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Where to Eat around The Westin Oaks Houston at the Galleria

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Nobody really thinks of Houston as a traveler's destination, but it's a city that's actually very cool if you take the time to get to know it (and it even topped Forbes' list of America's Coolest Cities in 2012). As the US's fourth largest city, Houston is vibrant, dynamic and full of opportunity and diversity.
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3403 Milam St, Houston, TX 77002, USA
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The best Vietnamese cuisine in Houston can be found at Mai's. The late night hours of 3 or 4 a.m. on the weekends allows ample time each day to make it in for a meal. Mai's is located in Midtown, or the 'Vietnam of Houston.' They offer only...
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2900 Weslayan St A, Houston, TX 77027, USA
There's plenty to like about Weslayan Café. It has a fierce determination to offer fresh ingredients; it serves a killer brunch; there's a cozy, homey ambience inside; the shelves are stocked with books; and the café will even make deliveries. But...
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9348 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77036, USA
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Here you'll find very authentic Sichuan-style Chinese food in the heart of Houston's sprawling Asian community. The chef is a Sichuan native who's not bashful about his use of the region's distinct peppercorns and chili oil. Mala seems to be the...
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3701 Travis St, Houston, TX 77002, USA
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Top Chef alumna Monica Pope's motto, "Eat where your food lives," comes to life at Sparrow. The menu changes often to reflect the seasons and availability of local ingredients. Pope calls the food fresh, unpretentious, and full of flavor. You bet!...
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6 BLVD Place, 1800 Post Oak Blvd #6170, Houston, TX 77056, USA
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This is a fantastic high-end restaurant near the Galleria mall, housed in an elegant, modern building with an open but warm atmosphere. Open for lunch, brunch, and dinner, RDG features a menu that is contemporary, with a great deal of...
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2200 Post Oak Blvd #160, Houston, TX 77056, USA
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Get a taste of the beach year-round at this critically acclaimed Mexican restaurant, which serves up the best fresh seafood from the Pacific, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean in authentic regional and historic pan-Mexican dishes.
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2327 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056, USA
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Sandwiches of epic proportions are on the menu at this authentic New York–style deli run by a third-generation deli-man, Ziggy Gruber. Since the deli starred on the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives show there’s been a steady line-up of...
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2704 Navigation Blvd, Houston, TX 77003, USA
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For an authentic Houston experience, head to the Original Ninfa’s on Navigation, where the food is always top-notch and the longtime servers are revered as rock stars. With chef Alex Padilla at the helm, you can expect everything from...
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3004 Canal St, Houston, TX 77003, USA
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Check out the Moon Tower Inn if you are feeling adventurous. This place is a bit remote, on the outskirts of downtown, but they serve outstanding gourmet hot dogs (yes, gourmet hot dogs) made from animals ranging from wild boar to elk and...
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4053 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77027, USA
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At Escalante's you'll find upscale Tex-Mex and some pretty good margaritas. It's a Houston-only chain with a lively, colorful atmosphere and attentive service. This location is part of an area called Highland Village, which is a great outdoor...
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2400 Times Blvd, Houston, TX 77005, USA
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Eat at Torchy's Tacos and you might get an addiction. They're ridiculously good and priced between $2.25 and $4.75 a piece. Try the Fried Avocado and The Democrat for a good time. They're open from 7 a.m. on weekdays and from 8 a.m. on the...
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2630 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098, USA
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This place is a fixture among the River Oaks crowd—great food and some of the best frozen margaritas of all time. Trying the refried beans is a must, and they have great ceviche as well. Note that as Thursday night progresses, the...
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3614 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77027, USA
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Ah, Tiny Boxwood's—this place is super relaxing. It's a bit tucked away, inside a plant nursery complex, but absolutely lovely once you find it. It's a great place to get brunch and a delicious lemonade.
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5216 Morningside Dr, Houston, TX 77005, USA
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The philosophy behind Cloud 10 Creamery is to keep customers, well, floating on cloud 10. And the small-batch, handcrafted ice cream delivers on this promise. The ice creams and sorbets are created just a half-gallon at a time, and they come in...
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1835 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77005, USA
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Move over, Willy Wonka—there’s another candy shop that’s making everyone’s sweet tooth tingle. The smell of chocolate wafts through the store, greeting you as soon as you walk in the door. Once inside, you’ll find...
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1830 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77098, USA
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Divino on West Alabama serves some great Italian food in a congenial atmosphere, and their staff is very knowledgeable about wine, with a selection to match!
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2604 Dunlavy St, Houston, TX 77005, USA
Before you hit the counter at Café Brasil, let us introduce you to some of Houston's cleanest ingredients. Local cheese artisans the Houston Dairymaids provide the cheese. Pizza dough, pastries, and breads are made in-house. And the eggs...
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4720 Washington Ave B, Houston, TX 77007, USA
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Max's Wine Dive asks, "Champagne and fried chicken? Why the hell not?!" which pretty much sums up their concept of pairing comfort foods with wine or champagne. This place gets packed at peak hours, yet the waiters stay attentive and friendly. If...
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5085 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056, USA
Want to go shopping? Want to spot some celebs? Want to go ice skating? You can do all three—and much more—with a visit to the Houston Galleria. This sprawling mall is an international shopping destination that draws 24 million visitors...
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904 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006, USA
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Uchi pushes gastronomic boundaries by combining local ingredients with seafood from around the world to deliver contemporary Japanese cuisine. The restaurant follows a sustainable philosophy, maintaining a close relationship with local farmers and...
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2202 Dallas St, Houston, TX 77003, USA
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The Eatsie Boys has long been considered one of Houston’s best food trucks thanks to the "gourmet grub" made with locally sourced, high-quality ingredients. These days it's holding down a daily residence at 8th Wonder Brewery, Monday...