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Houston's Best Places to Break Your Diet

Even the most disciplined among us have to indulge every now and then. Here are the places in Houston that are well worth the calorie count.

  • Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse
    • Steakhouse
    • Downtown
    Food
    27
    Decor
    27
    Service
    26
    Cost
    $70

    For those of us with equally insatiable sweet and savory teeth, there's everything from lobster bisque and filet mignon, to bread pudding and creme brulee.

    • Brazilian
    • Briargrove
    Food
    27
    Decor
    25
    Service
    25
    Cost
    $65

    In true churrascaria fashion, fire-roasted meats (16 varieties, to be exact) are brought to your table, sliced, and served to you. Let the gluttony begin.

  • BRC Gastropub
    • American
    • Washington Corridor
    Food
    25
    Decor
    22
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $28

    With biscuits, fried chicken, meatloaf, and a mac & cheese of the day on the menu, you needn't doubt for a second that this is the place to say sayonara to regimented eating.

  • Hubcap Grill
    • Burger
    • Downtown
    Food
    25
    Decor
    13
    Service
    18
    Cost
    $14

    Specialty burgers like the "Quadruple Heart Clogger" and the "Cheesy Cheeto-Burger" are not only overflowing with unusual toppings, they're massive too. Make sure both of your hands are free to take these down.

  • Ouisie's Table
    • Fine Dining
    • River Oaks
    Food
    24
    Decor
    23
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $48

    It might be tough, but try to save room for dessert. Take one bite of the Tres Leches Cake or the Black Magic Cake and you'll thank us.

  • Treebeards
    • Southern American
    • Downtown
    Food
    24
    Decor
    17
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $14

    For some, meal fantasies revolve around a single, indulgent dish. For others, it's about sampling an array of favorites. Here, with a variety of daily-changing Southern comfort classics, every eater can walk away completely satisfied.

  • Treebeards
    • Southern American
    • Downtown
    Food
    24
    Decor
    17
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $14

    For some, meal fantasies revolve around a single, indulgent dish. For others, it's about sampling an array of favorites. Here, with a variety of daily-changing Southern comfort classics, every eater can walk away completely satisfied.

  • Liberty Kitchen & Oyster Bar
    • Seafood
    • Heights
    Food
    22
    Decor
    21
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $38

    Whet your appetite with deviled eggs & fried oysters, settle in with pimento cheese dip, and prepare to loosen your belt with the "40-Oz. to Freedom Gumbo", with brisket, smoked chicken, andouille, lobster, jumbo shrimp, fried oysters, crab, blackened redfish, potato salad, and fried okra.

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