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Grotto Ristorante

5222 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
+1 409-740-8605
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
Pizza, Seafood, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
5222 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were trying to eat local, but Grotto was our one dinner at a chain while in Galveston. We went twice in the two weeks and both times, the food was raved about by everyone! The Bruschetta was delicious as were both the pasta dishes...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great food and service. The stuffed shells were so delicious and rich. They gave us a slice of Italian wedding cake for our anniversary. It was delicious.

Thank Michele L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great food and service but we felt a bit out of place. Was IN THE HOTEL and felt like I should have dressed up and was not a great place for a baby. Overall, the food was great. I had the ciopino and I liked...More

Thank lancekoenig
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were a party of 15. Every resturant on seawall blvd galveston had an hour long wait. Grottos accommodated our party in 10 minutes by arranging a table for us in Blake's bistro. JOSH Wilson took excellent care of us. 5 star service 5 star...More

Thank 071ashley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Atmosphere is beautiful (great for business dinners). Service/staff was exceptionally attentive and helpful with recommendations. Our dinner at Grotto was probably the best we had all week. It was so good, we had to request a microwave be brought to the room for late night...More

Thank Staci W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The nigh time views of the extravagant pool and environs outside the restaurant are fantastic. So is the Italian cuisine. A great choice. Make a reservation.

Thank BARBARA K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I, with our grandson, chose the Grotto Ristorante looking for a restaurant that offered relaxed, refined service and more than fried seafood. Eating early to avoid waits, we promptly were seated by a window. Unfortunately, the Grotto offers views of bathers, chairs...More

Thank BillM551
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located off the lobby with a tropical poolside view, Grotto's authentic Italian dining was perfect dining experience after a day in the sun!

Thank kbh29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in hotel. Room was noisy when we arrived - at the end of the happy hour. Became much easier to talk once the happy hour crowd moved out. Wait staff is very good. Portions are on large side. Prices are reasonable given hotel restaurant...More

Thank Quaker1
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We were recently at the Grotto restaurant at the San Luis resort. We didn’t stay at the resort just wanted to try the restaurant. We enjoyed the food very much. They do a great job on the food. Since this is July and was a...More

Thank 676ginak
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27 January 2017|
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Response from Mike P | Reviewed this property |
Next door.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5222 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-740-8605
  • This restaurant is at The San Luis Resort
Description
Located inside the San Luis Resort Galveston, Grotto offers an Old Country trattoria ambiance & classic Italian cooking with recipes made on premises. Creations include many “Old World” signature dishes such as Neapolitan thin crust pizzas, Veal Kickerillo, Pollo Francese, housemade pastas & fish selections. Enjoy Grotto’s famous Peach Bellini or an extensive collection of Italian and domestic wines while overlooking the pool at San Luis Resort.
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