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Cafe Lili

#343 of 7,143 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
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5757 Westheimer Rd Ste 112, Houston, TX 77057-5721
+1 713-952-6969
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Houston, Texas
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173 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a very enjoyable dinner with friends and family. Food is always good. Staff is very friendly. I felt that the stuffed grape leaves were quite small but they were tasty. The fried cauliflower appetizer was very good. I did not feel like having a large entree so I went with the original chicken wrap. It was good and a... More 

Thank William D
Houston, Texas
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99 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I changed my office location and been away too long. The food is fresh and so tasty. I do like the Kafta Kabob plate with Hummus and I get a side of Tabouli - because it is so fresh tasting. The vermicelli rice that comes with the plate was cooked to perfection. Dad still walks around offering a cup of... More 

Thank roadwarrior50
San Antonio, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A relative unfamiliar with this type of food took us by when we were visiting from out of town. Our whole lives we have eaten and prepared all of the food Cafe Lili serves. We shared a wide variety of the dishes and unlike what you would ever expect from a restaurant, we could taste the handmade perfection, spot-on proportion... More 

Thank LiteBright01
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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83 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

West to visit a family member in Houston and always look for the Triple D restaurants. We found Cafe Lili. Guy had been there on Monday, we show up on Friday. Very unassuming restaurant in a strip mall of about 5 restaurants. All different flavors which attests to Houston's diversity. My son and I enjoy Lebanese food. My daughter and... More 

Thank pennstat1
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Just off Chimney Rock on Westheimer is a bit of Mediterranean heaven. It’s not a big place but it’s clean and bright. You can tell there are regulars which is a good sign. The appetizers are usually enough to share and the wine list is nice if not massive. I’ve neve3r had room for dessert here but they look good.... More 

Thank Kathryn P
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177 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Met some friends for casual lunch. Got the 1/2 chicken special. The chicken was mostly boneless the skin crisp and not greasy, literally the best chicken I have ever eaten ever. And I eat a lot of chicken. Really really really good. The other menu items are decent but I'm telling you get the chicken special it's amazing. Not cheap... More 

Thank Toro9
Houston, Texas
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Very clean family owned restaurant. Popular with locals and the Lebanese community. I've been coming here for years, and it never fails to disappoint. We normally order a selection of the appetizers. Everything is a de to order, they bring it out whenever it's ready. Be sure to try the Lima bean salad and the fried kibe. The falafel is... More 

Thank Amanda A
Houston, Texas
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96 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

We came here with the recommendation of our Lebanese friends and were not disappointed. It offered a varieties of side dishes. We especially enjoyed the stuffed grape leaves, meat and spinach pies, and yogurt and cucumber salad. The hummus though was on the drier side. The choice of meat entrees were limited, just beef and chicken. However, all tasted great.... More 

Thank Victor C
Boerne, Texas
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Always wonderful service and food will be found at Cafe Lili. There is no rush to get you in and out. Really a nice dinning experience. Take your time and enjoy different Middle Eastern treats. The main thing is to enjoy the different tastes and time.

Thank 29RonS
Houston, Texas
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Really good middle eastern food. The chicken is so tender, you don't need a fork. The service is good and friendly. I don't care for their hummus, and the pita is tough, but in general the food is good. I've been three times.

Thank Arleneschn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5757 Westheimer Rd Ste 112, Houston, TX 77057-5721
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-952-6969

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