Two restaurants closed in January and two more are slated to close in February in the Heights, River Oaks and Montrose areas.


In a Jan. 23 social media post, officials with the restaurant issued their farewell message, thanking guests for making Picnik part of the Montrose community.

"We want to thank our incredible team at Montrose and our wonderful guests for spending time with us. We are saying farewell for now, but we hope to return in the future and see some familiar faces at our other restaurants if your road ever takes you to Austin," officials announced on social media.
  • Closed Jan. 23
  • 888 Westheimer Road, Ste. 126, Houston
Urban Eats

Citing challenging financial situations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, restaurant officials with Urban Eats announced on social media that they will no longer be serving meals after Jan. 28.
  • Closed Jan. 28
  • 3414 Washington Ave., Houston

Dinette Vietnamese Kitchen and Bar

After a year and a half serving Vietnamese-inspired cuisine, officials with Dinette Vietnamese Kitchen and Bar announced Jan. 31 they will serve their final meal on Feb. 4.

  • Closing Feb. 4
  • 1018 N. Shepherd Drive, Houston

Alice Blue

Owner Claire Smith’s modern bistro Alice Blue has served daily breakfast, lunch and dinner for 20 years in the Houston Heights. A restaurant official said they will have their last service on Feb. 25.

  • Closing Feb. 25
  • 250 W. 19th St., Houston