Who doesn’t love a delicious meal paired with the perfect drink? At Sugar Land Town Square, where there a handful of restaurants serving delicious global cuisine with amazing drink selections. Below is a list of some of the top places you can find great food and drinks in the heart of the “Sweetest City in Texas.” Not sure what to order? Don’t worry, we’ve narrowed down a “must try” item at each location.
Celebrate a birthday with friends at Japaneiro's with a massive sushi boat. Photo: @tonycommongrd
$$ | Asian-Latin Fusion
Japaneiro's is a popular hot spot in Town Square for a reason! Their Asian Latin fusion lends itself to exciting sushi rolls with unusual and delicious additions like sweet plantain in their Criollo Roll or a riceless version like their Yuca Roll made with fried yuca, cream cheese, avocado roasted bell pepper sauce and wrapped in soy paper. Their menu is also filled with a variety of grilled dishes like their churrasco tenderloin, their pinchos ( think of them as Latin American kebabs), and their Chicken Sarten, which is a tender chicken breast grilled Ltin-style. Ask about the perfect drink pairing with your dish and say salud to a successful night at dinner!
The fried calamari with their remoulade sauce is a must-try! Photo: @bbitalia
$$$ | Modern American Italian
Enjoy the Modern American Italian flavors in B.B. Italia's homemade pasta dishes and New York-style pizza. Whether it's catching up with a girlfriend or celebrating a birthday, the lively ambiance and top-notch service will keep you coming back. Start your meal with their tender fried calamari or focaccia service with whipped ricotta. if you're in a larger group, delight in their charcuterie and cheese boards served with olives, giardiniera, dried fruit, honey and pizza foccacia. Undecided about what pasta dish to try? The carbonara with bacon, pecorino and black pepper is a crowd favorite as well as the Sunday Ragu which is a perfect dish for two with Italian sausage, pork shoulder, lamb, meatballs and Sunday gravy. Cap off your meal with one of their creamy gelatos or tableside desserts.
$$$ | Traditional and Modern Indian
Mahesh's Kitchen award-winning dining room design is only one of the reasons worth visiting this traditional and modern Indian cuisine restaurant. Try traditional vegetarian favorites like Channa Masala, Mushroom Masala and Aloo Gobi. Other non-vegetarian authentic dishes sizzling with flavor are the Goan Shrimp, their Butter Chicken and Chicken Tikka Masala. Mahesh's has also sprinkled their menu with fusion dishes like Tandoori Chicken Tikka Naan Pizza and the ultimate nod to Texas: a Mango Habanero Salmon. Don't pass up their tasty cocktails like their Tamarind Margarita, Mahesh's Old Fashioned or the Cardamom Mojito among others. Ask about their ice-creams made with aromatic and memorable ingredients like chai, ginger, pistachio and more.
Steak and pasta dish at Perry's Steakhouse.
$$$ │ Steakhouse, New American
Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille can be the perfect date night restaurant or a place to enjoy great food and drinks with your friends. With an extensive wine selection and diverse menu, diners will be able to enjoy an abundance of food pairings that will keep you coming back for more. Perry’s is known for their out-of-this-world pork chops, but if you’re up for a challenge we recommend their double-cut lamb chops paired with a cabernet sauvignon.
$$ │ New American
Vino & Vinyl is a west coast driven wine bar with a 150-bottle wine list and specializes in a small production and artisan wines from California. Additionally, their food menu features small plates like au jus beef sliders, fried risotto, and grilled octopus alongside an assortment of charcuterie boards and entrees. The place is ideal for a couple, sommelier, small groups, or just avid wine enthusiasts looking for a relaxing night out. Pro tip: Try their wine flights which can be perfectly paired with all their dishes all while listening to soothing tunes. One of our favorite pairings is their black truffle mac and cheese and a glass of Pozzan pinot noir.
$$ │ Seafood
Fish City Grill is a seafood restaurant that checks off the relaxed and fun atmosphere. With a surprisingly extensive wine and cocktail menu, diners can grab a drink and chow down on the restaurant’s array of fresh seafood. Our recommendation is to give the oyster nachos and strawberry basil martini a try.
You can't leave without trying The Rouxpour's chargrilled oysters.
$$ │ Cajun/Creole
Experience a taste of New Orleans at The Rouxpour. Boasting a bar with plenty of counter space, patio seating, and a cozy interior, The Rouxpour transports you to a dining experience like no other. You can enjoy Cajun favorites like chicken and sausage gumbo, red beans and rice, and etouffee, but you would be remised if you did not try their signature chargrilled oysters. Pair it with a glass of their Louisiana Peach Tea and it’s a perfect match made in heaven.
$$ │ Tex-Mex
Usually, when people think of Texas cuisine two things come to mind, barbeque and Tex-Mex. Escalante’s is the perfect spot to satisfy your Tex-Mex appetite and serves up freshly made tortillas, table-side guacamole, and staples like enchiladas, flautas de pollo, and tamales. Stop by and get your curb your cravings with nachos and a frozen margarita for less than $10!
$$$ | Local Texas Favorites and American Fare
Want big Texas flavors and bold menu combinations? Step into State Fare's bright and modern dining room for a twist on your traditional favorites. Start with their soft and warm jalapeno hushpuppies or their "Texas Red" Beef Chili Frito Pie made with cheddar, queso blanco, fresh jalapenos and onions. For your entree, feast on the Seared Salmon Elote made with pureed street corn, cilantro oil and cotija cheese. If you have a bigger appetite, the Chicken Fried Ribeye Steak has bigger-than-Texas flavor with an East Texas extra creamy gravy, mashed potatoes and bacony green beans. Don't sleep on their stellar sides like the Purist Mac and Cheese, Whiskey Glazed Brussel Sprouts, and Cream and Butter Mashed Potatoes. Don't miss their Weekend Brunch full of their menu favorites plus a variety of egg dishes and unique cocktails.
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