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Hobbit Cafe

#267 of 7,364 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
$$
Greenway/ Upper Kirby
American, Californian, Vegetarian
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2243 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77098-3308
713-526-5460
Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 59
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
fun, eclectic place to eat

Our friends suggested this cafe and it was delish and healthy. It was busy and off the beaten path but totally worth it. If your a hobbit or Lord of the rings fan this cafe is a must!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
RhoRhoB
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Cabot, Arkansas, United States
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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Cabot, Arkansas, United States
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Our friends suggested this cafe and it was delish and healthy. It was busy and off the beaten path but totally worth it. If your a hobbit or Lord of the rings fan this cafe is a must!!

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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Based on previous reviews we went between lunch and dinner 4 lunch. My son had a Gandalf and he loved it! He never have had raw mushrooms before but there was so much avocado (my guess about a whole medium one) that it didn't matter :) it was very good! Lamb burger excellent, tuna salad really good too. Abundant portions!... More 

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
128 reviews 128 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

A large group of us visited for lunch - small cafe tucked in an old neighborhood - it had been almost 10 years since I was here last - not many changes. It is a converted house with wooden, floors mix / match chairs and tables with a covered patio. It shares the parking lot with 3 other small restaurants... More 

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Houston, Texas
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

I recently had the opportunity to visit the Hobbit Cafe for lunch; once with a group of 13 on a Friday & once with my husband on a Tuesday. The cafe is just like it sounds: renovated 1920's house with 3 rooms with wooden tables and chairs & a large patio with plastic tables and chairs. The eclectic menu is... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The Hobbit Cafe is one of the few restaurants I have been back to several times. With over 6,000 restaurants in Houston there is usually no reason to go back to the same one over again, but I really like this place. It's quaint and different. All the food, wine and beer are delicious. It's a relaxed, casual atmosphere with... More 

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Savannah, Georgia, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Visited this establishment twice while I stayed in Houston for three days. Both times the food and service were excellent. It is a little difficult finding parking during peak hours.

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

If it wasn't for the unique atmosphere, this place would not be worth a visit. The service was just okay and the food wasn't anything special. Don't bother with the nachos or buffalo burger. The pancakes are the best thing I've tried. The fries don't taste fresh at all. And half of our table was done with their meal before... More 

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We eat here regulary when we're in the Houston area. My granddaughter enjoys the Hobbit decorations and the vegetarians among us have some good menu options

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Jacksonville, Florida
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We liked it so much we came back. My husband is doing major surgery tomorrow but this was a good place to forget worrying for a while. My son labelled it one of the best burgers he had ever had. My sister had the lamb burger because you don't see it that often. The really yummy part was desert. I... More 

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Conroe, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

First of all this place is very charming without being cheesy. It's decorated so quaint and cute. There was a statue of Gollum in the lobby. We enjoyed the atmosphere and novelty of the restaurant. It's a little hidden gem, you should seek it out and try it. Highly recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2243 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77098-3308
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Greenway/ Upper Kirby
  • Neighborhood: Greenway/ Upper Kirby
  • Phone Number: 713-526-5460

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Californian, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?