Where to Eat on Halloween 2013: Decadent Dining, Wicked Good Sweets & Grape Ghoulade
Houston loves Halloween, and Houstonians love food, so if you are too old for trick-or-treating, why not reserve a table at a restaurant and spend the final night of October enjoying some spooky and delicious food? We've compiled a list of some of the area's restaurants that will be offering special menus for the evening just for you. Have a ghoulish dinner!
Photo by marksontok Celebrate Halloween at a Houston restaurant this Thursday.
Jonathan's The Rub
9061 Gaylord, 713-465-8200
Jonathan's The Rub will host a Halloween Special dinner featuring the tastes and colors of autumn. Choose from a variety of entrées such as a pan-seared crispy confit of duck breast, roasted apple cider pork loin and butterflied filet mignon with a gaucho purée of roasted garlic, sautéed onion and grilled jalapeños, topped with two sunny-side-up eggs.
Photo courtesy of Debora Smail Enjoy red deviled eggs from Triniti.
2815 S. Shepherd, 713-527-77098
Triniti is putting on a Halloween dinner bash that starts at 7 p.m., but the fun begins at 5 p.m. with music from DJ LoveFreq and Halloween-themed drinks from the bar, as well as special dishes, all with spooky names, of course -- Red Deviled Eggs, Bat Wings, Broken Ribs, Poke in the Eye, Seafood "Vampchana" and Pno. After spending time at the bar, head to the dining room for a five-course Halloween-themed dinner, starting with "A Bite of Veal": Thai chile sweetbreads with miso butterscotch, pickles and horseradish. Next up is "Heart Beets": beets with hearts of palm, sunchoke custard, lemon crumb and pumpkin seeds. The third course includes foie gras torchon, a fava bean salad and Chianti vinaigrette, which Triniti is calling "Hannibal Lecter." Refresh your palate with a spiced tomato sorbet, or "Bloodied Mary," before diving into the fourth course of "Screaming Lamb," which is lamb dumplings, lentils and smoked tongue with tomato and root vegetable piccalilli. Finally, end the night with "Sam's Graveyard," or Inaya sponge, strawberry chantilly, raspberry powder and butter pecan ice cream." Reserve your place today for this $55 dinner.
Star Fleet Yachts
280 Grove Rd., Kemah, 281-334-4682
Reserve your spot on a Star Fleet Entertainment Yacht for Halloween for $79; $39 for children ages 3-12. Cruise on Clear Lake and Galveston Bay from 8 to 10 p.m. and enjoy an autumn dinner buffet complete with stuffed chicken with cider vinegar sauce, wild rice, and chocolate mousse. There will also be a costume contest and a live DJ for those who want to dance the night away.
Mr. Peeples Seafood and Steaks
1911 Bagby, 713-652-0711
From 9 p.m. until 2 a.m., Mr. Peeples will be known as Mr. Creetures during its Halloween Party. Purchase a ticket in advance for $20 or $25 at the door to enjoy "Horror D'oeuvres, Tricks and Treats," as well as live music and dancing. All guests must be 21 or older.
2040 W. Gray, 832-200-1492
It's a twofer celebration at Americas on Halloween. The Latin American restaurant will celebrate both Halloween and Día De Los Muertos with a $35 prix fixe menu. Choose from a variety of empanadas (beef, chicken, shrimp and pork, or spinach), Caesar salad or a lobster corndog for your appetizer. Enjoy ceviche, shrimp tallarines, carnitas pibil or the churrasco beef tenderloin steak for an entrée. Finish dinner with a tres leches cake, alfajores or a chocolate truffle cake. The evening's fun will also include a costume contest with prizes, dancing, a live DJ and specialty cocktails.
2815 S. Shepherd Drive, Houston, TX
1 Birdsall St., Houston, TX
1911 Bagby St., Houston, TX
2040 W. Gray St., Houston, TX
3939 San Felipe St., Houston, TX
1209 Montrose Blvd., Houston, TX
1600 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX
3908 Westheimer, Houston, TX
3000 Caroline, Houston, TX