Cafe Piquet – Houston Restaurants

Cafe Piquet - Houston Restaurants

Address:

5757 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77401-4723

Phone:

+1 713-664-1031

Hours:

Sunday: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM | Monday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM | Tuesday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM | Wednesday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM | Thursday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM | Friday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM | Saturday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Price Range:

$$ – $$$

Meals Served:

Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

Features:

Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible

Good For:

Families with children, Kids

Reviews:

Earlier this month I found out about this restaurant and took my family out on a Saturday night. The food was amazing and being our first time Liset was outstanding, she was very kind with a smile on her face the whole time. We have… ||| Great Cuban food …. had Picadillo, black beans and rice with fried plantains !! Classic and oh so good….Plenty to eat. Had a Mamey and friend had a Mango drink. She ordered a generous portion of sopa full of corn on cob, potatoes and veges…

Menu:

Main Menu Cuban Appetizer Samplers No Substitutions. See “Appetizers” for translation || 12.25 Small 2 Croquetas, 1 Tamal, 2 Empanadas, 1 Papa Rellena || 24.75 Large 4 Croquetas, 2 Tamales, 2 Empanadas, 2 Papas Rellenas, Mariquitas Aperitivos – Appetizers || 4.65 Croquetas de Jamón (4) Ham croquettes || 4.65 Empanadas de Carne (2) Beef Turnover Pie || 3.5 Tamal Cubano Tamale || 8.99 Calamares Fritos Fried Calamari || 7.99 Calamari Salteados Sautéed calamari, tossed in olive oil, garlic and red chile pepper || 3.99 Papas Rellenas (2) Stuffed Potatoes || 6.99 Mariquitas Plantain Chips topped with garlic sauce || 4.5 Tostones Fried Green Plantains with garlic Sauce || 4.5 Yuca Frita con Mojo Fried Yucca topped with garlic sauce || 3.85 Yuca con Mojo Boiled Yucca topped with garlic sauce || Small 4.5 Large 8.99 Fufu de Plátano Mashed green and ripe plantains and pork with garlic sauce Sopas – Soups Pequeña (Small) – $2.99, Grande (Large) – $3.99 || Sopa de Pollo / Chicken Soup con papas, zanahorias, calabaza [With potatoes, carrots, squash] || Sopa del Día / Soup of the Day Plátano, fabada, garbanzo, chicharo, lenteja, frijol colorado – Cambia a diario [Plantain, white bean, chick pea, split pea, lentil, red bean – Changes Daily] Sandwiches Chicharritas – Add chicharritas – $1.99 || 7.99 El Cubano / Cuban Sandwich Queso suizo, jamón, pierna [Swiss cheese, ham, pork, mustard optional] || 8.5 Media Noche Pan semi-dulce, pernil, jamón, queso suizo, mostaza, pepinillo [Semi-sweet bread, pork, ham, swiss cheese, mustard, pickles] || 8.75 Pan con Bistec / Steak Sandwich Bistec a la plancha, cebolla, papitas [Steak, grilled onions, potato sticks] || 8.25 La Pechugona / Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich Pechuga a la plancha, cebolla, tomate, lechuga, mayonesa [Onions, tomatoes, lettuce, mayonnaise] || 7.25 Pan con Lechón / Roast Pork Sandwich con mojo [with garlic sauce] || 7.5 Pan con Croquetas / Croquette Sandwich Croquetas, queso suizo [Croquettes, swiss cheese] || 8.25 Sandwich de Policía (Masitas, Maduros) Pork Chunks and Ripe Plantains sandwich || 9.75 Policia Deluxe pork, plantains, avocado, chicharron, onion || 5.99 Sandwich Vegetariano / Vegetarian Sandwich Queso suizo, lechuga, tomate, aceite de oliva, mayonesa [Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, olive oil, mayonnaise] Ensaladas / Salads Aderezos – Dressings: Olive oil and Red Wine Vinegar, Ranch, Jalapeno Ranch, Thousand Island, Italian, Balsamic Vinegar || 7.99 Ensalada Mixta / Mixed Salad lechuga, pepino, tomate, aguacate, cebollo [Green leaf lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, sliced avocados, onions] || 3.75 Ensalada Pequeña / Small Salad de lechuga, tomate, cebolla [Lettuce, tomatoes, onions] || 5.25 Ensalada de Aguacate (Aguacate y Cebolla) Por temporada [Avocado and Onion Salad – Seasonal] || 8.25 Ensalada de Nelly / Nelly’s Salad lechuga, tomate, cebolla, cilantro, ajo, manzana, linaza, aguacate (por temporada), aceite de oliva, jugo de lima fresco [lettuce, tomatoes, onions, coriander, crushed garlic, apples, flaxseed, avocado (seasonal), olive oil, fresh lime juice] Entrée Samplers Served with white rice and black beans, or with Congri (mixed white rice, black beans, ham bits) plus two sides. See “House Specialties” for entree translations || 17.99 Carnaval Cubano Ropa Vieja, Masitas, Boliche || 17.99 La Rumba Vaca Frita, Pernil Asado con Mojo, Picadillo || 11.99 Vegetarian Platter Yucca with garlic, white rice, black beans, maduros, small side salad Especialidades de La Casa / House Specialties House specialties below are served with a choice of white rice, black beans plus one side; or Congri (mixed white rice, black beans ham bits) plus one side Sides || Platanos Maduros || Tostones || Yuca con Mojo || Yuca Frita || Salad || French Fries || Seasonal Vegetables || Sweet Potato Fries Puerco / Pork || (1) 11.75 (2) 15.5 Chuleta Frita Pork chop fried to perfection || (1) 12.75 (2) 16.5 Chuleta Empanizada Fried, breaded pork chop || 13.5 Masitas Juicy pork chunks fried to perfection || 12.25 Pernil Oven-roasted pork topped with our specialty garlic sauce Carne de Res / Beef || 17.75 Bistec Empanizado Thinly cut, fried and breaded top sirloin steak || 16.75 Palomilla Thinly cut, grilled top sirloin steak topped with grilled onions || 13.99 Ropa Vieja Shredded beef slow-cooked in tomato and wine sauce || 12.5 Vaca Frita Shredded beef with onions and garlic sauce || 10.99 Picadillo Cuban ground beef, with onions, pimiento, potatoes, slow-cooked in wine sauce || 10.99 Boliche Eye of round roast stuffed with sausage and smothered in a sautéed onion sauce || 10.99 Higado a La Italiana Beef liver sautéed with green bell peppers and onions Mariscos / Seafood || Priced Daily Pargo Entero Frito Whole Fried Red Snapper || 17.5 Camarónes Enchilados Shrimp Creole || 16.25 Camarónes al Ajillo Shrimp sautéed in garlic sauce || 16.99 Enchilado de Calamares Calamari creole || Priced Daily Filete de Pargo Empanizado Breaded, fried red snapper filet || Priced Daily Filete de Pargo a La Plancha Grilled red snapper fillet; Salsa Criolla – Add creole sauce (Picante / Spicy) – $2.50 || 14.99 Filete Cardenal Pangasius fillet stuffed with smoked ham and cheese, breaded, fried, and topped with cream sauce with sautéed onions Pollo / Chicken || 12.25 Pollo a La Plancha Grilled chicken breast topped with grilled onions || 13.25 Pechuga Empanizada Fried, breaded chicken breast || 12.25 Pollo “Lite” Grilled chicken breast, lightly seasoned A La Carta / A La Carte || Small 1.25 Large 2.5 Arroz Blanco White rice || 3.75 Moros / Congri Mixed black beans / rice, includes ham bits || Cup 1.5 Small 2.5 Frijoles Negros Black beans || 3.85 Yuca con Mojo Boiled yucca with garlic sauce || 2.75 Papas Fritas French fries || 3.85 Platanos Maduros Fried ripe platains || 1.0 Mojo Garlic sauce || (1) 1.4 Huevo Frito Fried egg || (2) 7.5 Huevos Fritos / Fried eggs con Arroz Blanc y Maduros [with white rice and plantains]

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