We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Mystery Cafe

Great Uptown
+ Add cuisine
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1750 West Loop S, Houston, TX 77027-3004
+1 713-944-2583
Website
Today
14:00 - 18:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Tue - Wed 14:00 - 18:00
Thu 10:00 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 12:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

11 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 11: English reviews
Fort Worth, Texas
Level Contributor
165 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

This was our first mystery dinner experience, so we had nothing to compare this show to. That may work in their favor, I have no idea. We knew we were in for some silly, cheesy, kind of lame jokes and fun, but because we knew that going into it we had a lot of fun with it. Sometimes you have... More 

Helpful?
Thank Brandi K
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

I've heard many good things about these Mystery café type events as my wife and I have been to some in the past. Having said that, we were scheduled to attend here a few weekends ago and our car broke down in Beaumont as we were headed back to Houston for this dinner. Due to "unpreventable" "unforeseen" circumstances i.e. our... More 

Helpful?
Thank Montrel S
Beaumont, Texas
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

My companies Christmas party was held at the mystery cafe. The actors/actresses worked very hard to entertain us. The food was average, and our cash bar drinks were great. I really enjoyed the show, I think it was a mixture of alcohol, fun people at our table, and some fun comedy parts of the mystery cafe. One of the actresses... More 

Helpful?
Thank msmay2015
Spring, Texas
Level Contributor
47 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

The characters are great but the layout and presentation was hard to follow and see everything. Food was ok.

Helpful?
Thank Amyswrld2011
Fulshear, Texas, United States
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

We had a great time at the Mystery Cafe last night but that was primarily due to the couples we attended with. The actors were fun but the venue wasn't very good. The food was poor at best. Also, if you want adult beverages, you have to go get them yourself at the hotel bar which was understaffed. Again, when... More 

Helpful?
Thank ReneePhillips
McHenry, IL
Level Contributor
25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

You are seated with others- lots of opportunity to meet your table mates. The clues are given in a pack with a program and pencil. Takes notes and listen carefully! Food is excellent - cash bar is available. In between acts, the dinner is served. At dessert time, you must choose who you think is the murderer. Fabulous prizes are... More 

Helpful?
Thank sillydog56
Deer Park, Texas
Level Contributor
40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2014

My husband and I celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary exploring our hometown of Houston. We booked a mystery dinner theatre. Neither one of us had ever done anything like this. We loved how the meal was brought in courses in between scenes. The salad was fantastic. The rest of the meal was in the Chili's Restaurant category....good, but nothing to... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Sonja C
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2011

I am a employee of Mystery Cafe. I am not rating in order to keep it unbiased. But to those of you who complained about the acting, you seem to misunderstand. It's not meant to be a top-notch performance. As for those of you who saw killer karaoke, the singing is MEANT to suck. When have you ever heard someone... More 

Helpful?
9 Thank xDisgruntledReader
Houston, Texas
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2011

We had a good time at this dining/theater event. The meal was an excellent hotel banquet style dinner. It included a spinach based salad, a choice of entree and a cheesecake dessert. I enjoyed the flank steak and my friend also enjoyed the roast chicken. The show was not top-quality acting, but was a funny and enjoyable murder mystery set... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank lola49tx
Houston
Level Contributor
51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2011

I attended the Killer Karaoke show with my wife and a few of our friends, after having purchased tickets on LivingSocial. We were surprised to have to pay $28 extra for parking, taxes, and gratuity. My friend who hadn't bought the LS ticket paid $60 at the door. Horrible show. We kept waiting for it to get better - for... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank EmmasDad34

Travellers who viewed Mystery Cafe also viewed

 
Houston, Texas Gulf Coast
 

Been to Mystery Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
Tuesday
14:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
14:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 12:00
Saturday
10:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1750 West Loop S, Houston, TX 77027-3004
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Great Uptown
  • Neighbourhood: Great Uptown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-944-2583

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Mystery Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?