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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Houston
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Houston

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Houston Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.McCormickandSchmicks.com
  • Phone: (713) 840-7900
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch:
    Daily 11:00am - 4:00pm

    Dinner:
    Monday - Thursday 4:00pm - 10:00pm,
    Saturday 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Steak, American
  • Executive Chef: Andrew Oliver
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: On and off premise catering is available with several menus and price levels to choose from.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Post Oak Blvd
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Plenty of parking is available for our patrons. $3 Valet is an added treat if you so desire.
A word from McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Houston
Conveniently located in the Houston Pavilions near Discovery Green, the Theater District, the George R. Brown Convention Center, the Toyota Center, Minute Maid Park, and Reliant Stadium.

From fresh seafood and shellfish to aged steaks and garden fresh salads, our goal is to exceed your dining expectations.

As our guest you will experience culinary excellence at its best. Our menus reflect seafood from the Pacific Rim, Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. We also source products from local ranches, farms and wineries to showcase regionally inspired dishes.

A distinctive feature of our restaurant is our beautiful bar area that offers you a comfortable environment from which to enjoy a wide variety of wines, beers, classic drinks and trendy cocktails.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Service was subpar at best. And when food came it was served cold. All on a night that was not busy"
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "They really made her feel special. Would do it again. Special menu with her name on it. Only problem were the oysters weren't worth the price. Calimari, dinner food was excellent. Waiter really went out of his way to make us glad we chose this restaurant. Would like to have him again if we go back."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "Consistently good food and service. This restaurant is in the Galleria area of Houston and within walking distance of several hotels. Our party was seated immediatly and we had excellent service all evening. The oysters were fresh and plump, just the way you would like them. All of the entrees were tasty and well prepared. My pecan encrusted trout was good but it was presented over quinoa and vegetables in a fish broth. A little too much broth as it diluted the flavor of the fish. I thought the menu was reasonably priced considering the venue and high level of service. Overall a very good experience."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "Service was horrible. As soon as we sat down, it took me to get up and walk to front to ask for service. Our waitress was not even recommending anything about specials or any special by chef."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "I have dined here on two other occasions. Unfortunately, I was disappointed in the food preparation in service this time. My daughter's burger was undercooked, and she became ill. Our waiter was obnoxious and overbearing. I felt as if we were being rushed to select our meal choices. I will not be dining there again."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "AFTER BEING SEATED 10 MINUTES PASSED TO BE ASKED FOR AN ORDER BY A SERVER. DRINKS ORDER TOOK ANOTHER 15 MINUTES TO BE SERVED. FOOD IS WONDERFULL AND THE OYSTERS EXCELLENT."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "The food here is amazing. Fresh, inventive and totally wonderful. Best halibut dish I have had in a long time!"
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "We had Steak and Salmon then ordered their recommended white wine prepared for celebrating their 35th anniversary. It was really better wine than we expected. Foods were also at the right volume and well prepared. We enjoyed."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "My wife and I were extremely happy with everything. We couldn't have asked for more while celebrating our anniversary. Our server, Ryan, really made dinner great. He was very friendly, helpful and sincere - a great asset to you."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Seafood preparations were absolutely delicious and creatively presented. Very much appreciated complete flexibility regarding selection of side dishes. For our party of 5, each and everyone of us thoroughly enjoyed the dining experience and, indeed, look forward to returning sometime soon!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Their seafood is delicious and the atmosphere is lovely"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "For the price the food left much to be desired. We had to add salt to our main dishes and there was too much salt on the lobster appetizer. We spent $200 for 3 people and just didn't leave with that full and happy feeling. Don't know if we'll be back anytime soon."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "It's exceptionally nice that our server remembered us & provided outstanding service. The food is excellent and the drinks are potently tasty."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "A lunch for my bosses birthday, and I noted it as such on my reservation. At the end of the meal the server produced an ice cream dessert with a single candle on top that made a nice finish to the lunch."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "The food is very good. The service was terrific! The frequent diner program is the best. Almost everything you want in a restaurant but the noise level is too high. Around the bar is fine but in a semi-private table with curtains and only a half full restaurant, they need more sound absorption to soften the noise."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "Me and co-workers went there to celebrate June birthdays and everyone was pleased with the atmosphere, the waitstaff and the food was great."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "We were celebrating my mother-in-laws 90th birthday with a group of 10 family members. Everyone in the restaurant went out of their way to make her special day - they had even printed "Happy 90th Birthday" across the top of the daily menus. Service and food were perfect!"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Mr. Simmons reported back to me that the restaurant was rather hard to get to and that it was noisy. He was having a business luncheon and it was difficult to talk over the noise."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "I'm sorry I don't remember my Server's name. She has waited on us several times over the past few years. She's great. Knowledge of menu, outstanding."