Houston White Co.

4.7
452 reviews
$31 to $50
Steakhouse
We at Houston White Co. are proud to be the the Culinary Coast's premier farm to table steak experience. Throughout the years, we have forged relationships with some of the finest meat purveyors and local farmers. Forging the two, our chef's create thoughtful and sustainably focused dinner experiences designed to please carnivores and herbivores alike. Reservations are limited and for further service please call (302) 227-8510. Further info for our sister restaurant, La Fable - a French bistro, can be found at bonjourfable.com. Hope to serve you soon!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
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
What 452 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
Food
4.8
Service
4.7
Ambience
4.3
Value
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipvdas
Philadelphia
24 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Outstanding experience.
Our server, Sarah, epitomized what good service should be.
She knew the menu and guided us to a perfectly prepared Delmonico steak and to our surprise ’shrimp & grits’.
Both were perfectly prepared and extremely tasty.
We started with Oysters HWCO and finished with Bread Pudding.
Cocktails and wine were also above par.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This restaurant is hands down my favorite in Rehoboth. Service and food quality are always top notch. It’s simply the best!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

We are locals and had been planning to try Houston & White then COVID hit. We decided at the last minute to make a reservation and go this past Friday. The service and drinks were amazing but the dinner itself was even better. The steaks were cooked perfectly and tender and the sides were delicious. This is our number 2 for the area with Heirloom still being our first love.

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Kirbyskipper
Baltimore
11 reviews
Dined on 10 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Lovely evening and wonderful dinner. We felt a bit rushed at times, but overall a very pleasant visit.

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vipSheriff
Baltimore
14 reviews
Dined on 10 April 2021
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience4

Had to send food back under cooked , couldn’t finish meal to much fat , after I cut it out there wasn’t much left

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Great wait staff. Seafood was amazing. Steak was good. Vegetables were great.

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johnb
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on 6 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As usual HW was wonderful! Strip steak was huge, well seasoned and cooked perfectly. Crab cake was Baltimore style, and delicious. Staff as friendly and competent as ever.
Thank you Ms McKee for a wonderful restaurant and dining experience.

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Punkins
1 review
Dined on 3 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The staff was absolutely amazing. The chef is a mastermind and honestly was the best food I’ve ever had. The Apple of My Eye cocktail was perfect. Gorgeous restaurant.

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vipJohn
Washington DC
67 reviews
Dined on 2 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Terrific food, excellent service!

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Rissa
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 30 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our server, Sarah, was wonderful! Extremely hospitable and knowledgeable. Food was delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 27 March 2021
Overall5Food3Service5Ambience5

Service was great taste was outstanding food was all great except the size of the Tomahawk Steak was to be 40 oz. which was not 2 1/2 lbs. we had shared a 36 oz steak before and we could not eat it all we finished the Tomahawk. Saved the bone for the dog and he was in heaven. I did weight the bone on my food scale and it was 7.2 oz but no way we had 32 oz of steak. Overall it was a great experience my only recommendation would be to not advertise some bigger than it is or not sure maybe you were running out and mine was at the end we did not have reservation until 8:00.

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vipjoanne
Philadelphia
49 reviews
Dined on 27 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We’ve been to this restaurant 5 times and always look forward to our next visit. The service is exceptional. The food was outstanding. The location makes it easy to park.

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MargaretP
1 review
Dined on 27 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This was the best meal my husband and I ever had! His ribeye steak was perfect as was our salad and lobster
Our service was amazing ~especially Sarah our server 🌟 We will definitely be back when we visit Rehoboth beach again

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
8 reviews
Dined on 20 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This place is a true gem. We loved the hospitality, food, and ambience.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on 20 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great atmosphere, delicious food and friendly staff. We were there to celebrate our anniversary and the went out of their way to make us feel special.
The steaks were amazing!!

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Rich
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on 18 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The service was premier and the food was fantastic. My wife and I have been to Houston White two times now and we have never been disappointed. We will definitely return and it convenient for us because we do not live too far away.

JD
vipJDelanow
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on 13 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We love HW always fresh amazing service and Meaghan takes care of us! We really appreciate it!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

I thought it was a little pricey. Our server was very good, but was at our table constantly asking if we needed anything. Once or twice is fine, but we weee asked atleast 6 or 7 times.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New Orleans
17 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

All aspects were excellent. It was borderline scary because of covid and proximity. The baked potato was extremely well done with a nice salt crust exterior and perfectly fluffy interior. The bench style slat seats are a bit hard but the ambiance is nice and clubby band intimate

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RobertB
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Valentines dinner here was great! Of course it is a little pricey but for the quality of food, I walked away feeling that it was worth it. We will return again, likely for a special occasion!

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vipStephanieM
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We visited this restaurant on Valentines Day and were NOT disappointed. The food was marvelous (my filet was outstanding), the service was just right, and the restaurant was cozy. We will definitely return!

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This is my second time going to Houston White on Valentine’s Day and they never disappoint. Excellent food and service.

