Yale Street by Savoir is flooded Thursday during tropical depression Imelda.

As tropical depression Imelda pounds down on the Houston area Thursday, causing street flooding and destroying houses and buildings, we're compiling a list of restaurants and bars that are closed today. We'll update this list as we receive more information.

Restaurants and bars closed Thursday include:

Bellaire

Downtown / EaDo

East End

Galleria

Garden Oaks / Oak Forest

Greenway / Upper Kirby

  • Eunice

Heights

Katy

Kingwood

Memorial / Spring Branch

Memorial City

Midtown

Montrose

Museum District

Northside / Lindale Park

Rice Village / West University

River Oaks

Uptown / Tanglewood

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Eight Row Flint

Ice House, Outdoor Patio 1039 Yale St.

The concept may be that of an ice house, but coming from Agricole Hospitality, the team behind Revival Market and Coltivare, you can certainly expect somethi...

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Sylvia's Enchilada Kitchen

$$ Mexican/Tex-Mex Multiple Locations

When the word “enchilada” features prominently in the name of your restaurant, they’d better be good—and they are at Sylvia’s, where Houston’s “enchilada que...

Le Colonial

$$$ Vietnamese 4444 Westheimer Rd., Ste. G140

Two elegant stories are home to a Vietnamese concept dressed up to match the upscale crowd. Start with the grilled Japanese eggplant in fish sauce and a bowl...

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Ouisie’s Table

$$$ Cajun, Creole, Southern 3939 San Felipe St.

Horton Foote based his play Dividing the Estate on chef and owner Elouise “Ouisie” Adams Jones’s family; Miss Ruby, the scarlet dress Jones’s sister wore to ...

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Relish Restaurant & Bar

$$ American/New American 2810 Westheimer Road

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Caracol

$$$ Mexican/Tex-Mex 2200 Post Oak Blvd., Ste. 160

The cool crudos at Caracol, chef Hugo Ortega’s beguiling Galleria-area restaurant, may be the perfect antidote to the summer heat. Among the offerings: lime-...

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Backstreet Café

$$$ American/New American 1103 S. Shepherd

One of the main attractions at Backstreet Café on Shepherd near West Gray— helmed by chef Ortega of Hugo’s, along with his wife, Tracy Vaught—is the patio se...

Antone’s Famous Po’ Boys

$ Multiple Locations

The Original Po-Boy is the classic, filled with sliced Italian deli meats, provolone cheese, mayo, and the sweet relish called “chow chow” sauce. The Super i...

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Benjy’s

$$ American/New American Multiple Locations

Both locations of benjy’s—the original in Rice Village and its second location on Washington Avenue—have a chic dining room with their own spins on funky, mo...

The Classic All Day

$$ American/New American 5922 Washington Ave.

The Classic All Day, like Levit’s other ventures (Local Foods, Benjy’s) specializes in sourcing locally whenever possible. In fact, the restaurant is putting...

Indigo

$$$$ African, American/New American, Soul Food 517 Berry Road

Lucille's

$$ Creole, Southern 5512 La Branch St.

Named in honor of Texas culinary legend Lucille B. Smith, the restaurant run by her great-grandson—chef Chris Williams—turns out a whole fried yardbird (at d...

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El Real Tex-Mex Café

$$ Mexican/Tex-Mex 1201 Westheimer Rd.

The former Tower Theater overlooking Westheimer is a grand setting for the “vintage Tex-Mex” restaurant El Real, created by Houstonia magazine’s former food ...

Riel

$$$ American/New American 1927 Fairview St.

Ukrainian-Manitoban chef Ryan LaChaine named his restaurant after Louis Riel—the first and last president of the provisional government of Saskatchewan and f...

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Goodnight Charlie's

$ Mexican/Tex-Mex 2531 Keuster St.

Let’s face it: The predominant type of cowboy in Houston is the Saturday-night one, who loves to shine up his boots for a night of two-stepping out on the to...

Georgia James

$$$ Steak 1100 Westheimer Rd.

Sitting inside chef Chris Shepherd's steakhouse—a spinoff of his first One Fifth concept that took over the space once occupied by Underbelly—it's easy to be...

UB Preserv

$$$ American/New American, Global 1609 Westheimer Road

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The Hay Merchant

$$ American/New American 1100 Westheimer Rd.

The Hay Merchant is arguably the most serious domestic craft beer bar in the country. With cooking that goes well beyond the expected bar food or salty, beer...

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Night Heron

$$ American/New American 1601 W. Main St.

All over town the city’s bar pros have upped their zero-proof game in recent years, offering up complex, refreshing, alcohol-free beverages alongside boozy c...

Ramen Tatsu-Ya

$$ Japanese 1722 California St.

Austin's favorite ramen is pretty darn good in Houston, too. Our favorite is their uncommonly smoky take on classic tonkotsu ramen, complete with its rich, s...

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Roost Restaurant

$$ American/New American 1972 Fairview St.

From quinoa-stuffed poblano peppers with red beets and chocolate mole to jerk duck breast with mung bean slaw, the culinary mash-ups at the fun-loving little...

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Hugo’s

$$$ Mexican/Tex-Mex 1600 Westheimer Rd.

Hugo’s chef/owner Hugo Ortega has been a finalist for the James Beard Award three times; no surprise, as his Montrose restaurant has been the city’s top choi...

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Brennan’s of Houston

$$$$ Cajun, Creole, Seafood, Southern 3300 Smith St.

Housed in the old Junior League of Houston building on the edge of Midtown where it meets Montrose, this stalwart seafood palace was also the site of Aurora ...

Damian’s Cucina Italiana

$$$ Italian 3011 Smith St.

Damian’s has defined Italian food for generations of Houstonians, having just celebrated its 30th anniversary this year under the stewardship of the Mandola ...

