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Backstreet Café

1103 S. Shepherd Dr.
Houston, TX, 77019, United States
TEL: (713) 521-2239

Inside a charming '30s-era house in Houston’s Montrose neighborhood is the Backstreet Café. The intimate dining room spans two floors, but the real draw for this restaurant is the New Orleans-style patio. Set amongst lush shrubbery and vine-covered arbors, the tree-shaded patio is a favorite of guests looking to enjoy the weather. Executive chef Hugo Ortega serves up a menu of New American cuisine with signature dishes like pecan-crusted chicken and the hulking, aptly-named meatloaf tower. The restaurant is especially popular for its weekend brunch specialties, which include brioche French toast stuffed with bananas and the ever-popular shrimp and stone ground cheese grits.

Insider Tip:

Backstreet Cafe is a good choice for vegetarians. They offer a separate menu that's entirely vegetarian, sporting options like portabella burgers and jalapeno fettucine.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Full Bar
  • Lunch
  • Notable Wine List
  • Patio/Outdoor Seating
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Private Room Available
  • Sommelier

Cuisine Type:: American Nouveau


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