Artista

Latin American

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Overview

Artista showcases elevated Latin American cuisine like ahi tuna taquitos, seafood paella, or grilled steaks with chimichurri sauce. Helmed by Cordúa Restaurants, this upscale spot in the Hobby Center for Performing Arts features a balcony with skyline views and an expansive dining room replete with floor-to-ceiling windows and elegant all-white table linens and leather chairs. The bar pours numerous South American wines, locally-produced beers, and classic cocktails.

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Accolades

Menu for Artista

Main Menu

Soup & Salad

  • Organic Greens cilantro dressing, tomato confit, smoked toast
    $12.00
  • Caesar Salad heart of romaine, caesar dressing, parmesan & garlic herb crostini
    $12.00
  • Goat Cheese Salad heart of romaine, crumbled local goat cheese, raspberry sesame dressing, dill and candied pecan
    $15.00
  • Tomato Tart Tatin confit tomato, burrata cheese, parmesan & rosemary crust, mesclun greens
    $14.00
  • Potato Leek Soup stilton blue cheese, port wine reduction, bacon tempura
    $12.00
  • Smoked Lobster Bisque poached shrimp, smoked tomato, panela cheese, sweet potato and corn
    $15.00

Act I

Appetizers

  • Gnudi Spoons naked spinach and ricotta ravioli, porcini mushroom
    $14.00
  • Tempura Calamari Bites orange chili sauce, citrus soy ponzu
    $14.00
  • Ahí Tuna Taquito crab, mango, avocado, tobiko caviar, crispy rice shell
    $16.00
  • Ceviche Mixto white fish, gulf shrimp, red onion, peppers, cilantro and grilled tortilla chips
    $18.00
  • Crawfish Taquito tempura soft-shell crawfish, avocado, hoisin and toasted sesame
    $15.00
  • Angel Wings ethereally light chicken wings with brown butter, habanero papaya sauce & blue cheese dressing
    $14.00
  • Smoked Lamb Lollichops smoked lamb chops, spicy vindaloo glaze, yucca, creamy raita sauce
    $19.00
  • Empanadas flaky golden-brown savory latin pastries
    $16.00

Act II

Seafood & Chicken

  • Seared Diver Scallop aji pepper potato puree, toasted sesame and cilantro gremolata
    $32.00
  • Atlantic Salmon corn and poblano 'arroz con rajas', asparagus, citrus habanero beurre blanc
    $30.00
  • Roasted Striped Bass wild striped bass, warm leeks en vinaigrette, haystack potato
    $32.00
  • Swordfish Churrasco yuca fries, stilton blue cheese fondue, tomato concasse
    $34.00
  • Pan Seared Snapper jumbo lump crab, sautéed spinach, grape tomato and citrus beurre blanc
    $38.00
  • Shrimp Masala And Polenta grilled jumbo river prawns with fallen polenta soufflé and citrus beurre blanc
    $32.00
  • Pan Roasted Chicken mascarpone potato puree, rosemary and cremini mushroom sauce
    $26.00

Steak & Chops

  • Churrasco 8 oz center cut beef tenderloin with chimichurri
    $42.00
  • Filet Mignon 8 oz center cut beef tenderloin with morel foie gras sauce
    $43.00
  • Buffalo Churrasco 8 oz. center cut domestic bison tenderloin with chimichurri
    $68.00
  • Texas Kobe Strip 8 oz with enoki mushroom and ponzu sauce
    $59.00

Accompaniments

  • Lobster Tail 4oz
    $16.00
  • Jumbo Shrimp
    $10.00
  • Jumbo Lump Crab
    $12.00
  • Seared Scallops
    $12.00

Sides

  • Gnocchi Bolognese
    $8.00
  • Sesame Spinach
    $8.00
  • Wild Mushroom Bread Pudding
    $8.00
  • Grilled Asparagus
    $8.00
  • Parmesan Truffle Fries
    $8.00
  • Mascarpone Mashed Potato
    $8.00
  • Rum Glazed Plantains
    $8.00

Desserts

  • The Original Tres Leches everyone should try it at least once!
    $10.00
  • Delirio De Chocolate raspberry coulis and tropical fruit ceviche
    $10.00
  • Vanilla Cheesecake espresso accented crème brûlée
    $10.00
  • Cocoa Tart richly intense gianduja fudge, chocolate ganache, coconut ice cream
    $10.00
  • Fresh Summer Berries vanilla crème anglaise, caramel shortbread alfajores
    $10.00
  • Piragua De Crema Catalana spanish crème brûlée
    $10.00
  • Sorbets And Cream seasonal island inspired sorbets, coconut ice cream
    $10.00
  • Maduro Bread Pudding vanilla rum sauce
    $10.00

Wine Lists

Wines By The Glass

Sparkling

  • Casteller Brut, Cava, Penedés DO, Spain
    $10.00
    $42.00
  • Ca' Del Bosco, Franciacorta, Franciacorta DOCG, Italy
    $15.00
    $60.00

