Houston Restaurants in The Heights Offering Pick-Up & Delivery — Updated 4/17

fried chicken at Harold's

This article is sponsored by reader Lisa Hopkins who has lived in Houston for almost 20 years and in the Heights area for 10 years. One of her favorite things about Houston is its incredible food, restaurant and bar scene, and she’s proud to support local neighborhood spots and independent journalism. When she’s not following all of the latest food news, she works in digital marketing at Stacey E. Burke, PC. She encourages everyone in Houston to keep ordering curbside, takeout and delivery for as long as possible to keep our vibrant restaurant industry alive!

Restaurant dining rooms across the state are shuttered but most still have their registers, curbs and kitchens open, adapting to the ever-changing challenges of the coronavirus crisis.

Many food establishments in the Greater Heights are now offering takeout, curbside pickup and delivery. If you are looking for a break from cooking or some comfort food during these trying times, we’ve pulled together a list of places providing those services

In addition, we have an ever-growing, citywide list, which includes a convenient map, and several other neighborhood-specific lists (plus, we are adding more every week):

A suggestion: to get maximum dollars to the restaurant and save yourself delivery fees, the best way to order is to call and then pick it up. Many establishments are even offering curbside delivery and will bring it straight to your car. (The exception is if the restaurant is using its own employees for delivery, in which case, delivery is helping keep them employed. If that’s the case — don’t forget to tip since they’re not waiting tables right now!) However, using a third-party delivery service is better than nothing.

Also, consider buying gift cards from your favorites now. This is a crushingly difficult time for the restaurant and bar industry, and every dollar counts. Sufficient support from customers means these places will still be here when COVID-19 is just an ugly memory. For additional ways to help, you can read here.

Important update: On March 20, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued a waiver allowing restaurants with the proper licenses to deliver alcoholic beverages. TABC media relations officer Chris Porter clarified this rule, saying “The Governor’s waiver allows to-go sales of alcoholic beverages in their manufacturer-sealed containers only.” The TABC notice on this issue is available online. Porter added, “As before, locations with a Wine and Beer Retailer’s Permit can continue to sell growlers to-go as they did previously.

Restaurant and bar owners offering pickup or delivery can email us for a form and request to be added.

Alice Blue, 250 West 19th, (713) 864-2050: Starting with breakfast at 8 a.m., Alice Blue is offering comforting meals all day for pickup — it even has a convenient pickup window for breakfast — or direct delivery within three miles. For longer distances use DoorDash or Postmates. Options, available in individual portions or family-style, include fried chicken, lasagna bolognese, short ribs and more. Call to place your order.

Antidote Coffee, 729 Studewood, (713) 861-7400: Open 6:30 a.m. to midnight, Antidote is offering take-out coffee, beer, wine, and tasty treats. In addition, it is selling locally grown produce from Finca Tres Robles, milk from area dairy Mill-King, several nondairy milks, flour, sugar, bags of coffee and other groceries.

B & B Butchers & Restaurant, 1814 Washington Avenue, (713) 862-1814: Benjamin Berg’s original Houston restaurant has a special Take-Home Dinner for Two that includes steak, two appetizers, three sides and two desserts for $135. Orders are taken by phone and walk-ins are also welcome. Call upon arrival for curbside pickup. Favor and DoorDash will deliver, but those with orders of at least $100 and within three miles of the restaurant can get free delivery. The hours are from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

BB’s Tex-Orleans, 2701 White Oak, (713) 868-8000: If you’re craving some Cajun, the Energy Corridor outpost of this mini-chain serves a Texas twist on Southwest Louisiana fare. The limited to-go menu includes crawfish and fun family packs, including chicken and shrimp, chicken gumbo and red beans and rice. To order, call or order online. There are late hours, too, as this location runs from 11 a.m. to midnight.

Bungalow Heights, 1919 Beall, (832) 582-7903: The Shady Acres gastropub is open from 12 to 8 p.m., offering takeout and curbside pickup (call on arrival), on dishes such as waffle nachos, the Hangover Burger, chicken tenders and other casual fare.

