Artisans

Classic French

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Overview

Artisans is an intimate restaurant serving inventive cuisine rooted in French technique. Settle in at a long, wrap-around bar, at the chef’s table or in one of the cozy booths lined with pillows along the Fleur de Lys glass wall. Popular dishes include foie gras with poached pear and baklava or Chilean sea bass with pistachio-crusted mussels.

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Accolades

  • Houston's Best French Restaurants 2015 - Zagat
  • Zagat rating of 25 out of 30

Menu for Artisans

Le Menu

Main

Appetizers

  • Le Foie Gras Pan Seared Foie Gras, Crème de Cassis Demi- Glace, Saffron Poached Pear, Baklava
    $29.00
  • Les Noix de Saint-Jacques Pan Seared Scallops, Spinach Ravioli, Beurre Blanc, Served with Lobster Cappuccino
    $25.00
  • Thon Au Poivre Noir Pepper Crusted Tuna, Fresh Pickles and Pickled Radishes, Micro Cilantro, Pea Shoots, Miso-Lime Vinaigrette
    $23.00
  • Saumon Fumé Fait Maison, Caviar Americain House Smoked Salmon, Bowfin Caviar, Shaved Shallots, Marinated Cucumbers, Asparagus, Crispy Potatoes, Boiled Quail Eggs, Fresh Chervil
    $22.00
  • Rillette de Canard Fait Artisans Duck Confit Pâté Rillette, Arugula Pesto, Toasted Hazelnuts, Candied Beets, House Crackers
    $15.00
  • Carpaccio de Chevreuil Enrobé au Café Coffee crusted Venison Carpaccio, Pickled Trumpet Mushrooms, Baby Mâche, Beets, Juniper Oil
    $22.00
  • Le Canard, La Caille Spiced Duck Breast, Quail Leg Confit, Foie Gras, Fig Gastric Reduction, Micro Arugula
    $24.00
  • Tartare D'Agneau à la Française Diced Lamb, Granny Smith Apple, Blue Cheese, Mustard, Chives, Poached Egg Yolk
    $20.00
  • Escargot à la Bourguignonne Baked Escargot, Garlic Parsley Butter, Brioche, Chervil
    $19.00
  • Le Fromage Artisanal
    $19.00
  • Complement any appetizer Caviar and Foie Gras Ice Cream
    $14.00

Soups & Salads

  • Soupe du Jour
  • Potage Crémeux de Poireaux et Pomme de Terre Creamy Potato Leek Potage, Roasted Garlic Crostini. Topped with Herb Cheese Spread
    $11.00
  • La Salade du Chef Chef Jacques' Caesar Salad, Strawberries, Roasted Corn, Avocado
    $11.00
  • La Salade Artisans Mixed Greens, Lemon Vinaigrette, Caramelized Bacon
    $10.00
  • Fromage de Chèvre et sa Tarte Tatin Goat Cheese Tarte Tatin, Seasoned Goat Cheese, Puff Pastry Tart, Roasted Beets, Micro Arugula, Vanilla Honey Vinaigrette
    $20.00

Le Caviar Osetra et Blinis

  • Le Caviar Osetra et Blinis Imported Sturgeon Caviar, Blinis, Sour Cream, Egg Salad
    $99.00
    With 2 Glasses Of Champagne $130.00

Poissons et Crustaces

  • Le Poisson du Pacifique Pistachio Crusted Chilean Sea bass, Mussels Velouté, Creamy Risotto, Sugar Snap Peas
    $40.00
  • Le Poisson du Golfe Pan Seared Gulf Snapper, Saffron Tomato Broth, Bacon Polenta Cake, Eggplant Caviar
    $39.00
  • La Bouillabaisse Marseillaise Saffron Tomato Fennel Broth, Gulf Prawns, Sea Scallops, Mussels, Catch of the Day, Garlic Rouille Croûtons
    $37.00
  • La Volaille et son Homard Roasted Frenched Chicken Breast, Lobster Tail, Armoricaine Sauce, Parmesan Risotto, Asparagus
    $37.00
  • Choucroute de la Mer et de la Terre Sauce Raifort Roasted Salmon, Seafood Sausages, Pork Belly, Fingerling Potatoes, Creamy Sauerkraut, Horseradish Cream Sauce
    $36.00
  • Poisson du Golfe du Mexique, Pudding D'Ecrevisses Sauce Fenouil/Citron Vert, Verdure de la Louisiane Pan Seared Cobia, Crawfish Bread Pudding, Morel Fennel Lime Sauce, Sautéed Swiss Chard
    $36.00
  • Mérou en Chemise de Maïs Frais Sauce au Maïs Fumée, Courge D'Hiver Choux de Bruxelles Corn Crusted Freeport Grouper, Smoked Corn Sauce, Spiced Butternut Squash, Crispy Brussels Sprouts
    $35.00
  • Flétan au Beurre Blanc Truffé Oven Roasted Halibut, Lemon Risotto, Mashed English Peas, Carrot Purée, Truffle Beurre Vermouth Velouté
    $39.00

