Food and Drink In The Neighborhood
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Best African Restaurant (2021 Readers' Choice)
ZOA Moroccan Kitchen
Best Bakery (2021 Readers' Choice)
El Bolillo Bakery
Best Bar (2021 Readers' Choice)
Anvil Bar & Refuge
Best Bar Patio (2021 Readers' Choice)
Axelrad Beer Garden
Best Barbecue - Overall (2021 Readers' Choice)
The Pit Room
Best BBQ Brisket (2021 Readers' Choice)
Pinkerton's Barbecue
Best BBQ Ribs (2021 Readers' Choice)
Truth BBQ
Best BBQ Sausage (2021 Readers' Choice)
Goode Company BBQ
Best Beer List (2021 Readers' Choice)
Heights Bier Garten
Best Boba/Bubble Tea (2021 Readers' Choice)
The Teahouse
Best Bottle Service (2021 Readers' Choice)
77 Degrees
Best Breakfast (2021 Readers' Choice)
The Breakfast Klub
Best Breakfast Taco (2021 Readers' Choice)
Tacos A Go Go
Best Brewery (2021 Readers' Choice)
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Best Brunch (2021 Readers' Choice)
Hugo's
Best Burger (2021 Readers' Choice)
FM Kitchen & Bar
Best Chinese Restaurant (2021 Readers' Choice)
Mala Sichuan Bistro
Best Comfort Food (2021 Readers' Choice)
Lucille's
Best Crawfish (2021 Readers' Choice)
Ragin' Cajun
Best Deli (2021 Readers' Choice)
Kenny & Ziggy's New York Delicatessen
Best Dessert (2021 Readers' Choice)
The Chocolate Bar
Best Dim Sum (2021 Readers' Choice)
Fung's Kitchen
Best Doughnuts (2021 Readers' Choice)
Shipley Do-Nuts
Best Family-Friendly Restaurant (2021 Readers' Choice)
Barnaby's Cafe
Best Fine Dining Restaurant (2021 Readers' Choice)
Nobie's
Best Fried Chicken (2021 Readers' Choice)
Frenchy's Chicken
Best Greek Restaurant (2021 Readers' Choice)
Niko Niko's
Best Honduran Restaurant (2021 Readers' Choice)
Mi Bella Honduras Restaurant
Best Indian Restaurant (2021 Readers' Choice)
Shiva Indian Restaurant
Best Italian Restaurant (2021 Readers' Choice)
Coltivare
Best Japanese Restaurant (2021 Readers' Choice)
Shun
Best Kolache (2021 Readers' Choice)
Kolache Shoppe
Best Korean Restaurant (2021 Readers' Choice)
Seoul Garden
Best Late Night Restaurant (2021 Readers' Choice)
House of Pies
Best Local Distillery (2021 Readers' Choice)
8th Wonder Distillery
Best Margaritas (2021 Readers' Choice)
El Tiempo Cantina
Best Mediterranean Restaurant (2021 Readers' Choice)
Fadi's Eatery
Best Mexican Restaurant (2021 Readers' Choice)
Hugo's
Best New Restaurant (2021 Readers' Choice)
Le Jardinier
Best Pizza (2021 Readers' Choice)
Star Pizza
Best Poke (2021 Readers' Choice)
Ono Poke
Best Restaurant (2021 Readers' Choice)
Nancy's Hustle
Best Salvadoran Restaurant (2021 Readers' Choice)
Mama Rosa's Pupuseria
Best Sandwich Shop (2021 Readers' Choice)
Kenny & Ziggy's New York Delicatessen
Best Seafood (2021 Readers' Choice)
Mambo Seafood
Best Secret Menu (2021 Readers' Choice)
Torchy's Tacos
Best Sports Bar (2021 Readers' Choice)
Little Woodrow's
Best Steak Night (2021 Readers' Choice)
Moon Tower Inn
Best Steakhouse (2021 Readers' Choice)
Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse
Best Sushi (2021 Readers' Choice)
Uchi
Best Taco (2021 Readers' Choice)
Tacos A Go Go
Best Tamales (2021 Readers' Choice)
Arnaldo Richards' Picos Restaurant
Best Tex-Mex Restaurant (2021 Readers' Choice)
The Original Ninfa's on Navigation
Best Thai Restaurant (2021 Readers' Choice)
Thai Cottage
Best Vegan Restaurant (2021 Readers' Choice)
Verdine
Best Vegetarian Restaurant (2021 Readers' Choice)
Flower Child
Best Vietnamese Restaurant (2021 Readers' Choice)
Roostar Vietnamese Grill
Best Wine List (2021 Readers' Choice)
13 Celsius
Best Wings (2021 Readers' Choice)
Pluckers Wing Bar


