101 Heights Blvd, (713) 869-6300; www.hickoryhollowrestaurant.com
Everything served here is melt-in-your-mouth amazing. From the barbecue to the chicken fried steak to the salad bar to the hot tots, this comfy hangout is definitely a must try, again and again and again. In addition to its location on Heights Blvd., there is another Hickory Hollow at 8038 Fallbrook Dr., (281) 469-5323.
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