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Hunky Dory - Permanently Closed

4.4
4.4
371 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American

Hunky Dory is an updated interpretation of the classic neighborhood tavern. The kitchen is built around the wood-burning hearth and features wood grilled meats and seasonal rustic cooking. Complementing the menu is an extensive list of Old World Wines and a great selection of whiskys.

Permanently Closed

This restaurant is permanently closed.

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Menu

Starters

  • Crawfish Bisque Americaine$11.00

    crawfish, tomato, brandy, cream

    • Grilled Caesar$12.00

      romaine, sourdough croutons, anchovy, and parmesan

      • Grilled Octopus$14.00

        with hakurei turnips and romesco sauce

        • Hamachi Crudo$15.00

          hamachi sashimi, pickled cucumber, shaved onion and fresno chiles

          • Tomatoes and Crème Fraîche$13.00

            served in their marinade with crispy shallots

            • Snap Pea and Ricotta Salad$11.00

              local honey, hard-boiled egg, and almonds

              • Crispy Curried Calamari$12.00

                frito misto with zuccchini and fried herbs

                • Bibb Salad$9.00

                  blue cheese, pickled red onions and toasted panko breadcrumbs

                  • Strawberries and Burrata$12.00

                    louisiana strawberries with texas burrata, candied pistachio and balsamic

                    A La Carte

                    • 8oz Petite Filet Mignon$38.00

                      • 16oz NY Strip$40.00

                        • 14oz Ribeye$42.00

                          • 20oz Chateaubriand$96.00

                            grilled tenderloin with bearnaise

                            • Grilled Lamb Chops$35.00

                              pepper jelly glazed

                              • Grilled Jerk Chicken$24.00

                                half chicken with honey jus and fresh herbs

                                • 7oz Grilled Lobster Tail$30.00

                                  toasted panko, sauce americaine fines herbs

                                  • Whole Grilled Trout$35.00

                                    with fresh thyme and lemon

                                    Toppers - A La Carte

                                    • Bearnaise$3.00

                                      • Bordelaise$3.00

                                        • Salsa Verde$3.00

                                          • Brandy Au Poivre$3.00

                                            • Herbed Butter$3.00

                                              • Point Reyes Blue Cheese$6.00

                                                • Steak "Oscar"$10.00

                                                  lump crab and bearnaise

                                                  Entrees

                                                  • Pan Seared Snapper$27.00

                                                    with braised fennel and grapefruit

                                                    • Grilled Asparagus$17.00

                                                      green farro salad, local egg and bearnaise

                                                      • Georges Bank Scallops$28.00

                                                        celery root puree, marble potato salad, and buttered peas

                                                        • Hanger Steak$28.00

                                                          roasted cherry tomatoes, duck fat potatoes and salsa verde

                                                          • Grilled Gulf Fish$32.00

                                                            sweet corn and beech mushrooms

                                                            • The HD Burger$16.00

                                                              two patties, american cheese, red onion, pickles, fries

                                                              Sides

                                                              à la carte $8

                                                              • Crispy Chile Brussels Sprouts

                                                                • HD Fries

                                                                  • Grilled Corn, Farmers Cheese, Lime

                                                                    • Horseradish Peas

                                                                      • Roasted Carrots

                                                                        with salsa verde and cashews

                                                                        • Thin Onion Rings

                                                                          with curry remoulade

                                                                          • Grilled Scallions Romesco

                                                                            • Buttermilk Potato Salad

                                                                              • Duck Fat Roasted Potatoes

                                                                                Cocktails

                                                                                • Maid of Bond Street$10.00

                                                                                  rich & refreshing, made with earl grey vodka, fresh citrus, peach, & orgeat

                                                                                  • Foley's Old Fashioned$11.00

                                                                                    a guest favorite, made with irish whiskey, pedro ximenez sherry, and aromatic bitters

                                                                                    • Lady Penelope$11.00

                                                                                      gin and rose-grapefruit liqueur with fresh citrus and housemade blackberry cordial

                                                                                      • Ground Control to Major Tom$10.00

                                                                                        a hunky dory classic, made with old tom gin, housemade blackberry cordial, fresh citrus, and celery bitters

                                                                                        • Perry Amour$12.00

                                                                                          a clean & complex blend of gin, pear liqueur, cocchi americano & luxardo bitter, scented with rose water

