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Best American Restaurants in Downtown


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A photo of Hearsay on the Green restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown
Booked 29 times today
Hearsay on the Green is a remarkable destination for Contemporary American cuisine, located in the heart of downtown Houston. Its innovative offerings such as lamb chops, shrimp and grits, scallops, and the unique Kobe dog accompanied by Mac and cheese, are hailed as 'delicious' and 'contemporary comfort food with a twist'. The restaurant is lauded for its exceptional service, delectable food, and refreshing specialty cocktails. With high commendations for its ambiance, Hearsay on the Green consistently impresses with its creative combinations of ingredients and fun environment. Whether it's a quick meal before a game or a leisurely dinner, this eatery never fails to deliver a satisfying and memorable dining experience.
A photo of The Federal Grill - Downtown restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown
Booked 12 times today
Dress Up or Dress Down. A Bourbon or a Beer. A Ribeye or a Burger. Where precision cooking meets quality ingredients in a tribute to classic American cuisine. Dining experiences are complemented by an exceptional whiskey and cocktail list—the essence of the Federal Experience. This location also will serve lunch, happy hour, and dinner, as well as weekend brunches – and will offer catering to our downtown neighbors. New to this location will be a grab-and-go coffee bar, which will offer pastries, sandwiches, and salads throughout the day – and a variety of locally owned 4WD Coffee drinks.
A photo of Victory Restaurant & Lounge - Houston restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 44 times today
Victory Restaurant & Lounge in Houston is a highly recommended spot for those seeking a satisfying comfort food dining experience. The rave reviews highlight the "amazing" experience it offers, emphasizing the pleasant atmosphere that truly matches its Miami-based counterpart. Moreover, patrons praise the restaurant for its "great food", signaling its prowess in delivering mouthwatering dishes that epitomize homely comfort. Furthermore, the "great service" compliments the culinary delights, ensuring a cozy, welcoming environment. Indeed, customers express their intention to return, which is a clear testament to the restaurant's exceptional comfort food and overall ambience.
A photo of McCormick & Schmick's - Houston (Downtown) restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown
Booked 12 times today
McCormick & Schmick's - Houston (Downtown) is a top-notch seafood restaurant, as evinced by the multitude of positive reviews from customers. Patrons praise the restaurant's excellent service, delicious food, appetizing desserts, and perfect portions. They rave about the extensive and varied seafood selection, such as raw oysters, seafood gumbo, and the restaurant's special seafood mixed grill, featuring a sampling of fish, crab, and shrimp. One customer even attests that McCormick & Schmick's seafood gumbo is the best they've had anywhere. The restaurant's downtown location is described as wonderful, and their ability to accommodate special dietary needs is highly appreciated. Consequently, customers highly recommend McCormick & Schmick's for seafood and location.
A photo of Morton's The Steakhouse - Houston - Downtown restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 17 times today
Located in downtown Houston, Morton's The Steakhouse comes highly recommended by customers for its excellent steakhouse cuisine. Patrons laud their perfectly cooked steaks and outstanding service. Morton's is also appreciated for their attention to detail - from special occasion decorations to a personalized menu, ensuring an unforgettable dining experience. Customers also commend the restaurant’s ability to deal with disruptions smoothly, maintaining a relaxing dining atmosphere. Many reviews highlight the amazing value for money and excellent food quality, describing their filet mignon as flavorful and juicy, and their lobster macaroni as delectable. With an attentive staff and sterling service, Morton's The Steakhouse is an outstanding choice for lovers of steakhouse cuisine.
A photo of Main Kitchen restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 3 times today
Main Kitchen, situated in the heart of downtown, is a cornerstone of American cuisine. The restaurant offers a delightful spectrum of healthy and indulgent dishes, allowing guests the opportunity to explore a typical American breakfast from Eggs Benedict to Pancake Stack, or enjoy a bite with their specialities like H-Town Breakfast Tacos. Main Kitchen consistently creates memorable dining experiences with its excellence reflected in the quality of service, decor and ambience. High praise from reviews, such as "excellent food and service," "wonderful meal" and "great bar options" reinforce its success. Main Kitchen is indeed a must-try for anyone interested in experiencing the best of American cuisine.
A photo of The Nash restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown
Booked 3 times today
The Nash is an excellent representation of American cuisine located in the heart of downtown. Despite some reviews finding it a tad overpriced, most customers have shared splendid experiences, praising both the food and the service. The restaurant shines in its variety, with high-quality items ranging from lamb curry and red snapper to pork shanks. Their fries and potatoes are deemed as some of the best, while their meat is perfectly cooked. Customers have also praised the Nash for their excellent Old Fashioneds. Whether you're looking for a place for a business dinner, a date night or a pre-show meal, The Nash has been commended for its overall great service and food.
A photo of The Grove restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 1 time today
The Grove, nestled next to Discovery Green, is a haven for American cuisine. The restaurant is known for its excellent food and service and has been described as a "magical experience". Diners have particularly praised the grilled golden trout, the stir fry, and the Ahimsa tuna, as well as its steak and Mexican corn. Reviews suggest that The Grove is not merely a dining experience, but also a visual treat with its glass walls offering spectacular views. The Grove is frequently lauded for its ambiance, quality of food, and the timeliness and expertise of its servers. The restaurant also boasts a full bar and is considered an ideal place for large groups, dates, parties, and business meals.
A photo of Hull & Oak Southern Kitchen restaurant
Very Good(63)
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown
Booked 6 times today
Welcome to Hull & Oak, where you’ll find modern, Southern-inspired cuisine that encompasses all the warmth and style of the Lone Star State. Located inside The Laura Hotel in the heart of downtown Houston. Sunday brings downtown's best Brunch party with live DJ, bottomless mimosas, housemade Bloody Mary menu and more. And midweek, Hull & Oak is the perfect place for a breakfast meetings and power lunches with healthy and quick options. Come here to meet new people or spend time with your closest friends and family as you enjoy flavors as big and bold as Texas itself. We can’t wait to greet you.
A photo of Foundation Room House of Blues Houston restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 1 time today
The Foundation Room House of Blues in Houston ranks among the best American-cuisine restaurants according to the raving reviews. Patrons vouch for its excellent food, attentive service, and unique ambiance, contributing to its stellar reputation. The menu offers a delightful array of dishes, including Smoked Pork Tostada, Clam and Oyster Mushroom Pasta, and a Wagyu Beef Burger, showcasing the diversity and delectability of American cuisine. Some patrons have voiced that the Foundation Room is their go-to destination for special occasions due to their finely crafted dishes and top-notch service. The restaurant's fusion of American cuisine in an eclectic, quiet environment has led many to label it a 'hidden gem'.
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