THE WOODLANDS, TX (KTRK) -- From wine bars to burger joints, to brunch spots and pizza places, our viewers have nominated something for everyone to try in The Woodlands.
So if you're headed up to Cynthia Woods for a concert or just find yourself on the north side of town, give one of these top 10 a try!
Fielding's serves lunch and dinner seven days a week, and brunch on Saturday and Sunday. They utilize as much local, all natural and organic products as is possible. Their sauces, breads, gelatos, and ice creams.
The Republic Grille tries to give its guests a true taste of what The Woodlands has to offer. They blend regional flavors of Texas and the South in a warm and inviting space with an "Eclectic Feel" influenced by the Texas Hill Country.
Whether you're looking for a quick cup of coffee with friends, lunch with colleagues, or a relaxing dinner with family, Hubbell and Hudson Kitchen will become one of your favorite destinations in The Woodlands. Their Wine District is the perfect place for wine lovers, with over 200 varieties to try. They also cater to beer lovers with craft beer tasting events held often.
The founders of Crust traveled the country to sample good pizza that Texans would enjoy and came back and set up three locations in The Woodlands for diners to do just that. This local spot prides itself on the fact that their pizzas are about as far from the big chains as you can get, using fresh ingredients each day and never frozen pizza dough.
At CRISP, they are known for "The Sauce." It is over 100 years old and comes straight from the Scavelli family in Italy to The Woodlands. They recommend to have it alongside a glass of wine, which they are also known for. They have a wine tasting tour where you can try 1 oz, 3 oz, or 5 oz of a wine before committing to the bottle.
The steakhouse pays tribute to Texas native Howard Robard Hughes, Jr. Every table in the restaurant has expansive views of the 18th green of the Panther Trail golf course, while reflecting the height of Hughes' filmmaking career in the 1930's with a nod to Prohibition-era glamour.
Jasper's is Iron Chef winner and James Beard nominee, Kent Rathbun's concept of gourmet backyard cuisine, and some thought it would never worked. But Jasper's made itself onto this list, so clearly they're doing something right. Every meal is simpler than you'd expect from an Iron Chef America winner and better than you've probably had in any backyard.
Americas is part of the Cordua Restaurant Group, which also owns Churrascos and Amazon Grill. Therefore, you always know you can find the Churrasco (voted as one of America's Top 20 Steaks by "Esquire") and their famous Tres Leches cake on the menu. Make sure to stop by before the month is over to try their Houston Restaurant Weeks menu.
If burgers and beer are your things, then Grub Burger Bar will be too! They've got burgers topped with cilantro lime coconut and peanut butter, or with braised pulled pork and grilled pineapple. Not into beef? They've got something for you too - burgers that don't moo. Wash it all down with something off their extensive milkshakes menu, complete with a spiked shakes section.
If you long for the huge 18" New York giant pies, then RC's should be your next stop. Owner RC Gallegos grew up in Texas practicing making pizzas with his high school buddies because they couldn't find the authentic stuff around here. But now, he's making them for you too!