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About Red & White Wine Bistro

10/3/2017 - WE ARE OPEN! PLEASE CONTACT US FOR RESERVATIONS! It’s all about the food as the Houston Rockets blast off for the 2016-2017 season. Hold on for a culinary adventure as Levy Restaurants takes your taste buds on a delicious ride. The Red & White Wine Bistro, located on the Arena’s lower suite level, features vaulted ceilings and hardwood floors. Guests can indulge in the very best contemporary cuisine, including our extensive dessert experience. The bar is flanked by two 1500 bottle wine towers offering an array of popular vintages and little-known treasures from around the world.

Each game the Red & White Wine Bistro offers a spectacular “Chef’s Table” buffet featuring a variety of world cuisines, an assortment of delectable desserts, and other special items for $42.95. Kids age 6 thru 12 eat for half price $19.95.

Toyota Center
1510 Polk Street
Houston, TX 77002
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
American, European, Asian

Hours of Operation:
Red & White Wine Bistro is open for Rockets' games & other select Toyota Center events. Please call for details.

Can't find a time slot you want? Call the restaurnat and see if we have any availability in our VIP banquet room?

Cross Street:
LaBranch

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(713) 758-7534

Website:
http://www.redandwhitewinebistro.com/

Parking Details:
Tundra garage is adjacent to the Toyota Center as are several public garages & "park & lock" lots near the arena.

Executive Chef:
Eddie Romero

Private Party Facilities:
Red & White Wine Bistro offers a private banquet room accommodating up to 250 guests.

Private Party Contact:
Marilyn Charrier: (713) 758-7448

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Red & White Wine Bistro Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.1

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

80% would recommend it to a friend

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Fit for Foodies (1)
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Date with my wife.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Been here plant of times for Rockets games. Our waiter this visit was very professional and checked on us throughout our visit. The only I would ask to improve are the deserts.

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 12, 2017

the food being served to the patrons was horrific! You have the highest based clientele coming
to your eatery, paying big money and the food, by everyones comments was abysmal. With Landry's now involved we expect improvements ---period.
My wife liked the cheese!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

The quality of the food has not been as good as previous years-surprising since Landry’s has taken over food service. Hopefully it will improve since we love eating here before the rockets games.

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great service great food

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·Dined on November 10, 2017

It was my wife and I 1st time to the Bistro and it was more than we expected! Great seats and food! We had never been there before and our server, Nicole, was very helpful and was around when we needed her. With the game going on, you would think it would be super loud however it was not. We are already planning our next date night when the Spurs come to town!

Tags: Fun, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Healthy, Comfort Food, Live Sports, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 10, 2017

One negative comment - the prime rib was still moving - way beyond rare.

Tags: Special Occasion, Live Sports, Casual
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·Dined on November 9, 2017

I earned Rockets points and redeemed them for dinner for 2 at the Red & White Wine Bistro. My friend and I enjoyed a great dinner before the Rockets game. The food was delicious, and the service was great!

Tags: Live Sports, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Fun
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·Dined on November 6, 2017

Prior to tonight, I had not eaten at the restaurant in about 3-4 years. In the past, I ate there as part of my birthday celebration before watching my favorite team compete. Tonight, I ate there to celebrate my wedding anniversary before the game. I was hoping to enjoy more fresh seafood entrees like in the past, but that was not the case. We thoroughly enjoyed the shrimp & grits dish but felt the gumbo tasted like it was poured from a can. The other seafood dish was cooked in a sauce that made it taste & look like a store bought frozen seafood dinner. We enjoyed the poultry dishes, grilled veggies and rice dishes. Neither of us eat the other meats on the menu that night but they looked delicious. We enjoyed the dessert and fruit variety and my husband really enjoyed the anniversary gift pictured below. The service was great and the staff are friendly. I would have given this dining experience 5 stars if all 3 seafood entrees tasted better or more fresh seafood entrees were offered.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Live Sports, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Great Service!!!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 23, 2017

excellent venue for dining before a rockets basketball game. food quality is good for a buffet. service has always been friendly but still professional. have been there many times and will continue to go if the food and service continues to be high

Tags: Happy Hour, Live Sports, Good for Groups
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 23, 2017

The Bistro was really nice & the new items from Brenners were a plus!!! Will definitely be back!

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 (Houston)·Dined on May 11, 2017

The service is fantastic. Will done here for future Rockets games at Toyota Center.

Tags: Fun, Notable Wine List, Live Sports
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 (Houston)·Dined on May 11, 2017

Levy's needs to up the service ante at this great pre-game venue. Eddie Romero (sp?) chef does an amazing job creating delicious and very healthy salads and entres, but service is lacking at peak times due to lack of personnel. very slow to bring beverages wine and the check....in a buffet atmosphere, this should not happen. Need more servers at game time. Or additional personnel to provide beverage service at peak times.

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 (Houston)·Dined on May 7, 2017

I wish they would have a No Saggy Pants signage around the Buffet Tables. This would really make it more palatable when getting your food. Or this should be common knowledge when eating in a Resturant not wanting to see someone else's underwear. I would think this is a health violation, and would appreciate staff to do their part and cleaning this up.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on May 7, 2017

Always good! One of the best buffets around. Great selection

Tags: People Watching, Live Sports
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 (Houston)·Dined on May 7, 2017

The food is always interesting and will meet the expectations given the price & location. The service, however, consistently seems to fail to anticipate the need to get bills out to tables in advance of the rush to seats when game time comes. Twice in a row, I have been late to tipoff because of an extraordinarily long wait for a bill to be delivered and a credit card to be run. I sent the rest of my party ahead, so the pain was minimized, but I would think the whole staff should be instructed to ask if tables are ready to pay 15-20 minutes before game start.

