Houston and Galveston Restaurants

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  • 1. Baba Yega Restaurant

    $ | Montrose | Vegetarian

    An excellent choice for vegetarian cuisine, this eclectic bungalow in the Montrose neighborhood serves an avocado-and-mushroom-topped veggie...Read More

  • 2. Chuy's

    $ | River Oaks | American

    Part wacky Tex-Mex restaurant, part shrine to Elvis, dogs, and hubcaps, and part kitschy gift shop, Chuy's is a true Texas original. Always...Read More

  • 3. Dolce Vita

    $ | Montrose | Italian

    For fresh gourmet pizzas and interesting starters, head directly to buzzing Dolce Vita on lower Westheimer's restaurant row. Extremely casual...Read More

  • 4. El Tiempo

    $ | Memorial Park | American

    Wildly popular and wildly good, El Tiempo on Washington (there are other locations on Richmond and Montrose) is the go-to Mexican restaurant...Read More

  • 5. Goode Company Texas Bar-B-Q

    $ | West University | Barbecue

    Down-home Texas barbecue is prepared ranch-style—mesquite-smoked and served with tasty red sauce. Patrons young and old line up on the sidewalk...Read More

  • 6. Irma's

    $ | Downtown | Mexican

    Irma and her family dish out home-style Mexican specialties to a wait-in-line breakfast and lunch crowd (weekdays only) of lawyers, judges,...Read More

  • 7. Mosquito Café

    $ | American

    This popular eatery in Galveston's historic East End serves fresh, contemporary food—including some vegetarian dishes—in a hip, high-ceilinged...Read More

  • 8. Nidda Thai

    $ | Montrose | Thai

    Don't let the strip-center location or the dreary brown-and-grey interior fool you: this may be the best Thai restaurant in Houston. From the...Read More

  • 9. Ninfa's

    $ | East End | American

    The original—and still the best—of the chain, Ninfas on Navigation holds a special place in the hearts of generations of Houstonians. Always...Read More

  • 10. Pronto Cucinino

    $ | Montrose | Italian

    Houston's first family of restaurateurs, the Mandolas, have put their stamp on this casual eatery (they also own Nino's) that offers classic...Read More

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