Things to Do & Eat in Houston

(Sectioned by neighborhoods. Written by OCA-Greater Houston.)

The Galleria

 

5085 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056

Forgot to pack something for the weekend? Buy everything you need at the largest mall in Houston. It's also next to the picturesque waterwall.

https://www.simon.com/mall/the-galleria/stores

City Centre

800 Town and Country Blvd, Houston, TX 77024

Shopping, dining, movie theater, bowling alley

https://citycentrehouston.com/directory


Houston Museum District

 

Houston’s Museum District is the largest concentration of cultural institutions in the country.

http://houmuse.org

●    Houston Museum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030
Check out the butterfly exhibit and IMAX theater among the other grand staples of the museum.
http://www.hmns.org

●    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
https://www.mfah.org

●    Cullen Sculpture Garden (at The Museum of Fine Arts)
(free admisssion)
https://www.mfah.org/visit/cullen-sculpture-garden/

●    Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
(free admission)
https://camh.org

●    Asia Society Texas Center
https://asiasociety.org/texas

●    Children's Museum of Houston
https://www.cmhouston.org

●    Glassell School of Art
https://www.mfah.org/visit/glassell-school/

●    Lucille’s
5512 La Branch St, Houston, TX 77004
http://www.lucilleshouston.com/ 


Rice Village

 

Kirby Dr & University Blvd, Houston, TX 77005

https://www.ricevillagedistrict.com/shop-dine/

Nestled next to Rice University, this outdoor shopping and dining area is one of our favorite places to hang out. Check out:

●    Hopdoddy Burger Bar

(Austin-based gourmet burgers)

5510 Morningside Dr #100, Houston, TX 77005

https://www.hopdoddy.com/locations/ricevillage/

●    Local Foods

(gourmet farm-to-table sandwiches and salads. Get the truffle egg salad on a pretzel bun!)

2424 Dunstan Rd, Houston, TX 77005

http://www.houstonlocalfoods.com/Local_Village_Main%20Menu.pdf

●    Helen Greek Food & Wine

2429 Rice Boulevard, Houston, TX 77005

https://helengreek.com/rice-village

●    Coppa Osteria

5210 Morningside Dr, Houston, TX 77005

https://www.clarkcooperconcepts.com/private-events-venue/coppa-osteria/

●    The Chocolate Bar

(enough said)

2521 University Blvd, Houston, TX 77005

http://www.theoriginalchocolatebar.com