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Red Cat Jazz Cafe

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Address: 715 Franklin St, Houston, TX 77002-1612
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+1 713-226-7870
11:00 - 15:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 20:00 - 02:00

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Mixed feelings about the Red Cat Jazz Brunch

We went for a brunch at 11 am. Overall, we loved our time spent there thanks to great people we were with! But talking about the brunch it was very average. In general, I do not... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2015
Gulara A
Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite spots for good music and a fun crowd. It's a nice quaint spot for a date or just good wholesome fun. The cover for most events are reasonable and the seating isn't bad. The food selections are yummy and filling. It's always a nice adult crowd when I go.

Thank Terri J
Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 6 May 2015

We went for a brunch at 11 am. Overall, we loved our time spent there thanks to great people we were with! But talking about the brunch it was very average. In general, I do not like a buffet arrangements accompanied by a crowds of people neat food isles. The live music was ok, but it was more like background... More 

Thank Gulara A
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Reviewed 24 March 2015

Just left the Red Cat Jazz Cafe and I had a wonderful time with my lil sis Shey. The music was great. The chicken and waffles and pasta were the best items of the buffet! The owner and staff were surprisingly sweet! I honestly didn't expect them to be so nice. We received a mimosa on the house! I just... More 

1 Thank NaturallyMe a
Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 26 February 2015

got there at 12:40, second in line. doors opened at about 1:10, there were still a few tables occupied by 11:00 seating even though we heard them announce at 12:50 that "the brunch was over and thank you for choosing red cat". when we went in and the brunch trays were not even set up.i ordered a daiquiri and was... More 

3 Thank fred s
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Reviewed 16 February 2015 via mobile

Decided to obtain a Groupon and hopefully enjoy good food, music and drinks! Didn't happen, seating is horrible way too small! Brunch reservation was at 11a.m and wasn't really a reservation as we stood in line 30 minutes to get in. In addition the setup of the buffet was more like a free for all! Stood in line to eat... More 

1 Thank Sonya P
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 31 October 2014

Visited after The Christmas rush last year, and I was not disappointed by the music. The DJ after the live music was also awesome. I danced the entire time. It was great.

Thank Michelle R
La Porte, Texas
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Reviewed 25 February 2014

We made reservation for 6 people for the 11:00 am Sunday Brunch 3 months in advance. When we arrived at the Cafe we were asked to wait with a growing number of people waiting for their tables in a small side room with couches on the side, bright lighting and no view of the stage and 1 table. About 11:05... More 

1 Thank Ballroomdancer3810
Nacogdoches, Texas
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Reviewed 28 August 2013

I was so scared to go when i read all of the reviews. This place was great! Im not sure why the reviews were so bad. The music and entertainment was amazing. The only problem with the cafe is the lack of a decent menu but its not a restaurant, its a jazz club. Eat before you get there and... More 

4 Thank Chasaty379
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184 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Thanks to a Groupon offered, we discovered and enjoyed Red Cat Jazz Café Sunday Brunch. I purchased Groupon before reading reviews and was uncertain what to expect. It was great! We were seated in a very nice location. The female (solo) entertainer was talented and interacted well with the audience; I appreciated her selection of music. The café and restrooms... More 

6 Thank 457LisaC
Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 2 May 2012

The music was great but the smell overshadowed everything. Hopefully they will get settled and improve maybe we will go back one day.

3 Thank cindycares2

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