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Barnaby's Cafe

#65 of 7,051 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neartown/ Montrose
American, Cafe, Diner
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414 W Gray St, 801 Congress, Houston, TX 77019-4443
+1 713-522-8898
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
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All hours
Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Houston, Texas
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

when i lived in montrose this was one of my regular places to eat. came downtown to see the bats come out from under the waugh street bridge and was thinkig of a place nearby to eat- i had a friend and my three kids with me and everyone wanted something different. barnabys came to mid and it was a... More 

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Thank fred s
Sarasota, Florida
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116 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose Barnaby's for an early breakfast in the Montrose area. From the outside, Barnaby's architecture and colors are really inviting. When you walk in, the decor is eclectic with an amazing ceiling. And the staff made us feel totally at home. Nina was especially helpful and patiently described about half a dozen items on the menu. We finally choose... More 

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Thank SarasotaBill
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62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

A great mix of food...even a lot of variety in vegetarian options. A must try is the spinach lasagna. Laid back atmosphere, reasonably priced and good service

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Thank Enna J
houston
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120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Ate here one Sunday morning after services. Great food and atmosphere here in fourth ward. Surrounded by a urban chic area and has a nice vibe. Plenty of parking and service was quick and efficient. The food was well portioned and all very fresh. Would definitely come back here again

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Thank VIEQUESBEACHBUM
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I went at Barnaby's with some friends and we were so impressed! Everything was so good and tasty! Staff are very friendly and funny....the service was fast too and portions were huge! I highly recommend it!

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Thank Anna G
La Porte, Texas
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

What a great place, great location. Service is absolutely GREAT, Scott is my favorite waiter. Breakfast is amazing, my fav is the Loks and Bagel plate, fresh squeezed OJ and organic coffee. Lunch fav is the Blue cheese burger, a must try. I come at least once a month.

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Thank Linda E
nc
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77 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Ate hear for lunch. Huge salads and great sandwiches. French dip was outstanding and the chopped salad was excellent. Beware salads are huge and could easily be shared with two people. Definitely worth trying.

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Thank travel_wm
Houston, Texas
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I was meeting someone for lunch and wanted to try something new. I made the decision based on the reviews. I got there around 12:30 and was able to park in the back lot. Parking is limited, but I think that is pretty much the case for most restaurants in the area. I was not overly impressed with the service,... More 

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Thank PrissyKim
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The staff is very nice and the kids get always some paper and color pencils to spend the time until the food arrives. The food taste great and the portions are big enough so we always bring something home. The parking is the only point where it gets tricky, sometimes it is nearly impossible to get any spot in the... More 

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Thank Raul S
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Best fries in town! The cheeseburger is heaven... Such a great neighborhood vibe and even if you have to wait it's worth it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?