Quality Inn & Suites
11003 Fairmont Parkway
La Porte, TX 77571
Phone: (281) 471-2400
Fax: (281) 471-2433
11003 Fairmont Parkway, La Porte, TX, US, 77571
- Phone: (281) 471-2400
- Fax: (281) 471-2433
Like most Asian restaurants in Houston, the atmosphere is friendly and casual at the China Star Vietnamese Restaurant. If you happen to be in the Clear Lake area, this is a great spot to grab a bite with family or friends when you need a break from the tourist attractions. The menu consists of an assortment of Chinese and Vietnamese specialties in a moderate price range. The lemon grass chicken is a diner favorite that is definitely worth sampling.
Relax and enjoy seafood specialties at the Aquarium restaurant. The walls and staircases are aquariums filled with fascinating species of marine life that are certain to catch your fancy. Outdoor seating is available in fair weather, and live entertainment plays on weekends. Menu prices are not too heavy on the pocket, with everything from seafood to pastas and salads to indulge in. Accompany these delicious meals with an 'aqua martini' for a satiating experience.
Overlooking Houston's Ship Channel, the Monument Inn Restaurant has been a popular choice for parties, receptions, company meetings and private dining since its inception in 1974. Near the Lynchburg Ferry, San Jacinto Monument, and Battleship Texas, the restaurant combines history and seafood to capture its unique nautical atmosphere. Guests may order the fresh catch of the day blackened, broiled, stuffed or fried. Shrimp, oysters, crawfish Etouffee and Cajun popcorn shrimp round out the seafood menu, while chicken and steak provide more traditional dining choices.
Do not let the name Frenchie's fool you. This popular restaurant serves up some of the finest Italian/Neapolitan dishes in the city. The proximity to the Space Center Houston has obviously had an impact on the decor. Instead of typical Italian, you will find lots of interesting NASA memorabilia adorning the walls. Along with assorted Italian choices, the menu also features a nice selection of Gulf seafood. Your best bet is to settle on a combination of the two, a pasta with a zesty sauce and a seafood topping.
If you are in the mood for stir-fry, then you will definitely like this restaurant's operating concept. Select your own ingredients from a fully loaded bar and then hand them over to a chef for preparation. Other Asian specialties are available if stir-fry is not your thing. With virtually every Asian nation represented on the menu, you are certain to find something that will appeal. The spicy Thai red curry chicken is a good dish to start with.
Perched on the edge of the Houston Ship Channel, this restaurant offers an up-close-and-personal view of incoming ships that is often quite impressive. If the channel is not busy, you will still be blessed with an enchanting view of the water. Fresh seafood and juicy steaks dominate the menu. Your best choice would be to select an entree that combines the two. Many lobster, crab, shrimp and steak pairings are available. The popular Sunday brunch offers the perfect opportunity to sample a variety of specialties.
If you adore Mexican pastries, this little shop will satisfy your craving. Located on the East End, it is run by two sisters who spend a lot of time and effort baking up the finest homemade breads, cookies and sweets. They also cook wonderful biscuits, gorditas and breakfast tortas if you are in the mood for something a bit more filling.
If you enjoy casual dining and incredible food, definitely check this South Houston restaurant out. Large crates filled with fresh produce serve as the decor. The whole family can relax and have a good time in this atmosphere. The menu is broad and offers just about everything, including a nice selection of health-conscious items. Prime rib is the favorite of the house, and a salad bar is available for light eaters or for tossing your own appetizer. They also have a children's menu for the kids.
Located in the hip and posh Galleria area, this Tex-Mex old-timer offers a good time to all. The traditional Mexican decor inspires fun and conversation. Fajitas are always an excellent choice. Other delights on the menu include enchiladas, tamales and tacos. All are good and served in generous portions. Go easy on the complimentary chips or you will be full before your meal arrives.
This restaurant got its start by catering to the overflow crowds from nearby Ninfa's, but it was not long before it was attracting crowds on its own merits. The huge Mayan-based mural, transports diners to another world and inspires a lot of conversation. Specialties from the Yucatan, like black bean and pork combinations, join with Tex-Mex to form the menu. Order one of the stellar margaritas from the full bar and settle in for a fabulous meal the entire family will enjoy.
Featured on Food Network's, "The Next Iron Chef" owner Bryan Caswell has made quite the name for himself at this popular eatery. Self-proclaimed as the "finest seafood restaurant" in Houston, Reef comes very close to its description. Offering customers a wide variety of seafood, the restaurant packs in crowds of people. Typically bustling with people during the major dining hours, customers can still relax and enjoy a meal in a casual, comfortable atmosphere.
If you happen to be downtown for breakfast or lunch, you should not miss Irma's Restaurant. Feel right at home as Irma comes out of the kitchen herself to gauge your satisfaction. Breakfast serves up amazing huevos rancheros, and the chile rellenos makes a divine lunch. To make it even better, your wallet will love the prices that are truly amazing. Alcohol is not available, but you will be too focused on the food and friendliness to care.