White

  • Château Ste. Michelle, Riesling, Columbia Valley, Washington
    $10.00
    $40.00
  • Sonoma-Cutrer, Chardonnay, Russian River Valley, California
    $15.00
    $60.00
  • Cordúa 'Ave', Sauvignon Blanc, Maipo Valley, Chile
    $11.00
    $44.00
  • Columna, Albariño, Rías Baixas, Spain
    $12.00
    $48.00
  • Esperto, Pinot Grigio, Friuli delle Venezie IGT, Italy
    $10.00
    $40.00
  • Tormaresca, Chardonnay, Puglia, Italy
    $10.00
    $40.00
  • Frenzy, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand
    $10.00
    $40.00

Rose

  • Marqués De Cáceres Rose of Tempranillo & Garnacha Tinta, Rioja, Spain
    $9.00
    $36.00

Red

  • Hawk Crest By Stag's Leap Wine Cellars, Cabernet Sauvignon, California
    $10.00
    $40.00
  • Bello 'Megahertz', Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California A compilation of David Abreu and Aaron Pott (winemaker of the year in 2013), this wine is a treat for the California Cabernet lover
    $25.00
    $100.00
  • Viña Punto Alto, Pinot Noir, Casablanca Valley, Chile
    $14.00
    $56.00
  • Cordúa 'Corazón', Cabernet Sauvignon, Maipo Valley, Chile
    $11.00
    $44.00
  • Alexander Valley Vineyards, 'Sin Zin'Zinfandel, Alexander Valley, USA
    $14.00
    $56.00
  • Montes Classic Series, Merlot, Colchagua Valley, Chile
    $10.00
    $40.00
  • Cono Sur 'Bicicleta', Pinot Noir, Valle Central, Chile
    $9.00
    $36.00
  • TintoNegro, Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina
    $9.00
    $36.00
  • Angulo Innocenti, Malbec, La Consulta, Argentina
    $14.00
    $56.00
  • Decendientes de J. Palacios 'Petalos', Mencia, Bierzo, Spain
    $15.00
    $60.00
  • Numanthia 'Termes', Tinto De Toro, Toro, Spain Sourced from ancient Tempranillo vines and aged in New American Oak, this wine offers complexity and depth
    $19.00
    $76.00

Wines By The Bottle

Sparkling

  • Delamotte, Brut Champagne, Côte de Blancs, France
    $131.00
  • Veuve Clicquot 'Yellow Label', Brut Champagne, Reims,Champagne, France
    $159.00
  • Dom Pérignon, Brut Champagne, Épernay, Champagne, France
    $389.00
  • Antinori 'Col de Salici', Prosecco Spumante, Prosecco di Valdobbiadene DOC, Italy
    $50.00

Still Rose

  • Château Miraval, Cinsault-Grenache-Syrah-Rolle, Côtes de Provence, France Yes, this is Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolies wine. Yes, it is exceedingly delicious. Drink Pink!
    $78.00

White

  • Jordan, Chardonnay, Russian River Valley, California
    $110.00
  • Rombauer, Chardonnay, Carneros, California
    $112.00
  • Frias, Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, California The Frias family came to America from Mexico in the 1890's, and purchased their first plot of land in 1977. Their Sauvignon Blanc is bright, crisp, and perfect with lighter salads and white fish
    $82.00
  • Cakebread, Chardonnay, Napa Valley, California
    $124.00
  • Luca, Chardonnay, Tupungato, Mendoza, Argentina
    $101.00
  • Amayna, Sauvignon Blanc, San Antonio Valley, Chile
    $77.00
  • Weingut Josef Leitz 'Dragonstone', Riesling, Rheingau, Germany
    $67.00
  • August Kesseler 'R', Riesling Kabinett, Pfalz, Germany
    $44.00
  • Trimbach 'Réserve Personnelle', Pinot Gris, Alsace, France
    $131.00
  • Domaine Pinson, Chardonnay, Chablis AOC, France
    $83.00
  • Domaine Laroche 'Les Vaillons Vieilles Vignes', Chardonnay, Chablis 1er Cru, France
    $144.00
  • Domaine Pichot 'Le Peu de la Moriette', Chenin Blanc, Vouvray AOP, France
    $52.00
  • Vincent Delaporte, Sauvignon Blanc, Sancerre AOP, France
    $79.00
  • Itsas Mendi, Hondarrabi Zuri, Bizkaiko Txakolina, Spain This wine comes from the Basque country in Spain, where the whites are produced from grapes that are impossible to pronounce, but delicious and bright, great with raw seafood
    $68.00
  • Terlan, Pinot Grigio, Alto Adige DOC, Italy
    $56.00
  • Villa Matilde, Falanghina, Campania, Italy
    $59.00

