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2600 Travis St, Houston, TX 77006-3540
+1 713-526-8282
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“redfish” (58 reviews)
“seafood” (82 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
2600 Travis St, Houston, TX 77006-3540
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had dinner before a concert. The staff was extremely knowledgeable about wine. Chef Brian Caswell came to our table to chat. We had some good wine and fantastic seafood. The oyster sampler was delicious!!!

Thank ttrosc2
Reviewed 2 days ago

Have passed this place a lot of times and finally decided to try it. Our server was awesome - knowledgeable, extremely helpful and we decided on the grouper for me and the pasta dish for my wife. My dish was good but not exceptional and...More

Thank CowboyBiker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten at The Reef several times, and their food and service is always excellent. The owner/chef was a finalist on the Iron Chef several years ago. I normally get their grouper lunch special. It is not cheap at close to $30 but it...More

Thank BryanBHouston_Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment I walked in the door until I handed the valet my card this was the finest restaurant for both food and service I have experienced.

Thank Whitnah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Terrific service from the complimentary valet parking to the drinks to the waiter (thanks Cameron) keeping things lively for us. The food favorably different (curry califlower)...highly recommend this place...

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had seen the restaurant featured/highlighted on Good Taste Houston – a local show on Channel 2 Houston and noted that it was considered not only the best seafood restaurant in Houston but the United States. So, it was on my list of featured restaurants...More

1  Thank billhcis
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

If I could give more than 5 stars, I WOULD! Every piece of the food and beverage was exveptional! Red fish on the half shell, snapper, shrimp pasta ( yummy, homemade and chewy pasta with amazing light lemon twist), OUT OF THIS WORLD Brussels Sprouts,...More

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We always try and catch some great, fresh seafood & a cocktail or two whenever we are in town. This is a great place to do it. Salmon was cooked perfectly and Tuna was awesome...

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 28 March 2017

When it all comes together - the right group of colleagues - great cocktails - exceptional waiter in Tito - and then the food - tuna poke - shrimp shooters - YF tuna seared perfectly - would rate it higher if I could. One of...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I took a business partner to the Reef the other night knowing that they have some fine seafood. We were pleased. We started tasting three different types of oysters which were chilled and fresh. Followed that with a Korean infused octopus (my friends first taste)...More

Thank Joe G
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Does anyone know if they are open on Thanksgiving?
6 September 2016|
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Response from Anotherblessing | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2600 Travis St, Houston, TX 77006-3540
    (McGowen Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-526-8282
  • E-mail
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