B&B Butchers & Restaurant - Houston

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Steakhouse
Located on the emerging East End of Washington Ave, just minutes from downtown, B&B Butchers & Restaurant is a classic, upscale steakhouse with a traditional butcher shop. Housed in the historic Dittman building, patrons enjoy elegant dining paired with a menu boasting the finest Texas and Japanese Wagyu beef as well as in-house 28-day and 55-day dry-aged USDA Prime beef. B&B is now one of only nine U.S. restaurants certified by the Kobe Beef Association in Japan, offering 100% authentic, A5 certified Kobe beef from 100% Tajima cattle. B&B also serves brunch every Saturday and Sunday with live music on the rooftop patio on Sundays. Guests can enjoy savory, egg-centric and classic brunch items with a twist along with a fresh selection of specialty cocktails. B&B’s Booze & Bites Social Hour Menu, available Monday-Friday from 3-6pm in the downstairs and upstairs bar areas and rooftop patio, features conveniently-priced light bites, Texas-spirited cocktails, beer and wines by the glass.
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JL
Houston
9 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good lunch. Waiter was thorough and incredible. Food was delish - I’ll be back!

BM
Houston
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Appetizers & drinks were good, wait staff was excellent. Table location kind of pinned us in center of dinning room so louder than expected w 6 tables close by. Main meal (40oz dry aged porterhouse, mushroom and garlic mashed potatoes) was “ok” for a 110$+ Steak. Steak was cooked perfect but was highly under-seasoned. Center of meat was very bland. Mashed potatoes were very liquidy almost runny and mushrooms were dry/overcooked and almost not edible. Asparagus and carrot garnished were tough and fibrous. All in all, for a $300 dinner, I wasn’t impressed and we likely wouldn’t return. I expected more from the reviews/price point. Can get more flavor and better value elsewhere. Was still nice night out, but the steak we came for was least appealing part.

RW
Houston
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent also the service was excellent. And the noise level was very low very nice place to dine if you really want a good steak.

ET
Houston
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

B&B is a great brunch spot! There was a great variety of options, the service was great and the ambiance was perfect for me and my girlfriends to catch up.

ND
Houston
39 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience4

4 out of 5 stars...Sound bounce in the downstairs room makes for difficult conversation at brunch. The space could stand a whole lot more soft surfaces for sure. That said, the food was spectacular(except dessert). Brunch surf and turf quesadillas and the cheesesteak sandwich were both outstanding. Service was perhaps a little too attentive, but had this been a day when we were drinking lots of adult beverages needing timely refills, the service would be spot on. Creme Brûlée arrived straight out of the fridge and while nothing wrong with it, the dessert was more like vanilla Jello pudding with a torched sugar top. Not bad, not good, not anything up to the standards the rest of the food here would lead one to expect. The restrooms vestibule reeked of chemical, Lysol? Bleach? Not sure but it triggered an asthma attack. Restroom proper was clean and fragrance free, thankfully. Valet was prompt! Also, FYI, they employ the awkward payment method where the waiter stands by the table waiting for one to finish with the card machine. This is not progress, people! Overall, we like this place because the entrees and apps are outstanding. Other areas could use some tweaking...

G
Miami
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Steak was delicious service great a most enjoyable evening

OT
Houston
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and drinks. Our waiter was amazing about not over selling the menu and being attentive. My wife and I could not have asked for a better experience.

OT
Houston
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome food & service! Will definitely be back!

WB
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience4

I was really looking forward to trying their dry aged steak but we left a little disappointed. Both steaks were ordered medium and came out very rare. Had to be sent back, even the waiter noticed something wasnt right. That being said the service was very good and the managers made it as right as they could. Was just really hoping to be blown away but it kind of ruined the "experience" per say. The sides were decent. Didn't realize the mac and cheese salad mushrooms in it ( didn't say it on the menu). Crab cake was good. Bacon was ok too.

OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience3

The building was not well insulated and it was very cold last night. Had to sit by a warmer, and for a while the warmer had stopped working.

A
Houston
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had a reservation on the 7th and showed up slightly earlier than expected. It wasn’t an issue, they took us to a table even though we were almost a whole hour early! We sat and were greeted immediately. Our waitress (Harmony) came right over and introduced herself, she also gave suggestions based on what we liked drink wise. We ordered drinks He had a beer, I had a Haymaker, and the Calamari appetizer. My drink was perfect. Bread and butter was brought to us while we waited. It wasn’t long before our appetizer came and it was delicious. Harmony came by and checked on us, very polite and knowledgeable of the menu. She spoke of specials and told us the difference between the types of steaks. We placed our order, me the prime rib, him the Texas Wagyu Ribeye both ordered medium rare. For the sides we had creamed spinach and corn soufflé. When the food came out, it was BEAUTIFUL in presentation and Harmony was standing with a smile ready to serve up the sides. Our meals came out cooked exactly how we ordered and the sides were soooooo good! It was one of the best meals we have had in a very long time. Harmony was a great gal that kept us informed, entertained, and happy, we couldn’t have asked for a better meal, or service. The atmosphere was nice and even though it got a tad loud it wasn’t overbearing. We ordered the flaming baked Alaska for dessert and it did not disappoint. Overall, this was an AMAZING place to experience and we will return, ask for Harmony, and be happy to try something else. Thank you for a great evening with my date! We can’t wait to come back and experience it all again. Well worth the $.

