Backstreet Cafe

Backstreet Cafe

1103 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX
(713) 521-2239 serving: Central, Neartown/ Montrose
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


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

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.

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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By fd1234620513 at Citysearch

We just had a very negative experience at BS which makes this our first and last visit there.\r First there is the so called 'lovely patio': this ... Read More

By TheBestCritic at Citysearch

Should have won best of brunch in Houston!!! Instead a lame coffee shop got it. Read More

If the weather's nice,make sure to sit
By ambernambrose at Citysearch

If the weather's nice,make sure to sit on the back patio. The cocktails are seasonal and the vegetarian options are some of the best. Read More

Love it
By AliciaH at Citysearch

First of all I must say I was very well treated. The whole time I was kept on thinking that they have an amazing staff. The food was delicous. I wi... Read More

The Best for me!
By StafforshireLuv at Citysearch

A friend/neighbor of mine gave me a gift card for Xmas. My daughter, husband and myself went there for lunch, and it was amazing. I'm drolling ju... Read More