Vintage House Restaurant at Messina Hof
Vintage House Restaurant at Messina Hof

Vintage House Restaurant at Messina Hof

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.messinahof.com/
  • Phone: 9797789463x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Thursday-Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
    Dinner: Wednesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
    Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Chris Shepley
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Event Venues
    Your event is sure to be truly unique when set in one of our beautiful venues located here at the breathtaking 100-acre Messina Hof estate:
    The Barrel Room
    The Deck
    The Gallery
    The Gazebo
    Lake Messina Hof
    The Rose Garden
    The Villa
    The Vineyard Room
    The Wine Bar and Lakeside Room

    Weddings by Designer Events
    "Make Yours The Perfect Wedding"
    Imagine...your wedding in the natural beauty of a vineyard...or near a spring-fed lake on a private estate...or graced by a 19th Century chateau.


    Imagine...this perfect venue...complete with hand-prepared gourmet cuisine.
    Our Designer Events staff at Messina Hof has the creativity, knowledge, and expertise to help make your event exactly the way you want it....perfect and hassle-free.
    "Let us create for you the uniquely designed wedding of your dreams. May you share many vintages together,"
    - Merrill Bonarrigo
  • Private Party Contact: Designer Events 9797789463x234
  • Entertainment: Messina Hof Winery & Resort, a Texas vineyard established in 1977 by Paul and Merrill Bonarrigo, is rooted in the union of two family heritages.

    Our 100-acre estate, of which 42 host the vineyard, is nestled in Bryan, Texas.
    In addition to the winery, the estate is home to The Villa bed & breakfast, The Vintage House restaurant and the Winemaster's Room wine bar. Tours and wine tastings are offered seven days a week. Our calendar of events is packed with cooking classes, wine appreciation classes, food and wine pairing seminars, murder mystery and winemaker dinners, and more!
  • Special Events: 30th Annual Wine & Roses Festival Saturday April 26, 2014

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Earl Rudder Fwy
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Vintage House Restaurant at Messina Hof
Dine in wine country elegance

