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Where to Enjoy the Best Queso in Houston

With cheese, chilies, and spices, it’s no wonder that queso is one of the most popular dishes in Texas. When you are ready to dunk some tortilla chips into this tasty dip, visit one of these restaurants near our Houston apartments:

BB’s Tex-Orleans 

A Houston favorite since 2007, BB’s Tex-Orleans is a lively destination with a New Orleans theme. Founder Brooks Bassler based the menu on his family’s time-honored recipes. He created a food concept he called Tex-Orleans, and serves traditional Louisiana favorites with a Texas twist. Don’t miss the Queso Maricela. It features chips and queso served with salsa verde. 


At Xochi, the chefs celebrate the culinary richness of Oaxaca, Mexico, and its surrounding geographic regions. They prepare from scratch and every dish pairs well with the Mexican craft beers. In the dining room, you will find a fun, vibrant space. It boasts picture windows, colorful works of art, and authentic Mexican decor. For an appetizer, enjoy the Queso de Rancho. It’s made in-house daily and is served with chicharrones (pork rinds) for dipping.

La Grange 

Step into La Grange to find a one-of-a-kind eatery. It’s located inside a former horse hospital built in the 1930s. The remodel for the restaurant kept the original structure and pond while adding a coastal flair. Visitors discover three distinct bars, and a menu full of Mexican favorites. Try the Holy Queso with white cheese, pico de gallo, and green chiles. Enhance the dish with shrimp, chorizo, or smoked brisket for added flavor. 

After sampling some queso, curl up with a good book from one of Houston’s best bookstores. Finally, if you are looking for a place to call home, please contact us. Our leasing team will offer a tour of Monarch Medical Center, where you can see our apartments in Houston firsthand.  

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