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Hearsay Gastro Lounge

1308 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Top Tags:
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
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.

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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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What 1308 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner (Houston)
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

I love Hearsay and have been several times. However last Friday there was a water pipe that broke in Downtown Houston causing them to lose water pressure. Was called 4 minutes before my reservation time to tell me they had to be closed by law since they didn’t have water.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

This was our second visit. We absolutely love this place. AJ, our server, was also amazing! He made our dining experience that much more special on my husband's birthday. We had a wonderful time with friends in an amazing setting with delicious food.

OpenTable Diner (Houston)
3.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

The food wasn’t good. Nice manager. Nice ambiance, went our second time before theatre and had main enters. Maybe the hamburgers are better. I would not recommend it for a meal.

3.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Seats are too close to together can hear everything the table next you is saying

5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Really enjoyed the quaint loft atmosphere. The food was really tasty also with great menu options. I would definitely recommend and will go back again.

vipGail (Houston)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

There were four people in my party and everything we all ordered was delicious. Our waiter was friendly and helpful. It was not over-priced. Hearsay Gastro Lounge is my new favorite place.

Foodybyheart (Houston)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Everything was wonderful. The food is good, however, the service is even better.. Make a reservation for guaranteed seating. Get there early and have a drink or two at the bar before your meal. The bartenders are amazing mixologist. Vincent (our server) was remarkable. He assisted with menu and drink selections that suited our taste perfectly. He without a doubt made our evening better. Would definitely recommend for a casual night out. Will definitely return again.

vipYummyRV (Houston)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

The Hearsay Gastro is one of my faves, always excellent cuisine and lively staff. The cocktail menu is the best in town!

OpenTable Diner (Houston)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We love this place ! Excellent energy and ambiance. Great service. Fantastic meal made our 15th Valentine’s Day amazing !

CatherineM (Houston)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

The drinks and ambience were wonderful but the food was just okay. It wasn’t bad but definitely not worth the price. I would go again for appetizers and drinks.

MahwishS (Houston)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Food was amazing and delicious! Staff is great. Prices are reasonable for what you would expect for a restaurant. The night was perfect.

RonoRon (Houston)
4.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

The food here is very good. The service was a little slow and disorganized. We will be back.

OpenTable Diner (New England)
3.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Thoroughly disappointed . Walking in I felt it was a really nice venue for fine dining . However the the food was far from impressive . The beef short rib was tasty but the mac and cheese was the blandest thing I’ve had at a restaurant in a while .

OpenTable Diner (Houston)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Great atmosphere and food - ahi tuna tacos are amazing!

LaHoiaK (Houston)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

My husband and I went to brunch here, for our anniversary and had a phenomenal time. Our waiter, Rob, was amazing and the atmosphere was just right! We will definitely be going back.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

We were seated almost 30 minutes after our reservation time. Were rushed to eat because of a show we were seeing later.

mrgmsc (Houston)
4.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Never fails to deliver. We've visited a few times. Interesting craft cocktails menu. Service always up to par. Will visit again.

Luvjoy (Houston)
4.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

We were looking for a downtown pre-theater casual dinner spot open on Sundays, and Hearsay fit the bill! The food and service were up to par, and we enjoyed the great craft cocktail offerings. We were told their chef had departed, but hopefully they will carry on with a fun & eclectic menu from sandwiches and salads to full course entrees.

vipDavidG (Houston)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Love the ambiance of Hearsay! Such an asset to Downtown. The food is quite good with everything from burgers to steak. We had a lovely table on the 2nd floor balcony and had great service.

JonF (Houston)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Delicious food, beautifully presented. Located in an eclecticly renovated historic building... truly a wonderful evening!