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Grotto Ristorante

4715 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77027-4717
+1 713-622-3663
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
4715 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77027-4717
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was impeccable and the food was exquisite. I had the business lunch I chose the grotto salad, chicken scallopine with spinach and the chocolate cake was absolute heaven. The murals on the walls are very art deco , I loved the blown glass...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saturday lunch with a need for some good Italian food - well that’s exactly what we got - great meatballs , soup and spaghetti and the price was excellent value for money Also the best coffee in Houston Service was pleasant but not overbearing Venue...More

Thank Hynet9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here on a Monday. Yet it was lively, food was very good and service very courteous. The decor with the nice copper chimney for the oven is very cool, so are the wall paintings. The food was very good , you can...More

Thank kcanavan2010
Reviewed 27 March 2018

This restaurant is amazing! As a local of HTX, I would venture to say, it is one of the best authentic Italian restaurants in the area. It is conveniently located near the freeway and it is close to the Post Oak area and the Galleria....More

Thank Grace G
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We sat outside on a gorgeous day in Houston. We had the special of a bottle of red wine and a pizza for $25. Can't beat that! Service was fast and the food tasted wonderfully! The atmosphere is so pleasant. You can see the city...More

1  Thank Stewart S
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I seriously enjoyed eating at this restaurant, the food was delicious. I recommend everyone to eat the meatballs and also the steak skewers! The French fries are also amazing! I fully enjoyed this place and if I lived in Houston I would go here all...More

Thank Oshi5491
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

This place was soooo good, I came back a second night while in town for work all week! Great staff all around. Enjoyed the lobster bisque and the Skewers (small plates) were absolutely fantastic and had a fun presentation. Perfect size. The second night, we...More

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Excellent Menu, great service, great atmosphere. Totally accomodating. Valet service. great location. They opened up additional room to give us a reasonable reservation time. The food was wonderful.Altogether a very gratifying experience. Recommended! Italian food is a favorite and extremely competitive. That is the reason...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We loved the food. The menu is not a complete book like you would see in other places but only with the best choose of meat, fish and excellent pizza!

Thank Fred J
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here one night as we were staying in the Galleria area. Definitely convenient to get to in this area. The restaurant is large, airy yet well divided into various sections. Also seems to a spot to see and be seen within Houston....More

Thank TheDude1974
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Kimberly E
8 March 2018|
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Response from Mark E | Reviewed this property |
They have several rooms. I noticed that some of them could hold 50 people and some of them could hold 150 people. I think there may be some smaller rooms also. Like Lewis K says. Best to call the restaurant.
Cielo T
15 December 2015|
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Response from Serge_De_Bock | Reviewed this property |
No, not really, casual is ok, been there in jeans and shirt...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
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: 4715 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77027-4717
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Great Uptown
  • Neighbourhood: Great Uptown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-622-3663
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Inspired by classic Southern Italian cooking, Grotto features delicious veal, chicken, seafood and house made pastas – the signature Osso Bucco is not to be missed! The breath-taking décor features spectacular hand-blown glass chandeliers, whimsical murals and custom-made polished iron scrollwork. Wine connoisseurs will be impressed with the extensive collection of Italian and domestic selections. With our winning combination of impeccable service, superb cuisine and passion for detail, Grotto is the perfect location for Italian dining.
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