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Review of Xochi

Xochi
Ranked #31 of 8,690 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
Description: Xochi (so-chee), from Xochitl, Goddess of the Flowers, meaning to bloom or catch fire, is the newest creative endeavor of award-winning Chef Hugo Ortega and the H Town Restaurant Group culinary team. Xochi celebrates the culinary and indigenous richness of Oaxaca, Mexico and its varied geographic regions and preservation of primitive customs with an unrivaled menu of Oaxaca-inspired food and drink. Xochi celebrates the flavors of Oaxaca with a creative edge as seen through the creative lens of Chef Hugo, Chef Ruben and Beverage Director Sean. Our menu features a wide variety of housemade masas incorporating many types an colors of corn, an endless variety of moles, housemade chocolate and ribbons of cheese (called quesillo) wrapped into balls, imported Oaxacan, coffee, grasshoppers, tlayudas (huge tortillas, fire-roasted with toppings), beans cooked with avocado leaves, and many other very distinctive and diverse Oaxacan-inspired dishes.
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Description: Xochi (so-chee), from Xochitl, Goddess of the Flowers, meaning to bloom or catch fire, is the newest creative endeavor of award-winning Chef Hugo Ortega and the H Town Restaurant Group culinary team. Xochi celebrates the culinary and indigenous richness of Oaxaca, Mexico and its varied geographic regions and preservation of primitive customs with an unrivaled menu of Oaxaca-inspired food and drink. Xochi celebrates the flavors of Oaxaca with a creative edge as seen through the creative lens of Chef Hugo, Chef Ruben and Beverage Director Sean. Our menu features a wide variety of housemade masas incorporating many types an colors of corn, an endless variety of moles, housemade chocolate and ribbons of cheese (called quesillo) wrapped into balls, imported Oaxacan, coffee, grasshoppers, tlayudas (huge tortillas, fire-roasted with toppings), beans cooked with avocado leaves, and many other very distinctive and diverse Oaxacan-inspired dishes.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Xochi with friends for dinner and we were all blown away! From the service, the food, the presentation it was all spot on! Now don’t get me wrong that it was perfect yes we did have a couple of issues with 2 of the entrees ( 1 slightly over done and one not what was ordered) with in 5 minutes of being reported to our fabulous waiter, the guys had brand new entrees that were perfection! No easy feat considering the place was packed as it was the first week of restaurant month here in Houston. This was probably the best meal I have eaten in a long time! These are just a few of the photos of our meal, enjoy! You will not go wrong going to Xochi!

Thank executivelunchlady
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

The food quality and choices were simply awesome. And I cannot say enough about Eric, the server who helped us. He was so knowledgeable and professional and made excellent recommendations.

Thank Marivonne E
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

We tried Xochi for Houston Restaurant Weeks. The food was creative, beautiful, and delicious. Our server, Gonzalo was so knowledgeable, personable, and on point - when you make a reservation ask for him! In a town where Mexican restaurants are everywhere, this one stands out. From drinks to dessert it was superb. Looking forward to a return trip.

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Thank hmpalmer
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is such a cute restaurant by the Green. The food was so good! It is a little different than what you assume Mexican food is, but it is a great different.

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Thank Timothy M
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Chef Hugo Ortega has done it again with Xochi. The food is amazing and authentic, not Tex Mex. They have a wonderful cocktail menu and bar. It's a great spot for happy hour or dinner while staying at the hotel or before a game or concert. I highly recommend Xochi!

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Thank Todd D
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