Mo's a Place for Steaks - Houston
Mo's a Place for Steaks - Houston

Mo's a Place for Steaks - Houston

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.mosaplaceforsteaks.com/houston
  • Phone: 7138770720
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday - Friday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
    Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am
    Lounge: Monday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 1:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Mo's...A Place for Steaks offers 2 elegant rooms available for your private dining & event needs.
  • Private Party Contact: Event Planner 7138770720
  • Entertainment: Piano Entertainment

    Monday - Thursday: 6:30pm - 10:30pm

    Friday - Saturday: 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Ambassador Way - 2 blocks north of the Galleria
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Mo's a Place for Steaks - Houston
Mo’s...A Place for Steaks has an ambience others strive for. A sexy yet sophisticated feel, combined with great food & unmatched service create a customized dining experience. It’s not just the wet-aged steaks that arrive beautifully cut, cooked & plated, or the extensive wine list: Mo’s is a luxury that feels luxurious. Settle deep into a leather chair, listen to tunes playing on the baby grand or relax on the patio while sipping a martini & think just how good it feels to be you!
Culinary delights don’t end with the steaks – you’ll find a wide selection of delicious entrées, appetizers, sides & desserts.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
Mo's a Place for Steaks - Houston reviews from OpenTable diners
48 reviews since May 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.2
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
84% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (30)great for outdoor dining (21)romantic (18)notable wine list (12)fit for foodies (12)vibrant bar scene (11)neighborhood gem (10)hot spot (9)good for groups (9)great for lunch (5)late-night find (3)scenic view (1)great for brunch (1)Show More
  • Mos A Horrible Place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    My seat cushion was torn, I felt as if I was sitting in a run-down strip club. Ordered crab cakes - I got one tiny crab cake for $19. Ordered a medium steak - got a burnt tasting well steak that was dry and the meat was not of good quality. Had to ask the bus boy to find my waiter who said it was the marbling and it was suppose to taste like that. I have had better steak at Texas Land & Cattle. Ordered a lobster - got one small lobster tail for $60. No wonder this place was empty on a sat evening. I am going to Eddie V's next time. The complimentary chocolate cake doesn't even come close to make up for the above. Felt bad for waiter on an empty Saturday evening so still left a good tip.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food, So-So Service
    itsgabrafVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Hands down Mo's is THE place for steaks. Been here plenty of times but the service is always hit or miss. This last time it seemed like our waiter just would forget about us, it wasn't even a busy night (maybe 4 tables max in the dining room). Checking up on our drinks wasn't followed up on after our initial order until well into our dinner, even though our glasses were empty for quite a while. Cute for dates, great for drinks, so-so on service
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not a real review
    kuntryqueen
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    I really can't write a review on Mo's A Place for Steaks because OpenTable messed up my reservations. I made reservations on 8/29/14 for 9/1/14 at 7pm. I was celebrating my wedding anniversary. The manager of the restaurant called me that morning to inform me that the restaurant was closed for Labor Day stating that he wasn't sure how OpenTable allowed me to make reservations. The manager was extremely nice about the whole situation and we ended up making reservations for later on in the week. Just an FYI for those of you using OpenTable to book restaurants... double check to make sure that the restaurant is open on the day you want to go (especially holidays).
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Why did MO's participate in HRW?
    Disappointed
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    After being seated 30 minutes late for our reservation - service immediately changed when 2 servers turned into 1/2 a server after they realized we were ordering from Houston Restaurant Week menu. Worst service and experience ever - will not return. Our entree was served 50 minutes after we sat down - while others around us were attended and served well within reason. We ordered champagne at the bar while we waited and weren't asked if we wanted another glass or other wine or cocktails. Worst service ever - if restaurant and servers don't to to participate in HRW than don't put your name on the list. The food was mediocre at best.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Noisy, slow service
    beststeakintown
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Thought the restaurant was too noisy...I could not hear the waiter. Also the service was very slow and the food was just average
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Off-tasting steak
    houstonian
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Had the aged bone-in strip. Was not able to eat most of it (sent it back after eating a third), as there was a sour taste to this steak. The fully cooked edge, seemed to have less/no sour taste, but as I started eating the rarer sections, it was clear something was off. Others at the table had the same steak, but theirs tasted better. Told the waiter, and nothing happened (other than "I will tell the chef"). The issue was never addressed again, but we received a free dessert.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Business Dinner
    Deziner
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    We had dinner at Moe's during restaurant week. One diner had chicken which was dry and tasteless. I had the snapper and it was great, and the steak filet was great also. He had to ask twice for another drink, and there were only 3 tables in our section filled. Very nice experience overall.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Awful Service
    RandSDineAlot
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    This was our second visit to Mo's. The first time we had an incredible experience. This time, our service was so bad I had to talk to the manager on the way out. Our waiter was very off his game and that led to a very poor experience. He took our order and then brought our check. They use a team approach and no one said a word to us while serving food, clearing dishes, etc. No one came back to check on our satisfaction. My steak was undercooked and I did not have a chance to make it right. The food is very good and the atmosphere was nice.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Houston Restaurant Weeks 2014
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Went with family to celebrate a couple of birthdays. The quality of the steaks was top-notch. Desserts rocked! Service was fantastic -- very attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We came here during Houston Restaurant Week 2014 and we were all very impressed. The food was delicious and the service was on point. Everyone took such great care of us. I'll be going here again (even with the full priced menu).
