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Phoenicia Specialty Foods

1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010-3005
+1 832-360-2222
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“specialty foods” (66 reviews)
“shawarma” (47 reviews)
“baklava” (45 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010-3005
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Certifiably authentic Middle Eastern food is what you get in their prepared food area. The lamb shank is delicious and tender; hummus and baba ghanoush are like their grandmother must have made. Falafel? They'll cook it up fresh for you! And you can wrap it...More

Thank wordsmith2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous food selection. Free parking. Nice atmosphere in dining area. A great place for lunch, dinner or to pick up a prepared meal. Try it!

Thank AnneEG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oh how I love Phoenicia. Do not think of this as a “specialty” grocer. While you absolutely can find a broad range of middle eastern foods, you can also find interesting versions of EVERYTHING you’d find in any good high end grocery store. Endless selection...More

Thank festusbodine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

not a lot of grocery stores on the hotel area around the convention centre but this is good in a pinch. Specialty foods mostly with a freshly prepared food bar - both hot and cold.

Thank Familyfun1_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing shawarmas, truly Mediterranean . Delicious dolmas and dates. Incredible tea variety and excellent prices

Thank Alejandra7369
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten here numerous times for lunch and keep coming back. I'll focus my review on the supermarket, since that's where I always eat. The market is immaculately clean with an amazing selection of groceries from the Mid East, Europe and around the world. Theere's...More

Thank jy8s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this location close to work. The bakery section has amazing fresh pastries. They have a wide range of cheeses as well as wines. If you need something quick for lunch they have an amazing array of food choices.

Thank 237yolandaa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We moved into One Park Place, Houston, knowing very well that Phoenicia was the supermarket for us. Spices, Nuts, Cheeses, Chocolates, Fresh Grocery, Speciality foods from around the world, Meat Deli, International Wines, Fresh Coffee and Hot food deli's and to top it off Market...More

Thank Rob A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been shopping here since the 1980's. And they have grown into a huge market, that is adventure to go to! I think it is so much fun to experience all they offer. Their bakery is awesome, as is their deli. Their prices are...More

Thank CD-HouTx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of hot and cold dishes to choose from and available for an early lunch. Hot quiches from the bakery and beautiful cakes, try looking and not eating one, impossible :). 1300 very busy when downtown offices have their break.

Thank Chris B
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June 4, 2017|
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Response from Traveling007Texan | Reviewed this property |
The answer is yes. There are stairs but an elevator is available. Some of the rows are narrow but you should be able to get along fine. The employees are very helpful and will assist you with anything you may need.
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April 18, 2017|
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Response from Adultfamily | Reviewed this property |
In deli department, you can select items and there is seating to eat at the store.
Rock Z
December 19, 2016|
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Response from Glen S | Reviewed this property |
The building has a parking garage and they have free parking. You must park in the designated areas for Phonecia. Its well marked and should not be a problem. You can also park on the street but you may have to feed the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010-3005
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 832-360-2222
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