One of the best parts about living in and visiting The Woodlands is the beautiful Waterway that runs throughout the area. There are many restaurants and bars that offer a seat with a waterway view. Here are a few hot spots to get you started. 


Patio Dining at Churrascos

Sorriso Dining area facing The Waterway

21 Waterway Avenue, Suite 130

At Churrascos, you can enjoy the bold flavors of South American cuisine with all its fire and passion. For a memorable event, escape to the patio that overlooks The Waterway. Overhead sails produce a shade that makes even the sunniest of days quite comfortable or an evening that is simply elegant. For your next happy hour or private event, check out Churrascos for some of the best food and ambiance The Woodlands has to offer.


Cyclone Anaya's Mexican Kitchen
20 Waterway Avenue, Suite 120

Cyclone Anaya’s Mexican Kitchen serves world-class Mexican food and drinks. The restaurant is located along The Waterway and features an engaging, modern atmosphere. Many of the menu items are family secret recipes from the Anaya family. (They might be best known for the crab nachos!) The entire restaurant experience is steeped in the family traditions established by the founder and namesake.


The Goose's Acre
21 Waterway Avenue, Suite 140

The Goose’s Acre Pub has a double-decker patio along The Woodlands Waterway so you can enjoy your meal on a comfortable and relaxing patio with great views. Try the Signature Sampler to share with friends. It includes Irish nachos, sun-dried tomato and artichoke dip, Goose’s hot wings, beer-battered onion rings and hummus. The Goose’s Acre frequently changes out the menu and they take menu requests!


Sorriso Modern Italian Kitchen
2 Waterway Square Place

Sorriso Modern Italian Kitchen offers authentic regional Italian cuisine prepared with the freshest ingredients. The warm, comfortable setting and rich, traditional flavors combine to create an atmosphere like no other. Guests can enjoy views along The Waterway area of The Woodlands. 



Truluck's and Sculpture

Bowl of Rice

Del Frisco's Grille

1900 Hughes Landing Blvd, Suite 500

Enjoy this sophisticated chophouse restaurant serving steak, seafood, sandwiches, and cocktails in a trendy space with beautiful outdoor water views. Del Frisco's Grille in The Woodlands is modern, inviting and fun. The energetic bar creates a buzz throughout the restaurant and sets the stage for an amazing night out. The patio provides al fresco dining at one of the best restaurants in The Woodlands. Happy Hour is offered Monday through Friday from 4 to 6:30 p.m.


Truluck's Seafood Steak & Crab House

1900 Hughes Landing Blvd, Suite 600

Savor the freshest crab, direct from TRULUCK owned fisheries. The fresh-catch seafood menu includes the best steak and side options too. Truluck’s Seafood Steak & Crab House is located at Hughes Landing, which sits along Lake Woodlands. Insider Tip: Check out the Hughes Landing entertainment schedule! They often host outdoor music concerts and other fun events.

For other stops at Hughes Landing, check out our Happy Hour blog.



The Woodlands Mall

Oysters & Seafood

Landry's Seafood House

1212 Lake Robbins Drive

Exceptional seafood and excellent steaks. What else could make Landry’s Seafood House any better? A beautiful waterfront view. This Landry’s restaurant overlooks the scenic Waterway and is just moments from The Woodlands Mall and The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. From a beautiful outdoor patio, guests enjoy seasonal live music. An extensive collection of specialty drinks complement the menu, making this popular spot the perfect destination for a night on the town or a relaxing dinner.


Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

1201 Lake Woodlands Drive Suite

The Woodlands Fleming’s is located just off of I-45 on the southside of The Woodlands Mall on The Waterway. It’s a great stop for celebrating, dining with business clients or just spending time with family and friends. The casual menu is filled with your favorites and a local chef’s table that changes with the season, or whenever they feel inspired by ingredients. The bar is always open and the wine manager has curated a wide selection of locally selected wines, hand-crafted cocktails and spirits.


Check here for other dining options around The Woodlands Mall. Looking for a bar with a water view? We recommend Como Social Club, Broken Barrel or Local Pour, just to name a few!