, while the family-oriented, upper level is great for groups. With hearty portions and flexible timings, satisfy your midnight hunger cravings with their signature Late Nite Slice.
Laurenzo's was established by husband-wife duo Domenic and Ninfa with a mission to serve delicious, American comfort fare. On the menu are delectable meat specialties, seafood preparations and good ol' burgers. What makes their flavors stand-out is the fact that their sauces, pasta and bread are handmade from scratch and every ingredient used is home-grown in their backyard!
With Warehouse Live (concert hall) and Houston Dynamo Soccer stadium located close-by, the Lucky's Pub is a preferred spot for pre-theater or post game sessions. Open late till 2a, this sports bar offers a casual ambiance and spacious patio, where patrons can simply relax with their favorite beer; Lucky's boasts off 'largest beer selection' in town. The pizza served here is a local favorite, it also has Mexican and typical American dishes like burgers and nachos; patrons can savor late night dinner too. The pool tables, dart boards and high-definition screen take care of the entertainment needs. This fun place can be hired for your private events too and can easily accommodate 3000 guests. For exciting offers like free shuttle service for Astros and Rockets Home Games, check website.
Looking for more variety in your evening meal? Go Spanish tonight! Andalucia Tapas Restaurant & Bar serves up a wide variety of mini dishes, ranging from delightfully salt-cured fish, to roasted veggies and savory meatballs. The Albondigas Marroquis are wonderfully Moroccan-influenced meatballs with eggs, peas, and a dash of cumin. The Ensalada De Espinacas is a perfect mix of avocado, fresh baby greens, chickpeas, and veggies with a lime vinaigrette. Get a delicious Margarita or glass of Sangria at happy hour. It's an ideal spot for dinner before a show at The House of Blues next door. -Adam Rosen
Just on the outskirts of downtown is home to the delightfully authentic Central Vietnamese restaurant Huynh. This casually elegant spot has extremely friendly service and unbelievable takes on Vietnamese classics. Some of the highlights include various char-grilled meats with crushed rice, comforting bowls of pho with all the standard choices, gorgeous family-style platters, like the beef tenderloin with peppers and onions, and of course the ever-refreshing Vietnamese desserts and beverages. No alcohol sold here, but feel free to bring your own only USD 2 per person. Have dinner here and catch a hip show across the street at Warehouse Live. You won't regret it. -Adam Rosen
From breakfast time until the wee hours of the morning, Flora and Muse offer a large selection of both menu and drink items. Choose from the outdoor patio, indoor café or the more sophisticated elegance of the restaurant side for seating. The extensive menu offerings range from breakfast pastries, sandwiches like the Ageless Dorian Grey Steak Sandwich, and flatbreads to more sophisticated dinner offerings, many of which are a fusion of European, Asian, Mediterranean, and American cuisine. An extensive bar menu includes everything from cocktails to Italian sodas, or you can simply stop in for a chai latte or espresso coffee. -Lisa Carey
800 West Sam Houston Parkway North Building 9 Houston, TX 77024
The Bistro Bar is chic, hip, fun, and sophisticated whether you are seated inside at the high top tables, enjoying the privacy of rounded booths or on the outdoor patio. Sample one of the seasonal cocktails, from classics like Daquiris to the unique Vanilla Sidecar, Pimms Cup or a Cucumber Pepperita. The dining menu reflects the Cajun and Latin American influence of one of Houston's top chefs and the partnership with Bistro Alex and the family of world famous Brennan restaurants. Look for flatbreads and other street foods like Chicken Chicharrones, as well as plate-size samplings perfect for sharing, although you may not want to. -Lisa Carey
Relax and enjoy a truly healthy dining experience at A
Moveable Feast. The atmosphere is friendly, casual, and popular with vegetarians and health fanatics of all ages. The creative menu is laced with fresh vegetarian preparations like burgers, burritos ...