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Way overrated. Average all the way around. Service very lacking. Unimpressive. I’d not go back
Service was slow, unprofessional and overall mediocre. Our appetizers were served cold and the overall quality of food was ok but overpriced.
My husband and I were celebrating our 47th wedding anniversary. We wanted to find a special restruant for the evening. We were both very pleased with the service, food and ambiance of Potente. The staff was exceptional, friendly and professional. Thanks for making our dining experience a memorable one.
Great food, service and excellent customer service
Came here for my birthday!
Wow what a beautiful treat!
Excellent food - the cacio pepe with black truffle was simply delicious, as was the wild boar pasta and rack of lamb. The portion sizes were just perfect. The wine list is extensive with a very wide price range. But above all, the service was fantastic - thanks Freddy. Absolutely worth the visit.
Best dining experience in years. Amazing service and chef set the bar for fine dining. Amazing!!!
We visited Potente prior to a night at the theater. Our waiter, David, made sure to pace our evening and have us finished, filled with desert and out the door at the time we requested. The entire staff was both welcoming and professional. The food was excellent and the spacing of the room permitted conversation. Thoroughly enjoyable evening.
Excellent service by Cam, food was very good and was perfect atmosphere for a business meeting.
Thank you for the 5-Star Review Paul, we are really happy to hear that Cam took care of you and your guests. We hope to see you back soon!
Outstanding food and service. Cam was wonderful. We will be back.
Thank you so much for visiting us, and we are very happy to hear that Cam took excellent care of you and your guests! We hope to see you return soon!
Potente is always a fabulous experience. I took two friends who had not dined there before, and they fell in love with the food, the outstanding service, and the fact that we could actually hear each other speak and have a real conversation. The ambiance is lovely, so well accommodated and designed, and our entire experience was divine--right through being escorted to the valet to close out the evening. This establishment is always a delight to visit!
Thank you so much for your recent visit with us! We are so happy to hear that you and your guests had an excellent time! At Potente we strive to give all our guests a 5-Star Experience, so it brings us joy to see that our team did this for you during your time with us. We hope to see you all back soon!
Our visit on 1/4 met and exceeded our wildest expectations. It was truly refreshing to see the level of care from not only our knowledgeable server, but getting a visit from Chef Trace and the manager to ensure we were enjoying ourselves.
The kitchen was gracious and accommodating to modifier requests as well.
This level of service and attention is what we value highly, and is the reason we will continue to return as regular patrons of Potente.
Thank you so much for recently visiting us! We are so happy to hear that our team gave you and your guests an excellent experience at Potente, we strive to give our guest the best time possible with us. We hope to see you all back soon!
Great service by Cameron and the entire staff
Thank you so much for your recent visit with us! We are happy to hear that Cameron and our team were able to give you a 5-Star Potente experience. We hope to see you back soon!
Wonderful staff and great food! Highly recommended.
Thank you for kind words Barbara! We are always happy to hear that our team gave our guests a 5-Star Experience at Potente. We hope to see you back soon!
This was a "coup de forchette" as the French would say. A set menu for New Years--quite a range in each category, and inclusive of an amuse bouche and some champagne to start. The starters we had (crab and the tuna) were world class; my halibut likewise though the lamb was ('merely) very good. The spaghetti with black truffles was sublime. Fabulous desserts, extensive and attractive wine menu and one of the best bespoke cocktails I've had in 10+ years (mango, vanilla vodka--but not sweet or weird).
The ambiance at Potente is sophisticated but not stuffy; service superb. Run don't wait to go there.
Thank you so much for this amazing review! We always strive to give our guests a 5-Star Potente Experience! We are happy to hear that you had an excellent visit with us and that our team did a great job of serving you as well. We hope to see you back soon!
Maybe our expectations were too high. Service was awkward. We had a fixed menu and they skipped a course, then served it out of order as a result. Not sure they would have noticed if we did not say something. Nobody from the restaurant said a word about it. No reason to come back here with so many better options in the city.
Best high end restaurant in town, with the friendliest & most professional staff around.
We are so happy to hear that you had a 5-Star Potente experience with us, and that our team took excellent care of you! We hope to see you back soon!
I cannot imagine a better place to dine on Christmas Eve than Potente. The evening was perfect from beginning to end: drinks in the bar, an excellent recommendation for a bottle of champagne, wonderful meal, & excellent dessert/ after dinner drinks. Potente has never disappointed! We continue to return & will continue to return as every visit is as good, if not better than the last. Thank you for being such a consistently wonderful place to dine!
Thank you so much for this amazing review Priscilla! It truly brings us joy to know that you and your guests received a 5-Star Potente visit with us, as this is our goal for each of our guests. We appreciate your continued support for our dining establishment. We can't wait to see you guys back soon!
Amazing food and service was great!!
Thank you so much for your 5-Star review, we are happy to hear your visit was excellent with us. We look forward to seeing you soon!
The food was phenomenal here, unbelievably delicious!!! The service was excellent! Our server David was so wonderful and friendly, and even other servers would stop by and made small conversation with us, made us feel so welcomed and happy!!! Will be back soon enough!!! Thanks Potente!!!
