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Le Mistral

1400 Eldridge Pkwy, Houston, TX 77077
8323798322
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Ranked #82 of 7,205 restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Enclave/Briarfore St.
Description: For 11 years going strong, Le Mistral has built a niche in West Houston's Energy Corridor as the best food in town. We are a fine French restaurant offering exquisite dishes, a note-worthy wine list and top notch service.
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English first
Houston
Top Contributor
198 reviews 198 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Have been several times. Lovely intimate location. You can eat outside (although this time of year is not the best four outside dining). It is great for lunch or dinner. For a quiet romantice dinner or a group. We went for my birthday dinner with a party of four. Francis took fantastic care of our party with great recommendations and... More

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Vail, CO
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We used to go regularly at the end of a work week for drinks and dinner at Le Mistral's Bar. We preferred the bar to their dining room because of its informal atmosphere and the attentive service of their barman, Santiago. He not only recognized us, but remembered our drinks, and knew when to, and when not to, engage us... More

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Humble, Texas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Nice place for business lunch and good service. Food is good but menu is limited. Okay for happy hour but nothing special. Worth a visit but not not my top choice for the area.

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LeMistralHouston, General Manager at Le Mistral, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your thoughtful review. We're updating our menu soon for summertime, where we will have more selections to offer our guests. Hopefully, there may be plenty of items that tickle your curiosity and put us closer to the top of your dining preferences! We're always encouraged to be better than we are, so again, a gracious thank... More

Houston, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Came here with my family for our 13th anniversary meal. Good selection of traditional French dishes, often with a bit of an American spin on them. I had a cassoulet which was pretty authentic tasting and my wife had the 22 oz beef cut which she was not so happy with since only about a third of this was meat... More

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glasgow
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We had a fantastic meal here I had scallops then chicken then crime brûlée all amazing it's a high end restaurant so be prepared to spend your $ but worth it will be back

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LeMistralHouston, Public Relations Manager at Le Mistral, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words! We love being people's special occasion go-to spot (or any time, really). If you have any requests, please don't hesitate to let us know at the time of reservation. We'll be lightening up the menu with summer seasonal flavors and ingredients, so come back soon! Again, thank you for taking the time to write... More

Omaha
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

While I was in Houston on business, I plotted out my dining quests. Le Mistral most certainly did not disappoint. It was just myself that dined that evening, and I didn't once feel neglected. I was greeted with a lovely zucchini and pepper amuse bouche to start the meal. Being from Nebraska, I had to order the filet. It was... More

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LeMistralHouston, Public Relations Manager at Le Mistral, responded to this review

Thank you for you compliments and considerations. We absolutely appreciate the details of your experience. I will apologize on behalf of the chef and owners, as they do at times, visit random tables and guests instead of all of them. Should you ever venture back to these parts, we welcome you graciously. Please don't hesitate to ask your server to... More

Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I am new to Houston but fell upon this place with a good friend who lives nearby. I don't think Mistral has outside seating but they own the Boulangerie next door which does have seating so we were allowed to sit and eat in the nice spring weather outside (or maybe it was Mistrals?). I am semi-sort of-French and found... More

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LeMistralHouston, Manager at Le Mistral, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the compliments and kind words. We sincerely appreciate your well thought-out observations. The outdoor seating is both for Le Mistral and Foody's Gourmet, the boulangerie. With the gorgeous weather we experienced last week and (with fingers crossed) more good weather to come, the food and service is expected to be as fantastic as the atmosphere.... More

Houston
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198 reviews 198 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We went as a party of four on a Saturday night. The restaurant was full, but we had made a reservation and were shown to our table immediately. Francis introduced himself to us and did an amazing job of taking casre of us (thank you Francis). We selected a bottle of wine and he advised us that another vintage was... More

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LeMistralHouston, Owner at Le Mistral, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the wonderful words! We strive to provide a memorable dining experience and are proud to exceed your expectations. We hope to see you again soon! Cordialement, General Manager/ Co-Owner Sylvain Denis More

Houston, TX
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Houston has thousands of premium restaurants. Not one compares to Chef David Denis and his staff at Le Mistral. Upon arrival, we were escorted to a private room overlooking the kitchen. Chef David Denis entered and introduced himself. He made all of us feel as if we were part of his family. He brought paper and pencil and began to... More

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LeMistralHouston, Owner at Le Mistral, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful compliments! I hope to serve you again soon :) Merci beaucoup, Executive Chef/Co-Owner David Denis More

Houston, Texas
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Booked at Le Mistral for a business lunch - ideal place to meet and conduct business. The waiters are considerate of the fact when they see a conversation taking place and very efficient with the timing of the meal.

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LeMistralHouston, Guest Relations Manager at Le Mistral, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, Mo. We are very experienced in business lunches and offer quality service and food with the perfect atmosphere. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Le Mistral More

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