12 "American" Restaurants in Houston.
Present Company in Montrose is like a tropical island transplanted to Texas, with frozen drinks, palm trees, and two patios for their weekend brunch.
With 1,000 wines and dishes like baked oysters or lamb lollipops, A’Bouzy in River Oaks is a great start to a night, or recovery brunch.
Nancy’s Hustle is a wine bar in East Downtown, where you should get drinks and a light bite, like their Nancy Cakes with caviar.
Theodore Rex is a downtown spot with a frequently changing menu where you can bring a date or a group to order the whole menu.
Julep is where to go on Washington Ave. for good cocktails and fancy bar food without the dress code or bouncers of nearby spots.
Last Concert Cafe is a historic music venue and Mexican restaurant located just north of Downtown.
Better Luck Tomorrow is a retro-ish bar in The Heights with great cocktails and surprisingly good bar food.
Killen's Barbecue in Pearland serves the best barbecue in the Houston-area and is especially known for their smoked brisket.
State of Grace is where to go in River Oaks for oysters, wine, and elevated hill country classics.
The Hay Merchant in Montrose has 80 beers on tap, a huge patio, and unique barn snacks like a roasted pig’s head.