The Palm Houston

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969 reviews
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Steakhouse
For over 87 years The Palm Restaurant has been renowned for its USDA Prime aged steaks, jumbo Nova Scotia lobsters, family recipe Italian entrées, warm smiles, outstanding service and an atmosphere like nowhere else. Located at 6100 Westheimer, The Palm’s newly revamped Houston location offers seating for more than 300 patrons, extensive private dining options and a beautiful outdoor dining patio.
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SL
Houston
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely perfect, in every way. Service, pace of service, food...all %100 perfect

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JH
Houston
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

They provide a wonderful dining experience. I have always enjoyed my time there and I take guests there often. It’s easy to get to, the parking is great, and they have a covered porte-cochere for raining days.

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 3

Service was great! Food was sub par in my opinion. I asked for a well done steak and it came to me pretty pink and bloody. I didn’t bother to have them correct it, ended up taking it home and broiling it. Lol. That was my first time so I won’t judge too harshly. I’ll give it another try

The Palm Houston
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for stopping by, for enjoying the service and for letting us know about the steak. Next time, promise me you will let me fix the steak for you. Nothing worse than ordering a simple steak temperature and having to cook it yourself later! No way, not at The Palm, let us make it right while you're still here with us and enjoy it with your friends and family. We've been doing this for 93 years as a family-owned company, if we mess up, we need to fix it! :) Leslie Barkley, GM

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TT
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and excellent food selection and preparation!

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OT
Louisville
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Mother’s Day crowd. They were busy but we still had a great experience.

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JO
Houston
16 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always quality food, selection and service. One of the finest dining options available in Houston

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w
Austin
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

May 10, 2019

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AS
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love your special events manager, Lauren! My husband and I visit the Palm often.

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P
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 5

Always a classic, was able to sit in the bar where i didn't feel under dressed.

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MM
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We sat in the bar area so it was quite noisy as expected.

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RS
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a great experience

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Indiana
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Stephanie was outstanding!!

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PM
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 4

Impatient waitstaff.

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OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a wonderful birthday lunch for my hubby. Food was great and the service was awesome!!! Can’t wait to go back !

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M
Houston
54 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

I went there tonight to celebrate my soon to be son in laws birthday, with my daughter and my wife. The server was fine. The drinks took awhile to come which seemed weird since we were there at 6:30 and pretty quiet. I mentioned to our server that we had a birthday and I put that down on open table when I made the reservation. Food was good my my wife’s medium filet was very dry. She requested bernaise which we had to ask for twice. Still her steak was dry she complained and it was taken off the bill. After our dinner we waited while I thought some sort of dessert would come. I wasn’t expecting a freebe however nothing came. All in all just a fair experience and after coming here for years it was well below what I’ve come to expect from the Palm.

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RR
Houston
26 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Tony is a phenomenal waiter.

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GP
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Noisy, but food and service great. Thank you.

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AB
Houston
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went to The Palm to celebrate my husbands birthday. The service was excellent, as always! The food was delicious, as always!

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FO
Houston
46 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Terrific service...our Waiter was awesome!!

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NW
Houston
60 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

The Palm is an old-style chop house with terrific character. The steaks are fantastic, as was the special salad we split and all the sides (garlic mashed potatoes, gorgeous green beans). The wine list--particularly by the glass, is estimable. Service is good, though one of our two waiters was a bit more clued in than the other. But really no complaint.
Compared to Pappas I would say that the Palm is about a half a notch less accomplished overall; comparable food but not anywhere near as polished in service.

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MA
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

THE FOOD WAS AS USUAL VERY GOOD .THE SERVICE WAS NOT UP TO THE PALM'S STANDARD BUT CAN UNDERSTAND THAT YOUR STAFF MAY BE BEHOLDEN TO THE KITCHEN 'S CONTROL AFTER THE RUSH HOUR .

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K
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Birthday for brother

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OT
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was amazing!!!

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We spent each anniversary at The Palm! The food is excellent, and the service is great! Thank you for always exceeding our expectations!

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K
Houston
12 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We got lucky. Friday night and not busy. Thank you Rodeo. We had an exceptional anniversary dinner. From when we walked in the door to when we left it was fun. Everyone was in a great mood and it showed by all the smiles. Great food. Better service. Thank you.

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K
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I have been going to the Houston Palm, and Palms in other cities, for 38 years. We go 2-4 times per year on special occasions. We always order lobsters and while pricey, they are a special treat for us both. Most of our visits to the Palm have been to the Houston location since we are part time residents of Houston. The food and service has always been excellent and we shall continue our tradition of making the Palm our destination restaurant for special occasions.

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J
New York Area
69 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

We had a great server. We like the menu for lunch and the food is always perfect.

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DW
Houston
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 3

I have always LOVED the Palm-but the food was terrible. There were 7 of us and dinner included 2 steaks--they were not edible. Also food was cold and brussel sprouts came instead of spinach. Chips/onions were stale. VERY EXPENSIVE for poor food and they forgot my husbands birthday which I had previously requested. This was a shock as we have been there many times and had excellent food and service. My husband said he would never go back--I would like too as everyone deserves a second chance? Very disappointed!

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C
Houston
16 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Never disappoints. We’ve been coming here for over 15 years with our son for his Birthday and it’s almost tradition now. Great food and excellent service.

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TS
Houston
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great experience, as usual!

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LA
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Palm is a Houston tradition! The staff is always helpful and gracious. The food is very high quality and fresh. Wonderful Lunch options when you don't have time for a huge meal. Hope to go again, very soon! Thanks to everyone at the Palm!
Shelley

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BK
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The GM, Leslie Barkley is a tremendous host, I will go back to the Palm very soon!

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DE
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great staff, great food , highly recommend will definitely be going back

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B
Houston
23 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding food and service. Dino or Tino was our waiter. This is your husband’s choice for every special occasion.

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TD
Houston
10 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Nobody in Houston does lobster like the Palm. Our double steak was perfectly aged and cooked. Their take on potatoes is also as good as anything in town( tha hash browns and half &half ) and the NY cheesecake truely authentic. This place is like Carrabba’s- they do everything very well for the right price and our expert food critics don’t notice or don’t understand.

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ET
Dallas
30 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Just a wonderful experience, food was outstanding and did not disappoint.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Been to multiple Palms around the country and Houston was just as good.

It will be on our rotation of places to go

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LK
Houston
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

I thought my steak was great! But my wife's was a little overcooked! She was disappointed
A bit pricey as well!

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CP
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Valentines Day !!!

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C
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service. Surf and turf is a must. The Bolonegse is excellent as well.
Good wine selection and bar!
CM

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