Best Houston Restaurants

Are you looking for the best Houston restaurants to visit on your next trip? We’ve got you covered! Houston is best known for its delicious Tex-Mex and steakhouse restaurants. When you are visiting Houston, you will probably realize there are so many different places to choose from, so we have narrowed a few down for you. We promise your taste buds will thank you for visiting one of the following restaurants!


El Tiempo

Consistent, dependable, and reliable is exactly what you will be given when you experience El Tiempo! Looking for an authentic Tex Mex restaurant with food that has been passed down through generations in Houston? Try El Tiempo! Guaranteed freshness and made from scratch meals that will leave you with a full stomach! Known for their flavorful and mouth watering Fajitas, go and check them out on ‘Fajitas-Wednesdays’, where they recreate Mama Ninfa’s original fajitas! To see more of their tex-mexcellent dishes, Click here!


Lupe Tortilla

To put it simply, there is no Tex-Mex restaurant quite like Lupe Tortilla. The atmosphere is fun, family friendly, and welcoming to all. Lupe Tortilla is best known for their authentic Tex-Mex dishes and are best known for their steak fajitas, which are marinated in lime. Absolutely delicious! Not only are they known for their steak fajitas, but they are also known for their famous queso, salsa and margaritas. If you and your family are visiting Houston, this is a must go-to restaurant. To view Lupe Tortilla’s full menu, click here!

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Taste of Texas

“Serving the Finest Texas Hospitality since 1977” just about sums up one of Houston’s treasures! This welcoming, hearty, true Texas restaurant boasts many things, including its own Texas history museum, but most notably, its in house butcher shop that allows guests to choose their own Certified Angus Beef steak. If you’re not in the mood for steak, the mouthwatering cold-water lobster might do the trick! Then when you’re done, you can wash it down with a Snickers, key lime, or even Texas pecan pie — all made from scratch. What are you still doing here? Go ahead and book your next trip to Houston now! While you’re at it, check out Taste of Texas to see the full menu, read more about the restaurant and reserve your table today!


Del Frisco’s

Del Frisco’s Double Edge Steakhouse is nothing short of the traditional, American steakhouse you know and love. Known for it’s exquisite steaks and impeccable wine selections, this restaurant is a dining experience you don’t want to miss out on. Treat yourself to a mouth watering roasted chicken or filet mignon paired with a delightful cabernet. Then top off your dining experience with one their in-house desserts. The Del’s Delight will help satisfy that sugary, chocolate craving (and put you in a food coma for a week!). Now that your mouth is watering, hop on over to their website and make your reservation today!

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McCormick & Schmick’s

Need a little change of flavor? Stop by McCormick & Schmick’s for an upscale experience that is sure to leave your tastebuds satisfied. Known for exceptionally fresh seafood, premium steaks, and delicious oysters, McCormick & Schmick’s is driven by “open imagination and respect for tradition.” With a fun-filled, but classy atmosphere, this is the perfect destination for occasions like special date nights or a celebratory dinner. Keep an eye out for the featured monthly lunch special! This year’s November special highlights a delicious combo of a crab cake sandwich with clam chowder and Chesapeake fries. The next time you visit Houston, make sure to plan for a night out to enjoy the full McCormick & Schmick’s experience! Ready to look through the full menu? Click here!

You’re Ready to Experience Houston!

Make sure to keep this list handy for the next time you visit Houston! You’ll be all set to experience the highlights of Houston’s culinary scene. Planning to stay in? Check out this recipe for a cozy, gluten-free pizza night.