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Barnaby's Cafe

#139 of 7,179 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neartown/ Montrose
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414 W Gray St, 801 Congress, Houston, TX 77019-4443
+1 713-522-8898
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal and great service. I took my two picky eaters to try out Barnaby's for their first time and they absolutely loved the food, environment, and the attention that they received. We were not able to finish our meals due to the generous servings. My older grandson had a blue cheese and bacon burger, and the... More 

Thank Linda C
Boston, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Barnaby's Cafe is a restaurant that is opened for breakfast, lunch and dinner near The Museum District in Houston. It had a really good variety menu of breakfast items, sandwiches and salads. The decor was very cool photos of dogs. It had a spacious interior with a bar and a nice outside patio.

Thank BB2121
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115 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Several friends and I stopped by for dinner and to visit. The food was good (I have eaten there before). Love sweet potato fries. Even the wine we had with dinner was not bad for a house wine (they don't have a big selection).

Thank Radford S
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134 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Family went for lunch! Grandson had a bacon hamburger! Huge! Lots of food for the price! Daughter and I shared a salad and had food left over! My husband had their club and it was delicious ! Lots of food for very good price!

Thank Booklady12
El Paso, Texas
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

This quaint spot had a diner feel and the menu choices are plentiful. I had the egg salad and it was a very large plate and very delicious. Probably the best meal I had during my weekend in Houston and very friendly staff and great service. I can't wait to go back.

Thank GabrielBFly
Houston, Texas
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129 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Barnaby's Cafe is a casual restaurant in the Midtown/Montrose area of Houston, very close to downtown. They serve a wonderful variety of burgers, salads (my favorite is the chinese chicken salad), and chicken/beef/Mexican entrees. Friendly servers. As much as I like their fries, they will gladly substitute sautéed spinach or fresh broccoli, which is what I had the other night... More 

Thank ahur111
Houston, Texas
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115 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. The guacamole is very fresh and tasty. I had the feta and spinach burger. It was cooked to perfection! They thought of every element from the fresh spinach to the very tasty feta and olives. The fries were lightly seasoned, crunchy on the outside and yumm. The presentation of each dish makes you want to dive in. My... More 

Houston, Texas
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62 reviews
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Reviewed 26 November 2016

when i lived in montrose this was one of my regular places to eat. came downtown to see the bats come out from under the waugh street bridge and was thinkig of a place nearby to eat- i had a friend and my three kids with me and everyone wanted something different. barnabys came to mid and it was a... More 

Thank fred s
Sarasota, Florida
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116 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We chose Barnaby's for an early breakfast in the Montrose area. From the outside, Barnaby's architecture and colors are really inviting. When you walk in, the decor is eclectic with an amazing ceiling. And the staff made us feel totally at home. Nina was especially helpful and patiently described about half a dozen items on the menu. We finally choose... More 

Thank SarasotaBill
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94 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

A great mix of food...even a lot of variety in vegetarian options. A must try is the spinach lasagna. Laid back atmosphere, reasonably priced and good service

Thank Enna J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 414 W Gray St, 801 Congress, Houston, TX 77019-4443
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Neartown/ Montrose
  • Neighbourhood: Neartown/ Montrose
  • Phone Number: +1 713-522-8898

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