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Katy Restaurant Reviews

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Welcome to our Katy restaurant reviews guide where you'll find top restaurants off the beaten path, both locally owned and chain. In fact, some of the best restaurants in the Katy just might be the little mom and pop operations flying under the radar. For some of the best picks in Katy, you've come to the right place.

Our Katy restaurant reviews guide can help you make sense of the thousands of options out there. Happy eating!

Also check out our Best Restaurants in Katy 2013 Guide


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Antonia's Cucina Italiana

 5 star(s)  (03/27/2014)
“I am surprised that this restaurant doesn't have a line waiting out the door. The food is the best in Katy Texas.”

3 Olives

 5 star(s)  (03/22/2011)
“Evening dinner was wonderful. The menu was exquisite. The staff was very attentive. The ambience was quiet and relaxing. The restaurant was clean. The cost for the evening was especially good for evening dining. The house wine complimented the meal very well. The visit there was very pleasant... ”

Nonmachers Bar B Que

 5 star(s)  (02/24/2011)
“There's a reason this bbq place has been around over 30 years. Nothing in the area can even come close. Having grown up in Katy, my family has been going there since the eighties. The food has remained consistently great. This is not a place I would dine-in (except for lunch), and they do not ta... ”

Barcelona Restaurant

 5 star(s)  (09/24/2010)
“if this is the restaurant near Friendswood, Texas...it is FABULOUS! We will dream about how great our meal was...and hope to get back there someday!”

Nonmachers Bar B Que

 5 star(s)  (09/22/2010)
“While Nonmachers is not fancy, the food is great. Okay, so it's not as clean as we all might like, but I've never gotten sick on their food and have at other "cleaner" places! It is a down-home, mom-and-pop shop that just concentrates on the best food. If you want to be fussed over, etc., go some... ”

Johnny Carino's Italian Kitchen

 1 star(s)  (07/12/2010)
“we had a death in the family and our friends in Frisco, Texas ordered some food from Carino's for the people that would come over to our house after the services. They only order food for 12 but it was the amount of food and the charge,one hundred and eleven dollars that floored mee when the driver ... ”

Omars Mexican Restaurant

 5 star(s)  (06/29/2010)
“The best cheese enchiladas I have ever eaten. Their sauce would win hands down in a Bobby Flay throw down. We have been a customer for over 20 years and their food is always consistent in quality. My only complaint is that they only have an off brand pick package of sweetener if you don't want to ... ”

Chili's Grill & Bar - Mason Road

 5 star(s)  (04/30/2010)
“I had a wonderful time at Chili's tonight. My waiter Matt was amazingly nice and sweet and cared so much. I will definitely be returning very soon. Even the restrooms were extemely clean.”

Omars Mexican Restaurant

 5 star(s)  (03/15/2010)
“Absolutely the best chili gravy on enchiladas I've ever had and I've had a lot....perfect is the way to explain it. Man.....I sure miss their location in Sealy.”

Chili's Grill & Bar - Mason Road

 5 star(s)  (01/05/2010)
“Been there a million times, never had a bad experience. ^_^”

Omars Mexican Restaurant

 5 star(s)  (12/16/2009)
“Omars had been HANDS DOWN our favorite Mexican food restaurant in Katy since the day it opened(20 years ago?) We keep trying other places, only to come back to Omars. The manager, waitstaff is SO personable and attentive, that at this point we feel like they are part of our family. I think they al... ”

Johnny Carino's Italian Kitchen

 5 star(s)  (12/06/2009)
“I love Johnny Carino's in Katy. I have been going there for years and have rarely been disappointed. I love the chicken scaloppini but it is very rich. For lunch, my new favorite is the wedge salad. It is high calorie but not bad if that is your main dish. Another favorite is the bruschetta on grill... ”

Nonmachers Bar B Que

   (11/23/2009)
“I have been going to Nonmacher's since I have lived in Katy....8 years and their BBQ is the only BBQ in Katy I eat besides my own. They are not rude by any means. Everytime I go there, I have to break off the conversation because they like to talk my head off. Reviewers who think the owner and emplo... ”

Big Daddys BBQ

 2 star(s)  (10/27/2009)
“I have eaten there twice and the food was good once but not the second time around. There was a lot of fat in my beef sandwich, almost a 50/50 split between fat and meat!! The owner is NOT friendly and God forbid you show up near closing-he will NOT let you in and is rude about it to boot! The se... ”

Einstein's Pub

 4 star(s)  (10/13/2009)
“I really love this pub. From the outside you could never tell how large it is. The food was fresh and the service was nice. While waiting on my food I played free darts. Afterward I played pool (0.75 a game) and hung out. It was a pretty decent place. Kinda like Cheers where everyone knows your name... ”

Nonmachers Bar B Que

 2 star(s)  (09/29/2009)
“The food is Ok not the best by far but OK. John Nonmacher (Old man w/ beard) the owner has yet to smile or ask a friendly qusetion. I dont believe he's a rude man but not friendly by any Stretch. The guys that cut the BBQ never were gloves and handle everything by hand. (Just noticed that today) don... ”

Palma De Cera

 5 star(s)  (08/31/2009)
“I eat out at least 3 times a week and since I discovered Palma de Cera, it has been my favorite place to eat. The food is fresh and made to order. Not like those taco stands this other person is writing about. I think this is an upscale restaurant and it's worth checking it out.”

Nonmachers Bar B Que

 1 star(s)  (07/31/2009)
“Priced way too high for what you get. They are rude, just like the other reviewer said. And.... They don't take credit cards. The positive reviews are obviously from the restaurant operators because they are totally wrong and too similar. I have yet to see more than one or two people in there whene... ”

Nonmachers Bar B Que

 1 star(s)  (07/02/2009)
“Could drone on....but just disgusting. Tasted like BBQ off the shelf of an Exxon station.”

Palma De Cera

 5 star(s)  (06/02/2009)
“This is an excellent restuarant. They serve colombian, and other latin cuisines. I love their snapper, chips and dip, and their tres leches. The prices and portions are really nice, bring the whole family. I like the ambiance, it's very nicely done, they have nice tile floors, a beer and wine a... ”

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