The best brunch, happy hour, restaurant, take-out, and coffee shop in your neighborhood!

Midtown/Downtown

Best Brunch - Midtown/Downtown (2021 Readers' Choice)
Weights + Measures
2808 Caroline St, Houston, TX 77004
Best Coffee Shop - Midtown/Downtown (2021 Readers' Choice)
CoCo Crêpes, Waffles & Coffee
218 Gray St Suite A, Houston, TX 77002
Best Happy Hour - Midtown/Downtown (2021 Readers' Choice)
Holman Draft Hall
820 Holman St, Houston, TX 77002
Best Restaurant - Midtown/Downtown (2021 Readers' Choice)
Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse
Best Takeout - Midtown/Downtown (2021 Readers' Choice)
The Gypsy Poet
2404 Austin St, Houston, TX 77004

Montrose

Best Brunch - Montrose (2021 Readers' Choice)
Hugo's
1600 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006
Best Coffee Shop - Montrose (2021 Readers' Choice)
FIX Coffeebar
415 Westheimer Rd #101, Houston, TX 77006
Best Happy Hour - Montrose (2021 Readers' Choice)
Bar Boheme
307 Fairview St, Houston, TX 77006
Best Restaurant - Montrose (2021 Readers' Choice)
Georgia James
1100 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006
Best Takeout - Montrose(2021 Readers' Choice)
Velvet Taco
907 Westheimer Rd Ste A, Houston, TX 77006

Eado/East End

Best Brunch - Eado/East End (2021 Readers' Choice)
The Original Ninfa's on Navigation
2704 Navigation Blvd, Houston, TX 77003
Best Coffee Shop - Eado/East End (2021 Readers' Choice)
Tout Suite
2001 Commerce St, Houston, TX 77002
Best Happy Hour - Eado/East End (2021 Readers' Choice)
Little Woodrow's
2019 Walker St, Houston, TX 77003
Best Restaurant - Eado/East End (2021 Readers' Choice)
Tiny Champions
2617 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77003
Best Takeout - Eado/East End (2021 Readers' Choice)
Brothers Taco House
1604 Emancipation Ave, Houston, TX 77003

Heights/Washington

Best Brunch - Heights/Washington (2021 Readers' Choice)
Onion Creek Coffee House, Bar and Lounge
3106 White Oak Dr, Houston, TX 77007
Best Coffee Shop - Heights/Washington (2021 Readers' Choice)
Catalina Coffee
2201 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007
Best Happy Hour - Heights/Washington (2021 Readers' Choice)
Better Luck Tomorrow
544 Yale St, Houston, TX 77007
Best Restaurant - Heights/Washington (2021 Readers' Choice)
Coltivare
3320 White Oak Dr, Houston, TX 77007
Best Takeout - Heights/Washington (2021 Readers' Choice)
The Rice Box
300 W 20th St, Houston, TX 77008