Burger Joint Heights, 2002 North Shepherd, (713) 485-6734: This newly opened spin-off of the Montrose original has delights such as the Dry-Aged Cowboy Burger and Mahi Mahi Sandwich for online ordering and pickup, or delivery via UberEats and DoorDash. The hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., and there’s a special curbside to-go happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m Monday through Friday. During that time, bottles of wine are $15.  Walk-in or call-in customers get a free $5 gift card for every $20 spent. For curbside pickup, pull into one of the reserved, north-facing parking spots. Updated 3/23/20, 8:28 a.m.

Cane Rosso, 1835 North Shepherd, (713) 868-0071: This Heights restaurant specializing in Neapolitan-style pizza now also offers half-pans of brisket lasagna, which feeds five to six, for to-go or delivery. Call to place an order for takeout, curbside pickup or direct delivery within three miles. While you are on the phone, don’t forget to ask about the beer and wine selection. Third-party delivery is available via UberEats.

Cantina Barba’s Cheese Burger. Photo by David Leftwich.

Cantina Barba, 3701 North Main, (832) 910-8226: Wedged into oddly shaped lot within earshot of I-45, this taqueria (with a temporarily closed speakeasy hidden away in a shipping container) is offering a limited menu for takeout. It includes tacos, quesadillas, cocktail kits and one of Houston’s best flat-griddled cheeseburgers. Text your order to the number above and then swing by to pick it up.

federico cavatore curbside sommelier
Federico Cavatore of Cavatore Italian Restaurant shows off his curbside sommelier skills. Photo by John Frels.

Cavatore, 2120 Ella, (713) 869-6622: Pasta dishes, salads, pizzas and Italian favorites, such as eggplant Parmesan, sausage and peppers, and chicken picatta, are available for curbside pickup (call up on arrival), takeout and delivery. As a bonus, for every $100 purchase, get a $25 gift card for a future visit. Oh, and don’t forget to ask about the curbside sommelier service.

Chick’nCone, 1919 North Shepherd, (713) 965-7585: Serving up a twist on the classic chicken and waffles, this fast casual joint puts fried chicken pieces into a waffle cone. Call to place your order for takeout, curbside pickup or delivery. Delivery also available via third-party services. Check social media for specials.

Milk chocolate ice cream at Cloud 10 Creamery
Milk chocolate ice cream at Cloud 10 Creamery. Courtesy photo.

Cloud 10 Creamery, 711 Heights, (713) 485-5106: With innovative flavors such as Cafe Sua Da and PB&J, as well as old-school standards like Mint Chocolate Chip, Chris Leung’s ice cream shop quickly became a Heights favorite. Those flavors and more are still available between noon and 10 p.m. for take out and delivery. We can all use a little sweet relief during these trying times. Stop by for takeout, or order for delivery via UberEats or Postmates. In addition, 15 percent of all gift card purchases are given as tips to the staff, so stock up on those birthday presents now.

Click Virtual Food Hall: Chef Gabriel Medina’s meal service has implemented “touchless” delivery. Co-owner Steven Salazar says that drivers are now simply placing the bag on the front step, ringing the bell or knocking and then walking away. Medina serves one of the most culinarily extensive menus around, including Mexican, Italian, Japanese and even Filipino food.

Arancini and tomato, basil, mozzarella pizza with added pepperoni from Coltivare’s new takeout menu. Photo by David Leftwich.

Coltivare, 3320 White Oak, (713) 637-4095: Agricole Hospitality’s restaurant featuring Italian-inspired fare made with local ingredients is facilitating takeout with “front-door pickups.” Check out the menu online, which includes wood-fired pizzas and its famous cacio e pepe: spaghetti with black pepper, Parmesan, and olive oil. Then, call to order.

Crisp, 2220 Bevis, (713) 360-0222: Comedian George Carlin once asked, “What wine goes with Captain Crunch?” Though that sounds like a good question for our current crisis, a better one might be “What wine goes with takeout?” Luckily, this Heights-area wine bar and eatery can help you find the answer. Order online between noon and 8 p.m. There’s a food menu that includes snacks, salads, pizzas and entrées such as chicken saltimbocca and Drunken Meatball Sandwich, and a beer and wine menu. Just swing by to pick up your order. Delivery is available via Favor and UberEats.

