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Houston Restaurant Week Selections for Every Personality

Author: Entrust Energy

Date: August 13, 2018

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Close your eyes for a moment and imagine the perfect meal. We’ll wait.

Ok, got it?

Is your mouth watering yet? If so, we’ve got good news. Chances are you can find a restaurant somewhere in Houston that serves your ultimate fantasy feast, along with meals your mind has never dreamed up.

From James Beard award-winning chef creations, to imaginative international fare and classic Southern cooking, eating one’s way through Houston is the food-lovers Elysium.

With Houston Restaurant Weeks in full swing, now is the perfect time to treat your taste buds to a truly extraordinary experience. 

For the Sophisticated Foodie

Maison Pucha Bistro Enjoy modern French cuisine in the historic Heights neighborhood. The menu—featuring distinctly French classics like Foie Gras and Escargots—is accented with Ecuadorian flavors, inspired by the owner’s family heritage. View Restaurant Week Menu

Merlion This Seabrook favorite is moody and romantic, exuding heaps of spices and flavor from creatively prepared Thai food.  View Restaurant Week Menu

Rainbow Lodge Entering this restaurant will make you feel like you’ve stepped out of a bustling metropolis, and into a refined, rustic cabin in a remote mountain village. That’s because the building is an authentic century-old log cabin. Diners enjoy the ambience as much as the wild game featured on the menu. View Restaurant Week Menu

Amalfi Inspired by the famed Almafi Coast in Italy, diners will enjoy the classy Italian coastal vibe, along with the vibrant flavors and fresh seafood that earn consistent and enthusiastic accolades. View Restaurant Week Menu

For the Comfort Food Fanatic

Lucille’s If cozy and refined ever went together, it would be here at Lucille’s. Classic Southern favorites with a contemporary twist, served up in a vintage home provide diners with a welcoming, familial experience. View Restaurant Week Menu

Union Kitchen With multiple locations, Houstonians all over the Metro can enjoy the globally inspired menu, paired with classic Southern hospitality in a casual environment. Restaurant Week menus vary by location; see the restaurant week site for details.

Adair Kitchen Simple—and simply delicious—is the name of the game, and Adair does it effortlessly. A menu filled with old favorites keeps diners coming back for more. View Restaurant Week Menu

For the Seafood Swooner

Caracol Coastal Mexican cuisine draws diners across Houston to this upscale eatery. The modern design aesthetic integrates beachy hues that mimic the savory journey through coastal Mexico found on the menu. View Restaurant Week Menu

Eddie V’s Prime Seafood Lovers of surf OR turf will enjoy this swanky, jazzy joint. Fish from all over the world are delivered daily, and steaks are hand cut and aged. Cue mouth watering in 3, 2, 1… View Restaurant Week Menu

Joyce’s Seafood and Steaks The exceedingly nautical décor creates a fun marine atmosphere, inspiring guests to fully appreciate the classic seafood menu. Inspired by the Gulf Coast, Louisiana, and Mexico, the menu is filled with oceanic favorites like oysters, gumbo, crab cakes, and fish tacos.  View Restaurant Week Menu

For the Fun-Loving Adventurer

Alexander the Great Belly Dancing is served up on the weekends—along with live music— at this traditional Greek restaurant.  Pair your meal with a Greek wine, and enjoy spirited entertainment and savory eats. View Restaurant Week Menu

Goode Company Armadillo Palace The name says it all, doesn’t it? But if you still need a hint, an enormous long-horned, mirror-plated armadillo greets guests out front. This eatery is a tribute to all things Texas. The décor is completely dedicated to the Lone Star State, as is the menu, chock-full of regional favorites. View Restaurant Week Menu

Fauds No menu? No problem! Aside from Restaurant Week, Faud’s doesn’t have a menu to offer diners. Instead, guests decide what they’re in the mood for, and the chef prepares it. The piano bar provides additional class to this posh establishment. View Restaurant Week Menu

