1513 West Alabama, Houston TX 77006
Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday: 10 am – 9 pm;
Friday and Saturday 10am – 10pm


Chef Greg Martin reclaims the classic definition of a bistro by providing casual dining in his friendly, lively and wine-focused establishment. Bistro Menil offers European-inspired, American fare paired with craft beer, cask wine, and thoughtfully selected wines by the glass or bottle.  Enjoy lunch, happy hour, afternoon tea, and dinner Wednesday – Sunday, plus brunch Friday – Sunday.  

Join us for our three course Sunday dinners restarting this month.  Choose your starter, entree, and a tasty dessert.  $34 per person plus tax and gratuity.  Offer Sundays 4 pm to 8 pm only. Review full Sunday Dinner menus here and make your reservations soon.

tablescape imageThis affordable treat is a great idea anytime.  Review full details and make your reservations soon.  Wednesday to Sunday 2:00 to 5:00pm, Advance reservations required.

The hippest tea in town, according to the Houston Chronicle!



Weekly Specials 

Our Blackboard weekly specials include these delicious choices:

-Steamed Mussels with lemon butter $16

– Sous-vide Osso Buco with tomato sauce and Parmesan risotto $32

Thursday Night Rosé Wine Tasting

Bistro Menils roses for spring summerThe French rosés are here!  We are among the first in Houston offering fresh and delicious 2016 rosés.   Featuring 2016 Domaine Gueissard “G”, Château Les Valentines, Quat’Saisons, La Source, and Cabochard, these bright and refreshing wines go hand-in-hand with summer.  

Try them all, $25 per person (3 oz. pours each, Thursday 4 p.m. to close).

  • Chef Greg Martin's Inspiration

    Chef Greg Martin has been inspired by various people and places including his time working with Julia Child and his extensive food travels abroad. This inspiration is clearly evident at Bistro Menil.

  • New Fall/Winter wines have arrived!

    Tasty rosés, whites and reds

  • Sunday Dinner Specials Resume this month

    Three tasty courses sure to please your entire family. Reservations for 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. seatings Sundays. $34 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

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