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The Grove

1611 Lamar Street, Houston, TX 77002 (Downtown)
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Ranked #189 of 7,216 restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $20 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Crawford St.
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English first
Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

I have a confession to make, I am a serial whinge and can find fault in most things readily! But the Grove has raised my expectations bar still further. World be warned! This was the best meal I have had out for a very very long time. Starting with the greeting from the girl at seat allocation, with her nice... More

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Palacios, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Came here for dinner one evening. Looked like a neat place. We were very glad we did, atmosphere was awesome and the food was very very good!!!

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Went to The Grove for lunch. Ordered a salad with grilled chicken breast. It was very flavorful. Our child had the chicken tenders and fries and it came out ver nice. Not oily or burnt. Our cousin had the grilled salmon with kale salad. The food and service was ver good. Would definitely eat here again.

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Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Food-wise it is nothing special. I would not rate much for its gastonomic qualities, and definitely the dishes are not very sophisticated. Prices are little high too. And yet the food was tasty enough, the service quite good and the location ideal, right next to Discovery Green park in downtown Houston. You can eat outside in the terrace.

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Austin, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

We wanted a nice but reasonably fast lunch during a break in an annual conference at downtown's GRB convention Center, and The Grove is right across from the Hilton. We knew it would be a bit pricey, but with cars lined up for $8 valet parking it was clear many locals considered it worth it. The place is very nice--very... More

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Houston, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Great food and a great view of the park. Wonderful place for brunch. Take a walk around Discovery Green afterward!

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TX
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

Since when is it a goal to have the least amount of sound dampening possible in a restaurant? We couldn't even carry on a conversation across the table without cupping our mouths. Grouper was properly cooked but tasteless. Friend had shrimp & grits which were very good. Great ginger martini. Service was attentive despite the place being busy. Would I... More

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Atlanta
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Liked the food; just right portions. Liked the atmosphere - dim, modern, open. The timing of everything was just great. Just a little noisy for conversations with large groups.

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Burlingame, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Price is a little high for the type of food. The wait staff was not friendly. Our server did not even know the beer menu.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We went for lunch and I had the heirloom tomato salad with goat cheese pesto, which was awesome. The heirloom tomatoes were fresh and really flavorful. Then had the Texas red fish with dirty rice. Had never heard of Texas red fish before and it was good, sort of like any white fish. The house salad and tuna sashima were... More

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