Houston, Texas offers some of the finest and most exciting food imaginable. Our city is a cultural melting pot with many cuisine influences like Creole, Mexican and old fashioned down home southern cooking. With many top chefs and award winning restaurants there are so many dining options in our wonderful city. There are many romantic restaurants to celebrate a special occasion like a wedding anniversary, proposal or engagement. Here are some of the top romantic restaurants in Houston that will make your special occasion a night to remember.
For over 30 years this truly unique restaurant has been wowing both diners and critics. Located in heart of Houston on Ella Boulevard just minutes away from both Downtown and the Galleria. What makes this restaurant romantic is its setting and how different it is from others. This 100 year old log cabin is breathtaking from the moment you step inside. The rustic décor with cozy fireplaces create a wonderful intimate ambience. The food celebrates everything amazing about Texas, with regional dishes featuring the freshest seafood to wild game. The perfect cozy, romantic setting for a special occasion or a private party you can see more details here. Their beautiful grounds are the perfect setting for a rehearsal dinner or even a wedding you can see more in these photos. Voted most romantic restaurant in Houston by City’s Best, and Diners Choice Winner 2010 by opentable.com. They are also known for their award winning selection of wines to perfectly compliment your special occasion. Be sure to check out their Tied Fly Bar, a hand carved twenty foot long masterpiece defies explanation, you really have to see it. Here you can see all the delicious offerings from their menu and find reservation information.
Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse
My second pick for Houston’s most romantic restaurants is located on Texas Avenue in downtown Houston. As soon as you enter you are enveloped in posh décor with lots of warm wood. All the cozy chairs and surroundings invite romance and closeness. From the lobby to the grand ballroom, piano lounge and bar every detail is flawless. Even thought the restaurant is grand in size it still has a quiet intimacy about it. You can see here they offer options for private rooms lushly decorated they are perfect for a wedding reception or engagement party. Some of the many awards this restaurant has won is Top Ten Steakhouse in the United States by Gayot.com, One of Houston Top Ten Restaurants in 2008 by Zagat survey and The Best of Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator for 2004 through 2008. The menu has sumptuous offerings like Porterhouse for two, Gulf Red Snapper, Potatoes Lyonnaise and if you have any room Vanilla Bean Crème Brulee. A reservation is recommended, but if you forget to make a reservation you can relax at the bar and watch the magic of the chefs in the kitchen.
On main street in downtown Houston inside the vintage Hotel ICON you will find Voice my third pick for Houston’s top romantic restaurants. The restaurant boasts high ceilings, Roman columns, lushly velvet covered chairs, and miles of marble. This hip restaurant invokes romance because you feel like a VIP from the moment you arrive. Whether you are just for a romantic evening out or a special night this is the place to see and be seen. Here you can see their wine vault where you can enjoy a one of a kind private dining experience to commemorate your special occasion. Once you drink in all the opulence you can dine on some of the best food in Houston. The menu offers delights like Butternut Squash Risotto, Roast Filet of Beef, Truffle Parmesan Fries and a unique Toasted Lavender Pound Cake. To finish off the perfect evening be sure to try some of their famous signature drinks.