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Farrago - CLOSED

318 Gray St, Houston, TX 77002 (Midtown)
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Cuisines: Italian, Eclectic, International
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Midtown
Cross street: Bagby
Transit: Yes
Description: Named the best brunch by H-Texas Magazine for 2011, Farrago is nestled in the bustling Midtown district. The restaurant prides itself in making everything possible from scratch. During the week, it lives up to its name (Farrago means a mixture of things) servicing the hip young professionals in Midtown with a cornucopia of items from all over the world (Posole, Vietnamese Salad, Cioppino, Sushi Tuna Appetizer with seawead salad, Jerked Chicken Wings, Pulled Pork Sandwich, freshly made Pizzas and even Fried Oysters with teardrop tomatoes, arugula and a wasabi cream sauce). It also has a lively happy hour with over 70 bottles of wine by the glass and appetizers for either $3, $5 or $7.

34 reviews from our community

67% Recommend
Rating summary
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English first
Houston, Texas
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

I think this is nice spot to hang with some friends on a Sunday. The Bottomless mimosas are great! The food is good as well - recommend the Cajun Benedict - it's like eggs Benedict with crawfish. They do have a buffet for about $25/person - I personally have never had it but it is an option. I would recommend... More

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
326 reviews 326 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

The food was quite good and the portions adequate. The appetizers were certainly built for 2 or 3. Excellent apple crumb dessert. However, service was spotty and the staff didn't seem to care that much. The place could also have had better standards for cleanliness. Hard to make reservations (not sure you need them) because either they don't pick up... More

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Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

There's not a better brunch place in Houston. Two words: bottomless biomass. We love sitting outside on the patio and relaxing. There will always be a wait though so call ahead if you can.

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Houston, Texas
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

My wife and I decided to go into Houston and have dinner at a restaurant that we had not tried before. We ended up selecting Farrago World Cuisine in Midtown due to its menu and decided on a three-course meal selection with a Groupon. I made reservations which turned out to not really have been needed. Finding it was easy... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Top Contributor
161 reviews 161 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Still a happening Sunday Brunch spot for the partiers. Bottomless mimosas are the draw as is a decent menu and great people watching. Most hang inside but there is limited outdoor seating. A great spot.

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Houston, Texas, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

My wife and I had dinner at Farrago's last night. We used a Groupon coupon good for a three-course dinner for two for $39, a helluva deal. Of course, booze is not included, so we still spent a few bucks, but the food and service were outstanding. We were waited on by the Executive Chef, who seriously makes the best... More

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Houston, Texas, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

My family went for the first time for brunch. A mimosa carafe had broken at the bar, my nephew was brought a glass of juice and almost swallowed a shard of glass the width of a fingernail. When I brought it to the attention of the manager, he apologizes, says he's a lawyer and comps the $8 meal for my... More

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Houston, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Extremely disappointing experience at Sunday Brunch. I organized and hosted a birthday Brunch for a friend that turned into a disaster. People waited over an hour for their food. Some left, some cancelled their orders. We heard that most of the kitchen staff quit last week. It was chaotic, and no one seemed to know what was going on. Several... More

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Surf Side, Texas
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159 reviews 159 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Restaurant week in Houston propels you to try as many diferent restaurants as you can. I tried this place--There was a speciic menu for HRW--each entree has it's own discription--we ordered according to those diescriptions. Imagine our surprise when pureed celery root was replaced by mashed potatoes. When we inormed the waiter he apologized and went to ask the chef... More

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Houston, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

I went here to celebrate my friend's birthday brunch. They were getting me excited with tales of endless mimosas and a live DJ. Boy, were they right! It was crowded, but that's a great thing! It should tell you something about the brunch! The atmosphere was amazing. The energy there was at an all time high. There was a 45... More

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