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Barnaby's Cafe

#64 of 6,987 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
Neartown/ Montrose
American, Cafe, Diner
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414 W Gray St, 801 Congress, Houston, TX 77019-4443
(713) 522-8898
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Houston, Texas
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was meeting someone for lunch and wanted to try something new. I made the decision based on the reviews. I got there around 12:30 and was able to park in the back lot. Parking is limited, but I think that is pretty much the case for most restaurants in the area. I was not overly impressed with the service,... More 

Thank PrissyKim
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff is very nice and the kids get always some paper and color pencils to spend the time until the food arrives. The food taste great and the portions are big enough so we always bring something home. The parking is the only point where it gets tricky, sometimes it is nearly impossible to get any spot in the... More 

Thank Raul S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Best fries in town! The cheeseburger is heaven... Such a great neighborhood vibe and even if you have to wait it's worth it.

Thank NayDesign
Galveston, Texas
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the bacon waffles! I have been to the one downtown and in midtown. Staff is friendly and the food is wonderful! Highly recommended!!

Thank Cayman19
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370 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in on a rainy Saturday night. The parking is an issue but once you manage to get in, it is well worth it. The service is quick and friendly. The waffel fries with blue cheese are great. The pork chops are flavorful, well prepared and generous. They are marinated in garlic and ginger, served with pineapple and fries. I... More 

Thank roxiekay
Houston, Texas
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food selection and terrific service at Barnaby's was delightful. The salads are wonderful and huge. The choices and favors of the comfort foods, including chicken pot stickers, are some if the best. Service was prompt and friendly, and the prices are reasonable. I highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank jswflights
Houston, Texas
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140 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My department went to lunch at Barneys. The food was good. Server was friendly/ we all had a great time. This Barrneys is located on Congress Street. There is one on West Gray Street as well. Parking can be challenging but not a major problem. The hamburgers are great and the salads are hug. You can get a smaller salad... More 

Thank Traveling_Lady_2004
Dallas, Texas
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am an avid animal lover and especially canines. When I searched for a breakfast establishment with good reviews this one came up. The mention of canine sent me their way to dine. Upon arrival, sure enough, happy diners even the four legged kind on the patio. We were seated promptly inside by friendly host. The coffee was very good... More 

Thank JJarrell1320
Orlando, Florida
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for lunch with a small group. Everything we tried was great. The Lebanese salad was great but huge! The burgers looked amazing! And they have sweet potato fries. We didn't get to try the desserts but they looked great! Highly recommend this place. Also there are 2 locations, this one is much bigger.

Thank Jessica J
Houston, Texas
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150 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped in for lunch with a friend. I had not been in while although I've been twice before over a many year span. It was packed! We found a table and order. Service was timely. My friend had a salad (forgot which one) and I had the Falafel Salad. I could not believe the size of this thing! I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 414 W Gray St, 801 Congress, Houston, TX 77019-4443
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Neartown/ Montrose
  • Neighborhood: Neartown/ Montrose
  • Phone Number: (713) 522-8898

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