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Bistro Lancaster

701 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002-2712
+1 713-228-9502
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
701 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002-2712
Neighbourhood: Downtown
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We’ve eaten here several times and have always been pleased with the food and the service. Given the restaurant’s location in the heart of the theater district, it is not unusual for the restaurant to go from totally empty to completely full in a matter...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location for dining pre-theater, opera etc. Very well-managed with an eye to timing and the service friendly, helpful and expeditious.

Thank dhw1m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great breakfast and lunch here, and staff was amazing, well done and would recommend to locals and tourists alike, worth the trip for great food

Thank RSNY
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We opted to eat right in the hotel one night, and it was a very nice experience-- food very good, service very prompt.

Thank Elana V
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We enjoyed our meal in spite of the cramped quarters. The salads were unamazing; my husband liked his Bistro salad more than I liked the Caesar--it lacked the bite of a truly good Caesar (the dressing seemed watered down). We doubled-down on seafood and won...More

Thank HurricaneFinley
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Exceptional service and wonderful food! We had the steak special and dessert! The atmosphere was really nice, not too loud! Can't wait to go back and visit again!

Thank kmontes4u
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

while staying in the Lancaster i dined in the bistro a number of nights, and tried most of the menu. by far in my opinion the best dishes were the hummus, lamb chops and the fillet minion .... cooked to perfection and the staff were...More

Thank jphoward1971
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We loved the Bistro! Service was excellent and the Food and Drinks were delicious. Very convenient to have a pre-Show Dinner here. We will be back.

Thank PartyMartiniHouse
Reviewed 22 December 2016

On recent stay at the Lancaster we had a splurge, staying in the DeGeorge Suite, so nice that we decided on dinner en suite at the beautiful dining table. So we ordered room service from the Bistro and the Filet Mignon was marvelous, tender and...More

Thank bergenbound
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

A nice restaurant in the downtown theatre district of Houston. Good food limited selection, the service staff were very friendly and helpful. Nice atmosphere would eat there again.

Thank Citnalta098
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What is the appropriate attire? I was planning on dressing business casual.
18 May 2017|
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Response from LancasterManagement | Property representative |
Yes, business casual is fine. See you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002-2712
  • Public Transportation: Houston Metro Light Rail
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-228-9502
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Lancaster