The Annie Cafe & Bar

4.6
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Located at 1800 Post Oak Blvd. in the heart of the Galleria area, The Annie Café & Bar offers a fresh take on Texas-influenced American cuisine by award-winning Executive Chef Robert Del Grande. The latest concept from Houston-based Berg Hospitality Group and restaurateur Benjamin Berg, the revamped legendary restaurant provides Houstonians with a well-rounded, approachable menu in a vibrant, sophisticated atmosphere. For more information, visit www.theanniehouston.com or call 713.804.1800. Follow us on social media: @theanniehouston
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GP
Houston
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 2

Food was as good as it was at RDG, but the ambiance has changed quite a bit. Too crowded with too many tables, so noisy it was hard to have a conversation. We loved RDG, but the new version is just trying way too hard to be a hot spot. It's a shame to lose the old place.

LN
Houston
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Noise higher that anticipated. Some sauces not much southwestern flavor. Lamb chops excellent. Duck breast bland and a bit tough. Service was tremendous both wait staff and valet.

NY
Houston
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The food was very good. I wasn't a complete fan of the redfish on the halfshell, but the pasta dish with shrimp sausage won me over!

OT
Las Vegas
23 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food! Excellent service. Love the new place. Big improvement.

AC
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love the bar tenders and the manager of cafe annie

S
Houston
70 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Such a beautiful new space and many of the wonderful staff of the former Cafe Annie/RDG days! Houston, we have a WINNER!!

ND
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

I came here with my team from work. Overall, loved the ambiance and the food. The restaurant staff went out of their way to be hospitable from the second we walked in the door. However, our server did not seem very knowledgeable about the menu (couldn’t answer our questions about what certain dishes were / what was in them) and our service was very slow (2.5 hour dinner).
This restaurant was recently reopened, so I’m sure they will work out the kinks soon.

KE
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I’ve been an Annie girl for years. I absolutely love the new rendition. The food is great snd the space is light and fresh. Wonderful!

The Annie Cafe & Bar
Responded 4 days ago

Thanks for leaving us such a wonderful review. We hope to see you again soon!

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OT
Denver
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Homemade pasta is a must try. Cute place.

The Annie Cafe & Bar
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for a wonderful review! We hope to see you again soon.

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FF
Houston
123 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great time! We had a birthday dinner celebration and had a table for 8 and it was wonderful! Star did a great job! The food was really wonderful and we love the new atmosphere!

The Annie Cafe & Bar
Responded 4 days ago

We are so grateful for your kind words. Thanks for sharing your review with us. We hope to see you again soon!

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DS
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Tuna crudo and crab tostadas were excellent. Chicken enchilada needs more flavor and/or spice. Creamy ricotta was just o. k., bland. I suggest you serve it warm.

The Annie Cafe & Bar
Responded 4 days ago

Thanks for a kind review! We look forward to seeing you again.

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R
Houston
15 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Newly renovated & under new management! Great Art Deco with fantastic service ! They have shared with us there will be more creative menu to offer soon ! Can’t wait to go back trying the new dishes !

The Annie Cafe & Bar
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this amazing review. We hope to see you again soon!

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R
Miami
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place for food and drink and pretty people!

The Annie Cafe & Bar
Responded 4 days ago

Thanks for leaving us such a wonderful review. We are thrilled that you loved your experience. We look forward to seeing you again!

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CK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wow! It opens to great success. The new decor is stunning; the food and service was amazing. I loved the old Cafe Annie and was heartbroken when it closed. This pays homage to the original Cafe Annie but with a slight update that make it exciting and fresh. The outdoor patio is an amazing space, I almost hate to share.

The Annie Cafe & Bar
Responded on October 1, 2019

This review made our day! Thank you for a great review and for taking the time to rate us. We hope to see you again soon!

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KK
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience! The new decor is elegant without being pretentious or overbearing-very comfortable. The food and service exceeded expectations - can’t wait to go back. Best new dining experience in a long time. Cudo’s!!!!

The Annie Cafe & Bar
Responded on October 1, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review us and for your kind words! We hope to see you again soon. Have a wonderful day!

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AB
Houston
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 5

I don’t have any interest to go back and try it again.

D
Houston
30 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

They are off to a great start with the new design and layout. Nice that they kept some of the old favorites but now with some nice new additions. Same great service. Glad they are back open.

The Annie Cafe & Bar
Responded on October 1, 2019

Thank you for a wonderful review! We hope to see you again soon!