                                                                                          • Pimm's Cup$10.00

                                                                                            a tall and refreshing blend pimm's no. 1 and ginger beer

                                                                                            • Red Coat$10.00

                                                                                              a slightly sweet and savory blend of apple brandy, tomato cordial, and fresh orange juice

                                                                                              • Wild Irish Mule$11.00

                                                                                                our spin on the classic moscow. made with irish whisky, sloe gin, licor 43, lime, & ginger beer

                                                                                                • Blood & Sand$12.00

                                                                                                  a classic, inspired by the 1922 film of the same name. made with scotch, cherry heering, fresh orange, & italian vermouth

                                                                                                  • Stardust 73$11.00

                                                                                                    our seasonal play on the original french 75, made with cognac, strawberry balsamic cordial, & champagne

                                                                                                    Wines by the Glass

                                                                                                      Champagne and Sparkling

                                                                                                      • Castellroig, Cava, Brut Nature, Penedès, Spain, NV

                                                                                                        • Gl$12.00
                                                                                                        • Btl$48.00
                                                                                                      • Delamotte, Champagne Brut, France, NV

                                                                                                        • Gl$19.00
                                                                                                        • Btl$76.00
                                                                                                      • Gerard Bertrand, Cremant de Limoux Brut Rosé, 2013

                                                                                                        • Gl$11.00
                                                                                                        • Btl$44.00

                                                                                                      Rosé

                                                                                                      • Cabernet Franc, Domaine des Baumard, France, 2015

                                                                                                        • Gl$9.00
                                                                                                        • Btl$36.00

                                                                                                      White

                                                                                                      • Viognier, Maison Nicolas Perrin, Rhône Valley, France, 2014

                                                                                                        • Gl$9.00
                                                                                                        • Btl$36.00
                                                                                                      • Chenin Blanc, D'orfeuilles, "Silex D'orfeuilles", Vouvray, France, 2012

                                                                                                        • Gl$10.00
                                                                                                        • Btl$40.00
                                                                                                      • Chardonnay, Bernier, Val de Loire, France, 2015

                                                                                                        • Gl$9.00
                                                                                                        • Btl$36.00
                                                                                                      • Chardonnay, Bourgogne, Vincent & Sophie Morey, France, 2014

                                                                                                        • Gl$14.00
                                                                                                        • Btl$52.00
                                                                                                      • Sauvignon Blanc, Vin de Pays des Côtes de Gascogne, France 2015

                                                                                                        • Gl$10.00
                                                                                                        • Btl$40.00
                                                                                                      • Sauvignon Blanc, Domaine Delaport, Sancerre, France, 2015

                                                                                                        • Gl$13.00
                                                                                                        • Btl$52.00
                                                                                                      • Riesling, Dr. Heyden "Oppenheimer", Rheinhessen, Germany, 2014

                                                                                                        • Gl$9.00
                                                                                                        • Btl$38.00
                                                                                                      • Pinot Grigio, Marco Felluga "Mongris", Friuli, Italy, 2015

                                                                                                        • Gl$12.00
                                                                                                        • Btl$45.00

                                                                                                      Red

                                                                                                      • Pinot Noir, Row 503, Willamette Valley, Oregon, 2014

                                                                                                        • Gl$12.00
                                                                                                        • Btl$48.00
                                                                                                      • Pinot Noir, Moutard-Dlligent, Burgundy, France, 2015

                                                                                                        • Gl$14.00
                                                                                                        • Btl$56.00
                                                                                                      • Grenache, Côtes du Rhône, Domaine de Marcoux, France, 2014

                                                                                                        • Gl$12.00
                                                                                                        • Btl$48.00
                                                                                                      • Syrah, Jean-Michel Gerin "La Champine", Rhone Valley, France, 2014

                                                                                                        • Gl$11.00
                                                                                                        • Btl$42.00
                                                                                                      • Gamay, Marcel Lapierre "Raisins Gaulois", France, 2015

                                                                                                        • Gl$9.00
                                                                                                        • Btl$36.00
                                                                                                      • Monastrell, Olivares "Altos de La Hoya", Jumilla, Spain, 2013

                                                                                                        • Gl$9.00
                                                                                                        • Btl$36.00
                                                                                                      • Sangiovese, Borgo Scopeto, Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy, 2013

                                                                                                        • Gl$10.00
                                                                                                        • Btl$40.00
                                                                                                      • Malbec, Tintonegro "Limestone Block", Mendoza, Argentina, 2013

                                                                                                        • Gl$11.00
                                                                                                        • Btl$44.00
                                                                                                      • Cabernet Sauvignon, Angulo Innocenti "Nonni", Argentina, 2014

