Did you know that Houston is home to the second largest Indochinese population in the country?
The southwest area of the city features a thriving district known as Chinatown, and it’s where visitors can shop, enjoy dim sum, and more.
Highlights of Chinatown in Houston include:
Hong Kong City Mall
Established in 1999, the Hong Kong City Mall is a vibrant destination that transports everyone to Asia. It features more than 100 shops including Tan Phan Fashion and Mee Ho Bakery, as well as dozens of restaurants and cafes. Shoppers will also find the expansive Hong Kong Food Market. It’s one of the mall’s most popular destinations, and it offers things such as produce, seafood, and spices.
Hong Kong Dim Sum
At Hong Kong Dim Sum, everyone is greeted with a smile. The wait staff provides attentive service, and the dining room offers a vibrant atmosphere with colorful walls and stunning paintings. The chefs prepare the dishes using fresh, natural ingredients, and choices include beef ribs, curry squid, and pan fried dry shrimp noodles.
85C Bakery Cafe
Called the “Starbucks of Taiwan,” the 85C Bakery Cafe was established in 2003 by Cheng-Hsueh Wu. He wanted a place where people could enjoy premium coffee and delectable baked goods at reasonable prices. The bakery was in Time and on the Travel Channel. And, the award-winning master chefs prepare more than fifty varieties of pastries. Choices include cream puffs, egg tarts, and coconut snow cubes.
Ranked nationally by food critics as one of the top Sichuan restaurants in the United States, Chengdu Taste is a casual eatery open daily for lunch and dinner. It’s named after the capital of China’s Sichuan province and features bamboo and other authentic Asian decor. The menu includes mung bean jelly noodles, toothpick lamb, and chili wonton.
Chinatown is fifteen minutes from our apartments in Houston, TX. So, if you are searching for a place to call home near delicious eateries, please contact us. Our leasing agents would love to give you a tour.Back to all posts