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Bistro Lancaster

701 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002-2712
+1 713-228-9502
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab cakes” (17 reviews)
“sea bass” (7 reviews)
“salad” (13 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
701 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002-2712
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Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

We dined here before our show at the Alley theater. We were staying at the Hotel and chose mainly for the convenience. The dining room is small but nice. The staff is efficient and friendly. My wife and I both ordered crab cakes and salads....More

Thank staceyrph90
Reviewed October 29, 2016

The crab cakes and sea bass were outstanding. Bob the Bartender gave great descriptions and recommendations.

Thank Martha W
Reviewed October 2, 2016

We had a lovely dinner with friends before heading to the Alley Theater. Service and food was excellent and par for the course. Nice to be able to valet park and walk across the street to the theater, as well.

Thank William D
Reviewed September 17, 2016

My wife, son and mother-in-law stopped here today before an afternoon matinee at the Alley Theatre. We were not disappointed! The food and service were excellent. It is on the pricey side, but I didn't walk out feeling like we didn't get our money's worth....More

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed September 16, 2016

This is a convenient restaurant when you stay at The Lancaster because there aren't many decent choices downtown. Be prepared, however, for runaway prices. My meal - salmon - overcooked - was mediocre.

Thank William B
Reviewed September 14, 2016

If attending the Jones Hall, try the Bistro Lancaster for dessert and a nightcap after, fabulous and tasty too!

Thank Mausy_13
Reviewed August 26, 2016

Great food and the best bartenders in town. Jeff and Bob. You can't go wrong as a pre-theatre stop for dinner or a cocktail.

Thank Shelley S
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Had a very nice dinner with friends before heading across the street to the Alley Theater. Nice wine and cocktails. Excellent salmon dish. New simplified menu with excellent choices. More appetizers and salads for a lighter fare.

Thank William D
Reviewed August 11, 2016

love it for lunch, wedge salad is always perfect and soups pair well. everything is great staff is attentive. great for a business lunch or dinner.

Thank Barry S
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Their crabcakes are amazing!!! Service is lovely. I enjoy eating there at least once every visit I make to Houston and the Lancaster.

Thank Deanne_from_NY
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April 29, 2018|
Response from LancasterManagement | Property representative |
We have been closed since hurricane Harvey. We are scheduled to reopen in early September.
Patrick J
May 17, 2017|
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Response from LancasterManagement | Property representative |
Yes, business casual is fine. See you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002-2712
  • Public Transportation: Houston Metro Light Rail
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-228-9502
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  • This restaurant is at The Lancaster Hotel
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