Mark's American Cuisine

1658 Westheimer Road HoustonTX77006
Opens in 42 minutes
11:00am-2:00pm, 5:30pm-11:00pm
11:00am-2:00pm, 5:30pm-11:00pm
11:00am-2:00pm, 5:30pm-11:00pm
11:00am-2:00pm, 5:30pm-11:00pm
11:00am-2:00pm, 5:30pm-11:59pm
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Voted Houston's Most Romantic Restaurant, Mark's American Cuisine is located in a 1920's renovated church. The golden ceilings and candle lit tables provide guests with an intimate escape from the outside world. Mark's boasts three meeting rooms: two private - The Cloisters, Mark's largest private room which was recently re-designed, seats 32 to 40 people, The Alcove, a tasting room for 5 to 8...
by localstack on October 30, 2016 from localstack


What to Drink:
Mark's excellent wine list and fine stemware attracts avid connoisseurs. Also, expect a full list of cognacs, armagnacs and single-malt scotches.
by Citysearch on March 22, 2011 from Citysearch
Where to Sit:
Sit at the back of the Cloister section, for quiet dining, soft lighting and plenty of romance.
by Citysearch on March 22, 2011 from Citysearch

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Mark's American Cuisine Restaurant Review:
Mark's American Cuisine is one of the most romantic restaurants in the city. It's housed in a former 1920s church with soaring ceilings, and the building went through several incarnations before Mark and Lisa Cox opened their restaurant in 1997. Restored to its original beauty, the space boasts the Cloisters main dining room, private rooms and the semi-private Loft --- the original choir area...
by gayot on July 28, 2015 from gayot
Amen, I say to you, amen. Mark's American Cuisine is suitably located in an old 1920s church to accommodate for the heavenly food that is served here. The food is prepared with the best ingredients and delicately presented. The seafood, especially the lobster, is exquisite. Babies are bound to be made after an evening at Mark's due to the romantic atmosphere and a glass of wine from an...
by blackbookmag on March 27, 2012 from blackbookmag
Mark Cox earned his culinary wings and reputation after a long stint at Houston's premier restaurant, Tony's. In his own place, which occupies a beautifully renovated church, Cox shows a knack for balancing Houston's taste for Southern comfort food with the trendy culinary drama you will find in other big cities. Witness traditional starters made new, such as roasted corn chowder with smoked...
by gayot on July 01, 2007 from gayot
A chic temple of top-notch nouveau American cuisine, complete with a private dining chamber.:
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River Oaks socialites and celebratory epicures religiously congregate at innovative Chef Mark Cox's Montrose-area, church-turned-restaurant. A sophisticated redo reveals a side... Pros + romantictrendy Cons - cold servers
by by Contributor at Citysearch on April 17, 2006 from Citysearch

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A chic temple of top-notch nouveau American cuisine, complete with a private dining chamber.
by Citysearch on December 15, 2015 from Citysearch