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The Black Sheep Bistro

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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The Short version. Joe and I (Maria) moved to Houston in February of 2012. After a long weekend visit which we spent in The Woodlands in January of 2012, we decided to make a move, very spur of the moment. After returning from our visit, it only took a few days to decide to move. Eight days later, Joe packed his car armed with his chef knives, coats and bare necessities looking forward to a 3 day journey to Texas. We came down with no family ties, but with our families, no distance can keep us apart. So with their blessing, we were determined to make it work, and we did. I met Joe down here a month later with our dogs and a few belongings. Joe worked downtown as executive chef with the Mandola
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $36
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Mediterranean, Italian, Asian
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very small resturant that is not to be missed . Joe ( the cook / owner) and Marie ( his wife/ hostess/ eject); offer a unique experience . All the food is excellent, pasta/ steak/ etc). Service is personal and the owners love to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Fido28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really great evening, great food and wine, good friends and great service. The menu has changed since we were last there, and the new specials are as good or better than the old favorites . Good wines to accompany the food. Between us we...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ScubaDyver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wasn't that hungry so stopped by here for an app and a chat. Boy were we glad we did. Even though we ordered so little the service was excellent! We sat at the bar and the server treated us like we were the only customers...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank jyang1492
Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

We had a group of six and sat outside. We all had the special which was the gargonzola crusted ribeye. It was very good! Pros: Our waiter was great, the steaks were tender and cooked to perfection. The steaks were thick and juicy. Asparagus was...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank nedburfle
Reviewed March 31, 2019

Excellent wine menu. Great cozy spot for dinner. Our waiter was perfect -- very helpful, but not overbearing. He allowed us to try our wine before we ordered a glass. The food was delicious.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Adam S
Reviewed March 26, 2019

This place is in an old house deep in Old Town Spring. The food was wonderful! Off the radar, delicious and a great surprise! Lamb and blue cheese crusted pork chop were absolutely amazing.l

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank medwards569
Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

Ate here with two colleagues per another’s recommendation. We weren’t disappointed! My chicken Alfredo was delicious, fresh chicken, tasty sauce. One colleague loved her sliders, and the other had the larger Chilean Sea Bass. He really enjoyed it. It looked very fresh, larger size was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 273kevinf
Reviewed February 12, 2019

We enjoyed a superb dinner with a terrific wine. The wait for the dinner was not at all too long. Our server provided just the right amount of attention, not over bearing at all. The salmon and ravioli specials were terrific. We discovered this restaurant...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank racjumper69
Reviewed February 3, 2019

There were 6 of us - business dinner. The atmosphere was intimate and charming, and highly attentive service without being intrusive. Hard to say which was better, the food or the wine. Both excellent. We tried seafood, and amazing steaks. Portions were just right. Cannot...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank GranburyDeb
Reviewed December 16, 2018

My wife and I went recently for date night. The food was wonderful. We particularly enjoyed the rib appetizer. My wife remarked that she had never had such tender ribs before. The glaze was delicious! I tried the curried cauliflower soup - also delicious! The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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