Profiled alphabetically, these restaurants hold Wine Spectator’s top honor.
Our Restaurant Award program, founded in 1981, recognizes outstanding wine programs. The top honor is the Grand Award, granted to those that show extraordinary commitment to wine service. In 2019, 100 restaurants hold Grand Awards. They represent 17 countries and 14 states.
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse Dallas Dallas • 2011
Brothers Harris and Chris Pappas started Pappas Bros. as a steak house, but it’s grown into a major force in Texas wine culture with three Grand Award–winning locations. Large-format labels are a brand-wide strength, especially at the Dallas location, which offers more than 400.
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse Downtown Houston Houston • 2019
The newest addition to the Pappas Bros. family continues the tradition of superior steaks and over-the-top wine experiences. The list is a showstopper, from the sprawling Champagne collection to the outstanding French verticals to the diverse dessert wine selection.
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse Houston Houston • 2010
Opened in 1995, this is the original location of the family-run steak-house brand and the first of the three to earn a Grand Award. It’s also home to the largest of the Pappas Bros.’ wine lists, with 4,200 selections.
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