Dining Detail

ARA Restaurant

Open daily for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner | Ext. 3030

ARA restaurant provides a contemporary, casually chic backdrop for globally inspired and locally sourced cuisine .  The often playful and eclectic menu invites diners on a journey of discovery with a convergence of eclectic flavors influenced by the hotel's international staff and the renowned ethnic diversity of Houston.  For those seeking a more intimate culinary voyage with numerous opportunities for interaction, TableOne offers an out of this world chef’s table experience with seating for groups of up to 10.  ARA is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, while TableOne is available for evening service upon request.

ARA introduces guests to premium ingredients sourced from the rich waterways, farms and ranches of Texas, as well as the hotel’s own garden and Houston’s many ethnic markets.  Menu highlights include unusual cuts of superior Angus beef from 44 Farms in Cameron, in-house smoked meats, homemade gelatos and unexpected surprises like home style breakfasts reinvented for lunch and dinner.

ARA debuted in 2013 as a key component of the Royal Sonesta Houston’s multi-million-dollar renovation and reinvention.  The restaurant’s name was inspired by the Greek constellation, often depicted as an altar with its smoke rising to the south.

  • Breakfast: Open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
  • Lunch: Open daily from 10:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Dinner: Open daily from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Click here for Reservations at ARA or dial extension 3030