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Houston Street Bistro

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204 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1815
210-476-8600
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Waiter and a Nice Place to People Watch

The Restaurant was about to close when we got there, and there were only a few remaining available selections from the menu, but the food we were able to get was very good, the wine selection was very good and our waiter was wonderful and very attentive. We even got to watch the SAPD arrest a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2016
rcarroll16
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Howell, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a charming place for excellent food and service! Sit inside or out...Great place to people watch! The Shrimp Scampi was terrific and the Pork chop dinner was equally as good. If ever we visit San Antonio again, this restaurant is a definite re-visit!

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Thank Sandy R
Kerrville, Texas
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious and the service was very good. Very enjoyable dinner. Super convenient to majestic theatre

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Thank rharriss
Mexico City, Mexico
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90 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Loved the food and the service. We ordered a great salad with lobsters, some excelent soup and some chicken as the main course. Everything was excelent so we will be back.

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Thank mab333
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

The Restaurant was about to close when we got there, and there were only a few remaining available selections from the menu, but the food we were able to get was very good, the wine selection was very good and our waiter was wonderful and very attentive. We even got to watch the SAPD arrest a homeless man right near... More 

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Thank rcarroll16
Saskatchewan, Canada
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Houston Street Bistro treated our family with a wonderful meal on a busy New Year's Eve. Our waitress, Suzy, was absolutely outstanding and our meal was perfection. I highly recommend the filet mignon! Location was very convenient as well, located just two blocks from the St Anthony hotel.

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Thank Sasky123
San Antonio, Texas
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

I had an event to produce and wanted a quick bite to eat. When I walked in I was totally surprised with their establishment, menu and cost! A definite plus in the middle od tourism land!

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Thank MrRitmo
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

We had a weekday lunch here and it's absolutely amazing!!!!!! We've eaten at the MOH before and I liked this Bistro much better. My husband, infant, and I ate outside and I will warn that we had to battle a bee a few times. The food was more delicious than we've had in quite some time, and it was cheaper... More 

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Thank Mrsthibo
Mackinaw City, Michigan
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

We had lunch here with excellent food and service. The salmon was exceptional as well as the pasta. The staff are very friendly and provide a lot of information about the area.

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Thank jelemans
Boston, Massachusetts
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121 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

The restaurant was empty at about 7:30 PM, due to the exodus of the theatre crowd (I think). The food was good, service good, though the wait staff was a bit loud as I was the only person in the restaurant. Limited wine selection (for a purported bistro), but decent.

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Thank JPC_TP
East Granby, Connecticut
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Had the thai beef flatbread. Flavorful. I was staying at the hotel and got in late otherwise I wouldn't have stopped in.

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Thank Lisa518

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 204 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1815
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 210-476-8600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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