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    Good eats in Houston

    I'm going to be in Houston for a few days this week. Anybody have some good eats recommendations? I'm open to pretty much anything.

    Thanks

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    I assume you want Q? In order my top 3 are Tejas in Tomball, Corkscrew in Old town spring, and Pinkertons in the Heights. A lot of people put Truth in there but not me. I was underwhelmed. Friday noon try a pork chop at Perry’s. Pricey at night but a very good deal then. Lupe Tortilla is my favorite “chain” Tex mex. Rudy’s is the only good chain bbq place and it is fine. Vietnamese, Thai, Chinese all awesome.

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    • texastweeter
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      Yeah only 2 chain BBQ joints I'll eat at. Rudy's, and Dickies

    • BFlynn
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      Pinkertons is a few blocks from my house. I think it's pretty good. But I don't think it lives up to the hype.

      I like Gatlins pretty well.

    #3
    Where, roughly, in Houston? The Greater Houston area is 10,000 square miles and is just a tad smaller than the area within the State of Connecticut.


    When we say something is right around the corner, that might mean it is a 90 minute drive.

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      #4
      Calling Troutman , come in Troutman.....

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        #5
        Don’t some of the Astros’ have a BBQ joint there... I believe it is called Cheaters-Q!

        I heard they rigged or stole their “championship winning bbq” title sign or something like that. I think they are known for their beer can chicken and boiled ribs.
        Last edited by Nate; March 1, 2020, 09:09 PM.

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        • Nate
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          ComfortablyNumb , That’s it! I couldn’t recall exactly but it definitely seems we are talking of the same thing.

        • ComfortablyNumb
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          texastweeter Nothing personal, in fact, I feel for the fans of Houston. If the 2017/18 roster ever gets around to offering an apology, first and foremost should be the Houston fans.

        • fracmeister
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          Thems fighting words...

        #6
        I’ll second fracmeister ‘s recommendation for good Tex Mex at Lupe Tortilla.

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          #7
          Not BBQ but Crawfish and Noodles is good.

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            #8
            I'll be staying off of Sam Houston blvd. BBQ or Texmex sounds good to me. Thanks for the suggestions.

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              #9
              Originally posted by fracmeister View Post
              I assume you want Q? In order my top 3 are Tejas in Tomball, Corkscrew in Old town spring, and Pinkertons in the Heights. A lot of people put Truth in there but not me. I was underwhelmed. Friday noon try a pork chop at Perry’s. Pricey at night but a very good deal then. Lupe Tortilla is my favorite “chain” Tex mex. Rudy’s is the only good chain bbq place and it is fine. Vietnamese, Thai, Chinese all awesome.
              I don't care much for Dickies and don't see the point with Rudy's everywhere

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                #10
                My son's wife is from Houston and he spent a lot of time there while he was in Galveston. His recommendations:

                Tex/Mex - Guadalajara - Escalante's (2nd is his preference, 1st is his wife's)
                Gulf Seafood - Tony Mendola's
                BBQ - The Pit Room
                Last edited by tbob4; March 2, 2020, 01:39 PM. Reason: Added Escalante

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                  #11
                  I know you've already rolled through town
                  ​​​​​​But Stanton's is one of my top 3 lifetime burger joints

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                    #12
                    Originally posted by BFlynn View Post
                    I know you've already rolled through town
                    ​​​​​​But Stanton's is one of my top 3 lifetime burger joints
                    Thanks, seems like ages ago. I ended up going to Blood Brothers. They did not disappoint.

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