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Phoenicia Specialty Foods

1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010-3005
+1 832-360-2222
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“specialty foods” (58 reviews)
“shawarma” (56 reviews)
“baklava” (46 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 7:00 PMAll hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
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1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010-3005
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Reviewed yesterday

I first experienced Phoenicia during a summer conference in Houston. The immense variety will not disappoint you. There is a bakery, cold case with prepared foods (vegetables, meats, etc.), a variety of bread and meats, a produce section, an area with boxed teas and coffee,...More

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is an upscale (read: fancy and expensive) specialty grocery store that has loads of prepared-on-the-spot meals and freshly prepared meal items with fancy side dishes and gourmet drinks (both alcoholic and not) for take-out or you can find a seat in a small...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped in to pick up a few things while staying at the nearby Embassy Suites. I have never seen a grocery with so many unique European or Mediterranean specialty items in the U.S. We loved it and would highly recommend for groceries or a...More

Thank Nathan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for a few weeks in Houston on business at a Marriott Residence about 5 blocks from this grocery store/restaurant/bar. It had most of the basics I needed to cook in my suite, and a lot more. Variety in all areas is extensive: coffee, cheeses,...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Now this is the closest you will get to Arabian food. Even the grocery store next door made me feel at home. All you poor suckers that like the horrible Aladdin place come here will show you real arabic food. Only thing is plz add...More

Thank Hussam A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome little grocery with incredible prepared foods. I always get something from here if I am going to a party or potluck for something delicious and unique. Love Market Bar as well!

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Close to my hotel but had a lot of different items, not your usual grocery store. The soups were good.

Thank 3princessesinapod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always have the beef shawarma pita wrap. Must have the red pepper hot sauce. Love it! Drive across town to get my shawarma fix.

Thank webber101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

well, I don't know the owners would mind earning more. I'd like to make Phonecia my only stop for my monthly shopping. I am sort of middle eastern origin and I'd like to be able to spend $400/mo on international food without going more than...More

Thank hayneman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

they have lots of food form packaged to fresh. If not sure ask about a sample. the staff if very nice.

Thank Maria R
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4 June 2017|
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Response from Traveling007Texan | Reviewed this property |
The answer is yes. There are stairs but an elevator is available. Some of the rows are narrow but you should be able to get along fine. The employees are very helpful and will assist you with anything you may need.
dhava p
19 April 2017|
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Response from Adultfamily | Reviewed this property |
In deli department, you can select items and there is seating to eat at the store.
Rock Z
20 December 2016|
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Response from Glen S | Reviewed this property |
The building has a parking garage and they have free parking. You must park in the designated areas for Phonecia. Its well marked and should not be a problem. You can also park on the street but you may have to feed the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010-3005
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 832-360-2222
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