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We miss JOHN!
    MotowngirlVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Our favorite waiter now only works big parties so that was sad. He is a great waiter and the person we had instead just did't measure up. Food however was good as always.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The staff made us feel welcomed.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We had reservations outside, and they accomdated us when we asked if we could sit inside.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Mo! Mo! Mo!
    Zbeachbum
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Went for Houston restaurant weeks but will be returning! Excellent service, food, and a very entertaining atmosphere ! Loved it!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • be sure when you book
    nibblesVIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    the food is wonderful; however they had rented out the small restaurant bar for a fund raiser and a live band blew out out of our seats-deafening noise-at least one other table left-we had ordered and had our salads so we asked for the rest to take away. The manager was most apologetic and said please come back again and was most gracious. Our food while not warm when we arrived home was delicious. So I would recommend going to this restaurant which is very expensive but check and make sure they have not booked something with a live and loud band. people watching is interesting lots of young professionals. Tuesday nights might be band night, beware
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and excellent service
    DanS
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Mo's is one of one of my top five restaurants in Houston. This evening just furthered my ranking. Their steaks are always very tender, cooked properly and flavorful. Service is as good as it gets.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Early bird catches the ...
    phatgirlslim
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Had been to Mo's several years back and saw them on the Restaurant Week list. Perfect opportunity to take my man for a romantic late night dinner. He loved the food and the service was excellent. So glad they were open past 10 pm during a weeknight as we loved the more intimate and private atmosphere. Only downfall was they were out of the "Big Shorty" off the menu as this was a best seller that day. May need to go back soon to get that fix. Everything else was absolutely awesome!!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dinner
    Jenzinho
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    If you are looking for great meat come here ! Outstanding food.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food and Service
    Edf281
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Went for our anniversary, they had a happy anniversary card ready for us when we arrived and service was very very attentive ! Food was perfect. We even had our two boys with us and they were extremely nice and attentive to them as well. Definitely would come back again.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mboykin
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The food was great. Excellent service, our waiter was very attentive and helpful. Would definitely return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cigars Welcome!
    Blove
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    I wanted an outdoor steak house where my friend could smoke a BD cigar. Thankfully , MO's basically caters to that outdoor venue! The steaks are a little pricey, but sumptuous. The sides are all wonderful, but the service is the best!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Really great and friendly service. Good food and just enough attention.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First experience
    SJo143
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Great food even though it is overpriced. Good service. We had two waiters and it was not crowded so I expected the service would have been more attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • superb service and food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    Simply, the food and service were as good as it gets.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always wonderful
    MotowngirlVIP
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    We just love this place the service from John is always perfect and the good is great.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Poor food quality, and overpriced
    THEO
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    The food was very low quality for the prices they charge. The fish was not fresh. The steak was tough and way over priced. The potatoes were hard, over cooked,the bacon Was over cooked and hard, and was over salted. The only good thing was the waiter, he was excellent.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • New Spot
    GoodFoodEqualsLove
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    To put it mildly, Mo's was amazing!! I have never had better service and the steak selection was truly top notch. I also like the fact that I didn't have to donate a kidney to pay for our dinner! I definitely recommend the bone in filet and the Mac n Cheese was to die for! And one last piece of advise- try the cinnamon roll! You will need to call ahead the day before and request it, but it's well worth it!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 22 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 25, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.6
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4.6
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 174 reviews are from the Mo's a Place for Steaks - Houston reviews archive.
  • A little refinement.
    WPR1947VIP
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    Mo's is my wife's favorite steak restaurant in Houston. She loves the 4 once Kobe beef fillet. Consequently, we come here often. While the steaks at Mo's are excellent there are times when I prefer a seafood food entree. The menu has had the same salmon and sea bass options for over a year. Steak, to me, is timeless and needs no refreshening. Seafood on the other hand would benifit from "a nightly special" consisting of what is seasonal or especially available. That said Mo's is my wife's favorite and we will continue to be frequent guests.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A must when in town
    Dacomacowgirl
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    We love coming to Mo's when we are in town for business- defiantly worth the price! Love the cinnamon rolls!
