Maison Pucha Bistro

4.6
1294 reviews
$31 to $50
French
Maison Pucha Bistro is the culmination of Chef Manuel's 25 year culinary journey. Securing a location in Houston's historic Heights neighborhood, Manuel, Cristian and Victor have reunited in the true sense of fraternité, to open their very own restaurant to showcase their talents and vision of true hospitality. We hope you will join us and be a part of something, truly special...

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1294 People Are Saying
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vipReingardM
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on 15 January 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always the service was excellent , very attentive with , nice presentation of food. Very happy with the food as well, this is one of the best restaurants in Houston wrt fine dining and beautiful ambience!

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vipsarag
Houston
11 reviews
Dined on 15 January 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The blacken salmon was excellent. I wish the lighting was a little better , it was hard to see the menu , had to use my light on my phone to see better.

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Tangerine
Houston
10 reviews
Dined on 15 January 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Not the first time to eat here, but the first time for Brunch. Maison Pucha Bistro is casual enough for couples to bring their babies, but elegant enough to have a romantic meal. Each time I have eaten there, the food has been delicious. Brunch was just the same...delicious. Three of us had the salmon eggs benedict and one had the two egg breakfast that also has bacon, chicken sausage, potatoes and 2 pan cakes. We managed to end the meal with the fabulous chocolate soufflé. If haven't tried the soufflé make sure you do!

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vipAdams
Houston
19 reviews
Dined on 8 January 2022
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The food here is excellent; try the Coq au vin and the Branzino (when they have it). They have a lovely outdoor patio which we prefer as inside can be noisy.

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mixedN
1 review
Dined on 6 January 2022
Overall3food2service3ambience5

Sadly the food was not what I expected. We ordered the 1/2 DZ gulf coast oysters - these were very good. Maison Salad - the Salmon was amazing the dressing to acidic. Then we ordered the Maison's Ceviche Trio I was underwhelmed! The shrimp was bland and all of them overwhelmingly tasted like cilantro. The chips served with them were okay. Then we had the Sea scallops and these were good but nothing special. Overall we had a nice dining experience but the food for the cost was subpar.

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AlexS
Houston
16 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Very much appreciate the effort and hard work of mgmt and staff to create a very nice NYE. Food was delicious.Place was very busy and everyone was very nice. I know that’s not always easy to do. Great experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and great food!!

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mehraanm
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience3

We were a party of six and went here for NYE. The appetizers were outstanding apart from that everything else was unsatisfactory. Their service was appalling. It took our waiter 20 mins to just get us water when the bottles were literally sitting in the room we were seated in. The cocktails were mediocre at best. There was just no attention to detail. He took our orders and then five mins later came back and said he messed up his paper and had to retake all our orders.
We were served ceviche but no spoons were provided, then we got steaks/beef Wellington and again we had to ask for steak knives after waiting for a bit. The steak was average however the beef Wellington was below average. We ordered wine after our appetizers to go with our steak but the waiter completely forgot about it and we never got our drinks order. The dessert took over 20 mins to come out (this was preordered as part of the set menu).
The table looked like a mess because no one picked up any appetizer plates even after they were done and they kept bringing other courses.

Then we got overcharged and one extra set menu charge was added on to our bill even after he took our orders twice. We had to then call him and ask for correction.

And then to top it all off, we didn’t even get the option to select a percentage for tip. A mandatory 20% was added on the bill. So for such appalling service (honestly the worst I have ever experienced) we paid 141 dollars in tip, which is absolutely ridiculous.

Save yourself some time and money and don’t go to this restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on 30 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic!!!!!

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vipReingardM
Calgary
5 reviews
Dined on 28 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

For our anniversary we couldn’t have wished for a better venue, in regards of the restaurant’s first rate and personable service, presentation of dishes and outstanding cuisine and wine list.
It was not the first time we went to Maison Pucha and, again, it exceeded our expectations.
Thanks to the team at Maison Pucha.
R. And H.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on 24 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Beautiful preparations with fresh food and flavors. We keep going back. Thank you for another wonderful dining experience.

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vipEdwardB
Houston
31 reviews
Dined on 24 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Solid French food like this doesn’t come cheap! Try the beef Wellington, Baked Alaska, and the house salad—you won’t be sorry!

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on 24 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went to Christmas Eve brunch with a large group (5 adults and 5 kids) the food was amazing, the setting was beautiful, and the staff was attentive as well as super accommodating for our large group of mixed ages.

