Palazzo's Trattoria
Palazzo's Trattoria
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Palazzo's Trattoria

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.palazzos.com/
  • Phone: 7135226777
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 3:00pm - 10:30pm; Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00 pm. Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Palazzo's provides full service catering for event of 60 or more as well as Party Pans; menu items packed in disposable containers for delivery and take out.
  • Private Party Facilities: Palazzo's River Oaks has 4 Party Rooms to accomodate your event with room for between 20 and 50 people.
  • Private Party Contact: J. J. Jackson 7135226777

Getting there

  • Cross Street: between Kirby and Shepherd
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Self-Parking in our parking lot.
A word from Palazzo's Trattoria
Welcome to your favorite neighborhood trattoria where the food is homemade and the atmosphere is casual. Welcome to a restaurant that prides itself in offering only the freshest ingredients to create mouthwatering entrees and delectable desserts. Welcome to a place where the heavenly aroma from the kitchen greets you at the door, and a caring staff tends to your needs.
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Palazzo's Trattoria reviews from OpenTable diners
  • Sadly, the Westheimer location
    JockDocVIP
    Dined on 2/23/2013
    Sadly, the Westheimer location is closing. Great, basic italian food.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • On what unbeknownst to us
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 2/22/2013
    On what unbeknownst to us in advance turned out to be this location's next-to-last night, we were lucky enough to enjoy one final meal at one of our longtime favorite neighborhood casual Italian spots. After 11 years, it turns out that the owner has sold the building and closing this location [the other two--further west out Westheimer] will remain open. And for 11 years, it was a go-to spot, especially when the kids were in school and wanted pizza or calamari while we wanted pasta or chicken or veal. It had something for all generations. It had a great patio for the three months in Houston that it's tolerable to dine outside. And reasonable wine. We will miss it. Thanks Chuck, Al, Joyce, JJ et al for all the good times. Good lu
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Will be back
    StevenCVIP
    Dined on 2/16/2013
    First visit. Friendly staff, tasty food...wonderful Tiramisu! Also does takeaway
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Went to Dinner on Valentine's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    Went to Dinner on Valentine's Day, Everything we ordered was delicious. Their crabcakes were fantastic. I ordered the house salad and CHicken Marsala and that was delicious. My husband the spaghetti and meatballs which was also very good. They were kind enough to pack it to go as I had an emergency to attend to, but even then the food was delicious at home.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The service was slow and inattentiv
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    The service was slow and inattentive, the food was marginal at best, the crab cake was greasy and looked like it was just thrown on the plate. The chocolate cake looked and tasted like a frozen Sarah Lee cake and was still not totaly thawed out when served
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our server was distracted
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    Our server was distracted the whole evening. They gave us only the set menu's for Valentines Day when we sat down. We assumed that we had to order off of it. When we saw others ordering things that weren't on the set menu my wife asked about it. The server's response was "well you should have asked!".
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very nice meal. Attentive
    LuncheonVIP
    Dined on 2/13/2013
    Very nice meal. Attentive staff and very quiet for the night before Valentine's. Will defintely be back.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Perfect like always
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/11/2013
    Went for the 7th or 8th time in the last year and once again it was all perfect! service was amazing, along with the delicious food, we ate the Mahi Mahi special of the day and the veal picatta. Started with the mussels and, well what can we say they all tasted great. We even tried their brownie dessert, and we were hesitant as we were full nevertheless it came out and it was perfect as well, not too big and not to small perfect for sharing after an amazing meal!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • We love going there, and are
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 1/31/2013
    We love going there, and are always pleased when we leave.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great neighborhood gem!
