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Hearsay Gastro Lounge

1275 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Good for a Date (33)
  • Bar Seating (17)
  • Handcrafted Cocktails (17)
Hearsay Gastro Lounge is conveniently located in Houston’s Historical Market Square on the corner of Travis and Congress. Housed in the 2nd oldest building in Houston, this Chic Antique venue is home to this one of a kind restaurant and lounge serving up delicious American inspired sandwiches, salads and entrees. We feature an extensive wine list, numerous beers on draft and premium liquors with a focus on Scotch Whiskey. Specializing in Handcrafted Specialty Cocktails, Hearsay Gastro Lounge is a destination for both food and cocktail enthusiasts'. Open late night and serving up small and large appetizers, Hearsay is a great place for a late night cocktail and bites.

Come see if the rumors are true!

Sip, Savor + Shake.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Contemporary American, Gastro Pub, American
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday: 11am-12am (serving Small Plates from 3pm-4pm and Dinner 4pm-12am)
Friday - Saturday: 11am-3pm (Saturday Brunch only) (serving Small Plates from 3pm-4pm, Dinner from 4pm-12am, and Small Plates from 12am-1am)
Sunday: 10am-3pm (Brunch Only) Dinner: 4pm-10pm (serving Small Plates from 3pm-4pm)

Jan 27 - Feb. 6, 2017
Jan 27: 11am - 2am
Jan 28: 11am - 2am
Jan 29: 10am - Midnight
Jan 30: 11am - 2am
Jan 31: 11am - 2am
Feb 1: 11am - 2am
Feb 2: 10am - 2am
Feb 3: 10am - 2am
Feb 4: 10am - 2am
Feb 5: 10am - 2am
Feb 6: 10am - Midnight
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Phone number
(713) 225-8079
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Edwin Chanas
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Hearsay Gastro Lounge offers limited special catering services ranging from lunches to off-site dinner events. Our staff is eager to work with you to design and create the perfect experience. Please call us to place your catering order. Minimum order required. Delivery fees apply.
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Cross street
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Parking details
Parking options include front door valet service after 6pm, street parking and downtown parking lots. Please obey street signs and all local, state, and federal traffic laws. We are not responsible if you violate city parking rules. Valet is not associated with Hearsay Gastro Lounge and any disputes related to valet should be taken up with their company.
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Public transit
METRO Rail Stops nearby: UH-Downtown, Preston, Main Street Square
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The restaurant features live music every Wednesday for Ladies night and during Sunday Brunch.
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Special events & promotions
On most holidays and celebratory days, we have lunch, dinner, cocktail, or beer specials or features. Please call us for more information or visit
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Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Hearsay Gastro Lounge offers the finest craft cocktails, new American dishes, and a chic-unique dining experience in historic Downtown Houston, TX.

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Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Come celebrate with that special someone in a romantic setting at Hearsay Gastro Lounge, where will be having our Limited menu and a 4 Course prefix Menu for $55. We will also be featuring a Godiva Chocolate Martini, Pom Tini Moet specials and finish it off with some chocolate covered strawberries

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

What 1275 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner (Charleston)
Dined 2 days ago

Went here while visiting Houston and was very pleased. Cocktails were delicious and creative. The “El Diablo” was especially delicious. Great service and food, would definitely return.

Dined 6 days ago

Very attentive and friendly staff. Food is always excellent and served hot verses warm no matter what the wait is. Positive environment and very welcoming.

OpenTable Diner 
Dined 7 days ago

I really enjoyed everything!!! Table was ready when we arrived food and mimosas were both great. Only downfall was trying to find parking so get there early to find parking

vipOpenTable Diner (Houston)
Dined on January 10, 2018

Just love this restaurant . Always pick for theater and sporting events. Great food and ambiance.

OpenTable Diner 
Dined on January 7, 2018

Fantastic like always

OpenTable Diner 
Dined on January 7, 2018

The food and service was AMAZING! This was our first visit and we absolutely loved it. Can’t wait to return.

OpenTable Diner (Houston)
Dined on January 1, 2018

We really enjoyed our New Year's dinner! Everything was great and we will be back!

Priya (New England)
Dined on December 31, 2017

We were made to sit in front of the restroom when the entire place was empty for over an hour and a half after we arrived. I tried to get a time of around 6.30/7 for the reservation, but opentable was showing that my best latest dinner time available was 5.15 pm. Like I stated before, the place was EMPTY, and I am not exaggerating, at one point around 6.15, there were more than twice as many restaurant staff than people in the place. We did ask for a different table, but we were told ALL of them were "reserved"! Food is strictly OK, for the price they charge, I would not bother with this place. I am curious why this place has such good ratings, probably the other places in Houston are not as good is the only explanation I can come up with.

OpenTable Diner 
Dined on December 31, 2017

Service was good, even with upstairs busy. Kitchen was questionable. Coffee warm , not hot. My steak and eggs were over cooked.

OpenTable Diner (Tallahassee)
Dined on December 31, 2017

First and foremost, the food was outstanding and reasonably portioned. Don’t go with a huge appetite without being prepared for a large bill.

With that said, our service was so terrible, I don’t know we would return. Our waters weren’t being refilled and our expensive cocktails seemed to be the last ones attended to for each order. For two of us, we spent 1.5 hrs for a 2 course meal, a bit excessive I’m my opinion. Maybe it was due to the holidays, or maybe the service just needs another look.

Anyways, hope this helps the next group making an educated guess on where to go out for a nice downtown Houston meal