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Tango & Malbec is an eatery that aims to bring authentic South American flavors to the city of Houston. Whether you're in the mood for seafood, steaks or pizzas, this restaurant will have a traditional South American treat in store for you. Traditional Argentinian empanadas made from beef, chicken, ham and cheese and more are also available. In keeping with the name of the restaurant, patrons get to enjoy performances by tango dancers as well as many varieties of wine.
A visit to Ouisie's is a treat for your eyes as well as taste buds. Beautiful antiques and art define the restaurant's interiors and a pleasant buzz of conversation lends it a homely ambiance. The herb garden patio makes for a beautiful dining experience and is not surprisingly, almost always packed, so book in advance if you're celebrating something special. The restaurant is most known for its Chicken Fried Steak but the menu offers healthier options too.
This Colombian-owned restaurant serves up authentic Colombian dishes with a traditional flavor. The service is very personable, reflecting the friendly Latin-American culture. Full menus are available in the restaurant in Spanish with English translations. Everything on the menu is traditional Colombian cuisine. Natural juices like mango and curuba are available. Entrees include large soups, seafood and specialty meat plates. The Bandeja Montanera or Mountain Tray is a local favorite. Traditional Colombian arts and crafts are placed throughout the restaurant. Colorful handmade shirts, pottery and leather items adorn the café's walls. Latino music plays as you dine and enjoy the Colombian flavors.
As soon as you walk through the door, you will feel like you have been transported to Mexico. A plethora of Mexican souvenirs, pictures, statues and handmade items adorn the walls of the restaurant. The dining area is a little small, but it is cozy, and the atmosphere is friendly and welcoming. Flamenco music and dancing are provided on special nights. Beef and chicken fajitas are the house favorites, but the enchiladas certainly should not be ignored. Served with your choice of four sauces, they are a nice tribute to more traditional south-of-the-border cuisine. If you go in for lunch, take advantage of one of the delicious, money-saving lunch specials.
With a fun and tasty attitude that is conveniently located between Westpark Dr. and Bissonnet off of Kirby, Amazon Grill is a terrific restaurant to go for great South American food. A casual style of dining that allows diners to server themselves crispy plantain chips, and tasty salsa prior to the meal, followed by entrees that are inventive and fresh tasting. Newcomers to South American fare or ex-patriots will certainly find a dish that is to their liking. Best of all the kids will love the open-flame smores, and parents will enjoy the quality. -Richard Hannah
A hallmark with the local college kids searching for cheap, filling food, Freebirds offers huge burritos with a vibrant atmosphere and a quick turnaround. Located between Rice University, Upper Kirby and Montrose, Freebirds welcomes all comers interested in finding a custom made burrito big enough to satisfy for two or three days. Steak, chicken breast, dark meat chicken, black beans, ranchero beans, cilantro, death sauce and more can all be found on your tortilla. If you are feeling adventurous try the super monster and have them add barbecue sauce. But don't expect to want to eat for at least a week.
Celebrated chef and Food & Wine Hall of Famer Michael Cordúa, along with his son David, was one of the first to bring Latin culinary flair to the United States. Today their signature Churrasco steak, after which their restaurant is named, makes the top 20 national steak list. With several outlets across the state, the Nicaraguan inhabitant combines traditional flavors with exotic ingredients and modern cooking techniques to put up an adventurous, contemporary menu. Classic South American dishes with a modern spin feature as well, beautifully paired with fine regional wine. Black and red accents with tropical touches give the restaurant a dramatic, earthy feel that is warm and welcoming.
Américas River Oaks is a fine dining restaurant that serves an eclectic blend of South, Central and North American cuisines. Jordan Mozer, a prominent architect from Chicago, designed the unusual interiors of the dining room. The eye-popping archways, wall and ceiling props were designed to resemble the landscape of Machu Picchu and ancient Incan elements. The whimsical decor and dim lighting create a suitable ambiance for enjoying a romantic dinner. The Latin American food and beverage choices are a feast for gastronomes and the exceptional salad decoration and plating of dishes will take your breath away. It also offers a choice of private and semi-private rooms for celebrating special occasions.