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Cafe Piquet

#298 of 7,023 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
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5757 Bissonnet, Houston, TX 77401
(713) 664-1031
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We have been going to Café Piquet for years and it seems to get better daily. I love their scrumptious Food and Welcoming Service. I have enjoyed the Moros, Plantains, Pork, Calamari, Salad, etc. The Flan, Tres Leches, and the Sangria are the best I have ever had.

Thank tbtb12
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

I have visited many times and am never disappointed. The staff is so friendly and accomodating. The food is authentic Cuban through and through! Cafe Piquet is one of the few places we come to every single time we must travel to or through Houston.

Thank Stephanie D
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

I went there with some girlfriends and we all loved it! I have been several times before and was introducing them to it. No one disappointed- the food was delicious but I have to really compliment the service- it was outstanding! We will be back!

Thank Ellen G
Middletown, New York
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81 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

We had dinner here on Friday - March 4, 2016. It was our first visit here and we are very familiar with very good Cuban Food in Miami, Houston and New York City. This place is nice and simple, no fancy decorations and they are not needed. The food is what you should be visiting this establishment for and they... More 

Thank erikm313
Niwot, Colorado
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318 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Good food, reasonably priced with pleasant service. Try the Cuban Tamale, the flavors are well balanced and delicious. The shrimp creole was very good with a perfect blend of shrimp, vegies, spices and rice. We will be back

Thank Daniel G
Pinehurst, Texas
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224 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

Seven of us from work went....it had been 20+ years since I ventured across town. I had the masitias, black beans and rice, PLUS the large sampler. The food was outstanding and the service was far better than I thought since we were a rather large party. This location is worth the stop! It's casual dress, nice atmosphere and as... More 

Thank TOM A
Katy, Texas, United States
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182 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

We first went to Cafe Piquet in the late 1990's and loved it several times we tried it. Over the years we stopped going - too far to drive now that Katy has so many good restaurants but I was in the area today and stopped in for a lunch at the bar. Great service, excellent food, and nice atmosphere.... More 

Thank Kevin W
Houston, Texas
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84 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch. We ate a Rumba sampler. Alsoo had an empanada. Had 2 pork and one beef on the sampler. Also had boiled Yucca Which You Can have. Would like to have it more spicy. Atmosphere very nice. Would go back.

Thank Dano1946
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

This is my favorite place to eat in Houston. If you're looking to eat traditional food from Cuba, Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico this is definitely the place to go. They have everything from Ropa Vieja to Mofongo. And they also have the best "Cubano" sandwich in town. Don't get fooled by the area where it's located since it's not... More 

Thank Johandy U
Fort Worth, Texas
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Sunday day August 3, I was with my family's visit to the city of Houston, looking on the internet for a good Cuban restaurant there is me suggested the Cafe piquet. Once there I felt at home seeing me familiar with the names of dishes and drinks, but that surprise for me, not only were familiar names was the authentic... More 

Thank ramajo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5757 Bissonnet, Houston, TX 77401
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: (713) 664-1031

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