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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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“pasta” (23 reviews)
“bread” (25 reviews)
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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was here on business. Went out for dinner here and ordered the steak and shrimp. Was a very good meal. I was with 20 other people and we all had good meals

Thank J L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last Thanksgiving we bypassed the traditional thanksgiving dinner for this restaurant and no one was disappointed. On the last trip to Houston, my wife wanted to go here for her birthday; the food and service were over the top. If the weather is nice enjoy...More

Thank Spike S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed an evening meal at the Grotto Ristorante in Downtown Houston (pre Cyclone Harvey). It was definitely a great find. I had a tomato and basil soup and my husband had lobster bisque - both delicious. Next we had a Margherita...More

Thank FLWT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have gone here many, many times, but have not been here in many years. First time for lunch, though. It was a beautiful day so we ate outside. The service was good, very attentive. Bread given at the beginning was delicious/ Of the 3 meals...More

Thank BarbaraSS
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Food with no flavor, not a very good quality for the price, the service is really good. I'm not comming back.

Thank Andrea Z
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I helped a friend who needed a place to stay during the Harvey disaster. Today after she was able to return home, we saw that the Grotto just inside the Loop was opened. We were able to get a wonderful dinner with...More

Thank ppettyHtown
Reviewed 25 August 2017

You can get valet parking right outside the restaurant which is weird as usually if you eat in a restaurant the parking is free. The restaurant is large and spread out nicely with dividers and the bar so it makes it feel much less intimidating....More

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The Ravioli Di Mare is amazing , the service is excellent, the food is unique , I tried the ravioli and a pizza and Both were out of this world , Definitely going back soon, and I totally recommend this restaurant , I loved it

Thank Aliiwentz
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We were in town for business and looking for a nice place to have dinner. We found this place on our GPS and what a find!!!!! Oh my gosh, the place is great. Everything from the hostess, waiter, waiter assistant, etc. Food was amazing and...More

Thank Tinabear
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Couldn't leave Houston without going to Grotto's!! Alfredo always does a great job of taking care of us! I had my usual, sea bass which is always excellent and perfectly cooked... and I love the asparagus that comes with it! My husband wanted shrimp scampi...More

Thank Bretmcbunch
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Cielo T
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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
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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