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Charivari Restaurant

#152 of 7,083 Restaurants in Houston
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2521 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77006-1605 (Mc Gowen)
+1 713-521-7231
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Houston, Texas
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77 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I tried Charivari before the theater and just loved it. It's a small restaurant and the chef/owner and his wife both came by to visit with us, and they were very helpful with the menu. It's pretty unique for Houston, and they were very helpful with gluten-free options. Most of their entrees were either gluten-free or they... More 

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Seabrook, Texas
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60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We truly enjoyed everything about Charivari! Chef Johann and his wife are delightful. They made suggestions to us, and we loved every course, including the wine. The food was delicious! The Restaurant is warmly decorated, and quiet. It is nice to be able to take your time over Dinner, have a nice conversation, and to be able to hear your... More 

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CharivariRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Charivari Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your kind compliments! We take great pride in serving great tasting food and providing friendly, attentive service to all of our guests, so we are glad to hear that you enjoyed every course and that you found the restaurant to be warmly decorated. We look forward to serving you again very soon! More 

League City
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56 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely delicious! We both enjoyed the lunch special of Chicken Marsala w/spätzle. First the bread and salmon caviar cream cheese spread, then a beautiful, fresh, field green salad topped with house dressing followed by the entree of Chicken Marsala covered in a mild but flavorful mushroom gravy accompanied by homemade German spätzle. Also included was a dessert of blueberry sorbet.... More 

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Thank PierceChick
CharivariRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Charivari Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us! We take great pride in serving great tasting food made from the finest ingredients, so we are pleased that you enjoyed the Chicken Marsala w/spätzle and the bread and salmon caviar cream cheese spread you ordered. We look forward to serving you another absolutely delicious meal! More 

Houston, Texas
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Went with my mother-in-law and husband for Thanksgiving. What a treat; the turkey was truly wonderful, moist, the best I have ever had. Everything was on point from the pumpkin lobster bisque to the stuffing and green beans. Service was great and we had a leisurely 3 hour meal. I love this place and have been many times. It 's... More 

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Thank adasher
CharivariRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Charivari Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for taking the time to share your review with us! We strive to impress with our distinct take on European cuisine, so we are delighted to hear your comparisons to restaurants in Hamburg and Munich and that your turkey and pumpkin lobster bisque were wonderful. We thank you for celebrating Thanksgiving at Charivari and hope... More 

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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful find away from the chains....Personal service and superb food....We will definitely be back.......

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Thank Dwdwdw1
CharivariRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Charivari Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! We’re so glad to hear you had a wonderful first time with us and hope you’ll be back soon. More 

Houston, Texas
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66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Our family had dinner there last night. Kiváló! ‘a Charivari is a special occasion with much banging and bell-ringing typically at weedings’. Not so much banging but what a wonderful place and by far the best European restaurant we've discovered in Houston so far. An eclectic mix of Hungarian, German and French cuisine. Owner-Chef Johan from Transylvania and his German... More 

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Thank Habelko
CharivariRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Charivari Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your kind compliments with us! We strive to impress with our great tasting eclectic mix of cuisine, so we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our Weiner Schnitzel. We look forward to serving you again very soon! More 

Beijing, China
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went here on a Saturday night. The restaurant had a very cozy European feel to it. They had an extensive menu with a variety of dishes including German and French. My wife and I shared the charcuterie plate which was excellent. She had a seafood dish with salmon that was cooked to perfection. Crusty on the... More 

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Thank couchczar
CharivariRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Charivari Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the charcuterie plate and your wife felt the salmon was cooked to perfection. The wild boar schnitzel was also an excellent choice, we love it too! We look forward to serving you again soon. More 

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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Been coming here off and on 3-4 years?. Lunch and bar sandwich menu are in the top 10 great downtown secret menu's. They say a picture is worth a thousand works, so behold... A slaw, wrapped in a blanket of scallopine thin veal, lightly breaded and fried. Nestled amongst blankets of a multi-grain rye. Beats a greasy baconburger all to... More 

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Thank pinstryper
CharivariRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Charivari Restaurant, responded to this review

Awesome review! Thank you so much, please come back and see us again soon. More 

Denver, Colorado
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Our first visit and definitely not our last. This is a true taste of the best of Europe in Midtown Houston. From the moment you walk in the door you're greeted warmly and genuinely. Excellent, attentive service. The food incomparable. Chef inspired and created. Fresh ingredients and elegantly prepared and served. It obvious that the chef puts his heart and... More 

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Thank Darla H
CharivariRestaurant, Owner at Charivari Restaurant, responded to this review

Darla, thanks for the taking the time to share your kind compliments with us! We take great pride in serving great tasting food made from the finest ingredients, so we are pleased that you enjoyed the creations you ordered. We look forward to serving you again soon! More 

Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Food was really, really good! They had a special 3 course menu this week. It offered 3 appetizers, 4 main courses and 3 desserts for $35. Very good deal! Our table enjoyed all of the choices ordered! On a Wednesday night the restaurant is very quiet. There were only 3 tables. Service was excellent though! The chef - Johan, even... More 

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Thank Txhicchic
CharivariRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Charivari Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review! It’s great to hear that you liked our special and we hope to have you back in soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 35
Cuisine
German, European, International
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2521 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77006-1605
    (Mc Gowen)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-521-7231
Description
Transylvanian-born Chef Johann Schuster is a master
of European Cooking.
He features New European Contemporaty & Four Season Cuisine.
Great Lunch & Business Dinner
Enjoy !

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?