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Cafe Piquet

5757 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77401-4723
+1 713-664-1031
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ropa vieja” (12 reviews)
“black beans” (9 reviews)
“plantains” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
5757 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77401-4723
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We live in Central Texas but visit Houston regularly! This is one of our favorites! We love the Cuban food at Cafe Piquet! We love the "arroz con leche"! The Cuban sandwiches are great! Ropa vieja is delicious! Love love and more love!!

Thank E A
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Ate with my eyes as soon as I walked in. My husband immediately asked the waiter what the table next to us was having, and he recommended the Mariquitas which are fried plantains with a garlic sauce. They were hot, thin and crispy and I...More

Thank Sandy Poy A
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This place has authentic Cuban food that will keep you coming back for more! Perfectly-seasoned meats,, stews, moist tamales, Congri rice (mixed with black beans and ham are a favorite of mine), and maduras. (sweet plantains) Nice sized portions are so big, that you'd have...More

Thank Cindi C
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This is the perfect place to go when craving some Caribbean food or feeling homesick. From the bread placed on tables to the guava dessert, this place honors Caribbean tradition. It also has everything for every taste: good portion appetizers, rice and beans, even fufu...More

Thank SLR879
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Sampler plate was delicious. Yes empanada and tamale were the best. The hot sauce was very hot but super flavorful. Nice Cuban sandwich. Desert selection was adequate and all were delicious.

Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I used to go this place when it was a small cafe in a strip center. Now they have a large restaurant. The atmosphere is pleasant with a large patio. The service is slow during lunch time, but the food is worth it. I haven't...More

Thank annc3bros
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Moved here from Florida and miss the cuban food. Whenever i really gotta have some, this is the place to go. Not quite my moms cooking but close enough! They have just about every Cuban dish on the menu

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Must confess never been to Havana. But Cafe Piquet has that kind of ambience and that kind of feeling like it's another country. The Outdoor Patio is very transcendental. The food and service seem authentic and very good. Especially the rice and black beans. The...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We had the Fried Whole Red Snapper with rice and beans. They call it "Pargo" at this Resturant whereas in Puerto Rico, that call it "Chillo". Be that as it may, if you are seafood expert, you will know that this mode of eating fish,...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

My whole family got together and we all went to Cafe Piquet. The food is always wonderful there, however the black beans still taste Bland and out of a can and always have for years. Being Cuban myself, and making black beans at home of...More

Thank sofias468
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5757 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77401-4723
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-664-1031
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