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Mockingbird Bistro

American Restaurant and French Restaurant$$$$
Neartown - Montrose, Houston
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  • Jennifer M.
    "Kobe beef burger with truffle pommes frites - need I say more?"(6 Tips)
    CultureMap Houston
    "seared foie gras and truffle pomme frites"(2 Tips)
    Marissa Z.
    "Try the Kobe Burger With Foie Gras - Great flavor!"(2 Tips)
    Ede G.
    "Great place for a enjoyable date night."(3 Tips)
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  • Eric H.
    Best Happy Hour in Town!
  • Amyn Z.
    Amyn ZindaniDecember 24, 2015
    French restaurant not many ppl know about.
  • Ed
    EdDecember 21, 2015
    The shrimp and grits are among the very best in town, bar none!
  • Christy L.
    Christy LandesSeptember 13, 2014
    Outstanding creative food and some of the best service in town. We like the bar menu.
  • Jackie L.
    Jackie LuoAugust 20, 2014
    One of the better spots in Houston! Parking in the neighborhood is a challenge, but they have valet, and the food is so worth it.
  • Houston Press
    Houston PressAugust 4, 2014
    Mockingbird Bistro is a perfect place to enjoy a big fat steak with french fries and an earthy Rhône red wine or a hamburger and a cold beer. Read more
  • Meghan M.
    Meghan McDonaldJuly 17, 2014
    Very good service and happy hour menu with $5 drinks and small plates from 5-7pm
  • Gillian R.
    Gillian RichardsJune 8, 2014
    Excellent as always!
  • MoiseKapenda B.
    MoiseKapenda BowerMay 19, 2014
    Vichyssoise Soup
  • Nicole
    NicoleAugust 11, 2013
    Great Brunch spot! Excellent menu and exceptional service.
  • Caonabo D.
    Very good lamb shank!!!
  • diya w.
    diya wadhwaJuly 18, 2013
    The lamb was definitely the right choice to make. It was perfectly cooked medium, the way I asked. The goat cheese risotto served with it was kind of cold though and did not have that much flavor.
  • Houston Press
    Houston PressJuly 2, 2013
    Brunch: Sunday 11am-3pm. Among the favorite items are the crispy squid, smoked salmon benedict & more!
  • Caroline T.
    Caroline ThomasMay 26, 2013
    Bizarre choice of music (e.g. Lenny Kravitz, Imagine Dragons, Alanis Morissette) for an otherwise dark, quiet, romantic space.
  • Caroline T.
    Caroline ThomasMay 26, 2013
    The appetizers were enormous. Too big for my taste. This is the onion soup.
  • Taylor B.
    Taylor BenefieldMay 25, 2013
    The most polite, courteous and kind service/servers I've ever experienced.
  • Anne M.
    Anne MorrisApril 19, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Fabulous mussels with chorizo!
  • Gracie K.
    Gracie K.April 11, 2013
    Absolutely, hands-down, top of my list! Great wine, awesome bar menu, creative dinner menus, cheese selections are primo! I could eat here every day and never get bored! Great service to go along...
  • Sarah S.
    Sarah SmithMarch 31, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Best truffle fries in Houston!
  • Heather S.
    Heather SmithMarch 8, 2013
    Didn't know about this neighborhood gem, great place! Music was odd for the atmosphere. Wonderful service, ask 4 Harmony. Chicken was delish. Order Malbec 'nice'. Lamb was meh. Cheese plate a must.
  • Brian F.
    Brian FranciscoNovember 11, 2012
    Extremely fast and friendly service. Very helpful with wine selection. This is a great place to have wonderful food with friends, so long as you have the few hundred dollars to throw down.
  • Marissa Z.
    Marissa Z-GraySeptember 15, 2012
    Try the Kobe Burger With Foie Gras - Great flavor! Try it!
  • pgc
    pgcAugust 11, 2012
    READ THIS BEFORE YOU EAT: Kobe burger and truffled frites. That's all.
  • Debra O.
    Debra OliverJuly 12, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    New Pizza, recommend!
  • Debra O.
    Debra OliverJuly 12, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    New Pizza is superb!
  • Laura C.
    Laura ChanMarch 23, 2012
    Best of Houston 2011 - Top 10 Happy Hour Menus - #7
  • CultureMap Houston
    CultureMap HoustonFebruary 28, 2012
    Mockingbird's American Kobe beef burger, grilled with seared foie gras and truffle pomme frites, was just called out by Texas Monthly as one of the top 10 burgers in the state.
  • Laura C.
    Laura ChanFebruary 17, 2012
    Best of Houston 2011 - Top 10 Romantic Restaurants - #8
  • BestOf
    BestOfDecember 28, 2011
    Mockingbird is one of those rare bastions of civility that's open on a Monday night, all the better to enjoy a glass of wine and a carefully constructed cheese plate at the restaurant's stately bar. Read more
  • Jennifer W.
    Jennifer WarrenAugust 18, 2011
    The lobster risotto is crazy good.
  • Pat G.
    Pat GrayAugust 3, 2011
    Surpassingly good cocktails, If you get the right bartender.
  • Houston Press
    Houston PressJanuary 26, 2011
    2010 Best of Houston® Winner: Best Cheese Plate: If you're feeling particularly continental, order the three-cheese-plate for dessert at only $9 (along with a selection of crackers, fruit and honey)!
  • Foodspotting
    FoodspottingJanuary 3, 2011
    Try the Scallops with Bacon Wrapped Asparagus, Parsnip Puree, Caramelized Onions & a Balsamic Reduction
  • AlmostVeggies.com
    AlmostVeggies.comNovember 7, 2010
    Try the Warm Bittersweet Chocolate Torte served with mango sorbet… The menu states you must allow ten minutes. There is no rushing this dream come true... Read more
  • Jeff F.
    Jeff FallNovember 4, 2010
    A great place for a quite dinner. I would sit upstairs...
  • Ede G.
    Ede GOctober 16, 2010
    You won't be able to see this on their website but they have tables outside by the front doors, in a sort of front porch environment. Great place for a enjoyable date night.
  • Tina Z.
    Tina ZuluAugust 3, 2010
    A must try for Houston Restaurant Week!
  • Karen D.
    Karen DresselJuly 3, 2010
    sit at the bar and order the Kobe burger
  • Jennifer M.
    Jennifer MartinMay 25, 2010
    Kobe beef burger with truffle pommes frites - need I say more? Read more
  • Andy M.
    Andy MartinMay 17, 2010
    Kobe Beef Burger! Wow! Read more
  • Andy M.
    Andy MartinMay 16, 2010
    "country-French-meets-American-market." Read more
  • Lindsey G.
    Lindsey GeorgeFebruary 10, 2010
    Great place in the neighborhood for a date! Very hidden and private! Read more
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