Relish Restaurant and Bar

4.8
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350 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American

Relish Restaurant & Bar is a neighborhood eatery serving up classic American food with Mediterranean influences. At Relish, we aim to create an environment where absolute guest satisfaction is our highest priority. Through a shared commitment to excellence, we are dedicated to the uncompromising quality of our food, service, and people, while taking exceptional care of our guests and staff. We simply believe food should be uncomplicated, delicious and something to be relished!

What 350 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.6
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipTrippC
Houston
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience. Great food and service.

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vipKimberlyP
Houston
17 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

WE had a lovely meal, lots of distance between tables, delicious food, excellent service. A fun time way from the house!!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Always yummy

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Quaint little neighborhood spot with a flair for traditional southern food. Logan took excellent care of us and provided excellent service. Even on the patio my water was never empty, that's a sign of great customer service.

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ShawnE
Houston
7 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The deviled eggs were on the house because our reserved outside seating was full at the time. The bar is well stocked, and the staff is extremely helpful. Would recommend for a date night or casual dinner

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vipRobinA
New Mexico
41 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We absolutely love this place and have never been disappointed with our meals. Service is always really good as well.

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vipSUSIED
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sat outside
It was delicious and delightful!

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vipWhimsey
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic!

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vipSharonS
Houston
18 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Best crab cakes ever!

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zedslaw
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really nice outside. Very good service. The food was solid. The dessert was awesome. The persons we took asked if we could take them back. Only note I will make is that they had good and decent wine/beer etc choices, but the menu in that area is very adequate but not deep. This was fine with us, but just wanted to note this. Lots of very good cocktails.

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vipSteveC
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great! Service kind and friendly. Its a blessing to have a neighborhood eatery like Relish. I diet and usually eat light and clean food. I had the salmon which was perfect. Left feeling light and satisfied.

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vipJohnL
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great spot!
If you haven’t tried it yet, you are missing out
Charcuterie board and fried okra at the same place and both are excellent.
Try it!

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vipMikeM
Houston
30 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our Server Aliaksei was excellent! we asked for him when we arrived because he was so helpful and attentive the last time we visited.
Thank you

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vipKath
Houston
28 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Relish always delivers on food and service! Local owners and dedicated team. Different experiences but good for both lunch (counter service) and dinner.

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MimiE
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely excellent experience in all ways. The server was very helpful and the restaurant was extremely COVID friendly with masks present and very clean. I will be back very soon and highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Food is always great here!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
12 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal and service.

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vipWestUGuy
Houston
37 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Always a winning experience here like a favorite neighborhood bistro. Bar selections are creative and service is over the top. Wait staff are friendly and knowledgeable and menu has lots to please everyone.

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Tjl1
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had dinner with friends to celebrate the end of lockdown.
The tables were safely distanced, the service attentive and helpful. The atmosphere perfect for a good talk with friends over food and wine.

I had a crisp strawberry salad to start and a totally delicious snapper puttanesca as my main course.

It was a real pleasure to be back.

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vipLaurenH
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went to Relish for a birthday dinner with a group of friends. We had amazing service and enjoyed our dinner!

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vipScottK
Houston
32 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and beautiful presentation. Our table of 6 were all happy campers.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
20 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Lovely meal with friends. Very accommodating staff.

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vipMelM
Houston
22 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was absolutely delicious.

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Tjl1
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Well-prepared dishes nicely presented. Very pleasant and attentive service. Lively bar scene but not too noisy. Attractive décor and ambience.

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HenleyTex
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This was our first time at Relish and found it to be very good. Service was prompt. The food was good. We had a very nice meal for the money spent

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vipfatendo
Houston
116 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Relish is good for lunch, but I expected more for dinner. We ordered a bottle of wine, but the waiter didn't know that they didn't have any more. We ordered a different bottle, but he should have known more. Also, when I cut into one of my pieces of fried chicken, it was bloody uncooked. He took it back and brought me another piece. The knowledge and service was like that of an upscale diner. The are trying, but have a way to go.
I did like the menu, however, and will return.

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vipZeezee
Houston
69 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and great service at dinner. Nice craft drinks.

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SUSU
Houston
9 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The menu choices are much to our liking.
Lovely gentleman/chef/owner is very engaging even when busy. Love this restaurant.
We will be back often!!

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HeatherM
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service, wine and food were excellent! All the staff were extremely friendly!

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JGM25
Houston
10 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

The food was outstanding, the service seemed a little bogged down but it was Valentines Day evening. Very nice, lounge-esque ambiance. Very much recommended.

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LouisG
Houston
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere and great food

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CarlosG
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

We had Valentine's Dinner at Relish and it was amazing. We liked that they had a full menu, because other restaurants will have a limited menu on Valentine's Day. Also the pricing was very reasonable.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Went here for valentine day. Had an excellent bottle of wine - Austin Hope. The cheese board was good. The lamb meatballs were good. The chicken wings were ok.

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OpenTable Diner
Nashville
2 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food with great service and atmosphere. Will definitely be back

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vipeatsoutoften
Houston
89 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Many visits, many good meals. Both lunch and dinner.

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vipConrad
Houston
63 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always friendly service and good food. Owner always on site making sure everyone taken care of.

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vipBrucie
Houston
21 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

As always wonderful food. Everyone loved their dishes.

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vipJojo
Houston
37 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Overall very solid, pasta dish could have been much more flavorful.

Hangar steak was decent, flounder was excellent.

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vipJasonA
Houston
56 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good food, great service

JG
vipJGY11
Houston
9 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food always good. Friendly service

FAQs

Relish Restaurant and Bar offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (713) 599-1960.

Relish Restaurant and Bar is rated 4.8 stars by 350 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.