Houston >Food & Dining > Gugliani's-Rice Village
2400 Times Blvd, Houston, TX | Directions 7700529.716904 -95.415491
Monday 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Sunday 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Neighborhoods: South Central, University Place
Can't count on prices – I've been dining at this Collina's for several years. Last weekend we got charged $1.99 for a corkage fee per person - this has never happened before. When we brought it up to our waiter they insisted that this was the policy - and suggested that they technically were not a byob restaurant anymore. This policy is not in writing anywhere, but still they refused to reverse the charges - or even one of them. Both the server and the manager made unnecessary and ugly remarks about a former employee, Pedro, who had always been my favorite. The whole atmosphere among staff has become dry, dull, and rude. I guess I'll be eating at the Collina's on Richmond now...
Be Careful of Pedro – I love Collina's, and I have always loved having Pedro (a fun, cool waiter) wait on our table. However, I have realized that EVERY single time he has waited on us he has overcharged our bill and added small things on our bill just to increase enough to make a difference over an evening of many tables but not enough that most tables would complain about it. It is just easier to pay it than wait another 20 minutes to get it fixed since the service is slow. It has just gotten to the point that I can guess before hand what all will be added to my bill. This is just bad business and annoying...so tables beware.
Great Pizza in The Village – You can't beat the pizza at Collina's...their other dishes are great as well. Great white cream sauces. BYOB makes have a great bottle of wine with dinner affordable. Small patio is great, but you'll have a wait.
A cozy Italian cafe known for its outstanding pizza and charming patio. – In Short
Expect a mixed crowd of students and families that want to grab a tasty bite without spending a lot of money. The atmosphere is friendly and relaxed. Pies have yeasty dough, puffy edges and crisp bottoms; a whole-wheat crust is also available. Favorites include the Hawaiian pizza, topped with Canadian bacon and chunks of sweet pineapple. The Mona Lisa, with its Roma tomatoes, mushrooms, spinach and feta will make your taste buds sing. The kitchen also turns out decent pastas at excellent prices.
Fun Eatery – I had a great time at this little Italian eatery in the Village! The chicken caesar salad was good and the atmosphere is warm and friendly.
Short on quality, long on attitude! – Pizzas were good -- not great -- but good. The tortellini was consistently dry, almost to the point of being crunchy. Service was mediocre to average and dispensed with a real attitude. If you think this is great food and ambience, you don't get out enough!
Not that cheap!! – Where do you get Cheap Eats??? It is not that cheap. Not kid friendly. Not friendly at all.
Excellent Neighborhood eatery. Great place to enjoy with friends. Bring your own bottle of wine and enjoy this Italian retaurant with a casual and elegant ambiance.
best value for your money – You can't beat good food and a place that allows you to byob. The Collinas in the Heights is a regular Friday stop
Cozy gem in West U – Good food, cozy atmosphere and good prices.
Can't wrong with this convenient spot. I loved it. The house dressing made me take notice of my salad. I would go back again.
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