Best Restaurants near Creekside Park – Sept 2021

Updated September 2021. Originally published in 2021.) Authentic Mexican and outstanding Tex-Mex in a sleek, sophisticated setting Baja Sur Fresh Mex 🌟🌟 — Among the best restaurants in the Woodlands area. 🥇 Best Mexican Tex-Mex restaurants are in no short supply in the Woodlands, we’re happy to report that Baja Sur brings something different. Chef...

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Best Restaurants in Panther Creek – Sept 2021

Updated September 2021. Originally published in 2021.) Local Pizza Chain with Numerous Locations Crust Pizza Co 🥈 Recommended Pizza Freshly cut toppings on a Chicago-style thin crust (yes, that’s a thing) are the draw at this local chain of pizza spots. From the original location, Crust has spread out all over the Woodlands area, bringing...

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Best Restaurants on Sawdust – August 2021

Updated August 2021. Originally published in 2021.) Artistic Charcuterie Boxes Grazeables Grazeables isn’t a restaurant, but rather a creator of artistic, delicious charcuterie and grazing boxes. A typical Grazeable contains interesting cheeses, savory meats, crackers, nuts, fruits, veggies, dips, spreads, chocolates, and more. The components are hand selected by owner Amy Martinez, and assembled in...

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Best Restaurants on Research – August 2021

Updated August 2021. Originally published in 2021.) A broad array of modern comfort food in a sleek setting Black Walnut Cafe 🌟 — Notable in the Woodlands area. 🥇 Best American 🥇 Best Brunch 🥈 Recommended Burger 🥈 Recommended Happy Hour 🥈 Recommended Italian 🥈 Recommended Sandwiches Update (July 2021): The secret is out: The...

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Best Restaurants on I-45 – July 2021

Updated July 2021. Originally published in 2021.) Notable craft BBQ in a cozy backyard spot near the Woodlands 3rd Coast BBQ & Catering 🌟 — Notable in the Woodlands area. 🥇 Best BBQ There’s a new rising star on the north side craft BBQ scene, and their name is 3rd Coast BBQ. Pitmaster Troy Mulligan...

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Best Restaurants on FM1488 – July 2021

Updated July 2021. Originally published in 2021.) South-Texas-Style BBQ served from a food truck BBQ Godfather 🥈 Recommended BBQ Do you like your barbecue with a little kick? Then BBQ Godfather has you covered. Award-winning competition pitmaster Tony Faour brought his South Texas style ‘Q to Deacon Baldy’s food truck park, and the locals have...

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Best Restaurants in Grogan’s Mill – August 2021

Updated August 2021. Originally published in 2021.) A well priced, elevated spin on traditional southern favorites Back Table 🥈 Recommended Burger One of the Woodlands most scenic dining rooms has gotten a new concept and a total makeover. Back Table rises from the ashes of the late, lamented Robard’s at the Woodlands Resort, and has...

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Best Restaurants near the Woodlands Mall – August 2021

Updated August 2021. Originally published in 2021.) Solid Italian cuisine in an expansive, faux Tuscan setting Brio 🥈 Recommended Italian Brio delivers quality Italian food in a big, comfortable, definitely corporate setting. This isn’t a neighborhood hole-in-the-wall; those who prefer a more opulent room will feel right at home. The food was a pleasant surprise;...

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Best Restaurants near The Waterway – July 2021

Updated July 2021. Originally published in 2021.) Cali-Mex Cuisine in a festive spot on Waterway Square Baja Cantina 🌟 — Notable in the Woodlands area. 🥇 Best Mexican Baja is the region of Mexico south of California, and Baja Cantina brings California’s spin on Mexican food to the Woodlands. A talented team has come together...

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Best Restaurants in Spring – July 2021

Updated July 2021. Originally published in 2021.) Alicia’s Mexican Grille 🥈 Recommended Mexican Tex-Mex with a strong Texas accent is on the menu at Alicia’s, the Houston-based group’s Mexican concept. Our go-to is the Cowboy Steak; certified angus outside skirt toped with chipotle shrimp and served with two cheese enchiladas. Grilled meats and seafood are...

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Best Restaurants on Rayford – August 2021

Updated August 2021. Originally published in 2021.) Notable craft BBQ in a cozy backyard spot near the Woodlands 3rd Coast BBQ & Catering 🌟 — Notable in the Woodlands area. 🥇 Best BBQ There’s a new rising star on the north side craft BBQ scene, and their name is 3rd Coast BBQ. Pitmaster Troy Mulligan...

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