Red

  • Domaine Serene 'Yamhill Cuvée', Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon
    $134.00
  • Copain 'Wentzel' Pinot Noir, Anderson Valley, California Banshee Pinot Noir, Sonoma County, California
    $186.00
  • Freestone by Joseph Phelps, Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast, California
    $103.00
  • Moshin, Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast, California
    $68.00
  • Alexander Valley Vineyards 'Cyrus', Bordeaux Blend, Alexander Valley, California
    $152.00
  • Jordan, Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, California
    $120.00
  • Silver Oak, Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, California
    $155.00
  • Frog's Leap, Merlot, Rutherford, California
    $124.00
  • Opus One, Bordeaux Blend, Rutherford, California
    $429.00
  • Rudd 'Samantha's', Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville, California
    $232.00
  • Caymus, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California
    $211.00
  • Corison, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California
    $217.00
  • Joseph Phelps, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California
    $182.00
  • Silverado, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California
    $103.00
  • Stag's Leap Wine Cellars 'Hands of Time', Bordeaux Blend, Napa Valley, California
    $92.00
  • ZD Pinot Noir, Carneros, California
    $131.00
  • Fess Parker 'Big Easy', Syrah Blend, Santa Barbara, California This wine took top honors at the 2014 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, and for good reason! Full of dark fruit with a sumptuous mouth feel
    $89.00
  • Catena Zapata 'Nicasia Vineyard', Malbec, Altamira, Argentina
    $205.00
  • Ernesto Catena 'Siesta', Cabernet Sauvignon, Vista Flores, Argentina
    $87.00
  • Ernesto Catena 'Siesta', Malbec, Vista Flores, Argentina
    $88.00
  • Angulo Innocenti 'Unisono', Malbec Blend, La Consulta, Argentina
    $126.00
  • TintoNegro '1955 Vineyard', Malbec, La Consulta, Argentina These vines were planted in 1955 and produce very little fruit, but what it does is magic in the glass!
    $201.00
  • Achával-Ferrer 'Quimera', Bordeaux Blend, Mendoza, Argentina
    $138.00
  • Tikal 'Patriota', Malbec-Bonarda Blend, Mendoza, Argentina
    $69.00
  • Cordúa 'Majorem', Malbec, Rio Negro, Patagonia, Argentina
    $85.00
  • Concha Y Toro 'Don Melchor', Cabernet Sauvignon, Maipo Valley, Chile
    $201.00
  • Casa Lapostolle 'Cuvée Alexandre', Syrah, Cachapoal Valley, Chile
    $229.00
  • Montes 'Purple Angel', Carmenère Blend, Colchagua Valley, Chile
    $173.00
  • Alejandro Fernández 'Tinto Pesquera', Tempranillo, Ribera del Duero, Spain
    $106.00
  • Marqués de Cáceres 'MC', Tempranillo, Rioja, Spain This Tempranillo breaks the mold, New French Oak and big dark fruit are key components of this wine
    $101.00
  • Marqués de Cáceres 'Gran Reserva', Tempranillo-Garnacha Blend, Rioja, Spain
    $101.00
  • Alto Moncayo 'Veraton', Garnacha, Campo de Borja, Spain
    $87.00
  • Atteca Old Vines, Garnacha, Calatayud, Spain
    $52.00
  • Alvaro Palacios 'Camins del Priorat' Garnacha-Samso-Cabernet Sauvignon Blend, Priorat, Spain
    $74.00
  • Bodegas El Nido 'Clio', Monastrell-Cabernet, Jumilla, Spain
    $127.00
  • Bodegas El Nido 'El Nido' Cabernet Sauvignon-Monastrell Blend, Jumilla, Spain
    $284.00
  • Juan Gil '18 Meses', Monastrell, Jumilla, Spain
    $91.00
  • Paolo Scavino, Nebbiolo, Barolo, Italy
    $145.00
  • Antinori 'Marchese Antinori' Sangiovese, Chianti, Classico Riserva DOCG, Italy
    $94.00
  • Tolaini 'Al Passo', Sangiovese Blend, Toscana IGT, Italy
    $70.00
  • Tolaini 'Valdisanti', Cabernet Sauvignon Blend, Toscana IGT, Italy
    $85.00

Cordúa Cocktails

Craft Cocktails

  • Manhattan Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Punt e Mes Vermouth, Angosturra Bitters, stirred until delicately chilled. Garnished with a Luxardo Marascha Cherry
    $11.95
  • Margarita Cordua private label Herradura Unico, Lime Juice, O3 Orange Liqueur, housemade piloncillo simple, shaken hard and garnished with a lime
    $13.95
  • Margarita of The Heavens Don Julio 1942 Tequila, Gran Marnier Centeniare, Lime Juice, stirred briskly, garnished with an orange zest
    $39.95
  • Caipirinha Ypioca Cachaca, Lime Juice, Raw Sugar, shaken
    $9.95
  • Sidecar Grand Marnier, Lemon Juice, housemade piloncillo simple, shaken hard, garnished with an orange zest
    $11.95
  • Mojito Don Q Cristal, Mint, Lime Juice, soda
    $9.95
  • Sazerac Sazerac Rye, Herbsaint L'egendre, Peychauds Bitters, sugar, briskly stirred 59 times
    $9.95
  • Tangerine Passion Finlandia Tangerine, Pomegranate Juice, Lime Juice
    $12.95
  • Mango Habanero Margarita Cordua Private Label Herradura Salve, Mango Sorbet, Habanero Tincture, Lime Juice
    $13.95

