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“Revisit - Better than the first time.”

17 at Alden-Houston
Ranked #2,949 of 8,243 Restaurants in Houston
Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: San Jacinto
Transit: Located conveniently downtown at the corner of San Jacinto and Prairie Street in Houston's most happening zip code, 77002, and only steps away from the Main Street Light Rail Transit Train.
Description: *17 is dedicated to offering guests bold, unpretentious food while focusing on the freshness, seasonality and origin of the ingredients. Since opening, the restaurant has received outstanding local, regional and national recognition including: Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Gourmet, Town & Country, Travel+Leisure, USA Today and “Best New Restaurant” by Esquire. Texas Monthly rated #1 Where to eat now, “I like just being in *17, with its glittering crystal lights and sleek chocolate-and-white color scheme set off by froufrou red wallpaper on one side of the room.” Restaurant may be contacted at 832/200 8800
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“Revisit - Better than the first time.”
Reviewed January 30, 2006

I am glad to see 17 moving up on the list. On my recent visit I had an excellent time. I ordered the filet with their macaroni and cheese. The steak was cooked to perfection with the right amount of seasonings and tenderness. The mac and cheese was to die for, I do not remember the cheeses used but they also had a hint of truffles in there. The service was prompt and the timing of the food could not be better.

Our party enjoyed a bottle of Gary Ferrell from Russian River Valley recommended by our waiter, Mark . I highly advise visitors to request Mark, because he is very accommodating and does not impose on your dinner. He know the wines and can match a wine to your preference.

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