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About Red & White Wine Bistro

The Sterling Vineyards Red & White Wine Bistro at the Toyota Center is the perfect place to watch your Houston Rockets while enjoying some of the city’s finest cuisine.

Every game night, we create a spectacular “Chef’s Table” buffet featuring a variety of cuisines from Levy Restaurants with features from the Landry’s Group of restaurants, all for just $42.95 per adult. Kids ages 6 through 12 eat for only $19.95. Our full bar is flanked by two wine towers offering a robust selection of popular wines and an extensive assortment of liquor and beer.

Conveniently located on the arena’s lower suite level on the south side of the arena, just below the Toyota Tundra parking garages’ Sky Bridge, The Sterling Vineyards Red & White Wine Bistro offers a unique and affordable dining experience for Rocket’s fans!

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

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4.0

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4.3

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4.3

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3.7

Noise

Moderate

86% would recommend it to a friend

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined 2 days ago

The greatest service staff in town!!!
Every need was met and a wonderful time was had by all!

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·Dined 4 days ago

Overall foods was good. Even though chicken and pork foods looked so dry. They seemed like any corner restaurant food. I didn’t even get any. However, my daughter got a piece of pork and she wasn’t finished.
Environment was good and the hostess and waitress were so friendly.

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·Dined 4 days ago

Outstanding customer loved the view from the dining area, food and service was fantastic
Overall a great night out 5 stars in my book

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Kid-friendly, Hot Spot
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 (Houston)·Dined 4 days ago

Great variety of food and the service is terrific. Great place to eat before Rockets game.

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on January 10, 2018

I love this buffet. The best of any in town on selection. You can actually eat healthy here for a buffet. A little overpriced for value. My biggest complaint is the desserts and coffee. Some of us don’t drink alcohol and if you are going to charge me $5.00 for a cup of coffee, make it fresh. Frankly coffee and tea should be free. But I expect better from a Fertitta restaurant—fresh coffee and cream. Also put a microwave out there or quit over baking your famous chocolate chip cookies. They are too hard.

I am a partial season ticket holder and love this place. But it is the small things that bother me.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Hot Spot
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 5, 2018

As expected.

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 (London)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Steak was undercooked and selection of food was less than available on previous visits.

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on January 4, 2018

The staff was the greatest

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 (Houston)·Dined on January 1, 2018

This reservation was for a New Year's Eve dinner. The Rockets game began at 6 pm (one hour earlier than usual start time). Our reservation was for 7:30 pm. Our expectation was to dine and watch the second half of the game from the restaurant.
We arrived early - 7:15. Our table wasn't ready. Ok, no big deal because we were early. We were seated on time. Our waiter came to our table at 7:40 and took a drink order and delivered plates.
We could tell that the staff was already beginning to clear tables as we went for our initial course. After finishing our salad we went for a second course by 7:50 and already much of the food had been cleared. The prime rib was being carted away. We had to stop the server and ask him to cut us a piece before he took it away. We did get other meats and sides at 7:50.
All desserts (in fact all food) was completely cleared before 8:00 pm.
Our waiter, Harold, was kind enough to go back to the kitchen and bring a plate of desserts to our table.
We really feel short changed on this meal. It was our intent to have a leisurely buffet as we watched the second half of the game. Instead we had to wolf down our food as quickly as possible to try and get the second course before the food was put away. It appears to me that the Red and White Bistro is operated as if it is a Toyota Center concession stand, with the food being put away before the end of the third quarter. I am guessing that because it was New Year's Eve, the staff wanted to get away early to go to parties.
Why offer a reservation at 7:30 if the food is going to be put away before 8:00? As I said, this was a special occasion. Had we known this was going to happen we would have left Toyota Center and gone to an outside restaurant.
Our waiter, Harold tried his best for us and we appreciate that. The food was great, I just wish we had had more time to enjoy it.
We won't make this mistake again!

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 (Houston)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Short staffed
Waited 15 minutes and had a reservation
Greeted after five minutes of waiting
Several tables not cleaned off
Meat too pink
Ran out of cobbler at 6:15pm n reservation at 6pm so very disappointed
Food not warm
Ice cream was given out n waited in line but one scoop only as running low
This was news years eve and I expected more from the Rockets and Landry owner as I have eaten here before and never experienced this not great service and food

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Our waiter did his best he could working 3 sections because 2 other servers called in SICK. It took a lot of time to receive plates and water from the waiter. I think some of the hostess should of helped out with drinks and plates to customers instead of just walking around like zombies. We had one hostess that was doing the work of the other 3. The desserts were not up to par for being the Westin Hotel as the featured restaurant. Very plain and nothing special for a New Years Eve Service. Also, the ice cream ran out of Vanilla , only 2 scoops of butter pecan left and the ice cream looked like soft serve not scoops in a bowl. When I went to get my Prime Rib, they just brought out a New one, but for some unknown reason the chef wanted to give me the grizzle and fat from the last Prime Rib he served. I told him don't serve that to me. It seemed like no one was watching the serving lines to keep items up to capacity, or plates where you could find them. I've been a season ticket holder for 32 years, and have been eating in the RED/White since Toyota Center opened up. I guess they must of been short handed but I know Tillman wouldn't approve of the service or produce. Also, it seems after the first serving that some people don't leave their tables which makes it hard for people eating at the second service to get good tables. I was always told you had to leave after the early service. Maybe someones needs to remember that.

