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Eleven:Eleven Restaurant and Bar
Eleven:Eleven Restaurant and Bar

Eleven:Eleven Restaurant and Bar Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ElevenXiHouston.com
  • Phone: (713) 529-5881
  • Hours of Operation: Sunday-11:00am-3pm (BRUNCH)
    Monday - Closed (will open for special events)
    Tuesday - Saturday - 4pm- close

    Kitchen closes daily at 10pm!

    Happy Hour Daily- 4pm-7pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: Kevin Bryant
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cigar Room, Counter Seating, Delivery, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Whether you are planning an office-staff brunch, business lunch meeting, or
    private formal dinner, Eleven XI's banquet and hospitality team will assist you in customizing your memorable event.

    To inquire about having your next private event at ElevenXI, please contact Lauren at lauren@elevenxihouston.com or www.elevenxihouston.com/events
  • Entertainment: House music daily
    3 TV's in the bar area
    Live Music during brunch
  • Special Events & Promotions: To inquire about having your next private event at ElevenXI, please contact Lauren at lauren@elevenxihouston.com or www.elevenxihouston.com/events or 713-529-5881

Getting there

  • Cross Street: West Gray Street & Stanford
  • Public Transit: Metro Bus Stop on corner of Stanford and W. Gray; In front of the restaurant
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Lunch Valet, Street Parking on W. Gray, Limited Restaurant Parking Lot
A word from Eleven:Eleven Restaurant and Bar
Eleven:Eleven brings sophisticated Southern Coastal fare and creative cocktails to a renovated 1940s-era house on a tree-lined Montrose block at the gateway to Midtown. An expansive patio overlooking West Gray sets the casually cool tone for the neighborhood-centric gathering place, offering continuous service from lunch through dinner, late night bites, a multitude of wines by-the-glass, as well as complimentary wi-fi. A thoughtful blend of classic and contemporary design elements. The venue features an expansive patio, main dining room and bar on the main level and a dedicated, second floor private dining room with a built-in bar, separate bathrooms and climate-controlled wine cellar. Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked 1000-Point Tables
Diner Reviews
  • "Jeff was a great waiter and the specials were awesome"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Absolutely will return. Our waitress, Leah was great! The filet was incredible, my husband's tuna was good but the portion was a little small. The truffle fries were so tasty as was the peanut butter tower for dessert. A great place to sit outside once the weather gets a little cooler. The decor is very pretty with works of art for sale on the walls. Can't wait to return!"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Repeat visit to Eleven:Eleven was a most delightful experience. It was not as busy on a Wednesday nite as usual, and noise level was lower than previous weekend visit. Great menu, oyster selection is wonderful...wine list a bit scanty in the non-chardonnay whites. Server was an absolute hoot! Good but not pushy service, over all a great evening."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "First time here, a little small, but very accommodating, food was very good, peanut butter tower was great as others have said"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "What a delectable restaurant. Steak Salad was so delicious and my boyfriends rack of ribs was to die for!!! Highly recommend. Wow!!!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "This is by far one of the best places to wine and dine. We have enjoyed every dish we have tried, never the same thing twice. Chef Kevin is superb! It's nice to sit in the dining room and see all the activity in the kitchen. But we especially love the bar with our server Anastasia, she is entertaining and makes great suggestions. She might not look like she eats but from what Chef Kevin says he has to tell her "enough already get out of the kitchen". Haven't sat on the patio yet - too hot but you can bring your dogs, so we might have to try this in the fall. We will continue to come back and recommend Eleven IV to all our friends!!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Disappointing! I would not go back or recommend it."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "The best restaurant in walking distance from my house. The level of food is average. The service is good. They have good wine list. You can use this restaurant more casual at the bar corner and terrace ."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "My first time here and it was excellent. The food choices and quality are top notch. Excellent service and for the price, no other restaurant can beat Eleven: Eleven."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Our fourth visit to Eleven XI - this time seated at a table just in from of the large windows to the kitchen. It was fun to see the magnificent dishes assembled for presentation. The entire staff were all smiling and taking great pride in their art. It was apparent that they were all fulfilling their desire to create beautifully prepared food."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "We live on the west side of Houston so driving into town for a meal is a big deal. We tried to have dinner at Eleven XI before and had to cancel. I'm so glad we tried again. The size of the drinks were good for the money. We tried some oysters and they were super fresh and yummy. My guest had beef tartar for the 1st time and enjoyed it. We had seafood for our entrees and again very fresh and wonderfully cooked. Having the truffle fries is a must. The service was impeccable, our waitress was attentive, but not smothering. The Sommelier helped us put together the beef tartar so we could enjoy all the flavors in 1 bite. They let us stay until we were ready to go, did not rush us out the door. Be prepared, when crowded, it is a bit noisy."