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Taste of Texas Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

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Menu

JUST FOR STARTERS‎
$11.95
Baked Brie
Brie baked in a light pastry with toasted pecans, apricot glaze, and brown sugar. Served with fresh fruit, and crackers.
$15.95
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake
Chef Tracey Hassett created this crab cake recipe starting with six ounces of jumbo lump crab blended with Parmesan, cheddar, and provolone cheeses. Served with remoulade sauce.
$13.95
Stuffed Mushroom Caps
Six large mushroom caps, stuffed with jumbo lump crab meat, and topped with melted Brie.
$15.95
Texas Quail Bites
Four skewers of grilled marinated quail wrapped in bacon and a thin slice of jalapeño. Served with stuffed jalapeños, spicy ranch dressing and Dr. Pepper® barbeque sauce.
$15.95
Shrimp Cocktail
Six jumbo cold boiled shrimp served with cocktail sauce,  lemon, and horseradish.
$11.95
Jalapeño Stuffed Shrimp
Four large fried shrimp, battered and stuffed with Monterey jack cheese,  and a slice of mild jalapeño. Served with a cilantro-tomatillo sauce.
$9.95
Spinach Artichoke Dip
A wonderful blend of spinach and artichoke with goat, provolone and Parmesan cheeses. Served with tortilla chips.
SALADS‎
$9.95
Caesar Salad
A‎ faithful rendition of the salad that has become a classic.
$9.95
Wedge Salad
Baby iceberg lettuce, chopped bacon, tomato and blue cheese dressing.
SALAD BAR‎
Help yourself to our amazing salad bar and hot breads baked daily in our kitchen. Choose from a wide assortment of the freshest fruits, vegetables and cheeses available to accompany your meal.
$11.95
Salad Bar as a Meal
$17.95
Salad Bar with Grilled Chicken
$15.95
Salad Bar with Soup
$15.95
Salad Bar with Any Side Order
SOUPS‎
$5.95
Baked Potato Soup
Hearty, rich and creamy. Topped with bacon, grated Cheddar cheese, and chives.
$5.95
Texas Onion Soup
Traditional onion soup in savory broth, topped with provolone and Parmesan cheeses.
$5.95
Tortilla Soup
Garnished with tortilla strips, grated cheddar and Monterey jack cheeses and our pico de gallo.
LOCAL FAVORITES‎
Add a Salad or Salad bar for $5.95.
$19.95
With Grilled Chicken $17.95
With four Grilled Shrimp $25.95
Grilled Tenderloin Salad
Fresh mixed greens tossed with grapefruit, avocado and cilantro vinaigrette. Topped with spicy candied almonds, grilled red onions, four ounces of Certified Angus Beef tenderloin and a medallion of fried blue cheese.
$25.95
Grilled Tuna or Salmon Salad
Your choice of fresh grilled tuna or salmon served on top of crisp romaine hearts and baby arugula. Garnished with pear, fried capers, roasted asparagus, toasted pine nuts, avocado, cannelloni beans and tarragon vinaigrette. Topped with onion strings.
$15.95
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
Herb-marinated boneless and skinless chicken breast, grilled to perfection. Served on a gourmet bun with provolone cheese, brown sugar bacon, honey mustard,  and steak fries.
$13.95
Gold Burger
A‎ juicy and flavorful Certified Angus Beef burger that is custom blended to our specifications and hand formed in house. Each half-pound burger is topped with Cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, and pickles and served on a gourmet toasted bun.
$15.95
French Dip Sliders
Slow roasted Strip Sirloin, thinly sliced on three slider sandwiches with melted gruyere cheese, topped with herb butter. Served with au jus, horseradish sauce and steak fries.
