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Cafe Express Uptown Park

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Great Uptown
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1101 Uptown Park Blvd, Houston, TX 77056-3223
+1 713-963-9222
07:00 - 23:00
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Houston, TX
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I love to eat at this restaurant. The food is great. There is a good selection. Help yourself to the capers to top your salad. Tons of tea to choose from at the self service. Love the bread sticks! I usually get a salad here but almost everything I have ordered is delicious. Sitting in the breezeway is super nice... More 

Thank SherylHouston_TX
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472 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Our first visit and it was a very nice experience. The food was fresh, delicious and came out quickly. Everything met our expectations of an upscale cafeteria. If I lived nearby I'd eat here often.

Thank MichiganTess
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Food is delicious, quite the variety of items and service is fast with great quality and quantity!!!

Thank MKFinAdv
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Our family love to eat at cafe express. Nice location, great food. The deli chicken salad is always my favorite when my kids like spaghetti n fried chicken. Shrimp pasta is tasty too.

Thank Jennifer L
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

It was a nice place with a good ambience and a good outside place to sit and njoy some wine or beer..... it was a good time... we spent some good time will 0300 in morning.... good place to chit chat.....

Thank survivor977
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Always tasty and healthy food at a Cafe Express. Recently had a brunch meeting. The place was not crowded at all.

Thank Mark M
Omaha, Nebraska
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618 reviews
534 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Similar to a Panera's in concept. You order at the counter, after which your food is prepared, you are notified by beeper, and return to retrieve. The selection is wide. Entrees, salads, pizzas, soups, sandwiches and burgers. Healthy and gluten free options are fairly good. We especially enjoyed their potato and black bean soups. The burgers were good. There is... More 

Thank Jays911
Helena, Alabama
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132 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Overall, the ambiance was nice. It's a great spot to chill and chat with friends. The restaurant is very open, with lots of windows and high ceilings. Because of the openness, noise travels. But, you can still talk comfortably without having to raise yoru voice. I've always enjoyed the Cafe Express's Caesar Salad. They are generous with salad portion sizes.

Thank jessNalabamaGirl
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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166 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Café Express has been a favorite for years. It was my first time back in years. Happily,I was not disappointed. The purpose of my visit was for take out: shrimp salad and chicken salad. My friend and I enjoyed them. The service, preparation, and ingredients were at the level I have always identified with Café Express. I looked forward to... More 

Thank MmeM_12
Richmond, Texas, United States
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127 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Lots of different lunch items to choose from. Had the chicken breast burger. Huge. Fries were crispy too.

Thank Larry W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 Uptown Park Blvd, Houston, TX 77056-3223
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Great Uptown
  • Neighbourhood: Great Uptown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-963-9222

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