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Hearsay

#143 of 7,051 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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218 Travis St, Historic Market Square, Houston, TX 77002-1717 (Congress)
+1 713-225-8079
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Today
11:00 - 02:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Crewkerne, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Good Cocktails and food was nice. Service a little slow but to be fair they were pretty busy. Friendly though. Chicken nachos were lovely but soooo big!

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Thank chickpea76
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere at the Hearsay Gastro Lounge was brilliant. I loved the high ceilings, the giant chandelier hanging in the middle, and the red brick walls. It was a place where vintage European architecture meets rustic and industrial decor. The food was pretty good. I enjoyed the ceviche although the chips were a little stale, and the steak fresco salad... More 

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Thank Fatma A
Austin, TX
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219 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two for lunch. The service was fine but the food was just OK. Spouse had caprese which was drowned in dressing also had the mushroom risotto which was good. I had the seafood risotto which has also good. Since these dishes came fairly quick to the table I suspect they were not made from scratch upon our order. The rice... More 

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Thank Sidewinder192
Crested Butte, Colorado
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184 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Go here, drink here before a game, after a game, late night - whatever - but, the food is terrible.... sorry guys - fish tacos are served in cold, rubbery, soaking wet tortillas with grocery store salsa on the side....

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Thank Andrew H
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of three planned to eat and drink here before the Adele concert. Food was very good and satisfying... we were hungry. I ordered the stuffed chicken breast with vegetables. Vegetables were firm and delicious and the goat cheese and spinach stuffed chicken breast was flavorful. Cocktails were good. Unfortunately there was a shortage of wait staff and bartenders... More 

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Thank Angela D
Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

My boyfriend and I visited Houston over Halloween weekend to celebrate our anniversary. On Halloween, we decided to go here for lunch and explore downtown before heading to the airport. I am a serious planner, so I had this restaurant scoped out months in advance on our itinerary. Ridiculous I know. So I had really high hopes for this! The... More 

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Thank Candice H
Houston, Texas
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140 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Attended a wedding rehearsal dinner held upstairs. Very small area but was somewhat secluded. It was uncomfortably warm upstairs made worse by the limited space. I had the salmon and many friends had steak. It was mediocre at best. It is an interesting building but I won't be returning.

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Thank YIISD
Pine Grove, Louisiana
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We met a friend here for diner. The service was great and food was excellent. You can spend an hour appreciating all of the time that went into decorating the place. I highly recommend reservations and use UBER I didn't see parking. The Tempura Lobster app is a must try!

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Thank HanknKristi1
St. Thomas
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

I was in Houston on Business (Restaurant Consultant) and went here for Breakfast/Brunch all four days I was in the city. Being in the industry I'm very picky about my reviews. What a great atmosphere and the staff was very friendly and balanced work with talking to you. I had the buttermilk fried chicken biscuit benedict everyday for brunch because... More 

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Thank rickywilliams189
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I ate here on our last night before heading back to UK. The food was perfect and a quirky cocktail menu complimented this. Our waiter Vincent gave us some great tips on some places to check out after our meal which meant we had a wonderful last night in the city.

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Thank EatOutOften21

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Travis St, Historic Market Square, Houston, TX 77002-1717
    (Congress)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-225-8079

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