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Volare Italian Restaurant

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102 S Ross St, No where, Brenham, TX 77833-6200
979-836-1514
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 60
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food

Volare Restaurant has been around for at least 10 years in Brenham. It is housed in a "saltbox" style building, which we don't usually think of housing an Italian restaurant. But, the food is very Italian and very tasty. They have a surprisingly well stocked wine selection and have managed to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
buddamom
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Brenham, Texas
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Dessert
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134 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is a wonderful Italian Restaurant in downtown Brenham, Tx.. They offer a broad selection of freshly prepared dishes and a large selection of wines. The wines seem a bit over priced to me... The staff are courteous and attentive and made relevant recommendations on our meal and wine choices. I would consider this a $$$ restaurant since two entrees,... More 

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Brenham, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We were excited about visiting Volare's as we had heard the food was good; however, we were very disappointed in our dining experience. The salad that was served had brown edges around the lettuce. Our entrees were a pasta in Alfredo sauce which had zero, not some, zero seasoning. My husband ordered pollo parmigianna which the chicken must have been... More 

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Brenham, Texas
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Volare Restaurant has been around for at least 10 years in Brenham. It is housed in a "saltbox" style building, which we don't usually think of housing an Italian restaurant. But, the food is very Italian and very tasty. They have a surprisingly well stocked wine selection and have managed to turn the saltbox style interior into a chic Italian... More 

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Kountze
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This restaurant was recommended by our innkeeper at the Murskie Homestead. The menu was varied and the food was delicious. It was a decidedly upscale experience without outrageous prices.

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Mundford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Loved the ravioli di formaggio and pollo parmiggiana extremely tasty and well made, some of the younger staff seemed a little clueless however I understand that everyone has to start somewhere. Overall a great atmosphere with polite staff and good food.

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

A disappointment, even after recommendation! Celebrating a late Dec. wedding anniversary in Jan. & a lover of great Italian; Volare sadly was a disappointment. The Calamari appetizer was served semi-cold, no seasoning & chewy. The bread basket came before the house side salad-the rolls were warm & the salad fresh & crunchy. Main course-lacking of flavor, warmth & appearance. Tried... More 

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Brenham, Texas
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Had the rib eye steak and shared a bottle of Jordan Cabernet. Wonderful dinner with my wife and good friends.

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Brenham, Texas, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I have had 1 out of 3 good experiences at this restaurant in less than a year. The first time, my friend and I were the only people there during our lunch. The second time I went to apply for a job there and I waited for over an hour just to be greeted. Too busy to actually come to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

While in Texas for the week before thanksgiving, we visited Volare twice with family. Being locals they gave me some selection advice which I duly ignored and went for the Pollo Parmigiana, looking for something like I favoured back home in Australia. Unfortunately it was rather bland and dry, so not overly impressed. But my rating is 4 stars ???... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The food and service were good at this Italian resteraunt. I also liked the fact that the wine list gave you the option to purchase half-bottles.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 102 S Ross St, No where, Brenham, TX 77833-6200
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Brenham
  • Phone Number: 979-836-1514

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?