    Special Features:
    Romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not the best
    Luv2eatsteak
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    Ask for medium well steaks however they were both over cooked. I've eaten many ribeye steaks in Houston this was no where near the taste and tenderness of other big steak houses in Houston. On the other hand the service was top notch from valet parking to the service staff. No other Houston Steak House could beat the service at Mo's.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Steak was ok...
    Tuttay42VIP
    Dined on 4/21/2014
    Truthfully, I was disappointed with the steak. I order the prime fillet, 12 oz - asked for it to be cooked medium and it came out well done. Quality did not even seem great. Surprised that this place was highly rated by others. Del Frisco and Pappas are miles ahead. Outside patio is very nice but likely will not go again. Sorry....in Houston with so many great steak houses, there is no second chance.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food - can be pricey
    ClosedVIP
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    Good food, great service - the bill does add up. Dinner for 2 was $200. But - we had 2 martinis, 2 entrees, and a $60 bottle of wine. Portions were large. I do like that the entrees come with sides, which seems to be unusual for a steakhouse these days. You can also order additional sides. Would return again.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Gift Card at Mo's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 4/16/2014
    Had a $100 gift card that would not process correctly. Said it had no value even though the card had never been used. Cards original activation date was 4/15/13 and was suppose to be good for 1 year After a discussion with the waiter and General Manager they accepted the the card and applied it to my bill. Very nice consideration for the customer. Definitely will visit Mo's again! Great Place, Food, Table service, Customer Service!
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not an upscale restaurant
    weekender
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    We were very disappointed with the atmosphere. The seats of the booth we were in were torn and ragged. Waitresses looked like they worked at sleezy bar instead of what is supposed to be an upscale restaurant. One had a black tank top low cut dress with her bra straps showing in the back. VERY TACKY! Waitresses mainly worked the outdoors but some came in to chat with customers. Waiters had classy uniforms: white shirt, tie, white coat. Service from the waiters was great. Steak was fantastic, rest of food just mediocre. For the price I expected a lot more all around. 80% of customers had jeans - no dress code apparently. We won't be returning. Morton's is just around the corner and is a much better, classier dining experience!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Mo's is a great place for steaks
    RandSDineAlot
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    We celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary at Mo's and were thoroughly impressed. The atmosphere was your typical high end steakhouse. It was quiet and romantic. Our waiter was outstanding. John was attentive and professional yet he engaged in conversation throughout the evening and made us feel very comfortable. The food was outstanding. My bone in filet was to die for. My wife had the braised ribs that just melted in your mouth. We were served a complimentary dessert personalized for our special occasion. We will definitely return on our next special occasion.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, overly attentive service
    RegularDiner
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    Mo's was a good choice for a meal for two (do make sure to get one of the booth's though). They had a great pianist playing and singing at the other end of the restaurant, but it would have been a little too loud if I'd been much closer (I was as far away as it was possible to get). The food was very well prepared, steak was of fine quality and the sides were good too. Each side was ridiculously large (would easily have fed four if not more), it seems a bit of a waste of food, but then I'm in Texas.... Last thing, the service is too attentive. I hate being interrupted in the flow of conversation every few minutes to check everything is ok. If it's not I will say, but constantly interrupting isn't (in my view) great service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • One of Houston's best
    Riggitt
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    They really mean it when they say "Mo's, the place for steak". You can't finally a better steak in Houston. Believe me, my wife and I have tried. Steaks can be tricky depending on the thickness. We both order filets(different kinds). They were proper thickness for the portion and cooked exactly as we asked. The sides are gourmet. Dessert are delicious! Serves is best in town. We have extend the seafood in the past and it was also perfect
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service
    HTXDiner
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    Their wagyu steak is amazing! Sides are okay. The lobster ceviche and bacon wrapped scallops are great! And as usual, the service is always spot on.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene, romantic, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yum!
    SamsMomVIP
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    Beautiful restaurant with excellent food and service!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mid-Tier Steakhouse
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 2/19/2014
    The service and ambience was fine, but the steak (I had a bone-in filet) was mediocre. If it was priced appropriately (about 50% of actual), it would be worth it, but there are way too many options in the area with much better food (every major steakhouse chain is nearby along with Papa's).
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great experience.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    My wife and I went to mo's for our post Valentine's dinner. We arrived a little early so our table wasn't ready. We tried to wait at the bar to have a couple of drinks but there wasn't much space and the bartenders were too busy to notice us. After a while we ordered our drinks just as our table was ready. The bartender insisted that we close our tab at the bar first which I didn't understand since the manager said he would transfer it. Any who, once we were sat our waitress was great. My wife and I both had the Angus beef filet and enjoyed it very much. Our waitress made a great wine recommendation which was reasonably priced. Instead of one of the sides offered we decide to have sushi as a side which was delicious.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.