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Backstreet Cafe

1103 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77019-3609
+1 713-521-2239
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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1103 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77019-3609
Neighbourhood: Neartown/ Montrose
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Based on TA reviews, we had lunch at Backstreet Cafe on the patio and enjoyed a terrific meal. The starter of ravioli was terrific, as was the entree salad. Be sure to have lunch on the patio for the best ambiance.

Thank LV_Lee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for brunch, very nice patio but the food was terrible! I ordered the eggs Benedict, not good at all! Ordered the chicken salad... uhh! Biscuits below average! Patio is great, good service , not cheap at all.

Thank hnasr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ambiance is wonderful. Great dishes and the vegetables are wonderful - can definitely eat vegetarian here.

Thank Melinda L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a couples happy hour and dinner in the patio. Food was outstanding and staff attentive. Works perfect as a pre-theater spot.

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner with friends on the patio of Backstreet last night and weather and atmosphere made for a great evening. Indoors or out this is a good restaurant, but when the temperature is right a night of dinner and drinks on the patio is a...More

2  Thank jsthouston
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service. I had duck spring rolls. Superb. They are crispy fried with tasty blend of duck and veggies. Spouse had the pecan chicken with mashed potato & spinach. The sourdough bread was wonderful. I had one of the most flavorful Bloody Mary's. You must...More

Thank Sherry P
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Backstreet has ample outdoor dining areas to enjoy when the weather is appropriate, plus plenty of indoor space. It has a wide menu of interesting and innovative dishes, including a couple of vegetarian dishes.

1  Thank ReallyLoveTraveling
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Valet when you m arrive. Suggest making a reservation. I ordered the brisket risotto - best risotto I have ever had. Great vegetables wrapped up into it. Their bloody Mary's have a good kick and the pickled Okra is yummy.

Thank Julia V
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This cafe is very quaint. Fantastic food and service. We went for brunch and the Backstreet Benedict was awesome. Make sure you have a reservation.

Thank Suzanne W
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Boyfriend and I wanted a nice dinner without a "pinkies up" attitude. Perfect place! Outdoor dining was beautiful and casual. I had the pecan crusted chicken and he had the seafood risotto. Both delicious.. new favorite go to!

Thank Alexa H
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hello! Is there a kid's menu? thanks!
11 December 2016|
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Response from evamariacampo | Reviewed this property |
I do not remember if they have a children's menu, but I have taken children several times for brunch and they had a great time watching the fish by the pond in the terrace. No problem ordering food for children...
What is the menu for Easter Brunch How much does it cost?
26 March 2016|
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Response from Maria M | Reviewed this property |
You can reserve online or call. Jazz music and brunch on Sunday Easter. Menu : APPETIZERS Oyster Chowder, crumbled bacon Spring Vegetable Salad - arugula, watercress, asparagus, artichoke, zucchini ribbons, hazelnut, goat... More
How much does the Easter Brunch cost?
26 March 2016|
Response from Maria M | Reviewed this property |
$48 per person, $15 per child plus beverage, tax and gratuity Live Jazz by Bob Chadwick Easter egg hunt for the children
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1103 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77019-3609
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Neartown/ Montrose
  • Neighbourhood: Neartown/ Montrose
  • Phone Number: +1 713-521-2239
  • E-mail