                                                                                                        • Gl$14.00
                                                                                                        • Btl$52.00
                                                                                                      • Cabernet Sauvignon, Chateau Montelena, Napa, California, 2013

                                                                                                        • Gl$19.00
                                                                                                        • Btl$76.00

                                                                                                      Beers

                                                                                                      • Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse$7.00

                                                                                                        spaten-franziskaner-bräu, hefeweizen, germany

                                                                                                        • Real Ale "Hans Pils"$7.00

                                                                                                          real ale, pilsner, blanco, texas

                                                                                                          • Bishops High and Dry Cider$7.00

                                                                                                            bishops cider co., dry cider, dallas, texas

                                                                                                            • Old Speckled Hen$8.00

                                                                                                              green king brewery, english pale ale, england

                                                                                                              • Firestone Walker Union Jack IPA$7.00

                                                                                                                firestone walker, american ipa, california

                                                                                                                • Fuller's ESB$7.00

                                                                                                                  fuller smith & turner, extra special bitter, united kingdom

                                                                                                                  • Saint Arnold "Ale Wagger"$8.00

                                                                                                                    saint arnold, american brown ale, texas

                                                                                                                    • Founders Dirty Bastard$7.00

                                                                                                                      founders brewing, scotch ale, michigan

                                                                                                                      • Chimay "Grand Reserve" Dubbel$9.00

                                                                                                                        chimay, dubbel, belgium

                                                                                                                        • Tripel Karmeliet$9.00

                                                                                                                          brouwerij bosteels, tripel, belgium

                                                                                                                          • Guinness Stout$8.00

                                                                                                                            guinness, irish dry stout, ireland

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                                                                                                                            What 371 people are saying

                                                                                                                            Overall ratings and reviews

                                                                                                                            4.4
                                                                                                                            4.4 based on all time ratings
                                                                                                                            • 4.3Food
                                                                                                                            • 4.4Service
                                                                                                                            • 4.4Ambience
                                                                                                                            • 3.8Value

                                                                                                                            NoiseModerate

                                                                                                                            89% of people would recommend it to a friend

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                                                                                                                            1. HF

                                                                                                                              HeightsFoodieGuy

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              78 reviews

                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                              4.0

                                                                                                                              78 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on May 23, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall4food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                                              Sad to see them closing...always had an EXCELLENT meal!!!

                                                                                                                            2. v

                                                                                                                              vgmodugno

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              9 reviews

                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                              9 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on May 23, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                              It's a shame that they no longer have service. One of the best restaurants in Houston...

                                                                                                                            3. SG

                                                                                                                              SGooner

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              3 reviews

                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                              3 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on May 23, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                                              Really going to miss this place & the lovely British fare.

                                                                                                                            4. Y

                                                                                                                              Yummy

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              32 reviews

                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                              32 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on May 22, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                              Super evening, I am so sad that HD will be closing! What a shame!

                                                                                                                            5. L

                                                                                                                              Lb2663lb

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              8 reviews

                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                              8 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on May 20, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall5food2service3ambience5

                                                                                                                              Service was excellent in the beginning then our waitress got a big table and forgot about us. Husband got the jerk chicken tasted like BBQ chicken not at all like Jerk. Plus it was not cooked all the way through :/ told the waitress and she was afraid to tell the chef. Lol

                                                                                                                            6. b

                                                                                                                              bakerfam

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                              Dined on May 15, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                              I took my in-laws out for a much deserved dinner along with my wife. All of the food was fantastic, the drinks were top-notch and the service was beyond great. A truly great place.

                                                                                                                            7. OT

                                                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                              New England

                                                                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                                                                              1.0

                                                                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on May 14, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall1food2service2ambience3

                                                                                                                              Heard about Honky Dory and its great reviews. However, despite making a reservation (and the restaurant only being half full when we arrived), we still had to wait an additional 15 minutes to be seated. We ordered items off the brunch menu (bananas foster pancakes and eggs benedict) and waited OVER an hour to receive our order. My friend waited nearly 20 minutes just to be served a cup of coffee, which seemed ridiculous considering the place wasn't busy. To add insult to injury, when our food finally arrived, it was COLD. We informed our server, who only shrugged her shoulders and said sorry. She did nothing to try and make the situation better (i.e. take an item off the bill or offer a discount). I will never go back to Hunky Dory, and will not recommend it to anyone I know. The food would have been delicious had it been served hot. We felt like we had been totally ripped off considering the absurd wait times, disinterest of the waitstaff, and high prices. Next time I want eggs benedict, I'll make them myself.

                                                                                                                            8. OT

                                                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              3 reviews

                                                                                                                              1.0

                                                                                                                              3 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on May 14, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall1food1service2ambience3

                                                                                                                              The food took over an hour to arrive and the waitress ignored us for most of that time. We also got sat 20 minutes after our reservation. Food was subpar. Probably won't be going back. The place has gone down hill since it opened.

                                                                                                                            9. t

                                                                                                                              troyd

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              6 reviews

                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                              1.0

                                                                                                                              6 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on May 14, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall1food3service1ambience3

                                                                                                                              While holiday brunches are always busy taking an hour and twenty minutes to be served is unacceptable. The real issue was the Managment team. When diners are waiting over an hour to be served you should may offers or at least provide basic service. Our glasses were never refilled and the wait staff only came to the table at our request to get an update (40 minutes and 1 hour after our order). We requested a manager when we finally got our entrees but no one showed We dined here three times in the last year, while I find the food to value acceptable,it is unlikely we will return.

                                                                                                                            10. RP

                                                                                                                              RickP

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              75 reviews

                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                              3.0

                                                                                                                              75 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on May 14, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall3food3service3ambience4

                                                                                                                              The restaurant has declined, and we probably won't return. It took 30 minutes for our main course to come out of the kitchen after the appetizers (they forgot to bring the salad). The food was good but nothing special (a departure from the past). The server was asked to box one of the plates and forgot to bring it to us when we left). It is no longer a British-themed menu, although the food selection is interesting. We're trying to come up with a good reason why we should return.

                                                                                                                            11. MF

                                                                                                                              MagF

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                              2.0

                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                              Dined on May 13, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall2food2service3ambience3

                                                                                                                              The first time I went to this restaurant it was very busy and the ambiance was very nice. My steak was prepared as requested and the overall experience was great. Six months later, I came back on a saturday evening and the place was half full. The food was not prepared to my expectations and over priced ($26 for a chicken breast and two legs). There is a reason why the place is half full on a Saturday. Get a clue and improve the quality or you will be out of business soon...

                                                                                                                            12. TS

                                                                                                                              TonyS

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              9 reviews

                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                              3.0

                                                                                                                              9 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on May 13, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall3food2service2ambience4

                                                                                                                              For a first time visit I expected a little better experience considering the facility and the head chef. Brunch food was not as anticipated. The eggs in the crawfish scramble were runny, the crawfish lacked any flavor and the kitchen used large chunks of bell pepper as a filler in the hash. The only upside was the flavor of the meat in the hash. Needless to say if we go back, it will be a while.

                                                                                                                            13. W

                                                                                                                              Will

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                              3.0

                                                                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on May 12, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall3food4service4ambience2

                                                                                                                              Good food and service but felt that the ambience was not what I remembered from previous visits. I remember loving the music being played during previous visits; heavy on 70s era British glam rock that fit the theme and ambience; tonight it was 90s rock played too loud.

                                                                                                                            14. DD

                                                                                                                              DiningDuo

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                              2.0

                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                              Dined on May 12, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall2food3service4ambience3

                                                                                                                              Was very underwhelmed. Food was good but forgettable. Way overpriced for what you get. The patio backs up to a business that was running a fork lift back and forth while we were trying to enjoy our night away from kids. Our server was very nice and served us well. Wish I would have gotten his name.

                                                                                                                            15. OT

                                                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              4 reviews

                                                                                                                              3.0

                                                                                                                              4 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on April 29, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall3food3service5ambience3

                                                                                                                              We went in with the thought that this was the more casual (and maybe a little more affordably priced) sister to Bernadine's next door, when in fact they are not. More casual in decor and service only, but everything else leaned towards high-end dining. The food was good (nothing to get too excited about), service was great, but can't understand how they justify the price tag attached.

                                                                                                                            16. AJ

                                                                                                                              AdrienneJ

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              16 reviews

                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                              2.0

                                                                                                                              16 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on April 29, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall2food2service4ambience3

                                                                                                                              Starting with the positives: we were seated promptly, greeting was friendly and our server was attentive and knowledgeable. Negatives: Grilled octopus appetizer had a nice flavor but was tough (this was the highlight of the meal). Carpaccio was flavorless. I had the jerk chicken - nothing remarkable. Husband had the prosciutto wrapped snapper - the flavor combination just didn't work. Maybe the prosciutto overpowered the fish? Not sure, but again, not remarkable. Overall, we were disappointed in the meal. Not sure we will be back, but hope they can turn it around. It's a great location and their outdoor patio looks lovely.

                                                                                                                            17. t

                                                                                                                              tex1mex

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              8 reviews

                                                                                                                              4.0

                                                                                                                              8 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on April 24, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall4food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                                              Been here several times and never disappointed. Was in on a Monday night and had really super burger, fries and beer for $15. Also had a couple of tasty cocktails and we shared a strawberry shortcake for dessert. We were in early so it wasn't very crowded and the weather was fabulous so we enjoyed our meal "al fresco."

                                                                                                                            18. j

                                                                                                                              jerryg

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              27 reviews

                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                              27 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on April 23, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                                              My bride and I have had two excellent experiences in the past two weeks at Hunky Dory - great food, great ambiance, super service. The hard working folks we interfaced with were just terrific and upbeat, and they deserve our support. Show up, sit down, eat and drink.

                                                                                                                            19. OT

                                                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                              Dined on April 16, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                              Great food, great service and a super Easter meal. Very accommodating

                                                                                                                            20. CR

                                                                                                                              CaitlinR

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              16 reviews

                                                                                                                              4.0

                                                                                                                              16 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on April 16, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall4food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                                              Great service from all of the staff! Wish there were a few more lunch options on the brunch menu but still had a great experience.

                                                                                                                            21. W

                                                                                                                              Wiz14

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              28 reviews

                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                              28 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on April 14, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                              Dinner at Hunky Dory never disappoints in terms of quality of food, interesting menu and great service.

                                                                                                                            22. OT

                                                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              8 reviews

                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                              8 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on April 14, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                              Great food and excellent service. Not inexpensive but very good quality.

                                                                                                                            23. BP

                                                                                                                              BlueP

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                              Dined on April 11, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                              The craft cocktails were PERFECT!!! Lady Penelope is my favorite. My mother and I split several dishes. Strawberries and Buratta, Hibachi Crudo, Hanger Steak a few selective sides and Blueberry Rhubarb crumble for dessert. When we left, we needed a wheel barrel and a pillow. We will definitely be back!!! Chef Graham remastered this menu!

                                                                                                                            24. OT

                                                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                              Denver

                                                                                                                              5 reviews

                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                              5 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on April 11, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                                              First time there and a great experience it was! Thanks so much!

                                                                                                                            25. DL

                                                                                                                              DinerLS

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              22 reviews

                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                              3.0

                                                                                                                              22 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on April 7, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall3food3service5ambience5

                                                                                                                              Perhaps I had too high of hopes for Hunky Dory, but I was disappointed with the food. The quality of the ingredients was obvious, but I felt like the meal as a whole missed the mark -- maybe it needed more seasoning? We all ordered different things, and each person at the table felt the same way. The portions were also pretty small for what we were paying for. That aside, the service was excellent and the interior was beautiful. They had a good wine list, too. The only reason I don't recommend it is because I feel that there are better choices in the area.

                                                                                                                            26. MK

                                                                                                                              MeganK

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                              3.0

                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                              Dined on April 7, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall3food4service2ambience4

                                                                                                                              It took a while for us to get our drinks. My dad received his wine and about 20 minutes later, the rest of us got our cocktails. Once the waiter took our order, everything smoothed out from there. If the service would've been timely, the experience would've been great. Food was outstanding and our waiter was very nice.

                                                                                                                            27. B

                                                                                                                              Ballerina

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on April 2, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                              Food is excellent, cool Ambiance , perfect for meet up or just chilling with friends or family

                                                                                                                            28. h

                                                                                                                              houdinner

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              95 reviews

                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                              4.0

                                                                                                                              95 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on April 1, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                                                                                              This was our third visit to Hunky Dory and it did not disappoint. The crawfish bisque was one of the best, if not the best, I've ever had. My grouper was fantastic and the scallops were also good though a bit lukewarm (they are paired with cold potato salad, so that may be why, but still, they should plate the scallops separately to live up to the rest of the meal. By the way, the bread is well worth ordering. Craft cocktail was refreshing and the wine list is interesting and decently priced. The ambiance is fun; some might find it a bit noisy though we were easily able to converse. Service is polished and attentive. Highly recommended.

