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Karl's at the Riverbend - CLOSED

5011 Fm 723 Rd, Richmond, TX 77406-8707
281-238-9300
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Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thu - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

27 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Richmond, Texas
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Karl recently reopened near my house in River Edge, Richmond. This is a fairly spacious restaurant with a pleasant quiet atmosphere, not too crowded, filled with soft music. The staff is very courtuous, friendly and professional. The menu is a mixed of American and European taste (Switzerland). The lunch is served and presented nicely like a "restaurant", not fastfood way.... More 

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Richmond, Texas
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

My daughter and I went for a Saturday lunch to Karl's at the Riverbend. I had the Pork Schnitzel which was served with red cabbage and rice pilaf. The pork was crispy and crunchy on the outside, but melt in your mouth tender on the inside. The red cabbage was sweet and tangy at the same time. My daughter had... More 

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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We have been here a couple times. The first time we cut them some slack for slow service because they had just reopened. We tried again. Atmosphere is average for strip center dining. Wait staff is super nice, but not too responsive. Prices are upscale and food is mid-scale for a nicer restaurant. I have had both the steak and... More 

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Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Green beans almandine were luby's cafeteria CANNED. Pork chop w apples was dry and bland. Linguini w veggies were BOTTOM. Thick broccoli and asparagus stalks, instead of zucchini and yellow squash as described. Definitely not worth the $60 for 2 entrees and 2 glasses of wine.

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Houston, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

There seem to be fewer and fewer good restaurants who do a Sunday Lunch Buffet. We have traveled out to Karl's long before the closure of the former place of business and now again to the newly location. It's a 40 minute drive for us, but well worth it for the great BUFFET and the close knit feeling one grows... More 

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Richmond
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

We went to Karl's this week. We waited 50 mins for our main course of steaks. I am so disappointed in their service quality. When it was brought to our server's attention. They only response was "well we're not fast here". At that point I asked for a to go box. We used to go to the old location &... More 

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Fulshear, Texas
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The food was excellent, but the service was slow, but we take that into consideration with new staff. We waited awhile for our drinks, then at least 1 1/2 hours for our food. Then it took a long time to get our check. We have been going to Karls since his first restaurant was Quail Hollow Inn. Of course we... More 

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Houston, Texas, USA
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This memorable place has reopened at last as Karl's Restaurant and Bar in Richmond, Texas. Sadly, the formerly delightful experience has degraded. The service was amazingly slow: 1 hr and 45 minuets to receive our food. And it only got worse. What was the best steak in our experience in South Texas had morphed into a gristly, fatty piece of... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

After more than a years wait Karls returns. New location, same wonderful staff and one or the best places for Sunday brunch.

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is a very good place to eat. We ate at the old location last year or so and the restaurant was quiet and the food was good. The "when" did we visit date will be approximate.

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Additional Information about Karl's at the Riverbend

Address: 5011 Fm 723 Rd, Richmond, TX 77406-8707
Phone Number: 281-238-9300
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Richmond
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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