Les Viandes

  • Côte de Veau aux Champignons, Risotto au Vin Rouge Veal Chop, Red Wine Risotto Sautéed Brussels Sprouts, Artisans' Blend Mushrooms, Creamy Madeira Demi-Glace
    $54.00
  • Cassoulet aux Lentilles Vertes Viande de Porc et de Canard Artisans Green Lentil Cassoulet, House-made Sausage, Braised Pork Belly, Duck Confit, Bone Marrow Crispy Potatoes, Herbed Carrots,Tomato Demi-Glace
    $39.00
  • L'Agneau Seared Lamb Loin Au Jus, French Mashed Potatoes, Haricots Verts, Corn Galette
    $43.00
  • Entrecôte de Boeuf Poêlée Beurre de Moutarde Prime Ribeye, Mustard Rubbed Caramelized, Crispy Potato Rounds, Glazed Carrots, Garlic Confit, Onion Jam, Foie Gras Aioli
    $42.00
  • Le Faux Filet Pan Seared New York Strip, Béarnaise, Cantal Potatoes au Gratin, Haricots Verts, Tomato Ragoût
    $39.00
  • Le Filet de Boeuf au Poivre Beef Tenderloin Black Pepper Crusted, Green Peppercorn Sauce, Fingerling Potatoes Rôties, Haricot Verts
    $39.00

Complement Any Entrée

  • Pan Seared Fois Gras
    $12.00
  • Butter Poached Lobster Tail
    $14.00

Les Desserts

Les Desserts

  • Financier, Mousse au Chocolat Blanc, Glace aux Truffes Almond Sponge Cake, White Chocolate Mousse, Truffle Ice Cream
    $12.00
  • Crème Brûlée aux Trois Parfums Cappuccino, Vanilla, Crème Brûlée du Jour
    $12.00
  • Tiramisu des Tropiques Tropical Tiramisu, Raspberry Sorbet, White Chocolate Coconut Crunch, Pistachio Joconde, Passion Fruit Mousse
    $11.00
  • Tarte des Soeurs Tatin Apple Tart Tatin, Upside-Down Butter Caramelized Apples, Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
    $11.00
  • Biscuit Brownies au Chocolat, Ganache Caramel, Poire Pochée Brownies, Ganache Caramel, Poached Pear, Pear Sorbet
    $12.00
  • Gâteau au Fromage Blanc Fenouil et Caramel Caramel Fennel Cheesecake, Pine Nut Florentine Crumble, Curried Chocolate Sauce, Fennel Chip
    $10.00
  • Gâteau aux Carottes Déconstruit, Fromage Blanc Acidule Deconstructed Carrot Cake, Cream Cheese, Meringue, Ginger Jelly
    $10.00
  • Millefeuille au Chocolat Dark Chocolate, Chocolate Ice Cream, Cappuccino Foam
    $12.00
  • Le Fromage Artisanal Four Chef Selections, Baklava, Apple Jam, Toasted Bread
    $19.00

Les Vins

Wine by the Glass

Champagne & Sparkling

  • Dom Pérignon, Brut Champagne, FR
    $45.00
  • Mumm Cordon Rouge, Brut Champagne, FR
    $19.00
  • Tribaut Schloesser, Brut Rose Champagne, FR
    $20.00
  • Marquis de la Tour, Sparkling, FR
    $10.00
  • Adami, Prosecco, IT
    $12.00

White

  • Jovly Vouvray, Chenin Blanc,FR
    $13.00
  • Alta Luna, Pinot Grigio, IT
    $14.00
  • Starry Night, Chardonnay, Russian River CA
    $14.00
  • Cave Des Vignerons, Chablis, Burgundy FR
    $15.00
  • Les Chênes Vieux, Guilbaud, Sancerre, Mouzillon FR
    $15.00
  • ZD Cellars, Chardonnay, Napa Valley CA
    $22.00
  • Domaine Specht, Riesling, FR
    $15.00

