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Catalan Food & Wine Bar - CLOSED

Map & Directions 5555 Washington St.
Houston, TX 77007
  • Spanish
  • Sun 11am-3pm, Tue-Thu 11am-11pm, Fri 11am-12am, Sat 5pm-12am
  • All Major Credit Cards, Discover
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Private Party
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Not Accepted, Accepted
  • Lot Available, Valet


Houston Press' 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

Member Reviews

  • Allisen Picos
    on 05/27/10

    Large wine selection and really amazing food. Great place to go for dinner.

  • on 08/06/09

    Way cool wine list and prices to boot...the wine guys Antonio and Matthew are the best and don't forget the friend of the farmer and outstanding chef Chris Shepherd.

  • on 05/06/09

    Antonio Gianola is the sommelier at Catalan, and his passion for wine is scary. Gianola demonstrated his encyclopedic knowledge of Italian wines while he served as the wine steward at Da Marco. While composing the wine list at Catalan, he began reaching out to the world's most forward-thinking winemakers. When Gianola starts talking about these folks — eco-sensitive French... More >>

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Tips from foursquare

  • Bravo on 11/29/10

    This spanish influence restaurant is a jewel. Chris Shepard's former colleague is amazing. Try the foie grois bon bons. -Tiffany Derry, Top Chef

  • Houston Press on 01/27/11

    2010 Best of Houston® Winner: Best Restaurant: Catalan is the restaurant that's setting the bar for every other dining establishment in Houston!

  • Bravo on 11/29/10

    This spanish influence restaurant is a jewel. Chris Shepard's former colleague is amazing. Try the foie grois bon bons. -Tiffany Derry, Top Chef

  • 13 celsius on 02/11/10

    Let Antonio Gianolla pick the most interesting and perfect wine you've ever had.

  • BestOf on 12/28/11

    Avenue's Catalan, he kept his menu closely aligned with the region for which the restaurant was named, Spain's Catalonia

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