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Hickory Hollow

#150 of 7,143 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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101 Heights Blvd, Central Houston and surrounding area, Houston, TX 77007-3728
+1 713-869-6300
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Clinton, Iowa
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91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had the opportunity to enjoy Hickory Hollow in Houston while there on family business. Favorite place of people we know there so we gave it a try for lunch. Portions are very generous and tasty. I had the pulled pork barbeque sandwich and my husband tried the Chicken Fried Chicken. Sandwich was more than I could eat with some great... More 

Thank iahmb
Fort Lewis, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a huge chicken fried steak with some of the best okra I have ever had. I also don't know why but something about sweet tea in a Mason jar just makes it sweeter

Thank Jaggie64
Level Contributor
18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hickory Hollow hosts a bluegrass jam every Wednesday which gives me a chance to play with new people. Yes, I could eat before I go, but the food here is so good I never get tired of eating there, so I enjoy a good dinner every Wednesday. Add to that the really friendly staff and an open friendly atmosphere that... More 

Thank Harvana
Houston, Texas
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

This place has been here forever and not only do the immediate locals flock there so do folks from all over the city. I know because I eavesdrop! My husband is a chicken fried steak expert and he says the dish here is tastier than most; the gravy is especially chicken-y and creamy. I'm a baked potato and chopped beef... More 

Thank sherri p
Gilsum, New Hampshire, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Everything was great! Not a chicken guy, but try the chicken! Pretty tasty and glad we had a local tell us about it! They also serve the sweet tea in real cool ball jars. Nice stop.

Thank Robin03448
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I always enjoy the visits here. The staff is friendly, the place is clean and the food is delish. Big baked potatoes. The sweet tea is da bomb!!!!

Thank tkishot
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Chicken fried steaks looked huge but in reality they are nothing more than excess fried batter. Not worth the money

Thank Jesse T
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This place will make you feel like a local, go for the environment! Blue grass, chicken fried steak and communal tables.

Thank Stacey K
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169 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

IF--I had been driving by and stopped here I would have been pleased. BUT I READ SO MANY SO GREAT REVIEWS IT WAS A DISAPPOINTMENT-- as I drove out of my way to get there in a strange city. Chicken Fried Steak reviews from a number of reviews were over the top. While it was OK tasting and priced fairly... More 

Thank foodmarc15
Magnolia, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

The folks at Hickory Coral made our fresh made hamburgers just the way we requested. The onion rings were off the scale. This was a very pleasant take-out experience.

Thank hgkepswd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Heights Blvd, Central Houston and surrounding area, Houston, TX 77007-3728
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-869-6300

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?