Good Eats: Best Restaurants in Richmond, Texas

September 19, 2023

Want to find someplace new to eat this weekend? Our area has so many great choices that you will never run out of new restaurants in Richmond, Texas to try or fun places to explore. Whether you’re new to the region or already a resident of Candela looking for a new place to go with family, friends, or someone special, we’ve got a great list of some of our favorite local restaurants right here in Richmond. Of course, with so many great places to choose from, there’s no way this is going to be an exhaustive list, but we’re pretty sure you’ll find your next go-to eatery or special place somewhere in the mix with the best restaurants in Richmond TX.

Best Restaurants in Richmond TX:

Waters Edge Winery & Bistro at 4828 Waterview Town Center Drive, Suite 700 in Richmond. Offering an array of locally handcrafted wines made from grapes sourced all over the world, Waters Edge is the perfect spot for that romantic dinner or special occasion. If you want to be sure you get a table in the evening or on weekends, though, you might want to call ahead for reservations.

Sandy McGee’s Restaurant at 314 Morton Street is a Richmond institution and a perfect spot to curl up in a comfortable, pub-like atmosphere and enjoy the best soup in town while also taking in some history. The building that now houses Sandy McGee’s is nestled in Historic Downtown Richmond. It once housed the Richmond Motor Car Company and, later, a post office and pharmacy.

Ninja Japanese Cuisine at 1800 FM359 in Richmond. When you’ve just gotta get your sushi and wasabi fix, this is the place. Ninja Japanese Cuisine serves a wide range of grilled fare as well as classic and unique sushi creations, so you can always nab either a quick bite for lunch or come in late and savor your favorites until they close the doors.

Over the Top Waffle Shoppe at 11131 Harlem Road Suite 110 in Richmond. Ever had a bubble waffle? They’re delicious! When it comes to mouth-watering confections to treat your sweet tooth, Over the Top Waffle Shoppe is one of the best places we know! It specializes in bubble waffles served with delicious ice cream and your choice of toppings. The warm waffles plus the cold ice cream? It’s so good!

Clancy’s Public House at 503 Fm 359, Suite 118 in Richmond. With over 30 beers on tap plus more than 50 different bottles, Clancy’s is a perfect place to grab a pint in a relaxed atmosphere. Whether you’re having a night out with friends or simply unwinding after a long day, you’ll find comfortable surroundings, delicious comfort food in both the American and Irish traditions, and a full bar, to boot.

La Finca Mexican Restaurant at 23930 Westheimer Parkway in Katy, TX. Sure, it’s not technically in Richmond, but this is one of our absolute favorite Mexican restaurants in the area! It’s just a short drive from Candela, so we had to mention it. Whether you want to hang out and enjoy some margaritas or sample some of the best Mexican food around, La Finca has you covered. Plus, kids eat free on Wednesdays after 4:00 PM, so bring the family!

Summer Moon Coffee at 11135 Harlem Road, Suite 210 in Richmond. For that early morning pick-me-up on the way to work or a breakfast meeting on the weekend, this may soon be your favorite local coffee shop. Besides a steaming cup of your favorite brew, you’ll also find lunch options, breakfast options, even vegan and keto options on the menu!

As we mentioned, these are just a few of the best restaurants in Richmond TX. With so many great local places to eat and shop, it’s no wonder we love living here—and we think you will, too! Candela is a 578-acre master-planned community where small-town charm meets easy access to big-city conveniences. You’ll never be far from work, from school, or from amazing restaurants like these! To see what Candela has to offer or to stay in the know about the latest in new homes and upcoming events, connect with us today!

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