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Sambucca Houston

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Needs Refreshing

The restaurant/ bar is in the downtown area has been there for many years. It is a neat watering... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
F9097QGmichaelg
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Alexandria, United States
Great Ambiance

New in Houston and trying to experience Houston restaurant and night life. Love Sambuca and the... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
_thessrey
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Houston, Texas
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  • Excellent30%
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  • Average37%
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18 Jun 2018
“Needs Refreshing”
31 Jan 2018
“Food and great Music on Sundays!”
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

The restaurant/ bar is in the downtown area has been there for many years. It is a neat watering hole, but the restaurant as a whole needs to be refreshed and updated. Restrooms are dirty and food is just palatable.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank F9097QGmichaelg
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Even though it was not packed out on a Sunday night. The food we had(Smoked Salmon and Seared Duck Breasts) was the best. More importantly the ambiance was very relaxing and the drinks were good. The best part was listening to "Jawad" play acoustic guitar...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank lakewoodjohn
Reviewed 28 December 2016

New in Houston and trying to experience Houston restaurant and night life. Love Sambuca and the ambiance. I like the band playing my first time, however, the band has been hit or missed last time I went to Sambuca Excellent service and drinks. bathroom needs...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank _thessrey
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The place is gross and dirty. Food was blah and restrooms dirty. Band was good but skip it if you're hungry

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Lalctx
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Visited here despite the mixed reviews. Great singer playing cover versions with a slightly African vibe. Service was good, food was fair. 2 great cocktails and reasonably priced. On the downside, the toilets were a disgrace. My husband said he'd seen worse, at Glastonbury. Wouldn't...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank CLONorthWales
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

This place is great for a business lunch or a drink after hours. Some refer to it as the best "Cougar" bar in the city. for Mother's Day they had a $33 buffet with music so we figured we would meet my parents and enjoy....More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Neil P
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Had heard about this place being great, so we had time before a show at Jones Hall one evening...UGH!! Drinks were to sweet (to much syrup), food was mediocre and to cap it off, we saw a damn RAT running across the overhead piping...anyway, certainly...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank kimnjess
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Looking to eat, dance and be Merry? This eatery offers Live Music 7 nights a week. In my business trip (10 days) we visited 3 times! Once on my own, then a couple of guys and then with a large group of collegues Clientele are...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank airbournewarrior
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Found Sambucca through a search engine for downtown restaurants. The cocktail menu was unique. I tried a coconut mojitos that was delicious. Our waiter Andrew was very helpful describing the items on the menu and recommending items to our party. One of my friends had...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Floridadaydreamer
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I are staying downtown to celebrate our 6th wedding anniversary, and our dinner experience at Sambuca last night was more than wonderful. This is one of my favorite places downtown, and I'm happy to say it's now even higher on my fav...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Rebecca Z
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