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About The Pass

Bringing the essence of the kitchen to each table, chefs will serve, describe and answer diner's questions, creating an authentic experience for each customer while placing emphasis on the process behind transitioning food to plate. Similar to dining at a chef's table, diners will be able to connect with the local and global inspiration and experience of each chef and behind every dish, in an upscale, casually elegant atmosphere, complimented by a thoughtful international wine list.

807 Taft Street
Houston, TX 77019
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
American, International, Modern European

Hours of Operation:
Dinner:
Seatings on Tuesday-Friday (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Seatings on Saturday (5:00pm-9:00pm)

Cross Street:
McKinney

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(713) 628-9020

Website:
http://www.passandprovisions.com/

Parking Details:
We offer both self-parking and valet service

Public Transit:
BUS:

DALLAS ST @ TAFT ST on line 018 KIRBY LIMITED NORTHBOUND

Executive Chef:
Terrence Gallivan & Seth Siegel-Gardner

Private Party Contact:
Angela Moore/ events@passandprovisions.com: (713) 628-9020

Additional:
Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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The Pass Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.8

service

4.8

ambience

4.7

value

4.4

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Quiet

98% would recommend it to a friend

Creative Cuisine (26)
Special Occasion (26)
Tasting Menu (25)
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Good for a Date (24)
Fit for Foodies (20)
Good for Anniversaries (18)
Romantic (17)
Notable Wine List (14)
Quiet Conversation (14)
Handcrafted Cocktails (13)
Good Vegetarian Options (12)
Good for Birthdays (9)
Worth the Drive (7)
Authentic (4)
Cozy (4)
Healthy (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Seasonal (4)
Casual (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Fun (3)
Good for Groups (2)
People Watching (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Business Meals (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Tapas (1)
Vegan (1)
Bar Seating (1)
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 (Houston)·Dined 4 days ago

First time back since they changed the pricing and menu. Everything was great and will return more often.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Healthy, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on February 11, 2018

Coolest experience that my wife and I have ever had!

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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·Dined on February 11, 2018

The vegetarian menu was very good. Their use of simple ingredients really helped to keep the dishes light and not too heavy. My favorite was the tempura romanesco with edible flowers, curried raisins and pickled barley. I was surprised at the chew of the barley. It gave the dish a little more weight and made the course more filling. Their play with textures was good with each dish too, varying from chewy, crunchy and smooth. I'm not a massive fan of dairy because of its heaviness, but the dishes did not use an excessive amount of cheese or diary products - just enough to provide a tangy and sharp taste.
It was a nice quiet setting - perfect for a date.
The waiters were all very knowledgable and the service was very good.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu
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 (Charleston)·Dined on February 8, 2018

This place is just perfect! The food was elegant. Derek and Nick were superb in service and the dishes didn’t disappoint

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Wine paired nicely with food, each course was unique and delicious, service attentive and well informed, romantic date atmosphere, loved the music

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 26, 2018

The secret door to the dining room is neat. The atmosphere is fine, but quite loud as the tables are close to each other. I guess they try to fit as many tables as possible in the room. If you sit next to the kitchen, you would be able to be see how they prepare the food. The value for the food is average. It’s like you get what you pay for. The food is mostly earth tone in colors, not very appealing. On one dish, they cover 90% of ingredients with a huge black blob which turns out to be quite salty. Overall taste for the dishes is bland. Wine paring is above average. I would come back here just for wines.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Our experience at The Pass was nothing short of amazing. The food was outstanding, and the service was impeccable. We did the wine and cocktail pairings along with our tastings, and it was such a fun and enjoyable dinner. Also, the ambience was perfect - not too quiet, not too pretentious, just perfect. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone and everyone looking for an upscale dining experience!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 20, 2018

We enjoyed every course! My partner ordered a glass of wine off the menu and I took the pairings--this gave us a chance to share a bit without having too much. The wines paired beautifully and were very different from each other. After, with a little browsing, I found that several were quite difficult or impossible to buy even online, without ordering internationally. So a great chance to try new tastes. Service was courteous, very well-informed, patient with questions, efficient but unhurried. Great team effort.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Our experience was wonderful as always, with beautiful ambiance, excellent service, and amazing , creative servings that were far more surprising and tasty than the menu could describe!

