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Houston, TX

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Cafe Lili: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cafe Lili ($$)
(161 ratings)

5757 Westheimer Rd Map It!
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 952-6969
www.cafelili.com
  • Chicken Kabob
    grilled chicken breast w/ garlic sauce & cucumber pickles; looks good
  • Fried Kibbie Balls
    deep-fried bulgur wheat/meat shell w/ seasoned ground beef filling
4.0 out of 5
161 ratings
opened in 1991; serving Lebanese cuisine
  • Curried Goat
    tender bone-in goat marinated in garlic, thyme, scallions & Jamaican seasonings, stewed in a rich curry sauce; looks good
  • Oxtails
    best selling dish; marinated, braised, & stewed w/ butter beans & dumplings; looks good
4.0 out of 5
645 ratings
specializing in authentic Jamaican cuisine
  • "The Zellagabetsky"
    "The Sandwich That's Bigger Than Its Name"; 8-decker on special cut rye, corned beef, pastrami, turkey, roast beef, salami, tongue & Swiss cheese w/ cole slaw, Russian dressing & red sweet pepper
  • Corned Beef Sandwich
    30-day brining process; over-sized sandwich; looks good
  • Fried Kreplach
    "a Jewish wonton" stuffed w/ beef mix, boiled & deep-fried; served w/ apple sauce & sour cream
  • Mishmosh Soup
    Matzoh ball soup w/ kreplach; "killer"-Guy Fieri
  • Kasha Varnishkas
    traditional Eastern European Jewish dish that combines kasha (buckwheat), noodles, caramelized onions, sauteed mushrooms; served w/ gravy on side
4.0 out of 5
1196 ratings
Lankford Grocery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Lankford GrocerySee Lankford Grocery Video ($)
(706 ratings)

88 Dennis St Map It!
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 522-9555
www.lankfordgrocery.com
  • Firehouse Burger
    house specialty; burger w/ habanero sauce, cayenne butter, jalapenos, lettuce, tomato, pickle & onion
  • Texas Hash
    diced baked chicken, potatoes, green pepper, onions on fried tortillas & topped w/ chile con queso; available on Satudays only; looks good
4.0 out of 5
706 ratings
burger dive local legend; started as a small fruit stand in 1938, then a mom & pop grocery store in 1939, then selling sandwiches in 70's & finally their famous burgers in 1977; "We have nothing small, nothing healthy, and nothing fast...We have great food, but its not fast food. Everything is made to order just like you like it!"
  • Baby Lamb Shank
    family and fan favorite; oven roasted with olive oil, oregano, garlic & lemon. Greek salad, pita bread & tzatziki sauce on the side; looks good
  • Loukoumades
    Greek honey balls; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1940 ratings
opened in 1977; long lines
Cafe Pita +: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cafe Pita + [CLOSED]See Cafe Pita + Video ($)
(420 ratings)

10852 Westheimer Rd Map It!
Houston, TX 77042
(713) 953-7237
cafepita.weebly.com
  • Cevap Sandwich
    ground beef mixed w/ spices in a sausage link-style & served on homemade lepinja (Bosnian bread); served w/ fresh onions & kajmak
  • Pirjan
    lamb shank, potatoes, eggplant & zucchini slowly roasted in a clay pot,served w/ basmati rice, kajmak & homemade lepinja (Bosnian bread)
  • Pljeskavica Sandwich
    like a burger stuffed w/ cheese & mushroom & served on homemade lepinja (Bosnian bread); looks good
3.5 out of 5
420 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2007; Bosnian cuisine; Other Recipes: Poached Apple -Tufahia
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Cuchara Restaurant ($$)
(740 ratings)

214 Fairview St Map It!
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 942-0000
www.cuchararestaurant.com
  • Four-Corner Tortillas
    house made corn tortilla w/ each quarter is a different color/flavor
  • Tacos Chelo
    crunchy potato taquitos covered in a very spicy green salsa w/ raw onions & cotija cheese; "Top 10 best tacos I've ever had. Wow!" -Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Tacos Crujientes de Jamaic
    Hibiscus flower & cream crunchy tacos in homemade flour tortilla; w/ house made salsa
3.5 out of 5
740 ratings
since 2012; authentic Mexico City bistro located in 1940s brick building w/ eye-catching playful murals
Red Lion British Pub: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Red Lion British Pub ($$)
(630 ratings)

2316 S Shepherd Dr Map It!
Houston, TX 77019
(713) 529-8390
www.redlionhouston.com
  • Chicken Tandoori Quesadillas
    chicken baked w/ Tandoori spices, glazed w/ sweet chili sauce then topped w/ mozzarella, pickled onions & peppers
  • Chicken Tikka Masala
    chicken bites in tomato-based creamy sauce; served w/ aged Basmati rice & naan; available for lunch only; looks good
  • Shepherd's Pie
    lamb-based stew topped w/ mashed potatoes & shredded cheese
3.5 out of 5
630 ratings
neighborhood British pub w/ traditional British & Asian-Indian twist on pub food
Irma's Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Irma's Restaurant ($$)
(402 ratings)

22 N Chenevert St Map It!
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 222-0767
irmasoriginal.com
  • Chile Rellenos
    authentic roasted poblano peppers stuffed w/ choice of picadillo beef, chicken or queso fresco (Guy got the beef)
  • Tamale
    w/ hand-made pork roast; looks good
3.0 out of 5
402 ratings
serving Tex-Mex; down the street from Minute Maid Park (Houston Astros); festive decor
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Houston, TX

  (9 restaurants)