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Top 12 Houston restaurants of 2018

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HOUSTON – Here are the Top 12 restaurants in Houston of 2018, according to Good Taste.

PHOTOS: Top 12 Houston Restaurants of 2018

Listed in alphabetical order:

  • Avondale Food & Wine
    240 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006
    http://avondalefoodandwine.com
    'Tis the season for butternut squash and you can't go wrong with a dish of their handmade roasted butternut squash ravioli.
     
  • Eunice
    3737 Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX 77098
    832-491-1717
    https://www.eunicerestaurant.com
    This new Cajun-Creole spot is creating quite the buzz around town. What to try -- the blue crab tartine with avocado, ravigote, and petite herbs is a winner!
     
  • Feges BBQ
    3 Greenway Plaza Suite C-210, Houston, TX 77046
    832-409-6118
    https://www.fegesbbq.com
    BBQ is truly a labor of love but this husband-and-wife operation have nailed down some winning recipes for their perfectly prepared meats and creative sides.
     
  • Fig & Olive
    5115 Westheimer Rd Suite C-2500, Houston, TX 77056
    832-632-6632
    https://www.figandolive.com
    Fig & Olive offers a bountiful menu centered around olive oils and ingredients carefully selected to showcase the cuisine of the French Riviera. Make sure to put this one on your list!
     
  • Kulture
    701 Avenida De Las Americas A, Houston, TX 77010
    713-357-9697
    https://www.instagram.com/kulture_houston
    Don't leave without trying the "Fried Poussin" in the seafood cream sauce served with a crawfish popover and celery zucchini.
     
  • Mona Fresh Food Italian
    19355 Katy Fwy #500, Houston, TX 77094
    832-321-4830
    http://monaitalianfood.com
    Transport yourself to the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy where you can find Piadina stands around every corner. What to try -- a Piadina of course! 
     
  • Nobu
    5115 Westheimer Rd suite c-3515, Houston, TX 77056
    832-987-2599
    https://www.noburestaurants.com/houston/home-2/
    Looking for something light? Go for the Baby Spinach Salad laced with succulent sweet shrimp and dotted with dried miso.
     
  • Phat Eatery
    23119 Colonial Pkwy b2, Katy, TX 77449
    832-913-6382
    Scratch-made Malaysian street food can be found at this Katy hot spot. Try the charcoal-grilled beef or chicken satay -- it's the perfect meal to sit down with or to take on the go. Warning: the peanut sauce is highly addicting, eat with caution! 
     
  • Poitin
    2313 Edwards St Ste 100, Houston, TX 77007
    713-470-6686
    https://www.poitinhouston.com
    Four words: Crispy Fried Duck Legs. You can't leave without trying their Crispy Fried Duck Legs drizzled with a pomegranate-molasses-ginger glaze, served with chili potatoes and a watercress/radish salad.
     
  • Tobiuo Sushi & Bar
    23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd Suite H130, Katy, TX 77494
    281-394-7156
    https://www.tobiuosushibar.com
    Chef Mike Lim's menu can be rather adventurous with menu items like flame-seared foie gras to savory bone marrow with pineapple soy, chives and tempura flakes. Whatever you decide eat, make sure to add a Tuna Poke Roll to your order -- it's the perfect sharable.
     
  • TRIS
    24 Waterway Ave Suite #125, The Woodlands, TX 77380
    281-203-5641
    https://triswoodlands.com
    Chef Austin Simmons' Shrimp Tom Yum Soup is a beautifully balanced aromatic infusion of flavors, ingredients, and textures meshing together in harmony, all in a single bowl.  
     
  • UB Preserv
    1609 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006
    346-406-5923
    http://www.ubpreserv.com
    The NYC Style Snack Plate -- This perfect plate is filled with smoked fish dip, creamed onions, hash brown, smoked trout and zesty firecrackers.  
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