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Mkt Bar

1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010-3005
+1 832-360-2222
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“gelato” (12 reviews)
“sliders” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010-3005
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Reviewed yesterday

After a baseball game we where looking for a place to eat something, this bar had free parking in the street, ordered two different pizzas and imported beers, taste and service was great.

Thank Carlos G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Market bar is a good place to go for a beer and listen to some live music. We also ate there and found the food pretty good.

Thank mark g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the food. It was delicious and in large quantity. Service was great. The place is fun and inspiring

Thank Hassan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this little hidden place, it had a great atmosphere and the wine was a good price! It's good for a relaxed drink with friends and has a variety of food 'bars'. It wasn't too busy when we went so we sat at the...More

Thank nread
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here with my husband during happy hour. This place has a great vibe - good for people and families of all ages. Great food and happy hour specials. Live music is a plus. Give their Queso with pita chips a try - it was...More

Thank Love2Travel26x2
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Ate at this bar twice during my eight day business trip in Houston. It's in close proximity/walking distance from downtown hotels. The food is fresh and good!! The second trip I came back just for the Gelato. The staff was friendly and dealt with any...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

My group of 4 four went to the MKT Bar last night before a concert. We arrived at 6:00pm and didn't get our first drink until 6:30pm. We ordered an appetizer and two of their specials. All of the food, finally, came out at 7:00pm....More

Thank Nicole W
Haig T, Manager at Mkt Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you so much for reaching out to us. We appreciate you taking the time to put a review together about your experience and apologize that it was less than favorable. Please know that we have much higher expectations for our staff and will work...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

It's a very cool and hip place. Excellent service and great music. Don't miss out the Steak Tuesdays!

Thank Tafart
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We loved the atmosphere at this place. It's loud and busy but there was live music and people didn't seem to mind the noise. It wasn't a fast place to eat but didn't take a long time either. I'd say it was an average wait....More

Thank MelEast76
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Visiting Houston for the first time, we sought places popular with the locals. After reading the accolades about MKT Bar, located inside Phoenicia Foods, we were curious to experience it for ourselves. On this Sunday evening, oddly enough, the funky space was packed with millennials...More

Thank FoodFight101
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Nearby Attractions
Minute Maid Park
2,431 reviews
.64 km away
Discovery Green
679 reviews
.21 km away
Toyota Center
680 reviews
.39 km away
George R. Brown Convention Center
299 reviews
.32 km away
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3 July 2015|
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Response from MelEast76 |
There are parking meters right in front of the entrance and cars are parked there. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010-3005
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 832-360-2222
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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