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About Tango & Malbec
With its rustic and yet modern decor that is infused with the power and passion of Tango, diners can experience the flavors and warmth of Rio de la Plata - a unique Argentinean experience. The dining room faces the open kitchen with its Pecan and Mesquite wood-fire-grill. With its famous wood-fire grilled meats and fresh vegetables accompanied by the best of Malbec wines, Tango & Malbec is a great dining and entertainment experience.
Houston, TX 77056
Steakhouse, Argentinean, South American
Hours of Operation:
Mondays - Thursdays: 11.00 am - 10.00pm
Fridays: 11.00pm - 11.00pm
Saturdays: 3.00pm - 11.00pm
Sundays: 11.00am - 9.00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live Music and show featuring Tango music.
We offer private rooms up to 250 people. BBQ on site (South American style wood burning grill). Full buffet service. All service personnel.
Surveillance cameras, security, complimentary valet and free parking.
Private Party Facilities:
The Montevideo Room serves up to 30 people and is perfect for company presentations. Screen, projector and independent sound available.
The Bs As Room serves up to 60 people for rehearsal dinners, company events and presentations . Screen, projector and independent sound available.
Private Party Contact:
Gina Percovich: (713) 629-8646
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Tango & Malbec Ratings and Reviews
While the service was great the food was very poor. We ordered the Tomahawk Steak which came with a side of mashed potatoes and asparagus. We added an additional side of mac and cheese. The steak and sides were delivered to our table cold as ice. It was literally like they had pulled the sides out of the refrigerator. The waiter told us he could remake our meal but that it would take additional time to re-prepare the steak. Instead, we ask to have the chief cook us a 10 oz filet and we would share. The new steak was delivered overcooked and with no new side of mac and cheese. The old, now cold mac and cheese was left on the table for us to eat with the new steak.
We watched the chief and kitchen staff look over at our table in disgust the entire time they had to re-make our dinner. When we received the bill they had taken off the first steak, however, charged us for the other steak.
After paying our bill we walked up to the bar to enjoy a glass of champagne while waiting for our This was probably the worse dinner experience we have encountered in Houston ever!driver. The bartender ignored us for the first 10 min and then came over with a major attitude. There were a total of 5 people in bar and 3 tables total in the restaurant.
It was not a bad experience but don't think for the price we would return. New York Strip and Sea Bass were both bland. Caprese Autentica was an excellent appetizer. Ensalada de Popeye a very good salad. Wait staff was very attentive, very friendly. Wine list was good. A bit noisy.
Appetizers were good. Main course i ordered sea bass that smelled very fishy and first bite had an ammonia aftertaste, this was returned for fear of good poisoning.
My sister had buffalo steak that had more fat than steak and had no flavor (seasoning) and actually tasted like liver.
For the cost our meal was horrible and this place was overrated.
Was in town for a special occasion and was really looking forward to this dinner. Very disappointed!
The menu is varied and has a good variety of options to go with. I chose the 40oz. Porterhouse. Normally I wouldn't go with such a large cut, but I wanted that delicious filet for the evening and the sirloin to go. Both were absolutely yummy. The rustic potato side dish was delicious as well. My wife and children were very pleased with their orders. I am looking forward to returning to this fine establishment.
A bit on the pricey side for the quality of the food you get, but still very enjoyable and worth a trip. The filet for two was very tender, but needed to be seasoned more. It lacked the great taste that you find at most high end steak houses. The Akaushi beef was very nice, but not sure its worth the extra price. Desserts were fantastic...especially the 4 Leches cake.
This place is fun. There were two highly entertaining tango demonstrations while we were there. Service was highly attentive. We had the dry aged tomahawk steak for two, which is a cut of beef ribeye with about six inches of extra rib bone for presentation purposes (and for your dog). This steak was one of the best ribeyes I have ever had. The waiter presented the steak by slicing it into strips at the table and laying out the strips over the bone. Naturally we drank Malbec, ordered by the glass on the recommendation of the waiter. The wine was full bodied and matched the steak perfectly. We are going back to Tango & Malbec, which will now be part of our regular restaurant rotation. This is the place for a really nice dinner, much more fun and interesting than the standard steakhouse.
Wonderful meal and experience. Tango & Malbec uses an indirect heat to cook their steaks, and the results are outstanding. My steak was perfect. My wife had seafood skewers which were also delicious. We also enjoyed the tango show. The tables are spread out nicely. The service was also excellent. They kept our water glasses full all night. They also have a nice wine list if you are a fan of Argentine wines.
As a native-born Argentine I appreciate the opportunity to partake in the familiar cuisine. Beef was excellent, cooked "a punto," as were the empanadas and chorizos -- staples of an Argentine meal. The creme brulee was pleasing, and they added a dollop of dulce de leche upon request. I didn't think to order flan. Didn't sample the parrillada, but the parrilla, visible from the dining room, looked impressive. The owners are Argentine and Uruguayan, so they know how to run an Argentine restaurant. The only imported Uruguayan beef is the bife de lomo. The rest is U.S. grain-fed beef graded Prime.
This was my fifth visit to Tango and Malbec and was an opportunity to share this restaurant with six co-workers, five who had not had the pleasure of dining here before. While steak is the meal of choice, several were please that there were also seafood and poultry, each dish was consumed completely. And the desserts - just excellent if you leave some room for them.
I am frequent Tango & Malbec semi regularly and always enjoy their service, drinks, and food - in that order. This was my first visit for brunch, thanks to Groupon. The offer was good, however the feature selections were somewhat limiting compared to the full brunch menu. For that reason, I ordered from the full menu instead. Other than that, another great experience at T&M!
If you like good meats, steak,chops, etc, this South American style restaurant is great. It is very high quality food, great service, decent price for the level of quality. I always visit here when I'm in town. I also like to sit on the patio and enjoy a cigar from the bar to finish things off.
The service was deplorable. The restaurant was not busy but was a long wait to place our order. The waiter was no attentive nor personable. The steak ordered was not cooked in the requested temperature and the food was not flavorable. I did enjoy the chimmichurri sauce and chips however. I will not return to this establishment.
Was not impressed at all...the food was OK at best. The wait staff was not very friendly to say the least. The Tango was mildly entertaining...if not for the Tango entertainment, then the entire experience would have been less than stellar to say the least.
Disappointed as my wife and I were in Houston for a quick trip (stayed Friday through Sunday evening) and we wasted a meal at this place.
Tango and Malbec was the perfect place to celebrate my boyfriends Birthday! He's a meat guy and THAT is exactly what this place delivers well. We ordered a 40lb steak for two, that came with mash and asparagus. Our waiter was excellent - very attentive and fast. He let me sample wines, until I found the right one. We will definitely return!
Tried Tango and Malbec for a new dinning experience with my family. The restaurant was centrally located to the Galleria and parking was free and easily available. The food was very good, Argentine fusion, the steaks were delicious and portions were large. The wine list was extensive and priced from economical to whatever you wish to spend. I tried one of the red wines by the glass at a moderate price and was very satisfied. My wife and son had an after dinner desert wine, which they loved. Overall good dinning experience but a little pricey.
Tango & Malbec was a great place to celebrate my 13th year anniversary with my wife. The waiting staff were very attentive and made some great recommendations. There was a great saxophone player playing that evening as well which was not expected. The manager personally thanked us for being there and even offered us a glass of champagne for our anniversary. Simply a great evening.
We had early reservations, so were just about the only patrons in the restaurant at that time. Under those circumstances I was very impressed with the pacing of the meal. Rather than rush us through each course, the meal was paced to allow time to settle between courses, similar to what one would expect when the restaurant is full. And the food here is always ridiculously good.
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