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Yao Restaurant and Bar

) #669 of 7,266 Restaurants in Houston $$ - $$$ Chinese, Asian
9755 Westheimer @ South Gessner, Houston, TX 77042
+1 832-251-2588
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
9755 Westheimer @ South Gessner, Houston, TX 77042
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

The food at Yaos is very good with good service and nice staff Thepotions are good and can share meals the location is very good and accessable Can eat in the dining room or very nice bar area

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Yao , the famous basket player , he is a hero to some. Opening a restaurant just for entertaining his fiends is not a bad idea. If you want me to rate the food , it is not to my expectation at all. Bar looks...More

Thank Connie Y
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We visited Yao's for the first time on friend's recommendation. Had Kung Pao chicken and stir fried veggies. All very good. Service good and nice atmosphere. We will certainly return.

Thank Urbanites
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Great place for lunch. Fast service, reasonable prices, easy parking, not crowded. Will be back soon.

Thank Ramil A
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We were there for a birthday lunch party. There are two private rooms. We occupied one. Service and food are wonderful. Their sweet and sour fish fillet and sesame chicken are awesome. Also need to reserve peking duck one day ahead. The duck is delicious....More

Thank leo88copper
Reviewed 26 June 2016

They have your standard Chinese dishes they were all very good priced. The decor of the restaurant was very clean and nice and the food cam out in lighting speed.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Excellent location for lunch meeting. It is an easy drive west and close to the beltway. The location has great parking, The table are distanced so you do not hear conversations at neighboring tables. Food was great.

Thank mrm1915
Reviewed 5 May 2016

There were 10 in our group for lunch. The service was excellent and the food very tasty. The waiters got all our orders right and we were given separate checks as requested without any problem.

Thank ladyesue
Reviewed 8 April 2016

I frequent Yao's several times a month for business lunch. They are always fast and friendly. The food is good and definitely a step up from the restaurant offerings on Bellaire. They have good selections on their lunch menu which include a spring roll and...More

Thank BevoBurn96
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

It is sad to see a deteriorating restaurant. Cheep furniture. Big hall. Food is terrible. Expensive. Avoid it. The Latin staff is very friendly but bored. Nothing to do with traditional Chinese hospitality. Need to be upgraded. Mr Yao needs to visit the restaurant.

Thank FBSJ69
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Do you have gluten free options?
20 December 2015|
Response from mahendran_sella | Reviewed this property |
I recollect someone was ordering gluten free dish. If you insist I think they will serve you gluten free dishes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9755 Westheimer @ South Gessner, Houston, TX 77042
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 832-251-2588
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