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Feb 1, 2007 11:36 AM


I will be visiting Houston, and am looking for some suggestions for good places to eat. Also, some inexpensive ones too. Thanks.

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  1. Do you know more or less what part of town you will be in? And are you looking for fine dining or something more basic?

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    1. re: mr_drift

      Mostly basic fare. Will be near Pearland, and in Houston sightseeing. Will be there for a month. Thx.

    2. What kinds of food are you interested in finding?

      1. I'm assuming BBQ is a specialty for that area. Looking for Vietnamese, BBQ, healthy food,,,actually I love it all. Open to anything good. Thx.

        1. I am not familiar with Pearland, but here are some of my Houston favorites. Go to for reviews and locations.
          BBQ- Goode Company, William's Smoke House
          Vietnamese - Kim Son this is Viet/Chinese, the one on the Southwest Frwy has good dim sum on weekends. There are many good Pho places my favorite is Pho Saigon.
          Chinese - Fung's Kitchen, also has very good dim sum.
          Seafood - Goode Company Seafood, must get Campechana
          Tampico Seafood on Airline, must get Red Snapper a la plancha
          Cafe Red Onion seafod y mas- cheviches frescos
          Capt'n benny's- oysters
          Magnolia bar and grill - Cajun seafood
          Latin fusion - Churasscos, Americas, Cafe Red Onion
          Tex-Mex - Chuy's, El Tiempo, Escalantes, Papasitos
          Berryhill's for Baja Fish Tacos
          If your downtown siteseeing go to Spec's liquor Warehouse. Much more than a liquor store this place is 80,000 square feet of food, beer and wine.

          1. JJC - thank you so much; can't wait to start checking these out next week.