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909 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002-3108
+1 713-224-5299
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
909 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002-3108
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank KCV123
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Had dinner here for restaurant weeks. Food was good, but portions were a bit small. The Brazilian Jazz band was a great addition, nice to have music but still be able to have a conversation. Steak was cooked properly, and was tasty. Nothing exceptional. Service...More

Thank tazman1099
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Sambuca is the epitome of these restaurants that open that strive to be high end restaurants, but have nothing that defines them. The prices here are unjustly inflated. I found nothing overly impressive about the restaurant that made we want to pay the prices they...More

Thank Lonnell D
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We wanted to hear live music and found this place downtown. Food at the bar was delicious and service excellent. The band featured a female vocalist accompanied by a stand up base and a talented guitarist.

Thank Donna5528
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Very weak and overpriced. Food mediocre and service awful. My $40+ steak was undercooked, but I didn't have a chance to let the server know because he never came by. It was nearly cold in the center, but I hadn't eaten much all day and...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Celebrated our 32 Anniversary. Great food and drinks. They serve you so much food, you could easily split the dish which they did for us. The Fab 5 was playing there that night which made it extra special.

Thank ScubaRick007
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Service was slow.. Even though there was only a couple tables waiter was in a big hurry and wouldn't slow down to give a complete order. Once he got busier with tables the service got better..My daughter had strawberry lemonade and didn't like it they...More

Thank MichelleJeff101
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We finally got to check out Sambuca this weekend. The place has some cool vibes,good food and live music...Only problem was our server caught an attitude when we asked about non alcoholic beverages. We don't consume alcohol...and we get enough judgement from people and occasionally...More

Thank Jennifer I
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

A dear friend had a birthday party at Sambuca Friday and it was a night to remember! I had heard of the restaurant, but this was my first visit. Loved the atmosphere and the staff was efficient, helpful and very pleasant. They had a live...More

Thank Jennie S
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner, the Fab 5 and time with friends. Mandy was a great server and our table was far enough away to have conversation.

Thank Anne M T
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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.
29 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
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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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