Vinoteca Poscol

4.7
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$30 and under
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Italian
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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4.7based on all time ratings
4.7
food
4.6
service
4.5
ambience
4.6
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vipkfaith
Houston
20 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff at Vinoteca Poscol are amazing!! Everyone can give you detailed information about each dish. The wine selection is vast and affordable. The staff never changes and know our family members by name.
It is very clean, has a relaxed energy with cool music and is one of my favorite restaurants not only in Houston but an overall gem. A MUST for foodies!! Vinoteca Poscol will not disappoint

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Regular
Houston
14 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, ambiance was awesome. Waiters perhaps too attentive. Cant wait to go back!

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ashleyv
Houston
9 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Our waiter was knowledgeable and nice. We did get the wrong appetizer served, but it was quickly remedied. His wine recs were great and the food tasty as always.

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vipGCHouston
Houston
9 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We love the value that Poscol provides. The food is outstanding and we always end up ordering more than we can eat!

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ReneG
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

LOVED this restaurant!! Excellent service and amazing food!!!

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ClaudiaV
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently deliscious food and outstanding service

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Sylvester
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The food is very good and is delivered quickly. Service is good and not obtrusive.

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CoreyC
Portland
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always one of our favorite places. Only a few months left in Houston, we will hit it up a few more times before we leave. Great place.

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vipAlvaro
Houston
14 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

We remember the old poscol. Unfortunately the food the wine and the service have certainly taken a turn for the worse. Nothing was bad, but nothing was worth going back for.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
35 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great spot for Italian wines and bites.

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1111
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This place is always a class act with great food and excellent service. Always a good experience.

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JoeH
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Vinoteca is now our new most favorite Italian restaurant in Houston. Our server was happy, professional and helpful, especially for us as first timers. We had the bruschetta, quail and pheasant... very nice wine list, all were outstanding!!! Cheers

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great dinner

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vipAngi
Houston
34 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall3food4service5ambience5

I will be going back but my husband was not crazy about the footd. He had the Osso Bucco and said he had to cut it, most places it falls off the bone. I loved the fish.

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vipkfaith
Houston
20 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ALWAYS have a wonderful dining experience at vinoteca poscol.
The staff knows us by name and takes the time to chat, help us try new dishes and make us feel at home.
We have never had a bad experience.
Simply Phenomenal!!

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vipecvino
Indiana
38 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely delicious and creative food at a reasonable price point!

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Love2Eat
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best gem for miles around. I hesitated about which “occasion“ box to indicate, as I I’ve found EVERY time I go, it is indeed a Special Occasion. From the nice valet, to the lovely ladies who greet you, the subtle and attentive support staff and the outstanding waiters, you will have a top-notch experience in the front of the house. And the FOOD?! Read the ingredients, because that’s exactly what you’re going to get: it’s simple, doesn’t need to be fussy when the quality is this good. They’re sometimes able to make small changes, but why bother? Study the Specials, they’re beautifully conceived and presented. Enjoy!

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
7 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Although we were the last order before close they were very hospital and the food was amazing. Will definately try them on a regular night

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KenS
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The food was excellent, and my wife and two boys loved what we ordered. The service was very good. The only negative is our table seemed aged and not well kept. A table cloth would have made it nicer.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service. Food was delicious. Very enjoyable experience!

OT
OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food here is phenomenal.

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EHou
Houston
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our early dinner was excellent, including suggestions from our waiter.

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vipJohnW
Houston
11 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We go to Poscol quite a bit and always have great experience. The food is outstanding especially the pasta and the fish (we always order the specials and are never disappointed) and the service is top notch.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience4

It was good. Just really loud.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
12 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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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vipLinGen
Houston
17 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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

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AbbyD
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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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MaryG
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

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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gcherch
Denver
16 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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

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KellyB
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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

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vipBarbaraT
Charleston
9 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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

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vipJ9618
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall2food3service3ambience4

Not checked in on open table

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Sherman
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

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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Derby
Montreal
4 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

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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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always delicious

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Christianne
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall4food5service2ambience3

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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IvanoZ
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall3food5service5ambience4

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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viptxchic
Houston
98 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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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Karla
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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

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davidw
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience2

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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Vinoteca Poscol is rated 4.7 stars by 279 OpenTable diners.