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House Wine and Bistro

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1117 West Business 83 McAllen, McAllen, TX 78501 (12th Street)
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956 994 8331
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Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: house. wine. & bistro. offers 130 wines by the glass, bottle or case. Our...
house. wine. & bistro. offers 130 wines by the glass, bottle or case. Our extensive list of wine features a heterogeneous collection of vintage and contemporary wines from diverse regions. House Wine & Bistro offers a lunch and dinner with a variety of flavors ranging from light and tasty hors d’oeuvres to hearty lunch and dinner fare. house. wine. & bistro. also offers a bridal registry, custom gift baskets, private parties and catering services. House Wine & Bistro can accommodate and host lunch and dinner meetings and of course gift cards are always available. Larry and Jessica enjoy helping to plan the perfect rehearsal dinner, baby shower, office function or intimate evening with friends and family.
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Good for:
Casual Dining
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 56
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent pasta

This a very nice restaurant. They have a nice selection of wine and beer for anyone's taste. When I went I had their pasta with chicken and it was amazing. Their pasta is made by hand at th restruant and it's actually one of their new dishes avalible. Management is very nice and helpful. In fact... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Oscar C
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

This a very nice restaurant. They have a nice selection of wine and beer for anyone's taste. When I went I had their pasta with chicken and it was amazing. Their pasta is made by hand at th restruant and it's actually one of their new dishes avalible. Management is very nice and helpful. In fact the manager of the... More 

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McAllen, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

They will call you by name once you've gone back a few times, and you will! Great variety of food. Always consistent and we've been dining here since it opened 5 years ago. One of the owners is always there, hence it's success. The managers are totally awesome. You feel pampered! Prices are great and wine selections are excellen .... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The best Restaurant in the Valley, good wines, good service, excellent dinner, lunch, pleasant atmosphere

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McAllen, Texas
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

They have an amazing selection of Food and an amazing selection of wine. The salads are good. The lamb is to dye for. Overall all the food is Good the atmosphere is right.

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South Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I have been to this place twice. Both times had a great experience. Their appetizers are amazing and their wine selection is epic. Would really recommend this place for happy hour with friends or your significant other. Very well decorated as well.

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Florence, Oregon
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121 reviews 121 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I share others' enthusiasm for House.wine Bistro. Been here 4 or 5 times in the past 3 years, and am always impressed. All staff serve all tables so every staff member is committed to helping you. imagine- they are actually looking to catch your eye to see if you need anything instead of avoiding you in you are not in... More 

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McAllen, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Every dish I had here was excellent, creative and delicious!!! Nice atmosphere and lots of good wine!!! Music too!

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Top Contributor
186 reviews 186 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

I was looking for a title for this review...in the end, speechless seems the best. From the moment you are greeted, the nice decoration, the friendliness of the staff, the superb food and impeccable service, dining here is an experience by itself! On the dishes, we tried brie, pork burgers, risotto, wine....all recommended by the staff and never pushing for... More 

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Brownsville, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Really enjoy this restaurant. A nice oasis in the Valley. Quality ingredients, diverse menu, and great service. Always nice atmosphere and service. Have grass fed locally sourced beef and wide selection of wines and beers. Must eat here when in McAllen.

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Edinburg, Texas
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138 reviews 138 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

In our journey to try restaurants in the Rio Grande Valley, we stopped at House Wine and Bistro. This restaurant is owned by the same people who own Salt which we loved. We had no trouble finding seating (we were early). We enjoyed the food and sitting in the front by the window (watching the traffic go by). We tried... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1117 West Business 83 McAllen, McAllen, TX 78501
    (12th Street)
  • Public Transportation: N/A
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: 956 994 8331

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

house. wine. & bistro. offers 130 wines by the glass, bottle or case. Our extensive list of wine features a heterogeneous collection of vintage and contemporary wines from diverse regions. House Wine & Bistro offers a lunch and dinner with a variety of flavors ranging from light and tasty hors d’oeuvres to hearty lunch and dinner fare. house. wine. & bistro. also offers a bridal registry, custom gift baskets, private parties and catering services. House Wine & Bistro can accommodate and host lunch and dinner meetings and of course gift cards are always available. Larry and Jessica enjoy helping to plan the perfect rehearsal dinner, baby shower, office function or intimate evening with friends and family.
Open Hours
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 - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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