Beer

  • O'Douls, Non Alcoholic, St. Louis, Missouri
    12 Oz $4.95
  • Bud Light, Light Lager, Texas
    12 Oz $6.95
  • Miller Lite, Light Lager, Texas
    12 Oz $6.95
  • Karbach 'Hopadillo', IPA, Katy, Texas
    12 Oz Can $7.95
  • No Label 'El Hefe', Hefeweizen, Katy, Texas
    12 Oz $6.95
  • Southern Star 'Pine Belt', Pale Ale, Conroe, Texas
    16 Oz Can $7.95
  • Saint Arnold 'Santo', Kolsch, Houston, Texas
    12 Oz $6.95
  • Saint Arnold, Amber Ale, Houston, Texas
    12 Oz $6.95
  • Stella Artois, Light Lager, Amsterdam
    12 Oz $7.95
  • Negra Modelo, Munich Dunkel, Mexico
    12 Oz $7.95
  • Corona, Light Lager, Mexico
    12 Oz $6.95
  • Dos XX, Light Lager, Mexico
    12 Oz $6.95
  • Tona, Light Lager, Nicaragua
    12 Oz $6.95
  • Cusqueña, Light Lager, Peru
    12 Oz $6.95
  • Xingu, Black Beer, Brazil
    12 Oz $7.95

Private Dinning

Canapés

Cold

  • Romaine & Goat Cheese Spears Candied pecan, raspberry dill vinaigrette
  • Martini Olive Shrimp Blue cheese stuffed olive, achiote marinated grilled shrimp
  • Tuna Tartare Cornette Ahi tuna, tomato, avocado mousse, toasted sesame, corn tortilla cornette
  • Duck Rillette & Cherry Crostini Duck mousse, black pepper, black cherry compote
  • Caviar 'Twinkies' American caviar, pan toasted brioche, mascarpone cream filling & dill
  • Green Apple & Blue Cheese Brûlée Blue cheese stuffed apple, toasted sugar topping
  • Foie Gras Eclairs Foie gras mousse stuffed pastry, guava glaze, pistachio

Hot

  • Gulf Crab Cakes With jalapeño remoulade
  • Churrasco Bites Beef tenderloin, chimichurri, pickled onion & béarnaise sauce
  • Lobster Corndogs Lobster sausage, carnival style corndog batter, corn poblano dipping sauce
  • Angel Wings Ethereally light chicken wings with brown butter, habanero papaya sauce & blue cheese dressing
  • Arancini Mozzarella stuffed risotto balls, panko bread crumbs, marinara
  • Spinach Feta Empanadas With caramelized red pepper culis
  • Beef Wellington Beef tenderloin, mushroom duxelle, puff pastry, truffle

Sweet

  • Tres Leches Our signature vanilla laced sponge cake topped with italian meringue
  • Espresso Crème Brûlée Spoons Baked sugar crusted espresso flavored custard spoons
  • Delirio De Chocolate Raspberry coulis & tropical fruit ceviche
  • Alfajores Dulce de leche filled shortbread cookies dusted with powdered sugar

Plated Lunch Suggestions "A"

Act I

  • Potato Leek Soup Stilton cheese, port wine glaze, bacon tempura
  • Ensalada Mixed greens, cilantro drizzle

Act II

  • Grilled Beef Tenderloin Mascarpone mashed potatoes, english stilton
  • Pan Seared Chicken Mascarpone potato purée, rosemary cremini sauce

Finale

  • The Original Tres Leches
  • Yogurt Panna Cotta Berry compote, almond sabayon & alfajores

Plated Lunch Suggestions "B"

Act I

  • Smoked Lobster Bisque Poached shrimp, smoked tomato, panela cheese, sweet potato & corn
  • Ensalada Mixed greens, cilantro drizzle

Act II

  • Churrasco Chico Signature aged beef tenderloin, chimichurri, yuca, pickled onion, béarnaise
  • Plantain Crusted Chicken Seared panela cheese, black bean sauce, crema fresca

Finale

  • The Original Tres Leches
  • Delirio De Chocolate

Plated Dinner Suggestions "A"

Act I

  • Smoked Lobster Bisque Poached shrimp, smoked tomato, panela cheese, sweet potato and corn
  • Organic Greens Baby mixed greens, marinated heart of palm, tomato, capers, red onion, smoked cotija cheese, cilantro dressing

Act II

  • Wild Scottish Salmon Corn & poblano 'arroz con rajas', asparagus, citrus habanero beurre blanc
  • The Churrasco 6oz Center cut beef tenderloin with chimichurri
  • Pan Roasted Chicken Mascarpone potato puree, rosemary and cremini mushroom sauce

Finale

  • The Original Tres Leches
  • Yogurt Panna Cotta Berry compote, almond sabayon & alfajores

Plated Dinner Suggestions "B"

