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La Vista

$$ - $$$
Great Uptown
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1936 Fountain View Dr, Houston, TX 77057-3206
+1 713-787-9899
11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 17:30 - 22:00
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mussels in white wine and butter, best in Texas or USA , great toasted bread, awesome calamari and great service

Thank Khurram I
Houston, Texas
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

I go here about once every 6 weeks or so and am usually satisfied with the results. It's not what it used to be a few years ago when it became somewhat famous as the "parking lot" to eat in. It was and still is BYOB but now serves wine as well. The food is usually good but sometimes fails... More 

Thank George H
Lake Jackson, Texas
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107 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

It's tucked in a shopping center, but offers great food and wine. I had their seafood risotto special and it was wonderful.

Thank Melinda L
Houston, Texas
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102 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We went here for dinner on a busy Friday evening, and we were glad we had made reservations. The restaurant is in the Galleria/Tanglewood area of Houston and sits at the end of a small shopping strip mall. It has a very pleasant "clubby" feel once you are inside, and it appears that many of the diners were regulars. The... More 

Thank ahur111
houston, tx
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95 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here and we're very pleased. Service was excellent food selection very good and our food was delicious. It has a neighborhood homey feel, yet really good food.

Thank feedawg
Sugar Land, Texas
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120 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

There were three couples together for our first visit to La Vista - two couples (including my wife and myself) were celebrating wedding anniversaries. One of the couple had been to La Vista a number of years ago - and suggested that we go there. The food was surprisingly good and would defininately will go back. You can bring in... More 

Thank 1550Burke
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73 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

I tried this restaurant for the first time earlier this week. My wife and I were on a double date with some good friends. They suggested the spot, saying it was one of their favorites. This place did not disappoint. Pros: -To start, I'm a fan of the BYOB policy. We brought our own bottle. -Wide variety of options on... More 

1 Thank Peter H
Germantown, Tennessee
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205 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

La Vista, Houston, Texas - Not the fanciest place, but outstanding food. Get to stop in 1-2 each year while visiting. Recently had the Cinnamon Coffee Cumin Crusted Pork Tenderloin with sweet potato corn pudding and smoked sweet red onion sauce. Topped off with a Cakebread Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon from next door (the guys next door are good at making... More 

Thank Thom P
Chicago, Illinois
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108 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

A very good italian restaurant. It has inside or outside seating. We chose the outside as it was a perfect evening and much easier to have a business discussion. The food was outstanding. Served hot and relatively quickly. Not a fancy place. A great choice of options on the menu. You can't go wrong.

1 Thank BT00001
Cypress, Texas
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157 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

I've never had anything bad here. The menu is full of different combinations - not always the things you would expect. If there's a special, it is special - not just getting rid of something.

1 Thank CSL63

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1936 Fountain View Dr, Houston, TX 77057-3206
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Great Uptown
  • Neighbourhood: Great Uptown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-787-9899

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