Dak & Bop, 1805 West 18th, (832) 516-9316: Craving some spicy, twice-fried chicken? Then visit Dak & Bop’s website and order the Korean Fried Chicken along with Kimchi Fries, Bulgogi Mac ‘N Cheese and more between 11:30 a.m. and 10 p.m. Then, swing by and pick it up. Delivery is available via UberEats, Postmates, GrubHub and Favor.

dish society local box
Dish Society is making it easy to buy local produce and other goods. Courtesy photo.

Dish Society, 1050 Yale, (713) 861-3474: Known for sourcing many ingredients locally, this casual eatery is offering its full menu including beer, wine and cocktail kits for takeout and curbside pickup between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. In addition, you can order local produce boxes, eggs, milk, bacon and more from the virtual farmers market. While you’re ordering online, also consider purchasing a meal for a doctor, nurse or first responder.

Dolce Neve, 4721 North Main, 832-767-2183: This neighborhood gelato shop serves unique flavor combinations, often created from local ingredients. Everyone needs a treat right now, so call to place an order for curbside pickup. Dolce Neve offers cups, pints and quarts from a list of 12 flavors, announced daily on its Facebook and Instagram stories. You can also choose a gelato sandwich or gelato pop.

Los Dos Hermanos, 5013 North Shepherd, (713) 742-9700: Looking for some comforting and classic Mexican food, such as tortas, tacos and enchiladas? Then call Los Dos Hermanos and pick it up at the drive-through.

Dumpling Haus, 2313 Edwards, (832) 781-1807: With kids home from school, dumplings are a perfect quick lunch to feed a hungry family. Luckily, Dumpling Haus offers frozen pork, chicken or vegan dumplings to go and for direct delivery within a five-mile radius. (You can also purchase them at Urban Harvest’s Saturday farmers market). In addition, you can get those already piping hot along with Braised Pork Belly Rice Bowls, Chili Garlic Noodles, fried rice and more. Just order online between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

EggHaus, 2042 East T C Jester, (713) 489-6719: Place an order online or by phone for egg sandwiches and speciality kolaches, such as the Bratwurst & Swiss. Arrange pick-up and receive 20 percent off with code HTX.

Eight Row Flint, 1039 Yale, (832) 767-4002: Though the bar is closed, the food truck is open for takeout from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call to order tacos, burgers, wings and cocktail kits.

The Thai Chili Ribs at Elliot’s Table. Courtesy photo.

Elliot’s Table, 465 T C Jester, (713) 485- 0340: Kicked-up comfort food favorites, such as shrimp and grits, a massive chicken fried steak and Crow’s Fried Chicken are on the on the menu. Deliveries are offered on a case-by-case basis. That said, takeout and curbside pickups with designated parking spots are available from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Guests can also purchase gift cards.

FM Kitchen & Bar, 1112 Shepherd, (832) 804-6006: This laid-back southern food restaurant near Washington Avenue will reopen on April 27, offering burgers, chicken sandwiches, salads and desserts for pickup and delivery. In addtion, you can get family meals such as the Winner Winner Chicken Dinner, a whole roasted chicken plus a choice of two sides and two beers for $35 (or choose two cocktail kits for $40). Walk-in and phone-in orders get 15 percent off; online customers can get the same discount by entering the code FM2020. Special brunch items for the weekend are the Egg Biscuit and Chicken Fried Biscuit. In addition to all of that, FM Kitchen is also taking 20-percent off gift cards for later use. The hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and delivery is available via Favor, Uber Eats, Doordash and Grubhub.

Milk Chocolate Stout Ice Cream at Fat Cat Creamery
Fat Cat Creamery’s Chocolate Milk Stout in a cone. Courtesy photo.

Fat Cat Creamery, 1901 North Shepherd, (713) 869-1080: Everyone needs a little Fat Cat love in their life, now, you can get the creamy, locally made ice creams delivered right to your door or via takeout. Its popular, enduring flavors include Amaya Coffee & Cream and Milk Chocolate Stout, plus there are sundaes and shakes, too.  Delivery is available via Favor, which has waived its commission fees for partners. Call upon arrival for curbside service. The hours are currently Monday through Friday from noon to 10 p.m. and Saturday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Field & Tides, 705 East 11th, (713) 861-6143: With the exception of raw bar items, such as oysters, the full lunch, dinner and weekend brunch menus are available. (Tip: for lunch, take advantage of the $20 business meal, which includes a choice of soup or salad and an entrée.) In addition, wines by the bottle are available for takeout and curbside pickup. Field & Tides is also offering delivery to The Heights, Hunters Creek, Spring Valley and Montrose. A $20 minimum is required and there is a $5 delivery fee.

