HOME > Chowhound > Texas >
What are you cooking today? Get great advice

(HOU) Good chow near metrorail stops?

Josh90004 Aug 24, 2006 05:00 AM

Will be staying at the Marriot Medical Center and there is a light rail stop by the hotel. Since I won't have a car this could be my hope for some decent chow. What would be the best food (any and all types, under $20/entree preferred, breakfast/lunch/dinner) within a couple blocks of any of the stops? Thanks!

  1. LastWyf Aug 29, 2006 01:47 PM

    There is a Cafe Express in the Museum of Fine Art on Binz and Fannin, only a couple of blocks from the light rail, I think. It is a chain, but they have great sandwiches and salads, all freshly made. Another possibility for lunch is Spec's Liquor on Smith (4 blks west of Main)...they have a great deli in the back, and you could also pick up a bottle of wine or two to enjoy in your hotel room :-)


    1. p
      PPPPP Aug 25, 2006 08:50 PM

      There are some decent Vietnamese restaurants (Givral's, Cali Sandwich, Pho Saigon, to name a few) within a few blocks of the McGowen stop.

      Also, I believe Julia's Bistro, the breakfast klub, and t'afia are all within walking distance of the Ensemble stop.

      Show Hidden Posts