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E-Tao Asian Eatery

5135 West Alabama, Suite 7295, Galleria second floor between Nordstrom & Macy's, Houston, TX
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Ranked #106 of 7,221 Restaurants in Houston
Cuisines: Chinese
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Houston, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I eat here regularly with my wife. It is located near Nordstroms in the Galleria. The dishes are always authentic and tasty. I highly recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

What a nice spot! Great food(especially Dim Sum), nice Waiters, only Chinese Cooks; open kitchen, best Chinese Food in the US, i love it...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

If I didn't know better, I would have thought I was in China when I ate the dumplings from E-Tao, they were that delicate and delicious. I've had dim sum this good in Beijing, not in Houston. Also wonderful was the Tom Yum soup. I can't wait to return and try more of their menu. My guess is they'll soon... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We wanted something light while finishing shopping at the Galleria mall. We stopped in E-Tao. First, the clientele were mostly asian - a great sign. Second, the service was efficient. Third, the dumplings were great. We had the dumpling "combo" - very good variety and very tasty. We kept ordering more dumpling dishes - all great. Very cool place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I was in Houston for a conference and stayed at the Westin Oaks which is adjacent to the Galleria Mall. I stopped by E-Tao for dinner and lunch on two separate occasions and both experiences were ok. The first stop was for dinner where I ordered the soft shell crab fried rice and their signature dumplings. The fried rice defaults... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Authentic and wonderful food. A bit crowded at lunch but they move fast. Great dim sum and really, anything on the menu is super!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

EXCELLENT, authentic food, efficient service, comfortable interior. Highly recommended. If the restaurant is full of Chinese guests on a Sunday night, you know it's a good spot. Great food, authentic flavors. Went for an all Vegetarian dinner and wasn't disappointed. You can tell a lot about a Chinese place by their Hot & Sour soup...fantastic. Ordered a Lotus and Mixed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I walked by this place while shopping with my sister in The Galleria and decided to stop here on a whim. I'm so glad we did because it has been the best Asian cuisine I have eaten since moving to Houston. The meals were pretty big and they are moderately priced. The food is fantastic so the price was not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013 via mobile

Love this restaurant . Once you stop you can't stop. I have been 3 times in as many days. I can confirm the dim sum is wonderful I didn't want the flavour to leave my mouth . The lettuce wraps a re good but not as good as the dim sum. I have also had tom yum soup which was... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I work in the Galleria and didn't know it was there for over a year! Once I started going, I can't stop! They have the best shrimp wonton soup I have ever eaten, the potstickers are fabulous and I LOVE the Lo Mein. Great service too. Go, you will love it!

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