Where To Eat for Baseball Fans

Seven yummy choices for filling up before heading to Minute Maid Park for Astros games

Seven delish choices for chowing down near Minute Maid Park

Houston, Original Ninfas, April 2016, fajitas
Score delicious fajitas and heavenly margaritas at The Original Ninfa’s on Navigation, plus a free shuttle to the ballpark on game days. Courtesy photo
Houston, Tout Suite, April 2016, brunch fare
Hip cafe Tout Suite presents both sweet and savory options in a casually-cool coffeehouse setting. Courtesy of Tout Suite Facebook
steak at Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse
Vic & Anthony’s gets it right with first-rate meats, seafood and wine. Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino - Lake Charles/Facebook
Pappa Charlies Barbeque meat
Only a six-minute walk from the ballpark, Pappa Charlies offers tasty ‘cue. Photo by Eric Sandler
Houston, Original Ninfas, April 2016, fajitas
Houston, Tout Suite, April 2016, brunch fare
steak at Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse
Pappa Charlies Barbeque meat

Just in time for baseball season and the first home game at Minute Maid Park (Go 'Stros!), here's your guide to seven cool places to chow down near the ballpark.

Irma’s Original
Hit up Irma’s Original downtown for standout enchiladas, fajitas and other homestyle Mexican classics, plus an alluring lime-based lemonade infused with seasonal fruit.

Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse
Situated a block from Minute Maid Park, Vic & Anthony’s gets it right with first-rate meats, seafood and wine. The downstairs cocktail lounge boasts a piano player in the evenings. Be ready to pony up as this top class steakhouse is on the pricey side and proper attire is recommended.

Jackson Street Barbecue
Grab a casual bite at spacious downtown barbecue joint, Jackson Street. Aside from barbecue favorites (brisket, chicken, sausage and ribs), you can also get a burger and sides, like the can't-miss fried mac 'n' cheese.

The Grove
The kitchen at modern restaurant The Grove cranks out American fare, from barbecue chicken breast to short rib tacos, while the bar slings classic and creative cocktails. Grab a seat on the patio overlooking Discovery Green. 

The Original Ninfa’s on Navigation
Score delicious fajitas and heavenly margaritas at The Original Ninfa’s on Navigation, plus free parking and a free shuttle to and from Minute Maid Park on game days.

Pappa Charlies Barbeque
Only a six-minute walk from the ballpark, Pappa Charlies offers tasty ‘cue, including killer pork ribs, and imaginative dishes like turkey tacos and a mac 'n cheese meatloaf sandwich.

Tout Suite
Hip cafe Tout Suite, an off-shoot of the popular Sweet bakery, presents both sweet and savory options, from cupcakes to avocado toast, in a casually-cool coffeehouse setting.

 

 

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