Flying Fish, 1815 North Durham, (713) 377-9919: It’s easy to feed a few — or a crowd — with Gulf Coast dishes from this casual seafood shack. Family meals with catfish or fried shrimp come with hushpuppies and French fries. Anyone who buys a $100 gift card gets an additional card worth $25. Curbside pickup is available and guests can call when they arrive. Delivery is offered through UberEats.

Golden Bagels & Coffee, 3119 White Oak, (346) 240-3780: Update, 3/23/20, 10:42 a.m. Make fans of whoever you’re quarantined with by getting a dozen bagels and good-sized tub of cream cheese. The popular bagels, spreads, and coffee drinks are now available via online ordering at this Heights fan-favorite. A variety pack of six bagels will set you back a mere $5. Some of the flavors include Honey Whole Wheat, Garlic Onion and the essential Everything bagel. Both physical and digital gift cards are available, and delivery can be had via Favor. The somewhat abbreviated hours for now are 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hot dogs, chips and a brew at Good Dog Houston. Photo by Squash Blossom MKTING + PR.

Good Dog Houston, 903 Studewood, (832) 800-3647: Open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., hot dogs and other casual comfort dishes are available for takeout and curbside pickup. Just call when you arrive. In addition, Good Dog is selling produce, prepared food and a few household items. So now you can stock up on groceries and get hot dogs.

La Grande Rue, 1344 Yale, (346) 802-2845: This wine bar, which also serves tapas, is offering a free cheese pizza lunch for kids, as well as 25-percent off food for bar and restaurant industry professionals. Wine by the bottle is 40-percent off, too. Call ahead and pay by phone to arrange curbside pickup or delivery within The Heights.

salmon hand roll at Hando
Hando in the Heights specializes in sushi hand rolls like this one. Photo by Al Torres Photography.

Hando, 518 West 11th, (713) 393-7425: This recently opened restaurant specializing in sushi handrolls is offering takeout as well as delivery via UberEats, Postmates and GrubHub.

Harold’s Restaurant & Tap Room, 350 West 19th: Pickup and curbside delivery is available from Harold’s, as well as third-party delivery via Uber, Door Dash and Favor. All pickup and takeout orders of $50 or more will receive a $20 gift certificate. Harold’s is also able to deliver wine and beer. The hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Henderson & Kane General Store, 715 Henderson, (281) 974-3557: Anthony Bourdain once said, “Barbecue may not be the road to world peace, but it’s a start.” If you want to start down that road, you might as well head over to the Sixth Ward to grab some barbecue to go. Call and place your order first and don’t forget to ask what other goodies owners John and Veronica Avila are offering that day.

Hughies, 1802 West 18th, (713) 869-1830: The original Hughie’s in the Heights is offering curbside pickup of its Vietnamese-American fare from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Just call upon arrival. In addition, guests can get growler refills or pick up a new growler. There are beer specials during the week and half-priced bottles of wine on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Hugs and Donuts, 1901 North Shepherd, (713) 485-6443: Call this purveyor of big, beautiful doughnuts to place an order for pickup between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. Also available are freshly brewed coffee and kolaches. Call upon arrival and the order will be brought right to your car. Get a mixed dozen for a combination of inventive flavors such as Maple Bacon, Biscoff, Strawberry Shortcake, Thai Tea Crunch, the Homer doughnut and Carrot Cake. If you’re in The Heights, call and the shop can deliver. Outside the area, get delivery from Favor, DoorDash or UberEats.

Jax Grill, 1613 Shepherd, (713) 861-5529: From noon until 8 p.m., get free delivery of orders of $40 or more. (Orders must be received no later than 7 p.m.)The casual fare includes The Best Smoked Corn and Chicken Chowder (yes, that is the actual name) and the namesake Jax Burger. Deliveries are also available via DoorDash or Favor. View the Heights menu online.

