Ouisie's Table

4.6
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$30 and under
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Southern
Known by generations for her hospitality, proprietress Elouise Adams Jones, a.k.a. Ouisie, serves an eclectic collection of Southern foods with an excellent wine list to match. High ceilings and fans in the main dining room it evoke the ambiance of a Texas manor house. The adjacent dining porch overlooking the patio and garden, as well as Cooper’s Wine Bin, provide additional dining and entertaining areas. The daily fare encompasses traditional offerings like her well-loved pimento cheese, the shrimp and grits, and the popular Gulf Coast oysters to the favorite Tuesday special Ouisie’s award winning chicken fried steak with corn pudding. A fine plate of grilled Prime beef tenderloin or a brace of quail stuffed with super lump crab meat with Cognac glaze are good examples of the daily specials one might find on the blackboard.
Lunch and dinner daily, brunch on weekends.

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Skoops
Houston
16 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Service was impeccable, and food was outstanding.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I celebrated our 31st wedding anniversary and the food was delicious, timely, and service excellent. We plan to return often and with friends.

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vipJanet
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely and dellicious

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OpenTable Diner
Central Texas
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always love this place!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Excellent service

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So glad you have reopened!

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vipMistyH
Houston
10 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for brunch on Mother’s Day. The restaurant and employees were abiding by the rules currently set forth. We were not seated closely to another table and were given nice paper menus. Our servers had masks and disposable gloves on. At no point did I feel uneasy about being there. Also our food was wonderful (as usual).

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service and food were all fantastic!

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vipNeverReturn
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and customer service

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LorenC
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ouisie’s staff was remarkable, the food delicious, love this Texas landmark

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vipkyhz
Houston
10 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ouisie's was superb as always. The food, service, and pleasure of a respectful clientele are always appreciated. Their consistent level of excellence never fails to please. We celebrated a birthday in the best way.

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vipMikeM
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ouisie's is my go to place when looking for the perfect place to eat

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vipTama
Houston
82 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and meal at Ouisie's Table- the salmon was exquisite and the service superb!

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall3food3service1ambience3

Waiter was not helpful with meal choices for Gluten intolerance for my daughter plus just overall. Actually said my choice of side was not going to go well with my fish! Then the butternut squash I ordered was completely cold. As was other plates sides. After mentioning this, nothing was said.
Was told the men’s restroom had an awful smell and was not clean. Over all disappointing. Was just glad for the company I was with!

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice location. Everything went well

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Went here for dinner to celebrate our 8th anniversary was not disappointed

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
37 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

For the second time in a row we were forced to eat in the extra dining room due to a reception they had scheduled. No piano music and modest decor. This happened before so we asked during the reservation process if we could get a table in the main room and if they had their Friday night piano music. I was told yes to both requests . But just like last time we and our guests (first time diners) were greatly disappointed. We've eaten at Ouisie's numerous times over the years but I don't think my wife will go back.

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AnneB
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorites in Houston! Great food and service, menu always has a wide selection of delicious choices.

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JIMM
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We thoroughly enjoyed the experience at Ouisie's and were very impressed with the service. The food was outstanding also!

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BARBARA
Austin
6 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great evening as to be expected from this restaurant!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great brunch here on a Saturday morning. Piano was playing and the food was great

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

I hadn't been to Ouisie's for years and was somewhat disappointed. The food was ok but not delicious (eggplant parmesan). Since a wedding was being set up outside, there were lots of people walking back & forth by our table. If the seating hostess had suggested a table further from the patio door, it would have been more enjoyable. Service was fine.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
23 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good food and service. Excellent Bloody Mary at $5. Relaxing atmosphere

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vipRikkiR
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always enjoy coming to Ouisie’s. Could have done without the piano player. His playing was subdued. But it still made the noise level higher

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vipjohnC
Houston
18 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Business breakfast well served in a quiet location

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vipLynnP
Houston
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect as always!

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vipiliketoeat
Houston
59 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ouisie’s Table has been on our must try list since we moved to the Houston area 5 years ago. Wow! So worth the weight. Place was packed for a Tuesday but it seems like that isn’t unusual. Food was superb. Service was also very very good. Only complaint was that our meal came out before we were 1/3 the way through our appetizer. That reflect poor kitchen management. Menu has something for everyone so don’t fear eating here with a variety of palates and foodies. We will surely be back!!

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tcfitz3
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We took out of town friends here, and they have been raving ever since, as have we. Had a great waiter who guided us thru the menu with excellent recommendations. A superb night.

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DanaB
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just love this place -- have gone for 15+ years and one of my close girlfriends and I celebrate our birthdays there, EVERY year. Also, I do business lunches there often as well.
Great job!!

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vipAnna
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ouisie's Table never disappoints. The food, service and ambience is unwavering.

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vipTheSocialButterfly
Houston
14 reviews