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Peli Peli Vintage Park
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Ranked #10 of 8,357 Restaurants in Houston
Price range: $20 - $80
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Louetta
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.
Reviewed March 9, 2014

Fantastic food! South African flavors. The chicken curry and sea bass are our favorites. I am a HUGE fish eater and have never had my fish overcooked here; it's always done to perfection. We've taken guests here numerous times and have always been thrilled with the food and service. The restaurant is a little pricey but we've always felt that it is justified. I recommend Sunday brunch. The biggest downfall is that the acoustics are horrible. The decor is nice but it can get very loud at times. No children's menu but my children love the bread on the appetizer list, the lamb, and the chicken curry.

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Thank Jonita79
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Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

Must try the Hugenot Filet but, save room for the Sticky Toffee Pudding! A romantic spot for an evening out.Also a great spot for Sunday brunch.

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Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

We were able to secure a table in the back corner of the restaurant which afforded us a quiet dinner with a view of everything happening in the restaurant. Our waitress was wonderful, very knowledgeable and attentive. For the appetizer, we ordered the calamari which neither of us enjoyed. It was rubbery and lacked flavor. Our waitress quickly offered us a replacement and did not charge us for the calamari. We then ordered the bobotie which was a definite improvement. For dinner, we had the Flavors of South Africa and the Huguenot Filet. The filet melted in my mouth with great flavor. The Flavors dish allowed you to taste the meat cooked with several different sauces. It was also good. For dessert, we had a very moist cake which turned out to be a date cake topped with a toffee sauce. It was very good, a don't miss!!!

Thank Preciosabeleza
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

Located in Vintage Park in NW Houston, Peli Peli is a wonderful restaurant with South African cuisine. It's decorated beautifully and can be very romantic, if that is what you're looking for.
The owner, Chef Paul, is on the floor much of the time, so if it's your first time or there is a special occasion, he's likely to visit your table. Having been to South Africa and having friends from there, I can attest that this is quite authentic. The menu is updated on a regular basis, and although it's not a cheap restaurant, you get what you pay for. The service is also excellent.
Be sure to try the chicken livers... YUM!

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Thank Jeannine L
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Reviewed March 2, 2014

I have eaten here 3 times. Spectacular food & service every time!

We had the brunch a few weeks ago, absolutely delicious! You have to try their Bloody Mary!! Awesome service, thank you Liz!

We had a dinner party last night. I had the Huegeno surf & turf--- to die for! Awesome service again, thank you Kevin!

Thank Kim M
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