Tucked beside The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa’s vast lobby, Olivette is warm and inviting. With a rustic fireplace as the centerpiece and Mediterranean décor, the Houston restaurant is a great spot for a romantic dinner.

It’s open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, and also serves brunch on the weekends. The contemporary American menu features dishes such as an apple-brandy-glazed pulled pork sandwich and seared snapper.

The atmosphere is laid-back, warmed by beautiful views of the hotel’s lush, wooded property. After a massage at the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star spa, treat yourself to a delightful meal at Olivette.
Our Inspector's Highlights
• The menu at Olivette, located within The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa, features American fare with Mediterranean-inspired dishes from chef Neal Cox.

• The service at this Houston restaurant is professional and reliable. Your waiter will be able to give you recommendations for what to order as well as what wines to pair with your courses.

• Neutral colors run throughout the space including brown, beige, cream, white and rust, which matches the décor of the hotel.

• If you’re looking for a restaurant to have a romantic meal with a loved one, look no further than Olivette. This restaurant features a sophisticated and elegant setting with dim lighting and secluded seating complemented by lit candles on each table.
Things to Know
• As the signature restaurant of The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa, Olivette serves its delicious modern American cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

• While Olivette doesn’t enforce a strict dress code — or even one at all — you’ll likely feel a bit out of place in grungy clothing. As the main restaurant for The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa — and among the premier dining spots in the city — you’ll see guests in everything from jeans and cowboy boots to full business attire.

• Although you’ll be able to make reservations upon arriving at the hotel, we recommend making them in advance especially if you’re dining with a larger party. You can call Olivette directly (713-685-6713) to book your table, or simply visit OpenTable.com.
The Food
• Dishes such as huevos rancheros and ancho turkey Benedict will start your day off right. On the weekends, don’t miss brunch, when you’ll find entrées such as banana stuffed French toast and seared snapper.

• As for a midday lunch, the Forbes Travel Guide Recommended restaurant serves up bites like an apple brandy glazed pulled pork sandwich and bacon wrapped quail.

• The Liberty Farms duck is a standout dish with varied salt and sweet flavors of quince, dried apricot, arugula, red quinoa and date sauce.

• Seafood options include snapper, golden tile fish, seared salmon, a bouillabaisse and butter poached lobster served with strozzapreti pasta, wild mushrooms, Swiss chard, leeks and an orange cream.

• Dessert offers both rich and lighter, sweeter options including housemade ice creams and sorbets, a tres leches cake, vanilla crème brûlée, sticky toffee pudding, pavlova and black forest cake.
Getting There
111 North Post Oak Lane, Houston, Texas 77024
More At This Location
Check Availability