1600 Bar + Grille

3.9
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$30 and under
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American
1600 Bar + Grille, downtown Houston’s upscale casual dining restaurant, brings farm-fresh ingredients to the menu for a just-picked flavor. Featuring locally-sourced seasonal fresh produce, plus Certified Angus Beef and Gulf seafood dishes prepared from scratch to guarantee farm-to-fork freshness. Located lobby-level, Hilton Americas-Houston, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with a Texas flair.
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Relax with family this Thanksgiving & leave the cooking to us! Brunch includes omelet station, eggs bene, chilled shrimp cocktail, Alaskan crab legs, carved turkey, entrées, desserts, 11:00am-3:00pm Complimentary mimosas, complimentary valet & self-parking. Adults $56.95, Seniors $46.95, Kids $18.95

Thursday, November 28, 2019

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Mon - Fri 9:30AM - 11:00AM 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 1:30PM 5:00PM - 6:00PM 9:30PM - 11:00PM
Sat 9:30AM - 11:00AM 12:00PM - 1:30PM 5:00PM - 6:00PM 9:30PM - 11:00PM

What 114 People Are Saying
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OT
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My colleague and I went to breakfast here every morning the past several days while in town for a work conference. Our server Mohammad was amazing!!! He was so polite, friendly, attentive and accommodating without being over bearing. The food was amazing, the omelet station at the breakfast bar was a plus and the service was timely. I can’t say enough about this place. A must try!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Good quality - the right mix of fare, atmosphere & expediency for a business hotel.

SB
Houston
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome food and service. Atmosphere was great. Staff was friendly and knowledgeable

RH
Tallahassee
16 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We stopped in one our way to WSeries game #2. Ty was our server/bartender and was excellent!!

OT
Houston
10 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Good meal. Nothing special that makes me anxious to return. Ate here tonight because we were going to a concert at Toyota Center

MW
Houston
11 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

I had a reservation which was confirmed and the restaurant didn’t even open that night due to low hotel occupancy so I wAsted time...gas....then had to pay for parking. They never called.

JF
Orange County
164 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

A very nice, laid back restaurant with a really good steak and very reasonable by the glass wine selection. I would definitely recommend and go back

DW
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2019
Overall2food1service3ambience3

I think the restaurant was over loaded by the concert crowd..

FL
Chicago
25 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was good but the service was some of the best I have ever received. I would dine there again in a heart beat.

B
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2019
Overall2food2service4ambience4

salmon came out cold, no time to recook before going to concert.

DT
Houston
12 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mother’s Day brunch was outstanding. Great service. Staff made it very special and lots of wonderful food choices.

E
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Overall good experience. The restaurant is in the Lobby of the hotel...so lots of activity and varied style of dress.

MT
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall3food2service3ambience3

While the ambiance and service were good, the pricing is really high and the food was just okay. There are much better restaurants close by with awesome food, huge servings, and better selections to meet most dining needs. If this is the only place available due to convention or large event, then you should be okay.

CC
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience2

We attempted to dine at 1600 Bar + Grille before an event at Toyota Center. Our reservation was 1.5 prior to the event and we arrived on time. We were seated promptly. Our waitress initially arrived quickly with waters and to take our beverage order. However, after we placed our food order she disappeared. We waited 45 minutes for our food order, never had a refill on our water, and were ignored by several other waitstaff. Unfortunately we had to leave without eating. After informing management we were told that we shouldn't have ordered off the menu, but should have had the buffet instead. We were never told about a buffet, but for the $$ price and reviews of this restaurant, we would not have wanted to spend $30 on a buffet anyhow. Hope you have better luck if you try this place out.

LL
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall1food4service3ambience4

The best service came from the manager. He was great!

KW
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience3

We arrived an hour and a half before our show thinking it was plenty of time. Think again! We ended up leaving at 7:40 without having eaten a thing. Our waiter came to us 40 minutes after we ordered to say the kitchen was backed up. We let him know our time constraint and he disappeared and we never saw him again. All around us people came and were served. We didn’t even get a breadstick. Never going back.

w
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

My daughter and I ate here prior to attending a concert at Toyota Center. They had a buffet which was quick, easy and varied. Food was good, service was decent, can't complain. Best thing, this restaurant was within walking distance of Toyota Center! Would definitely consider dining here again next time. Restaurant is in the hotel lobby so there is a lot of commotion going on ... we had reservations so were seated right away, folks walking in without reservations were told they would have a 30 minute wait.

