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Yao Restaurant and Bar

9755 Westheimer @ South Gessner, Houston, TX 77042
+1 832-251-2588
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“soup” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
9755 Westheimer @ South Gessner, Houston, TX 77042
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Had the dinner for two. Won ton soup maybe the best in town. Great flavor and chocked full of ingredients. Chicken wings cooked perfectly with nice selection of sauces. Mongolian beef tender and flavorful. Nice chicken as well. Ice cream topped it off and all...More

Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Good place to eat lunch. I had the General Tso Chicken and my friend had the Kung Pao Beef. Both were good and cost about $22 total. Service was fast and friendly. Would definitely return.

Thank tazman1099
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I really like the Yao Restaurant. I thought it was a very nice Chinese restaurant. Kim provided excellent service. She was very friendly and attentive to our table. I enjoyed the crab wonton appetizer. The chicken egg rolls were a little too greasy. Their Mongolian...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Needed some lunch and ended up here after we didn’t meet dress code requirements at the place we intended to eat. Pan fried dumplings were great!! I️ couldn’t get enough of the dipping sauce they serve with them. Hubbs had the Moo Goo Gai Pan,...More

Thank JenniferSmith06
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Started with the beat pan fried dumplings. Loaded with fresh filling and great flavor. Mongolian beef was exceptionally tender and super flavor. General Tao chicken was the best we have ever had. Nice light crust and just the right amount of spice. Chicken fried rice...More

Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Food was amazing and professional service. We were stuffed since the portion was giant (like Yao Ming) definitely will be back

Thank LelioAndrian
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We had a business lunch meeting at their private quiet room. The food was great and the service was awesome. I learned this restaurant was owned by Yao Ming a while ago!

Thank pc8862
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Met a friend, she had never been there. I had my always go to favorite, Double Pan Fried Noodles, better have a good appetite for this one, very big and very delicious! My husband had Crunchy Walnut Chicken, he liked it. Our friend ordered Orange...More

Thank hotmama36
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The food at Yaos is very good with good service and nice staff Thepotions are good and can share meals the location is very good and accessable Can eat in the dining room or very nice bar area

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Yao , the famous basket player , he is a hero to some. Opening a restaurant just for entertaining his fiends is not a bad idea. If you want me to rate the food , it is not to my expectation at all. Bar looks...More

Thank Connie Y
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20 December 2015|
Response from mahendran_sella | Reviewed this property |
I recollect someone was ordering gluten free dish. If you insist I think they will serve you gluten free dishes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9755 Westheimer @ South Gessner, Houston, TX 77042
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 832-251-2588
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