As a meeting planner you field a multitude of questions from your attendees. Everything from registration details to transportation options. Many times, your attendees most pressing question to be answered is “Where can we eat as a group?”. Luckily, The Woodlands Waterway Square area is brimming with restaurants which offer private dining options that cater to every appetite and budget. These locations are all just steps away from The Woodlands Waterway Marriott and The Westin at The Woodlands, making your private dining choices convenient as well as delicious.

Pizza at Sorriso


Take a tour of the Italian countryside at Sorriso Modern Italian Kitchen, conveniently located at The Westin at The Woodlands. Enjoy house made pasta favorites such as Lasagna Ferrarese and Truffle Agnolotti, as well as mouthwatering pizzas fired in their authentic imported Italian pizza oven. Relax and enjoy sommelier Giorgio Ferrero’s wine recommendations in their stunning private room overlooking The Woodlands Waterway. With an inventory of over 2,500 bottles of wine, Sorriso Modern Italian Kitchen is proud to have been recognized by Wine Spectator with the “Best of Award of Excellence” for 2019 and 2020.

Grimaldi’s Coal Brick-Oven Pizzeria got its start under the Brooklyn Bridge, and their coal-fired, brick-oven pizzas made with handmade mozzarella, signature pizza sauce, and secret recipe dough has expanded by popular demand all the way to The Woodlands. Enjoy tantalizing seasonal offerings and their signature favorites in a casual, relaxed environment with private dining space to accommodate groups both large and small.

Sangria at Churrascos Happy Hour



You can’t go wrong at Goose’s Acre Bistro and Irish Pub, the only authentic European Pub in The Woodlands. Relax and unwind with any one of their daily drink specials before indulging in their extensive menu featuring Irish classics and more. Their 100% Angus burgers are a local favorite!

Churrasco’s offers the Latin American parrilla’s bold flavors with all its fire and flair. From appetizers like empanadas and ceviches to their signature chimichurri marinated center-cut tenderloin and famous Tres Leches cake, their menu is not to be missed. 

With multiple private dining rooms, there is space for groups of all sizes. If Tex-Mex is what your group is craving, Cyclone Anaya’s Tex-Mex Kitchen will fit the bill! Dine on the water while enjoying favorites like fajitas al carbon, jumbo lump crabmeat nachos, and lobster enchiladas paired with margaritas and mules in a vibrant, lively atmosphere. 


The Refuge Bar & Bistro is a go-to destination for residents and visitors alike. Delectable menu options, creative décor and ingenious twists on classic drinks have helped this bar and bistro become one of the top social spots in town. Old-fashioned décor, such as antique wallpaper, Einstein bulb steel chandeliers and deep mahogany furniture, takes you back in time with the perfect mix of a modern upscale dining and classic saloon experience. Their featured dish, Baked Mac & Cheese Pot Pie, has a cult following, for good reason! 


Quail Knots from Morton's Grille


Experience culinary excellence at TRIS, where Chef Austin Simmons’ menu combines worldly flavors from his extensive travels with classic culinary techniques. Don’t miss their Korean Butter Poached Crab, A5 Japanese Wagyu Beef and the TRIS Chocolate Cake. 

From tender steaks and fresh seafood to mouthwatering burgers and artistic salads, Morton’s Grille offers classics you have come to expect from Morton’s The Steakhouse, fused with innovative new dishes. Our staff loves their Korean BBQ Glazed Quail Knots! Treat your group to a luxurious private dining experience with the attentive service that Morton’s is known for!

Whether your group is looking for a quick bite after a long day of workshops or a world class, multi-course culinary experience to celebrate a corporate milestone, our private dining options along The Woodlands Waterway will satisfy everyone’s appetite!