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“Great lunch. ”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Mezza Grille

Mezza Grille
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Ranked #192 of 8,150 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $55
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Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 12 years after the debut of one of the best restaurants in Houston, Mezza Grille continues to push the envelope of flavors, innovation & style. Chef-owner Mike Tibi's vision for upscale new American cuisine, in a relaxed atmosphere, continues to be a destination for Houston's foodie community! One taste and you'll know why our guests say Mezza Grille serves the tastiest menu at one of the best restaurants in Houston. Our expansive menu is the perfect fusion of steakhouse favorites, and New American cuisine. The creative use of extra virgin olive oil and Mediterranean herbs and spices gives a unique flavor profile to our fire-grilled prime beef ribeye, all-natural chicken, and fresh seafood dishes. Combine them with our fresh, organic produce selection, and you get dishes so rich and savory it's easy to forget you're eating healthy! Make sure you save room for one of our delicious desserts! They're to die for! Our promise to you: fresh, clean, healthy, delicious meals made with lots of love, best & freshest ingredients available in the market with absolutely NO MSG's or any preservatives. Join us today for Lunch, Dinner or Happy Hour & experience an exquisite fusion of flavor!
Ottawa, Ontario
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great lunch. ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2013 via mobile

We were happy to find this top rated restaurant close to our hotel. There were four of us. We each ordered a different sandwich and none of us were disappointed. Highly recommended.

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Richmond, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Excellent find”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2013

We had to find a place near the Galleria in Houston and found this gem on the internet.
There are a lot of restaurants there - some way too expensive - so I looked at reviews and this place got exceptionally good ones.
The decor is not outstanding but the food and service are over the top.
Great, great restaurant. If you get a chance you should definitely choose Cafe Mezza!

  • Visited May 2013
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4 Thank joebou777
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Austin
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“wonderful!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2013

What can I say ... everything was just great. Our waiter 'Lou' was most helpful even though he was slammed with a table of about 15 just when we sat down to eat. The food was a little richer than we are used to in a 'Mediterranean' style restaurant but we enjoyed it none the less. Too many good things to mention them all but I will make a note about the hot tea. I usually don't order hot tea when dining out as the water is usually too cold for the tea to steep properly. Not so at Cafe Mezza. The water was hot, the cup was hot, the tea was of high quality, and our waiter even put a saucer on top to the cup to allow the tea to steep properly. Yes, I know, I'm going on about a tiny detail but everything at this place was of this quality. We will be back for sure next time we are in Houston. Boy the traffic in Houston is wild!

  • Visited April 2013
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6 Thank bobInAustinTexas
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Kemah, Texas
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“Try the mango chicken!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2013

We have had lunch twice at Cafe Mezza--had to go back today for the mango stuffed chicken breast. The name does not do justice to this small football sized whole chicken breast-- bursting with mozzarella, chopped mango, black beans and with a lucious sauce. Some of the entrees come in a smaller lunch portion (e.g., one lamb shank instead of two). Not sure how anyone needs to eat 2 lamb shanks. In any event, order the mango chicken breast and split it with someone, unless you have not eaten in several days-- it is huge. The complementary pita chips are different and very tasty. I can't picture ordering other menu items unless we are sharing-- my husband will only order the chicken, not even tempted by anything else.

  • Visited April 2013
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7 Thank Moli409
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Emmaus
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
“Great hummus, falafel, and baba ganouj”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2013

A great place, with wonderful hummus, falafels, and baba ganouj. Most of their food is not actually middle-eastern, but we were very happy with those few dishes that were available.

  • Visited January 2013
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