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Le Mistral

#136 of 7,312 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
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1400 Eldridge Pkwy, Houston, TX 77077 (Enclave/Briarfore St.)
8323798322
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: For 11 years going strong, Le Mistral has built a niche in West Houston's...
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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Visitor rating
  • 64
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    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
Overpriced and Bland

Was looking for a restaurant Friday evening for a quick bite when I remembered someone telling me about Le Mistral, so we decided to give it a change. When you walk in you are eagerly impressed. The furnishings and lighting are first class and gives you your first indication that this is going... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed January 12, 2015
jonahElaine
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Houston, Texas
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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107 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Was looking for a restaurant Friday evening for a quick bite when I remembered someone telling me about Le Mistral, so we decided to give it a change. When you walk in you are eagerly impressed. The furnishings and lighting are first class and gives you your first indication that this is going to be an expense night. We were... More 

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Le Mistral was highly recommended. And in truth, the main courses were very good - both meat and vegetarian. But it wasn't outstanding. However, the foie gras poêlé was not up to standard. The decor is over the top, but the restaurant was very dark. The server was the most diffident I have run into in memory. The wine list... More 

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This restaurant is one of the best ones that I have tried in Houston. Good choice of foods, the specials at lunch are really good and the choice of wine is excellent. We'll definitely return.

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Waldwick, New Jersey
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135 reviews 135 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Business lunch at the recommendation of a local. We were accomodated a bit early due to a flight schedule. Both had the lunch special which included trout the day we visited. Service and food both excellent. Nice ambience and quiet so no need to speak over anyone. So good I would look forward to trying this restaurant for dinner. A... More 

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
157 reviews 157 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Went last weekend with a party of 6 for HRW. Service was perfect, atmosphere wonderful, food very, very good. Drinks nicely done as well. There were a couple of plates that were not "cared for" by the people ordering them, but that was personal preference, not the kitchen's issue. I will say (and, again, not the restaurant's fault, just the... More 

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New Jersey
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305 reviews 305 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The interior is very nice and trendy. In general the staff is very efficient yet “the head guy” had an edge to him when dealing with the staff. I started with the recommended wild mushroom soup which was served in a large bowl with their M initial written on top with cream. The soup was puréed and came and come... More 

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Barranquilla, Colombia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Have experienced their cuisine and atmosphere several times both for business and pleasure. Great intimate location for a quiet romantic dinner or a group get together. Chef Dennis' kitchen is very solid and he understands what makes a successful menu for each occasion. In as much as the cost of the food is very reasonable, the wine list although very... More 

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Houston
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290 reviews 290 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1400 Eldridge Pkwy, Houston, TX 77077
    (Enclave/Briarfore St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: 8323798322

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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.
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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