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110 Vintage Park Blvd, Suite P, Houston, TX 77070-4047 (Louetta)
+1 281-257-9500
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10:30 - 22:00
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Sun 10:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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455 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The main thing we have learned at restaurants in Houston is they are Unique. This one is Unique +++. Bobotie chicken livers and a crazy Caesar interpretation are just a start .Chewy Prawn and Karoo Lamb Chop are definitely not your grandmothers shrimp and lamb. Tried the Huguenot sauce, again unique. The atmosphere is great and the service was very... More 

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PeliManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Peli Peli, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine with us, I’m contented to know your time with us was memorable. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. More 

Houston, Texas
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been going to Peli-Peli ever since Chef Paul started this restaurant. His unique menu and South African cuisine never fails to satisfy. The service is excellent as well as the food. I love the Sunday Brunch, also! Try the Sticky Toffee Pudding for dessert!

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Thank kcinhtown
PeliManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Peli Peli, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. I am happy to hear that our staff helped make your stay superb, and we hope to see you again shortly. More 

Spring, Texas
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428 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very unique South African menu. The food and service is very good. Nice beverage selection too. They ran out of some beers, which was a little irritating.

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Thank Ron R
PeliManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Peli Peli, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for choosing our restaurant. I’m delighted that you enjoyed your meal, and I apologize about the inconvenience. I’m looking forward to having you dine with us again so that we can give you an exceptional dining experience. More 

Tomball, Texas
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated our anniversary here. I made mention when I booked the reservation in open table. The hostess greeted us and congratulated us too. Noticed that prices had gone up since our last visit over a year ago. I was disappointed that they did not recognize our special day. No dessert or even champagne. While I know that is not... More 

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Thank SheilaM1991
PeliManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Peli Peli, responded to this review

Happy 25th Anniversary to both you and your spouse! Thank you for taking time out of your day to provide us with a thorough review of your visit to our restaurant. I apologize that several things didn’t quite meet your expectations, your feedback will be passed on to our management team. We sincerely hope that you would be willing to... More 

Dallas, Texas
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Joined friends for lunch at this unusual restaurant featuring S African and European cuisine. The service was impeccable and accommodating. We enjoyed appetizers of baby kale salad, ginger carrot soup, Italian flatbread, and bacon wrapped scallops. All were excellent. Entrees included Espetada (think shish kebob), S African Samosa with curried chicken, and medallions of beef. For dessert, coffee and sticky... More 

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Thank gmk3
PeliManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Peli Peli, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine with us. I’m contented to know your time with us was memorable, and that you enjoyed so many of our dishes. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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199 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here because it was offering a different type of food. The food was really good. It is South African dishes for the most part and we tried several. YUM! We enjoyed ourselves. It was a bit odd to come in from the mall side as all you see is a long row of tables and chairs and it... More 

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Thank Herman02
PeliManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Peli Peli, responded to this review

I am glad to hear that you had a favorable time with us and would recommend us. We hope to provide you with more wonderful experiences in the future. More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like this restaurant because it's diferent from other menus. Good location and service. Good food.

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PeliManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Peli Peli, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for choosing our restaurant. I’m delighted that you enjoyed your meal, and I’m looking forward to having you dine with us again. More 

Houston, Texas, United States
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This awesome little place just opened by our house. The manager is super helpful and knowledgeable about the menu and what might have allergens. Almost everything they have gluten free which is like a dream to anyone with gluten intolerance! The food is good and they are quick! I recommend the porkbelly and the fajitas. The cauliflower and mushrooms are... More 

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Thank Stephanie B
PeliManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Peli Peli, responded to this review

Thank you for such a wonderful review, we genuinely appreciate being able to give you an excellent dining experience. I’m happy that our staff met all of your expectations, and we look forward to welcoming you back to the restaurant soon. More 

Montgomery
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second trip to Peli Peli for a long casual lunch with a friend. Neither of us was familiar with the menu, so we relied on the excellent advice from our server. He fully explained the dishes he recommended and we absolutely enjoyed everything. Save room for dessert.

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Thank James M
PeliManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Peli Peli, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to see us, I’m pleased to hear that our staff made your dining experience exceptional. I will be sure to let our staff know how much they helped improve your dining experience, and we hope to have you visit us again soon. More 

Valley Stream
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was great! The ambiance was great, food great, staff/service great. Location wise it was a bit challenging to find in the mall, but I'm not from the area so I will attribute me not finding the restaurant easily to that. If you love foods with exotic spices and great strong drinks, this is the place for you.

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Thank Roselynn K
PeliManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Peli Peli, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for choosing our restaurant. I’m delighted that you enjoyed your meal, as well as our staff, and I’m looking forward to having you dine with us again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$80
Cuisine
African, International, Fusion
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Vintage Park Blvd, Suite P, Houston, TX 77070-4047
    (Louetta)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 281-257-9500
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.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?