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Catalan Food & Wine Bar - Closed

5555 Washington St. Houston, TX 77007 | Heights | 713-426-4260

Location Description:

CLOSED - Antonio Gianolo is a fantastic sommelier. And Chris Shepherd is one of the most inventive chefs in Texas and one of the best craftsmen. The menu includes Southern, Mexican, Vietnamese and Mediterranean influences. And if you want to sample all of Shepherd's latest favorites in a single sitting, try the "sandbox tasting" on the Chef's Playground section of the menu. It's nearly $100 per person and the whole table has to order it. Expect wild, inspired dishes -- and come hungry.

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  • Cuisine(s): Spanish
  • Hours: Sun 11am-3pm, Tue-Thu 11am-11pm, Fri 11am-12am, Sat 5pm-12am
  • Price: $$, $$$
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted, Not Accepted
  • Parking: Lot Available, Valet
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards, Discover
  • Attire: Casual to dressy
  • Features: Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout

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