celebrity hangouts

Clark Cooper Concepts

This boutique restaurant group has an outstanding list of restaurants that have hosted many athletes and coaches so you might want to put them at the top of your list. These include Brasserie 19, SaltAir, Ibiza, Punk's Simple Southern Food and Coppa Osteria.  The Rocket's players go to SaltAir for their fresh seafood while many of the Astros' players go to Punk's and Coppa Osteria. A few months ago, Deandre Jordan was a guest at Brasserie 19.

Backstreet Café

This American bistro located in River Oaks has fed athletes such as Jeff Bagwell, JJ Watt, Craig Biggio and Carlos Correa. In addition, film director, Wes Anderson and Senator Ted Cruz have been diners here.


It's fresh Mexican seafood dishes have been fed to Johnny Manziel, Mario Lopez, Robert Horry, and Kristi Yamaguchi.


When Chef Hugo Ortega is a five-time James Beard finalist for Best Chef: Southwest, it would only make sense for the rich and famous to eat at his restaurant. Bill Clinton, Jacques Pepin, Brock Osweiler, David Tutera, Joe Biden, John Taylor of Duran Duran and Caitlyn Jenner have all been guests at Hugo's.

Killeen's Barbecue & Killeen's Steakhouse

It's no surprise that extraordinary meat would draw NFL players to both concepts. During Super Bowl LI in Houston, players from the Patrtiots visited Killeen's Barbecue and Drew Brees dined at the steakhouse. 

Del Frisco's Grille

An NFL player favorite. NFL players across the country, including Houston's own Brock Osweiler, enjoy the hospitality here. Favorite menu items ordered by these elite athletes include the Cheesesteak Eggrolls, Ahi Tuna Tacos, Prime Beef Short Rib Stroganoff and Coconut Cream Pie.

Brasil Cafe

According to their Events Manager, "on any given day you're going to see directors from Houston's most significant institutions." To add to that list, front of house staff have seen Florence Welch (of Florence and the Machine), Alanis Morissette, Solange Knowles pick up her Caesar Salad to-go, and Bun B as he is somewhat of a regular. Also on the docket, Wes Anderson has eaten here, down the straight from the famous setting of RUSHMORE. Artist Richard Serra has also dined at Brasil.

The Original Ninfa's on Navigation

Although starting from humble beginnings, this legendary Houston restaurant has hosted Martha Stewart and Michael Buble.

Café Annie

It's no surprise that this upscale Galleria restaurant has welcomed Jay Z, Beyoncé, and President George Bush. It's A-list settings and fine dining menu is the perfect environment for its high status clientele.

Breakfast Klub

Breakfast Klub is a celebrity in itself. Everyone wants to eat here. We have personally ate here on different occasions and have seen Slim Thug, LeToya Luckett, and Houston's freestyle king, J-Mac. Wendy Williams, Jay Z and Beyoncé have also stopped by for some southern cookin'. Kevin Hart promoted one of his movies and even helped serve guests. When Dwight Howard joined the Rockets, he picked up the tab for everyone.

Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse

According to an interview with Fox News, this is one of James Harden's favorite restaurants. It's downtown location, award winning menu and stunning wine selection make it a go-to steakhouse for celebrities.


For those wanting seafood, Pappadeaux will be a sure stop. James Harden and Beyoncé love eating here.

North Italia

Drake had media talking about him and his entourage coming out of this modern Italian eatery. Enough said. Make your reservations now.

Ra Sushi - Highland Village

Being a trendy hangout in the middle of Highland Village, it's not a surprise that celebrities have dined here. A-listers include JJ Watt, Jadeveon Clowney, Tom Savage, Ted Cruz, Drake and various Texans and Rockets players.

Popular Houston Hotels

Don't forget about the hotels celebrities will be staying at. You'll be sure to spot them at their in-house restaurants and bars. Celebrities will stay and play at: