Houston is the biggest city in Texas. Whether you live inside or outside the loop, there’s plenty of Southern hospitality. Residents of Houston tend not to have a favorite restaurant. That’s because there are so many great places to eat, you can’t just pick one. Sometimes, when things get busy, you don’t have time to go into town for lunch or dinner. If you’re caught late at the office or have an impromptu meeting, you may have to order a take-out meal. If you’re looking for the best take-out in Houston, check out this list to find some local favorites.
When you’re dining on the go and in the mood for Chinese cuisine, China Cottage will bring you just what you need. It offers an extensive menu with classics like Mongolian chicken, beef and shrimp, fish fillet with black bean sauce, Szechuan beef, and mu shoo pork. There’s a good selection of vegetarian dishes, too, from stir-fried string beans to vegetable chop suey. If you’re on a budget, check out the weekly specials on orders that cost more than $30 and $40 to save some money. China Cottage’s staff will deliver to anywhere in Houston, but you can also carry out.
Space City Takeout is one of the most popular spots in Houston from which to order delivery. If you want to impress your business clients with a tasty lunch, you’re arranging a corporate event, or you would like a meal delivered to your hotel room, this is the service to use. It’s simple: just specify your zip code and you’ll be presented with a list of restaurants that deliver in the area. Make a choice and select from the menu. Your food will be delivered quickly, so you can enjoy your meal in no time.
Pizza L'Vino River Oaks
If you want a freshly made pizza pie delivered right to your door, Pizza L’Vino will fit the bill. If you’re not interested in one of the specialty house pizzas like Ultimate Pepperoni, Greek Islander, Chicken Scampi, or Magic Mushroom, you can build your own pizza from a wide range of toppings. You can order a classic pie, ultra-thin crust, or gluten-free pizzas. There is also a vegetarian selection. Plus, Pizza L’Vino delivers reasonably priced bottles of wine and craft beer.
Abby's Deli & Take Out
Abby's Deli & Take Out has been serving up mouthwatering fare since 2008. The delicatessen is conveniently located on Greens Road in North Houston. Grab a Belgian waffle, breakfast burrito, croissant, or bagel with cream cheese for breakfast on the go. At lunchtime, you can pick a hot or cold sandwich from the menu or build your own, if you prefer. You can also take a fork to a Greek or cobb salad at Abby’s Deli & Take Out.
This list is just the tip of the iceberg. There are more take-out restaurants in Houston, so ask around and explore your community to find the others for yourself. Your new favorite might not be on this list of top contenders.