1513 West Alabama, Houston TX 77006
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday: 10am – 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.  

New:  Wednesday Burgers and Burgundy!

bistro menil burgers and burgundy entree specialSix delicious burgers to choose from,  each paired with your choice of 1/4 bottle of select Burgundy wines.
Goat Cheese
 with lemon avocado salad

Gruyère Cheese with pancetta and duck egg
Porcini Rub with caramelized onions, bacon and truffle cheese
Cambozola Cheese with grape tomatoes and Bibb lettuce
Turkey with beech mushrooms, Gruyère cheese, and arugula
Tuna Steak with frisée and gremolata mayonnaise

Pair Burger Choice with one of these delicious wines:

Cave de Bissey, Crémant de Bourgogne Brut Rosé, NV
Domaine Romain Mâcon-Solutré Pouilly (Chardonnay), 2015
Jean-Claude Boisset Savigny-lès-Beaune (Pinot Noir), 2014

$25 per person plus tax and gratuity.

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!



This Week’s Specials

Appetizer:   Lemon-Avocado Salad with roasted tomato confit and plantain chips $16
Entrée:  Bacon wrapped Shrimp and Scallop Brochettes with lemon-thyme butter $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 Valentine, Mascaronne, Miraval and Domaine Montrose, 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).

bistro menil cheese plate picnic provisionsLooking to make that romanic picnic even more special? We are here to help with our new picnic provisions for two. Three categories of offerings each with starter, entree and dessert.  Review course offerings and Call 713-904-3537 to place your order.



  • 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 Spring/Summer wines have arrived!

    Crisp whites and bold reds lead the new wine lists for the warmer weather.

  • July Sunday Dinner Specials

    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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