This is a great place to get lunch, though the line can get a little long at peak times. There is a separate line for to go orders that is usually shorter. The grilled chicken and red beans & rice are consistently delicious.
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Located in the Tunnel system one of several Treebeard's in the area. We ate in the tunnel location. Food was excellent, primarily cajun style food; I had the special which was chicken fried chicken with mashed potatoes and one more side. Great food, there is...More
This Treebeards is in the tunnel and is one of my favorite lunch places. They have good variety, daily specials, good veggie plates and salads. It tastes like home-cooked food (only better in my case!). Their red beans & rice is my favorite dish, especially...More
Here is a long time Houston favorite serving cafeteria style cajun food. Basic red beans & rice with sausage is excellent. Also jambalaya and specials of crawfish or shrimp etouffee. Three locations downtown if you include the site at The Cloister which is an interesting...More
So there a several locations in downtown Houston that fly under the Treebeard's flag. This one is in the Christ Cathedral hall. Cafeteria style food service offering comfort food standards like Cajun Jambalaya, meatloaf, and chicken fried steak. The sides are great as well albeit...More
Treebeards is a downtown Houston staple. They have dependable food, always tasty, and alternate side dishes on different days of the week. The desserts are particularly delicious.
I returned to the Freeboards that I first went to in 1992 and oh my it was so good. Love the cafeteria style and speed of service in this Houston tradition. I had a delectable piece of grilled chicken, red beans, and collard greens. Yum,...More
Staying in downtown Houston for the weekend and we were famished after a long flight. We discovered this well regarded neighborhood cafeteria style restaurant was just a few blocks away. I had etouffee, and my wife had chicken fried chicken. Both were excellent. And above...More