800 Bagby, Houston, TX
(713) 278-4782 serving: Downtown, Central
open:During performances: Mon: 11am-2pm Tues - Fri: 11am-9pm Sat: 12pm-9pm Sun: 10:30am-9pm Non-performance days: Mon - Tues: 11am-2pm Wed - Fri: 11am-9pm Sat: 5pm-9pm Sunday: 10:30am-2:30pm

Sidewalk Score: 7 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, Traditional American,

The Low Down


Know Before You Go: On evenings when there are performances at the Hobby, reservations are an absolute must.

The Extras: Trying to make curtain at the Hobby (or nearby)? Tell your waiter. The staff can shift gears for ultra-quick service.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

The Hobby Center's classy restaurant steals the show.
by Contributor at Citysearch

The Scene
Reaction to the hulking Hobby Center for the Performing Arts downtown has been mixed, but its in-house restaurant deserves a standing ovation. Created by Michael Cordua, of Americas and Churrascos fame, this stylish…
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Oh for the sake of convenience!!
By brooster at Citysearch

We have had tickets to TUTS for the past 5 years. In the beginning we only ate at Artista due to the location and they typically can get you in and... Read More

Downtown Must
By Laura F at Insider Pages

This restaurant is a must when visiting downtown or going on to the theatre. The atmosphere is very artsy and relaxing. At night very nice views ... Read More

Spicing up the mediocrity of typical theater food
By KitchenInc at Citysearch

This Cordua empire dining room aims to add its characteristic Latin spice to typical pre-theater dining. Its prime location withing the Hobby Cente... Read More

Cute restaurant
By Mrs A at Insider Pages

Typical American cusine but not your typical restaurant. Huge windows and great setting as soon as you walk in. Cute and romanticly artsy restauran... Read More

Fabulous Pre-Theater Dinner
By tulips479 at Citysearch

Went there with a friend before a show and had a fabulous girls' night out. Although the restaurant is definitely upscale, our waiter was very at... Read More