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About The Tasting Room - CITYCENTRE
Indulge in the gourmet delicacies that TTR CITYCENTRE has to offer, focusing on locally-sourced food and house-made ingredients. Pair along with fantastic wines from around the world. There are over 150 wines on our list from which to choose, priced from $15 per bottle to over $1,000 per bottle, all of which are available by the glass (with a two-glass commitment) in addition to a variety of craft beer selections and new craft cocktails.
There’s no better place to enjoy fine wines, craft cocktails and food in a relaxing atmosphere featuring nightly live music performances.
Houston, TX 77024
American, Wine Bar
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Wednesday: 11AM – 12AM
Thursday – Saturday: 11AM – 1AM
Sunday: 10AM – 10PM
I-10 and Beltway 8
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
All of our locations feature live music on selected nights of the week! From Latin guitarist to 80's cover music, we have it all!
We have more than a dozen event spaces to choose from (not including our MAX’s Wine Dive restaurant). Our event sales staff can help you plan the perfect happy hour, corporate meeting, birthday, anniversary, wedding, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, bachelor/bachelorette party, wine and food pairing dinner, or any other event you could imagine. With our wide variety of rooms and open spaces, we can accommodate groups from six to 600. With our full kitchen at the Uptown Park and CITYCENTRE locations, we can cater your event of any size, and we can also cater your off-site event at your office.
Free parking lots are available right next to The Tasting Room at the cross streets of Town & Country Way and Town & Country Street or at Plaza Way & Beltway 8.
131 MEMORIAL LTD (INBOUND)
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Check our website's Calendar of Events page for details on our upcoming events.
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The Tasting Room at CITYCENTRE is in the heart of Houston’s CITYCENTRE shopping & dining mecca. This location boasts over 7,000 sq. ft. of interior space & over 6,000 sq. ft. of patio space, offering a variety of spaces & configurations for any sized event. We also offer off-premise catering.
The Tasting Room - CITYCENTRE Ratings and Reviews
Booked via Open Table for 6. Then called the restaurant to increase to 10, told it wasn't a problem but when we arrived table was reserved only for 6 people. Not an issue as it wasn't busy.
Seated, offered menus and we asked for a few minutes before ordering drinks. Then we waited, and waited and although not busy we had to have someone go look for a server after waiting more than 20 mins.
We were told we couldn't order from regular lunch menu only the brunch menu although a couple at a table nearby seemed to manage to order from the lunch menu?
Service was incredibly slow, not particularly helpful and we left disappointed overall.
Food was ok but I wouldn't say that any of us would hurry back.
Wait staff lacked severely, this once was a place I would frequent. I will definitely not be coming back. I've had parties here for work, taken many clients here for lunch and dinner. After today, I don't believe I will give my business to them again. So disappointing, this used to be a great place.
The Tasting Room at CityCentre went above and beyond my expectation for my business meeting. And this hands down was the best experience that I have ever had with OpenTable. It began with a hostess calling to welcome and confirm my reservation and asking the nature of the visit. Since I was hosting a business meeting, I requested for a table towards a corner and a time reservation for 7:45pm for a Wednesday evening. When I arrived, the reservation was held as to be expected which turned out to be perfect since it was the only "Open Table" in the restaurant. The server was knowledgeable and made great recommendations with regards to their newly redesigned menu that included stellar craft cocktails. Way to knock it out of the park! Will definitely be hosting future business meetings there.
The service was great. Giovanni was our server and he was great. The charcuterie cheese board was really good. The sweet potato chipotle puree was creamy with a hint of spice. The steak was tender seasoned and juicy. Unfortunately the pork chop was dry, but the manager did come to the table to discuss the order and worked with us. I did order a to go order of the pork chop for a family member and the pork chop was dry again. Overall the food was good and I would return.
I have been to the Tasting Room Uptown location for my bridal shower and everything was wonderful. Unfortunately at this location the service was horrible the restaurant was not packed around 130-200 for Mother's Day and it took forever to get me and my family's meal and we watched other tables get their entrees that came in after us. The waitress did not check on us occasionally my grandmother complained to the manager and she comped our mimosas, but I just think this was unacceptable.
