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Cafe du Bois
Cafe du Bois
  • Address:
    2845 Town Center Circle West
    Kingwood Town Center
    Kingwood, TX 77339
    Kingwood / Humble / Atascocita
  • Cuisine:
    Price: $30 and under

Cafe du Bois Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.cafedubois.com
  • Phone: (281) 360-2530
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast: Saturday: 8:30am - 11:00am; Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Continental, International, Latin American
  • Executive Chef: Arturo Escobar
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: We can offer special function catering in either of our dining rooms. We can accommodate 18 in our Front Dining Room and up to 35 in the Main Dining Room. If requested, we will work with our guests to create a special fixed price menu with a selection of our regular dishes. Guest are welcome to provide their own decorations.
  • Private Party Contact: Tony Austin (281) 360-2530
  • Entertainment: Live music is offered on Thursday, Friday and Saturday during dinner by solo musicians who keep their volume low during the prime dining hours but can then liven things up if the guests prefer. Regular entertainers are guitarists Brian Turner and Danny McKnight and singer Pamela Saxon King.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Town Center Place
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: We have parking for approximately 12 cars in the parking lot on the south side of the restaurant. There is also street and additional parking in adjacent lots.
A word from Cafe du Bois
Cafe du Bois offers casual fine dining that will be relaxed but of the highest quality. Using only the freshest ingredients the chefs prepare every dish to order. There are more than 35 menu items on the dinner menu and a selection of 9 salads and 10 sandwiches on the lunch menu. The regular menu is supplemented by the Specials selection which is rotated regularly. The dinner menu includes a selection of steaks with a choice of the classic sauces and also a very popular selection of fish including the top-selling Chilean sea bass
with lobster sauce. We are the only restaurant in the area to offer both Chateaubriand and Rack of Lamb on our regular menu.

A choice of drinks is available from the selection of nearly 50 local and imported wines and a full liquor selection.

We pride ourselves on offering a quiet ambiance that allows our guests to enjoy visiting with their friends while enjoying our attentive service and excellent food.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Café du Bois is perfect for lunch with my girl friends. Nice atmosphere, lovely menu and great service!!! What's not to like!!!"
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "I just celebrated my birthday at cafe du Bois and had a wonderful experience. The service was excellent and the Rack of lamb was perfectly prepared. Service and food are always consistent. This is our go to place for special occasions."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "The food is always pretty good. This time the tiny morals of bread (about 1/8" in thickness) were WAY over cooked. They used to be served barely toasted so the outside was crunchy but the inside nice and soft. This was much better. My salad was good and beautifully presented. However the waitress disappeared for 20+ minutes when I needed a refill on tea, then another 15 minutes when I needed my bill. They had her serving in different rooms and the other waiters in the room never offered to help. I saw her in the kitchen on the phone for a while too. Not very well managed from a wait-staff standpoint."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "The gobbler sandwich was delish!!My friends raved about the lobster bisque."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "There was a total of 16 of us that showed up for a group breakfast, on a Saturday morning. Our food came out in slightly different intervals (which we expected), but to the credit of the waitresses and staff, they kept our coffee cups full, and every order was exactly right. Well Done!!!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "This place is great. Food was excellent, with combinations you wouldn't think work, but they do. Service was very friendly and helpful, she let me try a few wines before i chose one. They had a gentleman play 7 strings guitar, just as ambient music and it was beautiful. Everybody was talking in low voices, so it felt very intimate. I would not recommend this place for kid. It is great for a second date or an anniversary celebration. We will be back despite the far drive."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "If you want to have a nice quiet brunch with your sweetheart, fine food and champagne, in an environment meant for the eclectic, then Cafe du Bois is your destination of choice. Be sure and arrive early...opens at 11am."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "We are new to the neighborhood and this was our first visit. WOW! we love this place. Owners were very attentive and made us feel very welcome. Looking forward to many dinners there."