Rose

  • Domaine de Souviou, Bandol, Provence FR
    $12.00

Red

  • Yamhill Valley Vineyards Estate, Pinot Noir, OR
    $15.00
  • Vignerons Des Monts, Bourgogne Rouge, Burgundy FR
    $13.00
  • Aya, Malbec, San Juan ARG
    $13.00
  • Tangley Oaks, Merlot, Napa Valley CA
    $13.00
  • Bon Anno, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley CA
    $15.00
  • ZD, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley CA
    $25.00
  • Claud-Belleveue, Bordeaux, FR
    $15.00
  • Esprit Barville , Cotes du Rhone, Rhone Valley FR
    $13.00
  • Rosenblum Cellars, Zinfandel, Contra Costa Valley CA
    $12.00

Late Harvest & Fortified Wines

  • Dom. Cauhapé Ballet d'Octobre, Jurancon, FR
    $14.00
  • Château Guirad, Petit Guirad, Sauternes, FR 2012
    $14.00
  • Cave de Rasteau, Rasteau White, VDN
    $14.00
  • Panatela, Pineau Des Charentes, FR
    $19.00
  • Croft Distinction, Ruby Port
    $8.00
  • Fonseca 10 year, Tawny Port
    $14.00
  • Fonseca 20 year, Tawny Port
    $19.00

Champagne & Sparkling

Sparkling

  • Marquis de la Tour Brut, FR
    $39.00
  • Iron Horse Brut 2008, Sonoma CA
    $95.00
  • Adami Prosecco, IT
    $45.00

Champagne

  • Nicolas Feuillatte, FR
    $75.00
  • Moët & Chandon Brut Imperial, Champagne FR
    $85.00
  • Mumm 'Cordon Rouge' Brut, Champagne FR
    $79.00
  • Perrier-Jouet Grand Brut, Champagne FR
    $120.00
  • Taittinger Brut La Francaise, Champagne FR
    $125.00
  • Veuve Cliquot Yellow Label Brut, Champagne FR
    $110.00
  • Ruinart Blanc de Blanc
    $120.00
  • Tribaut Brut Orinine, Champagne, FR
    $95.00

Grande Cuvee Champagne

  • Dom Pérignon Vintage 2004, Champagne FR
    $200.00
  • Henriot Brut 2005, Champagne FR
    $185.00
  • Tribaut L'Authentique 2008, Champagne FR
    $220.00
  • Perrier-Jouet Belle Epoque "Fleur de Champagne" 2007 FR
    $270.00
  • Piper Heidsieck Rare Millesime Brut 2002, Champagne FR
    $320.00
  • Veuve Clicquot Brut 2004, Champagne FR
    $175.00

Champagne Rose

  • Moët & Chandon Rose Brut, Champagne FR
    $125.00
  • Tribaut Schloesser Brut Rose, Champagne FR
    $79.00

Half Bottles

Red

  • Rex Hill, Pinot Noir, Willamette OR, 2013
    $43.00
  • Chateau Coutet, St-Emilion, Grand Cru, Bordeaux FR, 2011
    $55.00
  • Chimney Rock, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley CA, 2010
    $75.00

White

  • Duckhorn, Sauvignon Blanc, Napa CA, 2015
    $39.00
  • Frog's Leap, Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley CA, 2015
    $32.00

Pinot Noir

Oregon

  • Yamhill Valley Vineyards Estate, Yamhill Valley, 2013
    $46.00
  • Joleté, Willamette Valley, 2014
    $68.00
  • Angela Estate, Yamhill-Carlton, 2013
    $110.00

California

  • Emeritus, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, 2013
    $85.00
  • LaRue, Sonoma Coast, 2012
    $110.00
  • EnRoute, Les Pommiers by Far Niente, Russian River Valley, 2014
    $145.00
  • Etude, Grace Benoist Ranch Carneros, 2014
    $85.00
  • Abiouness Stanly Ranch, Carneros, 2009
    $90.00

