The steaks were tender and had a wonderful flavor and the lobster gratin was amazing. For me, it was something to ponder. It's not hard to have a romantic dinner in a room adorned in lush red upholstery and punctuated in glassy gold and blue. The fresh seafood is definitely the highlight of any visit to Caracol. Additionally, SaltAir offers several private dining spaces for events and special occasions.
The restaurant is family friendly and has been a favorite in the Houston area since its inception in 1986. The menu varies according to the daily catch. Go to whichever establishment has a shorter wait—or visit one of the other El Tiempo locations. Also excellent for power lunches. Several light and classy desserts, such as seasonal berries topped with creme fraiche, are the perfect finish to your meal. The chef and co-owner, Bryan Caswell, is an avid fisherman and is committed to supporting sustainable fishing at his restaurant. The eclectic decor consists of bright walls, glass block counters, and neon lights around the ceiling.
Her effort to provide a fresh, authentic and innovative take on true Indian cuisine is where her talents shine brightest. The Four Seasons Hotel Houston, 1300 Lamar, is featuring couples relaxation packages. While we're at it, we thought we'd be a good wingman and give you some tips for a good first date. Many Houston diners probably don't know about this sweet little house just off of Shepherd. The dining experience starts with a selection of items from the raw bar, which is full of ceviche and oysters, or several choices of creatively inspired appetizers.
Many items on the menu can be ordered family style. Additionally, our private dining options are outstanding both for dinner parties and luncheons. Everyone has their favorite establishments, but if you see a glaring omission on this map, make your case in the comments. The menu is vaguely Italian, with crowd pleasers like filet mignon adorned in gorgonzola butter, pastas and risotto, but delves into surprising territory, as evidenced by the chorizo stuffed pork tenderloin. Wild game and Gulf seafood covers the menu with best sellers like the lobster and summer corn risotto, rainbow trout with lump crab, and pan seared duck breast with foie gras. Call 713-629-4444 to schedule dinner. Da Marco takes its fine-dining dress code seriously, so play the part and suit up.
With takoyaki and udon stalls, fish and meat vendors, and a grocery store full of Japanese treats, it allows you to wander together, sampling new or familiar things. Give a moment of silence for the six of last year's Top 100 that have closed. Sometimes, The Pass proves concepts like the potential elegance of salsify when paired with caviar. The environment, accented in browns, golds and auburns, is sophisticated but warm and friendly. The free-flow brunch has seven fishes and several options of side items.
They take some time to prepare, and you will want one of these poofy delights at the end of your meal. Chef Bryan Caswell brags that his seafood-and-Andouille-sausage gumbo is the best in the city. Sorrento is here to provide you the finest cuisine with the best service in Houston. The food is consistently good. Champagne and treats will be served with both. Photo by Phaedra Cook 13. Verpiand combines the farm-to-market trend with classical cooking, serving updated French-American fare like lemon sole meunière with purple fingerling potatoes.
The dim lighting inside, stunning outdoor space with glittering twinkle lights from overhanging trees and stiff drinks like the Wu Tang aperol, vodka and grapefruit or Delhi Sour rye, tamarind and lemon will easily alleviate any first date jitters. The food is always high quality, the waitstaff is attentive and everyone who works there is friendly and tries to make your experience top-notch. Some of the more popular items are the Chilean sea bass as well as many of the fantastic selections on the raw bar, especially the Island Creek and Pleasant Point oyster varieties. Lean into the feeling, order a Scheherazade -- with rye whiskey and peychaud's bitters -- and start spilling your most intimate secrets. All of the fried food options are coated in homemade batter and then deep-fried to golden in vegetable oil.
Meanwhile, over at Cove, Jean-Philippe Gaston, a widely traveled chef, serves multicultural raw-bar items like ika mata from the Cook Islands and oktapodi krasato from Greece. It's not only the kind of place that will bring your entrée under a domed lid and present it to you—it's the kind of place that won't serve your meal until you've returned to your table, should you have needed to step away. The flagship restaurant is located inside a restored decommissioned train car. SoHo French food is romance, and Le Coucou does it up decadently. With so many options, it's not surprising that visitors leave the city with plenty of good things to say about dining in Houston. The minimal woodsy décor is the perfect accompaniment to excellent service and an original drink menu. These are visually astonishing dishes.
The prices are low as well, which keeps people coming back again and again. There is no waffling or experimentation—these are already committed and know how to provide an excellent experience. They suggest pairing port with that dessert and we think that sounds perfect. In this case, using the secluded upstairs as a romantic dining spot makes a lot of sense. These are places you can look towards for a night on the town — you know, in your grown-up clothes. Sure, there's Napa Cabernet there, but do yourself a favor and take a guided adventure for an evening that's memorable in more ways than one. Choose a romantic movie, order from their legitimately good menu, and let date night begin.