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Restaurants in The Woodlands, TX

The Woodlands, TX, population 113,000, just 30 miles north of Houston is becoming an extraordinary restaurant town. Considered a top place to live in Texas, the Woodland’s 350 acres, organized into 8 villages, resides primarily in Montgomery and Harris Counties.

Why open a restaurant in The Woodlands, TX?

The Woodlands is well known for its extensive parks and recreation, golf, corporate headquarters, schools, places of worship, shopping, hospitality, healthcare and more. Today, there are 151 parks and 220 miles of hiking and bike trails, concert halls and music festivals. It features a waterway modeled after the San Antonio Riverwalk and a shady forest. 

Corporate offices (business diners), high disposable income, a diverse community, a gorgeous natural setting and water views are just a few of the excellent reasons to open a restaurant in the Woodlands. The Woodlands is a self-contained city with arts, healthcare, businesses, schools and recreation. It would be hard to imagine a more perfect place to launch a restaurant.

Cuisine in The Woodlands, Texas

A quick review of Woodlands Online indicates approximately 430 restaurants shown alphabetically from the Aji Peruvian Grill to Zoner’s Pizza Joint. Some of the types of food include:

Asian Fusion








Gourmet Coffee

New Orleans





Japanese Steaks







Familiar Chain Restaurants in The Woodlands TX

Among the familiar restaurant names you can find in the Woodlands are:


Crust Pizza


Burger King


Chili’s Grill & Bar

Church’s Chicken

Dairy Queen



Jack in the Box

Jersey Mike’s

Longhorn Steakhouse

Olive Garden


Papa John’s

Pizza Hut


Sonic Drive-In


Taco Bell



No need to review these. Everyone has a favorite or two.

Best rated restaurants in The Woodlands, TX

A reliable arbiter of taste from those that dine out frequently, Yelp, maintains extensive rankings of quality and value. Other ratings sources include TripAdvisor, Open Table, Kayak and the Culture Trip. Here are a few of the top rated restaurants in the Woodlands with a snippet of comments from recent diners.

The Republic Grille: traditional American and Southern- “had the blackened flounder with green beans & rice pilaf. Crawfish & shrimp & sauce that came with the dish were outstanding!”

TRIS: New American-”the steak flight, it was amazing! The best steaks”

Goode Co Fish Camp: Southern seafood-crawfish hand pies and catfish beignets!

Truluck’s-Ocean’s Finest Seafood and Crab: stone crab, lobster and lake views!

Schilleci’s New Orleans Kitchen: best jambalaya, beignets and crawfish dip outside of NOLA.

Fleming’s Steakhouse: fantastic steaks, service and wine.

Via Emilia: old world elegance, knowledgeable staff, fantastic veal and pasta.

Hearsay on the Waterway: retro-chic antique-fabulous craft cocktails and diverse American menu.

State Fare Kitchen: with made from scratch Texas fare.

The culinary variety and quality available in the Woodlands is unbelievable.

Used Cooking Oil Pickup in The Woodlands TX

And with all that food comes a lot of cooking oil that needs to be recycled. And with a health conscious population that is increasingly concerned about the environment managing all that oil is a concern for all residents and restaurants.

Regrease, the premier cooking oil recycler in the Woodlands area is there to service the needs of Woodlands restaurants. Regrease collects used cooking oil, installs automated indoor systems, maintains grease traps and power washes to keep restaurants in top condition. And every drop of used cooking oil Regrease collects is recycled in clean biodiesel fuel.

And Regrease is right near the Woodlands so emergency service is quick and easy.

Call ReGrease today at 888-475-6057 and ask what we can do for you.

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