About The 43rd Restaurant & Lounge

1415 Louisiana
Houston, TX 77002
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The 43rd Restaurant & Lounge is located on top of the WEDGE International Tower in the heart of downtown Houston. The 43rd features several private event spaces each with its own view of Houston"s memorable skyline. The 43rd also features an executive boardroom that is perfect for meetings, sales conferences and business luncheon meetings.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Seafood, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 1:30pm

Cross Street:
Bell, Clay, Milam

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(713) 739-6550

Website:
http://www.the43rd.com/

Parking Details:
Clay Garage – Free parking is available during the lunch hour and evenings for cocktail hour. Restaurant personnel must validate parking ticket.

Parking Lot - Free parking in 777 Clay Garage for The 43rd during lunch hour (11:00 am to 2:00 pm). Free
parking in all spaces during the evenings and weekends.

WEDGE Parking Garage - Parking is available in garage with the additional charge of a Security Officer during weekend events.

Executive Chef:
Martin Rangel

Private Party Facilities:
The 43rd Restaurant & Lounge can easily accommodate groups of five to one hundred twenty-five. No matter what the occasion, our staff promises impeccable service that has become a trademark of The 43rd.

Private Party Contact:
Suzanne Byerley: 7137396550x

Additional:
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Dancing, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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The 43rd Restaurant & Lounge Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

3.7

service

4

ambience

4.3

noise

Quiet

100% would recommend it to a friend

great for lunch (2)
neighborhood gem (2)
special occasion (1)
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food4
ambience4
service5
value3

Very Great View

Dined on February 2, 2016

There are few restaurants in Houston with a view at this height of the city. The food is not bad, the service is very good, and the ambiance is good. Unfortunately they only serve on weekdays during lunch hours. They have a patio that allows you to roam outside to get fresh air from the 43rd floor of the wedge tower. Parking can be done at the parking lot right next to the wedge tower. They offer validated parking so you do not have to worry about it. Overall I enjoyed this place and if I ever get a weekday off, I would not mind going here again.

Tags: special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience4
service5

Great lunch meeting location!

Dined on November 6, 2015

Excellent ambience and location for an impressive client lunch or new business meeting.

Tags: romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
food5
ambience4
service4

Overall, the atmosphere was plesant and ...

vip
Dined on September 29, 2015

Overall, the atmosphere was plesant and enjoyable -- good food and service.

Tags: good for groups, special occasion
food4
ambience5
service4

Great location and view. Took an employe ...

Dined on September 15, 2015

Great location and view. Took an employee for an anniversary lunch and she was thoroughly impressed with my choice and surprised she had never known about this gem

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
food4
ambience5
service4

A city gem

vip
Dined on September 4, 2015

lunch food was good we ordered the club sandwich and filet mignon both good I like how the restaurant makes a lot of its own food like sauces and chips. It's a classy place great view.

Tags: romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
food4
ambience4
service4

Great food, great view

vip
Dined on April 6, 2015

This was my first time dining at the 43rd and the view and the food was great. The gumbo is delicious as was the shrimp salad. We also got a semi-private table between the board room and main dinning area which was perfect for our group.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, scenic view
food5
ambience5
service5

Been going to The 43rd for years; food's ...

Dined on February 2, 2015

Been going to The 43rd for years; food's always been consistently great, and love the view!

Tags: great for lunch
food3
ambience4
service4

Tihs restaurant is a perfect spot for a ...

Dined on November 20, 2014

Tihs restaurant is a perfect spot for a business lunch. Great views of downtown Houston and quiret enough for converstion without having to yell to be heard. Pricing is surprisingly reasonalbe witha good selection of meals that work for a business lunch.

Tags: good for groups, great for lunch, scenic view
food4
ambience4
service4

Great place, went for a work new hire lu ...

Dined on July 7, 2014

Great place, went for a work new hire lunch, and we really enjoyed ourselves! Nice views too.

Tags: good for groups, great for lunch
food4
ambience3
service5

Worth a visit

Dined on April 8, 2014

The view was a little less than I expected. The restaurant is sectioned off with the bar area being the best view. The dining section we had looked out at the bus stop and the 42nd floor where all the window washing equipment for the building is moored. The food was very good! And the service was the highlight. I would certainly recommend it but ask for a table in a different section than I had.

Tags: special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5

Went to lunch in a party of

Dined on March 13, 2014

Went to lunch in a party of seven. Great food and was able to hear everyone at the table.

Tags: good for groups, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
food2
ambience2
service3

disappointing

vip
Dined on February 24, 2014

Ambiance was like being in a hotel room - boring and long-in-the tooth. Food was just OK. Very disappointing given higher prices.

food5
ambience5
service5

nice lunch!

Dined on February 18, 2014

My wife n I came here for an anniversary lunch, the view is great of the city. We had two glasses of Merlot which my wife really liked. The waiter gave us the chef 's special, which I believe was grilled salmon, mashed potatoes n asparagus. All very good n came out in timely manner. I read the reviews before going so I was nervous but this place is underrated, n needs more recognition. The only recommendation I would have is to adjust the hours to be open later and/or on the weekend, because I like to come and see tgr sunset from here while having a nice dinner sometimes. But besides that we loved it!

Tags: great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
food3
ambience1
service1

Lackluster overall

vip
Dined on September 10, 2013

It's a shame that a restaurant at such a great location would be so inadequate. The decor hasn't been touched in 20 years and the waiter was just rude. The food was passable - nothing special. Looks like I'll be asking my guests to drive to another location, rather than walking to this place, next time I schedule a business lunch with someone from this part of downtown.

food4
ambience4
service4

Dined here twice with a a

Dined on November 14, 2012

Dined here twice with a a group of 7 and had the private table facing south. Very nice view and very quiet.

Tags: good for groups, great for lunch, scenic view

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