Bistro Menil

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646 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Chef Greg Martin reclaims the classic definition of a bistro by providing casual dining in his friendly, lively and wine-focused establishment. Bistro Menil offers European-inspired, American fare paired with craft beer, cask wine, and thoughtfully selected wines by the glass or bottle.

Bistro Menil offers delicious brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, happy hour and dinner selections. Weekly specials include appetizer and entree dishes along with wine tasting flights.

Chef Martin personally curates the wine menus, ensuring all wines are excellent examples of their varietals and pair beautifully with the food offerings.

Bistro Menil overlooks The Menil Collection and Menil Park and provides ample, complimentary parking.

Use of this reservation system requires that guests abide by Bistro Menil reservation policy which can be viewed at
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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European, American, Afternoon Tea
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Hours of operation
Summer Hours:
Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Brunch: Friday - Sunday; 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Lunch: Wednesday - Sunday; 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Afternoon Tea Service: Wednesday - Sunday: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (advance reservations required)
Happy Hours: Wednesday - Sunday; 2:30 p.m to 6:30 p.m.
Dinner: Wednesday - Sunday; 4:00 p.m. to closing.
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Phone number
(713) 904-3537
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Chef Greg Martin
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Private party facilities
Bistro Menil has 2 event spaces. The smaller space ( Prive room) has a capacity of 32 guests and overlooks our Patio. The larger space ( Vue Room) overlooks the Menil Collection. Food and Beverage menus can be customized.
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Private party contact
Greg Martin: (888) 689-7719
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Cross street
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Parking details
Large, dedicated complimentary restaurant parking.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine