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The Best Restaurants in Houston

Hugo's in Houston is a dining destination worth seeking out for its Mexican food

Houston’s dining scene presents a wide range of restaurants, from first-rate steakhouses to top Mexican restaurants to innovative Asian-inspired eateries. Whether you are looking for the highest-rated Houston restaurants when it comes to food, or the most romantic, or the best brunch, you can follow these top 10 Houston restaurant lists. Here you can discover the best restaurants in Houston in a variety of categories.

TOP 10 HOUSTON RESTAURANT LISTS

Find the best steakhouses in Houston, such as Killen's Steakhouse

American

Brunch

Food Ratings

French

Happy Hour

Italian

Kid-Friendly

Outdoor Dining

Seafood

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Steakhouses

Thanksgiving

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Wine List


BEST HOUSTON RESTAURANTS BY CATEGORY

Enjoy a romantic dinner at Mark's American Cuisine in Houston
With so many great restaurants in Houston, it can be difficult to narrow a list down to just 10 restaurants to be featured in a particular culinary category. These lists below offer more suggestions for the best seafood, steakhouses and more.

Barbecue

Breakfast

Cheap Eats

Heart-Healthy

Kid-Friendly

Outdoor Dining

Romantic

Seafood

Steakhouses

Value Restaurants


BEST HOUSTON HOLIDAY RESTAURANTS

GAYOT has you covered for the holidays with ideas on where to dine out for Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve in Houston. Find out where to take that special someone for a romantic meal on Valentine's Day.

Easter Brunch

Mother's Day

New Year's Eve

St. Patrick's Day

Thanksgiving

Valentine's Day


RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.