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Raven Grill

1916 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005-1645 (University Place)
713-521-2027
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Ranked #378 of 7,203 restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: University Place
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English first
Dallas, TX
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Location is right in the neighborhood. All the homes have a lot of characters so worth a quick walk in the neighborhood if during the day. We made reservation for Saturday night and they were very busy. Food was great and there was no complaint from anyone in our group. They were very accomodating to kids. I have the Cedar... More

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Michigan
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Folks around us who appeared to be regulars seemed to come back for the salmon salad. I had the blacken tuna sandwich which was over done and quite dry, Nice topping of mango salsa and avocado, but could have used more of it along with some sort of chipotle mayonnaise or sauce on the toasted bun. Would not order again,... More

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Houston, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

The Raven Grill is one of our favorite dining spots. It's located inside the loop near Rice Village, Rice University, The Medical Center, and the Museum District. We always have a superb meal here. My favorite is Cedar Plank Salmon. It's outstanding. My only complaint about the Raven is that they still permit smoking on their outdoor patio. We love... More

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Houston, Texas, United States
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

My husband, son, a friend and I dined here last night. We chose it due to its proximity to the Miller Outdoor Theater. On the plus side, the food was good. I had a salmon salad and my husband the shrimp salad. Prices are modest and the food came out promptly. On the negative side, my wine order was forgotten,... More

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Raven grill provides a good casual dining experience with a strong focus on seafood. Reservations are usually required for groups of 5 or more, but 2-4 people can usually be seated after a very short wait. The food is excellent. my last visit was the tenderloin which was cooked to perfection. The drink menu is very good and their spicy... More

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Marco Island, FL
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Great restaurant with excellent service. Every time I have been here the waitstaff recommends items. They are always excellent!

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Houston, Texas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I've been here for lunch meetings and lunch with my in-laws and it's just an all-around good place. There is something for everyone on the menu and the weekend brunch is good too! My favorite thing to order is the spicy shrimp Caesar salad and the French toast is delicious too.

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San Antonio, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

My wife and I make a special attempt to eat here when visiting Houston. It is located at 1916 Bissonnet which is near Rice University, the Museum district and a great mystery book store (Murder by the Book) that we also visit. We had lunch and dinner here with great service and excellent food. For dinner we had two different... More

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Kingwood, TX
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We lunch at the Raven Grill 5+ times a year and in the past have had enjoyable meals with attentive long term servers. Today's lunch had all the attentiveness of a fast food establishment. Server brought bread with thumb squarely in middle of the plate. Dishes were cleared with out inquiring if it was okay to do so, glasses refilled... More

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Houston, Texas
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Very nice place. Quiet enough to enjoy the company. Attentive service. Very good food, I had the sweet potato and spinach enchiladas, which were excellent. I recommend the place and will go back.

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