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17 at Alden-Houston

#1,281 of 7,312 Restaurants in Houston
1117 Prairie St, Houston, TX 77002-3118
+1 832-200-8888
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
22 Jul 2016
“Away from the Hustle & Bustle of Houston!”
4 May 2016
“Bold, Red Eye-catching Decorating Accents But Rather Mundane Luncheon Menu Choices”
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1117 Prairie St, Houston, TX 77002-3118
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Reviewed 29 March 2012

Great service, great food, we took 30 of our clients there and everyone had an excellent time.

Thank Vanita L
Reviewed 9 March 2012

We had a pre-theater dinner at 17. I love pretty places, so this was a treat just to look at the floors, chandeliers, chairs, and general decor. Very glam. We were the only people in the restaurant....and it was the temperature was very hot. We...More

Thank liz77006
Reviewed 20 February 2012

My wife and I ate at *17 before going to a show at the symphony down the street. Service was very good here. The first thing the waiter asked us was if we had plans that evening. When we said we had a show, he...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 12 February 2012

Beautiful, quiet and intimate restaurant with excellent food and wine selection. Small enough that there is little foot traffic and noise and you can focus on your date. Our food was very fresh and cooked perfectly.

Thank BigBri_12
Reviewed 29 December 2011

The food is fresh and served first class. I have eaten there for breakfast and dinner and it was perfect both times!

Thank LonghornHouston
Reviewed 16 October 2011

We suffered through a very noisy dinner, the restaurant had a party of about 50 people, expecting fabulous food. The food was just average. I had the scallops they were fine but for the price you should expect great. My husband had the fish special...More

Thank libbylulu
Reviewed 5 October 2011

Went there recently and had a really good meal. This place used to be top notch but has been going thru a rough patch over the past 2-3 years. There was a new sous chef and he was working wonders. I did not have it...More

Thank Brodie T
Reviewed 21 August 2011

The feast prepared by Chef David Coffman was exquisite. Scallops over black rice was a real treat. Will definitely be back!

Thank cpmurphy
Reviewed 2 February 2011

Ate here 3 days ago. The food was OK, although the butternut squash ravioli was over wrought. The evening started out horribly though. I walked up to the desk, stated my name and reservation time, and was told that they didn't have my reservation. After...More

Thank FBuser
Reviewed 8 May 2010

The worst. We were passing through Houston from Austin to Florida by car and staying at the Alden Hotel which houses 17 on April 27, 2010. It was a total waste and disappointment for our one dinner in a city known for having many, great...More

Thank mylesfire
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 80
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1117 Prairie St, Houston, TX 77002-3118
    (San Jacinto)
  • Public Transportation: Located conveniently downtown at the corner of San Jacinto and Prairie Street in Houston's most happening zip code, 77002, and only steps away from the Main Street Light Rail Transit Train.
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 832-200-8888
*17 is dedicated to offering guests bold, unpretentious food while focusing on the freshness, seasonality and origin of the ingredients. Since opening, the restaurant has received outstanding local, regional and national recognition including: Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Gourmet, Town & Country, Travel+Leisure, USA Today and “Best New Restaurant” by Esquire. Texas Monthly rated #1 Where to eat now, “I like just being in *17, with its glittering crystal lights and sleek chocolate-and-white color scheme set off by froufrou red wallpaper on one side of the room.” Restaurant may be contacted at 832/200 8800
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