Located on the Messina Hof estate, The Vintage House offers the finest dining with particular attention to fresh vineyard cuisine. Each and every dish incorporates one of our award-winning wines. The Vintage House Restaurant offers a wide variety of amazing items that change quarterly. Linger over quiet conversation amid the candlelight in our Barrel Room or looking out upon our vineyards. Savor a wide variety of scrumptious appetizers, salads and entrees, all designed with wine in mind. Indulge in our decadent desserts, we even offer Bananas Foster flambéed tableside. We are here to serve you! Recognized by Sante" Magazine for our high standards of quality in Fine Dining and Wine Hospitality.
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Vintage House Restaurant at Messina Hof reviews from OpenTable diners
43 reviews since May 20, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelQuiet
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (34)romantic (32)notable wine list (25)scenic view (24)good for groups (20)great for lunch (15)fit for foodies (13)great for brunch (10)neighborhood gem (7)great for outdoor dining (4)vibrant bar scene (2)late-night find (2)hot spot (2)kid-friendly (1)Show More
  • Nice Brunch!
    Cindy
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    We enjoyed a leisurely brunch at Messina Hof, seated at a table with a lovely view of the vineyards. We were a bit apprehensive because the service on our only previous visit was very poor, but our server on Sunday was excellent and the meal was paced well.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Date Night
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    I took my wife here for an anniversary dinner. It was a great choice because the restaurant was not too loud as it was mostly couples. The food was very good. The waitress was very friendly and helpful. Best of all, she allowed us to enjoy our time together. She came around to check on us every once in a while, but not so often as to disturb our conversation which makes the dining experience more enjoyable. We got the table side flambe (bananas foster) which was delicious. All in all, this was a wonderful spot for our romantic night out and we have recommended it to our family and friends in the area. This was a very charming gem to find in the BCS area.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, scenic view
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Black
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Great service and the waitress was outstanding (Cecilia).good wine list all in all will recommend to friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ruffles
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Had a lovely time. The atmosphere was wonderful, the food just right, the wine and port delicious and the staff most helpful, but not interfering. Would highly recommend for a special night and will definitely return when in the area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner at Messina Hof
    PADMan
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    What a nice cosy place with friendly attentive service. The Panko encrusted baked brie was very tasty with a wonderful crunch from the bread crumbs. The Caesar salad was just OK with too much of a mayo flavor and no bite. My pork chop was tedner and flavorful while my dates basil pesto pasta with grilled shrimp was a real highlight.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great lunch spot and we will return
    aewm
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    We took my Aunt to Messina Hof for her birthday. There was only 1 other table being served at the time and we had the entire room pretty much to ourselves. We had a great view of the vineyard and the beautiful stained glass windows. My Aunt had the hamburger which she enjoyed saying "it could not have been cooked better and the fries were yummy". My Salad Nicoise was outstanding. My husband and Uncle had the Ruben Sandwich and they would have liked a little less sauerkraut and a little more corned beef. Our wine pairings fit the meal to a tee. My Aunt chose the Crème Brulee as her complementary dessert and we chose the ice cream with Porter sauce. Both were excellent and topped off the meal. Service was tops & we had a wonderful time
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Service
    Willgoagain
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We were unhappy with our server. He didn't take our drink order when we arrived. Then he tried to take our dinner order 2 minutes after our second party had arrived. It took forever to get refills and extra bread. And he brought one parties dessert long after the others desserts. He needs to be retrained.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lunch was amazing
    100Texan
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    My husband had the ruben sandwich and was well pleased. The French fries were crisp and tasty. I had the halibut with the most amazing garnish. Tomato base with sweet and sour that provided an explosion of flavor. The rice pilaf was excellent, subdued flavors, rich with buttery taste. The haricot vert were perfect, as were the carrots. I also had the champagne salad which had a delicate flavored dressing over fresh salad greens, with cranberries and pecans. Amazing!!!!!! We also shared the portabella mushroom starter with arugula. Here again, the flavors were subtle and pleasing. Our overall experience requires much more research and we will be back with additional consultants. Thanks for a delightful experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fun setting
    AggielandFoodie
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Nice place to go to avoid the crowds. Fun setting. Food is consistently good (but not great). Service is friendly (but not fast) - and is quickly overwhelmed by several tables being seated simultaneously. The only sell their own wine (no bar/beer), so again; good not great. If you have picky eaters that need simple food - this place will work. If you have picky eater that want higher-end food & wine, this place won't work.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Grapeful!
    Eaters2
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    From great seating and visiting with owner Paul and professionally personable staff to outstanding and beautifully presented food paired appropriately with excellent wines, our most recent visit could not have been more perfect! Messina Hof wines have earned numerous accolades, but the food at Vintage House is not to be overlooked!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful!
    Cathryn
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Everything was excellent! It was our first time to visit, and we will definitely be coming back. We had a party of 8, and the service was absoluely wonderful. The steak was delicious and cooked perfectly. The seafood pasta was also a favorite.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good tour followed by a nice dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    We took the 5:30 tour and tasting of the winery then had dinner at the restaurant. The staff was so accommodating and helpful when our tour and tasting ran late, they easily moved our reservations to later. The staff was helpful and attentive. Food was good and used many local ingredients.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • not what i expected
