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Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen
Kenny & Ziggy's in the Galleria area serves pastrami sandwiches the size of a standard poodle.
Christie’s Seafood & Steaks
Christie’s has been serving up seafood, steaks, and fat Gulf oysters in the Galleria area for over 100 years.
Brennan’s Of Houston
Brennan's is an upscale, classic Creole restaurant in Midtown with New Orleans vibes.
Cream Burger has been serving tasty burgers, chili cheese hotdogs, fries, and incredible pineapple milkshakes in the Third Ward since 1961.
The Original Ninfa’s On Navigation
Open since 1973, The Original Ninfa’s On Navigation in the East End is a cornerstone of Tex-Mex history.
Head to Huynh, which is just east of downtown, for a lunch of Vietnamese classics like pho, vermicelli bowls, and banh cuon.
Reggae Hut is a cozy spot in the Third Ward that has been serving Caribbean dishes for the last 25 years.
Crawfish & Noodles
Crawfish & Noodles is a Viet-Cajun classic in Chinatown.
Molina’s Cantina in Bellaire is the oldest continually operating Tex-Mex restaurant in Houston.
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse
Pappas Bros. is a classic steakhouse in downtown Houston.
Houston This Is It Soul Food
A dependable spot for classic Southern comfort food, Houston This Is It Soul Food has been in the Third Ward since 1959.
Phở Bình Trailer
The Vietnamese spot Phở Bình Trailer in Pearland sets the bar for great phở.
Ray’s Real Pit BBQ Shack
Around since 1984, Ray’s Real Pit BBQ Shack is the spot to go in the Third Ward for consistent barbecue.