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Spindletop

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Mon, 3/25
8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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APPETIZERS
$18.0
B.B.Q Bourbon Shrimp
grits mill stoneground grits, cotija cheese, ortega peppers, sweet onion, tear drop peppers, crispy serrano ham strips
$20.0
Artisinal Meats & Local Cheeses
Texas local cheese & charcuterie with seasonal chutney
$19.0
Seafood Mac N' Cheese
blackened gulf shrimp, crawfish tails, crab meat, and smoked sausage in a creamy cheese blend sauce
$17.0
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake
chipotle aioli, local greens, meyer lemon scented marinated heirloom cherry tomatoes
$17.0
Smoked Salmon Carpaccio
fried jalapeno rings, pickled red onions, pine nuts, spicy yellow pepper aji
$19.0
Spindletop's Avocado Dome
jumbo lump crab salad and salsa cruda stuffed in dome shaped avocado with red corn chips
SOUPS & SALADS
$14.0
Cajun Crab Chowder
calabasitas, potatoes, andouille sausage, green chiles, shrimp, bay scallops
$12.0
Burrata Salad
roasted roma tomatoes, figs arugula, walnuts, red radishes, texas garlic infused olive oil, blood orange balsamic glaze
$12.0
Crema Elote Soup
crema agria, roasted corn, queso fresco, Smoked Paprika, poblano relish
$12.0
Fall Spiced Pear Salad
fresh mixed greens, gorgonzola cheese, candied almonds, pomegranates, agave dijon vinaigrette
ENTREES
For One $48.0
For Two $66.0
Spindletop's Seafood Pot
lobster tail, gulf shrimp, mussels, clams, smoked sausage, fish, crab claws, and smoked potatoes in a flavorful ancho chill wine broth
$40.0
Gulf Coast Blacken Snapper
southwest cream sauce, black bean and corn relish, arroz con gandules
$38.0
Ancho B.B.Q Grilled Salmon
arroz con gandules, ancho BBQ sauce, seasonal vegetables
$40.0
Potato Crusted Halibut
avocado tomatillo salsa, butternut squash risotto, seasonal vegetables
$40.0
Gulf Shrimp & Spicy Lobster Ravioli
vodka cream sauce, shishito pepper, bay scallops, roasted wild mushroom, spinach, and heirloom tomatoes
$40.0
Pasilla Pepper & Black Garlic Braised Lamb Shank
gritsmill stoneground grits with crispy serrano ham, mint reduction pan sauce, seasonal vegetables
$48.0
Filet Surf & Turf (8 Oz)
cilantro pesto yukon mash, scampi shrimp, adobe shallot demi seasonal vegetables
$38.0
Saint Arnolds Blonde Ale Beer Marinated Grilled Chicken
grilled pineapple, roasted poblano, charred onion relish, agave glazed grilled sweet potato wedges
About
Experience fine dining on a grand scale at one of Houston’s only rotating restaurants.
PRICE RANGE
$31 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband brought me here for my birthday and indicated so when making our reservation. They don't recognize your event in any way as other restaurants do. We went at a good time, it wasn't too busy and it was still light out so we...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Camille S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the staff was very polite and professional, Ms. Lois was phenomenal! We had a reservation and were promptly greeted by hotel and restaurant host - all were very friendly, professional and helpful. Ms. Lois also quickly greeted us at the table, gave a brief...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank rchristensen89
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for our anniversary. We indicated our motive when we did the reservation, so I was expecting a special treatment for this as we had received in other restaurants when we celebrate a special ocassion, but we didnt. They gave us a small dessert...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Escape722345
Reviewed January 14, 2019

The service was simply amazing. My girlfriend brought me here for my birthday and the waiters and manger couldn't have been better. They provided such exceptional service that I felt at moments that my party was the only one there. I would definitively recommend this...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank travelmanj
Reviewed January 1, 2019

My wife and I had dinner here on New Year's Eve. Excellent service and a fixed price menu for the occasion. A four-course dinner. We started with Cajun Crab Chowder (calabasitas, potatoes, andouille sausage, shrimp, and bay scallops) that could have been a little hotter...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rhodeb
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This pretty upstate NY girl, far out of my class, generously allowed herself dress up and go with me to Jones Hall. Leipzig Symphony Orchestra was on the bill that evening, heralded as the oldest Continuing Symphony Orchestra in the world. As long-term full time...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Dave B
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

This has to be one of the worst experiences ever! We had a reservation for Tuesday night but there was really need. It was left than half fall. The menu is extremely limited and very, very expensive for what it is. We started with the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ElizabethDonn
Reviewed October 24, 2018

The main attraction of this restaurant is that it revolves while you are eating, so that by the time you have finished your meal, you have probably seen the surrounding buildings three times. The architecture is pleasing and the restaurant windows are marked with N,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Houlihan2
Reviewed October 11, 2018

The view is really amazing, the plates are a little bit pricey but definitely worth it for a special occasion. the service is awesome, our waitress Louise was very gentle and took good care of us.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cesar M
Reviewed September 24, 2018

My boyfriend wanted to take me out in Houston for a "special" dining experience and he picked Spindletop. Needless to say, our experience was amazing. The staff was wonderful and we were immediately taken care of upon stepping off the elevator. Also, the chef even...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Kschezv
August 30, 2017|
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Response from Prisc A | Reviewed this property |
I called the same day and made reservation. It was during the weekday. I dont know how it is on the weekend... I would recommend to download the app open table and it makes it easy to make reservation. Hope i helped :)
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Boma O
December 7, 2016|
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Response from AngloAmerican3333 | Reviewed this property |
They have a full menu, its not limited to seafood.
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Laquanta
October 10, 2016|
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Response from Tedstone | Reviewed this property |
Not really. Smart casual I suppose.
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