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1928 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005-1645
+1 713-524-0201
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  • Very good18%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Cafe, Deli
$$ - $$$
1928 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005-1645
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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

We loved this place - full of locals, keen to eat well in a relaxed and comfortable cafe. The sandwich menu and soup menu are full of great options; the salad variety makes this place worth considering as a repeat visit option. The roast beef...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed November 26, 2017

This is a cute lunch spot near Rice University. They have indoor picnic style tables for lunch or they will pack up a "picnic box lunch" for you to take to the park. This includes a sandwich, cookie, chips and fruit. Their chocolate chip cookies...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Neighborhood standard near Rice University and the vast Houston Medical Center. If your tired of the restaurant atmosphere and would enjoy a great lunch, Picnic is you place. Fresh and fun

Date of visit: September 2017
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

Nothing fancy about this place. Got a picnic-style sandwich. It was made fresh and fast. Only issue I had was seemed kind of small for the price I paid. Other than that, the food was quality and fresh.

Date of visit: July 2017
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Great place to relax and have a great sandwich with a pretty damn good cookie. The simple cuisine, makes choosing your meal a breeze. Great bread makes a great sandwich filled with quality meats.

Date of visit: July 2017
Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Went here for a coffee with my wife. She ordered a cappuccino and I ordered an espresso. My wife's drink was almost all milk with almost no foam and my espresso was like watered down diner coffee because he didn't tamp the grounds. I went...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Reviewed March 20, 2016

We discovered this little place on our way to the MFAH and popped in for lunch. When we arrived it wasn't very busy and we were able to order and receive our lunches quickly. The soup was excellent and both sandwiches (veggie & tuna salad)...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Reviewed February 8, 2016

Warning! The sourdough bread here is highly addictive. In the middle of the beautiful Houston Museum District, Picnic is surrounded by live oak-lined streets and lovely old and new contemporary homes. Lots of options for coffee and tea, freshly baked goods temptingly displayed, salads, soups...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Reviewed September 30, 2015

Nothing out of the ordinary but you can always expect quick service, great breads, and decent sandwiches. Parking is sometimes difficult.

Date of visit: November 2014
Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

My vegan girlfriend lives walking distance from picnic, and every so often we stop in for a salad or a sandwich.. the food always seems quite fresh, and I like the unpretentious decor. But, last weekend as I was finishing my turkey sandwich, a horrified...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1928 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005-1645
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > University Place
  • Neighborhood: University Place
  • Phone Number: +1 713-524-0201
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