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Hobbit Cafe

#356 of 7,012 Restaurants in Houston
#377 of 7,562 Places to Eat in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
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Greenway/ Upper Kirby
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2243 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77098-3308
713-526-5460
Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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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
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 62
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  • 77
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    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
Eclectic Cafe

The Hobbit Café has been in business for years and provides an interesting atmosphere for the diner with memorabilia from various JRR Tolkien books and movies. Situated in a house that was converted to a restaurant, the café even reminds one of a hobbit hole at times with the various nooks and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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Kingwood
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Houston, Texas
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232 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

In our office We have a tradition of visiting restaurants on Fridays that we have never visited. We had heard so much about Hobbit Cafe that we had to go check it out. Wow were we disappointed in every aspect. I don't think I've ever written this poorly of a review, but this is it. Terrible service and food. They... More 

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Kingwood
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The Hobbit Café has been in business for years and provides an interesting atmosphere for the diner with memorabilia from various JRR Tolkien books and movies. Situated in a house that was converted to a restaurant, the café even reminds one of a hobbit hole at times with the various nooks and crannies. The menu varies and provides sustenance for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

You get so much food for what you pay for. One sandwich is around 10.00, but my goodness that thing is enormous. I'm surprised I could still eat dinner! Definitely go here if you're looking for a cozy little area to enjoy lunch.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We used to visit this place often while we lived in Houston, now we moved to the Woodlands area so it is more than an hour drive to get there. Do not judge this restaurant by the exterior looks, which may lead you to think less of it. In reality it is a great place for vegan and vegetarians, but... More 

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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The food at the Hobbit Cafe saved this review. It is amazing. I got the Dwalin sandwich, which was delicious and huge despite being the "slim" version. Also got a mango smoothie which was lovely. Our server was great, very friendly. Aside from the food, the cafe is adorable. It has indoor seating, but we sat on the porch outside... More 

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New York City, New York
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Visited this place after a wedding in Houston. Came with a large party (~15 people) with a reservation, and we were seated right away, on their outside patio. You can't tell from the outside, but the interior decor has a charming Middle Earth theme, replete with movie props, books, and an unsettlingly lifelike statue of Gollum sitting above the entrance.... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I found this restaurant on Trip Advisor and was intrigued by the fact that they have an extensive non-meat menu selection. We came in on a Sunday evening and there was a bit of a wait. Tables were available, but they were short on staff. We were eventually seated. Our waiter arrived relatively promptly and took our order. The food... More 

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Seabrook, Texas
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

First time to this restaurant and we went right as they opened. I had the Gandalf "slim" which is supposed to be smaller but was two meals for me. There wasn't much turkey - one slice only which surprised me as there was an abundance of avacado. But, it was delicious! The fellas ordered burgers. The mahi mahi burger was... More 

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Cabot, Arkansas, United States
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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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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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Additional Information about Hobbit Cafe

Address: 2243 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77098-3308
Phone Number: 713-526-5460
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Greenway/ Upper Kirby
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
Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Delicatessen

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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, Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Delicatessen
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

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