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Our food and service was outstanding. Patrick, our waiter was fantastic. He made the overall dining experience wonderful. The couple that joined us was celebrating their anniversary and the personalized menus were a big bit with them. We highly recommend Potente to those wanting to have an outstanding dining experience!
One of Houston's top fine-dining options. Chef Danny Trace has the kitchen humming on all cylinders. Bill Floyd runs the front of the house with the "whatever we can do to make your evening special" attitude. Vinny will help you pick the right wine to pair with your food. Ask for Nate as your waiter and you will have a memorable meal.
We selected this location to celebrate our anniversary. The food was fantastic, service was exceptional and the attention to detail was spot on. Please do not let the location across from Minute Maid Park deter you, it was great and no issue using the valet.
Service and food were exceptional
My wife recommended Potente, however this was my first visit and I was extremely pleased. Dinner only. Our waiter was Valentin who helped make this a special occasion. If you want a five star non-steak restaurant in downtown Houston, this is the place. We went on a non-baseball night, which I would recommend unless you are going to an Astros game.
Food was out of this world. Octopus was excellent. Veal cheeks were very rich. But, the lobster pasta dish was amazing! Valentin is always a favorite server of mine.
Food was amazing, portions where not large, service was extremely attentive, price was a little high. Very nice place.
Birthday Dinner was fantastic
Birthday. Great service. The food is amazing!
The menu was original, the food expertly prepared, and the service hovering without being intrusive. Overall excellent in every way.
Potente's is one of our favorite restaurants. The food and service is just OUTSTANDING! !!
We went for our 10th anniversary. It was worth every effort to go.
Outstanding food and service! Cameron was very attentive and knowledgeable.
The ambiance, food, and service were outstanding. Everyone who took part in our meal, hostess, wait staff and chef were professional and polite. In my opinion good manners set the tone for the meal. Thank you for opening such a beautiful and delicious restaurant.
If you are planning on going for a romantic night out, try to avoid a night that the Astros play. It was crowded, loud and I felt silly dressed up with diners surrounding us in Astros T-shirt’s and jerseys. The food was incredibly delicious and the service, considering the circumstances, was efficient and unobtrusive.
Food was awful.
Excellent food and service.
Excellent food and service. Very good wine menu as well.
The truffle pasta was really good. Did a caviar service and it was done correctly. Service was outstanding. We will be back.
Outstanding! My husband and I dined at Potente for our anniversary dinner. Everything we ordered was delightful. I am 8 months pregnant so I don't have much room for food so we ordered the following and split everything:
Insalata Acciuga - Similar to a Cesar Salad. Nice and refreshing to start the meal. Anchovies were fried on top and we loved that touch.
Burrata & Barbabietole - Thinly shaved Beets with Burrata, watermelon, and citrus. It was refreshing and very light.
Spaghetti al Tartufo Nero - Amazing! We debated this vs the other pastas, but this is the dish the restaurant seems to be known for. Heavenly!
Costolette di Agnello (Lamb Chops) - Amazing! Perfectly cooked and divine. I would normally eat this whole dish myself if I could.
Creme Fraiche Brulee - Creme Brulee is my favorite dessert and this is one of the best. Melts in your mouth. Perfect.
14 Layer Chocolate Cake - Husband got this and loved it. Dense Chocolate cake.
We thought the staff was wonderful. We cannot wait to come back. We would like to try some of the other pasta dishes. Great dinner spot for a night out without the kids!
I was very blown away by just how good our meal was!!! Almost sorry to leave to make our theater date
We went on a Saturday evening for our anniversary. We booked via Open Table but the only time available was 6:15. When we got there the restaurant was empty, will try calling next time if we want a different time. Everything was wonderful. Great service, wonderful food and very pleasant space. The server went out of his way to make our dinner special when he found out it was our anniversary. Great wine list with very reasonable prices!
Great service, food was amazing. Attention to detail, went out of their way to make the evening enjoyable.
potente is my new favorite restaurant!
the bartender makes a very good martini. the chef was recruited from brennans so i knew the food would be outstanding and i was not disappointed. i had diver scallops on a bed of corn risotto and it was the most perfect combination of flavors and textures. amy, our server, was friendly, attentive and knowledgeable—i’d for sure ask for her on a return visit.
First visit! One of the most memorable (in a very good way) dining experiences we have enjoyed in recent memory. Everything was perfect - food and service.
Server was great and food was delicious!
The food at Potente is exceptional. It has elevated Italian cuisine and excellent deserts. I ordered the lamb and my wife had the veal cheeks. The lamb was cooked to perfection, excellent seasoning on the vegetables, my complements to the chef. I tried black truffles for the first time, and the waiter made an accommodation so that both me and my wife could try it, he split the dish into too small appetizers. Also, the bread service was nice, a thick slice of bread with some delicious hummus. The desert the perfect cherry on top to our meal. I ordered the pistachio desert that comes with pistachio cake, ice-cream, raspberries, blueberries, mandarines, and the frosting on the cake was perfect, not too sweet to complement the pistachio. Really great experience over all
An altogether superb dining experience. Every detail was just right, and the food was prepared to perfection. The caviar service was delicious and delightful. I'm ready to go back.
Excellent dinner and awesome service!
Service was wonderful. Wine was awesome. Waitstaff were amazing.
The pistachio dessert is tasty. And I highly recommend eating at this restaurant.
The service was outstanding and the waiter made wonderful food and wine suggestions. Delightful experience.
Delicious creative Italian-style food. Not the simplicity that you get in Italy that comes just from a few beautiful ingredients, but good ingredients combined inventively to produce interesting and very tasty food that suits the status this restaurant is aiming for.
It was lovely. They helped us order a fabulous bottle of wine. Putting the name on the menu wishing him happy birthday was cute and the food was excellent as always. One of my favorite restaurants in Houston!
Amazing service and great menu. Well worth the spend.
Just let Vinnie take care of your wine selection. You will not be disappointed.
We have a new favorite restaurant! Potente is a sophisticated Italian dining experience. I didn’t think restaurants like this still existed; white table-clothes, a sommelier, professional waiters, a chef who visits your table and makes you feel like a celebrity and epicurean creations out of this world from start to finish! Potente-you have hit it out of the ballpark!
Great service and delicious food. You can count on having a good experience every time you visit.
FANTASTIC AT EVERY TURN. Wine list is exceptional and best crème brulee I've ever eaten.
Another wonderful evening at Potente for the whole family. Celebrated our anniversary and had a couple of very nice surprises. Big THANK YOU to Amy our awesome server and the chef for, yet another, fantastic culinary experience. We’ll be back soon!