C
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The buffet was nice . The poor waitress kept checking in my drink and apologizing. The bar was very slow

m
Houston
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience3

So very disappointing with our experience last night!
It was apparent the restaurant was not prepared with the large crowd that came for dinner before a concert at the Toyota center. Our party of 6 was there for over an hour and a half. Appetizers were the only food we saw.
I felt bad for the service staff who were trying to do their best but the kitchen was not keeping up.

b
Houston
26 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an exceptional meal and service before our event at the Toyota Center.

CM
Houston
24 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Enjoyed the buffet. The desserts were okay but the man n dishes were very good.

OT
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The restaurant manager David Tinsley was awesome!!!

AM
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great environment.

OT
Houston
9 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Much better experience this time. Service was timely. Food was better than the average hotel dining room. We come to stay overnight at the Hilton and eat here before concerts we are attending at Toyota Center.

AB
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience1

This is just what you would expect from a hotel lobby restaurant. Absolutely nothing great. Food was mediocre and very small portions. Spent almost $200 on an appetizer, dinner and two drinks each for 2 people.

TS
Houston
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall3food4service1ambience4

Hostess stand was great. Table servers were awful. The servers provided no value at all. Had to ask buss staff for refills, straws etc. was very surprised with such poor servers at such a nice restaurant.

The hostess’s were friendly and very helpful. The buss staff was great as well.

KD
Houston
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2019
Overall2food2service4ambience4

Definitely not worth the price. Very expensive for quality that is barely a step above Motel 6 continental breakfast.

IP
Houston
132 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Happy new year.
Great spot to connect and do business over eggs and coffee

VM
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I enjoyed the Christmas Breakfast Buffett.
Good food and professional staff. Wide choice if healthy options. Thank you!

A
New Orleans
9 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We went for breakfast with Santa and we had a great time. I can’t wait to do this again next year.

F
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Annual Christmas Dinner and Show

OT
Houston
9 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2018
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Very busy because of concert goers. To be expected (but apparently not by hotel because service was very slow). Would think they would have more staff on hand to accommodate the pre-concert rush.

T
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2018
Overall3food2service1ambience2

Service was horrible especially at the buffet. We were seated near the buffet and we could see when no one was at the table to serve the beef many times. Ran out of salad and no one was checking . Makes you wonder if things are kept well and temperatures ok for food quality.

JJ
Houston
31 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2018
Overall5food4service4ambience5

We had dinner there before the Elton John concert. We all had the buffet & it was delicious. Lots of choices!

JP
1 review
Dined on December 9, 2018
Overall4food5service5ambience4

I’ve eaten here twice recently. The Sunday brunch is AMAZING! Tons of choices and all delicious. I also had a light dinner here and really enjoyed the citrus salad. It was very fresh with very sweet fruit. Perfect.

LK
Houston
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We attended the Thanksgiving meal at 1600 Bar + Grill. The food offerings were varied and all delicious, with plenty of gluten free choices. The waitress did check on us time time to make sure our needs were met. It was a touch noisy, but I chalk that up to the festivity of the season! I may never cook for Thanksgiving again...

OT
Houston
7 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Thanksgiving Dinnwr

n
Houston
9 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Thanksgiving Day Brunch in Houston. We've done it twice and the food is unbelievable. This year my brother and nephew were in town so we all went. Everything is top notch. Service is impeccable. They have the traditional Thanksgiving dinner and sides with prime rib as well. Then they have a huge breakfast buffet with EVERYTHING you can imagine including an omelet bar. A HUGE fresh seafood bar with fresh jumbo shrimp, king crab, Crab Eggs Benedict, oysters, lobster, baked and smoked salmon, etc. The desserts are amazing. The drinks are incredible.... I love the mimosas! At $54.95 per person the price is actually quite reasonable for the quality and choices of food and drink available. Definitely give it a try if you don't want to cook. You won't have the traditional leftovers but you won't need them anyway. We ate at 1pm and I still wasn't hungry until the next afternoon.

KS
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food very good service. We have gone to the Thanksgiving Buffet numerous times, and it is always a great experience.

JM
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2018
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Good service food was ok nothing special

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