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Barnaby's Cafe

414 W Gray St, 801 Congress, Houston, TX 77019-4443
+1 713-522-8898
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (23 reviews)
“fries” (27 reviews)
“meatloaf” (10 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
414 W Gray St, 801 Congress, Houston, TX 77019-4443
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful brunch.. food was good, large portions and friendly service. Barnaby’s travels around the world are memorialized in paintings 😀 Barnaby is an olde English sheepdog. Great local eatery!!

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Barnaby’s is a local chain of restaurants in Houston. The one on west gray is not the original one but it’s one of the best in my opinion. Plenty of free parking available in their lot. The restaurant menu has something for everybody but be...More

Thank Ciahasher
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Based on Trip Advisor reviews for food and kid friendly atmosphere, my wife and I took our grandkids here for an early dinner after a downtown event. Positives: relaxing atmosphere (kids loved the story behind the name), prompt service, ice cold beer, kids loved their...More

Thank texasjtr
Reviewed 17 October 2017

New wave cafe, separate large drink, beer, drink menu. Table service, outside, with fans at most locations. Fun, food, interesting menu, lots of different type styles, graphics, etc., Style in most of the stores is industrial.

Thank Pepperjackm
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Ordered a salad and its gigantic, had to take some of it home in a box. They can get crowded quick on the weekends. They do have outdoor seating too if you want to bring your dog. Great place to bring the family or meet...More

Thank Alison R
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I went here with friends after doing the Houston Escape Hunt. They quickly sat eight of us and the menu has an excellent variety of salads, sandwiches, burgers, appetizers, lasagna and desserts. The service is fast and polite and the food is good. The portions...More

Thank John Z
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Crazy menu. If you want to know the description of a dish, you must get on your iPhone and google their website. Not a big deal if you have your phone with you. Outside is a nice place to sit because the inside is freezing....More

Thank Koi777
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We visited the Barnaby's on Gray Street and really enjoyed our good meals that were a great value (huge plates of food.) Hubby loved his steak and I had enough meatloaf to fill me up AND another person. The meatloaf was topped with an Italian...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Recommended by our hotel (JW Marriott Downtown) for breakfast and they were so right! We visited the Midtown location. The atmosphere is fun, the food is delicious and the service is great! We were a party of 7 (4 adults and 3 children) and were...More

Thank pkgsmith
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Visiting Houston for the first time, I sought places popular with the locals. A friend who lives in the Montrose area brought me to Barnaby's Gray St. location for lunch; it’s one of his faves. What a delightful spot! Perhaps because the staff recognized my...More

Thank FoodFight101
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12 January 2018|
Response from Linda C | Reviewed this property |
When I called they said reservations weren't necessary. They were right as we were seated immediately. Their number was 713-520-5131. When you order, expect BIG servings!
damien c
31 January 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 414 W Gray St, 801 Congress, Houston, TX 77019-4443
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Neartown/ Montrose
  • Neighbourhood: Neartown/ Montrose
  • Phone Number: +1 713-522-8898
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