Medical Center /Museum District

Best Brunch - Medical Center/Museum District (2021 Readers' Choice)
Lucille’s
5512 La Branch St, Houston, TX 77004
Best Coffee Shop - Medical Center/Museum District (2021 Readers' Choice)
Urban Brew
1815 Cleburne St Suite E, Houston, TX 77004
Best Happy Hour - Medical Center/Museum District (2021 Readers' Choice)
Grand Prize
1010 Banks St, Houston, TX 77006
Best Restaurant - Medical Center/Museum District (2021 Readers' Choice)
MF Sushi
1401 Binz St #100, Houston, TX 77004
Best Takeout - Medical Center/Museum District (2021 Readers' Choice)
M&M Grill
6921 Almeda Rd, Houston, TX 77021

Galleria

Best Brunch - Galleria (2021 Readers' Choice)
Caracol Restaurant
2200 Post Oak Blvd #160, Houston, TX 77056
Best Coffee Shop - Galleria (2021 Readers' Choice)
Clutch City Coffee
4733 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77027
Best Happy Hour - Galleria (2021 Readers' Choice)
Blanco Tacos + Tequila
5115 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056
Best Restaurant - Galleria (2021 Readers' Choice)
Caracol Restaurant
2200 Post Oak Blvd #160, Houston, TX 77056
Best Takeout - Galleria (2021 Readers' Choice)
The Cheesecake Factory
5015 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056

Upper Kirby/River Oaks/Greenway Plaza

Best Brunch - Upper Kirby/River Oaks/Greenway Plaza (2021 Readers' Choice)
Piggy's Kitchen & Bar
3412 W Lamar St, Houston, TX 77019
Best Coffee Shop - Upper Kirby/River Oaks/Greenway Plaza (2021 Readers' Choice)
Slowpokes
2925 Richmond Ave #120, Houston, TX 77098
Best Happy Hour - Upper Kirby/River Oaks/Greenway Plaza (2021 Readers' Choice)
a'Bouzy
2300 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098
Best Restaurant - Upper Kirby/River Oaks/Greenway Plaza (2021 Readers' Choice)
State of Grace
3258 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098
Best Takeout - Upper Kirby/River Oaks/Greenway Plaza (2021 Readers' Choice)
Hobbit Cafe
2243 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77098

West U/Rice Village

Best Brunch - West U/Rice Village (2021 Readers' Choice)
Tinys No. 5
3636 Rice Boulevard West University Place, Houston, TX 77005
Best Coffee Shop - West U/Rice Village (2021 Readers' Choice)
Cavo
2617 Bissonnet St #101, Houston, TX 77005
Best Happy Hour - West U/Rice Village (2021 Readers' Choice)
Under the Volcano
2349 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005
Best Restaurant - West U/Rice Village (2021 Readers' Choice)
Coppa Osteria
5210 Morningside Dr, Houston, TX 77005
Best Takeout - West U/Rice Village (2021 Readers' Choice)
Local Foods
2424 Dunstan Rd, Houston, TX 77005

Spring Branch/Memorial

Best Brunch - Spring Branch/Memorial (2021 Readers' Choice)
State Fare Kitchen & Bar
947 Gessner Rd Suite B- 190, Houston, TX 77024
Best Coffee Shop - Spring Branch/Memorial (2021 Readers' Choice)
Buzz n Bites
1444 Blalock Rd Ste G, Houston, TX 77055
Best Happy Hour - Spring Branch/Memorial (2021 Readers' Choice)
Yard House
800 Sorella Ct Space 116, Houston, TX 77024
Best Restaurant - Spring Branch/Memorial (2021 Readers' Choice)
Jonathan's The Rub at Campbell Place
9090 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX 77024
Best Takeout - Spring Branch/Memorial (2021 Readers' Choice)
Niko Niko's
1040 W Sam Houston Pkwy N, Houston, TX 77043

