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Carter & Cooley Company

Greater Heights
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375 W 19th St, Houston, TX 77008-3941
+1 713-864-3354
09:00 - 15:30
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Sun - Fri 09:00 - 15:30
Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Houston, Texas
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great standard in the Heights. We can always rely on fresh food and I love the soups, especially the Italian Wedding soup! Neil is the best and a very loyal Heightsonian!

Thank Laura V
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great place for dining in or out, during the daytime hours. Most days, they stop serving hot food at 3 pm and close at 3:30, so be sure you're not arriving too late. The memorabilia covering one long stretch of wall is charming and makes a nice conversation starter. It is quiet and simple -- with an... More 

Thank renaissancegal45
Houston, Texas
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83 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

My husband is always looking for the best reuben sandwich. We both ordered and we do not need to go any place else. This was fantastic! The restaurant has a lot of history, pictures and memorabilia from the past. We were fortunate enough to be there when it was not busy at all and took the opportunity to look around.... More 

Thank BynaWV52
Montgomery, Texas
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197 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Just a random stop after seeing the deli while doing morning shopping chores. Went back for lunch and am glad I did. Ham and Brie is a great sandwich and could easily serve two. A classic old-style deli in many ways, with the list of modern specialty sandwiches also on the menu for those who want something less old-style. Will... More 

Thank SPK1951
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This place is the real deal. Classic delicatessen with old school charm! The employees were so friendly and made suggestions on what to order; I went with the ham and Brie which was excellent! My boyfriend got the Reuben and he really enjoyed it (he's a Reuben snob). Very reasonably priced for the portion you receive. A huge bonus is... More 

Thank Marley A
Houston, Texas
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Great sandwich spot located in the heart of the Heights! Order at the counter and be hungry! Generous portions, fun environment and perfect stop when you're tired of shopping!

Thank Cindy J
Austin, Texas
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98 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

While on an outing with wife and mother in law, stopped in for lunch This is a usual stop for wife and mother in law. It is awesome . The chicken salad was great but the clam chowder was outstanding. Well worth a detour from I10.

Thank Gordon F
Houston, Texas
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is a local favorite. Everything is fresh and good quality. I love the soups especially. They honor the history and architecture of the neighborhood and they participate in the community. I love that you can get half a sandwich if you can't eat a whole one.

Thank Laura V
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
70 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Carter and Cooley Company has been a fixture on 19th St. for over 20 yrs, long before all the restaurants that have popped up on 19th St in the last 5 yrs. Wide variety of deli sandwiches and sides like potato salad and cold slaw. Tea, lemonade and soft drinks. Pleasant atmosphere

Thank katrr2014
Houston, Texas
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167 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

If your looking for a cool little deli in a neat part of the City, this is your spot. The establishment has a neat interior that makes you feel like your back in 1915. The ceiling is a cool red color and looks original. You can choose from a variety of fresh sandwiches and they have an assortment of chips... More 

Thank Tom D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$8
Soups, American, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:30
09:00 - 15:30
09:00 - 15:30
09:00 - 15:30
09:00 - 15:30
09:00 - 15:30
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 375 W 19th St, Houston, TX 77008-3941
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Greater Heights
  • Neighbourhood: Greater Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 713-864-3354

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