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Bistro Lancaster

) #99 of 7,285 Restaurants in Houston $$$$ American, , Gluten Free Options
701 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002-2712
+1 713-228-9502
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
06:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
701 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002-2712
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Given the age of the hotel you might think the dining room would be "old oak" but it is actually more like the inside of a French bistro. Good mixed drinks and a decent wine list. Very attentive waitstaff. We didn't order appetizers as we...More

Thank Brad B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I met up with family members we had not seen in quite awhile, and, therefore, stayed in the restaurant for at least four hours. I mention that because no one tried to rush us through our meal or to try to make...More

Thank ToriBarry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate breakfast and lunch at the Bistro. Came back from dinner and had dessert. We had the sorbet, raspberry cake and bread pudding. All were delicious!

Thank pamelalgreen
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Chef prepared the regular menu selection and made it Gluten Free. Tender, buttery Sea Bass. Melt in your mouth. $$$ but so worth it for the food, service & location!

Thank MinaFina
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We’ve eaten here several times and have always been pleased with the food and the service. Given the restaurant’s location in the heart of the theater district, it is not unusual for the restaurant to go from totally empty to completely full in a matter...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

Excellent location for dining pre-theater, opera etc. Very well-managed with an eye to timing and the service friendly, helpful and expeditious.

Thank dhw1m
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Great breakfast and lunch here, and staff was amazing, well done and would recommend to locals and tourists alike, worth the trip for great food

Thank RSNY
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We opted to eat right in the hotel one night, and it was a very nice experience-- food very good, service very prompt.

Thank Elana V
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We enjoyed our meal in spite of the cramped quarters. The salads were unamazing; my husband liked his Bistro salad more than I liked the Caesar--it lacked the bite of a truly good Caesar (the dressing seemed watered down). We doubled-down on seafood and won...More

Thank HurricaneFinley
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Exceptional service and wonderful food! We had the steak special and dessert! The atmosphere was really nice, not too loud! Can't wait to go back and visit again!

Thank kmontes4u
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Patrick J
17 May 2017|
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Response from LancasterManagement | Property representative |
Yes, business casual is fine. See you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002-2712
  • Public Transportation: Houston Metro Light Rail
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-228-9502
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Lancaster
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