                                                                                                                            29. S

                                                                                                                              Steve

                                                                                                                              New Orleans

                                                                                                                              83 reviews

                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                              4.0

                                                                                                                              83 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on April 1, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall4food5service3ambience3

                                                                                                                              Second time to dine here and the very simple menu continues to impress. We had four in our group and everyone was impressed with the food. The highlights were the grilled Caesar salad, the scallops, grouper and hanger steak and the pot de creme for dessert (I wouldn't recommend the carrot cake-dry and lacked flavor). The problem on this visit was the service. The waiter was very nice but seemed to have either too many tables to cover or lacked organizational skills. There were delays between courses but the real surprise was we must have waited 20 minutes to get our check--one would have thought they would want us out of there for the table. Oh, the noise level really picks up when the place is full, if that is a problem, go early. All in all we will be back.

                                                                                                                            30. DM

                                                                                                                              DoctorM

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              17 reviews

                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                              3.0

                                                                                                                              17 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on April 1, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall3food3service3ambience4

                                                                                                                              Hunky Dory's conversion to a neighborhood steak house has a way to go. Found the steak just average in taste, and at $42 for a ribeye was certainly no bargain. We would rather pay a few dollars more and go to one of the well known steak restaurants. The wine list was OK, but prices were certainly higher than the Clark Cooper restaurants that we like. I hope that this restaurant with a neighborhood feeling will get over it's change quickly.

                                                                                                                            31. N

                                                                                                                              Nancy

                                                                                                                              Austin

                                                                                                                              9 reviews

                                                                                                                              4.0

                                                                                                                              9 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on March 31, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                                                                                              The food was good but a bit too expensive for what it was.

                                                                                                                            32. OT

                                                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              6 reviews

                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                              6 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on March 26, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                                              One of the poached eggs we got was waaaaay overpoached... I guess 1/12 is not bas

                                                                                                                            33. CA

                                                                                                                              CynthiaA

                                                                                                                              New York Area

                                                                                                                              6 reviews

                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                              6 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on March 25, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                              Food was delicious as always. All around great service. Ashley is super attentive and friendly. Edward is a great bartender. We just love hunky dory!

                                                                                                                            34. F

                                                                                                                              Foodie

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              100 reviews

                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                              4.0

                                                                                                                              100 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on March 25, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                                                                              Sara, the Assistant Manager was extremely helpful. Saved what might have been a bad experience and made it special. Thank you

                                                                                                                            35. OT

                                                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              4 reviews

                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                              4 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on March 25, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                              We had the best server whose recommendations were all excellent. Manager stopped by at the end to ask about our meal as well. Was given this place as recommendation for an amazing burger and it really was! Plus everything else we tried. Will definitely go back again.

                                                                                                                            36. c

                                                                                                                              christineg

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on March 25, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                              Never disappoints! Lovely meal on the patio with friends.

                                                                                                                            37. R

                                                                                                                              Robin

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              56 reviews

                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                              2.0

                                                                                                                              56 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on March 25, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall2food2service2ambience3

                                                                                                                              We asked for our ribeye steak to be cooked medium with the Bernaise sauce on the side. Instead it was medium rare and completely smothered in sauce which made it impossible to cook some more and left the steak soggy. Brussels sprouts and duck fat potatoes were good while the snap pea salad was delicious. Service was good until it got busy and then our waitress disappeared for twenty minutes leaving us to hunt down another staff member for the check.

                                                                                                                            38. OT

                                                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                              Calgary

                                                                                                                              4 reviews

                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                              3.0

                                                                                                                              4 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on March 24, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall3food1service2ambience5

                                                                                                                              Don't like that the chef and rabbit pudding is gone!!!! bad move.

                                                                                                                            39. j

                                                                                                                              jason

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                              4.0

                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                              Dined on March 24, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                                                                              I hadn't had a cheeseburger in a long time - this one hit the spot!

                                                                                                                            40. HD

                                                                                                                              HappyDiner

                                                                                                                              Houston

                                                                                                                              8 reviews

                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                              2.0

                                                                                                                              8 reviews

                                                                                                                              Dined on March 22, 2017

                                                                                                                              overall2food1service1ambience1

                                                                                                                              SCajun chicken floating in brown water? Political propaganda being hawked in the "Special menu", being called 3 times during the day to ensure we would be there only to be totally ignored when we arrived? We were one of 3 parties there. Don't waste your time, money, or leisure night on this one. Who ever heard of a bar that couldn't fix a Cosmo? Hunky Dory it is NOT.

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