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The reviews below were submitted before September 13th 2019, when this restaurant changed management.
RK
Houston
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Restaurant was closed. We showed up for our 7:30 reservation that we confirmed and found out the restaurant had suddenly closed for renovations. Least they could have done is reached out to those with reservations. I was looking forward to this dinner with a group of 7 from out of down. Big let down. If that's how the new ownership runs the place, I won't go back when they reopen.

LS
Austin
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 3

Mother's Day brunch service was very good, but the food was mediocre at best. It was not worth the price and I would not recommend their Mother's Day Brunch to anyone.

F
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went for the Mother’s Day brunch and it was fantastic. The three children all found food they enjoyed and the adults were very please. Cafe Annie never disappoints.

b
Dallas
1 review
Dined on May 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Superb would cover it nicely...wonderful food (had the rabbit on our server's recommendation), impeccable service...add in a quiet Monday evening and it was a special experience...

K
Houston
11 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Cafe Annie never disappoints. The quality and presentation of the food is outstanding. The menu is well priced given the quality of the food. Houston has many great restaurants and Cafe Annie is definitely in the top tier.

F
Houston
22 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a wonderful place to go. The food is dependably delicious and the staff is so friendly. They have good recommendations.

D
Houston
31 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lunch at Cafe Annie was delicious and elegant, and service was excellent. Until a loud party arrived, I was able to carry on a conversation during the meal with my table mate.

AJ
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great time. Amazing food!

ST
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Terrific seafood. Great atmosphere. Amazing service. You wil not be disappointed.

OT
Houston
52 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We celebrated our 34th anniversary there. Such special memories of the old days when we had more disposable income before kids and spent many special occasions and New Years Eve dates at Cafe Annie. Robert and Mimi have kept those times alive to this day with the delicious food and impeccable service. The dining area and bar are beautiful Hats off to Enrique for being the most awesome and attentive waiter possible. Hoping to spend many more special occasions with you.

Linda and Kelly Younger

RL
Houston
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food here is always amazing, fresh and superbly executed, innovative and bright, and the waitstaff is probably the best in town. Robert and Mimi (chef and owners) are always the consummate hosts. Cafe Annie is a very special restaurant.

AV
Houston
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Cafe Annie made our anniversary very special. Thank U!!

DO
Singapore
3 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food with complexity and nuanced flavor. Service was excellent. Wonderful patio for after dinner espresso and dessert.

OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Super awesome assisting in this celebration.

S
New Orleans
69 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

Appeared to us as though this place was struggling. The large inviting dining room has now been closed off an dedicated to private events. What use to be table seating in the bar area is now the dining room. The place was only half full at 8:00 and there was no one at the bar which in the past was a bit of a hot spot. . Food quality was good but the atmosphere was such that you just wanted to eat and get out of there.

TX
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were treating ourselves to a relaxing and elegant evening out. The food was appropriately elegant and the ambiance comfortably quiet.

We worried to each other that the place was less than half full: I hope that’s not an ominous sign for the future of such a classy restaurant.

WC
New York Area
54 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food, service and ambiance are consistently excellent, as they have been for decades. Still one of Houston's best restaurants. Robert and Mimi are always outstanding.

OT
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exquisite food, service, & ambience!! Great for dates!

d
Houston
28 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

the restaurant accommodate us with a quick change of diners from a party of 6 to 8. within minutes we were seated promptly. service and food were excellent. we will definitely be back again

TN
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Food is not good as before

TR
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 1food 4service 4ambience 1

When we arrived for our 7 pm reservation, we were told that Open Table was not supposed to allow reservations for 5 and that it would "be a while" before they could seat us. The restaurant was very empty at the time, and there were many open tables for 5, but the hostess would not seat us because she said those tables "were reserved." This was very annoying because we had a reservation! We were offered a table for 4 in the bar, which we declined because we had five people. Eventually we were seated, but we were made to feel uncomfortable and unwanted -- like we had done something wrong by making a reservation online. It was a bad start to the evening and tainted the entire night. I emailed the restaurant about this on Saturday evening but the restaurant did not respond.

JA
Dallas
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was my first visit to Cafe Annie, and it was everything I expected and more. Cafe Annie made our Valentines Day celebration pleasant and unforgettable at the same time. I can't say enough about the superb wine selection and amazing entries. If you are looking for a venue to make an impression on group of people, or to simple have an intimate romantic evening, I would highly recommend Cafe Annie.

KR
Houston
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great overall though my date ordered a medium-well new york stip steak & it did come out bloody & very rare, it was more like it was just seared on both sides & not cooked fully.

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