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1302 Nance St, Houston, TX 77002-1124
+1 832-830-8592
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good12%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1302 Nance St, Houston, TX 77002-1124
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Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Highly rated, we tried it out and were slightly disappointed. Three of us had the tasting menu with matching wines, the fourth the vegetarian. Elaborately creative no doubt, attractive , interesting....we constantly had to ask as to what it was that we were eating....one translated...More

Thank Andris L
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Be sure and sit at the bar which is not really a bar. It is a good spot to watch the kitchen at work. We had the wine pairing with the tasting menu and everything was perfect. Everyone who worked there was great. This is...More

Thank LieAbility
Reviewed 24 April 2015

We really enjoyed Oxheart for the experience and the style of the food as well as the presentation and the service. It's definitely a place we will return to and as another reviewer said, will bring my own wine. We were satisfied when we left...More

Thank jenx99
Reviewed 20 March 2015

What I liked: * Nice atmosphere for dinner with conversation * Comfortable, rustic decor without being too primitive * Food was very good. Many interesting and layered flavors across the five courses, though certainly I liked some better than others. The wild boar dish and...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Came to Houston to visit friends, they made reservations a month ago for Oxheart. we were all excited to try, we were underwhelmed, there were some dishes that we clean the plate on and some that we could only eat a portion and not because...More

Thank tdhat
Reviewed 19 January 2015

After seeing the rave reviews and I was expecting something phenomenal. It was barely edible. I’ve been blessed to have gone to many fabulous restaurants throughout the world, but I’m sorry to report this wasn’t even close. I won't pick each dish apart, but they...More

Thank Neill N
Reviewed 17 January 2015

Having waited over a month for my reservation I was expecting something pretty amazing. The ambiance was nice, quaint, very small. The service was fabulous. Staff very friendly, informed, attentive. The wine pairings were special. Unique, tastey, shallow pour, but really nice. The courses were...More

1  Thank Denise C
Reviewed 13 January 2015

Chef Yu is a master of subtle flavor and precise technique. You'll take about two hours to enjoy the 6-course tasting menu. Relish every bite. Beverage pairings were spot on.

Thank Decklid18
Reviewed 28 December 2014

We dined here in July 2014 for my husband's birthday. We had the tasting menu, I believe there was about 7-9 courses. Now, I'll admit up front that I was in my first trimester of pregnancy, so I'm sure that played a big role in...More

Thank lnrogers1220
Reviewed 17 December 2014

We have been trying to get a reservation for this restaurant for months now. It is not because it's not available, but because I am from Los Angeles and travel a lot; so working with our busy schedules is tough. BUT it was so worth...More

Thank fromLAandHouston
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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1302 Nance St, Houston, TX 77002-1124
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 832-830-8592
We are native Houstonians with a restaurant in Houston that gathers Texas's best ingredients, cooked in a focused, creative way. Our restaurant is our home, so please come as you are to relax, eat, and drink. We look forward to having you join us for dinner.
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