Top Restaurants in the Houston Galleria

Galleria Restaurants | Galleria Apartments Photo Courtesy of Julie Soefer

Top Restaurants in the Houston Galleria

Most people think of The Galleria for the diverse and expansive shopping it offers, but the restaurants in the area are most definitely something to take note of. We know you’re busy, so we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite restaurants surrounding the Houston Galleria and Tanglewood area.

6 Houston Restaurants Near Galleria Apartments

The Original Ninfa's Uptown Houston | 1700 Post Oak Blvd.

The Original Ninfa's Uptown recently launched a new Happy Hour menu, featuring specialty bar bites from Executive Chef Alex Padilla and cocktails from Beverage Consultant Linda Salinas. Specials are available from 3-6 p.m. in the bar and patio areas. Highlights from Padilla, who also oversees the kitchen at the James Beard Award-nominated Original Ninfa's on Navigation, include Pulpo a la Leña (wood-grilled octopus, Spanish chorizo, salsa verde), Taquitos de Barbacoa con Consommé (slow-roasted lamb taquitos with a rich bone broth for ‘French Dipping’) and Ninfa’s ‘World Famous’ Fajita Burger Sliders (manchego cheese, grilled onions, spicy harissa-chipotle mayo) -- all priced at $8. Drink specials include $4 Mexican craft beers, $7 wines and Sangria and $7 margaritas and cocktails.

Bosscat Kitchen & Libations | 4310 Westheimer Rd.

Recently named 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in America and Top 50 Whiskey Bars in the U.S. by Yelp, Bosscat Kitchen & Libations continues to keep things fresh and innovative with new menu items, cocktails and great Happy Hour offerings. Happy hour runs from 3-6 p.m. Monday-Friday with $5 Texas draft beers, house wines and well drinks. Choose from bar bites in the $5-6 range including Avocado Toast and Short Rib Grilled Cheese, just to name a few. Bosscat also hosts "Whiskey Wednesday" events throughout the year, featuring distilleries from around the country.

Le Colonial | 4444 Westheimer Rd.

Famed chef and cookbook author, Nicole Routhier is the nations Vietnamese food expert. Merging the French and Vietnamese cuisine Houstonians are treated to an expansive menu with rotating seasonal dishes in addition to menu staples. Transitioning from the summer months to autumn, Le Colonial will be adding new dishes to their menu including their famous Organic Kabocha Squash Soup featuring Sweet coconut cream, spiced pumpkin seeds and the Vietnamese Braised Sablefish consisting of wild caught Alaskan Black Cod simmered in Caramelized Fish Sauce and Black Pepper. Make sure to keep them on your radar for Monday nights when they offer 50% off bottles of wine!

Steak 48 | 4444 Westheimer Rd.

The famed Houston steakhouse needs no introduction. Equally buzzy and intimate, their menu highlights include sizzling platters to ensure that each steak is perfectly cooked to perfection, however, non-meat eaters will be wowed by their expansive raw seafood collection including Alaskan king crab legs, jumbo fresh shrimp and Hawaiian poke. A bevy of decadent accouterments are ready to complement any order from the Crispy Hasselback Potato doused in truffle butter and smoked sea salt to the Corn Crème Brulee with sweet corn torched to perfection the food and ambiance make it a River Oaks District staple.

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse | 5839 Westheimer Rd.

The Galleria location—the first steakhouse from Pappas Restaurants—celebrates its 25th anniversary next year. All their beef comes from a single packer in the Midwest, allowing them to retain tight quality control. They butcher and dry age in-house for a minimum of 28 days. Pappas Bros. Steakhouse is a two-time semifinalist for the James Beard Award for Outstanding Wine Program as well as Wine Spectator Grand Award winners.

Revolve Kitchen + Bar in Hotel Derek | 2525 W Loop S

The Galleria area’s culinary scene has never been hotter, especially with Revolve Kitchen + Bar, Hotel Derek’s anchor restaurant in the mix. This space lives up to its name by revolving throughout the day and serving hotel guests and locals with an edgy and fun twist on traditional dining! Discover the trendy Tap & Pour, a pop-up bar serving the best local craft beers on tap during the evening.

Looking for more dining options near our Galleria apartments? Discover all the dining options of The Galleria here. And that’s not all - River Oaks District (ROD) has a ton of restaurants to choose from.

We invite you to take a photo tour of our luxury Galleria apartments. If you’re looking for the best Galleria apartments, we have plenty of options all offering lush landscaping The Finger Companies is known for, as well as spacious floor plans, sparkling pools, five-star customer service and more.

* All restaurant information was pulled from PR teams and web copy. Deals and menu items are subject to change, but we encourage you to personally check out the amazing restaurants throughout Houston.