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, 375 West 19th, (346) 335-1394: Author Amal El-Mohtar wrote, “There were some problems only coffee and ice cream could fix.” Now, you can get half of that problem-solving equation delivered right to your door by ordering online from Jeni’s. Plus, if you order four or more pints, delivery is free. With flavors such as Salted Peanut Butter with Chocolate Flecks and Dark Chocolate Truffle, it shouldn’t be hard to make that minimum.

Juice Girl, 238 West 19th, (713) 478-7486: This shop known for its fresh juice is delivering to Houston, The Woodlands, Sugarland and Katy on Tuesdays and Fridays. Orders must be placed 24 hours in advance and the minimum order is a six-pack of juice. Throughout the week, pickup is also available at the shop; call for curbside service. Owner Gretchen Todd says some of the popular selections include Green Glow, Energize, Motor Oil, Turmeric Latte, Iced Matcha Latte and the Avocado & Chickpea Toast.

Ka Sushi, 1901 North Shepherd, (832) 879-2118: From 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., order and pay by phone for curbside pickup, or place and order for takeout. The Japanese menu ranges from very traditional nigiri, maki and sashimi to modern takes, such as Foie+Quail Egg nigiri and the sharable Miso Scampi with tiger shrimp and miso butter on ciabatta.

More different kinds of sausage than you can shake a stick… of sausage at can be found at King’s Bierhouse and King’s Biergarten. Photo courtesy of King’s Biergarten/Bierhaus.

King’s BierHaus, 2044 East T.C. Jester, (281) 990-3042: It’s like Oktoberfest every day at this home of hearty German food and beer. One specialty is the housemade sausages, ranging from the familiar Polish to the exotic blend of rabbit and rattlesnake. Customers can text a to-go order to (281) 967-1498 or order online. Use code “HTX” for 20-percent off all items.

Kojak’s Fine Foods, 1912 West 18th, (713) 426-1800: Orders of $75 or more get free delivery of familiar classics such as Parmesan chicken, enchiladas, gyros and more. GrubHub can deliver smaller orders. Kids eat free with the purchase of a grown-up meal. (We’ve asked about the free delivery distance and age limit for the kids deal and will update; in the meantime, call.) On Wednesday, March 25, Kojak’s Fine Foods will offer a “Holiday Dinner” to bring a little comfort (food) and joy to the community – featuring turkey, cornbread dressing, green bean casserole, a roll and gravy for just $10. For every special meal purchased, Jake’s is giving a donation to the Houston Food Bank. The operating hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Local Foods, 714 Yale, (713) 360-6133: Customers can order online for takeout from a limited to-go menu that includes the well-regarded Crunchy Chicken Sandwich. Delivery orders can be placed via DoorDash or call your nearest location for free direct delivery on orders of $50 or more. In addition, customers can also support this area favorite by purchasing gift cards via its website: a $100 gift card will receive a $25 bonus gift card and a $200 gift card gets $75 bonus card.

Maison Pucha Bistro, 1001 Studewood, (713) 637-4976: The Pucha brothers’ restaurant has a menu that ranges from a casual lamb burger to elegant Trout Almondine. The full menu can be perused online. Get a $20 gift card for an order of $80 or more and use it later to dine in. Delivery is available via UberEats and DoorDash. Order earlier in the day for dinner than usual, as hours are temporarily abbreviated from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Melange Creperie, 711 Heights: Melange’s crepes should be a literary genre, or at least the subject of several well-crafted literary quotes. These delicacies, including the strawberry and Nutella, are available for takeout and curbside pickup.  Delivery is availabe via DoorDash. That said, if you’re not getting restaurant food right now but still want to lend support, gift cards can be purchased online.

Monkey’s Tail, 5802 Fulton, (713) (842) 7188: This Mexican-American bar in the Near Northside is offering tacos, burgers, wings, pizzas and family meals for takeout or direct delivery within a four-mile radius. Call to place your order and ask about cocktail kits, which include margaritas.

The Black Rice Bowl at Morningstar with Pistachio Sugar, Berries and Coconut Milk. Photo by Chuck Cook.

Morningstar, 4721 North Main, (832) 806-1115: If you are looking for coffee and doughnuts, or more substantial rice bowls, breakfast or lunch plates and kolaches, order takeout by calling the shop or order for delivery via GrubHub.

Asahikawa-style ramen at Ninja Ramen
Asahikawa-style ramen at Ninja Ramen. Photo by Phaedra Cook.

