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The Vintage House at Messina Hof

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$$ - $$$
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4545 Old Reliance Rd, Bryan, TX 77808-8995 (Earl Rudder Fwy)
+1 979-778-9463
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food but not as hot as we would have preferred. Lots of guest that night - prom night for many. Busy! I would definitely go back though.

Thank Jeannine L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some friends and I came to College Station to watch an A&M football game and came here for dinner. We didn't know it was more than a restaurant and were pleasantly surprised. I had a ribeye and it was awesome. We all enjoyed our meal and had great service.

Thank SouthMS_Traveller
Denton, Texas
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

My husband and I consider ourselves oenophiles and we were so amazed to enjoy a Texas wine as good as we found at Messina Hof. We enjoyed the Private Reserve Reflections of Love at dinner and purchased another bottle to take home to enjoy. Our server was informative, congenial and extremely attentive. Our meals were some of the best 5... More 

Thank Joey P
Houston, Texas
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266 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Very nice location with variety of food choices. The service staff was friendly and accommodating. Desserts are great.

College Station, Texas
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We have eaten at this restaurant several times, nearly always for dinner. Though a bit high, it is always very enjoyable and the food is delicious. This time, we went to Sunday Brunch after church. The brunch is quite reasonably priced for the atmosphere of the place (Restaurant surrounded by vineyards). There is no buffet, but all items are ordered... More 

Thank Elmer-Ellis
Bryan, Texas
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292 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

We joined two friends for a wonderful wine tasting experience. There were several tasty num nums to go along with the various wines that were available for tasting. There were quite a few folks there, so lines formed, but it wasn't so bad as it was open for attendance certain hours that precluded everyone coming at the same time. It... More 

Thank Mike C
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229 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Good choice of wine and food in a very pleasant setting. Food portions were very large so be prepared to share unless you want to-go boxes. Well worth the trip.

Thank Gus S
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

Messina Hof is named for the Italian and German roots, respectively, of the vineyard owners. Everything about the establishment goes back to these roots, from the biblical quotation on the dining room wall (I am the vine and you are the branches) to the family photos to the family crests. The decor is unusual and a bit baroque--dark wood (as... More 

Thank 432sam57
College Station, Texas
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

While the restaurant is a little pricey, the food is outstanding and the wines produced at the winery were first rate. It sounds expensive but the Chateaubriand for two at $131 is a decent value. For that, you get their house salad, a 16 oz. filet for two, sides, a bottle of wine and a flambe dessert for two. With... More 

Thank Daniel R
Alpharetta, Georgia
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106 reviews
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

Love this restaurant.. It is at Messina Hof winery, and always has fantastic food and wines to go with it! The restaurant has wine barrels in the room which give it a nice coze atmosphere and feel to it! Would recommend dining here any time!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4545 Old Reliance Rd, Bryan, TX 77808-8995
    (Earl Rudder Fwy)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Bryan
  • Phone Number: +1 979-778-9463
Located on the Messina Hof estate, The Vintage House offers the finest dining with particular attention to fresh vineyard cuisine. Each and every dish incorporates one of our award-winning wines. The Vintage House Restaurant offers a wide variety of amazing items that change quarterly. Linger over quiet conversation amid the candlelight in our Barrel Room or looking out upon our vineyards.Savor a wide variety of scrumptious appetizers, salads and entrees, all designed with wine in mind. Indulge in our decadent desserts like Cherries Jubilee and Bananas Foster flambéed tableside.

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