Arcodoro - Houston
Arcodoro - Houston
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Arcodoro - Houston

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.arcodoro.com/
  • Phone: (713) 621-6888
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 6:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 6:00pm - 11:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 6:00pm - 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Gigncarlo Ferrara
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cigar Room, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (bar only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Arcodoro is happy to bring the flavors of Sardinia to your home or office. They offer a range of catering options from box lunches and drop off of antipasto trays to elaborate chef-prepared meals with full service staffing. Contact their event office to find the Arcodoro solution to your next event.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Post Oak
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet, patrolled parking lot
A word from Arcodoro - Houston
Italian restaurateur Efisio Farris is putting the island of Sardinia on the map as he gains international acclaim for his rustic traditional cuisine. Arcodoro, a Galleria area jewel, sweeps you away to timeless Sardinia as you taste homemade pastas, award winning steaks, and Mediterranean seafood. Specialties include carpaccios, risottos, baked whole fish, wood fired pizzas and Arcodoro's award winning 'Ultimate Ravioli'. Efisio invites you to sip Arcodoro's signature Grapparita among the trendiest people in Houston. Enjoy Arcodoro in the formal dining room, casual grill, al fresco patio or one of three private dining rooms.
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Arcodoro - Houston reviews from OpenTable diners
  • Excellent lunch outside at Arcodoro
    OpenTableDinerVIP
    Dined on 11/23/2014
    We had an excellent lunch outside at Arcodoro. Great pasta, cooked perfectly. Nice outdoor setting. Professional service. All around very good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Italian food!
    Linnie20022000
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Loved the flavor! Would definitely come back for lunch!
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    great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    Puccini2510
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    Best carpaccio in Houston hands down. The spaghetti with prawns was excellent. Tutti era meravigliosi.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good but overpriced.
    KGNUK78
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    cant write a review with such limited number of characters. My brief review will not fit here and to delete words would render it uninformative.
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  • Loved dining outside at Arcodoro...
    OpenTableDinerVIP
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    We loved our lunch outside at Arcodoro. Enjoyable environment. Great seafood and perfect pasta. The staff is well trained and knowledgeable about the food and wine. The clientele is upscale and diverse. The salt crusted Branzino for two is one of the standouts. With the comfortable weather in Houston now, enjoy a meal outside. Otherwise, enjoy the upscale dining room for a romantic meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Noisy
    KathyVIP
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    Went for a quiet dinner and not what we got. At first it was quiet and attentive service. Then several large parties were seated near us and the service went down as the noise level went up. Very loud and couldn't get our waiter's attention to get the bill and get out of there. Won't be going back.
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  • Morenita
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Food was great, and the staff was friendly and pleasantly amenable. Will def return to this restuarant!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very pleased
    KB120VIP
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    I went with a group of eight for a business dinner. It's not easy to serve large parties. The waiter was excellent and the food was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good place
    IamavisitorVIP
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    A good place for all kinds of occasions, specially lunch time meeting. Excellent food. Will go more.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion
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  • Quite awesome.
    sweetchic86
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    My best friend and I went to this place during the last day of Houston Restaurant Week. It was definitely worth a $35 dinner. The wait staff was wonderful - quite courteous, folds napkins onto your laps, frequent drink refills, hand-shaved Parmesan cheese and hand-ground black pepper, etc. The food was very delicious and the portions were quite ample. Of course, the bread basket was awesome (with lots of different selections and an entire bottle of olive oil was given for us to dip with), and the waitress refilled it when it got low. The tiramisu is amazing! Be sure to check it out!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • DukeV43
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Great Italian food prepared and served with pride and style ..... by Italians. Rarely the case except of a few restaurants in NYC.
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    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Romance is in the air!!
    new2Houston
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Food was great, wine list was wonderful & romantic ambiance.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ok
    MissMarVIP
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    The food was ok. Veal ravioli with pesto was much better than salmon filet. Took a small bite of custard, but it is more like flan. There are better finds for Italian. I'd rather go to La Vista and byob.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food! Great service!
    SeaBlume
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Very friendly staff served beautifully prepared and very tasty dinner. Staff was attentive but not invasive for our date night. The appetizer of olives and risotto balls with parmesan sauce were so outstanding we could have made a meal of it.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • average food
    runHouston
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    The service was great! But the food was just average, we went for restaurant week and got three different dishes everyone was just eh about the food. They did have a good wine list and the service was phenomenal
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  • Excellent
    lelahia714
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Great staff, excellent service, quiet and food was delicious
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Delicious food from Sardinia , Italy. Very different as the other Italian restaurants
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Arcodoro 8/1/2014
    zrx338
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We had a party of ten and most of them ordered from the Houston Restaurant Week Menu. All of the pastas were tough and were definitely Costco or Sam's quality frozen food. Sauces on pasta were average at best. A restaurant with pricing as high as Arcodoro should be serving handmade fresh spectacular dishes. The only saving grace to this meal was the fact that I did eat the 35.00 HRW menu and not something even more expensive. Wine markup is ridiculous at this place. Temperature in the dining area was near 80 degrees. Not one person in our party was pleased with the meal. Never again at Arcodoro!
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  • Risotto del Mar
    LIZZYVIP
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    I really enjoyed the risotto del mar. The taste of the food was excellent. I also felt that the portion was just right. My guest ordered the same thing. We were all very pleased with our selection.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Impeccable!
