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Bistro Menil, Houston, TX

Bistro Menil

4.8
4.8
1672 Reviews
$30 and under
French
Bistro Menil offers European-inspired, American fare paired with craft beer, cask wine and thoughtfully selected wines by the glass or bottle.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 31 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    French, Unspecified, European
  • Hours of operation
    Wed–Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (713) 904-3537
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Owned/operated by
    Latinx or Hispanic, LGBTQ+
  • Executive chef
    Chef Greg Martin
  • Private party facilities
    Bistro Menil has 2 event spaces. The smaller space ( Prive room) has a capacity of 32 guests and overlooks our Patio. The larger space ( Vue Room) overlooks the Menil Collection. Food and Beverage menus can be customized.
  • Private party contact
    Greg Martin: (713) 904-3537
  • Neighborhood
    Montrose
  • Cross street
    Mandel
  • Parking details
    Large, dedicated complimentary restaurant parking.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • Afternoon Tea Service

    $70.00 per person

    Prepaid

    Multiple dates available
    A 24-hour advance booking is required. Tea service is offered Wednesday-Sunday, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. If payment is not made by 11:00 am the reservation will be cancelled. Tea service is $70 per person (includes tax & gratuity) with a two-person minimum (odd number parties are accepted). Cancellations for refunds MUST be made before 11:00 AM the day of the reservation by calling (713) 904-3537. Mail, email, and text messages are not accepted for cancellation. A credit card processing fee of 8% will be assessed for the refund. Splitting of tea service is not available. Unfortunately, we do not offer Vegan, Dairy-Free, or Sugar-Free as a part of our tea service. Dietary constraints should be noted when the reservation is made.

What 1,672 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Houston

    French

  • Houston

    French

1,672 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    My steak was significantly overcooked to the point of being chewy. It ruined the experience for me. Also, the waiter was less than attentive. I had looked forward to dining here, but left disappointed.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had the tea service and the food and service was great. It was a great experience.

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  3. SteveL

    Houston

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Love this place! Great food, service, and value. Very friendly atmosphere and concierge location.

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  4. francophileVAC

    Houston

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent. We were on the patio in side would have been too noisy

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  5. HifziA

    Houston

    35 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on April 7, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place lunch or brunch, but service can be improved.

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  6. prettygood

    Houston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely place for a family meal, upbeat and lively atmosphere, and great food

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  7. PhillipB

    Houston

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We love the atmosphere, the food, and the location! Chef Greg Martin and his staff are amazing! Bistro Menil is absolutely one of the best spots in all of Houston!

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  8. PaulL

    Houston

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 29, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    Service was poor. Had to wait 15 minutes for drink. Ordered appetizer it took forever. When came, ice cold. Servers and cook having loud party in kitchen. Won’t return again.

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  9. MarkL

    San Francisco

    27 reviews

    4.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on March 28, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Bistro Menile is always a sound consistent location for dinner. Patio can be amazing, food is consistently good. Staff is always friendly.

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  10. sposin

    Los Angeles

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on March 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent location, excellent food and excellent service!

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FAQs

Bistro Menil offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (713) 904-3537.

Bistro Menil is rated 4.8 stars by 1672 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 31 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Bistro Menil

1513 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77006

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Mandel
  • Neighborhood
    Montrose
  • Hours of operation
    Wed–Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    French, Unspecified, European
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    Large, dedicated complimentary restaurant parking.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Owned/operated by
    Latinx or Hispanic, LGBTQ+
  • Executive chef
    Chef Greg Martin
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (713) 904-3537
  • Private party facilities
    Bistro Menil has 2 event spaces. The smaller space ( Prive room) has a capacity of 32 guests and overlooks our Patio. The larger space ( Vue Room) overlooks the Menil Collection. Food and Beverage menus can be customized.
  • Private party contact
    Greg Martin: (713) 904-3537
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