Houston is home to one of the most diverse — and expansive — dining scenes in the country, and that’s no longer a secret. Critics from across the country have heralded the incredible array of dining options in Space City, bringing long-delayed attention to a vast and vibrant dining identity. In a city brimming with culture, industry, and more than 2.3 million people, Houston’s restaurants are one of its marquee attractions.
From perfectly-smoked barbecue to street tacos and Viet-Cajun crawfish, use this as a guide to Houston’s stunning, sprawling restaurant scene. Whether you’re new to town, just visiting for a couple of days, or looking to explore the city on a staycation, these restaurants are a perfect place to start.