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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

4.6

service

4.9

ambience

4.8

value

4.4

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Quiet

94% would recommend it to a friend

Romantic (19)
Good for a Date (18)
Special Occasion (15)
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Fit for Foodies (15)
Creative Cuisine (13)
Quiet Conversation (12)
Tasting Menu (11)
Good for Anniversaries (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Notable Wine List (9)
Good for Birthdays (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Cozy (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Business Meals (3)
Fun (3)
Hot Spot (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Organic (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Neighborhood Gem (1)
People Watching (1)
Seasonal (1)
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 (Houston)·Dined 6 days ago

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 6 days ago

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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 (Houston)·Dined 6 days ago

Outstanding tasting menu. Braised ribs were the BEST ever.

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 5, 2017

EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE AND ENJOYABLE EXPERIENCE. ALWAYS A SPECIAL MEAL

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on October 20, 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 14, 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 14, 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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 (Manitoba)·Dined on September 30, 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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·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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 (Houston)·Dined on September 14, 2017

All three of us agreed that the meal we shared was one of the best we'd ever eaten. I last ate at the Pass during its first year, and that also is in my top five best meals ever. Everything about it was fantastic, from the food to the wine pairings to the service to the ambiance. Cannot recommend it highly enough.

Tags: Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 14, 2017

While I am a big fan of adventurous food pairings, most of the dishes here just did not work. They weren't bad, per se, except for may be one, but just unnecessarily over-engineered. But this restaurant has a tremendous potential.

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 20, 2017

My husband had been wanting to go to The Pass for a while. We decided to celebrate his retirement and went last weekend. He had 7 courses with wine pours and I had 6 with just a couple of glasses of my favorite wine. Each course was beautiful and the flavors were excellent, including the ones that were new to us. There was an expected delay between courses as the chefs were working very meticulously on each plate. It gave us an opportunity to chat a little with the couples seated around us, and that was nice. I said it was good for a date because you do get that extra time to chat and get to know someone better. The wait staff was knowledgeable and very attentive. All in all it was an excellent EXPERIENCE all around. I capitalized that because it's not just about the food -- it is definitely an experience, and as far as we were concerned, it was worth the price tag, which might be daunting to some. If you choose The Pass for date night, make sure it's a date you really want to invest in.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Went for dinner for a birthday celebration. They had the menu labeled "Happy Birthday". We had the tasting menu with the 3 add-on's. All of it was amazing! The food, the service, the presentation. Will defiantly plan on going back.

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 19, 2017

It was once again a wonderful experience the food is to remenda so wine pairing was awesome our service was second and none it's one of the top restaurants in Houston and I think it's going to be Alison Cook's number one restaurant in a few weeks

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 18, 2017

What an interesting and delightful meal. So glad we went. Service was impeccable, wines were paired perfectly, and the food was extraordinary. It is not just a meal, it is an experience.

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 (New England)·Dined on August 12, 2017

The Pass was great before. The move to pare down their tasting menu to five courses was a great decision. It allows them to focus on five courses versus nine. We opted for one of the additional courses, the hay-smoked pork loin, which was carved at the table. An excellent choice. The Pass is a great place to celebrate a special occasion.

Tags: Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on July 29, 2017

An excellent dining experience! One of the best tasting menus we've had. Superior attention to detail.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Special Occasion
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·Dined on July 27, 2017

Loved every minute and every taste. The sommelier was very knowledgeable and the wine list eclectic. The food was beautiful and delicious as was the sherry and the natural Spanish wine.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Organic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good Vegetarian Options, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion
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 (Houston)·Dined on July 23, 2017

The food and wines were perfectly paired. An amazing experience!

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 (Houston)·Dined on July 22, 2017

This was our 5th or 6th time at The Pass and so far we have enjoyed every meal here. Loved the summer menu. Wine parings are improving.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on July 21, 2017

Amazing experience. Food beyond expectations. Love "Passing" thru the door into The Pass side of the restaurant...nice touch. And pancake mix for the morning...way cool.

