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Cook & Collins
Cook & Collins

Cook & Collins Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.cookandcollins.com
  • Phone: (832) 701-1973
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: 9:00am - 3:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday 5:00pm til 11:00pm
    Brunch: Saturday 9:00am - 3:00pm Sunday 9:30am til 2:30pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: Josh Shobe
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Entertainment: We will have a unique mix of music playing through our sound system, that will be programmed based on the time of the day as well as which day it is. The music we hope pairs well with your meal.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Bremond
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: We have Valet Parking at all times the Restaurant is open for business. Complimentary at times, other times $4- $8. Street Parking is Metered Mon-Sat before 6pm, free after and all street parking is free on Sundays.
A word from Cook & Collins
Important Message
We experienced AC problems this past week Aug 4th through 10th. We worked each day trying to resolve. Sunday at 8am we believe the solution was found. If not, we will keep trying until it is.
Valet parking is Complimentary to our customers while they are dining at Cook & Collins. This is a deal we worked out with the building complex that operates the valet for the property.

A neighborhood joint developed, created and operated by neighborhood folks. When at all possible we aim to support and utilize our local H-Town resources in an effort to provide continued growth to our local food & beverage scene…thank you for spending some of your time supporting US!”

Lunch, Brunch or Dinner! C&C has it covered.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
Diner Reviews
  • "My second time at Cook And Collins and this trip was better than the first. Amazing service and a subdued atmosphere made this a perfect spot for an evening to catch up with a good friend. The kicker is the FOOD! Terrific takes and interesting twists on standby American dishes and plenty of ingeniously designed "new" plates all add up to me looking forward to future visits."
    Dined on 8/18/2014
  • "Love the imaginative brunch menu! The creamcicle French toast was heavenly. Service was good but not the best, however the kitchen is fast so you will not wait long for your yummy choice. Will return for happy hour!"
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "Cook & Collins was overall a great experience. Went for Houston Restaurant Weeks, and the food was excellent, we weren't rushed, and the ambiance was great. Overall this is an excellent dinner spot in the heart of Midtown."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Highly enjoyed our HRW dinner meal! The wait staff was great but the kitchen was a bit slow for a Friday at 5pm. There were only 2 tables filled in the main dining room and a couple more outside. Cocktails were delicious and refreshing! This is a great place to drink and dine in Midtown!"
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "This was a great place for a business lunch. The location is easy to get to from downtown and other areas driving into downtown/midtown. This restaurant had a different menu and I loved the decor. I had to Just a Turkey Club which was really tasty and different from "just a turkey club." I will be back."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "Oyster Rockefeller Fondue is superb, certainly recommend. This is a restaurant to repeat again, and again"
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Great place - I have had brunch and dinner there. But they have a real problem keeping the restaurant cool - it is very uncomfortable. I won't be back until they fix the A/C issue."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "Your music became too loud as more people came in."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "I had the buffalo meatloaf... It may be tge best thing I've ever eaten!"
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "Awesome Place! I believe the AC was broke so it was quite warm inside and mixed with alcohol, not too fun. But the service, food and cocktails made up for it. Went for Happy hour but I wouldn't consider it a reasonable venue for happy hour...no real "specials". I spent $70 for happy hour, not ideal. Overall, very nice place if you're a foodie and love great drinks!"
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "Menu descriptions sounded playful and interesting. Food did not even come close to what was described. Everything was grossly under seasoned, i.e. very bland. I had a pork belly dish. Anything with pork belly should be heaven but it was overcooked to the point of being stringy and chewy. So sad! Ambiance was nice and outdoor patio looks fun for drinks when the weather gets better. Portions were quite large too, not that it matters when food isn't great. Desserts came out of a microwave :("
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "Four of us ate here on a Monday night. We were able to hear each other talk without yelling. It was a very relaxed atmosphere. We did not feel rushed so the table could be turned. Not sure how it is on the weekends, but we really enjoyed Monday. The food was very good and the cocktails were well mixed. Participation in Restaurant Weeks is a plus."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "Great food! Love the burgers and specials. Service ok. Very little parking but that's the norm in that location."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "We've been here 5 or 6 times. Each time food has been excellent"
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "My girlfriends and I tried this place out for Sunday brunch for the first time and loved the open, airy, covered patio space upstairs and downstairs. We wanted to try everything all at once bc the menu was full of really interesting pairings! Duck tacos, Mac n chz crab rolls, French toast w pineapple, bacon, jalapeño, rockin egg-white omelettes, so many delicious and healthy versions in their salads, flatbreads, entrees, desserts! This has quickly become a favorite and soon to be regular spot for me!!"
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Ok place, good food, not crowded for a Friday night (amazing!). Very good service (Ben), excellent drinks."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Great evening, good menu selection with a modern twist on classsics."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Great place for brunch on Saturday or Sunday. I suggest the Bloody Mary for a drink. The topping is very filling with shrimp, olive, celery, and bacon."
