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Barnaby's Cafe

414 W Gray St, 801 Congress, Houston, TX 77002 (Midtown)
(713) 522-8898
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Ranked #40 of 7,259 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner
Neighborhood: Midtown
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Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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117 reviews 117 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This place has been recommended to me on a couple of occasions. They have a pretty varied menu, and I've tried a few different items, but the food is just not seasoned well enough for me. It was good, but too bland to me.

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Austin, Texas
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111 reviews 111 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed a delicious lunch here today on our way out of Houston. It was very busy and very crowded which made it very noisy, as the tables are very close together. We had great food - Club sandwich and fries for my husband and Sausalito Chicken salad for me. Both were generous portions and very tasty.... More

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Senoia, Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Went with a group of friends for breakfast on my birthday. One of my friends happened to mention to our waitor that it was my birthday & before we left, he presented me with a birthday card that had been signed by all the staff. Super cool. The food was delicious & very satisfying. If we lived in Houston, we... More

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Houston, Texas, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Every time I eat here, I enjoy it. I've never had a bad experience here. One of my favorites is the Chicken Pesto sandwich! Last time I ate here I got the Lebanese Chicken Fattoush, it has pita chips in the salad, which I really liked. The waiter said it's their most popular salad. The menu doesn't have descriptions of... More

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Houston, Texas
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103 reviews 103 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I tried this restaurant for the first time recently and really enjoyed it. I tried one of the grilled chicken salads....a massive portion, and the salad was very good, especially the chicken. My friends all enjoyed their food as well....one other had a different salad and the other two had sandwiches. I tried one of the sweet potato fries and... More

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Roma
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

The best sweet potato fries I ever tried!!! The mac&cheese is simply delicious!!! If you are in Houston you should try Barnaby's cooking..fantastic culinary experience!

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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

I went with a group of friends from work. First the menu has no descriptions of anything. That makes ut a little challenging and time consuming when ordering. Next, I ordered a salad that had some sort of peanut dressing, tortilla strips strips, chicken and boring romaine lettuce on it. The dressing was so overwhelming that I felt like I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is a small place but excellent food. Their sandwiches are awesome and huge. We tried the tuna, tuna salad, baby back ribs, and mushroom swiss burger. The slice of tuna was ridiculously large about .75 inches thick. The tubs salad jad pecans and was yummy. The ribs were not the best in Texas but still good. They have thin... More

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Houston, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The restaurant was busy and the tables were very close to each other and it was loud, not a relaxed atmosphere, the food was OK and the service was good, But it seemed as if it was an amusement food court the way the customers were seated as if one was at the other table.

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Monahans, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I LOVED LOVED LOVED this restaurant! We ate at the downtown location as we were staying in the area on vacation. We ate there on a Saturday about 11 a.m. and it was busy but not so busy you couldn't find a table. They allow dogs to sit on the patio which I loved because we frequently take out dog... More

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Additional Information about Barnaby's Cafe

Address: 414 W Gray St, 801 Congress, Houston, TX 77002
Phone Number: (713) 522-8898
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Midtown
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Diner

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