Essential Services

Accessing key businesses like banks, grocery stores, pharmacies and other essential services, particularly for patients who require extended treatment, may be necessary during your stay in Houston. While Houston Methodist does not endorse any of the services listed below, we have compiled this list of resources, which are convenient to the Texas Medical Center and areas where our patients often stay.

Essential Services for International Travelers

Banks

Near the Medical Center

BBVA
7390 Fannin St.
McGovern Commons Building
Houston, TX 77030
+1.713.867.2128
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Chase
6560 Fannin St.
Scurlock Tower, 1st Floor
Houston, TX 77030
+1.713.795.7312
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Near the Galleria

Bank of America
5348 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77056 
+1.713.993.1620
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Regions Bank
2517 River Oaks Blvd.
Houston, TX 77019
+1.346.237.5120
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Wells Fargo
4906 San Felipe St.
Houston, TX 77056 
+1.713.871.9967
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Near Rice/West University

Frost Bank
5925 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX 77005 
+1.713.388.7600
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Rice Military

Chase Bank
5510 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77007 
+1.713.426.1677
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Wells Fargo
5650 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77007 
+1.713.863.0451 
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Grocery Stores

Near the Medical Center

Fiesta Mart (Latin American)
8130 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX 77054
+1.713.666.9260
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Kroger (supermarket) 
7747 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX 77030
+1.713.661.7175
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Target (supermarket) 
8500 Main St.
Houston, TX 77025
+1.713.666.0967 
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Near the Galleria

Central Market (organic)
3815 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77027
+1.713.386.1700 
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Jerusalem Halal Meats (Middle Eastern) 
3330 Hillcroft St.
Houston, TX 77057
+1.713.784.2525
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Randall’s (supermarket) 
5161 San Felipe St.
Houston, TX 77056
+1.713.964.3150
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Near Rice/West University

H-E-B (supermarket)
1701 West Alabama St.
Houston, TX 77098
+1.713.529.2475
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Kroger (supermarket)
5150 Buffalo Speedway
Houston, TX 77005
+1.713.661.8305
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Whole Foods Market (organic) 
4004 Bellaire Blvd.
Houston, TX 77025
+1.713.667.4090
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Near Memorial 

Phoenicia Specialty Foods (Middle Eastern)
12141 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77077
+1.281.558.8225 
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Near Chinatown

Cho Thanh Binh Supermarket (Vietnamese & Chinese) 
11810 Bellaire Blvd., Suite B
Houston, TX 77072
+1.281.495.9709 
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Laundry/Dry Cleaning Services

Near the Medical Center

Fine Cleaners
3116 Telge St.
Houston, TX 77054
+1.713.382.5539 
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Fannin Dry Cleaners
7135 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77030
+1.713.790.1774
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Near the Galleria 

Bell Cleaners 
2906 Fountain View Drive
Houston, TX 77057 
+1.713.952.8889
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Tide Dry Cleaners
5795 Woodway Drive
Houston, TX 77057 
+1.713.266.2547
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Near Rice/West University

Clean Smart
4808 Washington Ave.
Houston, TX 77007 
+1.832.581.2250
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Custom Cleaners
2446 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005 
+1.713.529.2990
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Pharmacies

Near the Medical Center

Campbell’s Compounding Pharmacy
This pharmacy offers compounding.
6603 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX 77005 
+1.713.668.4833
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CVS Pharmacy
9838 Buffalo Speedway
Houston, TX 77025 
+1.713.218.4491
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Walgreens
6560 Fannin St.
Scurlock Tower, 2nd Floor
Houston, TX 77030
+1.713.797.1410
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Near the Galleria 

Briargrove Pharmacy
This pharmacy offers compounding.
6435 San Felipe St.
Houston, TX 77057 
+1.713.783.5704
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CVS Pharmacy
5204 Richmond Ave.
Houston, TX 77056 
+1.713.961.0874
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Walgreens
5200 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77056 
+1.713.623.0643
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Near Rice/West University

Doyle’s Pharmacy
This pharmacy offers compounding.
2425 Sunset Blvd.
Houston TX 77005 
+1.713.526.1771
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CVS Pharmacy
4700 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX 77098 
+1.713.533.2200
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Walgreens
This pharmacy is open 24 hours.
5280 Buffalo Speedway
Houston, TX 77005 
+1.713.838.7704
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Near Rice Military

Walgreens
415 Shepherd Drive
Houston, TX 77007 
+1.713.868.1520
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Near Montrose

Walgreens
This pharmacy is open 24 hours. 
3317 Montrose Blvd.
Houston, TX 77006 
+1.713.520.7777
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Places of Worship

Near the Medical Center

Almeda Masjid (Muslim)
6923 Almeda Rd.
Houston, TX 77021
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Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral (Greek Orthodox) 
3511 Yoakum Blvd.
Houston, TX 77006
+1.713.526.5377
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Church in the Center (nondenominational)
6580 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77030
+1.281.213.0110
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New Almeda Mishkah  (Muslim) 
2222 Mansard St.
Houston TX, 77054
+1.713.799.9904
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Muslim Prayer Center at Houston Methodist Hospital (Muslim)
Fondren Building, 1st Floor
The Prayer Center is open 24 hours a day. Prayer times are posted on the Center doors.

The Wiess Memorial Chapel at Houston Methodist Hospital (multidenominational)
Dunn Tower, Suite 102
Wiess Memorial Chapel is open 24 hours a day. Services are offered at the following times:

  • First Sunday of each month, 10 a.m.: interdenominational worship service
  • Sunday, 11 a.m.: Roman Catholic mass
  • Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.: morning prayer service
  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday, noon: Roman Catholic mass
  • Thursday, 8:30 a.m.: Holy Communion service

Near the Galleria 

Bellaire United Methodist Church (Methodist)
4417 Bellaire Blvd.
Bellaire, TX 77401
+1.713.666.2167
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Berachah Church (nondenominational) 
2815 Sage Rd.
Houston, TX 77056
+1.713.622.6922
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Chabad of Uptown (Jewish) 
4311 Bettis Drive
Houston, TX 77027
+1.713.419.3960 
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Madrasah Islamiah (Muslim) 
6665 Bintliff Drive
Houston, TX 77074
+1.713.772.7000
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St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church (Roman Catholic) 
1801 Sage Rd.
Houston, TX 77056
+1.713.621.4370
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Near Rice/West University 

Congregation Emanu El (Jewish)
1500 Sunset Blvd.
Houston, TX 77005
+1.713.529.5771
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Iglesia Crosspoint Español (Spanish; nondenominational) 
4601 Bellaire Blvd.
Houston, TX 77401
+1.713.270.9434
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ISGH Islamic Society of Greater Houston (Muslim) 
3110 Eastside St.
Houston, TX 77098
+1.713.524.6615
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Lakewood Church (nondenominational) 
3700 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77027
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St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church (Roman Catholic) 
6800 Buffalo Speedway
Houston, TX 77025
+1.713.667.9111
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West U Baptist Church (Baptist; English and Chinese) 
6218 Auden St.
Houston, TX 77005
+1.713.668.2319
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West University United Methodist Church (Methodist) 
3611 University Blvd.
Houston, TX 77005
+1.713.664.8111
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