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "I felt that the prices were pretty high for lunch for what we got. "
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "My husband and I went to Cafe du Bois for our Wedding Anniversary on Saturday night. We had a wonderful time, the food was wonderful and the service was outstanding. The waitress and waiter made us feel special and the guitar player was great. We look forward to going back real soon. Thank you Café du Bois."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We sat outside and enjoyed the view of the park and the incredible spring weather. Tony and his staff have created a beautiful setting!"
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "This was our first time at this restaurant. While the server was cheerful and attentive, the service lacked a bit of professionalism that would certainly take this restaurant to the next level. But, what attracted us was the intimate atmosphere, the location and the wonderful food.. My wife and I will certainly go back again and recommend this place to anyone in the Kingwood area."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "So glad to have found Tony Austin, Martha and the Cafe du Bois gang. We especially love the lively Tuesday evenings when Pamela Saxon King sings - however, the quiet romantic dinners are wonderful as well. The food is always great... and now that the weather is getting better, the patio is the place to be! By the way - Saturday breakfast is the best!"
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "We arrived to a beautiful set up room for 12 with a table for gifts in the back of the room. Sunset room looked to a gourgeous fountain and songbirds. Service was perfect, food was excellent and they were right on Que."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Great food, service, ambiance and music! I highly recommend the specia of oxtails and I thoroughly enjoyed the lobster another visit."
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "We had a great breakfast!!. We had a table by the window, and the sun was coming in. Our server kept our coffee cups full, and then brought out our food order. The arrangement on plates was very pleasing to the eye. The crepes were very light,with very fresh toppings, not like the fruit jam that other places pass off as fresh fruit toppings. The eggs were cooked perfect for me. My wife had an omelet, and it was a very generous serving as well, with fresh mushrooms tomatoes green peppers and bacon. She really enjoyed it. This is a great place for a quiet, intimate breakfast on Saturday mornings, where you can actually hear each others conversation. We highly recommend Cafe duBois.!!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We always enjoy our night out at Cafe du Bois. I always try to make it to the musical events. Thanks Tony for making it special. The food is delicious and the entertaiment is wonderful."
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "A group of 8 of us came for a breakfast together. It was a great way to start off a weekend. The service was very attentive, and the meals all came out together, with very nice presentations of the food on each dish. Our guests all really had a great time, and we are hoping to have another get together at Cafe duBois soon, perhaps on their outdoor patio. Try this gem of a restaurant. You will love it."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Tony is wonderful and his staff, especially Martha, are great. They provide exceptional service, friendly atmosphere, amazing food and an above reproach dining experience. We love coming here and enjoying Pam and her lovely voice and entertainment savvy. and we enjoy dancing and seeing others dancing and enjoying themselves too! We go back time and again and will continue to do so. Thank for hanging in through the tough times Tony!!"
    Dined on 2/11/2014
  • "My wife and I went on valentines day 2014 and the food,wine,atmosphere,and service was 5 star! This was our first time eating here and it won't be our last. The attention to detail was second to none along with our food preparation was amazing. Chef, that was a remarkable dinner and I thank you and Cafe Du Buis for a dining experience that we will not long forget! Thank you and we look forward to many more visits!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Missed the lobster, but the trout and rib eye were excellent!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We love Cafe Dubois. The food is consistently amazing and the service is great."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "I eat at Cafe duBois often and I the meals and service have always been wonderful."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "We celebrated multiple birthdays, and Café du Bois handled it excellently. Very good food and outstanding service."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "We had to continually ask for our waitress. The food was excellent and we enjoyed outside."
    Dined on 1/20/2014
  • "We enjoyed Sunday Brunch at Cafe du Bois celebrating my wife's birthday. Service was very prompt and friendly. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal. The Sunday Brunch menu is an abbreviated version of the evening one with much reduced prices. I had a bowl of chicken and sausage gumbo followed by the red snapper in parchment paper. The gumbo was suburb with a pleasant cajun tang and the snapper surprised me with subtle Mediterranean flavors and vegetables cut and cooked just right. Others gave compliments on the prime rib and the seared tuna salad choices. We were a bit concerned about bringing a small toddler to this white table cloth setting, but that was no problem at all. The staff had our table ready for us with high chair waiting."
