If the first thing you do when you get off from work is look for food, you're in luck because there are some really good restaurants within 5 miles of Springs at Woodlands South. Most are open for lunch and dinner and some even have catering. Here are a few places you should check out in your new neighborhood.
11111 E. 71st Street
Everything's bigger in Texas, and that includes steak, burgers and ribs from this Western-themed restaurant. If you're looking for hearty meals with good-sized portions, Texas Roadhouse is the place. Stop in for a Ribeye or Sirloin steak with your choice of sides or, BBQ chicken, pulled pork or any one of their delicious country dinners. It’s a casual dining atmosphere, but call ahead to get a good seat.
Osaka Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
11016 East 81st Street
Dining and entertainment are all in the package when you go to a hibachi restaurant, and Osaka does not disappoint. If you’re looking for a more quiet meal, the sushi is has all of the traditional fare, as well as some creations that will be tempting to locals, like the Sooner Roll and the Cowboy Roll. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week.
The Cheesecake Factory
8711 East 71st Street
Located right by Woodland Hills Mall, this classic American restaurant serves a little bit of everything including fried chicken, Tex Mex eggrolls, pizza, salads, quesadillas, calamari and taquitos. But their signature dishes are their fabulous cheesecakes. You can order just about anything you're in the mood for from their extensive menu and enjoy one of their cheesecake desserts as a decadent ending to a great meal.
Zio's Italian Kitchen
7111 South Mingo Road
Less than a mile away from Springs Apartments, Zio's is a casual dining restaurant that serves fresh made Italian food daily. Their open kitchen allows you to see how the food is prepared and everything is made from scratch. The setting is cozy and relaxing, which encourages diners to enjoy their meal the Italian way. The popular meal choices here are Chicken Alfredo, Veal Parmigiana and Chicken Parmigiana. Pasta is always a favorite as well as their signature soups and seafood dishes.
Cumin Flavor of India
8242 East 71st. Street
If you're in the mood for Indian cuisine this is the place to go. Their lunch buffet serves appetizers, chicken, lamb, and seafood, as well as vegetarian and children's meals. Dinner meals are from the menu only, with lamb and chicken being the most favored dishes.
If you haven't visited any of these restaurants, it’s definitely worth it to check them out for late evening dinners or lunches with friends. Have your own local favorite? Share it with us in the comments!