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Shade - CLOSED

250 W 19th St, Houston, TX 77008-4010
+1 713-863-7500
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“quiche” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
250 W 19th St, Houston, TX 77008-4010
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51 - 60 of 117 reviews

Reviewed October 20, 2014

We have eaten at Shade once or twice a month for the last few years. In the past couple of months we have seen a gradual decrease in the quality of food and service, reaching a nadir today. The positive first. The complimentary bread was...More

1  Thank ObLaDiObLaDa
Reviewed October 5, 2014

Turned up without a reservation on a Saturday evening at about 20:30 and were seated, although wouldn't say this is a particularly child friendly place. Greeted by two women on the door, one of whom seemed to be dressed like a hooker and had a...More

Thank TwoRoflers
Reviewed September 12, 2014

Our first day in Houston & our son (& family) took us to Shades for a brunch. Excellent cocktails - particularly good Bloody Mary with a stuffed olive & pickled onion; my wife enjoyed a Mimosa. The food was excellent from Po Boys to eggs...More

Thank UNool
Reviewed August 25, 2014

Food is always good. We came in late and just sat at the bar. The snapper and the lamb are great. And try whatever soup they have. It is always inventive and good.

Thank Ann_Robison
Reviewed August 19, 2014

Judging from the other reviews, maybe we were just there on an off-night. The service, atmosphere, and menu were good, but the food was only average. We probably will give them another chance.

Thank D T
Reviewed August 11, 2014

We visited Shades a few weeks ago for the first time. The food was delicious and our waiter was outstanding. Unfortunately, the acoustics in the restaurant don't make for very good conversation. We will certainly eat here again, but we will try to make it...More

Thank Judy S
Reviewed August 4, 2014

I have been a long time customer of Shade for over 10 years. I have came as a couple and also to meet friends. To me Shade is one of my favorite Houston restaurants. To start, it is on a very quaint section of 19th...More

Thank Texan127
Reviewed July 22, 2014

I have eaten here numerous times over the past 10 years, with my most recent visit being this past Sunday. My husband and I are always looking for nice places to eat after church; and Shade is one of our favorites. They open at 9:00am...More

Thank CD-HouTx
Reviewed June 17, 2014

Great food and service. The Salad Nicoise is made with quail eggs, makes an interesting combination. Highly recommend.

Thank satorotas
Reviewed June 16, 2014

I've returned to Shade several times now and can say it's consistent. Other than high ceilings the interior is pleasant but nothing special, but the visuals are not the priority--the food and drink are, and I've been pleasantly surprised or even amazed every time I've...More

Thank Kiyoshi T
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$21 - $40
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 W 19th St, Houston, TX 77008-4010
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Greater Heights
  • Neighborhood: Greater Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 713-863-7500
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