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D'Amico's Italian Market Cafe

5510 Morningside Dr, Houston, TX 77005-3245
+1 713-526-3400
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lasagna” (14 reviews)
“bread” (15 reviews)
“fresh pasta” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
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5510 Morningside Dr, Houston, TX 77005-3245
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a low-key, casual place that offers lots of ordinary Italian dishes, such as pizza, spaghetti, eggplant, with lots of red sauce that is good enough, but no better. They have salads, too, lunch specials, and a few dishes that are more ambitious. Meals...More

Thank MontpelierGuy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was good and the location was also good. Beyond that, I was not crazy at all about the food. We started with the cheese and meat sampler as an appetizer, I had the meatball sandwich, my lunch partner had the lasagna. Cheese platter was...More

Thank Avi E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were in the West U area and stopped in this cozy Italian food restaurant We have been patrons of this place since we are in Houston (almost 20years) The food is not fancy but down to earth really good Italian fare....More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

checker table cloths make you feel you might be in Little Italy .. somewhere .. sauce is a little too sweet for my taste but servings are ample and service is prompt and neighborly .. sit outside if you can

Thank don b
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I ordered two sticks of pepperoni from their Deli. My husband and I drove down to pick them up and stayed for lunch. Nice place, clean, service was swift and wait staff very attentive. We ordered from the daily luncheon menu, entree and two sides...More

Thank hotmama36
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant outdoor dining on Morningside pedestrian strip near Med Center and Rice U. Fantastic people watching and above average Italian food. My salmon special with avocado sauce was first-rate. Chicken parm in the top quartile. Salads also very good. Bread below average. Wine by...More

Thank marko18745
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Do not search for Italian food at D'Amico. Even the names on the menu are spelled wrong, I don't know how they can claim it to be an Italian restaurant. This is the typical place where you can have American food surrounded by Italian stereotypes....More

2  Thank Matteo M
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Our first time to eat here. There were several lunch items to choose from. You picked 3 items from there daily lunch specials for your meal. Food was very good. Included bread and olive oil and herbs to mix for dipping your bread. We will...More

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has a daily lunch menu that includes some of their specialty dishes making it a great choice for a light but satisfying meal. I highly recommend the spaghetti and meatball and tiramisu for desert. The wait staff is very attentive and the atmosphere...More

Thank NSusanH
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is one of Houston's Italian best kept secrets. I truly enjoyed the food and the great service! I ordered the TORTELLINI GENOVESE with Garlic bread and this was an authentic as it can get!!! the flavors were there and the fresh garlic and butter...More

Thank TheSinglenista
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5510 Morningside Dr, Houston, TX 77005-3245
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > University Place
  • Neighbourhood: University Place
  • Phone Number: +1 713-526-3400
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