Provisions
Provisions

Provisions

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.passandprovisions.com/
  • Phone: (713) 628-9020
  • Hours of Operation:
    Mon-Wed 11:00-10:00
    Thur-Sat 11:00-11:00
    Closed Sunday
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: Seth Siegel-Gardner + Terrence Gallivan
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Catering: We offer a private dining space that can be accommodated with our casual or fine-dining options.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: McKinney Street
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: We provide complimentary valet along with ample amounts of self-parking
A word from Provisions
A dining room built around a pivotal instrumental element, a mammoth wood- burning oven designed to churn out anything with smoky traces and a pizza-like crust. All urban rusticity, patrons will find themselves in a convivial space where confident food is served in a relaxed atmosphere.

Subtle and polished, “Provisions” aims to serve properly sourced ingredients through thoughtful presentation. Whether dining at the bar where expert cocktails and a broad wine list are available to wash down seasonal menu items, or seated in the lush outdoor patio, diners will witness pizzas made with good ingredients married well, roasted meats, and fresh pastas surfacing from a wood fired oven, all cooked in hot fragrant smoke.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
Provisions reviews from OpenTable diners
175 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (137)hot spot (71)neighborhood gem (65)good for groups (44)special occasion (41)notable wine list (40)great for lunch (35)vibrant bar scene (34)great for outdoor dining (28)romantic (24)great for brunch (22)late-night find (6)kid-friendly (3)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Interesting Menu in an interesting environment
    OfficeBuildingBlues
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    The menu is different from other places and the interior of the dining room well designed. Smaller so plan ahead. We went for lunch and took our time and had great meal. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very delicious food
    Aloysius
    Dined on 11/19/2014
    We enjoyed two pasta dishes and the Brussels sprouts. The sauce used in the pasta is unique to Provisions and the sprouts were cooked perfectly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Like old friends.....
    Jacqrio
    Dined on 11/18/2014
    We had a slightly early anniversary celebration here. I must have mentioned it in my reservation, because they offered us a little sparkling wine which started everything off right. It is an unusual style of menu (for us) and we had some questions. They were answered in the nicest way - without judgment that we didn't know some of the Italian cheese names, or whatever. The food was great. The service was great. The noise was a lot. But we were the oldest people in the room by 20 years. I felt really welcomed - like we were regulars. We aren't , but we will be. We are both inspired to try "Pass".
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overrated place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/13/2014
    I had read very nice reviews about Provisions. The restaurant is cool but noisy. The menu looked very interesting but finally food was not up to the standard I expected.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Good
    earthgirl
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    There are only a few options for vegetarians, but the staff seems willing to take off the meat portion in the entrees. The restaurant is freezing, which is fine in the summer, but it's quite intolerable actually now that we're in November. The staff was nice enough to re-seat us upstairs where it's warmer. We had a couple of issues with our food order nothing serious: (I asked for the baguette to come out first, but the black garlic bread came out instead. The waiter served us some pate instead of a normal baguette - not sure why even after I mentioned we were vegetarians). But the staff was pretty accommodating.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food; well meaning service
    christocinoVIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    The food at Provisions never disappoints and the kitchen continues to create wonderful new dishes. New dishes that we tried this time included the ravioli with bacalao and a very interesting rendition on steak tartare. The server was friendly (as was everyone else in the restaurant), although there were occasional glitches in the service that detractedfrom the meal, most notably the delay in serving the cocktails from the bar which arrived after we had finished the first of two small plates. Ideally, we should have had the cocktails first, then the food with our wine. Instead, the beverages were completely out of sync with the meal, having our cocktails when we should have had our wine and trying to finish the wine with the last couple of plates. While I realize that the bar and the kitchen may not know what each is doing, the server should do a better job of coordinating.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome service
    Seubanks
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    We really enjoyed our dining experience at Provisions. It is a restaurant that we have wanted to try for a while after hearing reviews and recommendations from friends. The service was wonderful! My husband and teenage son shared the Rib-eye for two and were very pleased. They loved the flavor and savory juice that accompanies this dish with the potatoes and lobster mushroom. My daughter and I shared the Mozzarella/Tomato/Basil Pizza... great! We all shared a ceasar salad and a bread/cheese pairing prior to the meal with a glass of wine. We look forward to our next dining experience there and are planning to make reservations at the Pass for a special evening. Can't wait to return!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Enjoyed great food and great wine. The noise level was almost extreme for me, so that was a minor annoyance. Then there was also a peculiar smell that my partner and I both noticed off and on. To me it smelled like an animal (a dead one). We figured it might be coming from the kitchen, as we were not far from it. But it very well could have been a person. Who knows. I'm definitely still going back to try out more menu items as soon as I can!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic - all around
