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Tiny Boxwood's Cafe

#74 of 7,124 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
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3614 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77027-5906
+1 713-622-4224
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07:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 14:00
Tue - Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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102 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Near Lacrosse tournament - recommended by a local Houston friend arrived with a very long line at a 2 hour wait ..very popular lunch spot.... we decided on take out- placed our order at the bar- welcomed by a owner and engaged in Where are you from? Very nice and unexpected - Welcomed, thank you for taking a interest in... More 

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Thank Mary L
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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82 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service and pleasant environment with an outside set of tables Dishes were a bit small so the restaurant was expensive Chocolate chip cookie was delicious

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Thank BernardoLarreta
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We recently had lunch at Tiny Boxwood Cafe. What a surprise it was to walk in this beautiful setting with a nice grassy Courtyard and tables surrounding it. The setting is perfect. You can hear French music in the background and beautiful vegetation all the way around you. The food was delicious. The surroundings made the food even better. On... More 

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Margaree, Nova Scotia, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My day began with a delightful cup of coffee and the most amazing croissant with the tastiest jam. Best of all it began with a friend introducing me to this delightful café. The service was friendly and prompt. The grounds, you have to visit. We sat out in the garden amongst trees and birds singing. Being from Cape Breton, Nova... More 

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Thank HilWar2016
New Orleans, Louisiana
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed brunch in a lovely garden next to a nursery on Sunday morning. The menu is superb. The service is polite and gracious. Great for family and friends. Can get busy after 11 am.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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284 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a lovely restaurant. Its really better than average, but not quite very good. It's warm and inviting with an imaginative menu. We sat at the bar and the service was ok, which can be the downside of sitting at the bar. They have a decent cocktail list and wine selection. The food ranges from appetizers to main... More 

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new york
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The quality of food has gone down drastically from couple of years ago. This is evident even by the smell, as you get close to the counter to order. the place needs a major make over specially the kitchen area. The servers and the guy behind the counter are disheveled. You pay tip after waiting in line and order, but... More 

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Thank babak t
Houston, Texas
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a special place for special occasions, like my daughter's 18th birthday brunch, or a cozy lunch for my husband and I on a date day. It is definitely not a daily or weekly jaunt unless you're rolling in money. The food is very expensive, and the alcoholic drinks are off the chart expensive. Having said all of that,... More 

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Thank Judy M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location to have breakfast. You can sit inside or outside between flowers. Nice and caring waiters. Food is delicious. Tea made out of leaves - no teabag. :) There is no pricelist available. Prices are a little above average.

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Thank Fliegerkathi
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We do not usually love places that you go up to place your order, but this one was great. Atmosphere is really good, great feel like you do not wish to rush- just relax and enjoy. The food was good and we people watched and everyone seemed very pleased with their food. Not at all cheap, but a really good... More 

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Thank Richard D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3614 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77027-5906
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-622-4224

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?