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Cafe Ginger

#445 of 7,143 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
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1952 W Gray St, Houston, TX 77019-4808 (Driscoll/South Shepherd)
+1 713-528-4288
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Houston, Texas
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65 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So So food, not great. nothing on the lunch plate was exceptional. The egg roll was average at best the broth used to make the won ton soup was tasteless, and the kung pao chicken was so so, I doubt I will be back.

Thank LDA947
Houston, Texas
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Cafe Ginger for our anniversary based on reviews & one recommendation from a friend. Did not disappoint. Beautiful decor, excellent service, quiet atmosphere was all terrific. But the food! We had sushi & salads for our appetizers, and all was fresh and very flavorful. Our entrees were the grilled duck in a wine sauce served over spinach... More 

Thank ChanaEtel
Houston, Texas
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176 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is your best bet in Houston: great location; beautiful venue; very good service --- and wonderful food! Too many great dishes to pick a few, but there are all the classics and many more. New location Uptown on Post Oak.

Thank FilsProdigue
Bellaire, Texas, United States
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712 reviews
403 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Cafe Ginger is currently where Cafe Le Jadite used to be. It took over the space and much of the decor, which is a bit over the top! Large terracotta camels and horses stare at you from high platform, and a large, very red light fixture with dozens and dozens of lights in it hangs from the ceiling. The walls... More 

Thank Gabriel H
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74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

A 4 star Chianese Restraunt has plummeted since the place was shutdown earlier this year due to building damage. The food was cooked but cold. Very little taste unlike it used to have. One bright area was our server Crystal. If you do happen to go here for a meal make sure to ask for her.

Thank tiggerperson
Houston, Texas
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Visited again this week and was warmly welcomed upon entering. The atmosphere was calming and enjoyable. Service was again top notch all around. I had the grilled sea bass which was cooked perfectly. To drink I had the KIBO sake which I highly recommend. Thank you again Cafe Ginger for a wonderful dinner experience.

Thank MattR10
Houston, Texas
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The quality of the food and the dining room makes for a pleasant experience. It is worth dining here vs. takeout. Excellent service. Decent wine list. Would like to see more Cantonese dishes.

Thank ATM666
Ajijic, Mexico
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120 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We were looking for a light meal and Cafe Ginger provided the perfect answer. The three of us shared two starters and two main dishes and they were perfect for our needs. The service was impeccable and the food excellent. Definitely another go-to place in the future. AivarsT

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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125 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We wanted Chinese food and I hadn't been here in some time. Always loved the space since it was Cafe Jadette, and still looks as good as ever. Decided to have the Chinese lunch special with yummy crab puffs and a chicken and eggplant dish that was terrific, with just enough kick with Jalapeños and Thai basil. Big chunks of... More 

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Houston, Texas
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230 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

We were 14 people in a group and they gave us a round table for 14 people. Never seen a round table for 14! Food was excellent and service good. Overall a good place to eat in expensive area of Houston


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1952 W Gray St, Houston, TX 77019-4808
    (Driscoll/South Shepherd)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-528-4288

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?