    CulinaryDesignerVIP
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    The staff was so friendly and made us feel at home on our first visit to this restaurant. You could tell they enjoyed their jobs. We dined at the bar late night and the service was impeccable! Food was fresh and flavors were outstanding. We will definitely be back to dine here again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Girl's Day Out Brunch!
    AOGilbert
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    This was my mother's first time. I wanted to take her to a wonderful restaurant for brunch and immediately thought of Arcodoro. We had no wait time due to reservation. Service was extraordinary and the food was exquisite as I have become accustomed to. I will definitely return as well as recommend this restaurant to any friends!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exceptioal service and atmosphere
    neotheoneVIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Great service and wine list, very good Italian cuisine moderately pricey, but good value and atmosphere
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Traditional Italian
    JenHeartsHoustonVIP
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Arcodorra is great for traditional Italian dishes. This is not your usual spaghetti place, but they make an excellent gnocchetti with wild boar tomato gravy. The service was wonderful and the wine was great as well. I am not necessarily a big fan of the atmosphere, as it feels choppy and they never seem too busy but the rest more than makes up for the atmosphere.
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    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • There is room to improve
    Serge
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    I've come to Arcodoro for many years. I am missing the woao factor...service is excellent, we just need one of those dishes that really knock you out of your shoes...we will get there
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • dingsterVIP
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    Went with a friend for lunch. Ordered the mushroom and cous cous soup, which was very tasty. Also had the half free range chicken--huge portion! and seafood (shrimp, fish, squid, octopus). Enjoyed the food; service was good.
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  • Awesome
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    We came for Father's Day dinner. Food and drinks were great. Our server, Gabriel, was amazing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Jane
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Food is consistently good and authentic Italian.Diverse menu and great wine list.Lovely ambience and great service. Nice outdoor seating area.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, late-night find, notable wine list
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  • OK, but not great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    It's ok for lunch or dinner but not awesome, service very kind and willing to help. Food it's good but few options, Italian place without pizzas in the menu?
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    romantic, great for lunch
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  • Sloooow service
    luvs2eatoutVIP
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    Have been here many times before but I think they were very understaffed having 2 private events going on as well. Unusually slow service. Watched as two people seated a bit later than us actually walked out because no one came to take their order. Not a good sign.
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  • Not as expected
    LuvsGreatFood
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    From other reviews on Arcodoro, I expected much better food. Overall we were disappointed. Not only was the taste very average, the portion sizes were small, especially the sides. My sides were cauliflower puree, of which I received perhaps 2 tablespoons, and two small stalks of broccoli and perhaps, in total, half of a carrot. For the prices charged, we should have at least received more substantial portions on the sides. Additionally, the service was sporadic and not what it should have been for a fine restaurant. Unfortunately, we probably won't go back.
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  • REMBAM
    REMBAM
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    Arcadoro is always outstanding and again they hit the mark. Outstanding seafood salad..!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Arcodoro
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    Have eaten here several times and none of the group have ever been disappointed. They do a great Branzini.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Doro Bar..a pleasant surprise
    TravelingHomeCookVIP
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    The Doro Bar worked out well as a last minute lication for midweek afterwork birthday cocktails. The pizzas with prosciutto were a hit with everyone. The service was random. It took a solid 15 minutes just to get menus and we had to request service from another waiter and busing staff for drinks and table service. It was an extremely odd service. The 20% tip was NOT deserved. I would have rather given it to the other staff that actually served us. Otherwise the food and wine good. The dining experience in Arcodoro is MUCH better. Next time will skip the bar and recommend the restaurant for our guest events.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lunch better than dinner
    DeDinerVIP
    Dined on 5/5/2014
    Food is excellent as always, but at dinner the main dining room is too dark and unwelcoming. Either the drapery is too heavy or the lights are too dim.
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    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food
    JohnVIP
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    Arcodoro's offers a great menu and is very customer oriented.
    Special Features:
    Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Quick Bite
    pkwhouVIP
    Dined on 5/1/2014
    I had to switch my lunch reservation to a quick bite in the bar, but the bartender was extremely helpful and gave us very quick service. The food was wonderful. Cannot wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, special occasion, Great for Lunch
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  • Late nite dining
    Fooda
    Dined on 4/24/2014
    Went there with a few ppl for late night dining. One of the very few classy restaurants open late night. The food was very good, hot and quick. Service was wonderful. A definite recommendation!!
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    Late-Night Find
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • My Last Meal on Earth
    DrEd
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    If I was given a choice of a last meal before I die, it would be the branzino (Italian Sea Bass) at Arcodoro.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Kid-Friendly, Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List
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  • Outstanding food, service, ambience
    jazzgirl
    Dined on 4/16/2014
    I love this restaurant. It's beautiful, the service is excellent, the food is prepared and served beautifully, and the flavors and textures are perfect. We had the salmon (10 out of 10), ravioli (yum) and have tried steak and fish special before. All were excellent. We sat in the new covered patio, which is lovely and quiet. Some people were talking about how wonderful the pizza is from the TRUE woodfired oven...we will have to try that next time. I highly recommend this restauratnt, for couples or groups, for business or pleasure.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, special occasion, Notable Wine List
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Power Dinner
    txtiger
    Dined on 4/15/2014
    Took a special client our for an "award" dinner, group of 4. Everyone enjoyed the experience! Beverages, vino, and entree's were good, nice presentations. The server took good care of us.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate