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Houston's- What to order?

steakrules85 Mar 9, 2007 04:39 PM

Going to Houston's soon on 53rd and Lex? Want to know what are the best items on the menu. I know it isn't the largest but I took a look and seem pretty set on the Hawaiian Ribeye. Sounds pretty awesome and I have heard their ribs and burgers are good also. Thanks for your recs!!!!

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    SomeRandomIdiot RE: steakrules85 Mar 9, 2007 06:43 PM

    I like both the prime rib and the hawaiian ribeye.

    1. nyufoodie RE: steakrules85 Mar 9, 2007 09:34 PM

      the baby back ribs, eggless caesar salad, spinach/artichoke dip are all delish!

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        Kaisgraham RE: steakrules85 Mar 10, 2007 02:31 PM

        My husband loves the Wednesday night special soup which is Mexico City soup. I would love the recipe for it. I also loved their seared Ahi and their house salad. Ask for a side of blue cheese chunks.

        1. Gelato_in_Roma RE: steakrules85 Mar 11, 2007 08:14 AM

          The burgers at Houstons are incredible! Even the veggie burger. Oh and the fries, thin and crunchy. Gosh I miss houstons! We don't have one here in chicago.

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            theannerska RE: Gelato_in_Roma Mar 12, 2007 01:35 AM

            Really great burgers here - the only thing I order when I go.

          2. hch_nguyen RE: steakrules85 Mar 11, 2007 08:50 AM

            The Thursday Tortilla Soup is delish. People rave about their French Dips, but it didn't do much for me, and at $18 you can do way better with their Hawaiian Ribeye or their Ribs. Those are my two favorite entrees there. My sister speaks very highly of some Thai Beef Steak salad that they have on their menu. I've never tried it though.

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              DC Gal RE: steakrules85 Mar 11, 2007 04:29 PM

              They have FANTASTIC chicken fingers. Used to be offerred as an entree, but now it is only on the menu as an appetizer, although I think I have heard that if you ask for them as an entree, you can get them.

              I also love their Hawaiian Ribeye - the marinade is incredible and the steak very tender.

              1. SunnysideUp RE: steakrules85 Mar 12, 2007 01:58 AM

                The Hickory Burger.

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                  Gelato_in_Roma RE: SunnysideUp Mar 14, 2007 02:55 PM

                  Yes! The hickory burger but I always ask for regular bacon and no onions. YUM!

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                    azhotdish RE: Gelato_in_Roma Mar 14, 2007 04:31 PM

                    Yes, absolutely the burger.

                2. danhole RE: steakrules85 Mar 14, 2007 02:54 PM

                  Thay have an Evil Jungle Salad with beef tenderloin that is fabulous. It may be the same as Thai Beef Steak salad that hch_nguyen is referring to.

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                    hch_nguyen RE: danhole Mar 14, 2007 04:21 PM

                    yes, one and the same, I believe...

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                      aching RE: danhole Mar 23, 2007 08:45 PM

                      I concur - it's incredible! You really couldn't even call it a salad - it's just chunks of really fantastic steak with mango and avocado and a few other yummy bits and pieces. I've been eating it for years and have never tired of it!

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                      bigredd RE: steakrules85 Mar 14, 2007 06:00 PM

                      The chili they serve on Saturday's is great!

                      1. abbefaith RE: steakrules85 Mar 16, 2007 11:49 AM

                        not sure the exact name but they have a thai/asian chicken salad that is really good.

                        1. Den RE: steakrules85 Mar 16, 2007 12:33 PM

                          At the one in Ft Lauderdale they had grilled artichokes which were killer!

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                            Trufflebaby RE: steakrules85 Mar 16, 2007 07:43 PM

                            I'd vote for the evil jungle thai steak salad, baby back ribs or the tortilla soup - all my favorites !!

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                              Hackenbush RE: steakrules85 Mar 23, 2007 10:03 PM

                              The Baby Back Ribs are not the kind that barbecue purists favor. They're slow cooked, finished on the grill and served with a thick sauce. But they're awfully addictive.

                              Some Houstons don't have them on the menu. You have to ask.

                              1. CapeCodChowHound RE: steakrules85 Mar 31, 2007 03:34 PM

                                The Evil Thai Salad is a great contrast of flavors and textures. I always ask for mine extra spicy, but I love heat.

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