I’m sure there are other cities in the US that have as many restaurants as Houston, Texas, but at times the sheer number of restaurants here can be overwhelming. From the cuisines to the atmosphere to the part of town you want to visit (Galleria? Midtown? North Houston?), a Houston, Texas diner can have a hard time deciding where to eat. If you are searching for a dining experience in a family-friendly restaurant, try one of the five Houston restaurants below.
Gabby’s Ribs & Barbecue. Shepherd (second location on Telephone Rd.). Gabby’s has been serving Texas barbecue for over twenty-four years. Your children will love the burgers, fries, and mac & cheese at this Houston, Texas family restaurant, where the atmosphere is friendly and homey and the prices are reasonable. And you can sit down to a big plate of baby back ribs. To access their website click here.
Taste of Texas Restaurant. Katy Freeway. Taste of Texas serves Angus Beef steaks (T-Bone, New York Strip Sirloin, Center Cut Filet, and more) and has an outstanding salad bar. They don’t take reservations, so if you go at peak times expect to wait (but they have a very nice waiting area.) Enjoy lump crab cake, baked potato soup, and other delicious sides. Your children will enjoy selecting from the eleven homemade desserts served by this family friendly Houston, Texas restaurant. For more information click here.
Mardi Gras Grill. Durham. Cajun food at its best. Mardi Gras Grill serves up lots of po’boys (catfish, oyster, and more), crawfish, gumbo (seafood or shrimp) and many other delicious dishes. Don’t forget to try the crab bisque. The atmosphere is friendly and welcoming and the service is excellent. To learn more about the authentic Cajun food at this family friendly Houston, Texas restaurant, click here.
Lupe Tortilla Mexican Restaurant. Southwest Freeway (other locations, too). This is a chain restaurant but oh, so much fun if you have small children – giant sandbox, anyone? Even if you don’t have little ones, Lupe Tortilla serves a lot of delicious, fun Tex-Mex food at very reasonable prices. Choose from fajitas, enchiladas, seafood and more. For more information on this Houston, Texas family friendly restaurant, or to find other locations, click here.
Christie’s Seafood & Steaks. Westheimer. This is Houston’s oldest restaurant, in business since 1917. As their name implies, they serve seafood and steaks, as well as po’boys, strip sirloin, grilled burgers, and fantastic desserts. You can’t go wrong at this Houston, Texas restaurant, where the food is fresh and delicious. For more information on this family friendly restaurant, click here.