Travel and Activities

Talk Your Town: Houston

Kosher.com Staff January 11, 2023

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About this column:

Welcome to Talk Your Town, a new article series here on kosher.com that explores different towns across the US and brings you all the info you need to know to plan your next visit. In each article, locals share the inside scoop on where to eat, what to see, and where to stay.


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Community info:

If you’re looking for a warm and welcoming community to visit, Houston is a great option. The locals love visitors, and are more than happy to help make your stay enjoyable in any way they can.


There are a number of kosher restaurants, kosher bakeries, and supermarkets with large kosher food sections for almost anything you might need.


There are local shuls with regular minyanim and prepared Shabbat food in the stores, making Shabbat accommodations a breeze.


With over 50 attractions to visit, we’d say Houston should be everyone’s next travel destination!




We had the privilege of visiting Houston a few months ago and got to eat at Casa, Houston’s brand-new “New York-style” restaurant. We highly recommend a visit if you’re in the area. Here are more can’t-miss restaurants you can find in Houston.


Please note: We do not endorse the kashrut of any specific eatery on this list.


A Taste of Tel Aviv
Phone: (832) 203-5784
Address: 9804 Hillcroft St, Houston, TX 77096


Bagel Shop Bakery Bellaire
Phone: (713) 692-2435
Address: 5422 Bellaire Blvd, Bellaire TX 77401

Cafe at the J / Laykie’s Gourmet
Phone: (832) 408-3516
Address: 5601 S. Braeswood, Houston, TX 77096


Casa Bar and Grill
Phone: 713-485-5361
Address: 5711 Bissonnet St, Bellaire, TX 77401


Dino’s Mediterranean Cuisine
Phone: (832) 667-8592
Address: 9419 Glenfield Ct, Houston, TX 77096


Genesis Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Phone: (713) 665-2222
Address: 80 Braeswood Sq, Houston, TX 77096


Harova Grocery/ Fresh Green Delights
Phone: (346) 223-2887
Address: 10103 Fondren Rd, Suite 118, Houston, TX 77096


Nekter Juice Bar
Phone: (713) 492-2033
Address: 6700 Ferris St, Suite 120, Bellaire, TX 77401


Phone: (713) 270-7222
Address: 9704 Fondren Rd, Houston, TX 77096


Saba’s Wok and Grill
Phone: (832) 834-5595
Address: 5413 S. Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX 77096




Randall’s – Memorial
Phone: (281) 497-0630
Address: 14610 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77079


Randall’s – Bellfort
Phone: (713) 721-0011
Address: 4800 W. Bellfort Blvd, Houston, TX 77035


Harova Market
Phone: (346) 223- 2887 
Address: 10103 Fondren Rd, Suite 118, Houston, TX 77096


HEB Meyerland
Phone: (713) 662-4000
Address: 4955 Beechnut St, Houston TX 77096


Whole Foods Bellaire
Phone: (713) 667-4090
Address: 4004 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77025




If you plan on staying for Shabbat, there are multiple minyanim and shuls .


Harova Grocery is an all-kosher market that sells Israeli products and pre-checked produce. Their prepared food sections makes day trips and Shabbat that much easier to plan for, with foods like sandwiches, salads, dips and baked goods.


Casa is the community’s brand-new “New York-style” restaurant. Not only did we get to taste the delicious food first-hand, but we were also extremely impressed with their Shabbat menu. The menu includes all the foods you would need on Shabbat: mains, sides, kugels, soups, dips, and so much more.


Hotels and Airbnb’s:

When visiting Houston, “the place to stay” is in the Galleria area. There aren’t too many Airbnb options, but they do have a number of beautiful hotels to wind down in at the end of the day.


Four Seasons- Downtown
Phone: 800 819 5053
Address: 1300 Lamar St, Houston, TX 77010


Hilton – Houston Post Oak
Phone: 713 961 9300
Address: 2001 Post Oak Blvd. Houston, TX 77056


Hilton Americas-Downtown
Phone: 713 739 8000
Address: 1600 Lamar St, Houston, TX 77010


JW Marriott Houston by the Galleria
Phone: 713 961 1500
Address: 5150 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056


Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston
Phone: 713 627 7600
Address: 2222 West Loop South, Houston, TX 77027


Westin Galleria & Oaks
Phone: 888 236 2427
Address: 5060 W. Alabama St, Houston, TX 77056



Local Attractions:

When we say there’s a lot to explore in the Houston area, we mean A LOT! 


From visiting NASA, children’s museums, amusement parks, and flea markets, this town has got something for everyone! Check out the extensive list below that features 50+ attractions!


50+ Fun Activities To Do In Houston


A huge thank you to Penina Medetsky for sharing this list of local attractions!


Travel and Getting Around:

The locals all agree that renting a car is a must. Of course, Ubers are an option, but if you’re a family planning on doing a lot of sightseeing, do yourself a favor and rent a car for convenience.


There you have it. Houston in a nutshell! If you visit Houston and find this article helpful, let us know in the comments below!