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Artisans

3201 Louisiana Street, Houston, TX 77006
713 529 9111
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Ranked #47 of 7,221 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $50
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Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Stuart
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Spring, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

First visit, first impressions: incredibly expensive, quality is uneven, service is almost great. Details: Appetizers are $15-25 each. Entrees $30-50. Soup and Salads $10-20. Mixed drinks $15. Ouch! Seldom have we paid more, and when we have it has been an exceptional experience. Not so much here. Some of these dishes are truly great, some were served lukewarm, some (escargot,... More

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
306 reviews 306 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

We also attended during Restaurant Weeks and sat at the Chef's Table. The food was excellent and it was fascinating watching an extremely efficient kitchen that ran like a clock. The food was awesome. The bread was served hot and fresh from the oven. I really had to control myself to not eat all of it. My wife and I... More

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Houston, Texas
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Atmosphere: very nicely decorated and clean. A bit of a louder elegant experience but defiantly nice. Service: waiter was awesome and knowledgeable about food, flavors and experience. He was fantastic. Food: fois gras & lamb tartar appetizer was excellent Lamb entree was a 4 of 5 bit the caramelized ribeye was superb. The only down side was the soufflé which... More

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Houston, Texas, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The ambiance was perfect for a romantic dinner. My boyfriend and I went for Houston Restaurant Weeks and we genuinely enjoyed our time there. We sat at the Chef's table facing the kitchen so we were entertained by all the action, and we even had enough elbow room to comfortably enjoy our dinner. Our favorite dishes were the escargot for... More

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Houston, Texas
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We visited Artisans again for their Houston Restaurant Weeks menu. We had not visited in a while and were happy to see that it was just as good as previous visits. The amuse bouche was a spoon of flavorful heirloom tomatoes. Our escargot was tender—not tough or chewy—and bathed in garlicky butter goodness. I tried the Lobster thermador—not something I... More

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Houston, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Artisan's is a great place with superb food and service. Sitting at the Chef's table which seats about 25 is the best seat in the house. You can observe all the Chef's and workers in the kitchen preparing the food. You have to try the Chef's 5 course dinner. He chooses his best dishes and you can even do a... More

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
186 reviews 186 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

First, this was one of the few restaurants in the area that you can eat, talk, and hear without feeling like you are yelling at the other members in your party. Second, the food was fantastic - the Lamb, fillets (two different kinds). There were three in our party and we all had a different dish which was cooked to... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Supposedly one of the best restaurants in Houston. Good ambiance but very expensive for the food we had; nothing that you cannot find in any other luxury restaurant.

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Houston, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We chose the gastronomique five courses. Courses are delicious and big somewhat when you know that you have five to enjoy total.... White wines were good also. Red wines were too warm - classic mistake to think that a Pinot noir need to be served at room temperature. The site is nice and well located. I may go back with... More

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Houston, TX
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

I have eaten at Artisan's several times since the second month it was open. The food is very good and the consistency is terrific. It has a very nice fairly modern French menu, an interesting and affordable wine list and the service is attentive but low key. Ask to sit at the chef's counter - a very large semi circular... More

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