Houston, our favorite time of the year is back! What better way to support local restaurants than by participating in Houston Restaurant Weeks (HRW)! This is a weeks-long event with participating restaurants offering prix fixe and to-go menus in which a portion of the proceeds benefit The Houston Food Bank. 

From August 1 through September 4 (Labor Day), participating restaurants will donate $2 from the $25 lunch and brunch menus, $5 from the $39 dinner menus and $7 from the $55 dinner menus. With more than 200 restaurants participating, we know it can be hard to choose. Here are our top 10 menus to get you started. For a full list of participating restaurants and menus, visit houstonrestaurantweeks.com. Reservations are recommended.


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Serving fresh, locally-inspired cuisine, Bloom & Bee is at the $55 price point for restaurant weeks and invites guests into a lush garden to appease their appetite. Heirloom Tomato Salad or Mixed Pepper Seared Tuna are on deck for first course, followed by red fish, a New York Strip or risotto for the main course. Finish it all up with the turtle cheesecake, and you've had yourself a pretty epic meal.


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Looking for a great spot for lunch or dinner? Dine at the new Daily Gather in City Centre! You’ll love their traditional American and Houston-inspired menus. Their 2-course lunch menu for $25 per person offers items like Cacio e Pepe Frites, Tomato Basil Bisque Bowl or Garden salad for the first course. Choose between Seared Salmon, Butcher Burger, Crunchy Noodle Salad and more for your entree! What’s better than a 3-course meal? A 4-course meal! Daily Gather’s 4-course dinner at $55 per person offers your choice of Deviled Eggs, Salmon Ceviche Tostadas or Southern Rockefeller oysters for the first course. For the second course, select from various salads, soups and fresh items like Citrus Avocado with grapefruit, orange and fennel. For the third course, choose from Steak Frites, Rotisserie Chicken and more. Finish your meal with a Citrus Creme Brulee or Bananas Foster Banana Pudding!


For those in the mood for seafood, Eugene's serves up dishes to satisfy the craving with gusto. Gulf Coast Seafood Gumbo is available for the first course, followed by Shrimp Madison or a Fried Shrimp or Oyster Platter. Wrap up with a Key Lime Pie, and you'll feel like you just snuck away from the sandy ocean shore for a night in town. 


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This neighborhood craft cocktail bar and Latin restaurant is bringing mind-blowing dishes to restaurant weeks. Start with the Truffle Twinkies -  brioche stuffed with egg custard and truffle, topped with shaved white truffle, truffle oil and truffle salt, and garnished with green onion. Second course options include empanadas, chicken shwarma, beef tacos, gemelli pasta, or churrasco bites. Top the experience off with tres leches. This 3-course meal is at the $55 price point.


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In the heart of River Oaks District, you’ll find MAD Houston an eclectic and fun Spanish restaurant with a traditional and modern take on Spanish tapas. Try their $25 HRW 2-course lunch menu and choose tapas like Chilled Gazpacho, Watermelon Burrata, Bravas Tomas, Pulled Pork Croissant and the popular Huevo al Nido. If you’re hungry for more, try their 4-course dinner menu at $55 per person. Taste Tuna Tartare and Ginger Roll for the first course, Pork Empanadas and Calamari Bocadillos for the second course, Gambas al Ajillo and Mushroom Arroz for third course and finish with Spanish Churros! Their plate presentation alone will have you coming back for more.


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We recommend Rim Tanon near Upper Kirby for modern Thai street food. Their 3-course dinner menu at $39 per person has first course options like Clear Noodle Salad and Lao Style Papaya Salad. For your second course, taste mouthwatering Crabmeat Fried Rice, Crying Tiger steak or Spicy Seafood Fried Rice. Choose from Thai Style Shaved Ice, Mango Shaved Ice or Sweet Rice & Mango for dessert!  


Chef Richard Sandoval’s award-winning Pan-Latin Steakhouse, Toro Toro at the luxury Four Seasons Hotel is offering a 2-course lunch menu at $25 per person and a 3-course menu at $55 per person. For lunch, order the delicious Angry Scorpion Roll and pair with Toro Toro Burger. For dinner, choose the Amarillo Ceviche, Lomo Saltado and complete with Crepes Layer Cake! This is a great spot to taste amazing Latin cuisine.


At Trattoria Sofia, you’ll find rustic Italian-inspired cuisine in an intimate dining setting. Dine and choose their 2-course lunch and brunch menu for $25 per person or their dinner menu for $39 per person. You can’t go wrong with Suppli al Telefono croquettes and Margherita D.O.C. for brunch or Barbabietolina Arrosto and Cacio e Pepe for lunch! For dinner, we recommend ordering Fritto Misto, Prosciutto and Pollo Alla Parmigiana and you’re in for a great dining experience!


This Houston favorite will explode your tastebuds for a variety of cultures. The three-course menu is $55 a person and offers a variety of choices from around the world at each course. Start with the Japanese Kaki Fry Oysters or Salmon Tartare Bites and then move right along to their fan-favorite: Butter Chicken. Wild Mushroom Ravioli and Adobo Salmon are also on the list for second course. Finish up with Black Sesame Lava Cake or Rosewater Panna Cotta for dessert. You won't regret trying this restaurant at this price point and all for a great cause.