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Artista

800 Bagby, Ste. 400 Houston, TX 77002 | Downtown/ Midtown | 713-278-4782

Location Description:

This has to be one of the most beautiful restaurants in Houston, with one of the best views of downtown. And the food is spectacular. Since it is on the second floor of the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, the menu has a performance art theme, divided into "acts." Standout dishes include Peruvian lobster bisque, crispy soft-shell crawfish taquitos and the signature churrasco steak. The tres leches is one of the best in town.


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Details

  • Cuisine(s): South American
  • Hours: During Performances: Mon 11am-2pm, Tue-Fri 11am-9pm, Sat-Sun 12pm-9pm Non-Performance Days: Mon-Tue 11am-2pm, Wed-Fri 11am-9pm, Sat 5pm-9pm
  • Price: $$, $$$
  • Serving: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted, Highly Recommended
  • Parking: Garage, Valet
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Attire: Business casual
  • Features: Delivery, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout

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