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House Wine and Bistro

1117 West Business 83 McAllen, McAllen, TX 78501
+1 956-994-8331
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Wine Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1117 West Business 83 McAllen, McAllen, TX 78501
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Food is very good. Service is excellent and wine selection is amazing. A little pricey for McAllen but the ambiance is worth it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I enjoy eating at House Wine & Bistro simply because their food is delicious and the staff is very friendly and professional! I typically eat at this establishment once a week and have had excellent service every time...talk about consistency! The atmosphere is warm and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank erasmot758
Reviewed 5 days ago

Marginal food at best at exceptional prices! Not gonna hate on it because some people are into just okay food.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 956duran
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and service. Great variety on the menu.Good selection of wines. Nice space inside, staff very friendly.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank allenmcgreevy
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped going to HouseWine for two reasons: 1) Dirty Utensils 2) Bugs in my beverage. Enough said. The food is okay, nothing to write home about I mean it's just primarily mediocre pasta, soups and salad so nothing anyone can mess up. But the...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank MADDsusa
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Have been to House Wine several times and the food has always been delicious. The service is also great. It can be pricey, but if your yearning for a good meal it is one of the best places in town to eat.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank garza77
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We are a regulat at House and recently visited with another couple. We ordered a wide variety of starters and main courses. Simply put -- there is nothing offered by House Wine and Bistro that isn't delicious and prepared to perfection. In addition, the wait...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank WLanzet
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Every time we have a customer visit, I know that taking them here I’ll have great results. The staff and food is amazing!

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is my favorite place in McAllen for a truly divine lunch or dinner. My favorite is the grilled shrimp with a salad with fresh mozzarella with the house Vidalia onion dressing. The wine selection is amazing, the décor is update modern in an old...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank wayne g
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

This is my favorite place in the city! I’ve tried almost the whole menu and I love it. I would definitely recommend this restaurant!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dorelah2018
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Questions & Answers
November 13, 2017|
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Response from Luciano S | Reviewed this property |
They, maybe, would allow you to sit outside with the puppy if the place is not busy. Otherwise, I don't think so.
August 15, 2015|
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Response from Reservata2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I think so. Everything in McAllen is casual now. And it's rather dark in the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1117 West Business 83 McAllen, McAllen, TX 78501
    (12th Street)
  • Public Transportation: N/A
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-994-8331
  • E-mail
house. wine. & bistro. offers 130 wines by the glass, bottle or case. Our extensive list of wine features a heterogeneous collection of vintage and contemporary wines from diverse regions. House Wine & Bistro offers a lunch and dinner with a variety of flavors ranging from light and tasty hors d’oeuvres to hearty lunch and dinner fare. house. wine. & bistro. also offers a bridal registry, custom gift baskets, private parties and catering services. House Wine & Bistro can accommodate and host lunch and dinner meetings and of course gift cards are always available. Larry and Jessica enjoy helping to plan the perfect rehearsal dinner, baby shower, office function or intimate evening with friends and family.
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