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Peli Peli

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American, Steakhouse, African, International, Fusion
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110 Vintage Park Boulevard, Suite P, Houston, TX 77070 (Louetta)
281-257-9500
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Peli Peli is the only South African fusion restaurant in Texas and the...
Peli Peli is the only South African fusion restaurant in Texas and the 2010 Click2Houston winner for Best Romantic Restaurant in Houston. Peli Peli is located at Vintage Park, a 100,000 square foot upscale lifestyle center that serves the communities in Northwest Houston (Hwy 249 & Louetta). Guests are invited to dine under Peli Peli's 30-foot tall, one-of-a-kind Acacia Tree and illuminated sky which creates an atmosphere perfect for romantic dinners and special occasions. Peli Peli also features avant-garde architecture, a spacious dining area, a Sunday brunch, full bar & lounge, a cozy, private dining room and an outdoor patio facing the Piazza. In addition to its awards for atmosphere (2009 Houston Press - Reader's Choice) and ambience (Best Romantic Bar and Music Venue - Citysearch 2009), Peli Peli is one of only a handful of restaurants in Houston that have been rated at least 4-stars on every online food and drink website.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Special occasions

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    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
AMAZING!

The first time I went to Peli Peli was on a business trip last fall. I loved everything so much that the next night I returned. Every time I travel to Houston on business I eat at Peli Peli. The food is spectacular especially the garlic steak and the South African steak samplers (I cannot... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Valerie-tf
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Eagle, Idaho
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
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Eagle, Idaho
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

The first time I went to Peli Peli was on a business trip last fall. I loved everything so much that the next night I returned. Every time I travel to Houston on business I eat at Peli Peli. The food is spectacular especially the garlic steak and the South African steak samplers (I cannot remember the name but it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Perfect dining experience tonight as always. Great staff and amazing food , would highly recommend. Josh and Andrew were great

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pelimanagement, Public Relations Manager at Peli Peli, responded to this review

Hi Jose, Thanks for you great review on TripAdvisor. We love hearing that our guest enjoyed themselves. We hope to see you back in the near future. Have a wonderful day! More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

My husband and I had such an amazing experience tonight at Peli Peli tonight! The atmosphere is so warm and enjoyable, excellent waitstaff and management, the food was superb and we couldn't have asked for a better experience, the manger (Josh Taylor) was beyond amazing to have coordinated with Chef Marvin ahead of time to create me my favorite dish... More 

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pelimanagement, Public Relations Manager at Peli Peli, responded to this review

Hi there Jackie! Thank you so very much for such a kind review of our restaurant! We are so pleased to hear when people enjoy it as much as you did. We definitely cannot wait to have you dine with us again! Thanks again, and have a terrific day! More 

The World
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We chose this restaurant for the reluctant birthday girl aka my sister as she had visited this once before and loved it. I was skeptical because as an avid traveller I have been hard pressed to find authentic food out of the native country. And as I am still to visit SA, I did not want this visit to ruin... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

My husband and I were only in Houston a few short days visiting a friend. We first ate dinner at Peli Peli's new location (the Galleria) and loved it so much, we decided to try out their original location the following day for lunch!! I had one of the best Caesar Salads I've had in a long time, along with... More 

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pelimanagement, Public Relations Manager at Peli Peli, responded to this review

Hi Kristin F, Thank you for your kind review! I'll make sure to pass along your wonderful praises to our staff at our morning meeting! Next time you're in Houston, make sure to come back and see us again! More 

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

I have gone there before but took 3 girl friends that had never they loved the food and service I am handicapped and they have never made me feel like I was like so many other places do ( like I was in they way with a wheel chair). Tommy g was our waiter I would ask for he any... More 

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pelimanagement, Public Relations Manager at Peli Peli, responded to this review

Hi Sherry M, Thank you for your incredibly kind review! I'm so glad to hear that our staff gave you the 5 star treatment that we strive for here. Please come back and dine with us again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The service was excellent; our server-Matthew Cravy-was the very best! The food was really good. My favorite was the carrot ginger soup-excellent. The sweet curry chicken was very good. I had a really enjoyable time.

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pelimanagement, Public Relations Manager at Peli Peli, responded to this review

Hi Susan B, Thank you for your kind review! I'll be sure to pass along your review to Matthew! We're very happy to hear that you enjoyed all of your dining experience with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Matt was our server. He knew his stuff and made amazing recommendations! The food was great and friendly. Highly recommend trying this place out!

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pelimanagement, Public Relations Manager at Peli Peli, responded to this review

Hi jusamps6, Thank you for your kind review. I'll be sure to pass your praises on to Matt! We look forward to seeing you again very soon! More 

Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I went for dinner after a coworker recommended it and I was impressed. Did not know what to expect but from the moment you step through the door its a visual, delicious experience. The service was top notch and the waiter was very knowledgeable about all the items on menu and even recommend something that use to be on the... More 

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pelimanagement, Public Relations Manager at Peli Peli, responded to this review

Hi wonderlust_fun, Thank you for your kind review! We're all very happy to hear that your first visit with us was so pleasant. I'll be sure to pass along your kind words to our staff. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Dallas, Texas
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We all had the tasting menu so we got some of everything. I wish it had been a little of everything but the portions were generous. It's all great and it is all different from anything you have had anywhere else. We truly enjoyed all the new taste sensations. Our group thought the fish dishes were the best and we... More 

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pelimanagement, Public Relations Manager at Peli Peli, responded to this review

Hi dhultgren, Thank you for your kind review! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed all of our tasting menu! The sticky toffee pudding is the absolute best. Please come back and see us again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 110 Vintage Park Boulevard, Suite P, Houston, TX 77070
    (Louetta)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: 281-257-9500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 80
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, African, International, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions

Description

Peli Peli is the only South African fusion restaurant in Texas and the 2010 Click2Houston winner for Best Romantic Restaurant in Houston. Peli Peli is located at Vintage Park, a 100,000 square foot upscale lifestyle center that serves the communities in Northwest Houston (Hwy 249 & Louetta). Guests are invited to dine under Peli Peli's 30-foot tall, one-of-a-kind Acacia Tree and illuminated sky which creates an atmosphere perfect for romantic dinners and special occasions. Peli Peli also features avant-garde architecture, a spacious dining area, a Sunday brunch, full bar & lounge, a cozy, private dining room and an outdoor patio facing the Piazza. In addition to its awards for atmosphere (2009 Houston Press - Reader's Choice) and ambience (Best Romantic Bar and Music Venue - Citysearch 2009), Peli Peli is one of only a handful of restaurants in Houston that have been rated at least 4-stars on every online food and drink website.
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?