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Mkt Bar

) #52 of 7,266 Restaurants in Houston €€ - €€€ , International,
1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010-3005
+1 832-360-2222
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
Opens in 9 min
09:00 - 20:00All hours
Bar, International, Gastropub, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010-3005
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21 - 30 of 232 reviews

Reviewed 11 February 2017

Was down for Super Bowl and went to Phoenicia on Saturday night after checking into hotel. Tons of food, lots of variety. Service was a little slow, but friendly. Food was good. Location is ideal, right in the middle of the downtown hotels.

Thank Peter O
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Everything I've tried here has been fantastic, and at great prices. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu (the halibut in parchment is a favorite), but you really need to try the daily specials. They are always delicious and a real value. I...More

Thank JennyAGoGo
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I was not too hungry so I just wanted a small dinner. Enjoyed a great flatbread pizza and a beverage. I had been here a couple of years ago when in town and this place was on my list of places to return to. Glad...More

Thank Ray C
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

The vibe here was cool with live music, a busy bar, and the whole place is attached to what appears to be a grocery store (didn't have time to explore). The food was so-so....menu was limited and I ordered the goat tacos which were rather...More

Thank myklrl
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Came here the night of Thursday Oct 6, From memory I think I may have had the Moroccan slider and my friend had the Mac and Cheese, Service was good, Food was good and reasonably priced, if back in Houston would return :)

Thank Harvsman
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is unlike the one on Westheimer. The restaurant and food store are together with the bar off to one end. We found the Sharma area and had wraps. They were large and tasty. The decor is very simple with tables in a hallway between...More

Thank slhokie
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Had the happy hour specials (had to ask for them). Drinks good, appetizers large and tasty. Salad weirdly small. Service attentive, but when we tipped 20% waiter looked insulted?

Thank Ladylaz
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

This place is attached to Phoenicia market but functions as a standalone bar and restaurant on its own. They have five dollar glasses of house wine which is what we tried before heading off to the basketball game. I tried the red blend which wasn't...More

Thank Ciahasher
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Hipp, trendy restaurant with comfortable bar....12 beers on tap, more in bottle/cans. Didn't have wine but selection looked good enough to please most. Music and community tables help complete the scene...food is outrageous.. Easy walking distance from convention center hotels...

Thank Larry K
Reviewed 12 December 2016

My wife and I took my mother-in-law to Phoenicia Market Bar on Saturday for brunch. Our first time to Phoenicia and it did not disappoint. My MIL and I had the black pepper waffle with braised lamb and pecorino romano, while my wife had the...More

Thank Dalton G
Nearby Restaurants
Phoenicia Specialty Foods
881 reviews
.05 km away
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse
65 reviews
.19 km away
Quattro at Four Seasons Houston
250 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Minute Maid Park
2,231 reviews
.64 km away
Discovery Green
635 reviews
.21 km away
Toyota Center
632 reviews
.39 km away
George R. Brown Convention Center
288 reviews
.32 km away
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Does anyone know if you can park here, eat here, but then leave your car parked while you have an event at the Toyota Center?
3 July 2015|
Response from Dadcap | Reviewed this property |
Indoor parking garage is available
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
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
In the heart of Downtown, MKT BAR (short for Market Bar) is a global gastropub within walking distance of many of Houston’s favorite attractions and entertainment venues including Discovery Green, the George R. Brown Convention Center, Toyota Center and Minute Maid Park. There’s something for everyone from live music showcasing popular Houston-area acts and national stars to local art exhibits and family-friendly events.

Award-winning American cuisine with an international twist includes generous family-style portions of classics and comfort food, perfect for sharing. A thoughtful beverage selection features craft beer including local brews, a worldly wine list, sangria and wine-based cocktails.
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