    Dined on 1/12/2014
  • "We re frequent diners at restaurant and have always been more than pleased with the quality of food and service."
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "This restaurant has a great brunch. The staff is extremely attentive and friendly."
    Dined on 6/29/2013
  • "Absolutely fabulous --we tried a few different things this time. MUST HAVE APPETIZER--the mushrooms!!! OMG I could have had a double serving over pasta and called it a night. Can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "Food great, service great. Staff was very accommodating. Disappointed in chocolate bread pudding;pass this by for another dessert choice."
    Dined on 12/23/2013
  • "Food was wonderful, lovely evening. Service very slow and had to ask for some things twice. Full restaurant and not enough wait staff it appeared. Large group at the time we arrived which really delayed our service. We arrived at 6:40 and did not get our entrees until after 8:00 p.m. Still had a great evening. Slow service not typical of what we had experienced in the past there."
    Dined on 12/13/2013
  • "I stumbled across this little gem quite by accident 1 week ago. So glad I did. Next Thursday will be my 3rd time to eat here and I've introduced 8 other people to it. The live guitar and guitar were crazy good."
    Dined on 12/12/2013
  • "Cafe Du Bois has gone from " I won't go there again," to "let's go there". The service and friendly staff make it an easy dinner. You can spend an hour or two over dinner. Food is very good and the wine list or bar menu also makes it worth while. Pricing is about right for the menu .Large salads and just the right amount for heavier meals. Tony Austin makes you feel right at home."
    Dined on 12/10/2013
  • "Great spot in Kingwood for that special dinner--our 29th anniversary. Excellent menu. Martha was our server and was great. Food was fabulous. Cannot complain about anything EXCEPT I ate ALL of the largest piece of Tiramisu (sp?) you have ever seen. Looking forward to going back. We went on a week night which was great--there were other diners but it wasn't super crowded."
    Dined on 11/26/2013
  • "We are now regular diners and always enjoy the food and service.. Wonderful in terms of quality, taste and presentation."
    Dined on 11/23/2013
  • "The owner was quite creative in putting this restaurant together. A French Restaurant in the middle of Kingwood! It was a fantastic experience. The lamb was delicious as was the salmon. The cheese plate appetizer plate was a little disappointing as only crackers were used and it was very light on fruit.. The rest of the meal more than made up for it. Excellent salads and entrees… For desert the chocolate bread pudding and the creme brûlée were excellent. Atmosphere was very quiet and the waiter/waitresses were very unobtrusive. They have live music (guitar) and basically everything you would want in fine dining. I definitely will return."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "We had a terrific time at Cafe Dubois on Saturday morning. What a peaceful, relaxing way to start the weekend, enjoying a delicious breakfast, with great service. All the ingredients looked so fresh, and were arranged so nicely on the plates. Our servers kept our coffee cups full, and made sure we had everything we needed. The outdoor patio was open as well, and next time there, that is where we plan to eat our meal. This place is a gem. Try it.!!"
    Dined on 10/26/2013
  • "I love going to this restaurant. It's really the only restaurant in our area that is casual but first rate. The food is consistently delicious. It's a place that adults can go to escape. It's quiet, romantic and special place for us to go but still close to home."
    Dined on 10/23/2013
  • "Food is always great, and served beautifully. LOVE the sun room and patio. Not a fan of the larger dining room. The thinly sliced baguette that they always serve with soft butter was always my favorite but the last 2 times I've been here they've made it really crispy and it was much better when it was lightly toasted. Great spot for lunch with the girls!"
    Dined on 10/18/2013
  • "We've been to Cafe du Bois several times and never been disappointed. Food is excellent, service is attentive, but not "hovering". Love the lobster bisque with the puffed pastry topper. Over time we've sampled several salads and all are excellent. A nice range of entrees and all we've sampled have been excellent. We've always eaten in the "front" room which is all glass to the outside. There are only 4 tables in there, so it can be noisy is there are 4 energetic conversations going on. All in all, I would highly recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 10/8/2013