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Peli Peli

Peli Peli

African Restaurant$$$$
Houston
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  • Lynda M.
    "I loved how chef Paul came and deshelled my gigantic prawns for me."(5 Tips)
    tisha m.
    "By far the best African mojito"(4 Tips)
    Christi B.
    "We enjoyed the surf and turf and the sticky toffee pudding."(7 Tips)
    Wendi B.
    "Sticky toffee pudding"(6 Tips)
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  • Leta B.
    We had a few appetizers , the prawn cakes were very good, yet very spicy! Amazing presentation of appetizer! Service was outstanding w/ Thomas, and the while staff..at closing we were not rushed!
  • Stacy L.
    Stacy LindseyFebruary 24
    The food here is amazing and the Bobotie is a must! Have never left disappointed.
  • Abdulaziz A.
    Abdulaziz AlamidOctober 26, 2016
    Ordered the three different steaks (can't really recall the name) and it was awesome. Their dessert though is outstanding. Tried chocolate cake and something else with caramel, they were incredible.
  • Dillon S.
    Dillon SantoriiJune 5, 2016
    Mojitos are awesome!
  • Crix L.
    Crix LeeJune 3, 2016
    Peli Peli wings are AMAAAAAAZING, the ribeye is to DIE for, and the desserts are crazy good!
  • .
    .January 7, 2016
    Amazing food and great service
  • Mi K.
    Mi KeNovember 18, 2015
    Good food, very good wines.
  • William F.
    William FlemmingOctober 28, 2015
    Everything is outstanding. To die for!
  • gautam r.
    gautam reddySeptember 27, 2015
    Nice place, good food but prices in the higher end ...
  • Jenn H.
    Jenn HaightAugust 20, 2015
    Excellent, consistent food with attentive service in an appealing setting. The carrot salad side is exquisite.
  • Leah W.
    Leah WorrellApril 4, 2015
    This place is amazing! The food is outstanding and the service is exceptional!
  • Ashley W.
    Ashley WilbournMarch 22, 2015
    Chicken fried steak with pap & gravy and African rice pilaf
  • Lucas G.
    Lucas GalegoFebruary 24, 2015
    Chicken livers and chicken with apricots
  • Christi B.
    Christi BodinFebruary 7, 2015
    We enjoyed the surf and turf and the sticky toffee pudding. Yum!
  • LaTisha B.
    LaTisha BradleyJanuary 26, 2015
    Been here many times and love everything I have tried. Shrimp scampi peli peli is delish, love the mango coleslaw
  • Lauren E.
    Lauren ElizabethDecember 28, 2014
    The stuffed mushrooms with Chilean sea bass were incredible. A little spicy and delicious!
  • Matthew D.
    Matthew DoyleDecember 24, 2014
    Try the "Tour of South Africa". Great way to experience the menu. The Service is excellent as well. The entire staff works as a team to create an awesome dining experience.
  • Prat N.
    Prat NDecember 5, 2014
    Real friendly staff. This was the first time I had the experience of a hostess welcoming our entire group with handshakes! Uncanny but i loved it... Haha
  • Krysti B.
    Krysti BushOctober 19, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Every time I come here I try something new and it never fails to satisfy... A must try is the pap and gravy and for dessert sticky toffee pudding its to die for... I've never tasted anything like it
  • Lourdes M.
    Lourdes MOctober 10, 2014
    the peppers filled with cheese are just marvellous, the espatada (the meat hanging with garlic, not sure that's the name) is delicious and the service is amazing, so comming back!
  • Luisana P.
    Luisana PerazaSeptember 16, 2014
    I ate a tender beef with different southafrican flavored sauces... It was amazing!
  • Sana K.
    Sana KaziSeptember 2, 2014
    Had been here for lunch for the first time...amazing food...amazing service...amazing atmosphere...must try shrimp peli peli and lamb chops...and the most yummylicious STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING.loved it!
  • tisha m.
    tisha mesaAugust 10, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Love this place! The food is amazing. By far the best African mojito
  • Russell H.
    Russell HollimanJune 12, 2014
    Amazing food.
  • Kell B.
    Kell BellMay 3, 2014
    Delicious and unique dining! I love this place!
  • Ryan S.
    Ryan StephensJanuary 23, 2014
    Really solid place for a special occasion. Good service. Wife loved her Huguenot Filet. I was a big fan of the bobotie appetizer.
  • Angela R.
    Angela ReedOctober 28, 2013
    EVERYTHING here is good but if you must decide try the lamb chops or the sea bass with the south African mojito!
  • Carrie G.
    Carrie GonzalezSeptember 29, 2013
    The taste of south africa & prawncakes (off the menu) were AMAZING. Great ambiance. George gave great service. Remember to leave room for dessert because I didnt.. :/
  • Amaya C.
    Amaya C.September 25, 2013
    I second the votes for the Chilean sea bass. deliciously flavorful and tender!
  • Brandon T.
    Brandon TaylorSeptember 21, 2013
    Tasty desserts and a nice ambiance.
  • Rebecca K.
    Rebecca KuoSeptember 1, 2013
    The Chilean sea bass literally melted in my mouth. Nom nom nom
  • Diego C.
    Diego CKAugust 23, 2013
    Amazing Toffee Puding! And do not miss the prawns.
  • ANN B.
    ANN BAYODEAugust 5, 2013
    I love this restaurant. I love all the dishies i have tried. The appetizer called the "Bobotie" is a must have. I love the chicken curry, chicken fried steak, stuffed prawn, etc
  • Andrea P.
    Andrea PaJuly 22, 2013
    Filet melts in your mouth! It is to die for!!! The Mango Coleslaw salad is also a must try. I will def go back!
  • Bert C.
    Bert CuevasJune 16, 2013
    I got the South African Calamari , Hugenot filet and Sticky Toffee pudding, Masarap!!!
  • Lisa E.
    Lisa ElderJune 9, 2013
    Was very good! New York kudu steak, sautéed baby spinach. Cheesecake, sticky toffee pudding. Bloody Mary was off the hook!
  • Adolfo G.
    Adolfo GuzmanJune 4, 2013
    Wow chef paul is the best
  • Rhonda O.
    Rhonda OndreyMay 9, 2013
    Vegetarian Platter, Peli Peli Salad & Sea Bass are my favs. We love Chef Paul!
  • John D.
    John DickinsonApril 28, 2013
    Chicken curry was great. Think they call it Curried Chicken.
  • Miki's L.
    Miki's LifestyleBlogApril 28, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Portions are kind of small, and it's pricey- but food quality is great, probably the best restaurant in North Western part of Houston. Great lamb chops!
  • Earthangel172
    Earthangel172April 5, 2013
    Beautiful restaurant. Attentive waitstaff. The food is tasty and flavorful. Try the shrimp scampi peli peli! So delicious! Love the live music too. See you soon.
  • Trish W.
    Trish WalshMarch 14, 2013
    Flavors of South Africa amazing my favorite Madagascar. Chef Paul, staff, and atmosphere incredible 10 stars in my book! ask for Monica she will definetly hook you up. I'll be back!
  • Lorna B.
    Lorna BrewerFebruary 21, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    The flat bread is amazing. Come in and try some :)
  • Miki's L.
    Miki's LifestyleBlogFebruary 1, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Lamb Chops - Nice set of aromas and spices.
  • Ruth M.
    Ruth MilorJanuary 31, 2013
    Get the PELI-PELI SURF & TURF with the green beans. So good!
  • Shannon A.
    Shannon AJanuary 26, 2013
    It's ALL good! My favorite restaurant!
  • German R.
    German RamosJanuary 10, 2013
    Try the Shrimp Scampi Peli-Peli as an appetizer. Also, try the Surf and Turf. Everything on the menu is amazing!
