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Steamboat House

#165 of 7,026 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
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8045 N Sam Houston Pkwy W, Houston, TX 77064-3456
(832) 912-1845
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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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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Port Isabel, Texas
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83 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was so impressive from the outside and as you enter. The decor fascinating giving tribute to Sam Houston. Our waiter, Edwin was great. Interacted with us and congenial. The food was less than satisfying. The pricing much too high for the quality. The ribeye my husband and I ordered was less than satisfactory. Even when the outside rim was... More 

Thank Shirley R
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Dinners were outstanding. Loved visiting with Sam Houston. Texas history galore. Definitely coming back.

Thank addlleman
Richmond, Texas
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232 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Went for first time as part of Restaurant's Week. Very interesting place, many interesting Texas historical pictures and documents on walls. Could spend 1-2 hours just going around reading the material. Interesting place but how was the food - Food and service was excellent. Waiter was very attentive, friendly. My wife & I had the Restaurant Week menu items -... More 

Thank Kirby F
Georgetown, Texas
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Very impressive historical decor. Elegant dining experience. Food was exceptional. We had Texas Pot Roast. Salad with balsamic vinegar was beautiful. Bread was to die for. Service was outstanding.

Thank Nell S
Katy, Texas
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

I took my 80 year old mother and wonderful manfriend here on the spur of a moment, to spend time with my Mother. We have been in Texas from Savannah GA for over 40 years although never have eaten at this restaurant. So last night was the night. What a treat it was! Food was great! We all agreed! Samantha... More 

Thank JoniBowen1962
Humble, Texas
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Went with friends to Steamboat House, hadn't been there in awhile. Forgot how interesting this restaurant is with all of the historical documents and pictures of Texas and famous Texas figures. Sam Houston himself is standing outside. Charlie the owner will chat with you, don't try to stump him on Texas trivia, he'll beat you every time. But enough about... More 

Thank bwalker181
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

We were two couples enjoying a nice dinner out. The place has some rich history but its open design with super high ceilings resulted in a high noise level so talking was difficult. The food was good and fresh but a bit overpriced. Service was mixed with at times attentive, then waiter pulling plates away when we not finished, to... More 

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

Thank you for dining at Steamboat House and sharing your experience. As we strive for excellence we value your opinion and comments and regret that we fell short of your expectations. It is important to us that our guests enjoy every aspect of their visit without feeling rushed; this matter will be addressed with the servers. Hope you will visit... More 

Huffman, Texas
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 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.

Thank sherrydk_2000
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

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 

Thank MichaelHouston
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712 reviews
326 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8045 N Sam Houston Pkwy W, Houston, TX 77064-3456
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: (832) 912-1845

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?