Tags: Fun, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

You need to upgrade some of your servers. She was forgetful and appeared to not have handle on her job. Servers set tone for dining. Bad server bad experience

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We have dined at the Red and White on New Years Eve for 6 years. The past couple of years we were disappointed both with the food choices and the service. But this year things were wonderful! New management has brought back the wonderful food as well as the outstanding service! It was a wonderful place to have dinner before enjoying the Rockets game. We highly recommend the Red and White!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on December 21, 2017

Food was great.. also get the watch the rockers play.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 21, 2017

I think for the price the variety of food should be better....sooo many vegetable choices and not enough meat choices....lastly the food was not hot...

Also saw a waiter stick his hands in the cherry's to put on top of somebody hot chocolate with whipped cream at the ice cream bar...

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Late-night Find, Good for Groups, Happy Hour, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Live Sports, Good for Birthdays
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Took a long time to get our drinks. Several mistakes by waitress. Food was Luke warm to cold. Beef was tough. I have dined several times over the past 5 years and the last few times haven’t been as good in food and service. Only advantage seems to be convenience but recommend a local restaurant outside then walk into games.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Party of 4 had a nice dinner before the Rockets game.

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·Dined on December 17, 2017

I've visited this restaurant several times in the past, and have never been dissappointed. This experience was not the same. The quality of the food and service has greatly diminished, and definitely not worth the price anymore. The selections were very few and far between, and the quality of the prime rib was absolutely horrible. The meat was so tough I could barely chew it. It's sad that restaurants like this still charge ridiculous prices but don't provide the same quality product. It should be illegal.

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Red & White used to be great. Excellent food choices - for anyone. And fresh, well made, food. Pasta, chicken, beef, salad - as healthy or saucy/salty/buttery as you wanted it. Now it is equivalent to a mid level casino free buffet. It is unfortunate. I don't care who owns the place but the only difference from previous years and now is Landry's. At first, we were told there would be only one Landry's "specialty" per buffet. Their food is slowly taking over. This past visit one of the serving dishes had only processed French fries from Bubba Gump's. The entire buffet was either fried, swimming in a butter/salt liquid or drenched in salad dressing. It is impossible to have a healthy meal here anymore. And the food quality has just gone down significantly. It is a shame as, despite the price, it was such an easy choice to eat there before Rockets games due to the food quality and location. Now, we decided after this last visit, that we will never go back. It's a shame. It makes no sense as Landry's knows how to operate better/fine dining as they have proven with Grotto, La Griglia and Vic and Anthony's. I'm not sure why Levy's Restaurants were so successful at Red & White but Landry's have not been. That's the only thing we see that has changed - the company names on the chef's uniforms. This past time it was just plain bad and jam packed with Landry's restaurant logos. It's just not worth trying anymore, especially at those prices.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 14, 2017

Tilman Fertitta has introduced some new dishes from his restaurants. Overall the food is better this year than previously.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 12, 2017

This was the perfect setup for my date and I . He really enjoyed watching the game as well as eating a great meal.

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·Dined on December 12, 2017

Waste of money. Mediocre food. Way overpriced. Won't ever return.

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on December 11, 2017

Great place to eat before the Rockets game. You can get in early and avoid the rush.

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Upon arriving the computer was down so it took a while to be seated, it was my wife's birthday so I had requested seating in special area. That didn't happen. Once seated me and my wife went to serve ourselves we came to our table which had used drinks and utensils on our table. before we sat down some had to come clean the table again.

Our waiter was awesome and the food was good. Not sure I would come back for a special occasion again.

Tags: Business Meals, Live Sports
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Meat was under flavored. Side dishes did not compliment the meat entrees well. Could see game well from where we sat.

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Awesome Food and Experience!!!

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Food could be better for price.

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Always fun but there has been a significant improvement with the new owner.

Tags: Scenic View, People Watching, Comfort Food, Fun
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Dining with out of town guests before the Rockets game, we enjoyed the food and the ambiance. Definitely would eat there again. Thanks!!

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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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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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 10, 2017

I have been dining here since it opened. The food use to be very good. The last few times, including this one, the food was below average. There was not a great variety and the vegetables that were placed out on one of the islands, were cold. The Rockets have a new owner that has made his fortune in the food business. If the food that is served at his restaurants is any indication of what the "Bistro" has to look forward to, i'll settle for a medium popcorn, and a small soda. When will some businesses learn that people will usually respond to the price of a meal in two basic ways. It was expensive, but the food was great, or ......but the food was bad. NEVER AGAIN!!

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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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