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About Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - Houston

Exclusive dining for Houston’s most exclusive village.



Situated in Houston’s affluent Highland Village, our traditional green-and-white steakhouse is more than a neighborhood icon, but one of the most desirable destinations in the Houston steak scene. Seating up to 350 guests and a perfect complement to the upscale shopping retail district, it’s the ultimate atmosphere for luxury dining and drinking.

Highland Village- 4007 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77027
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Wednesday: 11:30am–11:00pm

Thursday through Saturday: 11:30am–1:00am

Sunday: 11:30am–10:00pm

Cross Street:
Drexel

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(713) 621-7555

Website:
http://www.smithandwollensky.com/

Parking Details:
Complimentary Valet

Executive Chef:
Andrew Speziale

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Enhance the ambiance of your event while enjoying our full menu of dry-aged steaks and more in private dining rooms that each offer a uniquely different visual experience. From light and airy rooms for wedding receptions to richly decorated spaces for formal dinners, our private dining facilities offer options as individual as your guests.

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Sunday, December 24, 2017

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Monday, December 25, 2017

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Sunday, December 24, 2017

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Enjoy our Winter Dinner Menu on Christmas Eve, at our iconic setting at Galleria/Highland Village. Try our decadent "Steaks for Two" such as Chateaubriand & Porterhouse, paired with premium wines from our Holiday "Cellar Steals" bottle and by the glass selection.

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

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Enjoy our Winter Menu in the setting of our relaxed and upscale dining rooms. Try our decadent "Steaks for Two" such as Chateaubriand & Porterhouse, paired with premium wines from our Holiday "Cellar Steals" bottle and by the glass selections.

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Daily 12:00PM - 1:00PM

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Private Dining

Smith & Wollensky Houston, described as casual elegance, is divided into intimate dining areas with polished wood floors and brass trim. The various rooms, which are utilized for both a la carte dining and private dining can accommodate from 8-120 guests.

Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - Houston Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.6

service

4.3

ambience

4.3

value

4.2

Noise

Quiet

87% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Anniversaries (15)
Business Meals (12)
Special Occasion (12)
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Good for a Date (11)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Romantic (8)
Good for Groups (8)
Notable Wine List (7)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Scenic View (6)
Authentic (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Worth the Drive (4)
Bar Seating (3)
Casual (3)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Fun (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Comfort Food (2)
Hot Spot (2)
People Watching (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Cozy (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Seasonal (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined 2 days ago

S & W has great steaks and salads, but otherwise, total failure. We ordered a side of mushrooms, that were cut too large and were so rubbery, even our waiter (rarely seen waiter) stated he hears that a lot. Due to the rare visits by our waiter, we got a supervisor/manager to fix our side order of mushrooms, which he promised to rush out.

He “rushed” then out, but we had finished dining 5 minutes earlier. The service was friendly, but embarrassingly bad. From the early “forgetfulness” to bring our wine, to the mushroom travesty, the service just sucked.

Gotta say, the steaks were great, but for $55, I expect a good experience dining, as well as a tasty steak. Lots of places to get a great steak in this town (for that price!), and we’ll be visiting them, and NOT S & W soon.

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 26, 2017

We were there for my daughter's birthday dinner. There was no acknowledgment that it was her birthday at all. While the waiter was attentive, since we've been to a couple of other steak restaurants recently, we were able to compare the difference with the other steak restaurants immediately. In 2 other restaurants, every time someone left the table, a waiter would refold the napkin to place back on the table. At S&W, the waiter merely move the napkin to the side while he brushed off crumbs at the table.

We ordered some appetizers - The beef bacon was divine, the foie gras was... boring and bland. 2 of our 6 steaks were over salted and one was so bad, that my daughter took two bites and ad to stop. Of the 4 sides we ordered, the truffle mac and cheese was the best. It was scrumptious and flavorful. Our other sides of mash potatoes, asparagus and cream spinach were fair. Nothing to write home about. Overall, a little disappointed with our experience.

Tags: Scenic View
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·Dined on November 24, 2017

Had Thanksgiving dinner and it was very disappointing. I’ve eaten at S&W before and always had a great experience but this was not. Service was very slow. Had to ask for status a couple times. Waiter sat a glass of water on the crack between two tables pushed together and spilled a glass of waters. We had to change tables. We were seated in the runway for serving staff. Had a cart they were putting dirty dishes on sitting right next to our table. Really??? Pay $400 for dinner and stair at a cart of dirty dishes half the time. Not good.

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We went for Thanksgiving dinner - the food was very good, the service was impeccable - they did not rush us at all, it wasn't noisy - we could easily hear each other talk. We were always impressed with the bar service - great, friendly bartenders, and we're now also impressed with their table service. This is a neighborhood fav.

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 19, 2017

We recently went to Smith and Wollensky for a Sunday lunch in the bar/patio due to the great weather. This place may not be as trendy as the other steak places, but they never disappoint. The food and service was excellent. We decided to try some different items this time, and all were spot on- beef bacon, steak tartare, and angry shrimp. Of course, the waitstaff are always impeccably mannered. If you haven't been, the more casual seating in the bar/patio area is perfect for weekend bites.

Tags: People Watching, Casual, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Bar Seating
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 15, 2017

The welcome, the food and the service is always excellent and your staff are always extremely accommodating and friendly towards our daughter.
The only issue that we have is the absence of changing tables in the restrooms. This makes changing a child more uncomfortable than necessary and often times will lead to us choosing a different restaurant that does make this inexpensive provision for parents of young children.
Other than that, we throughly enjoyed the experience.

Tags: Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Bar Seating
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

Best bone-in ribeye I’ve ever had Service was awesome

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

Great meal with great service. The bartender was outstanding when asked to make specialty cocktails.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Cozy, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Nice place would visit again. The meal was exceptional. Drinks from the bar just didn't taste right. But overall very nice.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Always nice, however, it is family/kid friendly. Later means less dining company. Staff is always gracious.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on October 14, 2017

They have the BEST chocolate cake!

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·Dined on October 11, 2017

This was our first experience at S&W and it was perfect! One cocktail at the bar turned into a full dinner experience!! Bar man was very knowledgeable and his passion for the quality of the restaurant was on display. Overall our experience was first rate and we will be back.

Tags: Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on September 29, 2017

Very enjoyable and relaxing

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·Dined on September 27, 2017

The food and service was excellent ---I highly recommend this place!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Romantic, Business Meals, Tasting Menu, Good for Groups, Bar Seating
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Increíble que no puedan preparar un gin&tonic y una cuba!! Los regresamos tres veces

Y tuvimos que pararnos para poder ordenar postre!!!!

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·Dined on September 23, 2017

Our waiter, Daniel, was wonderful and made the night very festive and easy!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Business Meals
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on September 19, 2017

Very good - everything we are, from salad to main to coconut cake.

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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Our server was excellent. The food was great. I have never had a bad experience here.

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 (Houston)·Dined on September 3, 2017

The waiter we had on Sunday evening was fabulous! He was very knowledgeable of the menu, made great suggestions, and very warm and welcoming. I do not recall his name, but I would allow him to serve me the next time I go back to the restaurant. He helped us to have a great experience.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on August 20, 2017

The food is always wonderfully prepared, and the service is attentive and professional! We enjoyed a wonderful wine/appetizer pairing to begin our meal, then my husband enjoyed a perfectly cooked, Gongozola crusted steak, while I thoroughly enjoyed crab cakes that were definitely more lump crab than 'cake'. Our meal was made even more pleasant by the ambiance of the 2nd level seating of the enclosed patio(overlooking Highland Village). All in all, a wonderful meal!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 20, 2017

We enjoyed the food at S&W. We both had filet mignon and they were tender and cooked just how we ordered them. The seasonal vegetable was corn with a mixture of Japanese seasonings and it was delicious! The truffle mac and cheese was pretty good as well. My only complaint was that it was freezing in the restaurant.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Staff was great, food was even better.

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on August 15, 2017

We went for restaurant week and the service and food was fabulous!! the manager personally made sure we got what we wanted and the waiter was very attentive. I will go back for lunch and dinner!!!

Tags: Fun, Authentic, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Food and service was fabulous. Children from one table were running wild.

Tags: People Watching, Pre/post Theatre, Casual
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Very slow service

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on August 8, 2017

Long in the tooth decor, too cold, too noisy, mediocre expensive food... not very promising combo

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Bartender was very personable, made the experience that much better.

Tags: Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 6, 2017

In the beginning we had a service that wasn't too friendly but then we switched and Daniel took great care of our table. The food was good but wasn't great! This wasn't my first time here so I know.

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Great restaurant for a special occasion. Celebrated an anniversary here and got a semi private booth. Amazing food. Will be back.

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 6, 2017

My wife and I used to go to Smith & Wollensky on a regular basis when we lived in the area and always had a great experience. Which is why we decided to go back for her birthday and we brought our seven year old son this time. The service was horable and the entree's came before we could even finish our appetizer which we paid $38.00 for. We just felt rushed when they grabbed the crab legs before we were done. My son and I ordered steaks and his was way undercooked and mine was medium instead of medium rare.
I would have said something to our waiter but he didn't show back for more than twenty minutes. It was already after 9:00 PM so we just decided to eat what we had and move on. I mentioned it to one of the managers on the way out.
The funny thing was that the only person who told my wife happy birthday was the hostess.
We spent over $300 and we just thought we would have had better service.
We will not recommend this restaurant to anyone at this time.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (Houston)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Great Service!!!!! Food was just not good. We were very disappointed

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 (Houston)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Always a pleasant experience, food was not quite on point. Service was incredible.

Tags: Romantic, Bar Seating, Disabled Access, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Casual, Sunday Lunch
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Certainly deserves to be in the list of Houston's top steakhouses. I went on a Friday night but the place seemed almost dead. The food was top notch as expected but not as good as I was hoping. For dessert their "Gigantic Chocolate Cake," the gigantic is an understatement.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (Houston)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Amazing experience as always, it's truly a pleasure to come back every time.

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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on July 4, 2017

Awesome meal with great service. The Oysters Rockefeller and Blue Points were fantastic! Try the beef bacon which is to die for....

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 (Houston)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Excellent food, friendly, professional service, wonderful ambiance, and friendly atmosphere. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone who needs a great, upscale place to celebrate a special occasion.

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Paleo Friendly, Special Occasion, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups
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 (Houston)·Dined on July 1, 2017

We were early and seated immediately at 5:30 on a Saturday. The service was slow and I didn't understand that since there were only about 5 tables occupied. We ordered steaks and I ordered a salad. Steaks came out but the waiter forgot to bring me my salad. Amazing since we discussed exactly what I wanted on it. Steaks were cooked to order but had no seasoning or flavor. I will never go back and highly recommend Pappas steakhouse as the best place to get a steak.

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vip
 (México)·Dined on June 30, 2017

The cuts are excellent and everything tasted delicious. Truffled mac & cheese amazing.

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Always reliable and consistent quality. The steaks are great and tasty sides, especially Caesar salad, wolensky salad and hash browns!

Tags: Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List
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