    BaronMarbotVIP
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    We planned our visit for a little after the lunch rush, which worked out very well. Everything was so wonderful, and we look forward to returning to enjoy more menu items, as well as trying Pass.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • This is a Find
    HolostoiVIP
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    This place gets it right. The food selection and taste was second to none. The location can easy accomodate dinner for two or party of ten and up. As a bonus, the wine, champagne, and cocktail selections are fresh and vibrant. I highly recommend Provisions and look forward to dinning there again real soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good on all counts
    houstoneats
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    The service and eclectic decor underscored our expectations for Provisions and the food did not detract from our initial impression. The pizza and quiche we had were top notch and the informal nature of the atmosphere made it a very enjoyable place to chat and catch up. Will definitely be back and plan to make reservations at the Pass very soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • jimlVIP
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    didn't order the main meal for two. instead had several differnet dishes. pasta,vegetable and meat. all great. great service. water glass always full.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Selling Reputation
    JerrySVIP
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Complicated compositions that do not add to the quality of the food.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday Dinner
    Mzp20
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Dinner was fabulous. We were running a little late, but I called the restaurant to let them know and they let me know there was no problem. The food is by far some of the best food I've had in Houston EVER. The waitress was helpful and pleasant--I like not feeling like I'm being hurried. Seriously, I love this place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Brunch was not very good but I would try their lunch menu. It has a nice ambience but the food was disappointing. The fruit and vegetable "juice" that they have was all ice.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Buttermilk Biscuits
    Nicole
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    are to die for!! Went for brunch and had the BLT pork belly and egg sandwich. It was good but there was a pickled tangy-ness to it that I didn't love. I would go back for the biscuits alone though!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Heard it was great and it was!
    volunteer
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Pre theater early dinner. We wanted to have a drink and pace the meal. Told our great waiter this and he handled it expertly. Will be back many times and soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • makeitfromscratch
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Our cocktails took longer than our food, although it was not busy. Would have ordered a bottle of wine, but the bar was too slow. Great food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • a parade of pleasant surprises
    JoeKnowVIP
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    I enjoy dining out as often as possible. Provision's menu offers eating adventures in dimensions that pleasantly surprise me each time I order something for the first time. It's as if adding that "something special" to everything is a prerequisite before that item can be added onto the menu. Even their drinks such as their version of a bloody mary includes some exotic sounding Japanese spice flavor (no, not wasabi), a skewer of veggies and crispy blocks of pork belly WITH a beer sidecar for a surprising reasonable price. Who does that?!! Atmosphere is comfortably casual and the waitstaff is informed and attentive but not looming.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Exquisite Food!
    DavidVIP
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    We ordered two appetizers, soup, pizza, and dessert. 4 of the 5 of these dishes was in "wow", "holy cow" land! Just amazing flavors. Oysters are a must order whenever I eat at Provisions, the cold beet soup has only one comparable in my 50+ years of dining. The Duck Confit Pizza with currants exceeded every expectation, and will have me re-think my "go-to" everyday pizza (it just won't taste as good becuase now I know what is REALLY good. The blackberry dessert was soufflé -ish and perfect. It is just hard to believe each of these dishes was at such a level, and that I had them all in one meal. Outstanding and Amazing!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always Great
    FoodTrotter
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    This was a repeat visit and it was just as great as the first. The service was friendly and warm. The food was so delicious. This place is a foodie must try.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    Food was outstanding; noise level got to be a real problem for about 30 minutes, then it died back down
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Over Seasoned
    WoodlandsVIP
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    We were disappointed in the food. While it was interesting combinations of flavors, we found the two entrees too salty and too spicy for what the description inferred. The Brussels sprouts were good as was the salad, but the beet soup had too citrus, Cep mushroom pasta too spicy, and the pork ragu had way too much salt. Don't think we will be returning. Looked like a really cool place, but too expensive for what we got.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • dingsterVIP
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Pretty bad birthday dinner here. The corn semolina bread was ok--quite bland. Cheese was good, but blueberry chutney was bitter. The halibut was alright--also on the bland side. Only 2 scallops for an outrageous $18, and the staff was not knowledgeable about the ingredients in their dishes! I was clearly upset, complaining to my dinnermates...and the staff did nothing to ameliorate the situation. This was truly an awful experience, especially since I was celebrating my birthday. Definitely thought the staff of Provisions could have done a much better job. Will never return for sure!!!
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  • Won't be back
    timboVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Trendy, modern minimalism. Young crowd. Some good dishes, some mediocre. Limited and poor wine selections. We finshed fast and went elsewhere for dessert and a drink, which tells you everything you need to know.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fabulous food
    BeckyDMcVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We had such an enjoyable evening at Provisions. The service was prompt and attentive. The menu filled with interesting combinations of ingredients, each of the 4 items we ordered were delicious. We shared each item family style and everyone enjoyed them all. Cannot wait to go back and try some more menu items.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always delivering
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013VIP
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    The provisions is a place which has provided me with good food and drinks at multiple occasions. Highly recommendable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I Love Provisions
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    The burrata pizza at Provisions is my new favorite pizza. The only problem is the rest of the menu looks amazing but its so hard for me not to order this pizza! Drinks are great. Salads are great. Appetizers are great. Everything is uniquely matched together to make great dishes and a wonderful dining experience. Julia Chiles in the bathroom is a unique experience as well... works well with the hipster foodie feel of the place. I recommend, especially for a date night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love this place
    hungrymeVIP
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    The food here has only gotten better, and now that the weather is getting nice, the patio is lovely.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Terrible experience
    neelo1964VIP
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    This was my second visit to Provisions, and the first time a year ago was great. This time, we had a series of bad experiences. The bar tab added $40 of drinks to our bill that were not ours, the waiter recommended an AWFUL pizza, and we then ordered something different. The second pizza was mediocre at best. The best things were the mixed drinks and the baguette bread and butter. Not going back.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Provisions
    RoneMVIP
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    Provisions is close to work so we come here often for lunch. The food is always excellent, especially their charcuterie and chefs specials. Food and service is always good and consistent. I highlt recommend it for lunch. Unfortunately I have not been able to come for dinner at The Pass but hear from many of my coworkers that it is excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • AlwaysVIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Outstanding service! Never waited for anything, as the staff would appear out of nowhere to take care of anything. Fod was creative, well prepared, and very good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Over rated
    jeanpln07VIP
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Food was ok, I wasnt impressed, service was less than good, I think this place is over rated.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not completely sold
    DinerHLMVIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    I ordered from the 3 course prix fixe menu. For my first course I ordered the bibb salad, but I was told that they had changed to a different salad. It was a very large salad, but it was not the flavor I wanted.....lots of over-powering blue cheese. To me, substituting a simple bibb salad with a very pungent blue cheese covered salad is a poor move. The halibut entree was very flavorful but 1/3 the size of the salad. The banana split soft serve was tasty and larger than the entree, but it had an additional topping that wasnt listed on the menu. It was red and crunchy but a little odd tasting, so we scraped it off. My companion had the ham o' the day w/ mustard & rye. However, no rye bread came with it, so he ordered a baguette.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My new favorite restaurant!
    Art4food
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    What a great dining experience! Each dish was completely unique and so delicious. Very attentive staff. A vibrant and flavorful evening!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Strong drinks, week food
    nycfoodiegal
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Wow...If it wasn't for the awesome drinks from the pretentious bartenders I would have walked out. Food way over priced, super small servings, and menu is weak. Never again.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great girls night out
    Irish1995
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We enjoyed the food, our waiter and his recommendations and, again, the food. I live a place that promotes sharing so I can try various dishes. I was pleased to see chef Terrance come by and ask us about our meal thus far, and as a foodie, happy he indulged my request for a picture.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very tasteful cuisine
    MattVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Menu is very innovative and offers a great opportunity to combine unusual tastes, without being to sophisticated. Inside decoration is well designed, but extremely noisy... Outside is quiter but you'll be bothered by cooking smells...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Eclectic
    healthyfoodie
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    The menu was quite eclectic and for lunch I would prefer a little less culinary creativity with the choices especially in salads and sandwiches. I ended up selecting the bibb salad and margarita pizza. The salad was too salty but the pizza was great!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    It was an interesting dining experience. I had beet soup - it was too sweet and not chilled enough, but interesting. I got a wonderful piece of halibut that they brought nicely presented. I almost cried when they poured sweet broth over it and in a way ruined it (it was still tasty, but would've been much better not floating in sweet broth). Other people had ravioli - flavors were too strong and difficult to finish; and a pork chop - good but nothing to rave about. One cocktail we orederd was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic