Best American Restaurant in Houston

Handpicked Top 3 American Restaurant in Houston, Texas. They face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve the best!


1103 South Shepherd Drive, Houston, TX 77019

Since 1983

Wild Berry Mimosa, Conchiglioni, Strawberry Lemonade, Tuna Poke, Hummus, Baked Oysters, Pâté and Cheeses, Brisket Wraps, Arnold Palmer Reimagined, Nutella Ice Coffee, Seasonal Fruit Mojito, Flatbread, Lump Crab Cakes, Marchese Italian Sausage, Backstreet Bloody Mary, The Houstonian, Housemade Fresh Burrata, Duck Spring Rolls & Gulf Coast Beignets

The Solarium is a wonderful room for everyday dining and private functions, separated from the main upstairs dining room by French doors ● The downstairs dining room features a large marble-top bar, intimate banquette seating, and views of both the front and back patio areas ● Outdoor seating & Catering service available ● Backstreet Cafe is known for its New Orleans-style patio, seasonal bistro menu from award-winning Chef Hugo Ortega and one of the city's best wine and spirits programs

Chef Hugo Ortega received Craig Claiborne Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017

Price: Starts from $3



Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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218 Travis Street, Houston, TX 77002

Since 2009

Fried Quail Bites on Cheddar Grits, Kobe Beef Hot Dog, Calamari, Deviled Eggs, Quesadillas, Braised Short Ribs, Brussels Sprouts Chicken Salad, Lobster Tempura, Cheesesteak Egg Roll, The Texas Southern Burger, Ahi Tuna Tacos, Roasted Poblano Soup Baby Kale, Hearsay's Angus Cheeseburger, The Butcher's Steak Sandwich & Sliced Spicy Tuna Sandwich

Upscale-casual pub & New American eatery serving innovative drinks in an 1880s brick building ● Sip craft cocktails and savor inspired contemporary American dishes for a legendary dining experience ● Happy hour (Mon-Fri 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm): Wines for $5, Signature Cocktails for $7, Texas Draft Beers for $5, Domestic Beer Bottles for $3 & Small Bites for $7 ● Vegetarian menu available

Price: Starts from $6



Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri & Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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2424 Dunstan Road, Houston, TX 77005

Since 1995

Roasted Cauliflower, Minestrone Soup, Delicata Squash, Benjys Chopped Salad, Jumbo Lump Crab Salad, Shakshuka, Egg White Frittata, Breakfast Plate, Gulf Shrimp and Grits, Crispy Brussels, Mimosas, Grilled Salmon, Beef Migas, Crunchy Chicken, All American Burger, Crab Toast, Salmon Poké, Pan Seared Red Snapper, San San Tofu & Rosemary Braised Lamb

Wine Room has provided private dining for casual affairs, corporate dinners, celebratory events, and social gatherings ● Free Wifi available ● Trendy joint serving innovative New American dishes along with a bustling happy hour & brunch ● Happy hour (Mon-Sat 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm): All-American Burger for $7, Appetizers for $8, Craft Beer for $3, Wines by the Glass for $5 & Mixed Drinks for $6

Price: Starts from $7



Brunch: Fri & Sat 10:45 am - 4:00 pm
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dinner: Sun & Mon 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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