Located in Upper Kirby, Eunice is a Cajun and Creole brasserie in Greenway Plaza. Under the direction of Chef Drake Leonards, the restaurant is a perfect spot for a quick and casual bite.
Eunice’s menu focuses on channeling nostalgic flavors from Leonards’ childhood, combining modern culinary techniques with Gulf Coast ingredients. Chef Leonards manages to infuse the cultural flavors of Houston into his New Orleans-style cooking. The different elements —whether that be French, German, Vietnamese, Spanish and many others —have been woven into the culinary landscape, giving this chef opportunities to experience and incorporate a much larger variety of flavors.
Named for Leonards’ Cajun hometown of the same name, Eunice features interior seating for more than 100 and patio seating for al fresco dining. The atmosphere brings the charm, character, and liveliness of Southern Louisiana to Houston, while inside, the vibe remains chill and easy-going. The “soaring, light-filled space” features blue interiors accented with dark wood beams and plentiful windows. The dynamic, U-shaped bar and intimate chef table are also among some of the unique areas to enjoy the most refined renditions of Cajun country cuisine. Diners will also find a some of Leonards’ family antiques spread throughout the restaurant.
Eunice is open Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.