About Upper Kirby
Uptown Houston’s Upper Kirby neighborhood shares the area with the illustrious Greenway Plaza, and the many bistros, boutiques and restaurants that have sprung up in recent years to take advantage of the booming district. The influx of new development along the major streets has also given rise to luxury apartments and condos. From these, you can easily reach restaurants such as Tony’s, the bustling Oporto Café and enjoy the friendly, raucous atmosphere of the Downing Street Pub in Upper Kirby.
The civil climate and rural temperament of this Upper Kirby neighborhood has attracted business as large as Solvay America, restaurant chains and the web-based email and hosting giant, cPanel. The Upper Kirby district is in the process of building a teen center for the students in the swath of high-schools that surrounds the neighborhoods. There are already recreational parks like Levy Park, the Upper Kirby YMCA Extension, dog parks and softball fields. Additionally, Upper Kirby is just a few minutes away from both the museum district and the medical center. Just a bit further and you’re in the downtown area and a stone’s throw away from the Galleria area. Rice University and St. Thomas University are within walking distance of each other, making the Upper Kirby neighborhood a great place for higher education.
Why Choose a Luxury Apartment in the Upper Kirby Neighborhood?
In general, Upper Kirby is an appealing place to consider luxury living accommodations because of the new development underway. This new development is paired with high-class, well-maintained condos and apartments that attract professional men and women in droves. Short walks lead you to eclectic restaurants such as Au Petit Paris and many other renowned Houston establishments.
The Famous Bohemian Montrose Boulevard is just a few minutes away by car, allowing for a relaxing evening trying out The Melting Pot Japanese steakhouse, the Boheme wine bar, or the Maiko Bar & Bistro – an Asian Fusion place known for their highly-regarded sushi bar. If you’re ever in need of a quick snack, then the 5-star (on Yelp) Yoyo’s Hot Dog vendor on Brazos St. will ensure you join the throngs of Upper Kirby residents who claim they serve the tastiest hot dog combination in the state.
Upper Kirby’s Must-Visit Spots
- Becks Prime: a local restaurant chain – similar to Southern California’s In-and-Out. Becks delivers succulent, made-to-order burgers as their main dish; the lush chocolate cake dessert and giant grilled hot dogs are also fan favorites.
- Carrabba’s Restaurant: This Sicilian-themed eatery is on Kirby Drive, where it enjoys a nearly perfect rating on TripAdvisor for its selection of steak Marsala and sautéed shrimp dishes.
- Dolce Vita Day Spa: You can’t beat this serene and well-appointed establishment for relaxation and pomp. Both men and women can come here to experience professional massages and peels, as well as acupuncture, electrolysis and skin resurfacing.
- The West Ave Development: the nightlife here is comparable to any medium-sized city, with high-end shops scattered about, and numerous small eateries like Alto Pizzeria.
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