Ritual

4.6
741 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Top Tags:
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
Ken Bridge, owner of Delicious Concepts created Ritual, a restaurant designed to be a model of sustainability. Ritual is bound by its’ Texas roots and boundary breaking in its’ presentation of New Gulf Coast Cuisine. It’s extensive list of Butcher Cuts & Dry Aged Beef boasts the best quality of meat featured in the most sustainable program in Houston. A delicately curated beer and wine list compliments the local flavors emphasized on the menu. Ritual is now available to book for events, parties, and more!

From 3 until 5 p.m. every day, Ritual has a limited dining menu available. Please join us for Happy Hour 3-6 p.m. Monday through Friday for incredible drink specials on beer, wine & cocktails!

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Comfort Food, Southern
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Hours of operation
Daily: Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Daily: Friday: 11:00am - 11:00pm
Daily: Saturday: 10:00am-11:00pm
Daily: Sunday: 10am - 10pm
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Phone number
(832) 203-5180
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Cross street
White Oak Drive
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine
What 741 People Are Saying
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OT
Houston
18 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Great brunch with friends! Even brought our kid and Jimmy was great. Great drinks, especially the Manga, and love the extended brunch menu. As always love the hush puppies

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DM
Houston
9 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Huge portions of very tasty food. Noise level was excessive. My only real complaint was the wines by the glass. Very poor selection.

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RM
Houston
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was fantastic. Our waitress was attentive but not over bearing. We had the porterhouse and it was fantastic. Our side of Mac and cheese was also to do for. Was a great spot for date night.

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N
New Orleans
20 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 2

Very disappointing. Service was awful. Hushpuppies were raw. Other food was mediocre.

Drinks are good. Management does seem concerned - replied to my yelp review. Will potentially give them a shot for drinks/happy hour/near by events, but will not attempt to dine in again.

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MH
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was my boyfriend and I’s first time eating here, and we were definitely not disappointed! We went for brunch on Saturday and everything was amazing. We ordered the stockyard hash that was recommended by our waiter, Russell, and the CFS omelet. We will definitely come back!!

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JH
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Overall it was good and the food and service were good. It’s definitely not a place to go if you are looking for something light as most of the menu items are very robust and big. Not a bad thing, but good to know going in

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OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We really enjoyed having Russell as our waiter. He was friendly and attentive. It was our first time dining here, and we’re looking forward to our next visit!

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HB
Houston
45 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

We had a lovely lunch. The roughage salad with fried oysters and the campechana(could have a bit less sweet to it). Look forward to going back

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J
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 4

food was over priced and was not cooked to order the first time.

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CD
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great ambience and creative menu. Everything was fresh and amazing flavor. Well worth the trip.

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OT
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, amazing service, and wonderful atmosphere!

Tip though, maybe leave a note telling you how to work the sinks in the bathroom!!! ;)

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Z
Houston
27 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

Tried this place for Saturday brunch. Food OK but nothing special. Had the chicken and waffle. Waffle dry and slightly burned. Chicken was so spicy couldn’t eat but a few bites. There are much better brunch places!

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DS
Houston
15 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent as always. Gets noisy but the food makes it worth the noise.

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P
Houston
19 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 3

The waiter was slow but the food and the atmosphere was good.

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CA
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

First time customers, great service, great food. Definitely will be a repeat customer.

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MC
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The homemade batter to make the waffles was impeccable. Hands down, the best waffles I’ve ever eaten . Fried chicken was excellent too.

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LW
Austin
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The atmosphere was fantastic, service was incredible and enjoyed the overall experience!

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TF
Houston
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

the good:
- sourdough hush puppies - a must!
- extensive wine list - picked a good and robust rioja (izarbe reserva 2008) pairs great with the meat
- jerry, our server was very knowledgeable and excellent
- veggie plate for her was well done!
- cast iron ribeye - to die for!!

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EF
Houston
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The waiter was awesome, she recommended great eats and the cocktail was a hit. Glad my friend suggested.

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OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Came here for my birthday. The staff was very accommodating and the food was amazing

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OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The atmosphere is fantastic. The food is so yummy. I feel like I’m transported back into time and experiencing another world. The food is so fresh and you can tell they really care about your experience.

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TW
Houston
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Skirt Steak Chicken Fried Steak with Kielbasa Cream Gravy was spectacular, as is the hearty Mac & Cheese! 😋

John Russell did a great job taking care of us! 🤗

Don't miss the Clever Bathroom Sink Design...

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FH
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Truly one of the top places to have a awesome brunch.

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OT
Oklahoma City
7 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husband had the porkchop and I had the angry bird. Big portions and very tasty without being overly salty. We both sashayed over to the butcher's window and watched him do his thing. I think it's the only time we've actually seen THE butcher cut a steak for someone. He was very skilled. Server recommended a champagne cocktail which was delish while my hubby tried a new beer-many, many to choose from.

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A
Dallas
7 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Enjoyed brunch for a business appointment - food and service was great! Atmosphere was energetic, verging on loud. Overall, I enjoyed it and would return.

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OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and menu! Will definitely be back for brunch! Cool atmosphere but pretty loud for dinner.

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MJ
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

I booked Ritual as my boyfriend and I were celebrating his birthday and our one year anniversary. I made our reservation a week in advance with a few notes letting them know of these things. Upon arrival we were swiftly seated in a loud table in the bar near the raw bar- not outdoor seating as I had requested- but as it was hot outside so we didn't mind-though it was way to loud inside to actually hold a conversation over dinner- so we would have appreciated being asked if it was going to okay, or given another option. Our server was talkative and very friendly, his knowledge of the menu was extensive which was awesome. We ordered an appetizer to share and two entrees- the duck and the death by gumbo, which was WAY too much food for one person. I wished that he would have been more transparent with amount of food it was. Overall, we will definitely return and recommend this place to our friends for just a fun night out for dinner. (though- not for a special occasion- because you only get one chance to impress for special occasions- and unfortunately opportunity to awe was missed this go around)

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RR
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great menu with a lot of imaginative choices. Quick service. Had a great experience.

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OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Visited for a lunch. The food is amazing. I will be recommending this restaurant to friends.

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LD
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First visit- good food! Enjoyed the cast iron chicken sandwich and fries- yum! Not a fan of Pimento Cheese but it was good.

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OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was exceptional!!

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Houston
6 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Overall experience was great!! I was somewhat disappointed in the Boudin Corndogs, the first order was cold in the middle and the second order was a little warmer. I would highly recommend the ”Ritual Burger” it was very good! The service was descent and free valet parking!

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RH
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beef short rib was one of the best I ve had. Will return no doubt, also Landry was so nice and personable and made our visit to Ritual a great dining experience.

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JA
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 1

Steak portions are very small, not bad not good but definitely not worth the money or the drive. My plate was fried soft shell crab, I couldn’t even find and crab in there. Only thing I was able to eat was the 4 shrimp on the plate. They were kind enough to take it off but the meal was still $60 for a glass of wine and a steak the size of a golf ball. Extremely disappointed and will not be going there again.

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k
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Brunch on the weekends is great - so many options!

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CB
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

We had heard some very positive comments and were disappointed. The angry bird chicken was very little chicken and more very crunchy crust that was extra spicy. The horseradish for the oysters was very heavy on black pepper as was the mac & cheese. The gumbo was positive for both that had a bowl. The duck was ok but nothing special.

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RR
Dallas
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great brunch and great music!

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KA
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing as always! Great food. Large portions!

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R
Houston
12 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

Wanted to love the food, had old favorites with a twist. However, it just wasn't executed well.

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food. You are missing out, if you don't order biscuits.

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