rise nº2 - Houston
rise n°2 is a French soufflé bistro and wine bar, offering a five sensory experience in an eclectic environment nestled amongst the tree tops. Dine by the twinkling birch lights, transporting you to the French countryside without ever leaving Houston.
We offer savory souffles, sweet souffles, an international Chariot de Fromage (tableside cheese cart), as well as wine flights, soups, salads and more! Be sure to ask us about our most popular dish, the Marshmallow Soup! rise n°2 is a dining experience for all ages. We love to see the children and they love rise so please bring the whole family. Smile, you are at rise! A la prochaine!
Great experience! Delicious food and very friendly service!
Had lunch with a friend who was new to Rise. We did the $35.00 3 course lunch and everything was perfect: salad, marshmallow soup, mushroom souffle, jambon souffle, chocolate and banana foster souffle. And the best coffee!
One of the best parts of the meal was the impeccable service from Ramon, who was attentive, charming, knowledgeable and corrected one tiny error (no sauce with chocolate souffle) quickly. Will return many times, especially if Ramon is there.
Not sure what the hype is about . Thoroughly underwhelming soufflés!
So many great things to say about this place: the decor, presentation, staff, and the food. All wonderful and make for a great choice in choosing a dining venue.
It was a perfect experience! Thank you for making my birthday amazing!
Great service and fun dinner.
Our waiter, Armando or Ramon(can t recall his name) was wonderful.
Another birthday celebrated there, and another very good time at this restaurant! The five of us loved it, the personnel was really nice, and the food very good. If you are craving souffles and very good bread, this is the place to go !
Excellent food, excellent service in a lovely atmosphere.
We had a great dinner experience. The waiter was very helpful as we made are selections and the food was excellent.
European wannabe place that serves (delicious) béarnaise sauce. The amount of sauce given however is completely inadequate. Trying to get more was impossible because the bartender ( I was seated at the bar ) never asked me if all was good. Also, 1/2 glass of water without ice and never refilled. PASS!
Wonderful place to meet with friends. Try the cheese cart.
Delicious! Everyone was pleased with every dish. We're coming back!
Loved spending our special night with you
Full of delicious and delectable
I love visiting France and Rise gives me fond memories.
Sometimes unique dining doesn’t always mean good; However Rise rises (pardon the pun!) to the occasion. A restaurant based on the concept of soufflés is unique and Rise does it very well.
Although not a soufflé the onion soup is so delicious I’d go just to get that. The Jamón and gruyère was wonderful. Highly recommended.
This has been the best dinner for my boyfriend's dinner. We were completely blown away with the food, the wine, and service. I made sure I got the server's name before leaving so we could go there again and have the same person. I'm unsure of how to spell his name as he is from Turkey, but I would recommend asking for him when you dine! We ate the marshmallow soup, crab souffle, mushroom souffle, and the grand mariner. Each were out of this world amazing. I will definitely be coming back to try more souffles or come for a dessert and wine date night.
Great service and food. Perfect place for a celebration!
My favorite lunch spot in all of Houston! We go so often, the staff knows what we love and gets our order going before we sit down. I couldn’t ask for a better place to lunch!
I brought a friend who had never been to Rise and from the momywe walked in she fell in love. Having had the ‘marshmallow’ soup before I highly recommended it to her but found out she was allergic to one of the ingredients. Our waiter suggested she order the French onion soup instead and included the ‘marshmallows’ and mentioned when he served her that they had never done that before! They were creative and went the extra mile which is a real plus in my opinion!!
We have always had wonderful food and service and love the little ‘note’ that is handed to you when you leave. It’s those small, personal touches that set Rise apart!!
Food was fantastic (souffle's), atmosphere was very cozy, and service was very good.
I have been to Rise before and always love the food... but making a reservation there seems to be the way to have the worst experience possible. We made a reservation days before for a friends celebration and our table was shoved in the corner of the restaurant with my chair backing up and hitting the checkout machine. Other groups came in with us with no reservation and were seated at the front of the restaurant or next to the windows or lights. The restaurant is nicely decorated with lights yet my entire party didn’t get to have that experience as we were either staring at the computer or hitting up against it. Shouldn’t reserving a table at a restaurant ensure you actually get a good position? I haven’t been seated in such a bad position before and it really impacted our experience - probably will not be back or at least not plan ahead.
Excellent location food great
Love this restaurant. Onion soup is delicious and soufflé is amazing. Wine list a bit limited on the lower priced scale.
Nice ambiance for a restaurant located within a shopping area.
Great meal. Ordered the 3 course meal with wine pairing. Would have liked a little explanation of the type of wine served.
The food is incredible. Will come back.
This place is Amazing. A must visit whenever we are in Houston!
Everything about Rise is great and they are very accommodating if needing a gluten free option!
The best place in town to get a wide variety of excellent soufflés.
Love the marshmallow soup but found the crabmeat soufflé tasteless.
Everything from the bread to the soufflés (all 3 of them) was wonderful!! A new favorite for me!!
being from the NY area, we found the resteraunt unique. we had the pre fixe 3 courses. Soup or salad and a savory and sweet soufflé. We have only seen souffles on a few dessert menus in our area.
Food was very fresh and tasty.
Welcoming and friendly service.
Loved this restaurant! Impeccable service and food was so delicious. Wine flights are a great value! We came with kids and they really take care of them too. A little toy frog at the end made the night memorable for our two daughters.
I always enjoy Rise N 2. The ambience is wonderful and sharing soufflés is fun. Desserts are wonderful here!
Love the souffles, both savory and sweet. Price fixe lunch menu is a bargain. Very nice Provence-style atmosphere and friendly waitstaff.
We introduced Houston friends to Rise ... they loved the experience. It was a great place to catch up on the last few years ... we are long time fans of No. 1 (we live in Fort Worth) and have family and friends in Houston. It’s a fabulous gathering place for us!
Guess we should’ve thought ahead. As neither of us are huge soufflé fans, ordering the set menu with marshmallow soup, soufflé for main, then soufflé for dessert was a bit much! Food was cooked well, staff were nice, and restaurant was quirky and nice, but I’d probably order something else if I went again!
This is one of my favorite restaurants. I will recommend it too.