• ATTENTION: Please plan to arrive at least 1 hour prior to your performance. Self parking is available in the Hobby Center Garage with entrances on Rusk and Walker with valet on Bagby. Overflow parking is also available in the Theater District Parking Garage (entrance on Rusk).

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For dining before or after a performance, for refreshments during intermission, for lunch, drinks after work or dinner, the Hobby Center is home to Artista.

Artista Restaurant
Elegant dining at ArtistaHours of Operation:
Performance Days
  Monday: CLOSED
  Tuesday - Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Non-Performance Days
  Saturday - Monday: CLOSED
  Tuesday- Friday: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Located on the second level adjacent to the Grand Lobby, Artista offers a unique dining experience, magnificent views of Houston's downtown skyline and a beautiful terrace overlooking Tranquility Park. Artista is open for lunch Tuesday through friday and for dinner on Sarofim Hall show days.  Artista offers pre-performance and intermission desserts, appetizers and spirits. Reservations are recommended, which can be secured online through the Open Table website at www.opentable.com

Artista offers contemporary American cuisine that portrays culinary works of art.  Its award-winning views of Tranquility Park and Houston's downtown skyline will take your breath away, whether you choose to dine outdoors on the covered terrace or inside amongst a theatrical ambiance of high ceilings and glass walls.

Allow yourself to indulge in the exceptional Paella or the decadent Delirio de Chocolate while visiting this beautiful restaurant located in the Theatre District.

Grand Lobby Bistro

Before your performance visit the Bistro and enjoy a gourmet buffet prepared by the chefs of Artista. Open 90 minutes prior to the performance, you can arrive ahead of the crowds and indulge in a relaxing meal just steps away from your seats. Bistro fare includes salad, pasta and Panini bars, full plated entrées and decadent desserts. A full bar offers an assortment of beverages including wine and cocktails.