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Reef

$$$ Seafood 2600 Travis St.

Chef Bryan Caswell's now-famous Midtown restaurant changed the seafood landscape for the better when it opened in 2007, transforming the public's perception ...

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State Fare Kitchen & Bar

$$ Hamburgers 947 Gessner Rd. Ste. B190

A recent visit here found the place packed, with many tables enjoying the same dish we were: a classic bacon cheeseburger stacked with heaps of crispy shredd...

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Jonathan’s the Rub

$$$ American/New American 9061 Gaylord St.

Jonathan Levine’s namesake restaurant, spectacular and unfussy, is the toast of the Memorial Villages—which extend into Spring Branch—thanks to Levine’s big ...

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Bistro Provence

$$$ French 13616 Memorial Dr.

Everything about Bistro Provence will put a smile on your face: the sunny yellow tablecloths, the bright blue napkins, the perfect little bistro tables, the ...

Hungry's Café & Bistro

$$ American/New American, Global Multiple Locations

An neighborhood institution, Hungry’s is where Rice Village and Memorial families have come for decades to enjoy Mediterranean-inspired favorites like gyros,...

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Peli Peli

$$$ African, South African Multiple Locations

It’s tough to tell which is the biggest draw at the popular Peli Peli: the striking dining room anchored by a two-story “tree” that shifts colors throughout ...

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Bernie's Burger Bus

$ American/New American Multiple Locations

Our top pick from the former food truck’s menu is still The Principal, a classic cheeseburger with Bernie’s signature garlic-roasted tomatoes. Of the new ite...

Pi Pizza

$$ American/New American, Italian, Pizza 181 Heights Blvd.

The same creative pizzas that won Anthony Calleo's pizza truck a following are on the menu at his restaurant. But there's more than pies topped with combos l...

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Squable

$$ American/New American 632 W 19th St.

Squable—part of Bobby Heugel and Justin Yu’s mini-empire, which includes Better Luck Tomorrow and the new Penny Quarter—is a modern-day neighborhood joint of...

La Lucha

$$ Seafood 1801 N. Shepherd Drive

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Revival Market

$$ American/New American, Café 550 Heights Blvd.

Since 2011, co-owners Ryan Pera and Morgan Weber have been bringing back the neighborhood butcher shop with house-cured meat and carefully curated specialty ...

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Liberty Kitchen

$$$ American/New American, Seafood Multiple Locations

With an inviting concept, expansive menu, adroit cooking and a smart contemporary design, Liberty Kitchen provides a fine example for other casual dining res...

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Coltivare

$$ Italian 3320 White Oak Dr

Morgan Weber, who, along with chef Ryan Pera, also owns Revival Market a few blocks down the street, designed Coltivare’s handsome worn-wood interior. Outdoo...

The Union Kitchen

$$ American/New American Multiple Locations

This local chain’s grilled cheese lobster sandwich is an almost indecently large lunch option. There’s lots of melty Brie and buttery slices of avocado tucke...

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Étoile Cuisine et Bar

$$$ French 1101 Uptown Park

Chef Philippe Verpiand decided to relocate from San Diego to Houston—where wife and operations manager Monica Bui has family— to open Étoile, and up the city...

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Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen Restaurant

$$ Deli, Sandwiches Multiple Locations

Ziggy Gruber says that his Galleria deli on Post Oak, Kenny & Ziggy’s, is “the best New York deli in America,” and he isn’t kidding. The once-proud fixtu...

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The Original Ninfa's on Navigation

$$ Mexican/Tex-Mex 2704 Navigation Blvd.

The matriarch of Tex-Mex in Houston is still going strong in its original home on Navigation, where Mama Ninfa Laurenzo started a 10-table restaurant in the ...

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Local Foods

$ Sandwiches Multiple Locations

Local Foods is part of the Benjy’s family of restaurants (it’s right next door in Rice Village). The modern deli is especially famous for its huge sandwiches...

Brasserie du Parc

$$$ French 1440 Lamar St.

The team behind Étoile Cuisine et Bar takes a casual turn with this Downtown brasserie. Visitors to Discovery Green can stop by the crêpe window, while diner...

Xochi

$$$ Mexican/Tex-Mex 1777 Walker St.

This elegant eatery on the ground floor of the Downtown Marriott Marquis isn't your average hotel restaurant. It's Houston's first upscale Oaxacan restaurant...

Kulture

$$ Soul Food, Southern 701 Avenida De Las Americas, Ste A

Miss Carousel

$$ American/New American 1201 Saint Emanuel St.

This swanky little cocktail bar shares the same EaDo corner as American restaurant Indianola. Both are run by the pros at Agricole Hospitality, who also keep...

Indianola

$$ American/New American 1201 Saint Emanuel St.

Vinny's

$ 1201 Saint Emanuel St.

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Pappas Bros. Steakhouse

$$$$ Steak Multiple Locations

If there’s a Platonic ideal of a Houston steakhouse, Pappas Bros. may be it. At both locations, its dark, wood-paneled interior swarming with crisply dressed...

Molina’s Cantina

$$ Mexican/Tex-Mex Multiple Locations

There’s a reason Molina’s is former president George H.W. Bush’s favorite Mexican restaurant in Houston: the menu has barely changed since the restaurant was...

Jax Grill

$ Hamburgers, Southern Multiple Locations

At this laidback local stalwart, the grill is the way to go, with burgers topping the list, although the kitchen also puts out good fried fare and respectabl...

Dandelion Cafe

$ Café, Sandwiches 5405 Bellaire Blvd.

Local is the name of the game at this Bellaire spot next to Bernie's Burger Bus. Here, you'll find locally-roasted beans from Greenway Coffee and locally-bak...