Act I

  • Caesar Salad Heart of romaine, caesar dressing, parmesan & garlic herb crostini
  • Smoked Lobster Bisque Poached shrimp, smoked tomato, panela cheese, sweet potato and corn

Act II

  • The Churrasco 8oz Center cut beef tenderloin with chimichurri
  • Roasted Striped Bass Wild striped bass, warm leeks en vinaigrette, haystack potato

Finale

  • The Original Tres Leches
  • Coco Tart
  • Butterscotch Crème Brûlée

Plated Dinner Suggestions "C"

Act I

  • Crab & Calamari Caprese Jumbo lump crab, peeled grape tomato, bocconcini mozzarella, basil oil & balsamic, in giant tempura calamari ring
  • Empanadas Flaky golden-brown savory latin pastries

Act II

  • Pan Seared Snapper Jumbo lump crab, sautéed spinach, grape tomato & citrus beurre blanc
  • Filet Mignon Center cut beef tenderloin with morel foie gras sauce

Finale

  • The Original Tres Leches
  • Toffee Pudding

Plated Dinner Suggestions "D"

Act I

  • Caesar Salad Heart of romaine, caesar dressing, parmesan & garlic herb crostini
  • Goat Cheese Salad Heart of romaine, crumbled local goat cheese, raspberry sesame dressing, dill and candied pecan

Act II

  • Ceviche Mixto White fish, gulf shrimp, red onion, peppers, cilantro & grilled tortilla chips
  • Angel Wings Ethereally light chicken wings with brown butter, habanero papaya sauce & blue cheese dressing

Act III

  • Pan Seared Snapper Jumbo lump crab, sautéed spinach, grape tomato & citrus beurre blanc
  • Lamb Off the Rack Grilled tender lamb loin with spicy lamb riblets
  • The Churrasco 8oz Center cut beef tenderloin with chimichurri

Finale

  • The Original Tres Leches
  • Toffee Pudding

Hosted Bar

  • One Hour
    Premium $14.95
    Superior $16.95
    Beer & Wine Only $10.95
  • Two Hours
    Premium $22.95
    Superior $26.95
    Beer & Wine Only $15.95
  • Three Hours
    Premium $30.95
    Superior $36.95
    Beer & Wine Oly $20.95
  • Four Hours
    Premium $38.95
    Superior $46.95
    Beer & Wine Oly $25.95

Beer & Wine

  • House Red & White Wines
  • Imported & Domestic Beer
  • Sparkling Water
  • Still Water
  • Assorted Soft Drinks & Mixers

Premium

  • Dewars Scotch, Jack Daniel's Whiskey
  • Tanqueray Gin
  • Skyy Vodka
  • Canadian Club Whiskey
  • Bacardi
  • Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila
  • House Red & White Wines
  • Imported & Domestic Beer
  • Sparkling Water, Still Water
  • Assorted Soft Drinks & Mixers

Superior

  • Johnnie Walker Black & Glenlivet Scotches
  • Maker's Mark Bourbon & Jack Daniel's Whiskey
  • Crown Royal Canadian Blended Whiskey
  • Tanqueray & Bombay Gin
  • Stolichnaya, Grey Goose & Absolut Vodka
  • Bacardi & Flor De Cana Rums
  • Jose Cuervo Gold & Rio Azul Blanco Tequila
  • House Red & White Wines
  • Imported & Domestic Beer
  • Sparkling Water, Still Water
  • Assorted Soft Drinks & Mixers

Houston Restaurant Week 2015 Lunch

First Course

  • Soup of the Day
  • Potato Leek Soup stilton blue cheese, port wine reduction, bacon tempura
  • Caésar Salad heart of romaine, caesar dressing, parmesan & garlic herb crostini
  • Organic Greens baby mixed greens, marinated heart of palm, tomato, capers, red onion, smoked cotija cheese, cilantro dressing

Second Course

  • Pan Roasted Chicken mascarpone potato purée, rosemary & cremini mushroom sauce
  • Plantain Crusted Chicken seared panela cheese, black bean sauce, crema fresca
  • Bacon Wrapped Shrimp stuffed jumbo shrimp with roasted poblano pepper, panela cheese, black beluga lentils & tomatillo broth
  • Grilled Beef Tenderloin mascarpone mashed potato, english stilton sauce

Sides

  • Sesame Spinach
    $3.95
  • Grilled Asparagus
    $6.95
  • Mascarpone Mashed Potato
    $3.95
  • Rum Glazed Plantains
    $5.95
  • Wild Mushroom & Barley Risotto
    $6.95
  • Parmesan Truffle Fries
    $4.95

Wine

  • Ck Mondavi, Pinot Grigio, California
    $4.95
  • Bogle Vineyards, Chardonnay, California
    $4.95
  • Borsao, Garnach, Spain
    $4.95
  • Ck Mondavi, Cabernet Sauvignon, California
    $4.95

