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Theodore Rex

4.7 (468) $$$$ $$$$ American, Modern, Regional


Summary: Relaxed spot with seasonal dishes and a curated wine list.

Theodore Rex is a charming restaurant where guests can enjoy a laid-back experience with modern takes on global comfort food. With just 28 seats, it's an intimate venue that provides a homely feel. The menu changes seasonally, featuring locally sourced ingredients and dishes like stewed beef cheek and Texas Wagyu steak. While reservations can be tough to snag, the early bird might catch a seat at the bar. The wine list is thoughtfully selected, complementing the food perfectly, like the Brice Denay Rosé Grier with tomato toast. However, note that the beverage options are limited to beer and wine. Whether you're there for the homemade milk chocolate ice cream with candied almonds or the robust meat offerings, Theodore Rex ensures a cozy and satisfying dining experience without the pretense.


James Beard
Outstanding Hospitality - Semifinalist 2023
Outstanding Chef - Semifinalist 2020
Rising Star Chef of the Year - Semifinalist 2020
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1302 Nance St unit a, Houston, TX 77002

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