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Phoenicia Specialty Foods

1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010-3005
+1 832-360-2222
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“specialty foods” (67 reviews)
“shawarma” (47 reviews)
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Open Now
08:00 - 19:00 Hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010-3005
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From the moment you walk in here you will know it’s somewhat different from your usual “store”. It’s not the cheapest but you get what you pay for - right. Choice and quality are up there, you won’t be disappointed.

Thank Deepseadiverdave
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best food ever!! Excellent salad bar, soups and hot food bar. Great wine selection and desserts to die for.

Thank kmcanby
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped by nearly every day for the week we were in town. Specility foods which help make our trip special. Staff friendly and helpful.

Thank Fred K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing store for the culinary curious.Tired of the same old lunch in downtown Houston? Head over to Phoenicia Market, where you can try pre-prepared gourmet dishes from around the world. I love the cold boiled shrimp, the calamari salad and the eggplant ikra.Can't decide what...More

Thank jimbutlerlaw
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you like Arab food here will find everything... also there is a restaurant next to... I recomen this place any time

Thank Jose A R
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love this place. The hot food is delicious. Always a long line during weekday lunch time but well worth it. They give you plenty of food. Grocery store has everything you need and everything you didn't know you needed. If you are staying downtown...More

Thank cathleentruong
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love the bakery. I get most Mediterranean and Middle Eastern foods in the store. If you want freshly made breads, pitas, sweets, this is the place to be. The cheese variety is great too.

Thank shirleycL7489XN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great selection of Arabic, Greek, Turkish food. I live in Qatar so was happy to find authentic food here in Houston and the coffee is amazing. Great breakfast choices andI highly recommed the Aleppo Potatoes (similar to Batata Harra)

Thank prinnyabroad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at Four Seasons Houston and walked across street for first visit to this wonderful store of deliciousness. I’ll personally vouch for the fresh figs, Almond croissant, piping hot fresh chicken noodle soup and minestrone, Armenian string cheese, homemade pits chip were excellent. Also happy...More

Thank TheBigDrip
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was staying at the Four Seasons, and so I was close enough to walk to this amazing gem! I found exactly what I was looking for. Cream, exquisite cheeses, gourmet chocolate, including some that was sugar free! (Lilly's.) The check-out lanes were well staffed,...More

Thank Christy L
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28 October 2018|
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Response from Cynthia H | Reviewed this property |
Unsure, go to website.
4 June 2017|
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Response from Traveling007Texan | Reviewed this property |
The answer is yes. There are stairs but an elevator is available. Some of the rows are narrow but you should be able to get along fine. The employees are very helpful and will assist you with anything you may need.
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19 April 2017|
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Response from Adultfamily | Reviewed this property |
In deli department, you can select items and there is seating to eat at the store.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010-3005
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 832-360-2222
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