Burgundy, France

  • Vignerons Des Monts de Bourgogne Rouge, 2014
    $50.00
  • Hautes Cotes de Nuits, Domaine Manuel Olivier, 2013
    $69.00
  • Hautes Cotes de Nuits, Domaine Bertagna, 2013
    $90.00
  • Nuits-St-Georges, Manuel Olivier, 2012
    $120.00
  • Pommard, Vincent Girardin, 2013
    $125.00
  • Gevrey-Chambertin, Albert Bichot, 2013
    $130.00
  • Chambolle-Musigny, Domaine Lécheneaut, 2011
    $175.00
  • Echezeaux Grand Cru, Manuel Olivier, 2002
    $360.00

Blends

  • Young Inglewood, St. Helena, Napa Valley, 2009
    $220.00
  • Insignia, Napa Valley CA, 2012
    $390.00

Merlot

  • Tangley Oaks, Napa Valley CA, 2012
    $49.00
  • Duckhorn, Napa Valley CA, 2012
    $95.00

Zinfandel

  • Rosenblum Cellars, Contra Costa Valley CA, 2013
    $42.00
  • Frog's Leap, Napa Valley CA, 2014
    $72.00

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Arbios, Alexander Valley CA, 2012
    $80.00
  • Jordan, Alexander Valley CA, 2012
    $140.00
  • Arrowood, Sonoma County CA, 2013
    $75.00
  • Cliff Lede, Stag's Leap District CA, 2013
    $150.00
  • Bon Anno, Napa Valley CA, 2013
    $59.00
  • Oberon, Napa Valley CA, 2014
    $75.00
  • Mount Veeder Winery, Napa Valley CA, 2013
    $85.00
  • Rombauer, Napa Valley CA, 2014
    $110.00
  • ZD Cellars, Napa Valley CA, 2012
    $95.00
  • Dunn, Napa Valley CA, 2013
    $180.00
  • Quintessa, Rutherford Napa Valley CA, 2013
    $295.00
  • Alpha Omega ERA, Napa Valley CA, 2011
    $390.00

Petite Sirah

  • Retro Cellars, Howell Mountain Napa CA, 2010
    $95.00

Australia

  • Schild Estate, Shiraz Reserve, Barossa Valley, 2013
    $55.00

Italy

  • Sassaia, Monferrato, Piedmont, 2009
    $69.00
  • Castello di Neive, Barbaresco, Piedmont, 2012
    $85.00
  • La Magia, Brunello di Montalcino, Tuscany, 2010
    $125.00
  • Sassaia, Barolo, Bergaglio Pier Carlo, 2009
    $135.00

Spain

  • Marques de Murrieta Rioja Finca Ygay, Reserva, 2011
    $55.00
  • Abadia de San Quirce, Ribera del Duero, 2005 & 2009
    $120.00
  • Rottlan Torra Reserva, Priorat 2009
    $75.00

Malbec

  • Aya Bodegas Borbone, San Juan ARG, 2012
    $46.00
  • Achával Ferrar, Mendoza ARG, 2014
    $60.00
  • Doña Paula, Mendoza ARG, 2013
    $75.00
  • LTU, Uco Valley ARG, 2009
    $130.00

Portugal

  • Quinta do Noval Portwine Porto Vintage, 2011
    $130.00

Bandol & Provence

  • Domaine de Souviou 'Cuvee Speciale' Rouge, 2009
    $125.00
  • Domaine de la Suffrene Cuvee Les Lauves, 2006
    $135.00

Bandol-Rose

  • Domaine de Souviou, Provence FR
    $45.00
  • Hecht and Bannier, Cotes de Provence Fr, 2014
    $50.00

Bordeaux France

Left Bank

  • Château Tour de Pez, St-Estephe, 2011
    $95.00
  • Château Meyney, St-Estephe, 2012
    $130.00
  • Château Fonbadet, Paulliac, 2012
    $125.00
  • Château Haut-Bages Libéral, Paulliac, 2005
    $275.00
  • Clos Du Marquis, Saint Julien, 2001
    $190.00
  • Château Mongravey, Margaux, 2013
    $105.00
  • Château Kirwan, Margaux, 2012
    $130.00
  • Château D'Issan, Margaux, 2006
    $260.00

Right Bank

  • Château St Andre Corbin, St-Georges St-Emilion, 2013
    $60.00
  • Château Petrus Grand Vin Pomerol, 2010
    $53.00
  • Château Haut Goujon, Lalande de Pomerol, 2012
    $95.00
  • Château L'Ecuyer, Pomerol, 2011
    $140.00
  • Château du Coureau, Graves, 2012
    $70.00

