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Sambuca: Dinner-Drinks-Live Music
Sambuca’s Houston location has become one of downtown’s most frequented restaurants among the corporate crowd. Situated inside the Rice Hotel, it’s not hard to see what attracts Houston’s best and brightest to this upscale dining venue.

Creating a blend of traditional Gulf Coast elegance with contemporary urban chic, Sambuca makes for the perfect dining option when entertaining visiting professionals as well as treating local partners to a memorable evening that is sure to make a lasting impression.

Sambuca features eclectic American cuisine and live music every evening. The music genres change nightly and include pop, soft rock, acoustic rock, classic rock, sultry singers, crooners, jazz, R&B and Latin rhythms. ?
Sambuca has the versatile dining space needed to accommodate a variety of different events, from formal sit-down dinners to casual cocktail parties. The restaurant can comfortably accommodate the needs of up to 400 guests, the perfect stage for a large-scale corporate event. In addition, the patio provides unique al fresco dining in the heart of downtown’s exciting nightlife district.

Private dining is one of Sambuca’s specialties and the staff provides the best possible service to meet the wants and needs of every guest. Meeting planners will be excited to know that Sambuca also offers clients several event amenities and services to make their job easier and their experience equally enjoyable.

In addition to live music, Sambuca can arrange for floral arrangements and interior decoration to personalize the space’s atmosphere, audiovisual equipment for an innovative, technology-savvy business meeting, event-themed concepts for out-of-this-world events and valet parking for ultimate customer convenience.

The atmosphere and entertainment are just the beginning of the wonderful feast for the senses that Sambuca provides. The menu is filled with signature dishes and recipes that have become much requested favorites among regular visitors.

An example of an evening of Sambuca favorites would be to start off with an appetizer of Dr. Pepper® Ribs complimented by a small plate of sea bass skewers, followed by an entrée of lobster enchiladas or a cowboy cut bone-in 18 oz. rib eye steak. Finish the night off with a selection from Sambuca’s rich dessert menu, which includes crème brulee, tiramisu or a caramel brownie a la mode. Enhance the sweet experience even more with a dessert martini, coffee or wine.

Sambuca’s irresistible menu can be enjoyed off-site as well through the restaurant’s first-class catering service that exemplifies its high standards in presentation and flavor. Sambuca also caters to clients who are using the Rice Hotel’s Crystal Ballroom as their event facility of choice, bringing together the finest elements of these two world-class facilities.

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