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The Lake House

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1600 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010-5016
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good47%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“tacos” (5 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
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1600 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010-5016
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Reviewed January 9, 2017

Great place to enjoy some quality comfort food and great company. I recommend the fish tacos! It's in a great location with lots of places to enjoy outside. The Lake House offers indoor and outdoor seating.

Thank jeremygodwin
Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Been coming here for several years. A couple of years ago the quality and variety of food changed and has not really recovered since. Went on a busy weekend ordered some sweet potatoes fries and a sandwich, paid then was told sorry out of the...More

Thank Tams_in_Oz
Reviewed October 28, 2016

Good place to have brunch, gossip with friends, take a walk, look around and even good for arranging a picnic!

Thank tasnuvashabnam
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Quiet small place in discovery green. The food is average, frozen, but good for a quick reasonably priced lunch in this area. Outdoor dining. The people in line behind me stated this is the first place they come when they land in Houston. I got...More

Thank survivor5804
Reviewed August 21, 2016

After our city tour of Houston, we stopped at Lake House for a white cheddar, apple smoked bacon cheeseburger and fries. Lots of fries, nice and hot. The burger included lettuce, tomato and onion. Condiments on the side. No free refills on the soda -...More

Thank Diane R
Reviewed July 13, 2016

There is nothing worse that when you walk into a place and the staff treats you like crap. This place was very unwelcoming and the cashier had no concept of what the menu consisted of (it's on the wall and they only offer 10 things)....More

Thank pidaua
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Got lucky and stepped inside to find great prices for good food. Across the street from the convention center for burgers, sandwiches, tacos, salads and fries. Good selection of drinks and sweets as well. Service was fast and they have inside and outside sitting.

Thank Mickey20
Reviewed May 27, 2016

We were in the area for a ballgame and grabbed a quick bite. This place is not exactly fast food but "quick service" type restaurant. I had a bacon cheeseburger and it was very good. The prices were very reasonable given the area of Houston...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed February 23, 2016

Clean comfortable place to take a break from a busy day. My little one just loves the sweet potato fries and lemonade!

Thank Alight007
Reviewed January 18, 2016

Remarkably affordable and a delicious lunch, served by friendly staff. A nice combination in a great location.

Thank David B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010-5016
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
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