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.
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
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