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“Delicious tacos”
Review of Zelko Bistro - CLOSED

Zelko Bistro
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: Greater Heights
Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

I had the tacos, one fish and one lamb. Both were delicious!! The pineapple salsa really provided a great flavor to each. The fish taco did not have a fishy taste and was cooked to perfection. The lamb taco had a slight spicy edge to it which was gave it great flavor.

1  Thank Doug S
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Reviewed July 31, 2014

The food was great, but the whole experience marred by the hidden and exorbitant price of wine by the glass. The price by glass is not listed on the menu, and after the 32 dollar bottle was finished we ordered extra glasses. We were told it would be a different wine but when the bill came were appalled to find each glass cost 13.50. Having chosen entrees at under 20.00 and wine at 32 a bottle we would not likely to be looking to pay 13.50 for a glass of wine. At that price I would also expect the waiter to be able to describe the wine choices better which he did not. We discussed the hidden prices with the manager whose attitude was arrogant, and said they charge between 10 and 15 for wine by the glass and do not like to keep listing prices when talking to customers. Well, nor do we, but maybe in future we will have to ask, to avoid being ripped off by deceptive business practices such as these.
We will never go back and do not recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Thank JamCrew
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Reviewed July 30, 2014

Zelko Bistro is one of my favorite spots in Houston.
The food is consistently great. The last two times I was there I had the Ribeye which is outstanding, the GF had the Salmon both times.
It's almost a shame that the dishes are so good that you crave the same thing on every visit - it makes it hard to ever try a new dish.

Thank Mark J
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Reviewed July 28, 2014

Went on the suggestion of a good friend and was not disappointed. Charming Heights home converted into a restaurant. Nice patio for outdoor seating, when the weather and temps permit. Service was very friendly and attentive. I had the meatloaf and mashed potatoes and found it delicious; my dining companion practically licked the plate with the crabcakes, so they must have been fantastic. Our only complaint: the wines by the glass were a bit pricey. As the other reviewers mentioned, save room for dessert. Not huge portions, but very tasty.

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Thank Traveller R
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Reviewed July 22, 2014

Zelko's food is divine. The handsome reconstructed house in the heights area serves really good food in a very handsome atmosphere, down to the begging kitty who sits at your feet and will expect you to treat. Desserts are particularly good, so save room. It is worth looking for on 11th street, it can be easily missed and parking is to the side, but look for it. Service is nice and fast. There is so much to choose from on the menu. It is usually busy with patrons and can be crowded, but that is because it is so tasty.

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Thank gay e
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