Helen in The Heights
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All Day Happy Hour in The Bar or on The Patio!
Join us in the bar or on the patio for $5 cocktails, $9 glasses and $27 bottles of wine, $3 local beers, $8 meze. Don't miss out!
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Valid For: 1 - 20 people
Starts: October 7, 2019
Ends: October 8, 2118
Availability: Thu 4:00PM-10:00PM
We loved the food! Every plate we ordered was delicious. We went on a game day for brunch so it was empty. But we loved the place.
Thank you Gaby!
The Baked Feta and Roasted Red Pepper Dip was spectacular (tempted to order more as my meal). Picky eater child loved the Semolina Pancakes. I had Greek American Gyro and the meat was very tender but the herbs were a touch heavy for my particular taste. Overall very pleased and easy to get into on short notice. Will return to try other dishes and have more of the Red Pepper Dip.
Thank you Glen, we are thrilled to see you and your lil' picky eater enjoyed things. Hope to see you again soon!
Sort of disappointed this time. Food quality was not as good as prior visits which was mediocre at best. Mostly likely my last visit which is a shame as we have been there many times.
I am very disappointed to read this. We take great pride in putting our best foot forward each day, I'd love to hear more from your visit and what dishes were disappointing. If you are open to discussing we would welcome the chance to earn your business back and improve.
The flavors of the food were unique and fresh. The best hummus I have tasted in Houston. Also great service.
Thank you Paul!
I’d rate 5 star if the waitress understands not to interrupt people while they are having a conversation. We were interrupted at least 5 times during our dinner, it became very annoying. Any good wait staff would know not to cut in a conversion to ask “is everything okay?”
Thank you for visiting and your review Sunny. We agree the dining experience is of paramount importance, and knowing when to cut-in and when to stay away are a key part of that. We will share your note internally for improvements. Thank you for coming, we hope to see you again soon.
I love the food, atmosphere and the staff are awesome. Go there!
Thank you very much!
Hostess and wait staff were so accommodating given one out of town guest had travel delays. So rare for restaurants to not dismiss late arrivals. Food was outstanding as usual.
This place is fantastic! We had the most wonderful experience having brunch and we can’t wait to come back and have dinner. The food was amazing and the service was nothing short of stellar. (Zach was awesome!) This place must be one of those local secrets in the Heights for brunch, because it wasn’t packed at all. On one hand, we loved it, because the noise level was minimal and the ambiance was great, but on the other hand, I hope word gets out, because more people need to experience this place. It’s not your typical brunch, so if you appreciate excellent cuisine with outstanding flavor, then you will definitely enjoy coming here.
Thank you Dave!!!
Thanks for coming Fred!
We had a ladies lunch there and had a very nice time. Service was great. Parking was easy because there is allocated parking next-door.
Thank you Andrea!
Overall a great place. we attended for sunday lunch so it was not a lot of patrons. Which was fine for us. Service was also great.
Thank you Aaron!
Cannot say enough about this restaurant. The service was impeccable, the decor welcoming and warm, food delicious and the sound level allowed for meaningful discussion 👏🏼- what a nice change it was from most restaurants.
Look forward to our next dining experience with Helen in The Heights!
Thank you Cynthia!
I asked for a quieter table and we got the deluxe treatment! We were seated in the wine room which was perfect for my family. The food was delicious and the service exemplary. Thank you for a wonderful evening.
You are very welcome, thank you for coming!
We had a very pleasant brunch here. Upmarket Greek can be delicious. You can tell the difference between basic preparation and one where you can taste the dill or mint or the garlic chips that go with the meatballs. With a nice Greek coffee it's a nice way to start a Sunday
Love the decor the service the food. For our first time here we had the Houston Restaurant Week. Very good portion. We will come back!
Thank you Nathalie!
Loved the food and happy hour cocktails. Only thing I didn't like was the baklava but only because it had anise which I'm personally not fond of.
Service was extremely slow and courses for the group were brought out of order (one main course arrived 20 minutes after all other main courses had arrived).
Thank you for dining and your review. We operate an "as-ready" or tapas-style kitchen where dishes are sold from the kitchen as soon as ready. Thank you for your feedback, I will share with the Culinary team for improvements.
We dined at Helen in the Heights on 08/24. Great place and great food. However, the service is very very poor. We spent most of the night waiting on our hostess. She forgot about the special, and we had to remind her. I had to ask one of the other waiters to find our hostess multiple times in the evening. And the food took ages to show up, and showed up out of order and not all together.
The kicker - they charged us a 20% service charge. If the restaurant thinks they ought to charge people a 20% service charge, they ought to provide way better service than what we got. Very disappointed!
This is very disappointing to hear. We do operate an as-ready kitchen where dishes are brought to the table as ready from the kitchen, however this should have been clearly explained from the beginning to avoid confusion. Thank you for your feedback. I am happy the food was tasty but very letdown to hear of the service issues. I will share with mngmt. for revision & improvement. If there is anything further you'd like to share please contact the restaurant,thank you again for dining with us.
Great food, interactive, congenial server. Interesting menu and specials of the day. Good vibe for dressy/ casual. Felt current and trendy without overhype. Will definitely go back!
Thank you Tracie!
Great service and atmosphere. Fantastic family-style dining mixing the HRW menu and several of the small plates made for an exceptional meal with more than enough food for a party of four.
Cozy, trendy atmosphere. Great waitstaff. Delicious, fresh food. FUN time!!
Thanks for coming Diane!
Food was delicious! Great service.
We had great service & excellent food. I’m still thinking about it and can’t wait to go back. I think all 3 of us felt the same !!!!👍
Good food, very slow service. Overall good place, good enough to return
Thank you for visiting and your understanding. We are always seeking to improve the experience we provide to our guests and shorten wait times. We appreciate your feedback.
Great ambiance and service was good. We had their brunch menu in restaurant week and the meatballs were tasty
Food was amazing as ever!! So happy w every single dish we ordered. Ashley was our waitress and she was awesome!! Super knowledgeable and so so good at her job!
Thanks for coming Marika!
Unfortunate. The food was very good, but the service was incredibly slow. Twice we asked the server to check on our food and we only had three courses. While waiting for dessert, the server told us that he asked the kitchen to re-do our desserts because "they didn't look up to standard". We had ordered baklava with ice cream. I'm certain it didn't look right because it had sat in the kitchen so long that the ice cream had melted!
Thank you for dining with us and your review. We had some issues Sunday that slowed things down more than we would have liked and are aware of longer than normal wait times. We appreciate your patience and are glad to see the food was enjoyed once delivered.
Absolutely great food and great service. My wife and I highly recommend.
Restaurant was half full on a Tuesday night and we still waited 40 minutes for a dip with bread to show up.
Amanda-the dip is baked and has a standard cook time of ~16 mins. It arrived at your table ~22 mins from ordering. We do as much by hand here as possible, including making our own pita and tzatziki. We know this carries a longer wait but hope it is worth it in quality of taste. Thank you for dining with us.
Food was a bit too oily, but as usual the best octopus in the city.
We appreciate your feedback and kind words. I will share with the Chef, thank you!
great place. waitress was great too. miranda is her name. ask for her.
Thank you Dino!
VERY salty food!
I'm disappointed to see this. Most dishes have salty components, wilted greens or feta cheese for example, but not typically a great deal of salt added to them. We appreciate your feedback and will share with the Chef.
Great food - we did share plates, everything was delicious. We enjoyed the wine, and were impressed with the bartenders knowledge of Greek wines.
Thank you Catherine! Happy Hour all night on Thursday's!
Food was great! You could easily make a meal out of the appetizers!
The Bougatsa is out of this world good. Order with the fruit topping on the side as it is good to taste on its on.
Great attentive service
Thank you Silvia!
My guests loved the food, it was a little spicy for me,but I am older and have some digestive issues.
I wear hearing aids and requested a corner table (which they were able to make happen). We were there Saturday at noon and I had no problem hearing what was said around our table.
I am sure if my friends can visit from out of town again, they will ask to eat at Helen's
LOVE to see this, thank you for coming and glad you enjoyed!!
Helen's has long been a favorite of mine. It is good to see that the Heights location lives up to the standards of the original.
We did small plates and it was great food and wine! Good service attentive with out trying to join your meal.