Rhone Valley France

Southern

  • Esprit Barville, Cotes du Rhone, 2014
    $45.00
  • Le Plan Des Moines,Vacqueyras, 2013
    $72.00
  • Lestours Clocher, Vacqueyras, 2013
    $65.00
  • Lestours Clocher, Gigondas, 2013
    $69.00
  • Eugéne Leblanc, Chateauneuf du Pape,2013
    $95.00
  • Famille Perrin 'Les Sinards' Chateauneuf du Pape, 2013
    $110.00
  • Château Beaucastel, Famille Perrin, Chateauneuf du Pape, 2013
    $165.00

Chardonnay

California

  • Starry Night, Russian River Valley, 2014
    $51.00
  • Ramey, Russian River Valley, 2013
    $69.00
  • ZD Cellars, Napa Valley, 2015
    $79.00
  • Jordan, Russian River Valley, 2014
    $75.00
  • Far Niente, Napa Valley, 2014
    $135.00

Burgundy, France

  • Manuel Olivier, Hautes Cotes de Nuits, 2012
    $62.00
  • Manuel Olivier, Chablis 1er Cru Mont de Milieu, 2014
    $79.00
  • Vincent Girardin, Pouilly Fuisse, 2014
    $65.00
  • Domaine Francois Carillon, Puligny Montrachet, 2014
    $135.00
  • Joseph Drouhin Corton Charlemagne, Grand Cru, 2011
    $360.00

Bandol

  • Lafran-Veyrolles, Provence FR, 2011
    $75.00

Sauvignon Blanc

  • Joseph Phelps, St. Helena, Napa Valley, 2015
    $80.00
  • Sancerre, Michel Vattan Cuvee Argile, Loire Valley FR, 2015
    $65.00
  • Sancerre, Les Chênes Vieux, Mouzillon FR, 2015
    $60.00

Alsace

  • Domaine Specht Riesling, 2014
    $55.00
  • Domaine Weinbach Cuvee Theo Riesling, 2013
    $75.00
  • Trimbach Gewurztraminer, 2013
    $60.00

Rhone

  • Domaine Saint Siffrein Blanc, Chateauneuf Du Pape, 2014
    $75.00
  • Domaine de Cristia, Chateauneuf Du Pape, 2013
    $85.00

Pinot Grigio

  • Masi Masianco,Verduzzo, 2015
    $50.00
  • Alta Luna, Italy, 2014
    $56.00

Easter 2017

Easter Brunch Menu

  • L'Amuse Bouche Caviar Served with Mini Pancake, Condiment and Creme Fraiche
  • Le Potage Potato-Leek Potage, Devil Egg, Dry Pancetta, Crispy Leeks
  • La Crêpe Crêpe Stuffed with Lobster Thermidor, Armoricaine Sauce

Entrée

  • Sea-Bass Sauce Safranée, Risotto Vermouth Wine Risotto, Fava Beans, Carrot Purée, Saffron Velouté
  • Petit Filet de Boeuf Perigourdine Pan-Seared Tenderloin, Crispy Brussel Sprouts, Mashed Confit Purple Potatoes, Sauce Foie Gras
  • Suprêmes de Poulet Farcis au Ricotta et Tomates Séchées Sundried Tomato/Ricotta Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast, Fresh Spinach Pasta, Asparagus, Truffle Sauce Suprême

Le Dessert

  • Vacherin Meringue Glacé Artisans Meringue Vacherin, Strawberry/Vanilla Ice Cream, Grand Marnier Sabayon, Chantilly

Mother's Day 2017

Le Menu

  • L'Amuse Bouche Truffle Potato Croquette, Sour Cream, Domestic Caviar
  • Quenelle de Fruits de Mer Seafood Quenelle, Parisian Vegetables, Lobster Sauce
  • Coussin de Champignons des Bois au Fromage Mushroom and Goat Cheese Ravioli, Sage Brown Butter
  • La St Jacques et son Poulet Farci Pan-Seared Scallop, Crab & Spinach Stuffed Chicken, Asparagus, Sauce Choron
  • La Viande du Jour Lamb Loin, Red Wine Parmesan Risotto, Broccoli au Gratin, Sauce Perigourdine

Le Dessert

  • Strawberry Mousse
  • Chocolate Génoise
  • Hand Rolled Truffles
  • Berry Compote
  • Chocolate Sauce

3201 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX 77006

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Intimate, Refined, Romantic
  • Dress Code: Dressy
    Good For: Groups, Singles, Special Occasion
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (713) 529-9111
  • Private Dining Room: Yes