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The Best Places to Eat in Houston

The OpenTable Team

As we all know, everything is bigger in Texas—and the same goes for Houston. Houston is home to a wide collection of cultures that have truly inspired the dining options in the area. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. Whether Houston diners are looking for contemporary flavors or homestyle country cooking, there are plentiful amounts of iconic Houston dishes to choose from, especially when it comes to steak. Read on to find where to eat when spending time in this Texas treasure.

Restaurants:McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Houston - Downtown, Pappas Bros. Steakhouse - Galleria, Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse - Houston
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Seafood, Steak, Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:Downtown, Galleria / Uptown
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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Houston - Downtown

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
2,116 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Business Meals
Upscale steak options unite with luxury seafood selections at McCormick & Shmick's Seafood & Steaks. This clubby restaurant is acclaimed for its culinary excellence and features fiRead more
93% recommended

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse - Galleria

$$$$·Steak·
Galleria / Uptown
6,029 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
For homestyle cooking fans, Pappas Bros. Steakhouse is a must-have during any Houston visit. Tender grilled steaks are paired with premium side selections that are made from scratcRead more
97% recommended
Steak in Houston

Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse - Houston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
5,007 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
At Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse, expect upscale dining, an elegant atmosphere, and rustic flavors. The USDA prime filet mignon is served in 8 oz and 12 oz options and can be paired wRead more
95% recommended
Most Booked in Houston

B&B Butchers & Restaurant - Houston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Heights / Washington
3,298 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Other filet mignon options pale in comparison to the B&B classic 10 oz filet mignon. Top this delicious beef selection with Truffle Butter for an updated take on this classic cut oRead more
88% recommended
Most Booked in Houston

Fleming's Steakhouse - Houston

$$$$·Steak·
River Oaks
1,198 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Enjoy a high-end steakhouse setting with delicious aged prime beef selections. Fleming's Prime Steakhouse offers a more classic take on the iconic Houston dish, filet mignon. A widRead more
100% recommended
Steak in Houston

Steak 48 - Houston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River Oaks
4,006 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Houston's dining culture has been infused with many modern restaurants in the past years and the upscale, elegant Steak 48 is a perfect example of an iconic, contemporary eatery inRead more
95% recommended
Best Service in Houston

Morton's The Steakhouse - Houston - Galleria

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Galleria / Uptown
1,524 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Business Meals
Traditional steakhouse dishes are served in a clubby atmosphere at the contemporary Morton's The Steakhouse. The top 2% of beef available in the U.S. is proudly served at Morton'sRead more
98% recommended
Steakhouse in Houston

Shula's Steak House - Hyatt Regency Houston

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown
665 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for a Date
At Shula's Steak House, former football coach Don Shula is serving up an inspired menu of steakhouse options. Located in the Hyatt Regency Houston, Shula's Steak House is the perfeRead more
84% recommended
Great for Lunch in Houston

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse - Houston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Galleria / Uptown
3,711 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Conveniently located inside the Galleria, Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse features opulent decor and hearty menu options. Del Frisco's take on the iconic Houston staple, filetRead more
91% recommended
Most Booked in Houston

Lynn's Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
West Side
712 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Business Meals
Family owned and operated Lynn's Steakhouse offers homestyle cooking in an upscale setting. The elegant white tablecloth design that is prominently featured in the dining room has Read more
100% recommended

Brenner’s Steakhouse Katy Freeway

$$$$·Steakhouse·
West Side
2,199 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Dating back to 1936, Brenner's Steakhouse features elegant, woody decor and a delightful garden patio. This upscale steakhouse featured premium choice beef for its iconic Houston sRead more
88% recommended
Special Occasion in Houston

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille - Champions

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Champions
5,074 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Live jazz music and an upscale setting make Perry's Steakhouse & Grille stand out against similar eateries. The live music and enjoyable setting make Perry's Steakhouse & Grille diRead more
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Houston

Steamboat House

$$$$·Steak·
Willowbrook/Tomball
420 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
Historic murals, flags, and Texas memorabilia make the Steamboat House a true representative of the Lone Star state. The Steamboat House features a more traditional take on the icoRead more
97% recommended

Bistecca

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Midtown / Montrose
674 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Traditional steakhouse dining options meet Italian homestyle cooking at Bistecca Ristorante. This Italian steakhouse features polished decor, superior customer service, and live muRead more
98% recommended

Roka Akor - Houston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River Oaks
595 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
While Roka Akor already has an impressive sushi menu, the Japanese restaurant is also serving up many delicious flavors of beef. The newcomer to the Houston restaurant scene also pRead more
91% recommended
Steakhouse in Houston

Saltgrass Steak House - Shepherd

$$$$·Steakhouse·
West Side
This restaurant is informal and Texas-themed but packs flavor in every meal that is sure to impress guests. The Saltgrass Steak House offers a traditional filet mignon option that Read more
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One Fifth

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Texas
This unique steakhouse is housed in a converted 1920s church. Chris Shephard promises a concept that will change each year for five years. The first spin is a steakhouse featuring Read more
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Doris Metropolitan Houston

$$$$·Steak·
Heights / Washington
1 review
This steakhouse is new to the Houston steak game but is bringing lots of flavor and its own unique tastes to the area. The steaks are dry-aged in-house and come in a variety of cutRead more
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Taste of Texas

$$$$·Steakhouse·
West Side
1 review
This beloved restaurant is known by all for its delicious beef cuts that still won't break the bank. Enjoy delicious cuts such as filet mignon or opt for some of their lighter fareRead more
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