The Café Montrose is located at 1609 Westheimer Road and the hours of operation are from Monday to Saturday for lunch from 11:30 A.M to 2:30 P.M and for dinner time from 5:30 P.M to 10:00 P.M and it is closed on Sunday. The restaurant is business casual and offers Belgian and French cuisine, and the place located close to Mandell Street is easily missed if not careful. The seats in the restaurant are a little too close for comfort so if you need your space this may not be the place for you; otherwise you can come in and enjoy the food and drinks it offers.
The restaurant Café Montrose is located in fact in the Montrose area of the city which is close to the museum district as well as downtown, the area offers different events such as the popular Westheimer festival and home of the Greek festival.
The menu does not offer a lot of variety but you can find tasteful bites and entrées. For their soups you can order their French onion soup, or their homemade country soup or even a delicious creamy mussel soup for $7.00, or you can order some of their pates such as the cheese croquettes for $7.00, or the scampi a l’ail which are shrimps with garlic butter for $8.00.
They also offer different salad plates such as the Nicoise which is tuna with lettuce, potatoes, green beans, olives, green peppers, boiled eggs and tomato with vinaigrette dressing for $12.00, or the Roquefort which is with lettuce with Roquefort, walnuts and bleu cheese dressing for $8.00.
For their entrees you can order the Bearnaise which is grilled salmon with a Bearnaise sauce for $16.00, or the flamande which is Belgian beef stew prepared with Maredsous beer, onions and carrots for $14.00, or Waterzooi de poulet which is creamy chicken stew with carrots and celery for $14.00, or the lapin aux pruneaux which is rabbit leg and thigh served with prunes, raisins, onions and carrots for $18.00, or their filet mignon for $20.00.
Or you can order some omelettes such as the seafood one which is an omelet with shrimp, salmon, mushrooms, tomato, and potatoes for $12.00, or the Provencal one which is with tomato, potatoes, onions, green bell peppers and olive for $9.00, or a simple one with ham and Swiss cheese for $7.00.
They also offer Café Montrose special mussels which are $9.00 for a small portion or $8.00 for the large portion and you can order the moules marinnieres which are mussels steamed with butter, celery, onion, and white wine, or the moules escargot which are mussels in garlic butter, or even the moules au Curry which is Mussels in a mild creamy curry sauce.