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110 Vintage Park Boulevard, Suite P, Houston, TX 77070
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Ranked #1 of 7,312 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $80
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, International, Fusion
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Louetta
Description: How do we describe Peli Peli? In one word, FLAVOR! Peli Peli (also known as Piri Piri or Peri Peri), which means Bird's-Eye Chili, is a spice that was discovered by the Portuguese in the 15th Century on the plains of Southern Africa. The spice rapidly became popular when used to prepare sauces and marinades for chicken and seafood cuisine. Peli Peli's cuisine, known as South African Fusion, features authentic South African delicacies along with American steak, chicken and seafood favorites that are prepared in Chef Paul Friedman's South African style. This style includes marinades, seasonings and spices used in South African cuisine with Dutch, Portuguese and Asian influences. In addition to this amazing blend of innovative cuisine, guests entering Peli Peli will embark on a journey that will capture their heart, soul and belly and enjoy a culinary experience that they have never had before.
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Houston, Texas, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

One of the best restaurants in Houston. Our waiter, Patrick, was wonderful. Very friendly and attentive. I enjoyed his explanation of my entree "Table Mountain Filet". It was delicious with a creamy sauce. I also tried the Carrot Ginger Soup which has amazing flavors and spices that dance on your tongue. The atmosphere is wonderful. Please come and enjoy superb... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Pretty much everything about this place is awesome. Excellent steak prepared in interesting ways - our favorites are the Espetada and the Hugenot Filet. It's appropriate for a nice celebratory dinner, but we also enjoy coming here to start a night out with appetizers and drinks. Even simple appetizers like wings are phenomenal here, so this is our go-to when... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Great food and service are very important to us. We enjoyed our dining experience last night at Peli Peli. We not only had great food but excellent service as welll. Our waitress Mallory was very helpful in answering any questoins we had and the service she provided was friendly and efficient. We are looking forward to another meal at Peli... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Try their flavor of South Africa, you will find new definition of steak.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

I often stay in the area but for some reason I have never dined at Peli Peli, I was looking for something light to eat and passing by I popped in and immediately received a warm welcome and was guided to my table. That evening a bottle of wine was half price which was a pleasant surprise and surveying the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

My husband and I went to Peli Peli to celebrate our 15th wedding anniversary and we had the best time. Our waitress Latoya was exceptional she even serenaded us. The food is fantastic and sooooo flavorful. I love everything about Peli Peli!!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

Today my sister in law decided to go out for lunch and I decided I wanted to try something different and I was not disappointed. The food was marvelous, very well seasoned. Thomas G was the best server I have ever encountered in a restaurant. He is very knowledgeable of the restaurants moto. In the restaurant menu. You guys have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 NEW

Found this place on trip advisor and I have been ranting and raving about it since. Had a top notch dinner experience here with my two best friends. I had there popular dish that is presented with the beef skewered and hanging on top of you plate. It's a must! As well as their sticky toffee cake dessert. The service... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Excellant food and (somehow) even better service. Our waitress Sarah explained all of the dishes and told us the story of the restaurant. She was extremely friendly and kept us entertained. The food was amazing. I could go on and on, but really, you just need to go and try for yourself. Incredible flavors.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My wife and I went to Peli Peli for lunch. It is a unique restaurant with respect to food fare as well as ambience. Apart from the exotic menu choices, the most singular feature was the friendly attentiveness of the wait staff. We had no fewer than 4 waiters/support staff show up at our table answering questions and explaining preparation... More 

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Additional Information about Peli Peli

Address: 110 Vintage Park Boulevard, Suite P, Houston, TX 77070
Phone Number: 281-257-9500
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 80
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, International, Fusion

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