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "We thought the service and the gingersnap waffle made it worth coming back."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "Crab cake BLT was great. Eggs benedict, not so much. Sangria was great too."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Our food was okay - salads were good; onion soup not so much. The soup tasted too much like whiskey and left a bad taste in my mouth. Service was really not good. We could not even get lemons for water."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Great patio, and the food and service are very good!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Very great food, very large portions, very loud restaurant, and very small wine servings. We really enjoyed the food, the buffalo meat loaf is great, and the roast chicken was wonderful! Great salad with really fresh lettuce too. Also, very excellent service! However, it is a young crowd scene, with boisterous diners and loud music. The mixed drinks appear to be the attraction, because our wine was poured short."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "We had a group celebration dinner with friends from work. The menu had something for everyone but was not loaded up with dozens of entrees. The food was very good although the sweet potato ravioli was more sweet potato than I would have liked. Service was attentive and we never felt rushed. Affordable and a good value. Will be going back."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "This was my first time dining at Cook and Collins but I will definitely be returning. The menu and its offerings were amazing and such a reasonable price! The only thing better than the food was the service. The servers were attentive and fun without being overwhelming. It was a delightful experience!"
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "Delicious lunch and spot-on service! Love the atmosphere and the menu variety- something for everyone."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "The food was very good, and the wait staff was very attentive. The crab mac n cheese rolls are incredible!"
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "It was a Wednesday evening and I had the Cobb Louise salad. I want to be sure and say it wasn't "bad" but it was not the same quality salad that one of my friends had on a Saturday evening just two weeks ago. Let me explain, again, it was okay, but clearly pre-made. Everything was not crisp and freshly made, but tasted overly chilled and refrigerated for a while. The eggs hard boiled egg yolks didn't fall out easily as they would if just made and the shrimp were not "crisp". Again, NOT A BAD EXPERIENCE, it was just disappointing to have a salad that was pre-made at such a nice place with a reputation for quality food."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "I had the buffalo meatloaf with mashed potatoes and Asparagus, and my wife had the Tomato & Mozzarella flatbread; we both enjoyed our dinner! The portion size was generous and the waitress was attentive. For dessert, we had the bread pudding and it was also tasty! I had their Peaches & Tea drink and I would it to be refreshing and different."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "Food was great. Went for brunch and it was terrific! You have to try the Angry Bird appetizer!"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "The food was really good but service is slow. We went for brunch and had the Mac n Cheese Crab Rolls, Gingersnap waffles, and French Toast. And it was reasonably priced."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Portions at C & C are quite large, but oh so worth it. We had brunch before the theater. We arrived earlier than our reservation, were seated promptly and greeted by our waitress right away. We had a starter which we could have skipped if we'd know the portion sizes, but it was a yummy cinnamon roll. We had the french toast and ginger waffles. Both delicious. Can't wait to go back and try something else. The whole menu sounded tempting. Bloody Mary was outstanding."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Burger was dry without much flavor, although it was helped by the condiments. Crab cake sandwich was a little better but not great. We went because the restaurant uses grass-fed beef for its burgers."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "This was a fantastic outing for us. The food was fantastic and the service was awesome! the location is perfect ( right next to the Big SPEC's)"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Went for Sunday brunch with a friend I have not seen in awhile. They did not rush us and were very friendly. The food was great. We are already talking about what we are going to get next time we come in."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We were in town for a wedding and made Father's Day brunch reservations via Open Table. We loved this place! They have a great outdoor patio on front, but in Houston in June, we opted to sit indoors. To start off, the 4 of us shared a carafe of the Bellini, made with our favorite Tito's Vodka, and also ordered the Sinaroll (cinnamon roll with bacon icing) and the famous crab rolls (crab meet, macaroni, sun dried tomatoes and truffle dip). For our main dish, I had the classic Benedict. I loved it! My dad also ordered the eggs Benedict, my husband got the Party Fowl flatbread, and my mom ordered the French toast. All the food was delicious, and we're looking forward to coming back next time we're in town!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "the food was good. It didn't blow me away, but it was up to par. The service was great."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • " My husband had the delicious steak. I had the scallops and they were delicious. House salad with house dressing . The choices of the desserts was limited. Brownie, Butterscotch everything (ice cream, tart, etc) and we had the apple bread pudding which had no flavor but was very sweet. We didn't finish it. In fact the waitress said we would get it free but we didn't."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We went to Cook & Collins before the ballet. They were absolutely great at making sure we were out on time to get to the show. The service was great not hovering but also not absent. We got the scallops which were good but not great and the burger, which according to my boyfriend, was really good. The fries were great and the brussels sprouts were pretty good. All in all, we enjoyed the restaurant, but it is not one of our top favorites."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Cook & Collins was awesome! I went there for brunch before an afternoon ballet. The food was excellent and so was the service. In fact, the service was so quick that we had extra time before the ballet and stayed for a few extra drinks. I highly recommend the Bloody Mary -it us a meal within itself! Ginger snap waffles and eggs Benedict were amazing! Reasonably priced food and a great atmosphere! Overall, I thought this was a great restaurant and I will definitely be back for dinner soon!"
    Dined on 6/8/2014