5 Best Restaurants for Date Night Out In Memorial City

Selection of elegant plated dishes and prosecco


This week, celebrate your special bond with these romantic date ideas in Memorial City. Take advantage of traditional dinnertime excursions at three locales or choose from two brunch affairs, complete with delicious sips and decadent bites. This special date-night week in Memorial City runs from September 16 through 22, which means there’s plenty of time to treat your significant other right! 

Win the Ultimate Memorial City Night Out

To celebrate Memorial City Night Out month in September, one lucky person is going to win the Ultimate Memorial City Night Out! The winner receives a luxurious overnight stay at Hotel ZaZa Memorial City, dinner for two at TIPPING POINT RESTAURANT AND TERRACE and a complimentary spa service for two at the ZaSpa! Enter to win by showing us YOUR night out in Memorial City. Take a photo of yourself at any of the participating restaurants and post to your Facebook page or Instagram feed with the hashtag #MemorialCityNightOut. The more places you visit, the more entries you’ll have and the better your chances to win! (Limit one entry per participating location.) The winner will be drawn on Monday, September 30. Good luck and we look forward to seeing your photos!  

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KUU Restaurant in Memorial City welcomes Date Night Out with artful dishes and drinks. Photo courtesy of KUU Restaurant

Experience a sophisticated night out at KUU Restaurant at 947 Gessner where the sleek, modern interior complements exquisitely artistic dishes. Chef Adison Lee, a protégé of famous chef Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa, is well-known for his approach to Japanese fare that respects tradition yet showcases his own creative flair. Enjoy his attention to detail during a limited-time, five-course tasting dinner for two. The special is $150 and includes two glasses of complimentary wine. An RSVP is required to secure your table.   

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Visit Churrascos in Memorial City for both Steak Night and an Argentinian Wine Dinner during Date Night Out. Photo courtesy of Churrascos

For another flavorful journey, visit longtime Houston favorite Churrascos at 947 Gessner (second floor). This South American-themed restaurant is a go-to for unique dishes in a sophisticated yet inviting atmosphere. During Date Night Week, you and your date can choose from two different deals — or make it an indulgent few days and visit for both! Stop in for Steak Night on September 18 to enjoy an eight-ounce filet with a choice of mild onion jalapeño crema, spicy black bean sauce or mushroom & spanish sherry sauce for $15.95. During Steak Night, selected cocktails and wines by the glass are just $5.95 each. 

The following night features a Wine Dinner on September 19. This five-course meal is paired with wines from Argentina and is $59.95 per person. Sample courses include Ceviche Tradicional, which is lime juice-marinated fresh fish seasoned with Peruvian limo chili, fresh cilantro, onion and cancha paired with Zuccardi ‘Serie A’ Torrontes, Salta; Taquitos De Puerco, which is smoked pork belly heightened with roasted pineapple glaze, costar de queso, pickled onion and cilantro paired with Clos de los Siete Red Blend, Uco Valley; and Lomito A La Pimienta, which is grilled beef filet served with tempura mushroom, pisco peppercorn sauce & red skin potato purée paired with Bodega El Esteco ‘Don David’ Cabernet Sauvignon, Calchaqui Valley. Call (713) 231-1352 to reserve.

Selection of elegant plated dishes and prosecco
Enjoy a three-course dinner for $70 per person at TIPPING POINT RESTAURANT AND TERRACE during Memorial City Date Night Out. Photo courtesy of TIPPING POINT RESTAURANT AND TERRACE

Couples looking for a prime excuse to get all decked out can look no further than TIPPING POINT RESTAURANT AND TERRACE at 9787 Katy Freeway inside Hotel ZaZa Memorial City. This crisp and classy eatery brims with modern charm while the menu entices with spins on elevated American and Gulf Coast fare. This week, enjoy a Three-Course Dinner for $70 per person which includes choice of Caesar, Wedge or Strawberry Salad, a Surf ‘n’ Turf entrée of Small Lobster Tail and four-ounce Filet, and Chocolate-Covered Cheesecake for dessert. Two glasses of Prosecco are included. 

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During Date Night Week in Memorial City, enjoy the Brunch Mimosa Special at Leibman’s Wine & Fine Food. Photo courtesy of Leibman’s Wine & Fine Food

Who says  dates have to be at night?  Brunch is a wonderful time to rekindle your connection. Visit Leibman’s Wine & Fine Food at 10100 Katy Freeway for a fun deal on the morning essential: mimosas! The Brunch Mimosa Special includes a choice of traditional, Grapefruit or Cranberry selections for $10 a carafe or $2.50 per glass with the purchase of breakfast or lunch. This special for Date Night Out Week is available Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. While you’re there, pick out specialty pantry foods and seasonal decor from the deli’s unique selection of globally-sourced goods.

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The casual brunch setting of Le Peep is a great way to reconnect during Date Night Out in Memorial City. Photo courtesy of Le Peep

Keep things casual with a brunch date at Le Peep at 9807 Katy Freeway and savor classic dishes served with a laid-back vibe. This week, couples can enjoy Brunch For Two for $25. The special includes one entrée per person with complimentary coffee or orange juice. (Please note this special does not apply to the Unlimited Brunch.) Choose from dishes such as the hearty Lumberjack Breakfast — two farm-fresh eggs, two strips of bacon or two sausage and a short stack of pancakes (plain or whole wheat), with grilled potatoes, whipped butter and warm syrup — six kinds of pancakes from granola to fruit-filled or assorted omelettes like the Arizona, stuffed with grilled chicken, roasted corn and black bean salsa, green chilies, cilantro and Monterey Jack cheese, all topped with avocado slices & tortilla strips. There are also lunch-worthy burgers, sandwiches, salads and pastas.

Love isn’t restricted to one week, of course, but Date Night Out is a wonderful way to enjoy extra ways to celebrate your bond. Memorial City features many perfect opportunities to do so!

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