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Yao Restaurant and Bar

9755 Westheimer @ South Gessner, Houston, TX 77042
+1 832-251-2588
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
9755 Westheimer @ South Gessner, Houston, TX 77042
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1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Food was amazing and professional service. We were stuffed since the portion was giant (like Yao Ming) definitely will be back

Thank LelioAndrian
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We had a business lunch meeting at their private quiet room. The food was great and the service was awesome. I learned this restaurant was owned by Yao Ming a while ago!

Thank pc8862
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Met a friend, she had never been there. I had my always go to favorite, Double Pan Fried Noodles, better have a good appetite for this one, very big and very delicious! My husband had Crunchy Walnut Chicken, he liked it. Our friend ordered Orange...More

Thank hotmama36
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The food at Yaos is very good with good service and nice staff Thepotions are good and can share meals the location is very good and accessable Can eat in the dining room or very nice bar area

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Yao , the famous basket player , he is a hero to some. Opening a restaurant just for entertaining his fiends is not a bad idea. If you want me to rate the food , it is not to my expectation at all. Bar looks...More

Thank Connie Y
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We visited Yao's for the first time on friend's recommendation. Had Kung Pao chicken and stir fried veggies. All very good. Service good and nice atmosphere. We will certainly return.

Thank Urbanites
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Great place for lunch. Fast service, reasonable prices, easy parking, not crowded. Will be back soon.

Thank Ramil A
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We were there for a birthday lunch party. There are two private rooms. We occupied one. Service and food are wonderful. Their sweet and sour fish fillet and sesame chicken are awesome. Also need to reserve peking duck one day ahead. The duck is delicious....More

Thank leo88copper
Reviewed 26 June 2016

They have your standard Chinese dishes they were all very good priced. The decor of the restaurant was very clean and nice and the food cam out in lighting speed.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Excellent location for lunch meeting. It is an easy drive west and close to the beltway. The location has great parking, The table are distanced so you do not hear conversations at neighboring tables. Food was great.

Thank mrm1915
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mattkhouston
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Response from mahendran_sella | Reviewed this property |
I recollect someone was ordering gluten free dish. If you insist I think they will serve you gluten free dishes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9755 Westheimer @ South Gessner, Houston, TX 77042
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 832-251-2588
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