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Sambucca Houston

909 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002-3108
+1 713-224-5299
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Great Ambiance

New in Houston and trying to experience Houston restaurant and night life. Love Sambuca and the... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
_thessrey
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Houston, Texas
Skip it

The place is gross and dirty. Food was blah and restrooms dirty. Band was good but skip it if... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
Lalctx
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good23%
  • Average36%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
28 Dec 2016
“Great Ambiance”
22 Oct 2016
“Skip it”
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 00:00
LOCATION
909 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002-3108
Downtown
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+1 713-224-5299
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

New in Houston and trying to experience Houston restaurant and night life. Love Sambuca and the ambiance. I like the band playing my first time, however, the band has been hit or missed last time I went to Sambuca Excellent service and drinks. bathroom needs...More

Thank _thessrey
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The place is gross and dirty. Food was blah and restrooms dirty. Band was good but skip it if you're hungry

1  Thank Lalctx
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Visited here despite the mixed reviews. Great singer playing cover versions with a slightly African vibe. Service was good, food was fair. 2 great cocktails and reasonably priced. On the downside, the toilets were a disgrace. My husband said he'd seen worse, at Glastonbury. Wouldn't...More

1  Thank CLONorthWales
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

This place is great for a business lunch or a drink after hours. Some refer to it as the best "Cougar" bar in the city. for Mother's Day they had a $33 buffet with music so we figured we would meet my parents and enjoy....More

Thank Neil P
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Had heard about this place being great, so we had time before a show at Jones Hall one evening...UGH!! Drinks were to sweet (to much syrup), food was mediocre and to cap it off, we saw a damn RAT running across the overhead piping...anyway, certainly...More

Thank jessshows
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Looking to eat, dance and be Merry? This eatery offers Live Music 7 nights a week. In my business trip (10 days) we visited 3 times! Once on my own, then a couple of guys and then with a large group of collegues Clientele are...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Found Sambucca through a search engine for downtown restaurants. The cocktail menu was unique. I tried a coconut mojitos that was delicious. Our waiter Andrew was very helpful describing the items on the menu and recommending items to our party. One of my friends had...More

Thank Floridadaydreamer
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I are staying downtown to celebrate our 6th wedding anniversary, and our dinner experience at Sambuca last night was more than wonderful. This is one of my favorite places downtown, and I'm happy to say it's now even higher on my fav...More

Thank Rebecca Z
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

A bit overpriced, but the food was good enough. The service could have been better though. I liked the drinks!

Thank Anna U
Reviewed 23 August 2014

I visited last night with some girlfriends. We had a reservation for 5 @ 7PM. Two of us arrived early and grabbed a drink at the bar. The bar service was immediate and friendly even though it was busy. When the rest of our party...More

Thank Amanda77433
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