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Steamboat House

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Wed, 2/20
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

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Onion Ring Tower
Deep fried golden brown and delicious
Seguin Spinach and Artichoke Dip
A warm creamy combination of artichoke, spinach, & cheese with toasted garlic bread
Twin Sisters Sea Scallops
Wrapped in applewood smoked bacon with a citrus beurre blanc served over a bed of baby arugula and spinach
Add Dinner Salad and Choice of Side $27.0
Camarones De San Antonio (4)
Large shrimp with jalapeno & provolone cheese, wrapped with applewood smoked bacon, batter fried or grilled served with roasted red pepper & avocado sauces
Fried Green Tomatoes (6)
Southern favorite with horseradish and roasted red bell pepper sauce
Louisiana Shrimp Cocktail (6)
Jumbo Shrimp for two or one hungry Texan
Texas Ranger Calamari
Sure to please even a Texas Ranger. Served with a slightly spicy Chipotle remoulade
Half Order (1) $13.5
Famous Texas Navy Crab Cakes (2)
Heavy on the crab and light on the filler, with spicy remoulade sauce
All steaks, chops, & prime rib are served ala carte
The General Houston
This 18oz USDA Prime Ribeye, bone-in, is what Sam would have ordered and enjoyed
The Governor Houston
This 8oz USDA Prime Filet Mignon is like no other pleasure served on a plate
The President Houston
This 18oz USDA Prime Porterhouse, "King of Steaks" will make you feel Presidential
The Senator Houston
This 16oz USDA Prime New York Strip would make Texas first U. S. Senator proud
The Cherokee Tomahawk
A 32oz Angus long bone ribeye steak. Dinner for 2 or 1 really hungry Cowboy
American Wagyu
12oz boneless 5 Mishima Ribeye. Eating is believing.
Margaret Lea Houston Filet
6oz center cut filet
Baron de Bastrop Filet
8oz center cut filet
Davy Crockett Filet
10oz center cut filet enjoyed by a Texas Hero such as Davy
Stephen F. Austin Rib-eye
12oz tasty ribeye
Lobster Tail 5 oz
Grilled Jumbo Gulf Shrimp - (4) Shrimp
Pepper Crusted Steak
Béarnaise Sauce
Bleu Cheese Crusted
Oscar Topping
Béarnaise Sauce with crabmeat & asparagus
Sautéed Mushrooms
Grilled Sweet Onions
Roasted Jalapeno Demi-Glace
Bacon Wrap
with Nueske's Applewood Smoked Bacon
All seafood entrees served with a dinner salad & choice of a side
Peggy McCormick's Salmon
Grilled Verlasso salmon filet with mango salsa served
Copano Bay Shrimp
(8) grilled or fried large shrimp
Two Crab Cakes Served $36.0
Half Order (1) Crab Cake $24.5
Famous Texas Navy Crab Cakes
Seafood Trio
Grilled or fried shrimp (4), a crab cake and filet of Verlasso Salmon
Pan-Seared Chilean Seabass
topped with crabmeat
Cedar Point Fresh Fish
We bring in the freshest fish and our chef creates a feature for the day. Ask your server for details
Tender Beef Tips
served over wild rice with mushroom sauce and mushroom sauce and dinner salad
Chicken Fried Chicken Plate
Batter fried or grilled chicken breast served with herb-garlic mashed potatoes and dinner salad
Allen Landing Chicken Supreme
Oven-roasted airline chicken breast with chardonnay herb sauce & spinach-mushroom stuffing served with rosemary-applewood bacon-roasted fingerling potatoes & grilled asparagus and dinner salad
Jim Bowie Angus Burger
A half-pounder with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, and mayo or mustard with choice of French fries, sweet potato fries, or homemade chips
Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich
served with grilled onions, lettuce, tomato, roasted jalapeno demi-glace and jalapenos on the side with choice of French fries, sweet potato fries, or homemade chips
Lone Star Bison Burger
served with grilled onions, lettuce, tomato, roasted jalapeno demi-glace and jalapenos on the side with choice of French fries, sweet potato fries, or homemade chips
One side per steak entree $3.95 (excluding Mac 'n Cheese), additional sides are individual pricing as indicated below
Asparagus, sautéed OR fried
Rustic Wild Rice
Fresh Green Beans with Bacon
Sautéed Spinach
Grilled Portobello Mushrooms
Baked Sweet Potato
Applewood Bacon Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
Baked Idaho Potato
Homemade Kettle Chips
Beer Battered Fries
Chef's Vegetarian Delight
Fettuccine Pasta tossed with a fresh herb lemon olive oil. Served with a mix of sauteed vegetables; Portobella mushroom, squash, cherry tomatoes, asparagus, red and yellow bell peppers finished with a basil pesto vinaigrette and a dinner salad
Dinner Salad
Steamboat House Dinner Salad contains a variety of lettuce, shredded carrots, cherry tomatoes, red onion
Spinach Salad
with toasted almonds, blueberries, strawberries, Feta cheese, red onion, and a raspberry chipotle dressing
Wedge Salad
Wedge of baby iceberg lettuce with crumbled bleu cheese, bacon pieces, tomato, & cucumber
Beefsteak Tomato Salad
Slices of beefsteak tomato, bleu cheese and red onions with red wine vinaigrette
Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce, shaved parmesan, garlic-herb croutons tossed in a Caesar dressing
Verlasso Salmon Salad
A grilled filet of Verlasso salmon with mango salsa over mixed greens in a lemon vinaigrette dressing
Yellowfin Tuna Salad
Seared sashimi grade slices of yellofin tuna over organic greens with grapefruit, avocado slices and toasted sesame ginger dressing
Cup $7.5
Bowl $11.0
Steamboat House Seafood Gumbo
Sweet crab meat, shrimp, okra, tomatoes in a dark roux, with white rice
Cup $7.5
Bowl $11.0
Ella Machemehl's Famous German Potato Soup
German sausage, tomatoes, scallions and cheddar cheese
The Steamboat House is a steakhouse with a Texas history flair. Its large dining room is decorated with burgundy walls, flags and historical artwork. The restaurant hosts an intimate bar with a bust of Sam Houston and other Texas artwork. In addition to the main dining room and bar, guests are invited to reserve the unique Log Cabin room, which has become a popular spot for rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, Christmas parties, anniversary parties and more. Steamboat House offers different menus for lunch, dinner and children’s menu. Popular lunch meal choices include chicken tender salad, Republic pot roast sandwich and tenderloin tips. The extensive dinner menu includes the best of prime
$13 - $69
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
American, Steakhouse
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I initially chose this place because of the name - thinking they would have seafood on the menu. I found out that the Steamboat House is a steakhouse with only 2 seafood options for entrees - Sea Bass and Crab Cakes. We started with a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Bradley R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cleopatra served our party of 9 with ease. She was fabulous! The atmosphere was wonderful! We love the room n the food was great looking forward to coming back and yes Cleopatra we’ll be our waitress

