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E-Tao Asian Eatery

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5135 W Alabama St Ste 7295, Galleria second floor between Nordstrom & Macy's, Houston, TX 77056-5825
713-965-0888
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10:00 - 21:30
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Sun 10:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:30
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Singapore
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146 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had lunch at this Asia restaurant, and ordered the following dishes: 1. Roast duck which was pretty ok but relatively boney and didn't have much meat. 2. Hot and sour soup which was quite up to standard but could have been a little spicier. 3. The salt fish fried rice was actually the best fish which had the aromatic... More 

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Thank derekang1980
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great dim sum for the location inside the mall! We passed by many times and never thought to try b/c we thought it would be poor quality due to its location. Our friend recommended that we give it a try. It was pretty authentic Chinese food! We were amazed to see the chef hand made the pork dumplings! Pan-fried pork... More 

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Thank Katheryn H
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68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Real Asian good inn the galleria mall. We really enjoyed the variety of noodles and sauces. It doesn't disappoint and the cost is reasonable.

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Thank Mickey B
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

It was a little pricey for mall food but the atmosphere was better than a food court and the food was very authentic American Chinese

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Thank Jillian Sara J
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193 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Really good food. I'm amazed that this is in a mall. All the dim-sum items are good, but especially the soup dumplings. The price is a bit high, but definitely worth it if you are looking for good Chinese food. Located on the second level near Nordstroms. Parking can be challenging on the weekends.

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2 Thank Michael Y
Houston, TX
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128 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

E-Tao is dependably good and fast. They have a nice variety of more Americanized and authentic dishes. They have something for everyone. They are also open to customizing dishes as needed. Very good with kids because you can get in and out fast. And it is a nice change of pace from the hustle and bustle of the Galleria.

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Thank msmccorm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

If you have ever traveled to Vancouver and eaten Chinese food there, then you will love E-Tao. This place is know for their soup dumplings. While you're eating these tasty things, you will be asking yourself "how did they get the soup in here to begin with??" You must try their crab fried rice also!

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Thank Eileen S
Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

I has beef soup noodle today. it is the best I have never had before. this place have a very good lunch menu.

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Thank Jenny D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Located on the second floor in the Galleria tucked back near Nordstroms. I believe the dumplings are a big hit in this restaurant. We were seated immediately and our server was friendly and efficient. Our food came out in a relatively short period of time - I got the spicy eggplant - which I was a little disappointed, more bland... More 

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Thank Jeniam826
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

The food was incredibly good for a small restaurant in the Galleria mall. We had the dim sum platter which had really good dumplings. I had the roast duck which was great. If you really like eggplant, get the eggplant with chicken and salted fish. The amount of eggplant was mountainous and vey delicious. Our waiter tried to talk us... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:30
Thursday
10:00 - 21:30
Friday
10:00 - 21:30
Saturday
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5135 W Alabama St Ste 7295, Galleria second floor between Nordstrom & Macy's, Houston, TX 77056-5825
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: 713-965-0888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?