Restaurants To Try In Upper Kirby, Houston

Kyle Hagerty

Upper Kirby has generally been an overlooked area for nightlife, but in recent years it has established itself as one of the best spots to hit for a night on the town. Some of the best restaurants in Houston are also now within the confines of Upper Kirby; we list the ones to try.

Delicious Crawfish

1. BB’s Cafe

Cafe, Restaurant, Seafood, Cajun

BB’s brings out the best of Houston, and now they’re bringing it to Upper Kirby. The fourth location of the Montrose hot spot is by far the largest. Here you’ll find Cajun and Creole cooking at their finest, including great Cajun classics such as gorgeous gumbo, outstanding oysters and phenomenal po’ boys. The atmosphere is light and adorned with Cajun flair. BB’s Cafe is the perfect spot to dig into crawfish by the pound.

2. Kata Robata

Kata Robata

The award-winning Kata Robata is one of Houston’s most unique restaurants. What makes Kata Robata so delicious is the combination of sushi, tapas and French technique working together to create dishes that are fresh, inventive and full of flavor. The award-winning sushi and fanciful techniques belie the more casual atmosphere of Kata Robata; you’ll leave having paid less than you’d expect for such a feast.

Kata Robata, 3600 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX, USA, +1 713 526 8858

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3. Star Pizza

Restaurant, Pizzeria, American, Fast Food

Serving delectable pizza to hungry Houstonians for nearly 40 years, Star Pizza is a local legend. The fact that this place is locally owned and operated means everything at Star Pizza. The restaurant is in a renovated home; the owners lived upstairs when they first started, which creates a wonderful family friendly atmosphere complemented by excellent neighborly service.

4. Local Foods

Restaurant, Sandwich Shop, American, Fast Food

Local Foods Upper Kirby, Kirby Dr
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Local Foods in Upper Kirby is the second location of this popular chain restaurant. Offering the best sandwiches in the city, Local Foods gets its name from the fact that nearly all its ingredients are sourced from within 150 miles of Houston.

5. Pondicheri

Pondicheri

Pondicheri has been a whirlwind success by winning over Houston palates with their delicious and inspiring take on Gulf Coast-Indian cuisine. Dishes like the Madras chicken wings highlight the delicious fusion of Indian and Southern cooking. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, you’ll find yourself coming back here again and again, even if it’s just for a delectable pastry and hot tea.

Pondicheri, 2800 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX, USA, +1 713 522 2022

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