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank gingerbread71
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was my first visit and it was great! We were in a group of 10 and I am not sure if the other folks steaks were too rare, but my was perfect at medium. Three of us ordered medium but there steaks came out...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pattim970
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Met customers here for lunch and the place is great to meet with people for conversations. The service person was great and friendly. The food was not impressive at all. The red fish special was fishy and oversauced. The broccoli tasted like it was frozen...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

We went there on Christmas Eve and loved it. The historical context is very impressive and if you’ve never been there, plan on spending at least half an hour (more I’d possible) to look through their historical documents. The paintings on the walls are worth...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Aaron323
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Conveniently located on The Sam Houston Parkway, near the Sam Houston race track, this one of a kind steakhouse combines almost museum like atmosphere with a unique dining experience. My wife and I are frequent diners, enjoying the extensive but affordable wine list and cuisine...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sheldon M
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Visited with a small party of 4 for a business dinner. As a visitor to the US this place really felt like I was in the Deep South and was the type of place you would expect to see on a film. Food was excellent...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank chenderson524
Reviewed December 11, 2018

even without reservation on a full house we got a table. with the smile please ! nice table quickly attended and fast service, very good outstanding meat, excellent wine card, and service outstanding too so only can recommend to any one visiting Houston, its a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bernard P
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Great Place for lunch time with lots of pass Texas History. It's like waking into a museum with lots of Texas Memorabilia. Really Neat Place.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ferdie D
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

The location of this place is not ideal. Very neat place with a lot of Texas History. The food it self is over priced for what you get. The flavor of the steaks were awesome! They over cooked steaks, which is a HUGE no no!...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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