Cellar 7 is in the heart of Downtown Houston providing more than just wine: join us for wine 101 classes, event tastings, wine dinners, or just a great place to get away. You're welcome to hang out with a glass or bottle of wine, artisanal cocktails, or a local Texas brew.
Join us before a baseball, soccer or basketball game, a night at the theater, or catching up with friends for a late night.
We welcome you to host your events and gatherings at our little oasis along with a nice full dinner at our adjoining restaurant The District.
$5 Bar Bites all week long
Enjoy $6 dollar Drink Specials
Terms and Conditions:
Valid For: 1 - 20 people
Starts: January 4, 2019
Ends: January 5, 2118
Availability: Mon-Thu 4:00PM-7:00PM
Went on Valentine’s Day. Very few people in the restaurant. Took 20 min to get our drinks almost an hour to get our food. Our appetizer (crab cakes) and dinner (hamburger) came out at the same time.....cold. Do not go here.
It was a really good experience. I took my husband for Valentine's day, and it was a success! The food was sooo good and reasonably priced, service was was great and the ambience was very chill. The only con was how long it took to be serviced BUT once they got on it, they were ON IT. Id go again.
Very friendly wait staff. Good food. There's no hostess stand so when it started getting busy (Valentine's Day) some people came in and didn't know exactly what to do or where to go. That was not a problem for us as we were immediately greeted when we walked through the door.
My husband and I loved The District! Both us is ordered a pasta dish and I ordered a glass of wine. The service was awesome. I can’t remember the girls name but she was so sweet and always checked on us. Will definitely come back again.
Too loud, poor service, good food
The food is really good but it should not take 35 minutes to get a glass of wine and a salad. They were not really busy.
Great place and food was amazing! I will definitely visit again!!!
Food and service were excellent. The braised beef mac n cheese was really good. Shrimp and grits was also tasty.
Great food. Great service. Great atmosphere. Will definitely be back 👌🏽
Service was great!
My husband & I were in Houston overnight between flights and decided to spend time at the MFA on a Sunday. Looked on Open Table & chose the District because it had the broadest choices in menus. The reviews were okay, mostly complaining about service but when we got there were just a few customers, and the staff was completely attentive. We had a nice conversation with Alan, the manager, about developing the wine bar portion of the restaurant. Think he may be new there and trying to get things turned around as he was very involved with the staff. Would have no qualms about recommending this restaurant to anyone who finds themselves in downtown Houston
The restaurant was pretty and well decorated. However the food was just so poor - our salads came out all wilted and limp (not appetizing at all) and was missing various ingredients that were listed on the menu description. We didn’t eat a bite and the wait staff didn’t seem to care/notice. I ordered champagne and a glass of white wine was brought out but was fixed once I said something to the manager nearby. I would have hoped the waiter would have caught this in the first place - no bubbles and in a wine glass as opposed to bubbles in a champagne glass. I had the red fish which was a surprisingly good portion however the broccolini that came with the dish was undercooked - it was like eating a fresh, incredibly salty raw broccolini stem. I had to use my friends steak knife. Onto her steak - she was basically served a tendon. She fought and fought with her steak knife to try and get some edible meat off the tendon however, she was barely able to eat a thing (other than her potatoes). We had to go get her dinner elsewhere. The dessert was terrible, such a disappointment. We ordered the bread pudding however, I’m not even sure what we were brought. The texture was disgusting - some sort of rubber. I could not make out any bread in said “bread pudding”. Tried a piece and quickly put it aside.
I certainly would have hoped the manager or waiter would have noticed that our food was hardly eaten. It was a tough position as we didn’t want to offend and recognized it was not our waiters fault but rather the chef or menu designer. I will not be recommending to friends nor will I be going back.
Food was really good. Owner came out multiple time to make sure everything was good.
Oysters were great, Shrimp & Grits were wonderful but the Pork Osso Buco was less than impressive.
We dined at The District before seeing a show at the Hobby Center. It was an easy walk to the Hobby Center, and our service was well-timed to the event. The Brussels sprouts appetizer was outstanding, and my shrimp & grits entree was very good as well. We were seated by the windows and enjoyed watching the street scene as we ate.
Came here for a mother-daughter date night before taking my little girl to see beauty and the beast at the hobby center. The food, ambiance, and service was great. She enjoyed herself and at the age of 7 has decided she will return. Check this place out. The fries are amazing, but so is everything else.
We chose The District based on seating availability for the time we wanted. The food was EXCELLENT ! Our waitstaff member, Olivia, was friendly, helpful and went above and beyond for us. The owner checked on us twice and gave us a delicious dessert to celebrate our 27th anniversary. I say YES “The District” and you should too!
The food was good, the Happy Hour prices were good and there were several things to choose from. We had a new server and she really tried but we had to get her attention several times. The Manager corrected her several times, loudly enough for us to hear, which was very unprofessional. She was trying and was very nice but she was learning and he was not very patient with her.
The restaurant has a good feel and a great location. I would recommend that you try it at least once. I will be back.
My girlfriend and I tried The District for an early dinner before going to The Hobby Center to see “Beauty and the Beast.” This was the best choice we could have made. Alan met us at the door, he had our table all ready with a nice rose setting for our date night. He had set up our table far away from the large group they had in the back of the restaurant. He made a few suggestions from the menu. We ordered an appetizer that was perfect. Then, we ordered our entrees which were amazing. The, she and I split a Tres Leches for dessert. We both left with full stomachs and a full heart of love for this fantastic place. We will absolutely be back. Thank you, Alan, for making our date night wonderful. The parking lot that it rents from is very confusing on how to get in and out of, with one set of elevators on the far end from the restaurant...but that isn’t The District’s fault at all. Love, love, love this place!
Found this place via Open Table. It’s in a great area of downtown. I was surprised it wasn’t more crowded given the location so when we first walked in we naturally became a little nervous the food, drinks, or service might not be the best. We were pleasantly surprised. There were lots of options on the menu and the bar options were plentiful. Everything was great and the service was spot on. I’d definitely recommend this place to others and won’t hesitate to go back myself.
Great food and great service.
The District is fast-casual restaurant with nicely priced meal options. It is only a few blocks from Houston's Theater District and right on a Metro train line. We were looking for a restaurant with a romantic atmosphere, whereas The District seemed more like a bistro/pub. It seemed like fine place for a bite and drinks with friends.
Great find, on rail line, just a few blocks from Jones Hall/theatre district! Casual with a separate but connected bar room next door!!! Very reasonably priced dinners, well prepared!!
The food was alright and the waiters were very nice, however the kitchen was sooooo slow. There were only three other patrons in the restaurant and we were all waiting for way too long. Would not recommend to anyone with anything to do later in their day.
Severely understaffed, horribly slow. Waiter was very nice and made a decent effort to keep us happy but two tables on either side of us got up and left without being served.
Cute restaurant, great location. BUT...Terrible service. We saw 3 tables get up and leave .. never even got menus. We stayed because I am too polite for my own good. Food was just okay.
The food was good, just lacked service. We were seated at a dirty table to start and then we moved after no action on that or drink orders taken. New area we moved to the waitress/bartender was super sweet and tried her best, but was overwhelmed! Too many others standing around. Note: the restaurant was not busy at all, so no excuse.
I wish I could say this was the worst service in Houston, but sadly it was not. We had a string of bad service at 3 restaurants in a row on our visit. At the District it took 30 minutes just to get drinks after being seated. We were there for an hour and half without the server ever taking our food order. I would not recommend based on the lack of customer service and timeliness.
Great menu, food was good, lots of choices. The atmosphere was ideal for a date, not too loud but still vibrant.
server was great, food was really good as well as the wine and cocktails.....not sure why I didn't get any OpenTable points for making this reservation though.....
Stopped in for dinner during Houston restaurant week, the 8oz filet was right on point! It was a rainy night and very quiet, we were one of two tables running. Our server was amazing, made great recommendations and we enjoyed talking with her
The food was a good value and tasty. Bill was very personable.
I’m a food & Beverage Manager with a restaurant participating in Austin Restaurant Weeks. It was nice to experience HRW from the guest side. The food was incredible, service was great. I hope to return next time I’m in Houston.
Service was a bit slow, they were not busy at all so it was a little surprising. Overall it was good, everyone enjoyed their meal. Was told the potatoes that came with the steak were very mediocre, on the flip side another friend said the brussel sprouts were great.
The food was amazing, only rivaled by the fantastic staff. Will definitely be coming back!
I went with friends from out of town for brunch. The food was not cooked well, (eggs were undercooked and potatoes were burnt black). The server was friendly. This is another concept that will most likely fail in this great restaurant space.
Overall, great for our big group and service was good. However, the food was subpar.
We sat and waited a long time to place an order even though the restaurant was almost empty on a Saturday night. Water was not refilled. Food was very good but the lack of service and minimal ambiance would keep me from going back
I had a reservation for outside and walked in to no hostess but was told we could sit anywhere so I decided to sit inside. The service was.... not great. The waiter was kind but he took the order and disappeared for 20-25 minutes in between everything. My appetizer didn’t come with the sauces listed on the menu and they ran out of the one dessert I wanted. My veggies/sides came out super cold but he re-made then for me when I asked. The GM was also very nice but came over to the table only after finding out my food was cold. No table touch although I made eye contact frequently and he saw we were there for awhile (which he mentioned on the table touch), I know it’s Houston Restaurant week and next door (the oyster bar) was packed but I expected so much more. At the end, I needed to use the restroom and it was FILTHY. Unusable. Worse than a gas station in the middle of nowhere’s restroom. I couldn’t stand being in there. I would love to return but necessary changes should be made.