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Steamboat House

#151 of 7,026 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
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8045 N Sam Houston Pkwy W, Houston, TX 77064
(832) 912-1845
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Huffman, Texas
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have lived in Houston for 8 years now and while driving by at lunch decided to try the Steamboat House. We were not disappointed! The venue was very clean and quiet. The service was outstanding (Cleopatra was great!) and the food awesome! You will not leave hungry. We will definitely plan a repeat visit.

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Thank sherrydk_2000
Houston
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming to the Steamboat House can better be described as an experience more than eating out. From the moment you enter you are engulfed in Texas history and character. Yes, the entire area is immaculate, historical and professional. The staff strikes a delicate balance between being available when needed but unobtrusive when you wish to savor the experience or speak... More 

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Thank MichaelHouston
Houston
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689 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place for steaks and seafood. There is a good selection on the lunch menu. Service is pretty good.

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Thank SBF2
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Senie and all the staff did a fantastic job organizing and arranging this milestone event for me. Not many people know it, but Steamboat is on Tom Horan's top 10 list of top steakhouses in the US. ! It's hard to serve 22 people, and get their food to them at one time, but, they did an amazing job of... More 

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Thank rtv482
Houston
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275 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

went for a co-workers 30-year anniversary lunch .... there were 21 or 22 of us... they had us in the main dining room in a L-shape...pretty much you couldn't visit with anyone except for the person to the right or left of you. They put the tables way too close to the wall so you even had trouble getting out... More 

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Thank gailhouston
Senie F, Owner at Steamboat House, responded to this review

We value feedback from our guests and apologize for the less than enjoyable experience with us. The table set up was different but specifically requested by the guest of honor whose 30th anniversary you were celebrating. We sincerely apologize for the incorrectly cooked and seasoned steak. We always are happy to make it right when given the opportunity. As we... More 

nj
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, staff and atmosphere. There are parts of Texas history all over the restaurant. Best fried green tomatoes, and the wedge salad is top notch.

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Thank Caggy
Houston, Texas
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78 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a party of 4 expecting great steaks as advertised (to coincide with the prices as well). We ordered three steaks all varying in temperature, they all came back about the same. Who would have thought a rare would be slightly pink or that a medium well would be brown all the way. I can say we never had... More 

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Thank angela b
Senie F, Owner at Steamboat House, responded to this review

We take great pride in having excellent steaks cooked to perfection and when we fail short of that expectation we appreciate our guests giving us the information to make it better. Given the opportunity, we are more than happy to replace any steak or food item not cooked to your specifications. We do hope that some time in the future... More 

Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit and can't wait to come back! I hope that the 4th of July, Camp Hope fundraiser will be a new tradition for our family. We've spent 20+ years at Lake Palestine, TX and haven't found anything to replace the fun we had with family. Eating lunch at Steamboat House really helped! The food was delicious.... More 

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Thank miller872016
Katy, Texas
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a reservation but got there a little early. The restaurant was practically empty. The two people receiving us looked put out with us, especially the one who took us to our table. Just a sour look on his/her face. We were taken to a table which had a bare wall. All over the restaurant were tables next to... More 

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Thank brinyDeep
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We decided to stop at the Steamboat after attending the Magical Winter Lights and Lantern Festival SHRP. We tried steak, as well as seafood. We had salads and the typical side orders. All of it was no better than we could have gotten at Lubys or Golden Corral... and we don't eat at either of those restaurants. Other than the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8045 N Sam Houston Pkwy W, Houston, TX 77064
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: (832) 912-1845

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?