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Cafe La Villette!

Cafe La Villette is located on the ground floor of the Decorative Center Houston

In addition to the on-site cafe, Cafe La Villette is a full-service catering company that can cater formal lunches or dinners, cocktail parties, seated dinners, galas and wedding receptions.

Venues for Events

Decorative Center Houston is an exceptional event venue offering the finest entertaining experience. This elegant, carefully designed venue, with high ceilings and convenient garage and valet parking, is located close to the 610 loop in the Galleria area.

During the evenings and weekends, DCH turns into a luxurious space for large scale corporate events, galas, fundraisers, weddings and other celebrations.

The space is sleek and smooth, perfect for a trendy event or can also turn into an elegant ballroom.

Capacity: Cafe 80 Seated / 250 Reception
Cafe & Gallery: 250 Seated / 400 Reception
1st. Floor: 500 Seated / 1,000 Reception

Lobby

The easily accessible front lobby area of the Decorative Center Houston is designed with contemporary elegance. A pair of colorful John Clement sculptures flank the entrance, creating dramatic impact. The Courtyard, Ground Floor Gallery, and Café spaces can accommodate up to 1,000 guests for parties and receptions, and 250 to 500 people for seated events.

Courtyard

Featuring a lush garden landscape replete with fountains, the Decorative Center Houston serves as a stunning backdrop for outdoor receptions. The Courtyard is perfectly suited as a grand entrance to events in the Ground Floor Gallery or Café, as well as cocktail receptions.

Ground Floor Gallery

The expansive space lends a sophisticated and elegant ambience to exhibitions, fashion shows, parties and large-scale events. The Ground Floor Gallery adjoins the Atrium and Courtyard easily accommodating seated events of 250 to 500 people and a variety of parties and receptions for up to 1,000 guests.

For information on availability and pricing call Café La Villette at 713.963.9167.

Cafe Menus

Menus
Empanadas
  • Beef - $5,00.- (Typical Argentine Pastry Turnover Cooker with Beef & Onions)
  • Humita - $5,00.- (Turnover Filled with Grated Corn, Squash, Red Bell Peppers & Onions)
Hamburger
  • Angus Beef Burger - $11,50.- (Served with Lettuce, Tomatoes and French Fries)

    — Add Cheddar Cheese - $2,00.-
    — Add Blue Cheese - $2,00.-
    — Add Avocado - $1,00.-
    — Add Mushrooms - $1,00.-
    — Add Bacon - $3,00.-
Entrées
  • Seared Scallops with Grapefruit Segments and Edamame - $18,00.-
  • Fresh Atlantic Salmon with Asparagus Risotto & Roasted Tomatoes - $16,00.-
  • Chicken Breast in a Madeira Mushroom Sauce, Garlic Mashed Potatoes & Broccoli au Gratin - $14,00.-
Soups
  • Pico de Gallo, Avocado & Chicken Soup in a Clear Homemade Broth - $9,00.-
  • Soup of the Day - $7,00.-
Sandwiches
  • In-House Oven Roasted - $9.00.- (Turkey Breast with Cranberry Relish & Provolone Cheese)
  • Pastrami Deli - $8.50.- (Swiss Cheese, Pickles & Dijon Mustard on Honey Flax Bread)
  • Chicken ‘a la Plancha’ - $8.00.- (Avocado, Peperoncini & Swiss Cheese)
  • Chicken Salad - $8.00.- (Grated Carrots, Capers & Lettuce on Sourdough Bread)
  • Tuna Salad Sandwich - $7.50.- (Lettuce, Tomatoes and Mayo on Honey Flax Bread)
  • Traditional Ham & Swiss Cheese - $7.00.- (Lettuce & Tomatoes on German Dark Bread)

    — Served with Kettle Cooked Potato Chips.
Salads
  • Spring Salad - $18.00.- (Organic filed Greens, Avocado, Hearts of Palm, Scallops & Shrimp).
  • Crab Meat - $17.00.- (Grapefruit, Cucumber & Edamame with Spicy Remoulade).
  • Pear & Burratta - $15.00.- (Field Greens & Toasted Almonds. Citrus Vinaigrette).
  • Strawberry Blush - $12.00.- (Organic Baby Spinach, Strawberries, Blueberries, Blue Cheese, Young Dried Coconut & Sliced Almonds).
  • Summer Salad - $9.00.- (Organic Romaine Hearts, Candied Pecans, Dates & Goat Cheese).
  • Southwestern Salad - $8.00.- (Organic Romaine Hearts, Avocado, Corn Kernels & Black Beans with a Tomatillo and Jalapeño Salsa Dressing).
  • Caesar Salad - $5.00.- (Crispy Romaine Hearts, Croutons & Parmesan Cheese).

    — Add Grilled Chicken Breast - $5,00.-
    — Add Shrimp - $7,00.-
    — Add Scallops - $8,00.-
Pastas
  • Fettuccine with Pesto, Fresh Grape Tomatoes & Grilled Shrimp - $16,00.-
  • Lobster Ravioli with Corn & Diced Red Bell Peppers - $14,00.-
  • Cheese Tortellini with Bolognese Sauce - $14,00.-
  • Gnocchi with a Creamy Gorgonzola Sauce - $12,00.-
  • Spinach Ravioli with a Creamy Mushroom Sauce - $12,00.-
Desserts
  • Tripe Crème with Homemade Fig Compote - $5,00.-
  • Chocolate Brownie with Vanilla Ice Cream - $5,00.-
  • Fruit Salad - $4,00.-
Drinks
  • Soda or Ice Tea - $2,00.-
  • Lemonade or Orange Juice - $3,00.-
  • Flavoured Teas ( Mango, Raspberry & Peach) - $3,00.-
  • Coffee or Hot Tee - $3,00.-