Backstreet Cafe

Backstreet Cafe

1103 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX
(713) 521-2239 serving: Neartown/ Montrose, Central
open:Sun-Thurs 11am-10pm; Fri-Sat 11am-11pm

Sidewalk Score: 10 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, Fireplace, Date Spot, $$, Traditional American, Open 7 Days, People Watching, Lunch Spot, Mastercard Accepted, Notable Wine List, Catering, Notable Chef, Private Rooms, Outdoor Dining, Discover Accepted, Visa Accepted, Brunch, American Express Accepted, Family-Friendly Dining, Romantic Dining,

The Low Down


The Extras: Upstairs, two private rooms offer a secluded dining spot or a party venue for up to 35. Both rooms also have a fireplace.

When to Go: Backstreet's popular jazz brunch featuring the Bob Chadwick Trio is served on Sundays from 11am until 3pm.

Where to Sit: For prime people-watching, request an umbrella-covered table on the front terrace. Or, for a touch of romance, sit by the cozy fireplace.

Know Before You Go: Backstreet only serves their burgers and addictive lobster sandwich on weekdays from 11am to 3pm.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

Backstreet cafe's quaint renovated two-story home sports a sizeable deck in the backyard, which sings during the jazz brunch every Sunday. Backstreet's favorite entrees are joined by such breakfast traditions as gingerbread waffles;…
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Great Courtyard Dinning!
By Brandon F at Insider Pages

Great place for lunch or dinner. Gourmet menu and beautiful courtyard dinning. My favorite is the lobster sandwich (it is to die for). Go with a... Read More

Definitely a neat place, since the restaurant...
By MichelleL at Menuism

Definitely a neat place, since the restaurant was a house in it's past life. I went there for brunch, where... Read More

I'll Be Back!!
By Isabelle E. at Judy's Book

This is one of the finest restaurants I have ever eaten in and I have eaten in a lot of restaurants.It started from the moment we met our charming ... Read More

Great Food the way you like it
By Sheila P. at Judy's Book

I attended a rehearsel dinner in the private room this past weekend. They were very origanized and serve us great despite the fact that everyone wa... Read More