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17 at Alden-Houston

#1,280 of 7,582 Restaurants in Houston
1117 Prairie St, Houston, TX 77002-3118
+1 832-200-8888
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
22 Jul 2016
“Away from the Hustle & Bustle of Houston!”
4 May 2016
“Bold, Red Eye-catching Decorating Accents But Rather Mundane Luncheon Menu Choices”
Open Now
06:30 - 14:00 Hours
1117 Prairie St, Houston, TX 77002-3118
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

Dinner at The Sam Houston’s award winning *17 restaurant was a simple affair, by 8pm there was only one cover left and I took a table at the opposite side ~the limited menu tells me the selection was intended to impressed so I started with...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank P873TAdavidt
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Not super-impressed by this restaurant or the Sam Houston Hotel, in general. Appears as though the decorators tried to create a contemporary atmosphere inside a historical hotel. Although the bold red architectural accents and ecstatic patterns of its interior are meant to "Wow!" guests, its...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank afreebing
Reviewed 12 November 2015

The food was fair at best but the service was horrible. Definitely skip this place at all costs, not worth eating here. No idea how anyone could like the food.

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank Scielbi
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Breakfast tacos were fantastic. We also had the Huevos Rancheros and breakfast potatoes. All were excellent. Extremely reasonable as well. Definitely a great spot.

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Mbulhoes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

This restaurant had great food and great service. I will definitely eat there again during my next stay.

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank JStolz1
Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

We were there for an early dinner, so it was nice and quiet, and the service was fast and friendly. My husband thought his chicken sandwich was excellent. I had salmon; it was a nice generous piece but was too salty. I would go back...More

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank Janetinbuhl
Reviewed 25 January 2015

Had friends refer us here that had eaten the day before and said it was the best burger he'd had in along while. Guess we had a different cook because the burger wasn't anything to write home about. Not sure if we would go back.

Date of visit: January 2015
Thank Cpc2177
Reviewed 2 June 2014

We had the breakfast buffet and was served by the nicest gentlemen yesterday morning, June 1st. Don't remember his name but shout out to him for treating us like royalty.

Date of visit: May 2014
Thank kajunana
Reviewed 15 April 2014

We were trying to find a restaurant which would allow you to bring in your own wine and this one did. I guess it's a Texas liquor licensing issue - not a problem in Calif. "17" allows this, which was great. Our red wine paired...More

Date of visit: April 2014
Thank Operagal94553
Reviewed 28 February 2014

Well prepared, good coffee, nice European feel to dining room. All meals served. Right in Sam Houston Hotel.

Date of visit: February 2014
Thank 164harryg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1117 Prairie St, Houston, TX 77002-3118
    (San Jacinto)
  • Public Transportation: Located conveniently downtown at the corner of San Jacinto and Prairie Street in Houston's most happening zip code, 77002, and only steps away from the Main Street Light Rail Transit Train.
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 832-200-8888
*17 is dedicated to offering guests bold, unpretentious food while focusing on the freshness, seasonality and origin of the ingredients. Since opening, the restaurant has received outstanding local, regional and national recognition including: Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Gourmet, Town & Country, Travel+Leisure, USA Today and “Best New Restaurant” by Esquire. Texas Monthly rated #1 Where to eat now, “I like just being in *17, with its glittering crystal lights and sleek chocolate-and-white color scheme set off by froufrou red wallpaper on one side of the room.” Restaurant may be contacted at 832/200 8800
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