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“Awesome Restaurant in downtown Houston” 5 of 5 stars
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Cava Bistro
301 Main St, Houston, TX 77002-1810 (Downtown)
713-480-8508
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Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American, French, Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene
Neighborhood: Downtown
Houston
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Awesome Restaurant in downtown Houston”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2008

This small, intimate restaurant is amazing! From the cozy decor to the personable manager, to the waitstaff and bartenders who so obviously love their jobs, to the chef who truly understands food.

Cava Bistro is serves what they call Mediterranean food, but I think it's way more Melting-Pot American. Lamb chops, red snapper, gnocchi, pork tenderloin, risotto, steaks, leek tart, and on and on. The desserts are worth making room. The wine list is almost unending and the manager or waitstaff will be happy to offer suggestions.

There are so many restaurants in Houston, but this is one that stands out and shines brightly.

I went to one of their wine pairing dinners which was 5 courses. Talk about a memorable experience! The portions were perfect enough to enjoy the glass of wine but not big enough to fill up on. It was $60/pp and WELL worth every penny!

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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Amazing!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2008

I can't wait to go back!

My husband and I stumbled onto this wonderful little Bistro in the downtown area last summer.
When you walk in you immediately feel as if you are in a wine cellar- very cosy and romantic.

The food was awesome! Great steak- pollenta. Awesome wine selection. Great experience. I think we spent $100.00 for wine, drinks, dinner, apptetizer, entree & dessert. Great value.

Location: middle of downtown on main st. -very convenient especially if you stay at Hotel Icon!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2007

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Cypress, Texas
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“great place to eat downtown before a play, food is always good and service is great.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2007

great place to eat downtown before a play, food is always good and service is great.

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