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La Vista

1936 Fountain View
Houston, TX 77057
Best Of


  • Fri 11am-10pm, Sat 5:30pm-10pm, Mon-Thu 11am-9pm, Sun 5:30pm-9pm
  • $$; $$$
  • Dinner
  • Order Online, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Smoking, Takeout
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
La Vista is best known as a BYOB restaurant that caters to wine lovers, with an inexpensive $5 a bottle corkage fee. No need to bring wine glasses — there's some on every table. There's also excellent pizza, pasta, grilled meats and fish, all at reasonable prices.

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