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Mkt Bar

1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010-3005
+1 832-360-2222
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“steak special” (6 reviews)
“gelato” (12 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 24 April 2017

Went here with my coworkers during a business trip. The happy hour menu is great, apps for $5 and lots of beer selection from $3/$4. After happy hour ended, ordered a few more drinks, prices were still very reasonable! Also ordered the sliders, decent appetizer....More

Thank Ashley J
Reviewed 21 April 2017

My daughter and I ate dinner here, and the food was surprisingly good. Prices were reasonable as well. Much more than basic bar food, the menu included several interesting salads and pizzas, as well as main courses. My halibut was quite good.

Thank davemh333
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We arrived into town around 7:15, were looking for a bite to eat, so walked over from our hotel. I'm not sure what this place is supposed to be - there was a little stage in the corner for a guitar player, the seating was...More

Thank Dale P
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Really nice enviroment with live music with nice interior decoration and really good food. I tríed a stake a pizza and had sone Beer and everithing was increible.

Thank Rodrigo E
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

My colleagues and myself had a business gather up at this bar. We are still impressed with how comfortable we felt in MKT Bar! The start-ups had excellent presentation and even better taste (I recommend the charcuterie starter as well as the hummus)! They have...More

Thank Rodrigo P
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I stopped by for brunch on a Sunday at around 9:30 am. The server was very nice but everything took a while. Make sure you go when you have time to wait. I ordered a mimosa and waffle. The waffle was ok. I felt it...More

Thank sherimt1
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I tried this place out for lunch with a friend today. The plantain chips were a nice appetizer, and they have good craft beers to choose from, including flights if you can't decide on one to try. I got the kale salad with chicken for...More

Thank longhornjz
Reviewed 22 March 2017

When I had first heard of Phoenicia I had assumed it was a full restaurant, but that is incorrect. It initially reminded me more of a Whole Foods or Market Basket in that you purchase food inside of the market and then eat it at...More

Thank Tim J
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This gem is tucked into the Phoenician Market. You can get sandwiches and food to go in the market, or you can go a bit further down the sidewalk and get a bit different menu served to you. Our waiter, Benjamin, was delightful. The warm...More

Thank Lojeslj
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a great vibe. We listened to a bras band while dining. They weren't too loud , and we were sitting near them. The portions and prices were reasonable. My husband had the halibut and said it was one of the best he's...More

Thank FLBuckeye93
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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, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
2:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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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