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Norha
1 review
Dined on 22 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great restaurant. I’d recommend it. Great menu, great service

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vipMimi1103
New Orleans
48 reviews
Dined on 22 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The best Trout Almondine and Duck breast. Love their food

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vipKbbD
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on 19 December 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Sunday night dinner..great food, very good wine list, very good atmosphere.

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AdrianaS
Austin
4 reviews
Dined on 18 December 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience3

The waitress was very distracted. We ordered a cocktail and he forgot to bring it. The onion soup was very simple I asked for salt and he said he would bring it, but he never did. We ordered bread never arrived. We order two desserts but asked the menu to see other options never brought it. However the food was so good that we will come again but hopefully we have another table.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
34 reviews
Dined on 17 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very pleasant evening with delicious foods beautifully presented

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vipMeansnoopy
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on 12 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our third or fourth time at Maison Pucha Bistro and as with previous visits, we had a wonderful time. Foods were excellent, service was impeccable, and the ambience cozy and relaxing. We shall definitely be back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Austin
8 reviews
Dined on 12 December 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience1

Not impressed. Food was okay. Service was mediocre. Felt it was expensive for the quality of food and experience.

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vipDSenior
Houston
34 reviews
Dined on 11 December 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Didn’t like the cheese in the French Onion soup. Prefer iceberg for wedge salad. Trout and steak frites both very good. Server James excellent.

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vipAndrewM
Houston
13 reviews
Dined on 11 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first time here and both my girlfriend and I enjoyed our dinner here. The surroundings were wonderful and the food excellent. Looking forward to coming back!

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DanHaz
Houston
1 review
Dined on 11 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was perfect and the presentation was amazing.

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vipLinda
Houston
85 reviews
Dined on 11 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The weather was perfect for lunch on the patio. Excellent service and delicious lunch. I'll be back

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MarcoC
1 review
Dined on 11 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience! I really like the combination of Ecuadorian and French cuisine. Great place!

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vipKimberlyL
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on 8 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Karla the bartender was very kind and attentive. The drinks were cute and delicious. The 7x7x7 happy hour was awesome. Great ambiance for Low key happy hour. Will be back.

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ChrisB
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Been there twice and twice a major success. Excellent food. Octopus - to die for:))

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MarionM
Anchorage
4 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous atmosphere and the food is perfection.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 4 December 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience2

Let’s see. Forced to take a valet ticket even though I’d parked my own car (because the attendant was nowhere in sight). Flavorless oysters. Duck a’lorange was much better but portioned for a small child. Unruly children ran amok on the patio, which management/staff did nothing about despite multiple complaints. Neither did the parents, but that’s another review. Waiter rushed us through service, then sat on the ticket for 20 minutes. Then the valet chastised me for not coming out on time to get my car. Other than those things, these guys nailed it.

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vipMariana
Houston
7 reviews
Dined on 4 December 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Fabulous cocktails, delicious food, attentive service, and a noise level that allows everyone to be heard. One of my favorite Houston restaurants.

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SaulL
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on 3 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is great and the service is great. Will be going back soon!!

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ttexastom
Austin
4 reviews
Dined on 26 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice place. Great food (though the octopus ceviche was a little salty for my taste) with beautiful presentation and excellent service. A little pricey, but you get what you pay for. A really pleasant experience.

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FrankG
Houston
12 reviews
Dined on 26 November 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Nice evening, food and drink were well done, although a bit pricey.

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vipMBPHou
Houston
37 reviews
Dined on 25 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is always outstanding at Maison Pucha. This visit was no different. The dishes are beautifully plated and very artistically presented. I love going here, the servers are friendly and attentive.

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vipNDWTX
Houston
41 reviews
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience! The Maison salad, branzino special, coq au vin & Normandy tart were very ample & absolutely delicious. Service was superb & we very much enjoyed dining on the patio. We shall return.

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LisaM
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went with kids and my parents and everyone found something to love. Great food great service. Will be back

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vipMimi1103
New Orleans
48 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Loved the food

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on 14 November 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience5

Service was a bit slow. Drinks were ok.

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Vero
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on 13 November 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Overpriced for average food, $45 for 3 scallops, snails were not tasty

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Janv
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 12 November 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Bistro fare, very well done, with ceviche thrown in.

FAQs

Maison Pucha Bistro offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (713) 637-4976.

Maison Pucha Bistro is rated 4.6 stars by 1294 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.