    Houstonfoodie
    Dined on 1/22/2013
    I had a business meeting here and I was very pleased with the set up and service. The wait staff allowed us to chat and did not pressure us to order immediately. They were very respectful of our purpose and put us in a quite table so we could conduct our meeting. I was very impressed and will return for many other occasions.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Birthday Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 1/14/2013
    Great place to take a date with, we were celebrating my girlfriend birthday and i brought 24 candles because she asked for that, so i asked the waiter to put them all on the dessert and he went through the process of melting each one and having them stand up around the dessert! it was incredible! never had anyone do anything close to that. thank you Palazzo's for having a great staff and amazing food!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Just okay. Probably will
    SpiderrollerVIP
    Dined on 1/11/2013
    Just okay. Probably will not go back. For an Italian Restaurant, you should have fresh grated parmesan, not like it's out of a can like you'd find at a pizza place. Sorry... but... our favorite is still Grotto, Maggiano's, Corelli's...... this restaurant was nowhere near the quality in terms of food nor service. I always will hit up Open Table and try a new place.... that's how we ended up at Palazzo's. Price is in line with Grotto for example, but food nowhere near the quality.
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  • Food was excellent. There
    KenfVIP
    Dined on 1/5/2013
    Food was excellent. There were 4 in our party. We all ordered something different and all four enjoyed our meals.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very good and solid
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 12/31/2012
    While this restaurant may not be the "hottest restaurant" type in terms of reviews, it has very good food, very good service and is priced reasonably. I have been to the restaurant at least 10 times and every time it has been very good food and very good service. Their breadsticks as an opening offering are great and the tomato basil soup and entrees are very good as well. It's just a very good restaurant that is reliably good and leaves you walking away very satisfied.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We always enjoy Palazzo's.
    NormVIP
    Dined on 12/31/2012
    We always enjoy Palazzo's. The food and service is top notch and the manager always comes by and greets us.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great find!
    BiancaVIP
    Dined on 12/31/2012
    Drove by many times, noticed on Open Table. Had a great dinner with a friendly waiter. Can't wait to go back and try more items on the menu.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Despite making reservations
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 12/31/2012
    Despite making reservations for Valentine's Day the day before, they had tables open...I'm not sure why...the food was very good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service at great price!
    Houstonfoodie
    Dined on 12/20/2012
    I went here for a work holiday lunch. Food was reasonably priced for the quality of food and service. I would definitely come back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Southwest Lasagna To Die For
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 12/5/2012
    I wanted to take someone special on a great Italian lunch in Houston. I went on OpenTable and, after reviewing my options decided that Palazzo's Trattoria seemed like a great option as it was close to my house and had great reviews. It lived up to my expectations and then some! The sausage and peppers were divine and flavorful, the Caprese salad was fresh, and the Southwest Chicken Lasagna was to die for. It is an amazingly awesome Southwest take on a traditional Italian dish. The sugarosa sauce alone is worth ordering it for. I will definitely be back again with a big group of friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, great for lunch
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  • As always, delicious and wonderful.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 11/26/2012
    As always, delicious and wonderful. Of all the restaurants in town, I like their marinara the best.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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  • We went with a group of 6
    NelsonVIP
    Dined on 11/17/2012
    We went with a group of 6 and had attentive and helpful service. The food was very fairly priced and pretty tasty. Everyone enjoyed their meal. Will give them a try for lunch soon.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food was good at a great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 10/12/2012
    The food was good at a great value. Our waitress was courteous, attentive, and pleasant.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • There were about 3 tables
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 10/10/2012
    There were about 3 tables at dinner. They are replacing pics on the wall so there are holes in the walls. The food had way too much sauce, too salty, and a ton of food crammed on a plate. The service was just Ok. There is nothing great about this restaurant that would make me want to return.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/27/2012
    I took an employee here for dinner at 6PMish. Though we were the only folks in the restaurant - many other people came after 7PM. Even still, the noise level was low and the service remained excellent.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The interior and exterior
    AlwaysVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2012
    The interior and exterior needs work - very tired looking and worn. It did not do the food or service justice. Both were very good.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food is good. Always a low
    crinks
    Dined on 7/27/2012
    Food is good. Always a low noise level, which is good for conversing with table mates.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I was quite pleased with the
    Nanavickie
    Dined on 7/25/2012
    I was quite pleased with the range of variety on the lunch menu. Everything ordered at our table was delicious. We will definitely return for more!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Out for a special dinner with
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/13/2012
    Out for a special dinner with our 15 year old. Food was good and our server was terrific! there were two large parties in the area we were seated, so sometime a bit louder than was comfortable.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The number one thing to be
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/5/2012
    The number one thing to be known about this restaurant is that food is amazing extremely good. Not too pricy but worth every penny. I would suggest to go later on at night just for ambiance reasons. Service could use a little work but nothing to completely ignore the place for overall i would give it a 4 out of 5 stars
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good neighborhood Italian
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 7/3/2012
    We went back to an old standby and were not disappointed. From the bountiful baskets of pizza crust bread to reasonable wine prices to favorite neighborhood Italian dishes, Palazzo's did not disappoint our group of 6. As an added bonus, Chuck has returned to the management side of the restaurant and has helped beef up the service side of things.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The restaurant is light and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 6/9/2012
    The restaurant is light and pleasant to be in. And the food is delicious. I had the veal piccata, done to perfection. The house salad was fresh fresh fresh and topped with wonderful feta crumbled. The olive oil and herb dipping sauce for the bread was mouth-watering, and the bottle of pinot noir was excellent. One in our party of four had the special, and reported it as wonderful as it looked -- a fish dish. We will definitely return to this restaurant. Best of all, the noise level was such that we did not have to scream to have a conversation.
