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909 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002-3108
+1 713-224-5299
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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909 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002-3108
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Walked in to Sambuca on Saturday the 17th of February and we were instantly met by the wonderful music. The band playing was wonderful! We sat at the bar and had some wonderful drinks and an amazing crab dip appetizer! We will for sure come...More

Thank BrittneySchrock
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife enjoyed the shrimp scampi and I loved my pork chop. We had the Montes Pinot Noir and Toso Malbec. .Finished it off splitting a cobbler that was great. The atmosphere was very pleasant with some band playing old classic jazz.

Thank Amazon5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Omg... seriously? We were greeted by the hostess who was checking her Facebook status, at the front and when we interrupted her, she looked annoyed....seriously? Where was the manager to tell her not to do that? We kind of wanted to sit at the bar,...More

Thank zorka3500
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since the reviews are split and we almost didn't come here, I feel compelled to review. Came Saturday night, starting 6:15 (before symphony concert). Asked for quiet table when we made the reservation. They put us upstairs, which was just fine for my wife and...More

1  Thank SeeTheWorld1111
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed the snapper with shrimp etouffe. The atmosphere was very pleasant with live jazz. That combined with good service hit the spot.

Thank GregM_VA
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We had reservations for the last new year's eve dinner a group of 8 at 9:30PM. We were not seated until 10:30. Our main course was not served until 12:05 AM on 1/1/18. If we had not pre-paid and it was not NYE (thus, we...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

I was here for NYE l, Dec 31, 2017. Reserved a NYE package with the “premium” meal selections from a multi course menu. I eat out a lot at a variety of places. I actually cannot remember a poorer meal. Meats were over cooked, seafood...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I guess I am just not one of those people that enjoy paying a premium for an eclectic atmosphere. The cost of items does seem to be on the high end, but it goes further. We ordered some type of drink with basil in the...More

Thank Lonnell D
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

My friend & I arrived at Sambucas very hungry after attending the Margarita Festival. We were happy with the ambience & our table upfront near the jazz band. However, our server was less than attentive I presume that our casual appearance equated to lack of...More

Thank Andrea A
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We were there on a Monday evening for a work dinner. The food was delicious, and the wine list was very good. We really enjoyed the music and live band that was playing. The band was a trio playing more 'background' type of music, which...More

1  Thank KCV123
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Rosie B
2 April 2017|
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Response from JayBiz1912 | Reviewed this property |
We find in Houston, anything goes. If you dress nicely, you won't be out of place, I wore a suit because we were going to a show, no issues at all. I would not wear shorts.
13 August 2016|
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Response from Freezeone | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I can't confirm. I walked up.
28 December 2014|
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Response from Michael A | Reviewed this property |
I believe the offerings are minimal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 909 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002-3108
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-224-5299
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