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Steamboat House

8045 N Sam Houston Pkwy W, Houston, TX 77064-3456
+1 832-912-1845
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (13 reviews)
“ribeye” (11 reviews)
“oreo cookie” (2 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
8045 N Sam Houston Pkwy W, Houston, TX 77064-3456
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1 - 10 of 157 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the place for lunch. Very very noisy, couldn't talk Service was ok I ordered the Texas pot. The meat was tasteless , done well but not taste. Will not order it again

Thank yaki a
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nicest restaurant, it is like a Texas-History museum, great steaks, but overall outstanding service. Johnathan was able to superbly serve us, as the same time to talk about the restaurant, and the history of Texas. Great job, Johnathan!

Thank Mario T
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful experience! One of my best ever! Food was amazing! The decor and information was fabulous. A special recommendation for the excellent service and attention we experienced with our waiter Chris - who was so proud, passionate and helpful - real Texan style.

Thank 738darlenew
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We enjoy trying restaurants, where we have never dined before & Restaurant Week provides these options. We had seen the restaurant before - usually on the Beltway going to either Dallas or IAH - saw Big Sam and talked about eating here. We saw their...More

Thank Gerry F
Reviewed 12 August 2017

After driving by the restaurant for years, we finally decided to try it. We took advantage of the Houston Restaurant Weeks special menu and price for our first visit. The service was wonderful and the food was delicious. My husband and I both had the...More

Thank Mary J
senief2014, Owner at Steamboat House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you! Always a pleasure hearing from a guest with comments about a wonderful expereince at Steamboat House. We are proud to participate in the HRW program each year to help feed those who need assistance.

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Met a client there for dinner and we started in the bar. The bar was an average experience with a decent array of scotch. The dining room was a fantastic experience with a TON of historical Houston memorabilia on the walls. The service was outstanding,...More

Thank Cachims
senief2014, Manager at Steamboat House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you! We appreciate you dining with us and taking time to share your experience at Steamboat House. We take great pride in providing excellence and value your comments.

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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Food was amazing. Would highly recommend the 16 oz ribeye pepper crusted steak. Melt in your mouth. Almost no fat yet very moist and flavorful. Center cut filet also good. Shared the key lime pie. Yummy! Caleb did an great job making sure we were...More

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senief2014, Manager at Steamboat House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you for dining with us and sharing your experience. We appreicate your business and look forward to your return.

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

One of the best steak I have eaten in a long time. The ribeye was delicious, cooked to perfection and juicy. This was in a charming environment which looks like a fancy museum. You enjoy the cuisine as much as the history of Texas. Service...More

Thank Julien C
senief2014, Owner at Steamboat House, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you! It is always a pleasure to hear from our guests regarding their experiences at Steamboat House. We take great pride in providing excellent service, food, and atmosphere.

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I took myfiancé there for her a celebration of her first day at work. I made a reservation and just asked to be somewhere quiet so we can celebrate. The hostess placed us behind a wood cabinet in the walkway of everyone. It was super...More

Thank kmart626
senief2014, Owner at Steamboat House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for dining with us for this special ocassion and sharing your experience. We always value every comment from each guest and take action as necessary as we continually strive for excellence in all that we do at Steamboat House. We take great pride...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

Excellent service. Tremendously delicious menu. Crab cakes are heavenly. Atmosphere is one of a kind. Highly recommended for any TX history enthusiast.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$69
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8045 N Sam Houston Pkwy W, Houston, TX 77064-3456
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 832-912-1845
  • E-mail
The Steamboat House is a steakhouse with a Texas history flair. Its large dining room is decorated with burgundy walls, flags and historical artwork. The restaurant hosts an intimate bar with a bust of Sam Houston and other Texas artwork. In addition to the main dining room and bar, guests are invited to reserve the unique Log Cabin room, which has become a popular spot for rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, Christmas parties, anniversary parties and more.

Steamboat House offers different menus for lunch, dinner and children’s menu. Popular lunch meal choices include chicken tender salad, Republic pot roast sandwich and tenderloin tips. The extensive dinner menu includes the best of prime and choice steaks, bison steaks, seafood including delicious crab cakes and more. The owner of the Steamboat House, Charlie Fogarty, visits with guests to inform and entertain people of all ages about the Republic of Texas History.
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