Quality Inn & Suites West Chase
2930 West Sam Houston Pkwy. So
Houston, TX 77042
Phone: (713) 785-3899
Fax: (713) 785-4722
Bars & Cafes
Think brick and wood with a cozy,rustic appeal as you enter La Madeleine French Bakery. It is worth a visit to this West Houston bakery just to get a look at the fully functioning wooden waterwheel. As you would expect, the bakery items are delicious. What some do not realize is that the other offerings, such as the herb-roasted chicken and Caesar salad, are equally divine. If all that is not enough, the bakery also serves delicious breakfast items. And, to top it all off, the pricing is also impressive.
Rock and roll seven days a week with some of the best live bands in Houston. This nightspot holds hundreds of people and is one of the city's hottest rock clubs. Giant over-stuffed chairs and large wooden tables give it an English pub flavor, and the beverage service is the best. It has enjoyed enormous popularity with the twenty-something set since 1977.
Honey Bee Teahouse & Fast Food is a quiet little cafe in Houston's Chinatown district. Noted for their milk teas and iced teas, this cafe offers a relishing variety. The green tea and milk tea with tapioca and caramel are popular favorites. A range of coffees and fruit juices are also on offer. Accompany your beverage with sandwiches or finger foods and follow it with a sweet pudding. Honey Bee Teahouse & Fast Food does not accept credit cards, so make sure you fill your pockets with ample cash when visiting.
Experience the flavors of authentic Thai food at this modern eatery located in Houston's version of Chinatown. The atmosphere is bustling and fun, particularly during lunch. Quieter moments can be experienced in the afternoon or early evening. You will definitely want to try the pad Ka praw, a minced chicken dish that is the overwhelming favorite of diners. If you are feeling a little uncertain about the menu, the lunch buffet is a great way to sample a bit of everything. There is a great selection of Asian beers available.
The Hideaway On Dunvale is a simple dive bar that offers a casual and relaxed atmosphere to its patrons. Here, you can enjoy a drink or two and choose from the variety of treats; its specialty being crawfish. Apart from that, Hideaway hosts live music concerts featuring local artists/bands playing blues and rock music. Given the perfect mix of good food and great music, The Hideaway On Dunvale is an ideal place for a night out with friends.
Town & Country Village attracts hordes of enthusiastic shoppers daily, and also has many restaurants to cater to them should they get tired. One such restaurant is Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, which has many delicious meat and seafood offerings. Steak lovers will be delighted by the signature porcini-rubbed filet mignon, as well as the peppercorn and prime New York strip. The seafood section of the menu features dishes like shrimp scampi and Alaskan king crab legs. There is a vast assortment of wines from which you can pick the one that best complements your meal.
For fresh and delicious seafood look no further than Eddie V's. Try the Crispy Cashew Calamari, Chilean Sea Bass and West Australian Lobster Tails. If you're not in the mood for seafood, there is also steak, including USDA Prime New York Strip. Pair your meal with a glass of wine or a cocktail. There is live music every night.
Mouth-watering sushi, Bento Box, soup and salads are all available at Ra Sushi. Try the Chili Ponzu Yellowtail Sushi or the Viva Las Vegas Roll. There is also wine, beer, sake and cocktails, including unique drinks like the Saketini that has both vodka and sake. Ra Sushi has a happy hour on Monday to Saturday from 3p to 7p with half-off several food options.
Eclectic and fun, this popular bistro offers some interesting menu twists to match the atmosphere. Affluent businessmen and women from the nearby 'energy corridor' fill the restaurant to capacity during lunch but the crowd is usually a little more diverse in the evenings. Both Greek and Middle Eastern accents make their presence felt on the interesting menu. Try a delicious gyro or one of the many chicken or fish heart-healthy selections. Beer and wine are both available to quench your thirst.
Rhythm and blues fans on the West Side know all about this eccentric little pub. The decor is relatively simple and the origin of the name is an unsolved mystery, but the bands that play here are always worth a listen. No one will mind if you feel the urge to let your feet do the talking, but dancing typically takes a back seat to simple enjoyment of the music and good, friendly conversation. The pub is open daily and has a solid following in the 20-to-40 age group. Live bands typically play every night except Mondays. A small cover charge may apply for some bands, but admission is often free.
Yard House is a fun and friendly restaurant and bar. This casual restaurant has an extensive menu, ranging from Avocado & Swiss Burger to Blue Crab Cake Hoagie to Margarita Pizza. There is also a Kid's Menu for children twelve and under. Yard House is also known for their wide selection of beer, including well known labels and fairly unknown drinks. For a delicious and fun night out, look no further.
Style meets substance at this upscale venue, a place where wine connoisseurs and foodies unite. Located at the Citycenter mall, The Tasting Room is the perfect spot to unwind after a hectic work day or just hang out with friends. Sample some of the choicest wines from their extensive collection, by glass or by bottle. Food and wine make perfect pairings, and the menu features brick-oven pizzas, gourmet cheese plates and artisan sandwiches. Live music and sharp service add to the memorable experience, guaranteeing multiple visits.