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Mkt Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , International
1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010-3005
+1 832-360-2222
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“steak dinner” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010-3005
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21 - 30 of 218 reviews

Reviewed 14 March 2017

I've had a number of great lunches there. Wouldn't suggest the sushi though. Just seemed frozen and not fresh like you want it. Pastries and everything else, on point.

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome! Came for my birthday party on Saturday night, they have $5 drink specials and a super fun DJ, DJ Tempty, who spins vinyl 60s and 70s funk....love DJ Tempty!!! Called ahead and they reserved us the 3 big long tables closest...More

1  Thank Laura K
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Thursday was steak night at this quaint bar. Supper was good as was the beer. Service great. We went around 5 and plenty of seats . When we left about 7 , the place was rocking !!! Steak was okay for the price . Salad...More

Thank CBonn57
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I've been here every time I've traveled to Houston - love this place, specifically for Sunday morning brunch with live Music. Food is fantastic and very reasonably priced. A jewel in Houston Downtown.

Thank d024876
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Excellent service, great ambiance, the food and drinks were amazing, music was very nice and good prices.

Thank Zul V
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went here for a dinner with friends and had a great pizza, appetizers and enjoyed the live music playing here

Thank fawadali2017
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Was down for Super Bowl and went to Phoenicia on Saturday night after checking into hotel. Tons of food, lots of variety. Service was a little slow, but friendly. Food was good. Location is ideal, right in the middle of the downtown hotels.

Thank Peter O
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Everything I've tried here has been fantastic, and at great prices. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu (the halibut in parchment is a favorite), but you really need to try the daily specials. They are always delicious and a real value. I...More

Thank JennyAGoGo
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I was not too hungry so I just wanted a small dinner. Enjoyed a great flatbread pizza and a beverage. I had been here a couple of years ago when in town and this place was on my list of places to return to. Glad...More

Thank Ray C
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

The vibe here was cool with live music, a busy bar, and the whole place is attached to what appears to be a grocery store (didn't have time to explore). The food was so-so....menu was limited and I ordered the goat tacos which were rather...More

Thank myklrl
Nearby Restaurants
Phoenicia Specialty Foods
1,007 reviews
.05 km away
The Grove
542 reviews
.24 km away
Quattro at Four Seasons Houston
261 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Minute Maid Park
2,393 reviews
.64 km away
Discovery Green
669 reviews
.21 km away
Toyota Center
667 reviews
.39 km away
George R. Brown Convention Center
292 reviews
.32 km away
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3 July 2015|
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Response from MelEast76 |
There are parking meters right in front of the entrance and cars are parked there. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 18
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
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
In the heart of Downtown, MKT BAR (short for Market Bar) is a global gastropub within walking distance of many of Houston’s favorite attractions and entertainment venues including Discovery Green, the George R. Brown Convention Center, Toyota Center and Minute Maid Park. There’s something for everyone from live music showcasing popular Houston-area acts and national stars to local art exhibits and family-friendly events.

Award-winning American cuisine with an international twist includes generous family-style portions of classics and comfort food, perfect for sharing. A thoughtful beverage selection features craft beer including local brews, a worldly wine list, sangria and wine-based cocktails.
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