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Houston Street Bistro

204 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1815
+1 210-476-8600
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
204 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1815
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

This restaurant is now closed. The space is being replaced by Bella's. While Houston St. Bistro was OK, Bella's is excellent and is suppose to open in a week or two according to their website.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RickT_SA
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Delicious food! Outstanding service! My friends & I received excellent service from our waitress, Jennifer. Mehrdad, the restaurant manager, ensured my meal met my dietary restrictions. Outcome: A wonderful dining experience!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 228margiw
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We just walked in off the street and was pleasantly surprised with great food at reasonable prices. The waiter was very friendly

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank GRMichaelmoore
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Thank you for great food and superb service. Best little hidden place next to the Majestic theater .The family and i came in for dinner Saturday night. Started off with some delicious calamari and crab cake followed by our entree. The food just flowed out...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank msaucedo73
Reviewed 23 May 2018

The place was crowded and the matre'd hadn't received the many messages we left about being delayed; however, we were seated within minutes! The staff could not have been nicer or more helpful, thought rushed off their feet! The food was excellent and we were...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 21 May 2018

What a perfect place to enjoy dinner before a performance at the Majestic! Located just next door, we made reservations at The Houston Street Bistro at 6:30, and we were out in plenty of time for our 8pm show. Recommended are the crab cakes (but...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Shireen J
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have dined at restaurants throughout the United States and France. I placed this bistro in the top 5% of the restaurants we have visited. The food is consistently excellent. Their lead chef has not changed for the last 17 years, and...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank JRP1911
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Whenever my husband and I visit San Antonio, we always make sure and eat at Houston Street Bistro. The food is excellent and the service is prompt. Last night, I had “Wicked “ which is beef tips with onions and peppers. The meat was tender...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Lesia P
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Honestly we've gone here in past years only because of the location next to the Majestic.The food was fine then but it seemed much improved before a recent concert. The theater theme of posters and menu names is a bright note and the servers all...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Marilyn E
Reviewed 28 February 2018

We found ourselves at Houston Street Bistro late one evening when the only other options were high-end $$$$ steakhouses and bistros. Having done that scene sufficiently already, we just wanted some good food at a reasonable price point. Everyone in our group from the youngest...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank timmL7529VK
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13 June 2018|
Response from Barbara W | Reviewed this property |
There is theatre parking next door. It is a multi-story. Within two blocks there are private parking lots as well.
Ken B
3 May 2016|
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Response from krptravel2016 | Reviewed this property |
I walked in and was served. No reservation needed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1815
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-476-8600
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