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Bistro Lancaster

#125 of 7,265 Restaurants in Houston}
€€€€American, , Gluten Free Options
701 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002-2712
+1 713-228-9502
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
701 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002-2712
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

The Bistro offers a great dinner option right across the street from the Alley Theater. Small dining room, so consider reservations to assure a table on busy theater nights. Menu offers well prepared range of selections, but my favorite at this visit was the savory...More

Thank karavans
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Wife and I went downtown to the Alley Theater with another couple and we had dinner at Bistro Lancaster. Bistro Lancaster is like probably less than 100 feet from the Alley's main doors. The menu is not overly large and I think that is a...More

Thank Barron B
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Given the age of the hotel you might think the dining room would be "old oak" but it is actually more like the inside of a French bistro. Good mixed drinks and a decent wine list. Very attentive waitstaff. We didn't order appetizers as we...More

Thank Brad B
Reviewed 4 July 2017

My husband and I met up with family members we had not seen in quite awhile, and, therefore, stayed in the restaurant for at least four hours. I mention that because no one tried to rush us through our meal or to try to make...More

1  Thank ToriBarry
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Ate breakfast and lunch at the Bistro. Came back from dinner and had dessert. We had the sorbet, raspberry cake and bread pudding. All were delicious!

Thank pamelalgreen
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Chef prepared the regular menu selection and made it Gluten Free. Tender, buttery Sea Bass. Melt in your mouth. $$$ but so worth it for the food, service & location!

Thank MinaFina
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We’ve eaten here several times and have always been pleased with the food and the service. Given the restaurant’s location in the heart of the theater district, it is not unusual for the restaurant to go from totally empty to completely full in a matter...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

Excellent location for dining pre-theater, opera etc. Very well-managed with an eye to timing and the service friendly, helpful and expeditious.

Thank dhw1m
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Great breakfast and lunch here, and staff was amazing, well done and would recommend to locals and tourists alike, worth the trip for great food

Thank RSNY
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We opted to eat right in the hotel one night, and it was a very nice experience-- food very good, service very prompt.

Thank Elana V
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Patrick J
17 May 2017|
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Response from LancasterManagement | Property representative |
Yes, business casual is fine. See you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002-2712
  • Public Transportation: Houston Metro Light Rail
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-228-9502
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Lancaster Hotel
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