Backstreet Cafe

New American, Bistro, Vegetarian / Vegan
$ $ $
1103 S Shepherd Dr (at W Clay St)
Houston, TX 77019
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 11:00pm
11:00am - 11:00pm
10:00am - 9:00pm



  • Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 8am-3pm. Live jazz by Bob Chadwick trio on Sundays!
  • 2011 Best of Houston Winner: Best Restaurant Sommelier - Sean Beck. Check out more Houston Press Best of Houston Winners here: Or go mobile with the free Best Of app.
  • The tree-shaded patio of this New American restaurant is as big a draw as the cocktails. These include daily-changing sangrias and the Forty-Year-Old Milkshake (a mix of honey, mascarpone ice cream an
  • The back street Eggs Benedict, Gingerbread Waffles And Brioche French Toast had my friends and I talking about how good our choices were hours later!
  • Being from South Carolina, with a Granny fully capable of winning the Kiss My Grits competition, its fair to say - I know grits. Shrimp & stone ground cheese grits with green onion is creamy delish.
  • Migas were delicious, and their pear mohito was the best!
  • Cozy inside and outdoor seating. Chorizo Mussels has a fantastic broth. Beef cheeks are tender
  • Love the crab cakes
  • This is it the big one Brazilian spiny lobster tail is served with garlic mashed potatoes, sauted spinach, and crab meat in a lemon butter sauce with corn pudding. This entre is out of control.
  • Best restaurant sommelier - Sean Beck
  • Jalapeo fettucini and bruschetta. Eat both of these things here.
  • they have a vegetarian menu to die for..try the deeply roasted veggie,they are my fav...
  • Backstreet is an institution and they have a great staff. Thank for all the memories.
  • Came here for Brunch. Amazing food! If you dont make reservations expect a long wait.
  • New menu! Looking good
  • I loved this place! I hope they keep the lights on the patio. It looks much better with them. Staff was very attentive too. Will come back :)
  • No dejen de probar los camarones con harina de maz y los postres. Deliiiiiii!
  • Everything!! Their off the menu brunch brisket with poached eggs and potatoes.. yum! Crab cakes.. yum! Cocktails are great too.. sangrias, mimosas,
  • Every time I've been here it's been amazing. Red corn enchiladas were great for brunch.
  • Tortilla soup

Nearby places

5085 Westheimer Road
701 Waugh Drive (at W. Dallas St.)