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 (Houston)·Dined on July 15, 2017

The experience and service at The Pass were truly outstanding, but I have to say, the food really didn't blow me away. It was incredibly creative, and very pretty to look at, but it fell short when it came to taste. Nothing was bad, necessarily; just not worth the hefty price tag, in my opinion. It was cool to go once, but I can't say that I'll be back any time soon.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine
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 (Houston)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Service is stellar. The pace moves faster now with the revamped menu and you can get in, seated, drinks ordered and 5+ course tasting menu started from start to finish in under 75 mins. Amazing new pace and quick work of the new menu, but same great food, presentation and services. Menu is seasonal, but very well done and tasty -- you leave filling full given the unique dishes that come out.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Great Value for a tasting menu! My wife and I went to The Pass on a date and loved it. We each had the 5 course omnivore tasting menu and added 2 more plates for us to share. We also had a wine pairing and a mixed beverage pairing between the two of us. The first course (King Crab) was creative and interesting, but was not as good as we had hoped. Everything went up from there. The flavors, textures and presentation of the following courses were great. We loved the Testo course (add on) and the trio of belly course. The drink parings we had were a lot of fun as well. Our wait staff was a lot of fun. They enjoyed talking to us about the dishes and the drink pairings which made the event even more enjoyable.

The Pass is a great value for a fun evening and dining experience. 5 unique dishes, 5 drinks, an attentive wait staff in a fun environment for $105/person. Highly recommend, and I do not know of another place like this in Houston, TX.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Local Ingredients
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 (Houston)·Dined on July 8, 2017

The food, service were outstanding! We have been here several times and this is the best meal since their opening menu

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Good for Groups, Authentic, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Worth the Drive
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 28, 2017

Great restaurant but poor service. I continue to be amazed and disappointed that even while dining, not everyone can be treated and served equally.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 24, 2017

The service and space were stellar, but the tasting menu left me wanting more. Each dish had a strong component, but the dishes as a whole were just a bit weak. I will definitely be returning however once the menu changes and give it another go!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Houston)·Dined on June 17, 2017

A lovely evening to celebrate a family birthday. Very inventive menu. The staff is superb. Very knowledgable. Always attentive. Be prepared for a leisurely meal of delicious multiple small plates - 5 courses + extra courses to order if you so choose. Quite high end but worth it for a very special evening.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (Dallas)·Dined on June 3, 2017

A simply fantastic experience from the starter champagne cart, 7 courses with impeccable pairings and a perfect selection of after dinner drinks. Will be in my list of memorable meals from someone who's enjoyed 3 Michelin stars across the globe.

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 (Houston)·Dined on June 3, 2017

This was our first visit to the restaurant but won't be the last. We did the tasting menu with wine pairing and added the supplemental courses. Even though I left incredibly full, I'm glad we did. The egg course was great but the gnocchi was probably my favorite course on the menu. The pace of the dinner started a little fast but slowed as we got through the first couple of courses. I prefer a slower meal so was appreciated. The deconstructed gazpacho was inventive and other course presentations were great. The wine pairing brought in some interesting options and complemented the courses well. Overall an enjoyable evening.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Tasting Menu, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Houston)·Dined on May 31, 2017

Still a dynamic and spectacular taste event. New 5 course option addressed issues of cost and too many courses. Folks need to return, enjoy, and savor!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine
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 (Houston)·Dined on May 27, 2017

2nd time and just as excellent as the 1st! Overall great experience! Thank you!

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 (Tulsa)·Dined on May 20, 2017

Fun setting, great service, interesting food. I'm a light eater and felt hungry, wish there was bread or something to graze on between the meals. Food was interesting and good overall but does not compare to any tasting menu I have had in NYC, so the quality and creativity could be kicked up a notch.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (New England)·Dined on May 16, 2017

I dined by myself - The service was outstanding and the food exceeded my expectations from presentation through taste.... A truly enjoyable experience all around.

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 (South Dakota)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Wonderful atmosphere and service, very elegant . Must try at least once! The "fish taco" absolutely superb

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 6, 2017

We went for a graduation dinner. It was fun and interesting but there wasn't any one dish that wowed me or that I'd ever order again. The wine pairings were interesting but only one of 6 wines was truly impressive. The service was great and it was a unique experience, but as a foodie, I was underwhelmed.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Houston)·Dined on May 6, 2017

An outstanding experience, start to finish. The prix fixe menu with optional courses was interesting and inventive, and the food first rate. Definitely for foodies, and a surprisingly good value. Drinks were not as well-priced, but overall, it was just a great meal. The servers were very helpful and personable. We will be back. A+.

Tags: Special Occasion, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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