Vinoteca Poscol

4.8
254 reviews
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$30 and under
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Poscol opened in April of 2009, by world-renowned Chef Marco Wiles. Named after the street in Chef Marco's home town in Italy, Poscolle translates into "after the hill" and now marks the third latest restaurant to be opened by the Wiles Restaurant Group. With the focus on it's Italian wine selections and small Italian bites, it is consdered a typical wine bar that can be found on the streets of Venice.
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OT
Houston
9 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We came to celebrate my son’s first birthday this week. As always, the food and service was delicious. Everyone was also very sweet to my little boy and they even brought out a little cake for him at the end. Thank you!

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LG
Houston
12 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was an awesome dining experience! The food, service and ambiance couldn’t have been better!

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AD
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love this restaurant! The food is delicious! The meat and cheese boards are amazing! The wine is always good and reasonably priced (considering how much most restaurants will charge you).

Highly recommend!! One of our favorites in Houston!

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MG
Houston
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

This was our second visit and we tried new things on the menu. Everything we have tasted has been delicious. Great atmosphere and hands down the best sautéed okra I have ever had.

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g
Denver
16 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is consistently great... food is fantastic, ambiance is cozy and servers are attentive and friendly.

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KB
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had great experience at Poscol. Every dish we had was steaming hot and delicious. The wine selection was spectacular!

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BT
Charleston
6 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful homemade pasta; outstanding warm cod appetizer to spread on toast. Waiter was perfect; very helpful without being over-attentive.

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J
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 4

Not checked in on open table

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S
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Go there mainly for the ambiance, but also good food and good service. Flatbread and wine is a great way to start. Main dishes and sides are always good. Haven't tried anything but the dates and mascarpone for dessert - it is fantastic.

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D
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I have been twice and have been very impressed both times. The food is not overly complicated, but there are nuances that separate and elevate the dishes over similarly cooked things at other restaurants. Service was very attentive and prices reasonable.

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OT
Houston
7 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always delicious

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C
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 3

Honestly - the should be trained NEVER to clear a plate until everyone at the table is finished, unless a patron asks. This is standard practice at good restaurants. It is so rude to start clearing the table when someone is still eating. It ruins the conversation flow and put the people still eating under pressure. Train the staff to do things the proper way.

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IZ
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 4

Service, food, and wine were exceptional as usual. Dining room was so loud we could barely hear each other. Yes there was a loud table of young women but they were far from us and even when they were quiet, the room was too noisy. I wish they would open the upstairs during the week since it’d mitigate the noise level. I see they put acoustic tile on the ceiling but it doesn’t help. This is the third time I’ve been with friends and we’ve had to scream at each other to hear one another. I won’t be back during the week. It’s just not a good experience even though the food is to die for. The chairs are very uncomfortable as well. Maybe sit at the bar where it’s less noisy but that’s not the same... oh well. Same issue with Dolce Vita down the street so I guess Marco doesn’t care, know, or know what to do, I dunno. Peccato...

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t
Houston
87 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always reliable. Always good. Fish cooked perfectly. The charcuterie was fantastic, obviously deli quality, not something you get from a grocery store. They make their own bresaola. We love Poscol's.

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K
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food with a lot of flavor; intimate setting for a romantic date night

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d
Houston
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 2

Thought that food was a little overpriced. Wasn't happy with the young waitperson. He seemed to have a problem when I asked him to clean the table between the salad and the entree.
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SA
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this place. Neighborhood essential. Highly recommend! Foods great and the ambiance is very cozy. Always a great eclectic crowd.

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K
Houston
10 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We have always enjoyed meals at Poscol, the food is akways amazing and service great. Such a treat- we took my mom in kaw for her bday, she loved everything !

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P
Houston
7 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This is my favorite trattoria in Houston and for anyone we invite it immediately becomes theirs. Poscol is also a salumeria with a delicious variety of dry meats and cheeses, just writing about it makes me crave for it. Poscol is my little piece of Italy in Houston.

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OT
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Favorite in the neighborhood

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MW
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We always love our meals here and last night was no exception!

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h
Houston
52 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful neighborhood restaurant. Wonderful service and food!!

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FD
Houston
69 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always good,always friendly

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OT
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding food reasonable prices get service

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MH
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Poscol never disappoints! I have eaten here numerous times over the past 10 years, and the food and service are consistently excellent. One of my very favorite restaurants in Houston.

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ML
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

An absolutely incredible experience!
The menu options were perfect; plenty to choose from but not overwhelming.
The noise level was a bit intense but it did not take away from the great time my wife and I had. We will definitely return.

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DL
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

There are soooo many tasty treats on the menu. And it's very affordable for the quality. Love the comfy atmosphere. Service is super! It's our favorite restaurant in Houston.

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P
Houston
14 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I visited Vinoteca Poscol for our anniversary.
small and quiet, it was just what we were looking for for this occasion.
every food item we ordered was beautiful and delicious.
service was attentive, friendly, and excellent.
prices were very, very reasonable ... i would say quite the bargain for the quality.
we definitely enjoyed our visit and will happily return.

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OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Every plate we ordered was delicious. The pheasant pasta was absolutely spectacular. We will be back.

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JR
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a perfectly cozy place for a great get together with friends. Amazing food, great service, and a very elevated menu with a truly down-to-earth vibe.

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RK
Dallas
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing! Consistently delicious! We've been numerous times with each time exceeding our expectations!

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DB
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

Really enjoyed the meat and cheese plate, great wine. Food was just ok. Prosciutto shrimp were over cooked, artichokes were bland. Will order different next time.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great romantic and easy dining experience w gluten free options that are hard to come by w Italian.

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SM
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was a special find and one I will visit often when in Houston! I had the pheasant with pasta and it was unbelievable!

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CV
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

AS always delicious but a bit disappointing because they didn't have the tagliatelle which is why I come to Poscol for

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t
New England
9 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

My first time in their new location. The bread to start off with is still the same, and the best in the business. Lucky for me, the rest of their menu too continues to be well above par. On wine their markup should be a little less (IMOH), but the choices are OK. Although I am always hoping they go for smaller and organic/natural producers rather than the factory wines, when they choose their dolcettos, barberas, and barolos.

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CK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Such a hidden gem. The food was fantastic
The staff was incredible
It’s a must go to

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WJ
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing service, great wine list. Lots of small plates to be able to share! We had some nice meat selections and then did some of the small plates, calamari, pheasant with pasta (AMAZING), and polenta with mortadella. It was all super yummy. And the service was some of the best I have had in Houston. Very attentive, polite and offered suggestions that were delicious and not the most expensive things on the menu. Oh, and it was NYE! It was great!

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NK
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food! Wonderful service! Awesome place overall!!

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OT
Houston
43 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was outstanding. Service was excellent. Convenient location in the heart of Montrose. Ambiance was very comfortable and nice.

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