Underbelly

1100 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77006
713-528-9800
Critics' Pick
Best Of

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  • Mon-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri 11am-11pm, Sat 5pm-11pm
  • $$$
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Street Parking, Valet Parking
  • Reservations Accepted
Chef Chris Shepherd's first restaurant of his very own made Time's list of places to eat before the Armageddon hits – before Underbelly was even open in Montrose. Billed as "the story of Houston food," Shepherd's menu is heavy on the Mexican, Vietnamese, Korean and other ethnic influences that have shaped Houston's food scene in the last generation. It's heavy on meat, too, as befitting a chef known for his charcuterie. Lunch is quiet and the wood-toned wine bar inviting after work, but dinner services are consistently packed.

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