  • Salwa K.
    Salwa KhanJanuary 7, 2013
    Great items on the menu: Flat bread, sweet and spicy peli peli chicken, curried chicken, carrot ginger soup, and to top it off the African mud hut cake was amazing!!
  • Lynda M.
    Lynda MaroneDecember 3, 2012
    The curried chicken was Ah-mazing!! I loved how chef Paul came and deshelled my gigantic prawns for me.
  • Catador C.
    Catador CavernarioNovember 9, 2012
    Try the Salmon, its great. Also deserts are incredible
  • Sarah H.
    Sarah HoskinsonOctober 1, 2012
    Megan the server is wonderful! She is very bright and cheery and very attentive! The food was amazing and the drinks were even better!
  • Adam S.
    Adam SilversSeptember 3, 2012
    Hey, come on! This is no American restaurant! They need to update this, right there! Exactly.
  • Coach Reeshemah H.
    Coach Reeshemah HolmesJune 8, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Sticky toffee pudding is thebomb.com.
  • Craig C.
    Craig CJune 6, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    We come here about once a month and it has always been a hit. Great food, atmosphere, and service.
  • Natalie H.
    Natalie HenshilwoodMarch 25, 2012
    Drizzled in the golden hollandaise built atop slabs of Canadian bacon, and two yolky eggs, is a perfect way to carve a Sunday morning brunch into a memorable indulgence.
  • Kathleen G.
    Kathleen GeisslerMarch 5, 2012
    Peli Peli can be pricey, but if you want a special evening, highly recommended. Food is amazing.
  • Rocky F.
    Rocky FemiaFebruary 26, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Stacey - bartender is wonderful, fun and makes great drinks.
  • Natalie H.
    Natalie HenshilwoodFebruary 14, 2012
    Try the Typhoon Punch it has Stoli Vodka, Mailbu Rum, Mango Liquer and Passionfruit Purée. A total yummy knock out!
  • Wendi B.
    Wendi BartlettJanuary 30, 2012
    Huguenot filet is to die for!!! Sticky toffee pudding will make you leave your husband!!
  • Amy C.
    Amy CaywoodJanuary 22, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The flatbread melts in your mouth. The Sticky Toffee us awesome. Everything I've ever had here is great! Love Chef Paul.
  • Rebecca K.
    Rebecca KoterwasDecember 6, 2011
    The "secret ingredient" in the african mojitos is coke. Lol. Seriously, the waitress told us.
  • Ryan R.
    Ryan ReddingNovember 18, 2011
    Seriously- amazing food. (Get the surf & turf!)
  • Steve H.
    Steve Hannah IISeptember 5, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Have had 4 different meals here and haven't had a bad one yet. Definitely recommend the Huguenot Steak. Awesome.
  • Kris G.
    Kris GJuly 9, 2011
    Shrimp scampi was great. Service was amazing. Surprised they only carry one S. African wine label. They have the best couscous ever though. No lie.
  • craSH
    craSHJuly 6, 2011
    Vegetarian? The carrot ginger soup and vegetarian platter are both great!
  • Terri B.
    Terri BrimmJune 8, 2011
    Try the carrot ginger soup. It's fantastic!!
  • Leonard T.
    Leonard TrinidadApril 15, 2011
    Not small child friendly... No high chairs. Also we came at 4:30pm and they were out of prawns!
  • Aurash I.
    Aurash IsmailJanuary 29, 2011
    Prawns were delicious.
  • Kathy J.
    Kathy JonesNovember 9, 2010
    Try the African Mojito! Yummy! Bartender would not reveal secret ingredient. Their serving of wine in a glass is minuscule.
  • Justin H.
    Justin HinesJuly 21, 2010
    Amazing South African food, great patio... Good times! Read more
  • Julio G.
    Excelente lugar para comer comida africana. Todo está delicioso.
    Upvoted Mar 4
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