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vipLLCAT555
Baltimore
9 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a great Valentine’s Day celebration tonight at Houston White. Sarah took great care of us. The bartender made us dirty gin martinis- just right with blue cheese olives. I had the yummy shrimp and grits, creamy and spicy from the big chunks of chorizo. My husband had the pork schnitzel with mostarda, German potato salad and asparagus. He cleaned his plate. We will definitely go back!

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BillF
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 13 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Top notch in every category. You will not be disappointed.

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JimC
Charleston
12 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service and attention to detail. Food was excellent and very well presented. Some of the best steaks we have ever eaten. Bar menu was complete.

Did not mind paying the price for a special meal.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Highly recommend. They never disappoint!

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TVLG123
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We went for Valentine’s dinner. I would have liked maybe a larger menu of options but the food was very yummy and it’s a cute place!

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on 13 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food and service was exceptional

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SarahF
1 review
Dined on 12 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great place, very friendly staff food was delicious, great for a date night

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JamesB
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on 12 February 2021
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

Uninformed waiter, sparse menu, terrible selection or quality of the steaks offered. I could only eat one bite. The steaks tasted gamey and I wouldn't even have offered them to my dog. The worse steak restaurant I have ever been in EVER! Use the1776 restaurant in Rehoboth or Ruth Chris in Berlin Maryland. DO NOT waste your money!!!!!!

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vipBobby
Washington DC
33 reviews
Dined on 9 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

5-Stars! Can't say enough good things about our dining experiences at Houston White.

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emoryl
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 6 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

What can I say? This place NEVER disappoints. Love Hoge!

The bread pudding with bacon was out of this world....

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vipJeffN
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on 30 January 2021
Overall2Food3Service5Ambience5

Houston White is a very small restaurant with tons of charm and ambience, but better suited for a non-pandemic visit.

My wife and I were promptly seated for our 6 PM reservation and the restaurant was not very busy. However, by the time we were ready for dessert all the questionably spaced tables were occupied and we felt crowded in and uncomfortable enough to forgo dessert and ask for our check. Exiting the restaurant required that we navigate between two rows of tables and in and around staff and several customers standing in the foyer waiting to be seated.

Restaurant staff proved to extremely attentive and engaging. Our food scorecard:

We shared the harvest salad that was overwhelmed by a very large scoop of Burrata cheese. We should have gone with the Caesar.

My wife's scallop entree consisted of four incredibly tasty scallops accompanied by risotto that she found to be overly rich.

The Delmonico steak was cooked to perfection and I'd rank in the top five of my all- time favorite restaurant steaks. The half-size salted baked potato (compared to a standard russet) was excellent but begged for sour cream and/or scallions (neither of which were offered). Almost half of the plate was devoted to Brussel sprouts; nicely prepared but how many Brussel sprouts can a person eat (fortunately, I like them as alternatives were few and far between)?

We will not return to Houston White until the pandemic runs its course. The limited confines of the venue and the pandemic limited menu are hard to overlook.

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NinoS
1 review
Dined on 29 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

the steak was amazing , me and my fiance spent our 3 year anniversary there. we will most defiantly come back ! its our new date night spot !

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
2 reviews
Dined on 23 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

It was our first trip to Houston White. We are now local to the area. We arrived a little early for our 6pm reservation. We were seated promptly by the hostess. Our waiter Jake came over and offered water. When he came back with the waters, we put in our drink order. I ordered a Pinot Grigio and my husband a Mad Elf beer. Jake explained the different prix fix menu items. When we received our drink order, we ordered our salads, and entrees Strip Steak with a crab cake for my husband, and Double Lobster tails with a baked potato and Brussels sprouts for me which arrived on time. The restaurant got busy. We finished our entrees and were interested in sharing a dessert. I asked one of the servers passing by if they had dessert. She told me of the three choices. It was so busy we did not get a chance to put in our dessert order. So when we could get our server Jake, we asked for the check. Everything was delicious and we will be back again.

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JanD
1 review
Dined on 22 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Our food was excellent, starting with the appetizers through our entrees. Service was excellent. My only negative was that the wine prices on bottles was higher than other restaurants. We are wine drinkers, realize that wines we normally purchase retail will be marked up in a restaurant but the prices were a higher markup. That being said, next time we will limit ourselves to a glass of wine.

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
1 review
Dined on 16 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Will return again...

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viptwofoodies
Philadelphia
38 reviews
Dined on 16 January 2021
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience5

Wanted to like this due to our abiding love of Fable so will chalk up to an off night. First, the place is lovely and we sat outside with heaters. Our waiter and staff were good. The lobster bisque was warm at best (which was made worse by coming out to a cold night), lacking flavor, too thick and honestly too much - a complaint I hardly lodge but such a bisque should be moderate in size with a full meal following. Steaks were cooked properly but lacking flavor, and the potato/Brussels sprouts side was just ok. Wine selections were very good. Just not memorable for a place like this. Will give another shot down the road and in better times.

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vipRita
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on 9 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great restaurant with an intimate feeling. Great Food! Amazing Staff!!

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vipbarrys
St. Louis
12 reviews
Dined on 2 January 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Dinner was great. Cocktails outstanding. Wines a little pricey

FAQs

Houston White Co. offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (302) 227-8511.

Houston White Co. is rated 4.7 stars by 452 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.