Tiny Boxwoods

Modern American

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Overview

A casual-elegant cafe serving an eclectic menu of French-American comfort food, Tiny Boxwoods is a River Oaks favorite known for classic breakfast, lunch and dinner fare, lush greenery, and a relaxed outdoor patio. The vibe is peaceful and relaxing, with rustic-chic decor that's both contemporary and inviting. From-scratch cooking techniques shine in dishes like wood fired artichokes and seafood bouillabaisse with herb butter. Expect well executed fare and attentive service, and a delightfully complied classic cocktail menu.

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ACCOLADES

  • Houston's Best Eclectic Restaurants 2016 — Zagat
  • Houston's Best Outdoor Dining 2016 — Zagat
  • Zagat rating of 4.2 out of 5

Menu for Tiny Boxwoods

Breakfast

Main

  • Fruit and Yogurt Parfait house granola, yogurt, bananas, seasonal berries
  • Morning Porridge 5 grain oats, house jam and granola with chia seeds steamed milk on the side
  • Avocado and Egg eggs scrambled with cheese, tomatillo salsa, avocado, fresh basil, corn tortillas
  • House Migas eggs scrambled with cheese, sausage, potatoes, peppers, onions, tortilla strips, tomatillo salsa
  • Mothers Breakfast pecan smoked bacon, scrambled eggs, biscuits, strawberry jam
  • Bread Plate artisan bread, fresh fruit, house jam, whipped honey butter
  • Lovin Canada two hard boiled eggs, artisan bread, house jam, whipped honey butter
  • Morning Cheese and Bread Board a selection of the days cheese and bread with proscuitto and berries
  • Simple Breakfast soft scrambled eggs, pecan smoked bacon, classic hollandaise

House Drinks & Coffee

  • Morning Juice days selection
  • Orange Julia a frothy orange juice concoction
  • Seasonal Smoothie made with seasonal fresh fruit and blossom honey
  • Julia Sunrise orange julia with cranberry juice
  • Espresso
  • Cortado
  • Macchiato
  • Americano
  • Flat White
  • Cappuccino
  • Latte
  • House Black Coffee

Sunday Brunch

Main

  • The Days Pastries house muffins with whipped honey butter, croissants with homemade jam, scone du jour, cinnamon rolls
  • Fruit and Yogurt Parfait house granola, yogurt, bananas, seasonal berries
  • Bowl of Fruit seasonal fruit, served with orange blossom honey
  • Morning Cheese and Meat Board trio of cheeses & cured meats, honeycomb fruits, flatbreads, savory hazelnuts, jalepeño jelly
  • House Migas eggs scrambled with cheese, sausage, potatoes, onions, peppers, tortilla strips, tomatillo salsa
  • Mothers Breakfast smoked applewood bacon, jalepeño cheese grits, biscuits, strawberry jam
  • Steak and Egg Pizza with potatoes, blue cheese, egg sunny side up
  • Potato and Egg Pizza with feta cheese, fresh basil pesto, egg sunny side up
  • Bacon and Egg Pizza pancetta, goat cheese, egg sunny side up
  • Tiny Summer Salad grilled chicken, spiced pecans, blue cheese crumbles, sliced apples, mixed greens, apple cider vinaigrette
  • French Picnic rosemary ham, whipped goat cheese, kalamata olives, basil pesto, artisan bread
  • Salmon Provencal wood fired salmon, mixed greens, champagne vinaigrette, goat cheese baguette
  • Just 'Beet It' Burger roasted beets & black bean patty, chipotle aioli, jalapeños, greens and house pickles
  • Tiny Buffalo Burger 8oz freshly ground, basil pesto aioli, blue cheese, tomatoes, greens and house pickles
  • Turkey & Avocado Club house roasted turkey, avocado, tomatoes, applewood smoked bacon, basil pesto aioli, grilled artisan bread

House Drinks & Cocktails

  • Orange Julila a frothy orange juice concoction
  • Seasonal Smoothie made with seasonal fresh fruit and blossom honey
  • Julia Sunrise orange julia with cranberry juice
  • Red Sangria petit sirah, fresh citrus
  • White Wine Mojito white wine, lime, mint
  • Mimosas
  • Seasonal Lunch Punch

Lunch Menu

Salads

  • Tinys Summer Salad grilled chicken, spiced pecans, blue cheese crumbles, sliced apples, mixed greens, apple cider vinaigrette
  • Steak and Avocado Salad arugula, spring mix, ranch, white cheddar, skirt steak, black beans, topped with avocado and tortilla strips
  • Salmon Provençal wood fired salmon, mixed greens, champagne vinaigrette, goat cheese baguette

Sandwiches

  • Cubano slow roasted pork, sliced ham, mustard aioli, and house pickles on a country baguette
  • Turkey and Avocado Club house roasted turkey, avocado, tomatoes, applewood smoked bacon, basil pesto aioli, grilled artisan bread
  • Grilled Cheese and Pesto year aged white cheddar, house basil pesto, house tomato sauce
  • Frenchman sliced chicken, goat cheese, sundried tomato pesto, arugula, kalamata olives, served on a country baguette
  • Just 'Beet It' Burger roasted beets & black bean patty, chipotle aioli, jalapeños and greens
  • Tinys Buffalo Burger 8oz freshly ground, basil pesto aioli, blue cheese, house pickles

House Drinks & Cocktails

  • Orange Julia a frothy orange juice concoction
  • Seasonal Smoothie made with seasonal fresh fruit and blossom honey
  • Julia Sunrise orange julia with cranberry juice
  • Red Sangria petit sirah, fresh citrus
  • White Wine Mojito white wine, lime, mint
  • Mimosas
  • Seasonal Lunch Punch
  • Beer on Tap

Dinner Menu

The Beginning

  • Rabbit Stew our favorite winter dish. slow braised rabbit in red wine, vegetables and spices.
  • Cheese and Meat Board alape-o jam, whole grain mustard cream, candied hazelnuts, tinys honey and flatbreads.
  • French Picnic rosemary ham, whipped goat cheese, house basil pesto, kalamatas, artisan bread.
  • Simple Tomatoes a variety of heirlooms, basil pesto, sea salt and balsamic glaze.
  • Wood Fired Artichokes with garden chimmi and herb butter.
  • La Provencal mixed greens, champagne vinaigrette, goat cheese baguette.
  • Kale Caesar house caesar, fresh kale, sunflower seeds.
  • Pan Seared Foie Gras served over a croissant pain perdu, chipotle ganache, and a warm arugula salad.

The Pizza

  • Buffalo Mozzarella tomatoes, sea salt, house basil pesto.
  • Sausage and Goat Cheese sausage, house tomato sauce, goat cheese.
  • Calabrian house tomato sauce, calabrian peppers, manchego cheese, sliced serrano ham.
  • Wild Mushroom roasted wild mushrooms with robiola and a sunny side up egg.

The Sides

  • Coconut Rice
  • Roasted Cauliflower
  • Raw Vegetable Salad
  • Yucca in Herb Butter

The Mains

  • The Gulf Coast oven roasted snapper, over a white bean ragout, mushrooms, pancetta, sage, with a piquillo beurre blanc.
  • Short Rib Mole slow braised mole short ribs served with goat cheese polenta and pickled red onions.
  • Black & Blue 6 oz. buffalo filet, blue cheese risotto, poached cherries and figs.
  • Shrimp and Risotto rosemary garlic rubbed grilled shrimp, parmesan risotto, champagne beurre blanc.
  • Wood Fired Seafood days catch, champagne beurre blanc, nights vegetable MKT.
  • Seafood Bouillabaisse mussels, clams, shrimp, and fish with tomatoes, calabrian peppers, arugula, and herb butter.
  • Smokey Goat Lamb Burger house ground lamb, smoked goat cheese, aioli hand cut pomme frites.
  • 16oz Espresso Rubbed Dry Aged Ribeye oven roasted yucca, baby heirloom tomatoes, house chimichurri.

Drinks

Blanc & Rose

  • '13 Gamble Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, California
    $14.00
    $54.00
  • '13 Alois Lageder Chardonnay, Alto Adige, Italy
    $11.00
    $42.00
  • '12 Jean Marc Brocard "Saint Claire" Chablis, Burgundy, France
    $10.00
    $38.00
  • Domaine D'13 Upuy De Lome, "Vendangos" Rose, Bandol, France
    $12.00
    $42.00
  • '13 Terlan Pinot Grigio, Alto Adige, Italy
    $12.00
    $42.00
  • '13 Schug Chardonnay, Carneros, California
    $15.00
    $57.00
  • '13 Henri Bourgeois "Les Baronnes", Sancerre, France
    $53.00
  • '11 Fiddlehead Cellars Sauvignon Blanc, Santa Ynez Valley, California
    $53.00
  • '12 Domaine Matrot Meursault, Burgundy, France
    $73.00
  • '11 Michel Ecard "Les Goudelettes", Savigny Les Beaune, Burgundy
    $97.00

Champgagne & Sparkling Wine

  • Adami Prosecco, Italy
    $12.00
    $40.00
  • Casteller Cava, Spain
    $10.00
    $30.00
  • Juve Y Camps Brut Rose, Spain
    $11.00
    $36.00
  • Argyle Sparkling, Willamette Valley, Oregon
    $15.00
    $56.00

House Drinks

  • Chef's White Wine Mojitos
    $10.00
  • Chef's Red Wine Sangria
    $10.00
  • Chef's White Wine Sangria
    $10.00
  • Dolin Vermouth Blanc
    $9.00
  • Americano Cocchi
    $9.00
  • Cardamaro
    $9.00
  • Henri Giraud Ratafia De Champagne
    $12.00

Rouge

  • '12 Frederic Magnien Pinot Noir, Burgundy, France
    $15.00
    $56.00
  • '13 Tapiz "Alta Collection" Malbec Mendoza, Argentina
    $11.00
    $38.00
  • '12 Independent Producers Merlot, Columbia Valley, Washington
    $10.00
    $37.00
  • '12 Trim Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa, California
    $12.00
    $45.00
  • '13 Moshin Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, California
    $13.00
    $50.00
  • '10 Condado De Haza, Ribera Del Duero, Spain
    $57.00
  • '11 Groom Shiraz, Barossa Valley, Australia
    $60.00
  • '12 Emeritus Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, California
    $70.00
  • '11 Coho "Headwaters", Napa, California
    $72.00
  • '10 Hensley Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa, California
    $82.00
  • '08 La Magia Brunello Di Montalcino, Italy
    $97.00
  • '11 St. Cosme Chataeuneuf Du Pape, Rhone, France
    $97.00
  • '08 Produttori "Paje" Barbaresco, Piedmont, Italy
    $109.00

After Dinner

  • Domaine Cauhape Symphonie De Novembre Bandol, France
    $10.00
  • Moshin Poshin, Napa, California
    $15.00
  • Ferreira 20 Yr Tawny Porto, Portugal
    $18.00

Afternoon Menu

Main

  • House Cheese and Meat Plate flatbreads with jalapeno jam, cream cheese, mustard, honey hazelnuts, house honey assortment of curd meats and cheeses
  • French Picnic rosemary ham, whipped goat cheese, house basil pesto, kalamatas and artisan bread
  • The 3:30 Pm Muffin two batches a day - pulled from the oven at 3:30pm available until sold out
  • Assorted Pastries and Cookies

3614 West Alabama Street
Houston, TX 77027

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Details
  • Price Range: $$
    Atmosphere: Charming, Intimate, Rustic, Trendy/Scene
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Family, Groups, Outdoor Dining
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (713) 622-4224
  • Private Dining Room: Yes