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Karl's at the Riverbend

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5011 Fm 723 Rd, Richmond, TX 77406-8707
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thu - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Karl's was an institution with great home style german, Bavarian food. I am sorry he has closed and hope he enjoys a well deserved retirement. However, if he does come back, let us know!!

Thank comido2015
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

Karl's is right by my house. They have sadly now closed their doors. They were a lovely restaurant. Karl was "famous" for his German cuisine, but they just couldn't sustain at their new location and closed their doors.

Thank lkd1108
Richmond, Texas
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Riverbend location was torn down and he moved to a strip center on Hwy 359. But sadly, that location only lasted 1 yr. As of April 30, 2015 he no longer has a restaurant in Richmond.

1 Thank Karen N
Houston, Texas
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

My wife and I met a few Canadian friends this past Sunday at Karl's for brunch. Overall, the staff were very attentive and helpful. The food was very good - tasty, well presented, plentiful and varied. While we didn't partake in the champagne brunch, it was tempting. I especially liked the fresh fruit for desert. However, a good selection of... More 

Thank Jerry_Carolyn
Sugar Land, Texas
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

just came back today ( Mar 1st , 2015 ) from the Excellent Sunday Buffet 11-2 pm ! Superbly Done ,... a slew of Hot Dishs of everything from ; *Braised Lamb Shanks - That Fall off the Bone Tender *Shrimp Etouffee - Very Tasty over their yellow rice Venison Stew - A little peppery for me but Made with... More 

1 Thank Richard D
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67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My husband and I visited Karl's Restaurant and Bar, the new name of the re-opened restaurant, for a Valentine's Day lunch. It's now located in a strip retail building, so the ambiance is not quite the same as the previous restaurant. However, it was bright and comfortable with forest scene murals. Service was attentive and accommodating. Although wienerschnitzel is not... More 

1 Thank PanNan
Katy, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We finally tried this place last night for dinner and so glad that we did! The Atkins menu was a real treat for me and my wife. The filet mignon with goat cheese was awesome. We also enjoyed the trout almondine, pan seared scallops and my daughter, who is not a low carber, loved her fettuccine alfredo. Topped off the... More 

1 Thank Jack P
Sugar Land, Texas
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66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

Karl's is a nice, relaxing place to eat. We could actually have a conversation! which is a rarity these days without paying mucho dinero. They serve game to eat. I had the trout almondine which was good but not the best I have eaten but is a good price. My husband had the Chicken Bob which he enjoyed. They have... More 

1 Thank Linda B
Richmond, Texas, USA
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137 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Ordered chicken fried chicken from the neighborhood menu, and it was terrible. Swimming in gravy, and too much breading with little chicken. The salad was iceberg lettuce. The baked potato was good and so were the rolls, but we will never go back. I also found the waitress very curt

1 Thank priluc
Sugar Land, Texas
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459 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

A beautiful new restaurant for Karl and Susie with the same delicious food, drink and desserts. Very relaxing atmosphere at a very reasonable price.

Thank Dianne W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5011 Fm 723 Rd, Richmond, TX 77406-8707
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 281-238-9300

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