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We ordered a combination of dishes off the menu, and Happy Hour items including wine wall of which were nicely priced. The pozole and charcuterie were outstanding. That baby backed ribs were very good, one of us not especially favoring the sweet sauce. It was rather unique and gained from the addition of Tabasco, so I liked it alot. The Happy Hour was excellent both for the low priced food items and wine."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Had been to ElevenXI for a private dinner party previously and checked out the brunch menu and had to come back to try. When searching for a Sunday brunch ElevenXI kept popping up with all great notables. My decision was confirmed and me and my 8 friends absolutely loved it. The food was awesome (I ordered the "Chicken & Waffle and the Seafood Crepes) the mimosas and poinsettias were on point and our server was very attentive to all of our needs and requests. Nice jazzy music set the tone and We Loved it!! I Will definitely be back!!"
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Loved this place for dinner -- brunch was meh. Menu was more a lunch menu with a couple breakfast items thrown in, we had to special order a carafe of mimosas otherwise only served singularly, priced high for the amount of food you get. I think their strong point is lunch and dinner - wouldn't bother with brunch here unless you are really craving a seafood inspired breakfast. p.s. our server was awesome -- talked to her manager to get us a carafe of mimosas - definitely went above and beyond to keep us happy."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Always top notch food. Never disappoints. But they never have reservation right. Despite showing up on time for dinner, had to wait 15 minutes at the bar (not comped a drink). I wish they could handle reservations because the food is so dynamite."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "My fiancé and I went for dinner on Friday night a had a great experience! Our waitress selected different types of oysters for us because we weren't sure what to pick. All fantastic. She also recommended poached eggs on our truffle fries... another brilliant suggestion. She was attentive but not too much and all of her recommendations were spot on, especially the "Turduken". Made our evening. We will be returning soon!! :)"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Food was fantastic, but the service sets this place apart! Top notch."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "While visiting Houston for the first time I was intrigued to dine in a renovated 1940's house and I wasn't disappointed. We started with drinks and extremely fresh oysters at the bar which was gorgeous and made of recycled glass. From the refurbished door turned wine glass rack to the large front dining deck,we learned about the restaurant's renovations from the owners fiancé who was sitting next to me. After being seated in the dining area with the view of the glass enclosed kitchen, our server, Carla, was knowledgable and attentive. I enjoyed the smoked chicken pockets and my boyfriends turduckon (quail stuffed with pork belly) surrounded by fresh creamed corn was yummy. Fried pineapple pies in vanilla ice-cream were awesome!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "This is fast becoming one of my favorite restaurants. The food is always inventive and perfectly prepared. The wait staff are always very knowledgeable."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Halibut cheeks were great, best beef tartar in Houston. Fall off the bone ribs but not over-rendered, beautiful and delicious."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Fantastic food, great art and wonderful service. Moderate and pricy selections but all high quality. "
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "Fantastic atmosphere, creative chef creations, rotating menu, and notable wine selections make this a must visit destination. So glad we happened upon this delightful neighborhood gem. We will be back again and again!"
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "My mother and I LOVE dining, but I must say she is a hard one to please. She left Eleven XI singing nothing but praises. Terrific food and fabulous service!!! They feature wines you wouldn't normally see in Houston. Everything tastes so fresh! The ambience is not particularly my taste, but it could never deter me from going back. We will be regulars here for sure!"
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "Food was fantastic. A superb oyster list. Service was ok but a little scattered....but my pet peeve was a hostess asking us if we would liek to be seated now or later. She then passed us off to another hostess that stated our table was not ready. Res was for 800, this was 759. There were numerous tables for 2 empty. We were asked to go to the bar(seems a common ploy of a lot of restaurants - Drinks revenue much better than food) where we sat for 30 mins. Meanwhile, other couples after us were seated quickly. The hostess was a total loser. If you run in to this ask for the manager. He stated she should have sat us at any available table and should not have earmarked us for a particular table. Maybe she wanted a tip to seat us"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Had a wonderful night out not sure what to expect as this was our first visit. But we were pleasantly surprised. Great food, great atmosphere and great service!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "We made a 5:30 reservation before the ballet and were surprised at the early crowd, but realized they knew where good food was served! We had the nacho ravioli (very tasty) for an appetizer and each ordered the Texas quail which were excellent with the smoked Gouda grits. The truffle French fries were very good, and my $5 side order of heirloom tomatoes was a delectably wonderful surprise. We each had a cocktail (in nice-size stemmed original glasses - not skimpy) and then one glass of wine each. The wine list is very representative of good wine. We enjoyed our evening and found our server Alan very professional and personable, and we look forward to going back to this restaurant. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Did my usual searching of open table, city search, yelp and came across this gem. Definitely recommend reservations. Staff was very attentive and prompt. Wine list was very thorough and they are happy to help with choices. We did the 5 course meal...I recommend it if you are having trouble deciding."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "We picked ElevenXI for our monthly new restaurant dinner outing with friends. I was a little nervous because I had not heard too much about it other than it is in same building as Ones a Meal used to be. We were blown away. Beautiful evening on spacious outdoor patio. Leah our server was also gorgeous and extremely attentive. Pulled Pork Sliders and truffle fries were tasty appetizers. Pasta with rabbit was delicious, as was the Turducken special, and the pork chop. Fried pies and ice cream for dessert. Yum. We'll be back. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "We had a group of about six people and everyone ordered something different. Appetizers, entrees, and desert all around. We ordered the aroma mixed seafood tower and it was so fun and delicious! The best oysters I've ever had! Also if you are Gluten Free they chef will accommodate you 100% (they have GF flour!!) The wine list was great and mixed drinks were yummy! I can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "We headed over there during the week for what was supposed to be an early birthday dinner.......didn't quite turn out like that, and we stayed far too late because we were having such a good time. The cocktails, oysters, food and wine are all very good, and we haven't yet encountered anything on the menu that we didn't enjoy. "
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "Food was good. Desserts looked amazing on menu but we were too full to order one. We'd like to go back just to try one. We didn't like how they blocked off the parking lot all just for valet as the street is very busy & hard to find a spot. Most of the parking lot was empty so it was like wasted parking area. Also, they didn't check me in when I got there so that I could get my 100 points :-( but over all the Sunday brunch with mimosas...can't go wrong!"
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "We found this restaurant by browsing Open Table and we were very pleased. The food was delicious and plentiful, loved the pork chop!"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Our second visit was the winner. We had the striped bass special and crab cakes. Both really excellent and topped off with Angulo Innocenti, a fine Chilean Cabernet. Great meal."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Very imaginative and well executed oyster dishes. Not easy to achieve in late spring on the Gulf coast. Cesar salad was scrumptious. Coffee press at the table with desert was not only a good touch but tastefully a high score. Stuffed redfish cuisine appeared to be frozen (farm raised?) fare as did the shrimp that stuffed it. Thawed and braised, it was "mealy" not firm flakes that are characteristic non commercially frozen, packaged and reconstituted. The elk preparation and quality was excellent but microscopic in proportion and should have been banner-ed on the menu as an appetizer. Just let the diners know what they are going to see upon serving. Great staff and a wonderfully indulgent manager with the required inter personal skills. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "We arrived 5 minutes before our 8 o'clock reservations. We were told it would be a few minutes while they readied our table. After 30 minutes I went in to inquire about our table, noticing there were other empty tables for 4 available. They told us the people had not left our designated table yet. We were later seated in a booth in the bar. It was so dark and noisy that we had to use our cell phones to read the menu. Then I almost strangled on a fish bone because it was so dark I could not see the whole fish that I ordered. I gave up trying to eat the fish. I understand about groups staying a long time, but a reservation should be honored in a reasonable time."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Great wine list and reasonable prices. Food presentation was outstanding."
    Dined on 5/6/2014
  • "Reservations were made at 11:15 yet they would not allow us to sit outside at the several open tables since we did not specify outside seating... The outside tables were not reserved for another 45 mins yet were still unavailable for us. Terrible. "
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "Unfortunately, we were seated next to a very loud birthday party. It was difficult to hear. Neige ice wine was excellent. Cheese course was excellent. Had not had horseradish in a cheese before."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "We had the apricot flounder which was excellent and the halibut cheeks that were amazing. All the sides were great as were the desserts. We will definitely will be back. Everything was excellent from the food to the service. I have only one complaint; I asked for the sommelier and he never showed up. He was so busy telling other tables that he was part owner that he neglected to help other customers that wanted some assistance. Once the guy that buys scrap metal got a table forget about it. He stayed in the back with him and ignored everyone else. Not sure if you have a corking fee but if you don't you should consider one if this guy doesn't intend on acting like a sommelier."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "A friend had gone here a few months back and had a great meal and great service. So we decided to book for a party of 13 for a birthday. I honestly think we overwhelmed the kitchen and it took over an hour to get our food. The service was poor because I felt the waitress needed to make sure our drink never ran out while we waited. I may try this place again with just a party of 4 or smaller."
    Dined on 4/26/2014