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 (Houston)·Dined on May 7, 2017

Rockets game with friends

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on April 19, 2017

Excellent buffet with a wide variety of foods. Good ambiance.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Houston)·Dined on April 12, 2017

The food and service were first class. My client from Turkey was thoroughly impressed.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Great Beer, Live Sports
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 5, 2017

Best dining option in Toyota Center. Jerry was an excellent wait staff.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Kid-friendly, Comfort Food, Fun, Live Sports, People Watching, Casual
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 (Houston)·Dined on March 24, 2017

I have been to the Red and White Bistro on several occasions. The atmosphere is a great sports feeling and the variett of food choices was outstanding. I'll definitely be going back very soon.

The hostess was very accommodating and our waitress was too.

Tags: Outstanding Value, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Live Sports, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Houston)·Dined on March 24, 2017

This is the 3rd time I have reserved a table for a Rockets game ad every experience has been terrific. I love the fact that at each game there were different menus. I don't know if things were added each time, but it seems like there were new things like the Mable Slab, that I didn't see the last time. Excellent Food, Excellent Service, Great Environment!!!!!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Tasting Menu, Live Sports, Outstanding Value, Fun, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups
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 (Houston)·Dined on March 15, 2017

Great place to eat before the Rocket's game. It's a beautiful buffet with lots of food choices.

Tags: People Watching, Live Sports, Tasting Menu
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 (Houston)·Dined on March 12, 2017

Mark Holley was a pleasant surprise! A marked improvement over the usual fare. Holley's made the evening worth the visit.

Tags: Casual
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 (Houston)·Dined on March 12, 2017

Great Service!

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 (Houston)·Dined on March 12, 2017

Always a great place to have a solid meal before a game!

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on March 8, 2017

Fun place with good food, always a favorite for entertaining friends or customers

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 (Houston)·Dined on March 4, 2017

This is the perfect place to eat before a Houston Rockets game. You can watch players warming up and eat a healthy meal. Since food is served buffet style, the amount of time needed for dining is completely flexible. The Chef provides a variety of dining options every game!!! The wait staff is phenomenal as they are willing to pour your drink in a cup that can be taken to your seat as you watch the game. Perfect place for people watching!!!

Tags: Good for Groups, Spicy, Paleo Friendly, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Bar Seating, Gluten Free Options
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 (Houston)·Dined on March 4, 2017

Atmosphere is nice but the food is average at best for the cost. The food is not flavorful and not always warm and the choices are lacking. Clearly not as good as it has been in past years.

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 (Houston)·Dined on February 15, 2017

I think it is one of the best buffets in Houston. Selection is good. You will always get a choice of several different and excellent salads and fruits, at least one fish dish,along with some type of pasta, beef, pork, and poultry dish, some sort of appetizer, and a large dessert bar. Quality is typically excellent, along with unique twists on the standard fare mentioned above. Service can be a bit uneven, and it is hard to get into the restaurant due to occasional problems with the reservation list, and a Security staff not always accommodating. Great place to go eat when you are interested in more than a burger, dog, and nachos.

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 (Houston)·Dined on February 11, 2017

Everything rxcellent

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on February 11, 2017

They gave me a great table. Good view of the court and game. Great spread and buffet. It's a little pricey but worth it for the convenience to the game.

Tags: Business Meals, Fun, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, People Watching, Hot Spot, Scenic View
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 (Houston)·Dined on February 7, 2017

Had the buffet before Rockets game. Quality of food is terrible. Selection was good but steak was tough, pasta no flavor, and pork loin was not worth eating. If quality was good I would eat here before every event I see at Toyota Center since it is so convenient. Not worth the $42 for buffet. GET BETTER QUALITY FOOD!

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 (Houston)·Dined on February 3, 2017

Fun, friendly staff and great food. We had fun watching the game from the our seats as we ate our dessert.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Late-night Find, Scenic View, Happy Hour, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great Beer, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Houston)·Dined on February 3, 2017

Service was a little slow for wine and even water. I think our server was doing the best she could, but the restaurant was understaffed. In addition, Yao Ming had a celebration going on. I think his party was getting the most attention.

Tags: People Watching, Tasting Menu, Business Meals
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 (Houston)·Dined on February 2, 2017

Very good entries, salads, deserts. Service was outstanding and very friendly. Enjoyed it very much.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Comfort Food, Scenic View, Fun
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 20, 2017

Very disappointed that the staff wouldn't allow us to sit at the side by side area facing the game. The Resteruant was not half full. It was actually pretty empty. Even after half time when we asked to sit just a few steps lower to the totally empty area.

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on January 20, 2017

The hostess put us in a back room with blank walls and no view. She blamed Open Table (even though the link is from the restaurant's website) and late reservations for the seating location, and she had a bad attitude toward me when I brought this to her attention. We were never informed that this was the seating location to be, and this was SUPER disappointing. When trying to entertain guests from out of town for business and show them the nice stadium, this room could have been any "blank" room in the country. I entertain guests and make recommendations quite a bit, but this experience sores me on Red & White Wine Bistro.

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 (Houston)·Dined on January 13, 2017

The food was not as good as it has been in the past, we were there for a special occasion very disappointed. The steak was dry and over done, the desserts was not appetizing at all.

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