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Tiny Boxwood's Cafe

#87 of 7,143 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
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3614 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77027-5906
+1 713-622-4224
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 14:00
Tue - Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have lost count of how many times I have been to Tiny Boxwoods, Their coffee is great & they have a fabulous selection of food on their menu. Very gorgeous decor! Make sure you get there early as they generally have a line all the way out the door during busy periods

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Thank Gina C
Keller, Texas
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful little spot in the city. We loved our breakfast here as a family, though didn't anticipate paying so much. We should have done more research on that. Prices aren't listed on the menu or online. The food was fantastic and the service was great, just not a place for people on a budget. :)

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Thank Lrph
Houston, Texas
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We live in Houston and have dined at Tiny's on many occasions but my most recent lunchtime experience just flat irritated me. The atmosphere is definitely what always draws us to the restaurant; the outside dining in the garden atmosphere is absolutely delightful. My irritation came from the reminder that Tiny Boxwoods does not post prices on their menu. I... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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102 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Near Lacrosse tournament - recommended by a local Houston friend arrived with a very long line at a 2 hour wait ..very popular lunch spot.... we decided on take out- placed our order at the bar- welcomed by a owner and engaged in Where are you from? Very nice and unexpected - Welcomed, thank you for taking a interest in... More 

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Thank Mary L
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and pleasant environment with an outside set of tables Dishes were a bit small so the restaurant was expensive Chocolate chip cookie was delicious

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Thank BernardoLarreta
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently had lunch at Tiny Boxwood Cafe. What a surprise it was to walk in this beautiful setting with a nice grassy Courtyard and tables surrounding it. The setting is perfect. You can hear French music in the background and beautiful vegetation all the way around you. The food was delicious. The surroundings made the food even better. On... More 

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Margaree, Nova Scotia, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My day began with a delightful cup of coffee and the most amazing croissant with the tastiest jam. Best of all it began with a friend introducing me to this delightful café. The service was friendly and prompt. The grounds, you have to visit. We sat out in the garden amongst trees and birds singing. Being from Cape Breton, Nova... More 

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Thank HilWar2016
New Orleans, Louisiana
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We enjoyed brunch in a lovely garden next to a nursery on Sunday morning. The menu is superb. The service is polite and gracious. Great for family and friends. Can get busy after 11 am.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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288 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is such a lovely restaurant. Its really better than average, but not quite very good. It's warm and inviting with an imaginative menu. We sat at the bar and the service was ok, which can be the downside of sitting at the bar. They have a decent cocktail list and wine selection. The food ranges from appetizers to main... More 

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new york
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

The quality of food has gone down drastically from couple of years ago. This is evident even by the smell, as you get close to the counter to order. the place needs a major make over specially the kitchen area. The servers and the guy behind the counter are disheveled. You pay tip after waiting in line and order, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3614 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77027-5906
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-622-4224

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