Northwest, Houston Restaurants

Part of our Houston restaurant guide; our list of the best places to eat in Northwest. Our top picks: Cavatore Italian, El Bolillo Bakery and Plonk.
  • The best restaurant in Northwest Houston: Cavatore Italian

    Cavatore Italian

    2120 Ella Blvd
    The name Cavatore and it's coat of arms is over 800 years old and comes froma small medieval village in Northern Italy, near Acqui, in Piedmonte: land of the famous Barolo, Barbera and Dolcetto d'Alba wines; truffles and of course fantastic food!
    Greater Heights
  • El Bolillo Bakery

    El Bolillo Bakery

    2517 Airline Dr
    Probably the best pan dulce in town. Great selection and prices. Fresh tortillas, latin pastries, and even cakes.
    Greater Heights
  • Plonk


    1214 W 43rd St
    What happens when restaurant industry veterans leave Houston's high-end establishments to open a neighborhood bar and bistro? Their neighbors get lucky.
  • Crisp


    2220 Bevis St
    CRISP Wine, Beer & Eatery is committed to providing quality and consistency in all aspects of dining through their chef inspired menu, a selection of over 100 hand selected fine wines, a seasonal craft brew rotation and exceptional customer service.
    Greater Heights
  • Kris Bistro & Wine Lounge

    Kris Bistro & Wine Lounge

    7070 Allensby
    Kris Bistro and Wine Lounge - The Gourmet Restaurant of Culinary Institute LeNotre
  • El Gran Malo

    El Gran Malo

    2307 Ella Blvd.
    El Gran Malo serves gourmet tex-mex and specializes in awesome tacos and infused tequilas. Order the Texas Sea Salt Pecan Margarita. It may be the best margarita you've ever your life! The patio is awesome for when the weather cooperates and the inside has rustic Mexican decor. Definitely a must if you're in town and in the area.
    Greater Heights
  • Shepherd Park Draught House

    Shepherd Park Draught House

    3402 N. Shepherd
    Shepherd Park Draught House is a part of Delicious Concepts Restaurant Group (Dragon Bowl, Pinks Pizza & Lola fame).
  • Barbecue Inn

    Barbecue Inn

    116 W Crosstimbers St
  • Gabby's Steaks * Ribs * Bar-B-Q

    Gabby's Steaks * Ribs * Bar-B-Q

    3101 N Shepherd Dr
    Welcome to Gabby's BarB-Q and Catering. Locally owned and operated, the first Gabbys opened in Houston in 1978. Our friends, families, and guests have been returning faithfully ever since because Gabby's is the "Real Deal"
  • Rainbow Lodge

    Rainbow Lodge

    2011 Ella Blvd
    Legendary Houston restaurant and bar featuring mouthwatering grilled seafood and game with an award winning wine cellar in a romantic lodge setting.
    Greater Heights
  • China Doll

    China Doll

    5630 Antoine Dr
    With its spectacular vista of the city skyline, China Doll elegantly resides at Sydney's historic Finger Wharf at Woolloomooloo. This stylishly sleek, award-winning, Iain Halliday-designed beauty offers a balanced menu of generously portioned, modern Asia
  • James Coney Island

    James Coney Island

    5730 Hollister St
    Welcome to the Official James Coney Island Fan Page! James Coney Island has been serving Houston's favorite Coney since 1923 for one simple reason - they're the best! Please send comments to:
  • Kolache Factory

    Kolache Factory

    14095 NW Freeway
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  • Lyndon's Pit Bar-B-Q

    Lyndon's Pit Bar-B-Q

    5320 Hollister Rd
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  • Golden Seafood House

    6828 Airline Dr
  • Esthers Cajun Cafe & Soulfood

    Esthers Cajun Cafe & Soulfood

    5204 Yale St.
  • Cottonwood Houston

    Cottonwood Houston

    3422 North Shepherd Dr
  • James Coney Island

    James Coney Island

    4200 North Freeway
    Welcome to the Official James Coney Island Fan Page! James Coney Island has been serving Houston's favorite Coney since 1923 for one simple reason - they're the best! Please send comments to:
  • Los Cucos Mexican Cafe

    Los Cucos Mexican Cafe

    10690 Northwest Freeway
    Los Cucos Mexican Cafe in Houston, Texas, is a family-owned-and-operated restaurant that has been serving authentic Mexican cuisine for more than 15 years.
  • Petrol Station

    Petrol Station

    985 Wakefield Dr
  • Ranchero King Buffett

    Ranchero King Buffett

    5900 North Freeway #135
  • Jus' Mac

    Jus' Mac

    2617 Yale
    Houston's first and only establishment to exclusively cook and serve Macaroni and Cheese. Enjoy the best mac and cheese hands down. Get your mac on today!
    Greater Heights
  • Chiloso's Taco House

    701 E 20th St
  • House of Fries

    House of Fries

    5322 Antoine Dr.
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  • Little Bitty Burger Barn

    Little Bitty Burger Barn

    5503 Pinemont Dr
  • Tony's Mexican

    Tony's Mexican

    2222 Ella Blvd
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