Sometimes you just don't want to eat ballpark or stadium food when attending a sporting event, and I don't blame you for not wanting to eat a mediocre hot dog piled with chili that will just make your heart burn by the middle of the game.
BBVA Compass Stadium and Minute Maid Park are quite close to one another, so I have created a Top 5 list of places to eat before either game. For any of these places, you can most certainly park your car in the lot at the stadium, then walk to the restaurant.
Here are five places you should catch a bite to eat before and after any game at Minute Maid Park or BBVA Compass Stadium when cheering on your Houston teams.
You definitely can't pass up Irma's Southwest Grill on game day for either the Astros or the Dynamo. It's super close to Minute Maid and it's not terribly far from BBVA Compass Stadium; not to mention it's open three hours before every Astros game for a Home Game Meal. Fill up on classic Mexican dishes such as fajitas, shrimp tacos, homemade pork tamales and Larry's Special, one cheese enchilada, one chicken enchilada and one beef enchilada covered in a chile ancho sauce. Wash it all down with Irma's famous fresh-fruit bottomless lemonade and you're ready to suit up with your team.