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Backstreet Cafe

#37 of 7,124 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
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1103 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77019-3609
+1 713-521-2239
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Houston, Texas
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136 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there on a whim for dinner and had quite the meal! Nicholas took very good care of us- after we valet parked, we were led into the low ceilinged main dining room, which was obviously a house before it was converted to a restaurant. We were treated to a delicious and ample dinner and split a delicious dessert.... More 

Thank Keyrat04
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best brunch places we have ever visited in Houston. Great staff and we really appreciated being able to get a party of five in on short notice for a 12:30 Sunday brunch. We were seated upstairs. The food was amazingly wonderful. Great salads. The Miga's were yummy. Chicken and waffles were a home run. Thank you to... More 

Thank Deborah H
Houston, Texas
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed abrunch. The restaurant atmosphere was very inviting and service was fantastic. We will visit again soon.

Thank vmb26
Lufkin, Texas, United States
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere and food but the staff should not go without praise!!! They added to a perfect evening with our daughter.

Thank Cindy D
Houston, Texas
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309 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

It remains popular and I cannot figure out why. Dry eggs Benedict with hardly any sauce on a very large dry biscuit, Mac and cheese tasted the same as the biscuit. Noisy and over crowded, you cannot hear any conversation.

Thank gay e
Gainesville, Florida
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Had brunch at Backstreet Cafe on a recent trip to Houston. It was a beautiful fall morning, we were seated outside on the patio next to a beautiful fountain. The menu was great, we both had a hard time deciding what to order. I had never been to any of Hugo Ortega's restaurants before and I was not aware of... More 

Thank k5acook
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

My husband and I met our friends at Backstreet Cafe for their anniversary, the Cafe had beautiful lights around the trees when we drove up, we decided to Valet park, our friends were already there which were upstairs, I already liked the place when we walked in because it was homey feeling but very nice, probably because it use to... More 

Thank Teresa K
Geneva, Switzerland
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

I recently called the restaurant in an effort to purchase a drink for a good friend who was celebrating his birthday that evening. The Manager observed the request and offered to pay as my friend was a good customer. THANK YOU! This is true customer service! Backstreet is a restaurant that has provided an excellent dining experience for many years.... More 

Thank Nena T
The Woodlands, Texas
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155 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful lunch. Started with a glass of crement followed by a bowl of creamy mushroom soup with a blue cheese toast in the middle; lobster sandwich and shrimp and grits. The desserts looked good but we were full. Our server brought us some sweets to try. Service was excellent. Highly recommend.

Thank MustTravel88
Paris, France
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

A sure bet restaurant. Always tasty food and good service. They have a open air patio in the back . Centrally located.

Thank S R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1103 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77019-3609
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Neartown/ Montrose
  • Neighbourhood: Neartown/ Montrose
  • Phone Number: +1 713-521-2239

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