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) #48 of 1,225 Restaurants in Memphis $$ - $$$, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5000 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38117-7604
+1 901-683-0915
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (32 reviews)
“salads” (23 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5000 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38117-7604
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We joined friends here for lunch and we each ordered one of their salads. My husband got the Thai chicken and noodle salad. It came with mango, avocado and peanuts. He said it was tasty but small, especially for the price. A friend got the...More

1  Thank NieSam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't go wrong with Houston's. Have never had a bad meal. Excellent service. To avoid the wait we usually eat at the bar.

1  Thank rheumom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is often crowded, which translates to "it must be good". And, it is. The steaks especially the marinated and the prime rib were perfectly cooked and very tasty. One son had the grilled chicken salad and loved it. Attentive staff with great service....More

1  Thank janw867
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We fancied a good steak and where else but Houstons. The steaks were beautifully cooked and tasty. The coleslaw, fries and Caesar salad were all excellent and we enjoyed the meal very much. Our server was very helpful and friendly and we enjoyed the whole...More

Thank sdee101
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Took some friends here last weekend. They had wonderful appetizers, good service, and great entrees. I had the jumbo fried shrimp with steamed broccoli on the side. Those were some really big shrimp for $23 for a half a dozen. For an appetizer we had...More

Thank Izzy333
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I had their Cheeseburger! You can't beat it! They use real cheddar cheese and cook it to you liking! It was wonderful. Everything there is wonderful. I've never had a bad meal there.

Thank Becky S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Been coming here for years. Good quality food. More upscale. Has a busy lunch crowd. Had tempura chicken and Veggie burger. Great atmosphere and bar.

Thank 793casper
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Had arranged a trip back to Memphis after being gone for 10 years. I had decided on a food tour since I missed all the great food there and Houston's was high On the list. Started with a local beer and some spinach and artichoke...More

Thank Bubandbrandon
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Very warm, inviting atmosphere, friendly, helpful servers, excellent cocktails. HUGE perfectly cooked shrimp cocktail, fresh delicious spinach dip, perfectly cooked prime rib, excellent salad.

Thank nitroliz
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent dining experience. Almost 2 hour wait, but well worth it. The food was exquisite. The service was top notch and because it was our anniversary our meal was discounted.

Thank Paula R
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can i have two orders of the Scottish Smoked Salmon appetizer shipped via FedEx to Agoura Hills, Ca. where i live? I have heard such great reports on this dish i cannot resist asking. signed Norwegian with watering mouth in California
19 September 2016|
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Response from Sharon O | Reviewed this property |
Lol......i'm not sure since I'm local. A call to the restaurant should provide you some answers. Several restaurants in the area do ship FEDEX.
Deborah P
Do we need reservations for dinner
26 June 2016|
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Response from Kimberly B | Reviewed this property |
No, but you are usually seated within an hour. I suggest Monday or Tuesday night, as they are usually lighter days.
George M
How much.wood does houstons go.through a month
14 February 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5000 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38117-7604
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-683-0915
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