SIDE ORDERS‎
$4.95
Fresh Asparagus with Hollandaise
$4.95
Fresh Broccoli with Hollandaise
$4.95
Fresh Green Beans with Almonds and Bacon
$4.95
Brussels Sprouts with Bacon Jam
$4.95
Sautéed Fresh Spinach
$4.95
Baked Potato
$4.95
Baked Sweet Potato with Pecans
$4.95
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
$4.95
Steak Fries
$4.95
Sweet Potato Fries
STEAKS, PRIME RIB & SEAFOOD‎
Proudly serving only Certified Angus Beef for over 30 Years, the Finest Quality Steaks and Prime RIb! All of our steak, prime rib, and lobster dinners are served as a complete meal with a salad, homemade breads and a side order. We recommend having your steak flavored with our house-specialty lemon pepper seasoning, blue cheese butter, and/or sizzling in herb garlic butter on a hot platter.
Ribeye Steak by the Ounce
Cut to your own thickness. Come to the butcher shop and have your own juicy Certified Angus Beef ribeye steak cut as big as you like it. 16 oz. Minimum. $2.95 /Oz.
6 Oz. $41.95
10 Oz. $49.95
14 Oz. $59.95
Center Cut Filet
The most tender and delicious filet ever. Center cut and perfectly lean. Served with bearnaise sauce and bacon wrapped upon your request.
Filet Oscar
Complete‎ your filet with 2 ounces of jumbo lump crab and hollandaise sauce. Add $9.95
$59.95
Bone-In Filet
Fourteen ounce "bone-in" center cut filet. Aged on the bone for fullest flavor.
$49.95
New York Strip Sirloin
The steak lover's choice and our house specialty. Our 16 oz. Certified Angus Beef boneless strip sirloin is the finest steak money can buy.
$51.95
T-Bone Steak
Twenty ounces of the classic combination of filet and New York strip. Well-trimmed and aged "bone-in" for flavor and tenderness.
$57.95
Cowboy Steak
This 24 oz. "bone-in" ribeye steak brings you the famous rich flavor of ribeye enhanced with aging on the bone.
10 Oz. $39.95
14 Oz. $45.95
18 Oz. $49.95
24 Oz. $57.95
Slow Roasted Prime Rib
The ultimate prime rib. Juicy, tender, and full of flavor. Slowly roasted and served in natural au jus with red Hawaiian salt and horseradish sauce. Ask your server about availability.
$63.95
Porterhouse Steak
32 ounces of the king of steaks. Over one-and-a-half inches thick and fall-off-the-bone tender.
TO COMPLETE YOUR MEAL‎
You may complement any one of our famous Certified Angus Beef steaks or other entrées by adding.
$15.95
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake
$19.95
Steamed Lobster Tail
$11.95
Four Jalapeño Fried Shrimp
$13.95
Four Jumbo Grilled Shrimp
$7.95
Two Skewers of Quail
TEXAS SPECIALTIES‎
$29.95
Marinated Steak Skewer
A skewer of charbroiled beef tenderloin flavored with a spiced pineapple marinade. Served with mushroom wild rice, grilled vegetables and a trip to the salad bar.
$29.95
Grilled Tenderloin Medallions
Six ounces of grilled Certified Angus Beef tenderloin medallions served over bordelaise sauce and topped with fried onion strings. Served with fresh asparagus, a baked blue-cheese stuffed tomato and a trip to the salad bar.
$27.95
Texas Pecan Crusted Chicken
Pecan crusted chicken breast stuffed with a spinach and artichoke blend served over a lemon butter sauce. Accompanied by fresh green beans with bacon, wild rice and a trip to the salad bar.
$25.95
Herb Marinated Grilled Chicken
Boneless, skinless chicken breast, herb marinated and grilled. Served with raspberry sauce, grilled vegetables, sautéed spinach, and a trip to the salad bar.
$35.95
Grilled Tuna
Eight ounces of grilled tuna served with grilled pineapple pico de gallo, steamed broccoli, and a trip to the salad bar.
$29.95
Grilled Atlantic Salmon
A ten ounce fresh grilled salmon filet finished with whole grain mustard and honey vinaigrette. Served with garlic mashed potatoes, steamed broccoli, and a trip to the salad bar.
$29.95
Jumbo Grilled Shrimp
A half-dozen grilled jumbo shrimp. Served over wild rice with grilled vegetables, and a trip to the salad bar.
