About Willie G's

Known for serving fresh seafood specialties and recognized nationally as one of the top upscale seafood restaurants, Willie G’s has established itself as the premier seafood house in the Houston Galleria area. If you're looking for the freshest Gulf seafood and unsurpassed service, Willie G's is sure to deliver.

Willie G's Seafood, now open at The Post Oak Hotel, is an all-new experience in not only the look and feel of the restaurant but features innovative and fresh menu items to complement our classic favorites. We look forward to serving you at our new location.

1640 W Loop South
Houston, TX 77027
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Saturday 11am -11pm
Sunday 11am - 10:30pm

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

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

Phone Number:
(713) 840-7190

Website:
http://www.williegs.com/postoak/index.asp

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Host your next event at Willie G’s and choose from three elegant private rooms for your special occasion. Our banquet staff will work with you to customize a menu that reflects your taste and accommodates the needs of your guests. Let Willie G's set the stage for the perfect event.

Willie G's Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.3

ambience

4.5

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

85% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (47)
Business Meals (44)
Special Occasion (44)
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Good for Anniversaries (38)
Good for Birthdays (35)
Good for Groups (29)
Romantic (28)
Great for Lunch (26)
Casual (25)
Hot Spot (25)
Bar Seating (24)
Cozy (21)
Worth the Drive (21)
Vibrant Bar Scene (19)
Happy Hour (18)
Notable Wine List (18)
Fun (18)
People Watching (16)
Fit for Foodies (15)
Great for Outdoor Dining (14)
Authentic (13)
Comfort Food (13)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Pre/post Theatre (11)
Sunday Lunch (11)
Great for Brunch (10)
Creative Cuisine (9)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Late-night Find (8)
Healthy (8)
Quick Bite (7)
Scenic View (7)
Seasonal (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Local Ingredients (5)
Live Sports (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Tapas (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Live Music (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Spicy (1)
Vegan (1)
Waterfront (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

Good food and ambience but noise was too loud and had to wait for 15 miniutes to be seated, although we had reservations and was on time.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Houston)·Dined 3 days ago

Having visited the old Willie G's repeatedly during the past, I was very disappointed with the new one. You went from a nice. quiet, pleasant atmosphere with great food to a very loud, raucous and chaotic asylum with great food. Unfortunately, the great food does not make up for the totally miserable "energetic" atmosphere.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Houston)·Dined 3 days ago

Overall the dining experience was good, waitress was decent, food was good however the music was really bizarre and the noise level was too much

Tags: Hot Spot
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·Dined 3 days ago

We were seated promptly and the service was spot on. There is a large variety of menu items and everything we ordered was delicious.

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 (Houston)·Dined 3 days ago

The new Willie G is a very good restaurant but don’t go there expecting any kind of a Louisiana influenced menu. The menu is pretty much the same as you would find at McCormick and Schmick’s, Eddie V’s, or any other top end seafood and steakhouse. The space itself is beautiful and the service is outstanding. I’m going to miss the old Willie G’s! Go to Brennen’s instead if you want the old G’s.

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·Dined 3 days ago

New location is lovely. Spouse and I went for valentine’s day.

Meal - salad dressing was tasty. Thanks for using some dark greens. Nothing irks us more than iceberg lettuce being passed along as healthy greens. Salad was a bit wilted tho and may have been sitting out for a while before it got to us...it was wilted and lukewarm. Food was tasty. Wife ordered the stone crabs claws. She thinks you should add a side or two for the price. The claws seemed small but were tasty. Not all were cracked where she had easy access to the meat so she had to work for it with the cracker that the waiter brought her. My blackened fish was tasty but a little dry. Apple blonde dessert was REALLY delicious!!! Drinks were reasonably priced.

Service- we had Jimmy as our waiter. We really liked him. Very professional, knowledgeable about your menu, prompt, and friendly. He told us about the brunch as well so we may try that one day.

Location-valet parking seemed a must but you should give people a self park option. We didn’t see it but then again that was our first time to the new location. Thank you for taking reservations! The seafood display at the front is a nice touch. Decor and design very nice. Music was way too loud and difficult to have a conversation without having to lean in or speak a little louder than usual. For Valentine’s Day, maybe some more romantic music piping through would have been nicer or balance out the playlist.

Overall pretty good first experience at this location. We would visit again.

Tags: Casual
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 (Mississippi)·Dined 3 days ago

Loved it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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 (Houston)·Dined 4 days ago

645 reservation. Not seated until 745

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·Dined 4 days ago

first visit to this new Willie Gs: beautiful restaurant space, great food, great service. hope to visit again soon.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food
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 (Houston)·Dined 4 days ago

Was a longtime patron of Willie G's...until Landry's entered the picture. Had not gone in years and decided to try the new location. It is lovely and very energetic... our waiter was great...but the food was nothing special.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Houston)·Dined 4 days ago

Love new location. Food was excellent. Our server was polite and informative.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, People Watching, Happy Hour, Hot Spot, Cozy, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 5 days ago

The building and decor are outstanding. Just a beautiful restaurant. Desserts, cocktails and wine was fabulous. Our server was not very good. Our 4 crab claw appetizer took 30 minutes to arrive after ordering - Monday night restaurant was not crowded. My broiled Red Snapper was good, but not better than Babin's - sister restaurant. I left feeling i paid a premium price but didn't receive a premium experience. My guest ordered a Ribeye steak and he had high compliments for the steak!

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·Dined 6 days ago

We enjoyed the entire experience. It was our first time at Willie G's and we will definitely dine there again.

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 (Houston)·Dined 6 days ago

The new location is amazing - gorgeous interior, great service and yummy food!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Fun, Great for Brunch
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 7 days ago

Disappearing Open Table Reservation- How does that happen when you call in to confirm, receive an open table email confirmation and you show up on time? I am perplexed. We were finally seated in the "bar area" 45 minutes later. The food was wonderful and the service from Jonathan was great. The restaurant was extremely busy on Saturday evening but no excuse for a seasoned establishment. First time visit was a disappointment since this was our Valentine dinner all be it, a few days early. We had hoped to avoid the typical mishaps that often occur on Valentines eve but we landed right in the center of disappointment.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Quick Bite, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Scenic View
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 (Houston)·Dined 7 days ago

The service was absolutely terrible. Table was not ready until well passed the reservation time. Rude hostesses. Very bad waitress who was not attentive to our table. Food came out at separate times. Took an unreasonable amount of time to get drinks. Manager was not apologetic and simply said just bear with us. Such a shame it's a beautiful restaurant but I can not remember having such a bad dining experience. Not sure we will be back.

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 (Houston)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Food was fantastic and service was excellent and knowledgeable.

Tags: Cozy, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Romantic
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 (Houston)·Dined on February 10, 2018

The food, ambiance, decor, and service were all great! We were very surprised at how good everything was. My filet was seasoned perfectly and the blackened dungeness crab was awesome. I also highly recommend the generous amount of beignets, with their 3 different dipping sauces.
The one thing that stood out as very poor was the valet service. It was a rainy day and I tried to pull up under the roof at the valet stand, but one of the valets stood in the way. I figured he knew if I was far enough under for the passenger side to be covered, but it was not. My wife had to get the umbrella, open her own door and walk through the rain. If that wasn't enough, when we were leaving, it took about 10 minutes to hand the ticket to someone, even though I was standing there waiving it in the air trying to get someone's attention. The valet then stood behind the valet podium, asked my wife for the ticket, who had to ask me for it after he just walked past me holding the ticket in the air. When our vehicle was being backed out to where we were, it came within 12 inches or so of the other vehicle waiting to leave. That seemed very close considering all the space available. When it stopped, the valet came out, stood at the driver's door, and looked the other direction. No one bothered to open my wife's door, say thanks...nothing. I got in and closed the door with no tip.
I hope the valet team can read this and understand that Applebee's level of service was given, but not a Willie G's/Mastros level of service. Tips are EARNED, not required. Also, the worst part is, this service, though not provided by the restaurant directly, is very reflective on the restaurant and will influence our decision to return.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on February 10, 2018

Willie G's has a different vibe from the old location on Post Oak, just takes getting used to. It was a bit noisy and hard to carry on conversation amongst family. The food and drink were good as usual and I can't wait to visit again.

Tags: Healthy, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Happy Hour, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion
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 (Houston)·Dined on February 10, 2018

There was a bit of a reservation issue at first because more seats were needed than they could accommodate with the online reservation but the onsite manager of the night worked it out. I had the best birthday dinner ever in the private dinner room. The ambiance was fabulous and the restaurant was beautiful. Ryan and Rita were great to us. Thank you for a wonderful evening and superb experience.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Houston)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Food very good. Service very attentive and good. Background music was too loud and made conversation hard to hear.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on February 9, 2018

The gumbo was thin, no bread was offered, the service was good but not up to west loop level, or equal to the prices of the food. The oysters Rockefeller were not crispy on top, and over salted. The main courses were very good. The ambiance was very good. Overall, very good but not top notch.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good for Groups
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 (Houston)·Dined on February 9, 2018

The menu is replete with delicious choices and the service was exceptional but the noise level made it difficult to converse.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Nice decor but restaurant was very drafty and cold. Food was fresh and tasty. Will come back

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 (Houston)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Was there with my 86 year old mother and asked for the quietest spot in the restaurant. They sat us way back in corner of restaurant they had the curtains. Was perfect. Music could have been a little lower, but she did fine. Loved our meal. We all had simply prepared fish and shared the bread pudding for dessert. Was great!

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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 (Houston)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Aniversario

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 (Houston)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Excellent service from entrance to host and wait staff. Everyone was polite and engaging. Timing was great and atmosphere was really fun! I like this location so much better than the old restaurant. Menu was fun and they offered a huge variety. Loved the raw bar selection and BBQ BACON-wrapped shrimp. Would be fun for a happy hour and has a fun patio.

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·Dined on February 6, 2018

Restaurant is new and very nice, but noise level is very very loud with music and open tables

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 (Austin)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Restaurant was great, would like to self park and not valet.

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 (Houston)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Beautiful restaurant, good food. It was a quiet night but it took us over 3 hours to get through dinner because service was so slow. The waiter was nice, but especially with so few people in the restaurant, I think service could have been much more attentive and timely.

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 (Houston)·Dined on February 4, 2018

20 minutes waiting on reserved table. 45 minutes waiting on main courses. Server was good but the problem was definitely in the kitchen.

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 (Houston)·Dined on February 4, 2018

We went to the new Willie G’s to celebrate my husband’s birthday. The place is gorgeous and we were seated almost immediately. The Chilean Sea bass was delicious!! Our server, Tanay (sp) was knowledgeable and she was friendly and even walked us to the bar after dinner so we could have a nightcap. Love this restaurant!

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·Dined on February 4, 2018

Excellent service, great food, friendly & courteous staff.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 4, 2018

All good! Loved it.

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 (Houston)·Dined on February 4, 2018

We had a 6:30 reservation. We arrived and were seated. One of our guest arrived and was sent to the bar and not directed to our table. We had to connect up ourselves. Very disappointing.
We were there last week and excellent services! Three managers came by to see how things were. That was not the experience today. Our waiter was not very attentive. Drinks were often empty. Got our drank wrong to start off with. There were 6 in the party and the main course was very delayed in serving! Definitely not the service we had last week!
Not the same opinion that I had last week.
I will say the food was good!

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on February 4, 2018

This new location is very nice but the service is still very much in soft-opening phase. A reservation noted for a birthday celebration was directed to the bar area of the restaurant rather than the more formal area with white tablecloths on the right. This should be an nuisance for the hosts but apparently it was. The servers seemed very well-intentioned but were definitely not polished: a glass was dropped and shattered right behind one guest in our party, two courses were served to the wrong people, and the tables in the dining room are VERY close together. Waiters and patrons alike were running into one another throughout the evening. Again, the space is very nice, but because of crammed furniture and very loud music, it’s not as enjoyable as it could be.
The menu is also pretty unclear and confusing. The fresh market fish are wonderful options, but flipping between two different menus seems unnecessary.
Would like to return but will wait a while for the restaurant to figure out its own kinks.

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·Dined on February 3, 2018

This place is awesome!
a great place to go and dine and have great conversation with good people.. The waitresses are on point. Love It

Tags: Live Music, Romantic, Bar Seating, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Excellent experience, and a huge evolution from the original Willy G's around the corner.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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·Dined on February 3, 2018

Amazing ambiance, service & food!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

They were a better value before the move. Now the prices are higher but I did not feel that I received anything different in the food. However, I was already in a bad mood when I paid $5.00 for valet parking.

Tags: Special Occasion
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