My Favorite Places in Houston
Chuy's is one of My Favorite Places in Houston.

1. Chuy's

9.1
2706 Westheimer Rd (at Kirby Dr), Houston, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Afton Oaks - River Oaks · 138 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: I know this is a chain, but it's always been my favorite place to get Tex-Mex.

Third Planet Sci-Fi Superstore is one of My Favorite Places in Houston.

2. Third Planet Sci-Fi Superstore

7.8
2718 Southwest Fwy (Wakeforest St), Houston, TX
Comic Shop · Greenway - Upper Kirby · 14 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: Great store, friendly faces and always helpful.

Brooklyn Pizzeria is one of My Favorite Places in Houston.

3. Brooklyn Pizzeria

7.6
9467 FM 1960 (at Townsen Blvd.), Humble, TX
Pizza Place · 39 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: When someone asks me for the best pizza in Houston I send them to Humble. As a son of New Jersey, I take my pizza seriously, and so does Brooklyn Pizzeria.

Lucky Burger is one of My Favorite Places in Houston.

4. Lucky Burger

1601 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX
Burger Joint · Neartown - Montrose · 12 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: Total greasy spoon, hole in the wall place, but good burgers and I love their crinkle fries.

Chilosos Taco House is one of My Favorite Places in Houston.

5. Chilosos Taco House

7.9
701 E 20th St (Gostic), Houston, TX
Taco Place · Greater Heights · 37 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: The best breakfast tacos in all of Houston. No contest.

Capone's Barber Shop & Shave Lounge is one of My Favorite Places in Houston.

6. Capone's Barber Shop & Shave Lounge

7.8
12357 Kingsride Ln, Houston, TX
Salon / Barbershop · Memorial City · 8 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: Best place in Houston for a man to go and get pampered and enjoy a cocktail.

Lankford's Grocery & Market is one of My Favorite Places in Houston.

7. Lankford's Grocery & Market

8.7
88 Dennis St (Genesee), Houston, TX
Burger Joint · Neartown - Montrose · 113 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: Incredible burgers, but first you must prepare yourself sever days in advance. Get your mind, body and soul in the right frame of mind for this. You'll be miserable afterwards. But in a good way.

Reiner's Fine Jewelry is one of My Favorite Places in Houston.

8. Reiner's Fine Jewelry

7.9
2210 Westheimer Rd (Kingston Dr), Houston, TX
Jewelry Store · Greenway - Upper Kirby · 1 tip

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: Can't say enough great stuff about Steven & family at Reiner's. They always got me just what I needed & never pushed me into a sale. When shopping for an engagement ring they are the ONLY place to go.

Christy's Donuts & Kolaches is one of My Favorite Places in Houston.

9. Christy's Donuts & Kolaches

7.3
1103 W Gray St (Montrose), Houston, TX
Coffee Shop · Neartown - Montrose · 42 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: Be the hero of your office and stop here for a dozen kolaches and doughnuts.

Sacred Heart Society is one of My Favorite Places in Houston.

10. Sacred Heart Society

816 E Whitney St (Airline Drive), Houston, TX
Uncategorized · Independence Heights · 4 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: Go here on Thursdays for the best Italian lunch in town.

Spanish Flowers Mexican Restaurant is one of My Favorite Places in Houston.

11. Spanish Flowers Mexican Restaurant

8.4
4701 N Main St (Airline Dr), Houston, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Greater Heights · 67 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: Good food, open all day and night, and can't forget the mariachi bands!

Romano's Pizza is one of My Favorite Places in Houston.

12. Romano's Pizza

8.7
1528 W Gray St, Houston, TX
Pizza Place · Neartown - Montrose · 36 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: Honestly the best pizza in the loop. No one inside 610, or the Beltway for that matter, come close.

Hubcap Grill is one of My Favorite Places in Houston.

13. Hubcap Grill

7.7
1111 Prairie (at San Jacinto), Houston, TX
Burger Joint · Downtown Houston · 52 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: Great burgers, but fills up quickly at lunch time. Get your order to go, and bring cash!

Hubcap Grill & Beer Yard is one of My Favorite Places in Houston.

14. Hubcap Grill & Beer Yard

8.6
1133 W 19th St (btwn Beall & Bevis), Houston, TX
Burger Joint · Shady Acres · 69 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: Like the downtown location, they have great burgers and beer, but it is mostly outside seating. Be careful in the summer!

15. Shade

7.4
250 W 19th St (Rutland St), Houston, TX
New American Restaurant · Greater Heights · 38 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: Awesome brunch. I could eat the potatoes all day long.

The Grove is one of My Favorite Places in Houston.

16. The Grove

8.6
1611 Lamar St (Dallas), Houston, TX
New American Restaurant · Downtown Houston · 69 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: Great food, the service can be iffy sometimes, but my wife and I love this place. So much that we got married in the space upstairs!

Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse is one of My Favorite Places in Houston.

17. Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse

9.1
1510 Texas St (at La Branch St.), Houston, TX
Steakhouse · Downtown Houston · 81 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: Incredible steak, but skip the sides. You won't want to touch them after you cut into your steak.

Brother's Pizzeria is one of My Favorite Places in Houston.

18. Brother's Pizzeria

9.1
1029 Highway 6 N, Houston, TX
Pizza Place · Energy Corridor · 50 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: If you find yourself out on Highway 6 and you want pizza, Brother's is the place to go to.

The Black Labrador is one of My Favorite Places in Houston.

19. The Black Labrador

6.8
4100 Montrose Blvd (W Main St), Houston, TX
Pub · Montrose · 58 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: Great pub, and I love their burgers and fries. The waitresses and their knee socks are great, too.

Yale Street Grill is one of My Favorite Places in Houston.

20. Yale Street Grill

7.8
2100 Yale St (21st), Houston, TX
Diner · Greater Heights · 14 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: Busy breakfast spot on the weekend, but very good. Sitting at the counter gets you a seat quicker than waiting for a table.

Discovery Green is one of My Favorite Places in Houston.

21. Discovery Green

9.4
1500 McKinney St (at Avenida de las Americas), Houston, TX
Park · Downtown Houston · 147 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: I love Discovery Green as a photographer. So many great backdrops and their is always something going on.

Christian's Tailgate Bar & Grill is one of My Favorite Places in Houston.

22. Christian's Tailgate Bar & Grill

7.8
2000 Bagby St (at Pierce St.), Houston, TX
Sports Bar · Midtown · 68 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: When I worked at Houston Technology Center I used to go to Christian's for lunch all the time. Great food, and it doesn't get too busy. Make sure you have money for the meters, though.

Christian's Tailgate Bar & Grill is one of My Favorite Places in Houston.

23. Christian's Tailgate Bar & Grill

7.2
2820 White Oak Dr (at Granberry), Houston, TX
Burger Joint · Greater Heights · 43 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Rastiello: Great burgers, and they have a giant covered porch with a ton of televisions. Great hangout place.