What To Eat At JJ Watt's Favorite Houston Restaurants

JJ Watt was a favorite player and first round pick (2011) at the Houston Texans and now he has picked his favorite restaurants in Houston!!!

In case you didn’t know, JJ recently took to twitter to list his top choices. We did some homework and found out about the most popular menu items at JJ Watt’s beloved eating joints in the Houston area. Let’s see if he agrees with these choices! 


Best Food At JJ Watt’s Favorite Houston Restaurants 


Kata Robata – 3600 Kirby, Suite H, Houston TX 77098   |  (713) 526-8858

This Japanese Sushi and Grill was started by Chef Manabu “Hori” Horiuchi and is arguably serves the freshest, highest quality fish in Houston, flown in from Japan multiple times a week. Popular items on the menu include the Foie Gras and Scallop Sushi, Miso Lobster Mac and Cheese, Texas Wagyu Katsu Sando,  and the Uni Pasta. With dessert favorite Green Tea Souffle Cheesecake and Saki to sip through your meal, this could be a perfect spot to celebrate any occasion!

Island GrillMultiple Houston Locations

Island Grill blends healthy Mediterranean food with classic American comfort food. Loyal regulars swear there’s a lot to love on their menu! Get the Mediterranean Platter, the Gyro Pita or the Norwegian Wild Codfish Pita, the Hanover or try out one of their pastas.  The Island Grill menu features over 40 fresh smoothies and juices. End your meal with some homemade baklava! 

B&B Butchers – 1814 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007  |  (713) 862-1814

Named one of OpenTable’s “Top 100 Steakhouses in America,” this Houston favorite serves Texas and Japanese Wagyu beef as well as in-house dry-aged USDA Prime beef – all hand cut in The Butcher Shop. Order dry-aged Wagyu Rib-eye Steak with a side of the wedge salad and a Peach Melba Sundae for dessert. Delicious sides include Bacon Mac & Cheese, Corn Souffle, and Lobster Whipped Potatoes. You will not be disappointed!

El Tiempo – Multiple Houston Locations

El Tiempo Cantina serves quality Tex Mex cuisine and the best margaritas in Houston! Start off with Chile Con Queso or the fresh Ceviche. Popular entrees include Beef Fajitas, Carnitas and Enchiladas. Top off your meal with some Orange Flan or Tres Leches. What are you waiting for…vamos!

Breakfast Klub – 3711 Travis, Houston TX 77002 | (713) 528-8561

The Breakfast Klub has been recognized as one of the “best breakfast restaurants in the nation” by Good Morning America, USA Today, Esquire and Forbes Magazines. Regulars insist that the Katfish & Grits, French Toast and Wings & Waffle are to die for! Or get the Chikin Klub or B”A”LT for lunch. Whatever you get, get there early or you may have to stand in line before you can be seated!

Killen’s – 101 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77007 | (713) 637-4664

James Beard nominated chef Ronnie Killen brings Southern comfort food to the Heights. Start off with Deviled Eggs, Pork Belly or Brisket Tamale, get the Chicken Fried Chicken or Barbeque Plate for your main and make sure to leave room for German Chocolate Cake!

Pappadeaux – Multiple Houston Locations 

With Pappadeaux, you have the French Quarter at your fingertips! Whether it’s the Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes, the Pasta Mardi Gras, Jumbo Shrimp Brochette or the Blackened Catfish, you are sure to enjoy this Louisiana-themed dinner spot.

Turkey Leg Hut – 4830 Almeda Road Suite A/B, Houston TX 77004 | (832) 787-0770

Turkey Leg Hut owners Lynn and Nakia Price first introduced Texans to their mouthwatering turkey legs in a parking lot at the Houston Rodeo in 2016. In three short years and with no culinary background, the power couple has turned a hobby and love of cooking into one of the most sought after restaurants in Houston making headlines across the country. With many options in Turkey Legs – Stuffed, Flavored or Glazed – and cocktails to boot, this must-visit Houston restaurant often has long lines of customers. Plan ahead!

Bagel Bob’s1011 Dairy Ashford Rd. Houston TX 77079 | (281) 786-6116

Bagel Bob brings traditional, classic New York bagels and assorted other deli favorites to Houston, Texas. Flavorful bagels that are firm on the outside, soft on the inside with authentic lox spread is catching Houston by the storm!

Kenny & Ziggy’s – 2327 Post Oak Blvd, Houston TX | (713) 871-8883

A taste of New York in every bite! Get the Chicken Soup with Matzo Ball, the Chopped Liver, or the Triple Smoked Pastrami Sandwich – you won’t leave disappointed! 

Romano’s Pizza – 1528 W Gray St Houston, TX 77019 | (713) 526-1182

Once you come in and give Romano’s a try you can fuggetabout going anywhere else for pizza and pasta. The NY style pizza is fresh, authentic and delicious. Whether you order the Meat Lovers or the Hawaiian, the Veggie or the Pollo Special, you’ll come back for more. The also serve many different pastas and accompaniments. No wonder it’s a Houston fave!


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