Ninja Ramen, 4219 Washington, (281) 888-5873: The Japanese ramen and whiskey bar is offering to-go orders from 5 p.m. to midnight. Call and place your order by phone, then call again upon arrival so your order can be brought right now. If you order food, you can also add beer, wine or other bottled alcohol to your order. Delivery is available via UberEats, Favor and DoorDash.

Platypus Brewing, 1902 Washington, (832) 742-5503: Writer Ellen Kushner once penned, “Across the troubled maelstrom of time, people always need a beer.” If you need one in these troubled times, Platypus Brewing, an Australian-inspired brewpub in the heart of Houston, is offering beer and food to go. Check the daily menus on social media — recent food options have included Aussie Meat Pie, quesadillas and the Platypus Burger — and then give them a call.

Postino, 642 Yale, (346) 223-1111: The Heights outpost of this Phoenix-based wine bar is offering its full menu, wine and Curbside Carryout Deals. There are far worse ways to spend a “date night” at home than with the $25 pack of bruschetta (highly recommended), a snack of your choice and a salad. Call to place your takeout order. Delivery is available via UberEats, GrubHub, DoorDash and Postmates.

Rainbow Lodge smoked duck gumbo
The signature smoked duck gumbo at Rainbow Lodge is a fantastic way to start any celebratory meal. Photo by Phaedra Cook.

Rainbow Lodge, 2011 Ella (713) 861-8666: Enjoy Lodge favorites at home such as Smoked Duck Gumbo, chicken fried steak (beef or venison), grilled wild game, Caesar salad, gluten-free lemon icebox pie and more. There are also complete meal packages for one, two, three and four people. View the menu online, call to place an order and conveniently pay by phone. Pull through the valet entrance and they’ll bring the order out to your car — along with a free $20 food gift card for your next dine-in visit. The hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday (final pickup is 7:30 p.m.) and 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. A 10% service fee will be added at checkout to help take care of the staff.

Revival Market, 550 Heights, (713) 880-8463: Takeout and delivery of lunch and breakfast selections, including the Spicy Chicken Biscuit and the Revival Burger, is available from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., including beer and wine. Delivery area is limited to the Heights, Montrose, Timbergrove and vicinity.

Samurai Noodle, 1801 Durham, (832) 879-2982: This casual restaurant’s point of pride is its meticulous, authentic bowls of ramen with housemade noodles. The Kinoko (Mushroom) Shouyu — Tokyo ramen served with King Trumpet, White Beech and Button Mushrooms, wok-tossed with a hint of butter and seasoned with white pepper and Spicy Shoyu Tonkotsu, a blend of both Shouyu and Tonkotsu broth, and made with wavy noodles, seared pork belly, half a flavored egg, naruto, marinated bamboo, bean sprouts, green onions, nori and spicy garlic sauce, are only two options on the extensive menu. Samurai is offering pick up by customers (call to place an order) or delivery via UberEats, GrubHub, ChowNow, DoorDash, PostMates and Favor.

Savoir, 1344 Yale, (346) 8022842: This Eurpoean-style wine bistro is offering takeout and curbside pickup for lunch and dinner and delivery to Heights residents. Call between 12 and 8 p.m. to place your order. Parents take note: you can get a free cheese pizza for your kids if you order lunch. Plus, hospitality professionals get 25-percent off all food.

Maltagliati Pasta at Squable. Photo by David Leftwich.

Squable, 632 W 19th, (832) 834-7362: Named the best new restaurant of 2019 by Houston Food Finder, this Justin Yu-Bobby Heugel joint has been serving up chef Mark Clayton’s and baker Drew Gimma’s creative fare for over a year. Now, they are focused on a limited to-go menu that includes the already-famous burger smothered in raclette as well as half off Justin Vann‘s wine list. To order food to be ready between 5 and 10 p.m., call or visit the website. (Note, wine must be ordered online.)

Sonoma in the Heights, 801 Studewood, (713) 864-9463: Snag some casual bistro fare, including DIY baked briecrab cakesbraised short ribs and pizza at this Heights wine bar. Order online — and don’t forget to checkout the beer and wine selections — for takeout, curbside pickup or direct delivery within two miles.