Made reservations for Mother's Day brunch. Restaurant called day before of dining to confirm reservation which lead me to believe place would be crowded and they wanted to ensure proper staffing When we arrived at restaurant it was not half full, yet the wait time once seated for the waiter to come to our table took 10 minutes. Went worse from there once order was taken. Food took forever. Was cold when delivered. Wrong food after all. Informed manager who had the sense of urgency of a turtle. No way he should be in service business. Waiter said they were being slammed on Mother's Day. Really, the place wasn't busy and the brunch menu was essentially fixed at eggs or French toast. I'm a patient guy and I don't care to write a bad review - but this was really bad. Never again at the Tasting Room - City Centre. Happy Mother's Day
I already sent feedback as soon as I returned home but I will reiterate. I have been to The Tasting Room on Mother's Day of 2016 and was very pleased with the food. Unfortunately, when I returned with my son on Easter Sunday 2017, I was extremely disappointed. We had a seating at 10:00 AM and nothing was ready, many people came to apologize for the inconvenience but, we didn't start until 10:15 AM. I was disappointed in the offering of food, the meat was luke warm at best and the other offerings were less then appetizing, especially at a cost of $45 per person. We were offered mimosa's and water, no juice or coffee for brunch. I have to say I have had a better complimentary breakfast at a hotel, then this buffet. Like I said the Mother's Day menu was fabulous and my suggestion would be to either offer a regular menu or put some of the amazing dishes that are on your menu, on the buffet. That's what I was looking forward to and unfortunately didn't receive.
We had an early supper at 4:30pm so no problems with traffic or noise in the restaurant. Waiter was attentive and knowledgeable about wines and food. We had crab cake, French onion soup, and a pork topping pizza; all very good especially the pizza. Creme brulee could have been a llttle more creamy. A little on the high $ side.
Sadly didn't even stay. It was a very long day, walked in to a very loud musician. There was a group of us, we were seated very close to the speakers in a mostly empty restaurant. It was so loud there was no way we could have even had a conversation. The waiter did not show to the table for several minutes after we arrived he dropped of menus and left for quite sometime again. This was plenty of time for us to decide that we did not plan on staying. Didn't even stay for a drink. Had I known prior to arriving there was live music we would have made alternate arrangements.
The Tasting Room in City Centre is nicely located at the north edge of the shopping area. The food choices are great. I had crab cake and also salmon sliders. Loved both.
Server was attentive, personable and just chatty enough.
Of course, the wine selection is amazing.
Service was terrible. Their menu has really become generic compared to what it used to be. The charcuterie board had cheese portions literally for a mouse. The pizza was supposed to have Italian sausage and it was definitely hamburger meat and when I told the server he said I was wrong. Disappointing it used to be some of the best!
There's a management problem here. The last several times we've been, there hasn't been enough staff to wait on us. Today we got the wrong food, and because she was so busy, she never corrected the mistake. They are friendly though and the food/drinks are good.
Has severely gone down hill. They used to be a wine bar with an excellent chef at the helm. Now all their food options are unexciting and the wine options are severely lacking. This used to be a wine bar, but has clearly decided to conform to a normal bar atmosphere.
I've been there several times and the one night my husband and I decide to go out and have a wonderful date night. This place made it horrible. First off the waiter didn't know what drinks were being served as he went and walked back and forth to ask the Bar what drinks were available. I mean seriously at 8:30 pm and you run out of mojitos or any good wine? What kind of place this become? We ordered a cocktail. It was okay. We order the steak tartar and was horrible. We try and order the steak frites and according to the waiter they were out. The couple behind us order the same dish and got theirs which I find very odd because they even got there way after we did. We left after our cocktails and salad. Would I recommend this place ? NO HECK NO! Did I waste my time and money there. We sure did. THANKS FOR RUINING DATE NIGHT and the great experience we used to get from the Tasting room. Maybe y'all need to invest time in waiters like before that knew about wine and had great taste.
Took my husband here for his birthday. They were really nice in letting us drop off our birthday cake for a few hours before our reservation so we can do an activity before our reservation. Over all for 3 people on our check we spent about $80 for 3 brunch entrees, 2 mimosas, and a coke. The brunch was very very heavy on the bread. My "Champagne" crab benedict was served on a very very thick piece of bread (maybe sourdough). It was very hard to eat but tasty. My husband's sandwich was served in between two pieces of this same ginormous bread and he was only able to eat half of it. The service was just OK. We were a table of 7 adults and 1 child and all of our food came out at different times. The server never came to refill our water during the meal and when we asked for a refill, he only refilled the person's water who asked for the refill instead of the whole table who was all out of water. After we ate, we sat for a while and I had to get up and ask the bar back to tell our waiter that we were ready for the cake to be served. Overall pretty disappointing service for a special occasion with OK food. At least my pomegranate mimosa was pretty good. 3 stars overall.
We had a really nice time at the Tasting Room and plan to go back again. Our waiter Keys especially made it a pleasant experience. Menu is limited though so if you want a full meal eat first then visit the Tasting Room for ambiance, pleasant live music, great wine, good dessert and conversation.
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