Tags: Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 13, 2018

We had a wonderful time! The food was excellent, the drink pairings were spot-on, and the service was impeccable. Definitely a treat to be savored.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 13, 2018

We have been before and had an excellent experience, so our expectations were high. This time we invited extended family, and ended up being embarrassed in front of them by our service. We asked a question about the possibility of changing some of the menu items for our daughters who decided to join us last minute. We were simply curious if it was a possibility, and would have been fine if he just said it wasn’t possible. But, the manager responded very rudely. He approached our table and said: “it appears you are confused by our service here... we can put you in our other restaurant if this menu doesn’t suit you”. It was said in an aggressive manner and my sister-in-law almost reprimanded him on the spot, but we convinced her not to due to the fact that we were trying to celebrate my husbands 50th birthday. It really cast a shadow on the entire evening, and on our memory of our first experience there... which had been wonderful. I won’t be able to recommend The Pass anymore.

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 (Houston)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Fabulous food and service. The whole experience was orchestrated to fully respect and appreciation the art of dinning. The use of amazing ingredients masterfully developed to create unique flavors and wonderful dishes.

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 (Houston)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Our third anniversary celebrated at The Pass. They always surprise and delight with their creative use of ingredients and presentation. Wine pairings are great and usually something we have never tried. Very comfortable setting and the service is excellent and friendly. Our 5 course meal paired with wines was $105 per person which was a bargain given the quality, service and atmosphere. We are big fans. Definitely will return for our next anniversary.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Romantic
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 31, 2017

For a New Year's Eve dining, they were ON.
(Most NY Eve's are extreme disappointments!)
6 of the 7 courses were fabulous (skip the squab, tough, and tasteless)
Even with one course miss the other 6 were unique and extremely flavorable.
Still one of the best in Houston for fine dining.
Excellent, knowledgable service.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Outstanding. Top notch dining in a minimalistic, beautiful and peaceful atmosphere. Unintrusive, superior service that is simultaneously impressive and unpretentious. Don't wait to experience this gem.

Tags: Notable Wine List, People Watching, Good Vegetarian Options, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Second visit to this restaurant. Both times to celebrate Anniversary. Very nice atmosphere and ambience and service very attentive but food not quite as delicious as 1st time around. On the tasting menu, two of the five dishes were great but the other three not quite knock your socks off tasting (at least not these socks).

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Beautiful setting, love the styling, good atmosphere. The staff tries very hard, plenty of staff, would not say greatest service ever though.
Really like not having too much choice. There's a meat/fish tasing menu and a vegetarian menu. Can expect the kitchen to focus their efforts on a few things only and have the best quality and results. I thought 4 of the 5 courses were very good, loved the ravioli filled with pork, but thought the first course, the shrimp, was unworthy and below par (simply said, one gulf shrimp, cut in 4 and a few sauce dots placed around it) and a underwhelming start of the dinner.
I would give them another try depending on the courses offered and I would also be tempted to try the vegetarian option. Nevertheless a very refreshing 'European' experience as an alternative to the abundance of steak, BBQ and mexican restaurants we end up at too often.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Hadn't been in maybe a year. Was pleasantly surprised that pricing was more reasonable - in fact, a bargain. $65/head + optional $40/head for wine or beverage pairing.

You can select the protein or slightly smaller veg tasting menu. All 4 of us chose the former. All the food was creative and tasty. Service very good.

Only down was slow on cocktails and 2 of the 4 were not up to par (the waiter said "no one has ever ordered that before" - that was a clue).

Place was almost packed but you could still converse.