Spanish Flowers Mexican Restaurant, 4701 North Main, (713) 869-1706: Usually known for its late-night offerings, this Tex-Mex restaurant has transitioned to takeout, curbside pickup and delivery. Call between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m. and order from its full menu — and don’t forget to ask about cocktail kits and family packs that include fajitas, 12 tacos al carbon or a dozen chicken enchiladas.

Sticky’s Chicken, 2311 Edwards, (713) 703-5230: The specialties at this recently opened storefront include chicken wings and a variety of sandwiches. From noon to 8 p.m., call for curbside pickup or get delivery via Uber Eats.

Studewood Cantine, 1111 Studewood, (713) 864-1100: Along with its full menu, which includes crawfish and Tex-Mex, there are beers and margarita set-ups available to go and for delivery. The restaurant is self-delivering within a 10-mile radius, and Favor, GrubHub and DoorDash work for farther distances.
La Lucha Pharmacy Burger. Photo by Ralph Smith.

Superica and La Lucha, 1801 North Shepherd, (713) 955-3215: After temporarily closing on March 26, Ford Fry’s restaurant tributes to the Tex-Mex and fried-food of his Houston youth just reopened for curbside pickup. A full array of Houston comfort food is available under one online ordering platform. Choose from classics such as tacos de barbacoa, chicken verde enchiladas, fried chicken and the H-Town Pharmacy Burger and then swing by to pick them up. And don’t forget to check out the Family Meals and the cocktail kits.

Tacodeli, 1902 Washington, (713) 357-7770: Craving breakfast tacos? Then head over to this Austin-based taqueria’s website and place an order for contact-less takeout at the Washington Avenue location.

Tacos A Go Go, 2912 White Oak, (713) 864-8226: From 8 a.m. to 8:45 p.m., the Heights location of this classic Houston taqueria is serving a full array of tacos from breakfast tacos to pork guisada for takeout and curbside pickup. It is also offering family packs that feed four, cocktail kits and the opportunity to Buy Tacos for Heros. Make a $5 donation to help provide meals to doctors, nurses and first responders. Call or order online. Delivery available from UberEats, DoorDash and Favor.

Teotihuacan Mexican Café, 1511 Airline, (713) 426-4420: Craving enchiladas rojas, fajitas and margaritas? This beloved Heights institution is offering that and more, including family-sized meals, for pickup and in-house delivery. Delivery also available via DoorDash and Favor.

Tony’s Mexican Restaurant, 2222 Ella, (713) 862-6516: Known for its enchiladas, fajitas and nachos, the Tex-Mex restaurant is giving out $5 gift cards with every to-go and delivery order. Delivery is via DoorDash and available within a five-mile radius. For curbside or take out, call ahead or place your order online.

Urban Eats, 3414 Washington Avenue, (832) 834-4417: Urban Eats is part restaurant and part well-curated market. That means from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., customers can pick up deli meats and cheeses as well as pre-prepared meals by the pound. Wine is 25 to 50% off and plenty of locally brewed beers are available, too. There’s an online ordering page and delivery is available via DoorDash, GrubHub, Favor.

bistec costra at La Vibra
The bistec costra at La Vibra. Photo by Phaedra Cook.

La Vibra Tacos, 506 Yale, (713) 389-5783: Named one of our Best New Restaurants of 2019, this Mexico City-inspired taqueria is offering its costra-style tacos and more for takeout. Call to place your order.

Yong at Eureka Heights Brewery, 941 West 18th: Get your fix of flavorful Korean cuisine from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Order pickup and delivery to enjoy Korean barbecue bowls, double-fried chicken with a variety of sauce options, and chef Daniel Ajtai’s Mom’s Egg Rolls stuffed with 12 ingredients. All dishes can be prepared family-style. As bonus, for every $25 spent, get a $5 gift card for a later purchase. Call (832) 409-7093 for delivery details.


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  • March 20, 2020 at 4:28 pmMichael Graves

    How could you miss Sonoma Restaurant and Wine Bar on Studewood? They have a great to-go menu and discounts on bottles, too.

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    • March 23, 2020 at 12:38 pmPhaedra Cook

      Because we have about 150 restaurants wanting to be added to our master list as well as our neighborhood lists, a limited number of people working on the massive task of putting this info into written form and very little financial support from the same industry that we write about all the time. We’ll get to it, but people need to be patient.

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