Top 10 Restaurants in The Woodlands
Kirby's sits on a hill-top near I-45 in The Woodlands Mall area and has one of the best steaks in town. Any time you visit Kirby's, you have to order the pepper steak: a filet mignon coated in cracked peppercorns with a cognac pepper sauce draped over the top. If you're feeling seafood, I recommend the pan roasted sea bass with a lobster risotto. Both items are scrumptious. Start your meal with the lobster bisque and a blue cheese wedge salad and you're in for a tummy satisfying night.
2. Perry's Steakhouse & Grille
The Woodlands location for Perry's is in my opinion the best. The restaurant always offers excellent service, followed by a delicious meal; it's a feel-good experience all around. The escargot at Perry's is hands-down the best escargot I have had, and I have eaten some in Paris. It's buttery, salty and melts in your mouth. But, the star of the menu is their famous pork chop carved tableside. The first time I ordered this I didn't know what I was getting myself into. There are three sections to the pork chop and the server tells you to go in order when you're eating the entree. I couldn't finish the first section, but that didn't stop me from tasting the other two juicy and savory sections. It's a lot of food, but makes for great leftovers the next day. If you're feeling a little fishy, go for the hong kong style sea bass or the pecan-crusted red snapper. It will rock your world.
1. Amerigo's Grille
Photo courtesy of Amerigo's Grille. The black and white sesame seed crusted salmon filet is savory and outstanding.
I absolutely love Amerigo's. My parents visited Amerigo's for the first time while I was in college and promised to take me the next time I came down. Last Christmas, we spent our Christmas Eve dining there and it was one of the best Christmas Eve dinners I have ever had. We began our meal with the calamari fritti -- breaded and fried to perfection. Afterwards, I ordered the bosc pear salad with dried cranberries, gorgonzola and pears with a blueberry-pomegranate dressing. My mom ordered her favorite Italian entree, cioppino, a seafood stew with lobster, snapper and shellfish sitting in a tomato sauce, with crusty bread to soak up all the sauce. I ordered the snapper, served with crabmeat and was a happy camper. It's a wonderful Italian restaurant to enjoy a night of celebration or a quiet dinner for two. I guarantee you'll leave with a smile on your face.
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