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Valentino Vinbar Houston

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2525 West Loop S, Houston, TX 77027-4501 (Westheimer)
+1 713-850-9200
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Today
06:30 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 00:00
Mon 18:30 - 02:00
Tue - Wed 06:30 - 02:00
Thu - Fri 18:30 - 02:00
Sat 07:00 - 02:00
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Spring, Texas
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105 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2013

My experience at Valentino was no what I had expected. We went on a Friday evening and it was qutie quiet. Waitstaff was very attentive and considerate but the food...good but not great. We had some friends that really loved the food...so we went on their recommendation. It didn't wow me. We will trying it again another night in hopes... More 

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Thank amarinesmom226
Waco, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2013

Complimentary breakfast means $12.00. The slightly above average buffet is over $20.00. Before being seated, don't be naive like I was and fail to ask about prices even if you have a complimentary breakfast card.

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Thank LSSmith2013
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013

If not for our server Dani, I would have rated this all a terrible experience. The food was warm, for all of my party. The food took forever to arrive and the restaurant was almost empty. One couple complained and then received exceptional service, it should be like that for everyone at all times.

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Thank OseasRomero
DFW
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2013

It took forever to get someone to take our order even though there were few customers. The food was mediocre, at best, and rather pricey for what we ordered. It seems the only customers eating there were staying at hotel. This was probably more than likely due to the terrible traffic situation around the hotel.

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Thank Chita74
Houston, Texas
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169 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2012 via mobile

The atmosphere was not what we were expecting; the people there were not the type of people (specially women) you want to introduce to your family or hang with. We were just 20 people in the whole bar in a Friday night...boring

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Thank Negroycanche
Houston, Tx
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2012

Casual, relaxed atmosphere in the Bar, and excellent appetizers at reasonable prices. Drinks were a little pricey.

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Thank WorldTravelerLL
Dallas, Texas
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2012

Valentino is always consistent and the staff is great. It's my favorite thing about the Hotel Derek. I highly recommend their brunch, it's one of the best in Houston.

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Thank FundingPro
Satellite Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2012

A wonderful restaurant in a great hotel location. Oscar, our waiter, is the best!

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Thank Saluck
Boise, Idaho
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2012

This place is in a trendy hotel but it has the feel of a stand alone Martini Bar. The place is usually busiest at Happy Hour time but goes pretty late as well. Plenty of people watching opportunities here. It is a very interesting place.

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Thank Monte B
West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2012

The wait staff was very helpful and considerate when we first arrived. They were always available to be of assistance with any special needs. Thank you all.

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Thank Mirna B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 00:00
Monday
18:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 02:00
Thursday
18:30 - 02:00
Friday
18:30 - 02:00
Saturday
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2525 West Loop S, Houston, TX 77027-4501
    (Westheimer)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-850-9200

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