OT
Houston
10 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always an overall great experience at B&B - very professional staff, great food and very nice environment!
One of Houston's finest...

OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service

GW
Houston
15 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

This was my second visit. I was disappointed. Both of our steaks were overcooked and not up to par in quality. Service was excellent. Soup was excellent. Sides were average.

ML
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mo was an outstanding waiter. He was very helpful and personable. He made my experience at B&B 5 stars.

B
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2019
Overall4food4service2ambience4

I love this restaurant and would normally only have great things to say. Unfortunately, on this occasion we had a terrible waiter. He was very smug and full of himself. It was almost comical.

TT
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrating a friends birthday

OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter’s suggestions were excellent

RP
Houston
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tried the A5 Wagyu, amazing!!!!! Ready to go back, trying to have our team holiday dinner from work with you all!

EI
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall3food4service3ambience4

None of the food was bad and much of it was actually very good, but the prices are outrageous and do not reflect the quality received.

LG
Houston
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My first visit won't be the last! The Dia de Los Muertos brunch was so much fun!

J
Houston
16 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Day of the Dead brunch was a blast. Great atmosphere and music. Face painting, brunch music and great service. Love it.

m
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Took my wife for our anniversary. From valet ser ice to servers, everything was perfect. Were wished Happy Anniversary from staff. Food was Awesome! Even the desert plate had Happy Anniversary written in Chocolate. I didn't even ask for that. Nice Surprise! I am awful with names so I couldn't tell you the team that waited on us but they went above and beyond! Will definitely recommend to friends and family and will Definitely be back!

PF
Houston
34 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had the opportunity to handle on-site management for a corporate group here a few months ago but I was to busy working to eat. Came back on my own with a lunch buddy and savored the experience. Bacon, bacon and more bacon with oysters and bleu cheese, on burgers and in the brussel sprouts. The gooey strawberry cake is the die for! OMG, after feasting on the succulent corned beef reuben and tasting everything else, I had to take nap. Can't wait to go back!

CC
Houston
13 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience3

Business dinner. Food was sub par. Server didn’t seem interested at all. Sent steak back. Super rare, ordered medium.
Just not worth the time and money. Better steak places in Houston.

GB
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was wonderful, the atmosphere was comfortable and my group had a great time celebrating the promotion of their peer.

CM
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and incredible service on this particular visit. Waiter knew the menu very well and guided our selections perfectly. Try the Berry Butter Cake dessert....like a seriously souped up Twinky.

s
Houston
48 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great brunch on the patio. Beautiful day, nice live music, great food, and good service.

OT
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My birthday

LS
Houston
22 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Delicious meal as per usual! Service was as expected. Hostess was super sweet in reserving our favorite half moon booth and graciously switched to a 4 top along the wall upon my request. Super service!
Our chateaubriand was literally the best meal we’ve had there (and we’ve been to B&B quite a few times). I highly recommend to anyone who loves a nice medium rare juicy cut of meat! Drinks were delicious: the table had French 75, Manhattans, and a gin martini. All on point. For consistent service and a delicious meal this is definitely one of our go-toos!

c
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed all the food we tried and the service was great!!

G
Houston
152 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent
Went for brunch
Good selections
Well made
Good bar and wine selection
Will return

JR
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I went to B&B for our anniversary. The service was top notch and the food was great :)! We had the best evening!

TA
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome place. Took my girfriend their for her birthday and it was amazing. Great food and service. Didn’t feel rushed and we were able to take our time and enjoy the meal.

Will go back and will recommend

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and great service!

LS
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Food, Great Service. Can't wait to go back again. My client was impressed and had a good time. It was quiet enough that we could hold a business conversation. That is, until the Astros started winning!

CS
New England
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Delicious - Must try Carpet Bagger On the Half Shell!!!

LH
Houston
25 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Best steak I ever tasted! Great sides and our server was great.

RG
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great dinner/date night . Food was delicious, steaks were perfect. Sides were plentiful.

LH
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time here, but definitely not the last. My wife and I chose B&B Butchers to celebrate our first wedding anniversary and we couldn’t be happier about it. Ryan was great, the food was delicious and the ambiance was just right. We will be returning soon and I have already recommended it to several friends. It is a new spot we will be adding to our rotation of restaurants for special occasions.

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