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Esther's Cajun Cafe Soul Food

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#511 of 1,217 American in Houston
#1,018 of 4,798 Restaurants in Houston
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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $15
CUISINES
American, Cajun & Creole, Cafe, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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CLASSIC COMBOS‎
Served with rice, two sides, and cornbread (served daily)
Oxtails
13.79
Smothered Peppered Steak
11.99
Smothered Pork Chop
11.79
Garlic Roasted Baked Chicken
10.99
MANAGER'S SPECIALS‎
Served with rice, two sides, and cornbread
Blackened Catfish
Served Tuesday and Wednesday
13.89
Meatloaf
Served Wednesday
10.99
Cheesy Chicken Spaghetti
Served Wednesday and Thursday (2 sides)
11.99
Fried Chicken
Served Friday (3 dark or 2 white)
11.99
Cajun Penne Pasta
Served Friday and Saturday (2 sides)
13.99
Fried Fish
Served Friday and Saturday (2 sides)
12.89
Shrimp and Crawfish Etouffee
Served Friday and Saturday
13.89
Chicken and Dumplings
Served Saturday (2 sides)
12.29
Cajun Chitterlings
Served Sunday (2 sides)
13.99
COOKED-TO-ORDER‎
Monday-Fridays
Esther's Chicken-N-Waffles
Served w/sweet potato syrup
13.79
Cajun Peppered Steak Burger
Steak patty on toasted bun w / lettuce, tomato, onions, cheese, and Esther’s sauce served with cajun fries
10.79
Fried Pork Chop-N-Grits
12.59
Fried Fish-N-Grits
12.59
Fried Chicken-N-Grits
12.59
DESSERTS‎
Peach Cobbler
3.29
Tea Cakes
5.00
Chocolate Cake
3.59
Chocolate Chip and Pecan Cookies
5.00
Banana Pudding
5.00
Italian Cream Cheese Cake
Topped with your choice of pecans, strawberries, caramel, or chocolate syrup (for an additional cost)
3.59
DRINKS‎
Raspberry Tea
Regular1.99
Large 2.99
Peach Tea
Regular1.99
Large 2.99
Lemonade
Regular1.99
Large 2.99
Black Cherry Kool-Aid
Regular1.99
Large 2.99
Coca Cola
1.99
Sprite
1.99
Diet Coke
1.99
A LA CARTE‎
Oxtails
9.59
Peppered Steak
5.59
Smothered Pork Chop
6.29
Fried Fish
5.59
Meatloaf
6.29
Turkey Wings
9.59
Baked Chicken
Dark2.59
White3.59
Fried Chicken
Dark2.59
White3.59
Chicken Spaghetti
Small5.00
Medium8.00
Large11.00
Chicken and Dumplings
Small5.00
Medium8.00
Large11.00
SIDES‎
Black-Eyed Peas
2.79
Broccoli Rice and Cheese
3.29
Cabbage
2.79
Candied Yams
3.29
Corn
2.79
Cornbread Dressing
4.00
Green Beans
2.79
Mac N Cheese
3.29
Mustard Greens
3.29
Okra, Sausage and Shrimp
4.00
KID COMBOS‎
1 Baked Chicken (Dark) W/2 Sides
8.59
1 Peppered Steak W/2 Sides
8.59
1 Fried Chicken W/2 Sides
8.59
CAJUN FRIDAY & SATURDAY SPECIALS‎
Gumbo Combo
Served with med. Gumbo and fried fish fillet
13.79
Pasta Combo
Served with med. Pasta and fried fish fillet
13.79
Etouffee Combo
Served with med. Etouffee and fried fish fillet
13.79
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

First of all, the prices here are toooo high (Mikki's Souldfood Cafe: Greenspoint - where are you when I need you). Attention customers: please check your receipts because you may be getting overcharged. I was charged for 2 oxtails plate when I ordered...oxtails and garlic...More

Date of visit: April 2019
2  Thank horriblecustserv
Reviewed January 22, 2019 via mobile

We decided to take a chance to see if they still had some decent food almost closing time on a Sunday... To our surprise they had food & it was as always on point. The staff was friendly & funny. The restaurant was clean &...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank duch319
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Best service and food in Houston. I'm from Dallas and had a friend visiting from DC. He found this company online so we took a chance and definitely weren't disappointed. Service was an added bonus!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Juliandozier
Reviewed September 17, 2018

*This review is for their new Brunch location on Pinemont* Had extremely high hopes for this place. Came here for Sunday Brunch today and the first thing you notice is that the establishment is extremely small. We didn't let this deter us. We stood around...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Brian A
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

I had the vegetable plate because I’m vegetarian, but all the food contained meat and was very sweet. My husband who is not vegetarian had the meatloaf, red beans and rice and greens. He said the greens was disgusting however the red beans and rice...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Kaylas D
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Ok... as a traveling RN ... fast food is a daily thing. While in Houston, a couple of my nurses told me about this restaurant and how they cooked home like meals!! Well... I decided to give it a try. Upon arrival... I wanted to...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank acdequincy
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

This is possibly my favorite soul food spot in Houston. It is kinda a whole in the wall. The restaurant is very clean, and the service is great. They always have a great selection on the hot line. I always get the oxtails. The oxtails...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank SimplySam03
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

When I first pulled up, I thought hole in the wall the food is going to be amazing! I was not disappointed in the least, you get a warm welcome when you walk thru the doors. Didn't like the fact that the food was already...More

Date of visit: June 2017
1  Thank bevsensualparty
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

My niece introduced this restaurant to me recently when we had lunch together. She stated that she learned of it through her Uber eats app. Great soul food restaurant with a very nice dining area. I love the big high dining tables. The food looked...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Zsadj
Reviewed January 1, 2017

We were looking for a good soul food place to eat on our short stay in Houston. We were not disappointed with Esther's. You walk in and place your order at the short cafeteria style counter. When we arrived there were about 30-40 people in...More

Date of visit: January 2017
1  Thank travelinpretzel
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