A very enjoyable meal and certainly in the top 10 dining spots in Houston.

Tags: Casual, Hot Spot, Authentic, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies
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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Phenomenal food, atmosphere and service.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Wonderful staff, cool table location,very special night !

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 (Austin)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Wonderful holiday dinner with friends. Very accommodating of various food allergies and every course was impeccable. I will definitely return!

Tags: Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 21, 2017

We went to The Pass for our wedding anniversary. It did not disappoint! The food was fantastic and paired really well with the wine suggestions!

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Outstanding!

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on December 16, 2017

The Pass remains one of our favorite restaurants to celebrate special occasions! We love an extended menu of exquisite dishes with paired wines (quite hard to find in Houston!). Our server was very accommodating when we asked to leave some time in between the different courses, that was great! After all these years, still the same point of criticism: it would be so nice if you would serve some amuse-bouches with the champagne! It would make a great meal closer to perfection! One other disappointment: we added the cheese option to our menu ($15/person), but that turned out to be a lot of bread with only one small piece of cheese...

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Good Vegetarian Options, Seasonal
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 (South Dakota)·Dined on December 9, 2017

My husband and I took a work colleague and his wife to dinner as a thank you for a very large favor. The food was incredible, and proven so as one in our party is a less adventurous eater, and was won over to new experiences with each dish. The service was exceptional from the moment we arrived until we left--truly one of the best meals we have had in our lives. At the high cost, it won't be a regular stop for us, but if you're looking for a special experience and incredible quality, you won't be disappointed.

Tags: Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 7, 2017

We loved every minute, from the champagne cart to the dessert. We added a cheese course. The wine pairing was superb and the service perfect.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, People Watching
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Excellent interesting tasting menu and superb service

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 28, 2017

First time here and it was amazing!

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 15, 2017

The Pass is hands down the spot to go for a classy date night or celebrating a special occasion. The atmosphere, the food, the service... it will simply not disappoint. Very romantic!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Great place to eat some of the best food Houston has to offer. You can feel the chefs love for food.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Outstanding tasting menu. Braised ribs were the BEST ever.

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 4, 2017

EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE AND ENJOYABLE EXPERIENCE. ALWAYS A SPECIAL MEAL

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 19, 2017

The Tasting Menu was outstanding so is the wine pairing. Great choices of by the glass wine and champagne. We will definitely go back.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Fun, Organic
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Great food, great service. Only downside: we were erroneously charged for 2 items on our bill that we did not order/receive (a cheese course and a shot of vermouth), and we overheard a similar mixup with the couple sitting next to us as well.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Seasonal, Good for a Date
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on October 13, 2017

I did like the atmosphere, but the portions are extremely small. After dining in The Pass I had to go to another restaurant to eat. I'm only 140 pounds and I was still hungry!

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 (Adelaide / SA)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Beautiful restaurant with excellent service! The wine paring was nice. The food was delicious but not exceptional. Would definitely return in the future.

Tags: Cozy, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 5, 2017

You haven’t lived life until you have eaten here!!!! 5 courses of pure unadulterated heaven. Vegetarian is amazing!!!

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vip
 (Manitoba)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Reservation was booked over 2 weeks in advance, yet we were forced to wait over 45 mins for our table and even with that it took 3 separate requests to finally get to our table. Additionally, when we checked in right on time, we were told that they were just setting up our table and that it would take a few minutes, which ended up being over 45 mins. No explanation given for wait other than they were busy and no concessions made. I've been here several times over the years and it has become more and more pretentious as the food has worsened. We will will never go back.

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 (Houston)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Upscale dining presented and served by friendly staff. Posh but not snooty. We took Mom for her 84th birthday. She really enjoyed the evening. Said she felt like she was someone important!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 14, 2017

I cannot express in any form what this restaurant will do for your life. Took three new people and they were speechless. Literally. The food is that amazing. Always get the vegetarian. Do yourself a favor.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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