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Houston's This Is It

#768 of 7,267 Restaurants in Houston}
££ - £££American,
2712 Blodgett St, Houston, TX 77004-5371
+1 713-521-2920
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
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CUISINES
American, Diner
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
2712 Blodgett St, Houston, TX 77004-5371
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a good family place for a Saturday early afternoon meal and someone suggested this one. Several of us had been before, but it was my first time. It was a perfect choice! The restaurant is cafeteria style and has been in...More

Thank Arch C
Jessica W, Guest Relations Manager at Houston's This Is It, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

You are so kind! We are glad that you fully enjoyed your experience with us, and we hope you and your family will visit again with us soon!

Reviewed 30 September 2017

This was my first exposure to soul food and I'm not disappointed. I've eaten here a number of times and it's a good tasting meal that will fill you up. This last time we came in, the manager even cooked us up a fresh batch...More

Thank J C
Jessica W, Guest Relations Manager at Houston's This Is It, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

We are glad to have you as a regular customer, and we are definitely happy that you enjoy each experience. Thank you!

Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I'm here in town for a volleyball tournament and people were raving about this place! It was a complete let down! The sweet potatoes had more strings than a violin! And they were mashed. The macaroni was average and let's not get started on the...More

Thank Quanesha S
Jessica W, Guest Relations Manager at Houston's This Is It, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Hi Quanesha. We are glad that you enjoyed our smothered pork chops, but we are also sorry that you didn't completely enjoy your full plate. We would have been glad to provide you with another plate or exchange of items so that you would have...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Went there with my family after a flight into Houston. Small line for a Sunday afternoon but was served quickly food was outstanding and I mean that whole family was satisfied my wife and daughter loved so much they got plates to go for later.....More

Thank BionicLA
Jessica W, Guest Relations Manager at Houston's This Is It, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

We are so glad that you and your family enjoyed your time with us! Thank you for your kind words, and we look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed 15 August 2017

Fried chicken, candied yams, greens beans, corn bread, and then sweet potato pie done up to home cooking standards. Got there at a good time, thus no crowds to deal with...this is buffet style with servers so no problems with other patrons handling the food....More

Thank Princeton101st
Jessica W, Guest Relations Manager at Houston's This Is It, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you for coming in! We are glad that you enjoyed everything, and we look forward to having you again!

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

No frills. Just good soul food. Clean rest rooms and friendly staff. A group of friends had smothered pork chops, ox tails, mashed potatoes, sweet corn, we'll done cabbage, rice and gravy, with corn muffins. DEEELISIOUS.

Thank nuttalhd
Jessica W, Guest Relations Manager at Houston's This Is It, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are glad everything was "DEEELISIOUS!" See you and your friends next time!

Reviewed 1 August 2017

I have been going to "This Is It" since the early 70's when the farther ran the restaurant. They really need to step up their game. The first thing they need to do is update their website and their pricing. Oxtails are not $11.50 for...More

Thank kkhar50
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I will never go to "This is it" ever again... I went to this place with my son for Mother's Day. I'm giving it a one, only because the "Fried Catfish" was okay, I had had better-my own. Sweet potatoes taste like sugar and water,...More

Thank georgettedearman8
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I love bringing out of town visitors to enjoy the atmosphere and food. You must try their pork ribs. They are delicious!

Thank Gloria A
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The soul food is good enough for Beyonce (signed poster of Destiny's Child on their wall) then it's good enough for you and me, right? In all seriousness, this food and service is amazing by any standards! My fiancé loves the food here so much...More

Thank Linsey H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 18:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2712 Blodgett St, Houston, TX 77004-5371
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-521-2920
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