We are so happy to see that our team took great care of you and your guests! Thank you so much for your 5-Star review of your recent visit with us. We look forward to seeing you back soon!
Always wonderful service, food, wine, and ambience!!
Thank you so much for the kind words! We are happy to see that our team did an excellent job during your recent visit to Potente. We hope to see you back soon!
Excellent food, cocktails and wine
We are happy to hear you had a great visit with us! Thank you so much for your 5-Star review, and we truly look forward to seeing you back soon!
Went before our evening at the symphony. It was my first time and the experience was spectacular and one I hope to repeat. The service was amazing. We sat in the bar area which honestly I’d rather sit in than a stuffy dining room. Our waiter was amazing. Please get there cacio e pepe it was mouth watering. I already want to go back and eat it again.
We are so happy you guys had a great visit with us before your event, we love to see that our team provides our guests with a 5-Star Experience. We hope to see you guys back soon!
This was our first time eating here and we will definitely be back. Amazing food and outstanding service. Already planning an taking some friends to dinner here in January.
We are so thrilled to see that you had an excellent 1st visit with us, thank you so much for your 5-Star review, and we are looking forward to having you back soon!
We absolutely loved our dining experience and food was exceptional.
We’re from Arkansas and made reservation based on past reviews. Very glad we did and will return when back in town.
We are so happy you guys had the chance to visit us during your trip to Houston, and that we were able to provide you a 5-Star Potente Experience. We hope to see you back on your next visit to town!
Best restaurant experience in Houston. Super attentive service and creative food.
Thank you for your review Pbr46, we truly appreciate your kind words, and are glad to hear that you had a great visit with us. We hope to see you back in again soon!
Flawless. Be sure to check it out.
Thank you so much for your 5-Star Review! We are happy to hear that you had a great visit, we hope to see you back soon!
Always a 5-star dining experience!
Thank you so much for the 5-Star Review Dirk, we are happy to hear that you had a great visit with us. We hope to see you back soon!
I had a wonderful experience at Potente .
It was my first time dining here , but I will definitely be back again .
The food was excellent as well as our service .
We are so happy that you had a great 1st experience at Potente! We truly appreciate the kind words and hope to see you back in again soon!
Overcooked filet, yet excellent service
Thank you so much for your review, we truly appreciate your feedback, and are glad to hear that you had great service during your visit with us. We hope to see you back in again soon!
Place is incredible. If you’re looking for somewhere quiet to take a date or even dine alone, this place will be just what you’re looking for in a restaurant.
Thank you for your review Jimmy, we are glad to hear that you had a great visit with us! We hope to see you back in again soon!
The food is outstanding at Potente'. We have never been disappointed and the service is also exceptional.
Thank you for your review Erin, we truly appreciate your kind words, and are glad to hear that you had a great visit with us. We hope to see you back in again soon!
This is the best dining experience I have had in Houston. The food was superb. The service was friendly and attentive. The ambience was lovely and comfortable. This restaurant is on a "splurge" level for me because of the prices. Having said that, it is worth skipping a few dining out events just to invest in a dinner at Potente!
Wow, thank you so much for your kind words, we truly appreciate it! We love to hear from our guest dining experiences with us and are happy to hear you had an excellent visit. We hope to see you back in again soon!
Booked this restaurant for our holiday dinner , perfect ambiance . Food was delivered as group and wine options are fabulous . Highly recommend and will comeback soon.
Thank you so much for your 5-star review, we truly appreciate your recommendation, and are glad to hear that you had a great visit with us! We hope to see you soon!
First time there. Went before a show at the Alley, only a ten minute drive. Service was very good, although this was a weeknight and kind of early. The apps and mains were well prepared, nicely seasoned and presented very well. The wine list was pretty good, although the mark up seemed a little higher than most other similar places. Overall, 4 stars.
Thank you for your review Steven, we truly appreciate your recommendation, and are glad to hear that you had a great visit with us. We hope to see you back in again soon!
Everything was delicious and the staff were exceptional!
Thank you so much for your review, we love to hear that our team did an excellent job with our guests during their visit with us. We hope to see you back in again soon!
I enjoyed everything except when I went to the ladies room there was a gentleman with a lady.
Thank you for your review, we are happy to see you had a great visit with us, and we will make sure to check our restrooms more frequently to avoid these kinds of incidents. We hope to see you back in again soon!
Thank you so much for your review Chris, glad to hear that we provided a great Potente experience for you! We hope to see you back in again soon!
It was lovely, as always! I was hoping to have the squid ink pasta, which is obviously my favorite, but with a seasonal menu, I was able to experience another wonderful dish. Everything from drinks to dessert was exceptional.
Thank you so much for your review Priscilla, we truly appreciate the kind words! And yes, that squid ink pasta is so good, one of our favorites! We hope to see you back in again soon!
One of the best fine dining establishments in Houston. The service is suburb, waitstaff first class, the food is an outstanding quality, and seasoning spot one. The wine guy is authentic and extremely knowledgeable and very personable. Go, eat and enjoy one of the finest restaurants in Houston probably the US.
Thank you so much for your review, we truly appreciate the kind words! Our goal is to give our guests a 5-star experience while dining with us! We hope to see you back in again soon.