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“I would go any day any time”
Review of Mkt Bar

Mkt Bar
Ranked #50 of 8,206 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $18
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Description: In the heart of Downtown, MKT BAR (short for Market Bar) is a global gastropub within walking distance of many of Houston’s favorite attractions and entertainment venues including Discovery Green, the George R. Brown Convention Center, Toyota Center and Minute Maid Park. There’s something for everyone from live music showcasing popular Houston-area acts and national stars to local art exhibits and family-friendly events. Award-winning American cuisine with an international twist includes generous family-style portions of classics and comfort food, perfect for sharing. A thoughtful beverage selection features craft beer including local brews, a worldly wine list, sangria and wine-based cocktails.
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“I would go any day any time”
Reviewed December 1, 2012

This is incredible food. Mostly Mediterranean in all its glory but also American. You can drop by for lunch, shop at the Market place or the deli. Try kefalogravriera (unusual sharp Greek cheese), freshly grated on pasta. Buy the cheese bread for breakfast or snack. Famous gyro. Fresh and healthy cucumber salad. Everything is excellent.

Visited November 2012
Thank Lilian W
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  • English first
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  • Turkish first
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English first
Rapid City, South Dakota
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120 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Fun food varieties”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Phoenicia has a varied selection of foods that I cannot find in my midwest grocery stores. I picked up some British tea and spices that taste great and are reasonably priced. The food is tasty and fresh.

Visited June 2012
1 Thank plains16
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Orlando, FL
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164 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Amazing treat”
Reviewed October 25, 2012 via mobile

After a day of business meetings I slipped into what I thought was a supermarket to instead find a dining treasure. Yes it was a boutique supermarket but with incredible selection of Greek food that was some of the best I have ever had. For under $10 you can grab a huge meal, a soft drink from the cooler and enjoy it in one of their many tables as you walk in. Wow the Lamb shank was out of this world and a total treat. Don't be fooled into thinking great food must be eaten on a linen table at outrageous prices. This is definitely a must eat at location.

1 Thank Paul B
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New York City, New York
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Don't miss it @ Houston”
Reviewed August 25, 2012

The market bar has nightly specials- cheap, delicious food. But more than that- its' FUN! It's part of the Phoenicia Grocery Market- which has great food, drinks, and international food favorites to go. YUM YUM . Only 2 blocks from the convention center- a block from the park. Do yourself a favor and go- you'll love it

Visited June 2012
1 Thank passportandgo
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Carlsbad, CA
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Excellent Food & Drinks for All”
Reviewed August 14, 2012

Are you a vegetarian, vegan, gluten free or no specialty? This is the place for everyone. They have a cafeteria style service bar serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Watch and smell the homemade pitas as they float down the conveyor belt. Do you want to have a picnic in the Discovery Green? Make your basket here. Do you want a healthy breakfast, lunch or dinner that is different than the normal hotel or restaurant food, this is the place for you.

Visited May 2012
2 Thank SDLocal
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