    churchkeysVIP
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    If I just happened upon this spot for good food and service, this would be 5 stars. BUT I was under the impression this place was a romantic spot. It is not. The room with a view is incredibly loud and everyone wants to sit there. This was louder than the energy at BJs. The table next to us had a LARGE TV set up for their kids and the volume was loud enough for me to hear the dialogue of the films. I could not believe the family was allowed to do this in a high end restaurant. This is not Chili's. We were offered the other room, but it was stark and intimidating. I was very disappointed we drove 90 minutes for a quiet meal together and left frazzled and unimpressed. I wish I could undo the whole experience.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    I took my wife to Messina Hof for her birthday. It was the first time either of us had been there. The food was excellent as well as the service. It was a real hit with my wife. We will definately go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • outstanding
    Wood
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    The chef must be very experienced and talented. Every meal we have had there so far has been very memorable. Simply fantastic food. Ambience tops the charts. We buy the Beau wine in Houston area all the time. We are big fans.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely Evening!!
    MBandAggies
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    This was a very lovely evening, with delicious food, good service, and opportunity to talk and visit together with our son & daughter-in-law. We each had a beef entrée, and the wine, "Reflections of Love" was a perfect choice. (We brought 2 bottles home.) We were in town, from Dallas, for a family reunion. Being from this area, I am very proud to have such a high quality restaurant and winery here. We look forward to returning and, perhaps, staying at the villa.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Martinus38
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Excellent food, well prepared. Interesting food combinations. Could stand it's own with any hip restaurant in Houston or Dallas. I would bring a white table clothes back to deflate atmosphere of a diner. Prices are also good and staff is well prepared to discuss perfect wine for a perfect meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Restaurant
    luvyourwinery
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    We took our granddaughter (who attends Texas A&M) to lunch at the Vintage House Restaurant for her 21st birthday. The drive from Houston was not too far and we met her at the winery. What a wonderful experience. The food and service were excellent along with the fabulous dessert you presented to her complimentary for her birthday. She had never been to the winery before and was very impressed and wants to bring some of her friends. We will all be back soon.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • FIT FOR A KING
    KINGOAKSQUEEN
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    Eating at these awesome tables amongst the wine barrels was awesome!!! Great service too.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A wonderful afternoon & lunch
    JimandBarb
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    My wife and I have talked about going to Messina Hof over the years but had not done it until this past week. My folks are visiting us in Houston from out of state and we decided to take my mother there to celebrate her 84th birthday. The experience was perfect. From the time we drove into the parking lot to the time we left, THANK YOU. We have spent time in Napa and visited many vineyards there but feel Messina Hof can match up very well. Clean and friendly was the first impression. Our waitress Megan was wonderful and always wore a smile while she served us. Had great recommendations and simply did a splendid job. GOLD STAR. The desert, prepared table side, was out of site. Oh my! Impressive presentation and absolutely delicious. THX :-)
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Weinliebhaber
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    Quiet, romantic spot to take my wife for her birthday dinner. Tables spaced well apart for privacy. Food was superlative and wine selection broad and perfectly tailored to the menu. Wein particularly nice - I live in one of the 7 German wine growing regions, and our selection made us, "feel at home." Service was excellent - had 2 waitresses, both attentive and responsive. Recommend for important dinner for two to twenty. Eine wunderbare Erfahrung!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Stopped for lunch, amazed
    WillBe
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    We were coming to the winery for a tour and thought it would be convenient to stop for a quick lunch before. Since it was so easy to make a reservation through Open Table we set a time. The food, staff and ambiance was unforgettable, in the best way possible.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • shhc
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    This restaurant was clean and with a friendly and knowledgeable staff. The ambiance was not only fantastic but it allowed us to immerse ourselves into the moment. We celebrated our son's 21st birthday and we were glad we chose, "The Vintage House at Messina Hof". The food and its presentation added to the environment. The manager came to the table to make sure everything was going well on several occasions while we dined This gesture was an added touch of class. We definitely will return and tell all of our friends of this gem of a restaurant we found.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious
    GTejas
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    Loved the caesar salad with the fried anchovy. The steaks were delicious and cooked perfectly, I haven't had a better one in BCS. The wait staff was engaging and informed without hovering. We went on a weeknight to be able to visit and not be rushed and we were there almost 3 hours without ever feeling like they were waiting for us to leave. A wonderful dining experience.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect place for a date!
    Stillmovn14
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Wanted a nice, quiet, date with my hubby for Father's Day. This was a PERFECT location. Went for a late lunch and enjoyed the dining area pretty much to ourselves. Our waitress was also the manager on duty and she gave wonderful recommendations off the menu. Food was delish, served in a prompt manner and topped off with great wine. We thoroughly enjoyed our Messina Hof experience and look forward to returning.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Experience!
    travelbugs
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    My husband and I celebrated our anniversary at Messina Hof by taking the wine tour and lunch afterwards. It was a wonderful experience! The wine and food tasted amazing, and the ambience was nice and quiet since it was Saturday afternoon. We'll definitely be back for dinner and spending a night at the Villa!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    The food was ok. Portions were very small. My Caesar salad was literally two leafs of lettuce. The atmosphere and quietness of the restaurant were its best features.
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Amazing
    NoeandAngieVIP
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    This was my first time here and all I can say is "amazing". We enjoyed it all, the tour, the restaurant, the food, the wines and the service was impeccable. I can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A Brazos Valley Treasure!!
    honda1963
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    Whether it's for a romantic dinner or special occasion, Messina Hof definitely meets your needs! Great ambience provided by giant wine casks makes this restaurant perfect for dining!! Knowledgeable and courteous wait staff only add to the dining experience. A bottle of the Paulo select wines is a must!! After dinner, the wine bar and gazebo is a great place to finish your evening!!!! Highly recommend making a weekend of it by staying at the Messina Hof Bed & Breakfast! We did that some years back. Well worth it!!!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 14 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 20, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.6
    • Food4.5
    • Ambiance4.5
    • Service4.5
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 73 reviews are from the Vintage House Restaurant at Messina Hof reviews archive.
  • To Die For!
    alem12
    Dined on 5/18/2014
    I took my boyfriend here for his 21st birthday, and we both LOVED it! The food is amazing! I had the best steak I have ever had in my life! The wine is wonderful, as to be expected from a winery, and the servers are very knowledgeable about wine pairings.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Melt in your mouth!
    16Nov2007
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    My husband had the Porkchop with Apple chutney, and I had the grilled Lamb Chops the demi glaze was superb. I Loved the Rosemary Bread & pesto very Tasty! I am Lactose intolerant thevwaitress made sure that I was taken care of! Beautiful Day!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cherries Jubilee
    Firstimer
    Dined on 5/15/2014
    Not only did we get to watch the flames soar at our table, we learned how to make it!! Great experience!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    I booked this restaurant especially to celebrate a graduation of my nephew from Texas A & M, having carefully scrutinised the menu. i was therefore very disappointed on arrival to be told that the entire menu had changed to a buffet ( as it was Mother's Day ) and that there was no a la carte food available! The buffet food was not what my party would have ordered and of curse as a buffet we were 'not served ' but had to help ourselves. It was really not what was expected and as I had not received any prior notice of teh change in the restaurant's arrangements for that day I had no change to find an alternative venue. However, the venue and location are stunning
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Aggie Special Events
    frequentdiner
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    I love being in College Station and on campus but there are times that you want to be away from the Aggie Spirit and enjoy a nice quiet dinner. I love Messina Hof for those events. They take reservations so you don't have to rush beat the crowd or waste time waiting for a table. The food is wonderful and the service is great. I would recommend it for family dinner or a quiet dinner with that someone special.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Secluded and Unique
    Jadine
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    Worth the trip out of Bryan/College Station area. Ambience is relaxing and quiet. Very good food and wine selection. Great way to get away from the large weekend crowds in College Station during events at A&M.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • First visit to the Vintage House
    mccs
    Dined on 5/8/2014
    We were celebrating a graduation dinner. We ordered the Pino Grigio which was good and well priced. Salads were a nice size and delicious. I think my table mates entrees were good.(chicken Gorgonzola and a pasta dish) I wasn't enamored with the fish special, which sounded much better than it tasted. it was supposed to be a cornbread crusted snapper. There were two huge filets, but it was dry and it tasted like catfish, not one of my favorites. Asked for lemon wedges for some flavor. Green beans were tasty, and would have loved more than six! Nevertheless it was a very enjoyable evening and we will go back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Met our expectations
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/4/2014
    My family was pleased with the atmosphere, food selection and wine list. For a winery the latter was to be expected. But the food selection, preparation and presentation was way above average. My siblings dine out in one of the food capitals of Texas: Houston. Whether fish, fowl or beef - the selection is tailored to satisfy all. Very, very enjoyable.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • MH Vintage House FABULOUS!
    TanyaK007
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    I'm not sure how many times we have eaten at the Vintage House but this dinner was no exception it was simply perfect in every way. I contacted the restaurant on a couple of occasions prior to dinner as it was a surprise dinner party for my husband's 50th birthday. Chef did an outstanding job on a special request cake and sweet Haley did an amazing job serving our group with enthusiasm and grace all evening. The wine..Oh my goodness, I cannot say enough about Messina Hof wines. Tonight we had the pleasure of having Paul & Merrill Bonarrigo join us for dinner as well as several other of our Messina Hof FAMILY. My husband informed me the next morning that outside of 1 other birthday party none had been more enjoyable! SUCCESS :-)
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fruit of the vine
    Bill
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    We were impressed with our first trip to Messina Hof. Everyone throughly enjoyed the food. The service was attentive and the food delivered incredibly fast. Unfortunately, a nearby large table of 10 was very loud and boisterous. We asked, and the staff promptly moved us to another table. Of course, that hiccup wasnt the restaurant's fault. We'll certainly go back.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, Scenic View, Notable Wine List
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Poor service
    SJW1327
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Waitress had very few tables and still couldn't take care of our basic needs such as filling our water glasses without being waved down. In addition the menu consisted of only 3 items due to the festival going on outside. We should have been informed of this when we made the reservation or noted on their website.
    Special Features:
    Scenic View, Notable Wine List
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate