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Provisions Details

  • 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 WinnerAmerican
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
Diner Reviews
  • "While the hostess and bar tenders were excellent, our service at the table was absolutely pitiful. Our waiter was totally indifferent and completely un-attentive. No water or wine/cocktail refills until we flagged another server down to help us out and no follow-up on our meal once delivered. When he did arrive with our alcoholic beverages he never noticed all 4 of us were out of water.... We were left that way for the remainder of the evening."
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "This was my second time at provisions after a very long absence. Overall experience was not great. For a start, the place is extremely noisy and makes it hard to have a conversation. The food although creatively conceived was extremely salty. We had the meat plate and the caeser salad to share among the 3 of us. Both very salty (although to be perhaps expected from the cure meat plate). The main was also salty, I had the halibut with the white gazpacho and my wife opted for the cresta the gallo with the hen of the woods. Service was ok! Not sure what the fuss is with this place. Houston seems to have many similar restaurants which are buzzing but lack true merit."
    Dined on 8/20/2014
  • "Loved the atmosphere here very modern and industrial. The bread and cheese tastings are to die for, had a twist on an old fashioned for a drink and it was very good, all they cocktails sound good and they also have an extensive wine list. Ordered the oysters which were decent, had better ones. Also ordered the Cresta di Gallo pasta which was alright, I am not into pastas in a creamy Parmesan sauce so it was the wrong thing for me to order. Heard deserts here are on point so need to come back for that. Lastly really amazing service, our waiter was so knowledgeable."
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "Enjoyed a wonderful, interesting, lunch with fabulous, fresh ingredients. I wish I remembered our adorable waiter's name. He was delightful. This is always a go to spot."
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "Each course was amazing. Very inventive delicious cuisine..."
    Dined on 8/18/2014
  • "After a long summer vacation coming back to Houston and Provisions for yet another great lunch. Lots of great new additions on the menu including an awesome nicely spiced beet soup with lightly fried goat cheese croutons and a few new exciting pasta dishes and other main course features. The ever changing menu with new specialties and exciting dishes makes this restaurant a very cool place to revisit. I am always amazed how each dish is so well crafted with flavor, presentation and individuality. I just love their cooking. Provisions is definitely one of the best places to eat in Houston. They never disappoint! Well sometime if they take a favorite dish off the menu but then up pops another and round and a round and a round we go..."
    Dined on 8/18/2014
  • "The experience at provisions was flawless from beginning to end. The food was thoughtful, unique & delicious."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Provisions has a very trendy feel and atmosphere but not overbearing. The food and drink selection is wonderful. The server was extremely helpful in explaining the menu."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "Provisions is always a great idea if you want to have a nice dinner that's upscale. I would say this is a always good option when I know someone is coming into town or if I want to meet up with a friend I haven't seen for awhile. The menu is great, as it is table mat. Start with a cheese pairing!"
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "Killer food every time I go. Love the pasta dishes. Cocktail menu is creative. I could eat there every day. Need to check out Pass."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Waitress and manager/sommelier were outstanding. They have an old world wine list. Highly recommend letting them pair wines with your food orders. You won't be disappointed. Also recommend ordering several plates and sharing to taste as much as possible."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "the well heeled crowd is in the 20 something early 30 something, well heeled. If you struggle to get a table, just show up at the bar and use the communal table, you get the full menu there as well as the bartender is all yours! The menu is good but a lot of finger food, I had a pasta which was good but very spicy and my friend had seafood which was a really meager portion, but everything was delicious and service is great"
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "It was our first visit for my daughter's birthday. This was one of the best dining experience we have had, and not just in Houston. Fine dining service with a casual, hip ambiance. Personal attention when ordering wine and inquiring about the wildly interesting menu. The dishes were layered with intricate flavors. The Strawberry Rubarb tart was a a touch of baking brilliance. We will be back and will also try The Pass. Thank you, Provisions, for making a birthday celebration so special and memorable."
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "The atmosphere and service were wonderful. Cool, hip, urban and young. The food sounded great on the menu but the taste was nothing special. For example, we had the Ham O'Day, which turned out to be over priced, baked procuitto and a smearing of grainy mustard. It was not tasty, unique or flavorful - we ate maybe 1/3 of it. Then we had the fried green tomato pizza, basil and goat cheese - sounds amazing right? Nope, boring again - it was flavorless, not sure why, I'm not a chef. I do LOVE to eat, we are not snobby eaters and have no suggestion for improving the food, just that everything we ordered should have been a flavor explosion. We were so disappointed and with so many great restaurants in Houston we won't be coming back."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Provisions was terrific! We were one of just a few tables eating an early dinner, but by the time we left, the place was packed. The only downside to the laid-back vibe of the small dining room is that the tables are too close together. The service: kind, knowledgeable, helpful. The food is... delicious. And fun. And inventive. And delicious (yes - again!). Some of the plates are smaller and make it fun to share - my table of two ordered one of the bread choices, a pasta (ricotta gnudi - amazing!!), a meat, a salad, and we split two desserts! It was filling, but not overly so. Don't forget a quick trip to the "facilities" - Julia Child playing over the speakers made me smile and take my time. Thanks for a great evening!"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "This is our third time dining at Provisions. The menus is inventine and the waitstaff is well versed in the menu and giving you a detail description of the offerings. The ham of the day never disappoints and their pizzas are very good. Over all, it is a beautiful atmosphere with great food and prett reasonable prices."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "This restaurant consistently impresses me with the food quality. The food is creative and composed of very interesting combinations. The waitstaff is super knowledgeable about the menu which is also impressive."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "As usual, everything was great. Bibb salad, margherita pizza, ricotta gnudi, jelly donuts with cashew ice cream and pretzel toffee, and the aerated goat cheesecake were all great. We'll be back again soon!"
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "At the beginning, when asked whether I would prefer still or sparkling water, I said still. I was brought sparkling, and it was charged to my bill, but after explaining to the waiter by tab was promptly rectified."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "Lately, I've been indulgining in brunch here. The menu changes with the season, but things are always great!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Don't miss this restaurant. It's one of the best in Houston."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "We came to Provisions for our anniversary. While the food was very good and worthy of coming back for (Soft Shell Crab, Fried Chicken Tortelloni) and the drinks/mocktails were refreshing, our service was very inattentive and not up to the standard of the rest of the restaurant, especially considering there were only three other tables that were seated when we began our meal."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "Unbelievably good food, great chefs. Everything tastes perfect. Portions are not too large but try to share with people so you can order more."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "This was our first experience with Provisions, and it was wonderful. We were celebrating our anniversary, and couldn't have been happier with our choice. The food and drinks were delicious, the staff was friendly and helpful, and the prices were very reasonable. We were even given a couple glasses of wine on the house for choosing to celebrate our special day at Provisions. We will absolutely be coming back."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "Creative and delicious food. Atmosphere is not great."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "I've been to the rest many times and love the innovative dishes. However, they took out some of our fav dishes. Korean ribs and duck pizza, gone!! Our waiter said he didn't know why as so many people ordered them and are asking why. Bring them back!"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "This is a great restaurant to share with friends and try lots of dishes. The food is served to you in the center of the table and everyone is able to take their portion. If I went to Provisions on a date, I would feel that I missed out on trying other food items. What I enjoy most about the restaurant is how the cooking always has a home style taste, but is very creative with their flavors. I would recommend everything we ordered: - English Muffin/Bacon Gastrique/Camembert (Sheep) - Roasted Heritage Breed Pork/Mustard/Havarti/Radish - Smoked Kielbasa/Pepper Relish/Mustard - Parmesan Bucatini/Meatball/Egg/Red Gravy - Beet Cake/Yuzu Curd/Clilantro Ice Cream/Juniper"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "The experience was delightful. The food is quirky. The best we had was the Hog o' Day, divinely grilled Diver scallops, scrumptous country pate with a hunk of toasted and buttered baguette, and the earthy Crest di Gallo - a nice concoction of mushrooms, yeast and pasta with a parmesan sauce. I had 'Earth Girls Are Easy' with rum, grapefruit, maraschino liqueur and beet juice as the sweetener. Brilliant. Wine list is ecletic. The Sauvignon Blanc from Slovenia was excellent. Who would have thought? We finished the meal with the Redcurrant Jelly Donuts and the Strawberry-Rhubarb tart. Peter Pearce, the food manager is impressively knowledgable on food, Scotch. wine and guided us to the best on the menu. Definitely for foodies."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "I absolutely love the way they decorated the place. From the walls to the place settings. The waiters were extremely nice and helpful, and we're always quick to serve. The food was delicious! My table split three different pizzas ans they were all unique and fantastic. You could tell they used quality fresh ingredients. I would definitely go back!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Had a business lunch at Provisions on Friday and wasn't disappointed. The service was excellent and there was absolutely no rush to turn the table. Highly recommend trying one of their pizzas or the meatball sandwich."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "The food was fantastic, our server offered excellent recommendations, and the price was moderate for the high quality of food."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "This place was recommended by my friend but I was pretty dispointed. The food was made of good ingredients but the combination did not make sense. We ordered Chorizo mussels, a Kielbasa (sausage), a goat cheese pizza and a piece of blue chesse. The two entrees did not come with any sides, which was unexpected. We could barely find the goat cheese on the goat cheese pizza. Overall the food was not bad but not as good as expected. Also, even though the service was friendly a waiter spilt half of my wine glass on my lap. it was white wine so it was ok but my table remains sticky for the whole dinner and the waiter did not offer to not charge for this glass of wine. the food is ok, the place is nice but I wouldnt recommend the place to a friend"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "As a European who seeks out fine dining experiences over the world, I have been going to P&P on every single visit to Houston for a while now. This gets me in there every 4 to 6 weeks. My Spanish friend, who shares my love for fine food, and I like it so much that we order exactly the same every time... same wine, same starter, same entrees.... The only variable is seating... until last week! The previous times had been consistently amongst the best dining experiences in Houston. Not at all this time: waiter served us wine by the glass instead of the bottle we ordered (7 glasses at 12$ a piece of the same wine!), bread was burned, hamachi crudo was to thick and half normal size, pasta was lukewarm despite request to serve it hot, ..."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Overall it was good but not impressive. There's a lot of hype and we were at Provisions not the Pass so I thought there should be some flexibility in the menu. I asked for 2 simple things: to pair a bread and cheese differently than they had paired and to substitute cucumbers for spinach. No to both. So even though most of the food was good (not fabulous) it left a bad taste in my mouth. Prices are OK but portions are small. Drink WAY over priced. The dessert wasn't described accurately and instead of cheesecake I got a pile of foam that was tasteless."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "I love the food and the service. However, the noise level is distracting to both! For those of us older than the forties crowd- we need more quiet so we can hear each other ooh and ahh about the food."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "Had a delicious meal. It was fun to be here with a small group as we got to share different dishes. Highlights were the Hen Of the Woods pasta and the Fried Chicken Ballotine and the Ham O' Day is always great. This is a favorite place for a drink and a snack or a meal, any time."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "I met a business partner for lunch. Unobtrusive signage. Enough parking. Hostesses and waiter were friendly. Service was efficient. Classy, somewhat minimalist decor. Not a lot of choices on the menu and I don't mind admitting, a few ingredients I am not familiar with. I had a fried green tomato, avocado sandwich. I know those! Excellent. Guest had brat w artichoke soup. Seemed pleased. Noise level was just fine for conversation. Some interesting cocktails on the menu that my wife and I may try in the future."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "This was our first time dining at Provisions. The atmosphere was great....a very energetic vibe. The food was good, though not outstanding....but maybe it was just what we chose based on the dietary requirements of the people we were with. It was good enough that we definitely want to give it another try, and taste some of the other items on the menu. Our server was nice enough, though after a few stops at our table, we were hard-pressed to get his attention for some of the night. We did encounter one kitchen mishap (a little something in the food that...well....shouldn't be there), but the manager took care of the issue, and made sure that we were compensated, as well. All in all a good experience, and we will give it one more try."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Had the bucatini with meatball. Pasta was a bit overcooked but overall very good. Also had the mussels in chorizo, was decent but not great."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Food is absolutely delectable no doubt. Atmosphere is great and it's like. New York ... Raw and urban. Waitstaff were very friendly and nice; however, when you pour a glass of wine ... PLEASE GIVE A FRESH WINE GLASS ... Thus the lack of waitstaff etiquette of dining. Noise level is very very high. Had to lean almost across the table to talk. Overall food and Atmosphere made it wonderful."
    Dined on 6/18/2014