Dining rooms and patios opening May 1 for sit-down service in Bellaire, Meyerland, West University Place

Lemongrass Cafe's Chef Srifah “Fah” Vorarittinapa will welcome guests back May 1 with patio seating only. (Photos by Nathan Colbert/Community Impact Newspaper)
Lemongrass Cafe's Chef Srifah “Fah” Vorarittinapa will welcome guests back May 1 with patio seating only. (Photos by Nathan Colbert/Community Impact Newspaper)

Lemongrass Cafe's Chef Srifah “Fah” Vorarittinapa will welcome guests back May 1 with patio seating only. (Photos by Nathan Colbert/Community Impact Newspaper)

With dining service allowed starting May 1 with some restrictions, such as 25% capacity limits and 6 feet distances between tables, Houston restaurants are announcing their reopening plans.

Guests of restaurants are also asked to take precautions, such as maintaining social distancing and wearing face masks when around people who are not part of their dining party.

This post will be updated as we receive new information.

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Opening for dine-in around Bellaire, Meyerland and West U


Bernie’s Burger Bus, at 5407 Bellaire Blvd., Bellaire, will open up its dining room May 1 from noon-8 p.m., but orders must be placed at the bar. The restaurant will offer expanded patio seating for customers, along with a tent for more seating options. Staff will follow Texas Restaurant Association and CDC safety measures. Curbside pickup is highly encouraged. The bodega market is still open. 713-349-9400. www.berniesburgerbus.com

Cleburne Cafeteria, 3606 Bissonnet St., Houston, will open its dining room May 1 and maintain its curbside service. The restaurant will be open seven days a week from 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. 713-667-2386. www.cleburnecafeteria.com


Common Bond, 2278 W. Holcombe Blvd., will open at limited capacity for dine-in service May 1. Tables seat a maximum of four, and staff are undergoing temperature checks and must wear masks. 346-327-8393. www.commonbondcafe.com

Enoteca Rossa, 4566 Bissonnet St., Bellaire, will reopen for sit-down dining service May 1. Takeout service remains in place as well. 346-204-4403. www.enotecarossa.com

D'Amico's Italian Market Cafe, 5510 Morningside Drive, Ste. 140, Houston, will reopen its dining room May 1 but will keep offering takeout service as well. 713-526-3400. www.damico-cafe.com

Fadi's Meyerland Mediterranean Grill, 4738 Beechnut St., Houston, will reopen May 1. In addition to limited capacity, the restaurant will also put tables 8 feet apart—the state requirement is 6 feet—and will conduct daily temperature checks on staff members. 713-666-4644. www.fadismeyerland.com

Hungry’s in Rice Village, 2356 Rice Blvd., Houston, will reopen its dining room May 1 and will continue curbside and free delivery. The full menu will be available, along with contact-free curbside pickup and free delivery for the foreseeable future. Operating hours are 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Fri. and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat.-Sun. The Upstairs Bar & Lounge and NextDoor Bar & Lounge will also be open for seating. 713-523-8652. www.hungryscafe.com

Lemongrass Cafe, 5107 Bellaire Blvd., Ste 120, Bellaire will not reopen its dining room May 1 but will begin allowing guests to dine on its patio with limited seating and limited service. The restaurant will also continue to offer curbside pickup and delivery within a five-mile radius. 713-664-6698. www.lemongrass-cafe.com

All Local Foods locations, including 2424 Dunstan Road, Houston, in Rice Village, will offer minimum-contact service and patio seating at 25% capacity starting May 1. It will also keep its local market offerings. Customers will order and pick up food at the counter when it is ready and will be asked to throw away their own trash after dining. Disposable silverware and dishware will be used. 713-521-7800. www.localfoods.com

Los Tios, 4840 Beechnut St., Houston, will reopen according to state guidelines May 1. 713-660-6244. www.lostiosrestaurant.com

Molina's Cantina, 3801 Bellaire Blvd., Houston, will reopen its dining rooms May 1. Curbside and delivery options remain available as well. 713-782-0861. www.molinascantina.com

Saltillo Mexican Kitchen, 5427 Bissonnet St., Ste 200, Houston, will reopen its dining room May 1 from 4 p.m.-9 p.m., though reservations will be needed, as capacity is limited to 25%. To-go orders will continue. 832-623-6467. www.saltillomexicankitchen.com

Watershed, 4820 W. Bellfort Blvd., Houston, will open its patio for dine-in guests May 1, but its main dining area remains closed. 713-637-4205. www.watershedhtx.com

Tapester’s Grill, 4520 Beechnut St., Houston, will reopen its dining room May 1 from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. but will restrict seating to 25% capacity. Home delivery and carryout will still be available. 832-582-5333. www.tapestersgrill.com

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