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1928 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005-1645
+1 713-524-0201
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good18%
  • Average27%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
1 Jul 2016
“Terrible coffee and service”
20 Mar 2016
“Great Lunch Spot in Museum District”
10:00 - 16:00All hours
American, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
1928 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005-1645
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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Went here for a coffee with my wife. She ordered a cappuccino and I ordered an espresso. My wife's drink was almost all milk with almost no foam and my espresso was like watered down diner coffee because he didn't tamp the grounds. I went...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We discovered this little place on our way to the MFAH and popped in for lunch. When we arrived it wasn't very busy and we were able to order and receive our lunches quickly. The soup was excellent and both sandwiches (veggie & tuna salad)...More

Thank mcfiddle
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Warning! The sourdough bread here is highly addictive. In the middle of the beautiful Houston Museum District, Picnic is surrounded by live oak-lined streets and lovely old and new contemporary homes. Lots of options for coffee and tea, freshly baked goods temptingly displayed, salads, soups...More

Thank AnnSays
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Nothing out of the ordinary but you can always expect quick service, great breads, and decent sandwiches. Parking is sometimes difficult.

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

My vegan girlfriend lives walking distance from picnic, and every so often we stop in for a salad or a sandwich.. the food always seems quite fresh, and I like the unpretentious decor. But, last weekend as I was finishing my turkey sandwich, a horrified...More

1  Thank Edmund P
Reviewed 20 November 2013

Picnic provides fresh selections for a meal you can travel with. Nice selection of meats and condiments. Fresh breads and sides as well as great cookies and fresh fruit. Staff is friendly and anxious to please and parking is ample. Overall a nice selection for...More

Thank zepper50
Reviewed 10 October 2012

This place has great sandwiches and great bakery(plus much more). MUST TRY the pimento cheese and lemon bars. Joe, the pastry chef, owners and staff are wonderful!

Thank AliGator14
Reviewed 29 May 2012

Owned by the same folks that own The Raven...just at the other end of the shopping center. Everything, including the bread, is made fresh daily and is a true delight for a quick and enjoyable lunch.

Thank JudyHughes17
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Reviewed 25 August 2008

Sandwiches are alright, but they try to get too fancy and the sauces taste strange.

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Reviewed 12 July 2008

cute spot just north of Rice U. Great fresh sandwiches & cookies

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Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1928 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005-1645
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > University Place
  • Neighbourhood: University Place
  • Phone Number: +1 713-524-0201
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