Dulces

  • Tres Leches
    $5.95
  • Yogurt Panna Cotta
    $5.95

Houston Restaurant Week 2015 Dinner

First Course

  • Empanadas Flaky golden-brown savory latin pastries. Beef: ground tenderloin, caramelized onions, cumin, malbec-soaked raisins & pimento olives; chicken: pulled roasted chicken, basil, candied pecans
  • Smoked Lobster Bisque Poached shrimp, smoked tomato, panela cheese, sweet potato & corn
  • Ahí Tuna Taquito Crab, mango, avocado, tobiko caviar, crispy rice shell
  • Angel Wings Ethereally light chicken wings with brown butter, habanero papaya sauce & blue cheese dressing

Second Course

  • Churrasco 6 oz center cut beef tenderloin with chimichurri
    8 Oz Add $10.00
    12 Oz Add $29.00
  • Pan Roasted Chicken Mascarpone potato purée, rosemary & cremini mushroom sauce
  • Plantain Crusted Chicken Seared panela cheese, black bean sauce, crema fresca
  • Wild Scottish Salmon Corn & poblano 'arroz con rajas', asparagus, citrus habanero beurre blanc
  • Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Stuffed jumbo shrimp with roasted poblano pepper, panela cheese, black beluga lentils & tomatillo broth

Third Course

  • Tres Leches
  • Yogurt Panna Cotta
  • Butterscotch Crème Brûlée
  • Warm Toffee Pudding Cake

Sides

  • Sesame Spinach
    $3.95
  • Grilled Asparagus
    $6.95
  • Mascarpone Mashed Potato
    $3.95
  • Rum Glazed Plantains
    $5.95
  • Wild Mushroom & Barley Risotto
    $6.95
  • Parmesan Truffle Fries
    $4.95

Wine

  • Ck Mondavi, Pinot Grigio, California
    $4.95
  • Bogle Vineyards, Chardonnay, California
    $4.95
  • Borsao, Garnacha, Spain
    $4.95
  • Ck Mondavi, Cabernet Sauvignon, California
    $4.95

Desserts

Main

  • Tres Leches everyone should try it at least once!
  • Vanilla Cheesecake espresso accented crème brûlée
  • Delirio De Chocolate raspberry coulis & tropical fruit ceviche
  • Cocoa Tart richly intense gianduja fudge, chocolate ganache, coconut ice cream
  • Warm Toffee Pudding Cake brown sugar & medjool date cake, vanilla ice cream, clotted cream & warm toffee sauce
  • Yogurt Panna Cotta berry compote, almond sabayon & alfajores
  • Butterscotch Crème Brûlée cinnamon - sugar beignets

Matinée

Matinée

Act One

  • Organic Greens Baby mixed greens, marinated heart of palm, tomato, capers, red onion, smoked cotija cheese, cilantro dressing
  • Smoked Lobster Bisque Poached shrimp, smoked tomato, panela cheese, sweet potato & corn
  • Potato Leek Soup Stilton blue cheese, port wine reduction, bacon tempura
  • Empanadas Flaky golden-brown savory latin pastries

Act Two

  • Pan Roasted Tilapia Ceviche beurre blanc, pico de gallo, jasmine rice
  • Roasted Chicken Salad & Avocado Croissant Sweet potato fries, jícama salad
  • Pan Roasted Chicken Mascarpone potato purée, rosemary & cremini mushroom sauce
  • Plantain Crusted Chicken Seared panela cheese, black bean sauce, crema fresca
  • Bacon Cheeseburger French fries, habanero kosher pickles
  • Grilled Beef Tenderloin Mascarpone mashed potatoes, english stilton

Finale

  • Tres Leches Everyone should try it at least once!
  • Delirio De Chocolate Raspberry coulis & tropical fruit ceviche

Act One Appetizers

  • Tempura Calamari Bites Orange chili sauce, citrus soy ponzu
    $14.95
  • Ahí Tuna Taquito Crab, mango, avocado & tobiko caviar, rice paper shell
    $16.95
  • Ceviche Mixto White fish, gulf shrimp, red onion, peppers, cilantro & grilled tortilla chips
    $18.95
  • Crawfish Taquito Tempura soft-shell crawfish, avocado, hoisin & toasted sesame on mini flour tortilla
    $15.95
  • Angel Wings Ethereally light chicken wings with brown butter, habanero papaya sauce & blue cheese dressing
    $14.95
  • Empanadas Flaky golden-brown savory latin pastries
    $16.95
  • Fried Oyster & Beef Crostini Beef tenderloin, fried gulf oysters, truffle horseradish cream & chive on toasted ciabatta
    $16.95
  • Caviar 'Twinkies' American caviar, pan toasted brioche, mascarpone cream filling & dill
    $27.95

Soup and Salad

  • Organic Greens Baby mixed greens, marinated heart of palm, tomato, capers, red onion, smoked cotija cheese, cilantro dressing
    $12.95
  • Caesar Salad Heart of romaine, caesar dressing, parmesan & garlic herb crostini
    $12.95
  • Goat Cheese Salad Heart of romaine, crumbled local goat cheese, raspberry sesame dressing, dill & candied pecan
    $15.95
  • Crab & Calamari Caprese Jumbo lump crab, peeled grape tomato, bocconcini mozzarella, basil oil & balsamic, in giant tempura calamari ring
    $18.95
  • Potato Leek Soup Stilton blue cheese, port wine reduction, bacon tempura
    $12.95
  • Smoked Lobster Bisque Poached shrimp, smoked tomato, panela cheese, sweet potato & corn
    $15.95
  • Soup of the Day
    Bowl $10.95
    Cup $8.95

Act 2 - Seafood & Chicken

  • Wild Scottish Salmon Corn & poblano 'arroz con rajas', asparagus, citrus habanero beurre blanc
    $32.95
  • Roasted Striped Bass Wild striped bass, warm leeks en vinaigrette, haystack potato
    $32.95
  • Pan Seared Snapper Jumbo lump crab, sautéed spinach, grape tomato & citrus beurre blanc
    $38.95
  • Pan Roasted Chicken Mascarpone potato purée, rosemary & cremini mushroom sauce
    $26.95
  • Seared Diver Scallop Barley risotto, oyster & shitake mushroom, crisp prosciutto & citrus beurre blanc
    $32.95
  • Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Stuffed jumbo shrimp with roasted poblano pepper, panela cheese, black beluga lentils and tomatillo broth
    $32.95
  • Seafood Paella Grilled market catch, tempura lobster tail, scallop, shrimp & calamari over saffron spanish chorizo rice
    $38.95

Steaks and Chops

  • Churrasco 8 oz center cut beef tenderloin with chimichurri
    $42.95
  • Filet Mignon 8 oz center cut beef tenderloin with morel foie gras sauce
    $43.95
  • Lamb Off the Rack 10 oz grilled tender lamb loin with spicy lamb riblets
    $48.95

Sides

  • Sesame Spinach
  • Grilled Asparagus
  • Mascarpone Mashed Potato
  • Rum Glazed Plantains
  • Wild Mushroom & Barley Risotto
  • Parmesan Truffle Fries

Act 3 - Desserts

  • Tres Leches Everyone should try it at least once!
  • Vanilla Cheesecake Espresso accented crème brûlée
  • Delirio De Chocolate Raspberry coulis & tropical fruit ceviche
  • Cocoa Tart Richly intense gianduja fudge, chocolate ganache, coconut ice cream
  • Warm Toffee Pudding Cake Brown sugar & medjool date cake, vanilla ice cream, clotted cream & warm toffee sauce
  • Yogurt Panna Cotta Berry compote, almond sabayon & alfajores
  • Butterscotch Crème Brûlée Cinnamon - sugar beignets

Delivered Boxed Lunches

  • Salads, Wraps & Sandwiches Served with signature plantain chips, sliced fresh fruit, tres leches & beverage. Minimum order of 15 boxes. $20 delivery charge anywhere inside beltway 8. Please allow 48 hrs. To place an order, please ask your server for details or visit our website for menus at artistahouston.com

Lunch & Dinner

Lunch Specials

  • Design the Perfect Salad Ask for the salad card, then select from a variety of fresh ingredients to customize your own lunch entrée
    $12.95
  • Wild Scottish Salmon Grilled zucchini, habanero citrus
    $25.95
  • Striped Bass Ceviche beurre blanc, pico de gallo, charred tortilla
    $17.95
  • Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Stuffed jumbo shrimp with roasted poblano pepper, panela cheese, black beluga lentils & tomatillo broth
    $17.95
  • Seafood Paella Grilled market catch, chorizo, shrimp, scallops, calamari, saffron rice
    $19.95
  • Roasted Chicken Salad & Avocado Croissant Sweet potato fries, jícama salad
    $12.95
  • Pan Roasted Chicken Mascarpone potato purée, rosemary cremini sauce
    $13.95
  • Plantain Crusted Chicken Seared panela cheese, black bean sauce, crema fresca
    $15.95
  • Bacon Cheeseburger French fries, habanero kosher pickles
    $13.95
  • Grilled Beef Tenderloin Mascarpone mashed potato, english stilton sauce
    $17.95
  • Bacon Wrapped Filet & Shrimp Brochette Grilled beef tenderloin, onion, poblano, ajillo rice
    $19.95
  • Mixed Grill Parrillada Chimichurri grilled beef tenderloin, chicken & achiote grilled shrimp
    $18.95
  • Churrasco Chico Center cut beef tenderloin with chimichurri
    $29.95

Act One Appetizers

  • Tempura Calamari Bites Orange chili sauce, citrus soy ponzu
    $14.95
  • Ahí Tuna Taquito Crab, mango, avocado & tobiko caviar, rice paper shell
    $16.95
  • Ceviche Mixto White fish, gulf shrimp, red onion, peppers, cilantro & grilled tortilla chips
    $18.95
  • Crawfish Taquito Tempura soft-shell crawfish, avocado, hoisin & toasted sesame on mini flour tortilla
    $15.95
  • Angel Wings Ethereally light chicken wings with brown butter, habanero papaya sauce & blue cheese dressing
    $14.95
  • Empanadas Flaky golden-brown savory latin pastries
    $16.95
  • Fried Oyster & Beef Crostini Beef tenderloin, fried gulf oysters, truffle horseradish cream & chive on toasted ciabatta
    $16.95
  • Caviar 'Twinkies' American caviar, pan toasted brioche, mascarpone cream filling & dill
    $27.95

Soup and Salad

  • Organic Greens Baby mixed greens, marinated heart of palm, tomato, capers, red onion, smoked cotija cheese, cilantro dressing
    $12.95
  • Caesar Salad Heart of romaine, caesar dressing, parmesan & garlic herb crostini
    $12.95
  • Goat Cheese Salad Heart of romaine, crumbled local goat cheese, raspberry sesame dressing, dill & candied pecan
    $15.95
  • Crab & Calamari Caprese Jumbo lump crab, peeled grape tomato, bocconcini mozzarella, basil oil & balsamic, in giant tempura calamari ring
    $18.95
  • Potato Leek Soup Stilton blue cheese, port wine reduction, bacon tempura
    $12.95
  • Smoked Lobster Bisque Poached shrimp, smoked tomato, panela cheese, sweet potato & corn
    $15.95
  • Soup of the Day
    Bowl $10.95
    Cup $8.95

Act 2 - Seafood & Chicken

  • Wild Scottish Salmon Corn & poblano 'arroz con rajas', asparagus, citrus habanero beurre blanc
    $32.95
  • Roasted Striped Bass Wild striped bass, warm leeks en vinaigrette, haystack potato
    $32.95
  • Pan Seared Snapper Jumbo lump crab, sautéed spinach, grape tomato & citrus beurre blanc
    $38.95
  • Pan Roasted Chicken Mascarpone potato purée, rosemary & cremini mushroom sauce
    $26.95
  • Seared Diver Scallop Barley risotto, oyster & shitake mushroom, crisp prosciutto & citrus beurre blanc
    $32.95
  • Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Stuffed jumbo shrimp with roasted poblano pepper, panela cheese, black beluga lentils and tomatillo broth
    $32.95
  • Seafood Paella Grilled market catch, tempura lobster tail, scallop, shrimp & calamari over saffron spanish chorizo rice
    $38.95

Steaks and Chops

  • Churrasco 8 oz center cut beef tenderloin with chimichurri
    $42.95
  • Filet Mignon 8 oz center cut beef tenderloin with morel foie gras sauce
    $43.95
  • Lamb Off the Rack 10 oz grilled tender lamb loin with spicy lamb riblets
    $48.95

Sides

  • Sesame Spinach
  • Grilled Asparagus
  • Mascarpone Mashed Potato
  • Rum Glazed Plantains
  • Wild Mushroom & Barley Risotto
  • Parmesan Truffle Fries

Act 3 - Desserts

  • Tres Leches Everyone should try it at least once!
  • Vanilla Cheesecake Espresso accented crème brûlée
  • Delirio De Chocolate Raspberry coulis & tropical fruit ceviche
  • Cocoa Tart Richly intense gianduja fudge, chocolate ganache, coconut ice cream
  • Warm Toffee Pudding Cake Brown sugar & medjool date cake, vanilla ice cream, clotted cream & warm toffee sauce
  • Yogurt Panna Cotta Berry compote, almond sabayon & alfajores
  • Butterscotch Crème Brûlée Cinnamon - sugar beignets

Delivered Boxed Lunches

  • Salads, Wraps & Sandwiches Served with signature plantain chips, sliced fresh fruit, tres leches & beverage. Minimum order of 15 boxes. $20 delivery charge anywhere inside beltway 8. Please allow 48 hrs. To place an order, please ask your server for details or visit our website for menus at artistahouston.com

Valentine's Day Menu

1st

  • Angel Wings Ethereally light chicken wings with brown butter, habanero papaya sauce & blue cheese dressing
  • Smoked Lobster Bisque Poached shrimp, smoked tomato, panela cheese, sweet potato & corn
  • Ceviche Mixto White fish, gulf shrimp, red onion, peppers, cilantro & grilled tortilla chips
  • Beef Empanadas Flaky golden-brown savory latin pastries seared beef, caramelized onions, cumin, malbec-soaked raisins & pimento olives

2nd

  • Seafood Paella Grilled market catch, tempura lobster tail, scallop, shrimp & calamari over saffron spanish chorizo rice
  • Churrasco 8 oz center cut beef tenderloin with chimichurri. 12 oz $12
  • Roasted Striped Bass Wild striped bass, warm leeks en vinaigrette, haystack potato
  • Pan Roasted Chicken Mascarpone potato purée, rosemary & cremini mushroom sauce

3rd

  • Tres Leches
  • Delirio De Chocolate
  • Warm Toffee Pudding Cake

800 Bagby Street
Houston, TX 77002

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$$
    Atmosphere: Intimate, Modern, Refined
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Groups, Outdoor Dining, View
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (713) 278-4782
  • Private Dining Room: Yes