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "We always have an excellent experience here, and our latest outing was no exception. Impeccable service! Our waiter was fun, engaging, and most helpful. We ordered from the special anniversary menu, and had one of the best meals I have ever eaten. We started with the Thai Curry Mussels - yum! We both ordered the rib eye entree, which was topped with lump crab meat and Hollandaise sauce, served with asparagus and a delicious potato mash. Steak was cooked perfectly. Terrific meal. No room for dessert, sorry to say."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "We had a fabulous anniversary dinner here. We both loved the Hookup Chardonnay. I had the wonderful halibut and he had the cedar planked Alaskan salmon. They brought us a surprise complementary dessert with a lit candle on it. How nice!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "I've always liked the food I've had at McCormick's restaurants. I've had Mahi Mahi at restaurants in the past. This time I had the blackened Mahi Mahi and wasn't quite as satisfied. It was mediocre. However, all of the other side dishes and dessert were excellent."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "An otherwise excellent evening was ruined by terrible service!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Excellent food well prepared. Excellent menu selection. Great ambience and excellent service. Overall very good restaurant for any occasion."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "I made reservations with the idea there was a fixed menu for the day, steak, potatoes, asparagus, etc. When we arrived and mentioned this to the reservation desk when they gave us several menus, I asked about the menu that I made the they said NO they did not have a special menu. When our waitress came over, I asked her the same thing, she said no. I found it on my phone with the reservation confirmation, and they said...Oh....upon passing the front desk they asked how was the meal...I explained great but two girls just shrugged, another lady, when I passed by again was talking to them and telling them that was not right. Good Food But just a disappointment they were not in the know!!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We came here for Father's Day dinner for the first time and everything was great. Definitely going back sometime."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We enjoyed our evening very much. We'll certainly go back. We enjoyed the quiet privacy of the curtained booth."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "The M&S Fathers Day Special reminded me of my favorite meal decades ago at Begue's in the Royal Sonesta--French Quarter. The only differences were that instead of petite fillet mignon the steak was New York strip and the sauce was Hollandaise instead of Bernaise. My request for Bernaise was easily accommodated. The wait staff was superb, suggesting a bacon-wrapped shrimp appetizer that I would never have considered but thoroughly enjoyed. The steak was cooked to perfection -- a little more than medium rare but not quite medium. But the crab was not the lumps as in the picture advertising the special, but a mess of shredded crab in a little condiment container. That was the big flaw in an otherwise fantastic meal."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Food was delicious and well presented. Our service by Mary French was particularly good this evening. See was helpful with new menu items and her wine advice was "spot on". Thanks for a wonderful experience last Friday evening."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Provided a great atmosphere for a business lunch. Great service, good food."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "We chose M&S as our anniversary dinner and our service and plates were very lackluster. Our waiter was rarely present and he was not focused on our table at all, we had to ask for assistance a few times. I don't think we will return to this location."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Came for dinner with a couple of friends. For appetizers, we had the coconut shrimps and stone crab claws. The coconut was too sweet and took away from the shrimp flavor. The crab was fresh. For the main entrees, we had the cedar grilled salmon, boneless ribeye, and seared ahi tuna. The ribeye was flavorful, but a bit tough. The salmon was overly sweet, and the portion was quite small. It came with some arugula topped with a grapefruit dressing that was bitter. The tuna was nicely cooked, and came with a nice cucumber salad, but the sushi rice tasted like it had too much vinegar in it. I had creme brulee for dessert which was rish and creamy. Overall, it was ok, but wasn't as expected and definitely not worth $200. "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "perfect for my business lunches. Just the right combination of food, service and atmosphere."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "could be a nice dinner out if expectations are not too high"
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Our favorite spot in our neighborhood. We enjoyed outdoor dining on a beautiful evening. The wait staff was exceptional, and chef visited our table to ensure that dietary needs were met. Our food was delicious, freshly and perfectly prepared. This is the definition of fine service and great quality. We will return again and again!"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "We were pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food at McCormick & Schmicks. This isn't another chain of mediocre seafood restaurants. Both of our dishes were cooked perfectly and only missed being sublime for want of a bit more acid. If you like lobster bisque, definitely get some here. I could happily eat it for a week! If you have room for dessert, you might want to consider sharing one. The chocolate espresso cake was huge, but very tasty."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "My husband took me here for my birthday. The staff of the restaurant made it special. Besides the food being fabulous, the wait staff personalized my experience. I thoroughly enjoyed myself. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "First visit. Overall, the food was good (not excellent, but good). Pricy; but I knew that before I went ($66 + tip lunch for two, w/no bar drinks). The lobster bisque and strawberry dessert were excellent. But, the way the iced tea was handled left me with an annoyed feeling, souring the whole experience. When my glass was nearing empty, I was politely asked whether I wanted a refill; to which I replied "Yes, thank you". This, of course, meant that I had "ordered" a second iced tea. Now, $4.00+ is already too much to pay for for iced tea. But to be charged for two refills (without alerting me to the fact that I would be charged extra for them) is the sign of a "cheap" restaurant (and I don't mean "inexpensive"). "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "I ordered the fried oysters. There were too few oysters, the fries were soggy and tasteless. The restaurant was somewhat noisy for table conversation and the wait staff was too hurried and very "routine" in the service. The same meal is much better at Massa's downtown."
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "Food was excellent, wine and spirits were also good. "
    Dined on 5/15/2014