Beyond the Beltway

Best Brunch - Beyond the Beltway (2021 Readers' Choice)
The Toasted Yolk Cafe
Multiple Locations
Best Coffee Shop - Beyond the Beltway (2021 Readers' Choice)
The Coffee Barr
1933 East Ave, Katy, TX 77493
Best Happy Hour - Beyond the Beltway (2021 Readers' Choice)
Ambriza
10115 Louetta Rd Suite 400, Houston, TX 77070
Best Restaurant - Beyond the Beltway (2021 Readers' Choice)
Tris
24 Waterway Ave #125, The Woodlands, TX 77380
Best Takeout - Beyond the Beltway (2021 Readers' Choice)
Taquerias Arandas
Multiple Locations


2021 Best of Houston® Readers Choice Winners: Shopping & Services

Best Adult Shop (2021 Readers' Choice)
Erotic Cabaret Boutique
Best Apartments (2021 Readers' Choice)
The Rice Apartments
Best Audiologist (2021 Readers' Choice)
Memorial Hearing
Best Auto Dealer (2021 Readers' Choice)
Sterling McCall Acura
Best Barber Shop (2021 Readers' Choice)
Cutthroat
Best Bike Shop (2021 Readers' Choice)
Bike Barn
Best Bookstore (2021 Readers' Choice)
Brazos Bookstore
Best CBD Shop (2021 Readers' Choice)
Elevated Wellness CBD
Best Chiropractor (2021 Readers' Choice)
The Joint Chiropractic
Best Delivery Service (2021 Readers' Choice)
Uber Eats
Best Dentist (2021 Readers' Choice)
Dr. Dale J. Brant; Ingenious Dentistry
Best Dermatologist (2021 Readers' Choice)
Houston Institute of Dermatology
Best Farmer's Market (2021 Readers' Choice)
Heights Mercantile Farmer's Market
Best Furniture Store (2021 Readers' Choice)
Gallery Furniture
Best Garden Center (2021 Readers' Choice)
Buchanan's Native Plants
Best Gift Shop (2021 Readers' Choice)
Space Montrose
Best Grocery Store (2021 Readers' Choice)
H-E-B
Best Gym (2021 Readers' Choice)
Timberline Fitness Studio
Best Hair Salon (2021 Readers' Choice)
The Upper Hand Salon
Best Hospital (2021 Readers' Choice)
Houston Methodist Hospital
Best HVAC Company (2021 Readers' Choice)
Village Plumbing & Air
Best Lash Studio (2021 Readers' Choice)
Wink Lash Bar
Best Law Firm (2021 Readers' Choice)
Tyler Flood & Associates, Inc.
Best Liquor Store (2021 Readers' Choice)
Spec's Wine, Spirits & Finer Foods
Best Med Spa (2021 Readers' Choice)
Body Envy
Best Optometrist (2021 Readers' Choice)
Dr. Faheem Inayatali of the Eye Center of Houston and Dry Eye & Specialty Center
Best Pawn Shop (2021 Readers' Choice)
Wright Pawn & Jewelry
Best Pest Control (2021 Readers' Choice)
John Moore Services
Best Pet Store (2021 Readers' Choice)
Natural Pawz
Best Pilates (2021 Readers' Choice)
713 Pilates
Best Place for Plastic Surgery (2021 Readers' Choice)
Dr. Michael J. Streitmann, MD
Best Plumber (2021 Readers' Choice)
Village Plumbing & Air
Best Real Estate Company (2021 Readers' Choice)
Norhill Realty
Best Roofing Company (2021 Readers' Choice)
Amstill Roofing
Best Spa (2021 Readers' Choice)
Bare Necessities Spa & Boutique
Best Spin/Cycle Studio (2021 Readers' Choice)
RYDE
Best Sporting Goods Store (2021 Readers' Choice)
Sun & Ski Sports
Best Urgent Care/Emergency Room (2021 Readers' Choice)
SignatureCare Emergency Center
Best Vape Shop (2021 Readers' Choice)
Rock N Roll It
Best Vet (2021 Readers' Choice)
Montrose Veterinary Clinic
Best Yoga (2021 Readers' Choice)
Black Swan Yoga