$27.95
Jalapeño Stuffed Shrimp
Six large fried shrimp battered and stuffed with Monterey Jack cheese and mild jalapeno. Served with a cilantro-tomatillo sauce, sweet potato fries and a trip to the salad bar.
$19.95
Grilled Vegetable Plate
A bounty of seasoned fresh grilled vegetables including portobello mushroom, asparagus, squash, red and yellow bell peppers. Served with quinoa pilaf and fried avocado on a cilantro-tomatillo sauce. Includes a trip to the salad bar.
DESSERT‎
$9.95
Creme Brulee
Traditional vanilla bean custard with a crunchy caramel crust.
$9.95
Snickers Pie
A delightful combination of chocolate, snickers, cheesecake, and whipped cream on a graham cracker crust!
$9.95
Slice of Heaven
Layered white and dark chocolate mousse in a raspberry sauce.
$9.95
Deep Dish Texas Pecan Pie
This thick and rich pie is loaded with pecans and served with cinnamon ice cream,
$9.95
Key Lime Pie
Made from fresh key lime juice.
$15.95
Texas Tower Chocolate Layer Cake
A four layer chocolate fudge cake with chocolate sauce, a great dessert to share.
$9.95
Apple Dumplings
Made from scratch, served with a warm caramel sauce, topped with pecans, served with cinnamon ice cream.
$7.95
Ice Cream Sundae
Cinnamon, Vanilla, or Cookies and Cream ice cream served with whipped cream, caramel, chocolate sauce, and sugared almonds.
$9.95
Homemade Cheesecake
Texas sized cheesecake, drizzled with Raspberry, Strawberry, or Caramel sauce.
PRICE RANGE
$22 - $60
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had our first date here and the food, service, and atmosphere is still excellent. We come back every year if we are in town.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Disa R
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is the go to steak place to bring your out of towner friends. You pick your own steak. You get unlimited salad bar with amazing corn bread and mini loaf breads, and huge cheese blocks. Hands down the best overall salad bar in town....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Toro9
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent service, great and high quality food. Plenty of choices in the menu. We always bring our friends and relatives here. Highly recommended to everyone. You will never regret any meals in Taste of Texas.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tworns
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place, it's not fancy penny like Pappas Steak house, but the food is well priced and the steaks are always perfect. I go about four times a year for over two decads. It's wonderful

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Philip W
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have not visited the Taste of Texas at least once, you are missing out on a great dining experience. Their steaks are amazing and the salad bar is by far the best one out there. Go, you will not be disappointed!!!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Getaway14705
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone comments on the steaks at Taste of Texas. They are great but they also have a delicious salad bar with a wide variety of salads. It is an impressive restaurant for a great salad.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 889elsier
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was top notch, the food was cooked perfectly. Served hot and fresh. It was a truly memorable experience.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank hookumhorns
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good daughter had a great Greek Salad and we had shrimp senior plates. Food was served fast as we had to attend a play. The restaurant was clean and the service was good.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sweetie333
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were given a gift certificate for letting our friends stay during the Houston marathon. It was unexpected but a great time. Cocktails and dinner were great.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank michellecP5090SN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and outstanding service! Only hindrance of going again for a special date is the atmosphere is a bit close quarters. I can hear the conversation at the table next to me. We actually had folks overhear us and join into our conversation. I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Aggie55_12
June 28, 2018|
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Response from Edward P | Reviewed this property |
I see this as standard price at most nice restaurants. I also like a nice glass of wine with my meal and feel not just this place but many others overcharge for a glass of wine. This place does have wine flights which you... More
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Jacqulyne E
May 11, 2018|
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You will see nice jeans being worn, but they do have a dress code. Basically, business casual and up to more formal from there.
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PAUL J
May 10, 2018|
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As far as I know this restaurant does not accept reservations. I would say this is the one con I have about the place because on weekends the wait can be over an hour depending on when you arrive. The wait is because they do... More
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