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Epicure Cafe

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2005 W Gray St Ste C, Houston, TX 77019-3624
+1 713-520-6174
08:00 - 20:00
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Sun 10:00 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 22:30
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Memphis, Tennessee
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Visiting my sister in Houston, my husband and I set off for him to drive me through the area he lived in 30 years ago. I made him stop in the River Oaks shopping center to visit a kitchen store, and I saw Epicure Cafe across the way. It was rainy and brunch time, so we went inside. My husband... More 

Thank Memphisgirl2014
Houston, Texas
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156 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Epicure Cafe has nice food selections with a variable menu. It has good soups, salads, and bakery items. It is a cozy spot to stop and enjoy a meal, coffee, or dessert as a couple or with friends.

Thank jswflights
Baltimore, Maryland
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173 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We stopped here for supper before going to the River Oaks Theater next door for a movie. We had the food and wine special-- an entree plus wine for $20. The gorgonzola ravioli and vegetables was tasty as was a panini. The wine was fine. It's pretty casual in the bistro atmosphere and counter ordering. While the desserts looked great,... More 

1 Thank davisellu
Level Contributor
56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Visited this cafe for coffee with a business associate only to be reminded of what a perfect landing spot it is. The individual pastries and sweets behind a glass counter remind me of a patisserie. Service is friendly; the place is spotless. Our espresso choices were delivered in perfect condition. The patrons at other tables were enthusiastic about their selections,... More 

Thank Ssaurage
Houston, Texas
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98 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

All day dining on West Gray, next to the River Oaks Theatre, very convenient for before or after movies! Good food and service, my favorite drink is their berry lemonade, great for a summer warm day. Good salads and sandwiches and yummy desserts and cookies.

Thank evamariacampo
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I have always had good experiences here, but today, I was very disappointed. They make these awesome wheat rolls to go with the soup. The ones today seemed like they were warmed up in the microwave. They were very tough. I could not even slice through them. My spinach and mushroom quiche tasted old and in fact, several hours later,... More 

Thank savoryone
Shreveport, Louisiana
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I was referred to this cafe by a former Houstonite. Our food was good and filling. There are two ordering stations but the area should be flipped with the bakery display area. It is very congested and was either poorly planned for flow or it has out-grown the original plan. Perhaps a register on each side of the bakery display... More 

Thank LeotaS
Beaumont, Texas
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

We stopped by this cafe after viewing a movie at the River Oaks Theatre and were delighted. It was difficult to choose from the large selection of delicious looking pastries but we decided on the Italian Creme Cake and the Strawberry Jelly Roll. Both were scrumptious, and surprisingly light. We had some of the best coffee we've had in Houston.... More 

Thank Lori W
Houston, Texas
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

This place is not gourmet, it is a quaint local cafe with traditional and unique menu items. Some of the items are mediocre, some are amazing. But I appreciate this restaurant because they make everything there, unlike La Madeline (whose ingredient quality has gone down the tubes as they have grown). I like the little raspberry linzer cookies, soups, and... More 

Thank machita75
Houston, Texas
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133 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

I've given this place plenty of chances, to no avail. They are way overpriced. I spent way more for breakfast (two omelets, side of fruit, salsa, two iced teas) than for our lunch elsewhere. The salsa is $2 extra - don't bother. Makes Pace picante sauce taste authentic. They took 10 minutes to bring our iced teas - they used... More 

Thank Karolina H

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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
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2005 W Gray St Ste C, Houston, TX 77019-3624
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-520-6174

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