Foundation Room at House of Blues One part glamour, one part entertainment, all-parts exciting. The Foundation Room makes guests feel like VIPs, with frequent events and performances, along with unique cocktails and soul food. View Restaurant Week Menu

For the Health Conscious

True Food Kitchen Healthy doesn’t mean boring, as this restaurant proves every day. Focused on maintaining eco-friendly practices and serving seasonal dishes, they want guests to feel good about the food they’re eating. View Restaurant Week Menu

Turquoise Grill Their Mediterranean menu has received numerous awards and accolades, all while being fresh and heart healthy. Your heart (and taste buds) will love the variety of exciting choices and flavors. View Restaurant Week Menu

Bella Green Dedicated to being the “Greenest Restaurant in Texas,” sustainability is an important player in the success of this eatery. With a bevy of gluten-free and vegetarian options, the menu is an eclectic blend of American fare. View Restaurant Week Menu

For the Globe Trotter

Peli Peli South African fusion creates a unique culinary experience for guests, not available anywhere else in Texas. Between a romantic ambience, and flavors that will blow your mind, this restaurant is a must-see (or is it must-taste?). View Restaurant Week Menu

Andes Café Travel to South America at Andes Café, featuring dishes from across the continent. The dining room is filled with art, and the food is exploding with flavor. View Restaurant Week Menu

Ginger and Fork Cantonese classics revised with original adaptations provide Houston with a taste of Hong Kong. A creative cocktail menu takes the experience up a notch. View Restaurant Week Menu

Xochi The richness of Oaxacan cuisine is on full display in a celebration of food. Housemade masas, a wide variety of moles, imported Oaxacan coffee, and a vibrant menu have garnered this restaurant widespread praise. View Restaurant Week Menu

For the Meat Enthusiast

Brenner’s on the Bayou Ambience is everything, and Brenner’s on the Bayou has it in spades. The two-story restaurant overlooks Buffalo Bayou, giving guests the feeling of dining in an up-scale tree house. While you’re enjoying a savory meal, you’ll understand why it’s been awarded “best steak,” “best atmosphere,” “top patio,” and more. View Restaurant Week Menu

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse Grand. Refined. Elegant. Luxurious. The décor will immediately take your breath away, but it was created to match the cuisine. The award-winning regular menu features several dry-aged steaks, a Wagyu tomahawk chop, classic sides and delectable desserts. View Restaurant Week Menu

Genesis The first Kosher steakhouse in the Southwest, Genesis serves up elegance and class. Combining familiar classics with gourmet interpretations (along with several special menus), guests are treated to a comforting meal they can feel good about. View Restaurant Week Menu

B & B Butchers and Restaurant For truly dedicated lovers of meat, this venue combines a restaurant and a butcher shop. USDA Prime beef is on the menu, along with many steakhouse classics. Housed in a beautiful century-old brick building (with a sommelier on site) your senses will be borderline euphoric. View Restaurant Week Menu

For the Lover of Libations

Bosscat Kitchen and Libations Besides a cool name and a solid Southern menu, this venue has a private whiskey room. This room of your dreams houses more than 300 bottles of whiskey, bourbon and scotch from around the world. View Restaurant Week Menu

CRISP Guests have their choice from more than 100 hand-selected fine wines and seasonal craft brews. Pair your menu selection with a recommended adult beverage, or branch out and try something completely new. View Restaurant Week Menu

Night Heron If you’re looking for a certified beer sommelier (formally known as a Cicerone), look no further. The menu here is Asian and Caribbean inspired, but if you need help choosing a brew, you know you’ve got someone with skills to lend some knowledge your way. View Restaurant Week Menu

Is your mouth watering yet? If so, we’ve got good news. Chances are you can find a restaurant somewhere in Houston that serves your ultimate fantasy feast, along with meals your mind has never dreamed up.

From James Beard award-winning chef creations, to imaginative international fare and classic Southern cooking, eating one’s way through Houston is the food-lovers Elysium.

With Houston Restaurant Weeks in full swing, now is the perfect time to treat your taste buds to a truly extraordinary experience.

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