5 Top Closing Dinner Spots in Houston
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Closing a big deal soon and ready to celebrate? Looking to woo a new client? We rounded up five restaurants where you'll enjoy a great meal and classy surroundings.
1. Liberty Kitchen & Oysterette
Restaurant: Liberty Kitchen & Oysterette
Address: 4224 San Felipe
Signature dish: Deviled eggs with fried oysters and bacon jam, or a variety of fancy mac & cheese dishes
Best known for: Beautiful ambiance and a fun atmosphere
2. Da Marco
Restaurant: Da Marco
Address: 1520 Westheimer
Signature dish: Sweet corn ravioli with lobster. Da Marco is Transwestern president of the Americas Chip Clarke’s all-time favorite closing dinner spot—he's partial to the black truffle pasta.
Best known for: Its killer Zagat’s score: at its peak, its food scored 29 out of 30, a rare feat. Today, it’s still got a stellar 27.
Address: 1100 Westheimer
Signature dish: Underbelly’s menu changes daily, but the Korean braised goat and dumplings are a favorite.
Best known for: Houston pride. The restaurant’s website lauds Houston as the new American Creole city and the most intriguing city in the US to eat in. Chef Chris Shepherd was a 2014 James Beard award winner and was named the best chef of the Southwest.
4. Vic & Anthony's
Restaurant: Vic & Anthony’s
Address: 1510 Texas
Signature dish: Steak
Best known for: Top-tier food and service, including top-tier pricing.
5. The Palm
Restaurant: The Palm
Address: 6100 Westheimer
Signature dish: Surf (lobster or sea bass) and turf (steak)
Best known for: Its famous caricature wall and its staying power. The Palm has been open locally for 37 years and was renovated in 2013.