The 8 Best Food in Houston

Houston is one of America’s most diverse cities and it also happens to be one of the country’s best places for food.

Spicy Fried Chicken

From street-verified chicken places like Sticky’s to the fried chicken shack inside Sawyer Yards.


Barbecued Beef Ribs

They have a rich and meaty flavor that can be easily complemented with additional flavors.


Crispy Fried Shrimp Tails

Crispy fried shrimp tails are an excellent choice for appetizers. They are easy to prepare and can be paired with cocktail sauce or tartar sauce for dipping.


Fried Shrimp Paired With Remoulade

Remoulade sauce is a classic Louisiana dipping sauce that’s used to serve with fried foods like po’ boy sandwiches, boiled shrimp and fried green tomatoes. It’s easy to make and incredibly tasty!



Fajitas are a classic Texas-Mex meal that combines strips of steak, peppers, onions, and fresh tortillas.



From fancy-shmancy restaurants to food trucks, there are plenty of options for anyone looking for a delicious taco in Houston.


Vietcajun Crawfish

Thanks to the easy pairing of Vietnamese traditions with Cajun flavors, Houston has become home to one of the most sought-after fusions: Viet-Cajun crawfish.



These traditional Mexican snacks are made of a corn dough called masa that is filled with a variety of meat, cheese, or vegetable fillings.