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The Counter

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Market Street, The Woodlands, TX
11:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Houston, Texas
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Recently had lunch at the counter with 5 co-workers. One was celebrating his birthday and chose this location. I like that the menu has a few specialty burgers or you can Build Your Own using their list and just checking off what you want. I also like the fact that you can have your burger served on a bed of... More 

Thank Bill J
The Woodlands, Texas
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We waited 35 minutes at The Counter for food on a Sunday afternoon at 1:00 pm and then walked out. Too too long! It's a burger joint. Slowest experience in The Woodlands. Never again.

Thank Thomas W
The Woodlands, Tx
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122 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

It looks like a 50's diner, only it has different burgers: not only beef but bison, turkey, chicken and fish. You can design your own fancy burger or choose from their specialties; sides include yummy grilled veggies along with deep-fried objects (try the parmesan fries). Large beer list and some good wines, desserts predictable but tasty. Good for family, especially... More 

Thank Greenwell3
Hobart, Australia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I found the counter by accident walking in the area , glad I did because the staff and food was so great I went back 3 times !! The fries were to die for, but now I'm sad because they don't have an outlet back here in Australia I can go too.

Thank Snoop1968
Magnolia, Texas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

I ordered my burger medium and received it back very undercooked even raw meat in some areas. I don't know if this is a one time occurrence or happens often here. Also quite pricey for an average burger, if u want a good burger, try somewhere else in the woodlands.

Thank Soderquist7
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Creativity is a must here you get to pick their fresh and awesome flavors and make your on burguer hormone free and antibiotics free meat just the best, were definitely coming back

Thank Francisco V
The Woodlands, Texas
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Eating off the "other" menu when at a burger joint is always risky but today didn't disappoint! This 1/2 pound buttermilk fried chicken sandwich with hickory smoked bacon, pepperjack & Tillamook cheese, pickles, and hot wing sauce ranch dressing hit the spot! My friends all said their burgers and sides were really good as well. The wait staff aren't the... More 

Thank esprettygood
Montgomery, Texas
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115 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

A delicious 1/2 pound fresh made in house bacon cheddar cheese burger with bacon, grilled, red onions, and garlic aioli with shoestring French Fries.

Thank yourreflectphoto
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

The staff was knowledgeable of our family's needs and helpful in providing us comfort in the explanation of their efforts to avoid cross-contamination. No guarantees, as with essentially all restaurants, but they understood the need to change gloves, use freshly washed utensils, pans, prep areas, and bypass the bun butter roller or toasting the GF buns where they toast regular... More 

Thank AERJ
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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95 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

We were at The Woodlands for a concert & wanted to eat beforehand. Most of the restaurants that were close to the entrance of the venue had a 3 hour wait time so we walked a bit & came across The Counter. I am so glad that we did! The burgers were wonderful! There is such a variety of choices.... More 

Thank hannahandtaylor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Street, The Woodlands, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  The Woodlands

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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?