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Bistro le Cep

#385 of 7,170 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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11112 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77042-3208
+1 713-783-3985
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Houston, Texas
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bistro le Cep was sold by Joe Manke, the original owner. Since then, it has gone down hill.As reviewers said, the food is nothing special, it is not French, and the menu is very tired. The spatzle is tasteless and dry. The chicken is dry and seems microwaved. The last dessert we had was meringue and was not possible to... More 

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Thank texastraveler92
Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Seriously doubt that the chef has eve been to France. I can get a better baquette at Trader Joe's across the street! And what is the point of escargots served outside the shell? And not delicately basted with garlic butter but DROWNING in some other alternative. Quite sure my chicken breast was topped with canned tomatoes. And I won'e even... More 

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Thank Barbara M
Houston,Texas
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I have been to this restaurant a number of times now, and it is one of my favorites. Usually, I go to this place on special occasions. As French restaurants go, it isn't particularly expensive. It has a nice menu with an Alsatian twist. They make wonderful red cabbage and spåtzle. The escargot is always nice, and the rabbit, an... More 

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1 Thank ZanerHouston_Texas
BistroLeCep, Owner at Bistro le Cep, responded to this review

Hi ZanerHouston_Texas Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a fantastic comment. It was a pleasure to have served you. The rabbit has been a favorite, I am excited you enjoyed it. We look forward to serving you once again. Thank you for being a loyal customer. --Bistro Le Cep Oved Salmeron Owner More 

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1,314 reviews
782 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

French onion soup is a staple here. Mussels were very fresh and bursting with flavor. Steak cooked as ordered. Coq au vin was very nice and a great change of pace. Crab cakes were well done. Nice desert selection. Good service. Prices a little high but not too bad.

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Thank TAMAN1951
BistroLeCep, Owner at Bistro le Cep, responded to this review

Hi Taman1951 Thank you for the beautiful review. It was a pleasure to have served you, and look forward to serving you again. -Bistro Le Cep More 

Houston
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely topcoats food and vine . A must for every Houstonion who nehme him or herself gourmet. Service very friendly and competent I will be back soon Thank you so much and all the Best

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We enjoyed our meal in this cozy quiet restaurant. Nothing exceptional - the seafood stew was modest, the salmon was fresh as was the fish of the day. Portion size were adequate.

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Thank ontheroadnh
Houston, Texas
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218 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The wife and I have been coming in to Bistro Le Cep for several years. We have never had a bad experience. Inside, Le Cep has a comfortable provincial French feel. I think that that also is reflected in the menu. The food selection is not too fussy and more on the old-school country fare. I think that makes it... More 

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Thank Jim S
Junior E, Owner at Bistro le Cep, responded to this review

Hi Jim S. Thank you so much for the excellent review. We are always delighted to read what our loyal guests are saying about us. Thank you for your loyalty, and we hope to continue to be of service to you. Blessing, --Oved Salmeron Owner/GM More 

Jasper, Texas
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We were in Houston last week and enjoyed a dinner Thursday night with excellent service and very good food except for the cheesecake which tasted old. We went back Saturday and had service so mediocre(younger waiter) that it ruined the dining experience. My wife's dinner was still very good but my duck was dry and appeared to have been cooked... More 

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Thank richard c
Junior E, Owner at Bistro le Cep, responded to this review

Hi Richard, I would like to begin by saying thank you for the review. This gives us an opportunity to obtain important feedback as to our performance and gives us an opportunity to improve. Your review was received a while back and be certain that as soon as I received it, I made the necessary changes to better ourselves. Our... More 

Sugar Land
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407 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Even though this is in a strip center, this French restaurant feels like you're inside a home in France. The food is very good, and management seems very interested in making sure you're having a good experience.

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Thank Greg W
Houston, Texas
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I love great service and this restaurant had it. This was my first time to go to Bistro Le Cep, and I thought the restaurant had a cozy and charming atmosphere. My coffee cup was never empty and the servers checked on us numerous times throughout the meal. The dinner was wonderful. I ordered the Chilean Sea Bass and can... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$40
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11112 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77042-3208
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-783-3985

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