Restaurants I like in Houston

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International Food

  • Styles labeled with a star (“*”) were endorsement by people of that country/region of origin. Omitted for Chinese food.
  • The list is not exhaustive and will be updated (in)frequently.
RestaurantRecommeded DishesStyleRegionAddress
Cơm Gà HoustonSpecial Rice & ChickenVietnameseLittle Saigon11403 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77072
DakaoPho GaVietnameseLittle Saigon11778 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77072
Bún Bò Huế Đức Chương MidniteBún Bò HuếVietnameseLittle Saigon12148 Bellaire Blvd #124, Houston, TX 77072
Pho DienPhoVietnamese*Little Saigon11830 Bellaire Blvd #C, Houston, TX 77072
Pho SaigonBanh Mi Bo KhoVietnameseMidtown2808 Milam St D, Houston, TX 77006
Yummy Pho & Bo NeYummy Pho (w/ beef rib)VietnameseKaty23119 Colonial Pkwy #A11, Katy, TX 77449
Huong VietRuot Heo Nuong (pork intestine)VietnameseLittle Saigon7200 Eldridge Pkwy Suite 107, Houston, TX 77083
KasraLamb ShankPersian*Westchase9741 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77042
KasraLamb ShankPersian*Rice Village2514 Times Blvd, Houston, TX 77005
Pashapre-meal bread & olive sauceTurkishRice Village2325 University Blvd, Houston, TX 77005
Chapultepec LupitaMenudoTex-mexMontrose813 Richmond Ave., Houston, TX 77006
El CharroBarbacoa Taco/GorditasMexicanEast Downtown3801 Harrisburg Blvd, Houston, TX 77003
Taqueria El Charro #3Barbacoa/Lengua Taco/GorditasMexicanAlief10860 Beechnut St, Houston, TX 77072
Ostioneria La ReynaPulpo al Gusto a la mexicanaMexicanSharpstown6249 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77081
Las IslitasPulpo al Gusto (octopus) (Nayarit Style)Mexican(Near IAH)4610 Cypress Creek Pkwy Suite P, Houston, TX 77069
Polish Food StoreGarlic Sausage; bread; liver patePolish*Koreatown1780 Blalock Rd, Houston, TX 77080
Urban Thai KitchenKhao Soi (Thai, Laos, Myanmar style curry noodle)ThaiKaty1450 W Grand Pkwy S Suite F, Katy, TX 77494
Uncle Chin’s Kitchen MalaysianKaty1520 S Mason Rd #A, Katy, TX 77450
Bahel EthiopianBellaire6509 Chimney Rock Rd, Houston, TX 77081

Chinese Food

The Chinese food in this chart are the ones I feel happy eating when I have a craving for it. However, they mays not be 100% authentic. Stars in the style column indicates the authenticity, ranging from 1-5.

RestaurantRecommeded DishesStyleRegionAddress
Uncle Lee’s Cafe羊肉泡馍、米皮、油泼面陕西****Middle of nowhere9203 S Texas 6, Houston, TX 77083
Noodle Master牛肉拉面甘肃***Pasadena/Pearland6823 Spencer Hwy Suite A, Pasadena, TX 77505 / 8201 Broadway St, Pearland, TX 77581
老邢家烩面、烧鸡河南****Sugarland3412 Hwy 6 Suite K, Sugar Land, TX 77478
独一处炒肝北京**Sharpstown8332 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77074