Down House

(713) 864-3696 | View Website

1801 Yale St, Houston, TX | Directions   77008

29.802348 -95.399205

Open Hours

Mon-Sun: 9am-12am

Lunch Spot, Bar Menu, Traditional American  more

Categories: Coffee & Tea Shops, Restaurants, Coffeehouses

Neighborhoods: Central, Greater Heights

Down House
Down House
Down House
Down House
Slow Dough Baguette, Unsalted Butter, Sea Salt, House Potato Chips with French Onion Dip, Orange Marinated Castelvetrano Olives, Pickle Plate of Local Vegetables, Twice-Cooked House Fries, Roast Garlic, Preserved Lemon Chevre, Sweet Chile Sauce, Toast, Cold-Smoked Fried Brie, JalapeƱo Jelly, Mushrooms on Toast, Chevre, Poached Egg, Houston Dairymaids' Cheese Plate, Three Cheeses with Pairings, Slow Dough Bread, Chilled Watermelon and Tomato Soup... more

Reviews for Down House

Down House began in the mind of owner Chris Cusack as a coffee shop similar to the one he'd left behind in Austin, except one with a forward-thinking cocktail program and warm yet scientific, Darwin-inspired design that belies the fact that its decorator is a real dude's dude.

Thankfully for its neighbors, the quaint little bar and restaurant on Yale Street has now evolved to include a full lunch and dinner menu, where local ingredients are key and Leprechaun cider-soaked mussels are a constant favorite.
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Open from 7am-2pm, this cafe-bar-restaurant has a little bit of everything. Great comfortable Georgetown-esque vibe, delicious cappuccinos -- it's a place you can come to for great breakfast in the morning (corned beef hash or soft tacos), solid lunch in the afternoon (hamburger, sandwich, or salad), afternoon coffee, dinner (steak, seafood), and late night drinks. You could stay there all day if you wanted; it's that kind of place. Free wifi, refillable press coffee, and a good bar where you can dine solo, work on your laptop, or sip on a crafted cocktail.

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Places to pretend it's winter: Down House's Isla Toddy comes complete with still-steaming chamomile tea, and they've got a whole winter drink menu that'll convince you your bones need warming

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The 12 oz. of dark chocolate and textured milk looks and tastes like it's made with love.

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I adore this place. It's so charming, love the Darwin theme and new patio. Stellar beverage list and excellent food.

10 months ago

This is a very nice place to have a bite and sit outside on a covered patio. I meet my girlfriends here and its a place that we have our time at sometimes.


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