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  • Wish it were closer!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/19/2012
    Really enjoyed eating here with our kids. It was the first time we have taken them, and they loved eating outside. Our waiter was very attentive to them (and us). The outdoor patio is awesome, and will be even better once the fence is covered with vines and is hopefully slightly more obscured from the street. We drove in from Pearland (we used to live close to Palazzo's and went there frequently). Wish it were closer to us now; it's definitely one of those "go to" restaurants that is consistently good. Food is as good as we remember, and the new location is great. The old restaurant had a funny smell - big improvement in the new building!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We were there at an odd time
    JKPJMUVIP
    Dined on 4/6/2012
    We were there at an odd time so it was very quiet, not sure it would be that way during peak times. The bread was delicious and fresh out of the oven. I enjoyed every bite of my meal!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • This place is fast becoming
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/18/2012
    This place is fast becoming a staple in my rotation. Though I have only been there twice, both times were fantastic.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I was looking for a place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/14/2012
    I was looking for a place to go without a pre-fixe menu and this is how Palazzo's started to become our new favorite restaurant! Prices are very moderate yet the food is amazing better than any of the other giant corporate italian places which charge twice as much for less quality food. the bread is fresh and warm, and goes well with the mussels appetizer, try it! they always have great daily specials so make sure to check out what they are. The wine list is moderately priced and mondays are half-off bottles of wine, you can't beat that!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • Lax service at first, but recovered
    VandN
    Dined on 1/28/2012
    Wait staff took too long to come and take drink orders over 10 minutes from being seated. Maybe the host didn't communicate with the staff. Overall when we got noticed the service picked up and was good to really good thereafter. The food was very good and I would go there again and would recommend.
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  • Quiet Friday night dinner
    TravelerVIP
    Dined on 1/27/2012
    I used the OpenTable app to make a reservation for 6:45 on Friday night while driving toward the restaurant. I have had lunch here before but not dinner. When we arrived, I wasn't sure it was open--few lights and very few cars in the parking lot. It was open and we were seated immediately in a dim corner of the nearly empty dining room. I tried to order a carafe of the house wine from the menu, but the waitress said she would have to check if that was still available--sure enough it was not and she suggested a modestly priced wine by the glass. We ordered dinner--two of our three entrees came with salad, all very good and reasonably priced. By time we left, the dining room was a little busier, but still not full.
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  • Food tasted very homemade,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 1/14/2012
    Food tasted very homemade, atmosphere was great - not too crowded but busy enough to have a nice relaxing vibe. Overall a great place for lunch or dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good not Great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 1/3/2012
    This was a nice place but overall we weren't impressed. The food was good but not good enough to make us want to come back soon. The ambiance was good but not outstanding. The location is convenient but they have signs in the parking lot asking you to not leave valuables visible in your car. This would be a good spot for a business lunch and convenient if you work in the Greenway area like we do.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • What a nice restaurant! Excellent
    JanetVIP
    Dined on 12/31/2011
    What a nice restaurant! Excellent traditional Italian food, yummy pizza served in a warm, cozy atmosphere. Excellent, attentive service.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet