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Artisans

3201 Louisiana Street, Houston, TX 77006
713 529 9111
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Ranked #45 of 7,232 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Stuart
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  • French first
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English first
Houston, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My wife and I love French Cuisine. Houston has some solid French restaurants and Artisans is definitely one of them. I've read many reviews on restaurants on tripadvisor and the large majority of reviewers that are disappointed in a certain restaurant write about either price or service. Bad pricing or substandard service can ruin a chef's artistic presentations in most... More

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houston
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I went for a quick lunch with my Dad to celebrate my birthday. I loved the atmosphere and the aesthetic of the restaurant. We sat at the chef's table (highly recommend) and we both had the business lunch which included salad, entrée, and dessert. At first it took awhile to get a waiter to take our order, however I really... More

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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

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
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318 reviews 318 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

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
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47 reviews 47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
15 helpful votes 15 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
193 reviews 193 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 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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22 reviews 22 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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