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State Of Grace Interior - State of Grace, Houston, TX

State of Grace

4.8
4.8
2621 Reviews
$31 to $50
Regional American (Contemporary Southern)

State of Grace is a coastal, South Texas neighborhood restaurant in the refurbished Lamar-River Oaks Shopping Center. Elegant but casual, its elevated comfort food by executive chef Bobby Matos is executed at the highest level in a welcoming, beautiful space. The jubilant medley of old favorites played with new spice, accent, and freshness lends itself to southern, American, Latin, Gulf Coast, German and Asian influences. Chef-owner Ford Fry’s first venture outside of Atlanta, State of Grace is located in the neighborhood where Ford grew up and nods to his childhood memories fused with Houston’s evolution into a melting pot of cultures and cuisines.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Regional American (Contemporary Southern)

  • Hours of Operation

    Happy Hour Mon–Thu 17:00–18:00 Fri 11:00–18:00 Brunch Sun 11:00–15:00 Lunch Fri 11:00–15:00 Dinner Mon–Sat 17:00–22:00 Sun 17:00–21:00

  • Phone number

    (832) 942-5080

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive Chef

    Bobby Matos

  • Private party facilities

    We offer private full restaurant buyout events and private dining up to 26 guests with A/V. We also offer private cocktail events in our Oyster Bar.

  • Private party contact

    Angela Clover: (877) 326-1351

  • Area

    River Oaks

  • Cross Street

    River Oaks Blvd.

  • Parking Details

    Complimentary valet available

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeaway, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 2,621 people are saying

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4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Houston

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  1. AK

    ArtK

    Austin

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined today

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    HUGE props to our server, Dominique. The food was solid, great ambiance, but he took our night to another level!

  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    17 reviews

    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Really enjoyed dining at the State of Grace. The staff is amazing and the food is delectably delicious. A local gem of fine culinary cuisine.

  3. LJ

    LJack

    Houston

    2 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall2food2service5ambience5

    We love the brunch here but was disappointed in the limited options for dinner and dessert. The 18 oz ribeye costs more than upscale 5 star steakhouses. The cocktails were delicious and strong.

  4. HN

    HNSurgeon

    Houston

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Great restaurant delicious cocktails. Very hip place with an eclectic menu

  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great dining experience!

  6. l

    lisar

    New Orleans

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall3food3service4ambience4

    food was a bit overpriced. ginger cookie on the way out was delicious.

  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    It was a birthday dinner and they made it very special. Food was incredible, highly recommend.

  8. GG

    GallopingGourmand

    Houston

    264 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    264 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    This is as good a dining experience as we've had in Houston. We requested and got a quiet table; our waiter, Connor, asked whose birthday we were celebrating as soon as he came to the table. He made recommendations which were tailored to each diner, and were appropriate, including the wines. He gave us proper attention during the entire meal without ever being overbearing, and had a wonderful personality, as well as a complete knowledge of the menu. We enjoyed starters of Hushpuppies, Texas Toast and Hearth-Roasted Octopus (the best octopus I've ever eaten). Our entrees included the 8-oz Filet Mignon, the Mahi Mahi, and the Redfish on the Half-Shell, along with sides of Szechuan Eggplant and Venetian Black Rice...not a miss anywhere. Connor's service was outstanding, knowledgeable, and helpful, and the restaurant fulfilled our every request. One could not ask for more.

  9. e

    ercamo

    Seattle

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Absolutely attentive service! Everything about the experience screamed as perfect location for a special occasion.

  10. LC

    LaloC

    Dallas

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Always find fresh oysters here and the staff is very welcoming and attentive.

  11. ES

    ElliottS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Kris with a “K” was fantastic! Food was great as always!

  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Our server Mitchell was so wonderful! We had a little bit of everything from the menu. He recommended most of our dishes and they were spot on. We will definitely be back!

  13. AD

    ADMHM

    Houston

    1 review

    vip
    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 June 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience3

    Overpriced, poor quality of food. Seafood did not taste fresh. Took over 25 minutes to get half a dozen oysters.

  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Calgary

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Always awesome @ SoG!

  15. AA

    AlexprA

    Houston

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 17 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The service from Chelsea was impeccable, the food was fresh and flavorful and the cocktails we’re top notch. Second time to this restaurant and I will definitely return.

  16. DR

    DrewR

    Houston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 14 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Never fails to satisfy. Great service and food. Also amazing drinks

  17. D

    Derek

    Houston

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 13 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent as always! We’re a sucker for the happy hour oysters, and the eclectic menu — especially the pastas and steaks — never misses. Probably our single favorite “fancy” (but not stuffy or formal) restaurant in town.

  18. JG

    JoshG

    Chicago

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on 13 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Server was very knowledgeable and helpful. Entrees were great.

  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great service and food.

  20. m

    mrfabulous

    New England

    4 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 13 June 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience4

    Lots of waiting around unfortunately. Bread arrived when our entrees did. Long wait for drinks. Food was very good.

  21. CB

    CindyB

    Houston

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on 13 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Food was excellent. The redfish and the pork were both cooked perfectly. The eggplant side dish was a little too spicy, but the waitress warned me that it was spicy. The room we were in was quiet, which was great. The sofa style seating wasn’t very comfortable though. The seats were was too soft for comfortable dining.

  22. J

    Jonathan

    Houston

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 12 June 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience3

    The meal was fine although I found the entrees to be a little limiting

  23. DV

    DanielleV

    Houston

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on 12 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent food, drinks & service!

  24. KM

    KevinM

    Exclusive

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent meal and service! I will definitely come back.

  25. G

    Ginngilaina

    Houston

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Celebrated our anniversary with an amazing dinner. Love this restaurant.

  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 11 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    State of Grace continues to be a favorite. Environment, service and food is excellent. The outstanding service starts from the top (thank you GM Andy for wonderful service each and every time).

  27. R

    Ryan

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 11 June 2022

    overall2food2service5ambience4

    Ordered a steak. Came sliced. Not a whole steak. My date got the pansotti which was real good. For the price it was not worth it.

  28. RZ

    RyanZ

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We celebrated our anniversary, and they definitely rememberable with a champagne toast and complimentary dessert.

  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 7 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing service , and delicious food

  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    went here for me and my boyfriend’s 2 year anniversary and everything was perfect!! zeke was amazing, perfect service from beginning to end. cant wait to take my family here! the food and drinks were terrific, but the service definitely stood out to us.

  31. JB

    JulianB

    New York Area

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 7 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Wait staff is superb

  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent dining experience

  33. e

    ellie

    Columbus

    25 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on 5 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing food and service. We enjoyed the relative quiet and the enthusiasm of our waiter. The food was creative and delicious!! Presentation was also top notch. Connor took great care of us.

  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I took my boyfriend here for his birthday and we had a wonderful meal! The food and service were amazing. All of the staff was super friendly and wished my boyfriend a happy birthday. Our waiter even brought out complimentary champagne to start with for the occasion. Everything we tried was delicious, but we both agreed our favorite thing was the duck. We will definitely be coming back!

  35. B

    Brolos

    Orlando

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 3 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    From greeting to the end of the meal it was fantastic…

  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Best service by far. Love the diversity of the menu as well. Fantastic bar choices too. 10/10 would definitely recommend.

  37. L

    Lunar

    Houston

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on 31 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We were seated in the quiet room and promptly served complimentary champagne to help kick off our celebration dinner. Our waiter Kris was knowledgeable and patient as we navigated through the wonderfully intriguing menu. Excellent food and special shout out for the dessert! Also received ginger snaps to go as we left. We love this restaurant and was so happy to return.

  38. LL

    LLCoolY

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Jacob was an amazing server and the food was fantastic. The oysters are so fresh.

  39. s

    sherryp

    Houston

    81 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    81 reviews

    Dined on 29 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The brunch was delicious! The fried chicken, biscuits and eggs were all cooked to perfection. The cinnamon roll is a must! One is enough for the table...it is huge. Colby, our server, was exceptional! All the staff was friendly and welcoming. The dining room is beautiful. We will definitely be back!

  40. RM

    RobM

    Houston

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 28 May 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Excellent and knowledgable service. Expensive

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waiting staff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

State of Grace offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (832) 942-5080.

State of Grace is rated 4.8 stars by 2621 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

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Booked 59 times today
Google Map for State of Grace

3258 Westheimer Rd Houston, TX 77098

Additional information

  • Cross Street

    River Oaks Blvd.

  • Area

    River Oaks

  • Hours of Operation

    Happy Hour Mon–Thu 17:00–18:00 Fri 11:00–18:00 Brunch Sun 11:00–15:00 Lunch Fri 11:00–15:00 Dinner Mon–Sat 17:00–22:00 Sun 17:00–21:00

  • Cuisines

    Regional American (Contemporary Southern)

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking Details

    Complimentary valet available

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive Chef

    Bobby Matos

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeaway, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (832) 942-5080

  • Private party facilities

    We offer private full restaurant buyout events and private dining up to 26 guests with A/V. We also offer private cocktail events in our Oyster Bar.

  • Private party contact

    Angela Clover: (877) 326-1351

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