About Arturo Boada Cuisine

This neighborhood eatery serves up an eclectic blend of Italian, Spanish and Latin cuisine not to be missed. Try unique tapas like the camarones henesy en hamaca, mussels tomatillo, ceviche and many more. The wood burning-oven puts out authentic thin crust pizzas, with favorites such as the carnitas pizza. We offer a flavorful selection of fresh seafood and steaks. Our home made desserts are a must, from wood oven baked apple pastry to Arturo’s famous crème brulee. The hand picked wine list offers a variety of boutique and exclusive wineries. We are very happy to accommodate any of your special requests.

6510 Del Monte Drive
Houston, TX 77057
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates

Hours of Operation:
Dinner
Tue–Sun 5:30 pm–10:00 pm

Cross Street:
Voss Rd.

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(713) 782-3011

Website:
http://boadacuisine.com/

Entertainment:
Ambiance and a magnificent dining experience

Parking Details:
Self parking also available

Executive Chef:
Arturo Boada

Additional:
Beer, Cafe, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Wine

Arturo Boada Cuisine Ratings and Reviews

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4.8

Overall Rating

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4.8

service

4.8

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4.7

value

4.5

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Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (17)
Good for a Date (15)
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Cozy (11)
Fit for Foodies (10)
Special Occasion (10)
Creative Cuisine (9)
Authentic (8)
Notable Wine List (8)
Good for Anniversaries (8)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Business Meals (7)
Good for Birthdays (6)
Worth the Drive (5)
Casual (4)
Tapas (4)
Fun (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Healthy (3)
Seasonal (3)
Tasting Menu (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Bar Seating (1)
Disabled Access (1)
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 (Houston)·Dined 3 days ago

Been to Arturo Boada's many times before and it never fails to please me. Food is always excellent. House salad is absolutely fabulous. Mussels are great - always hard to choose between marinara and jalapeno/cilantro. Recommended for anyone who likes food.

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Good for a Date
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Get together with great friends.

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Have always had an amazing time at Arturo Boada. Some of the best cuisine and service in Houston. Couldn't recommend more highly!

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on November 2, 2017

We shared a Caprice salad and the Asparagus appetizer which were fabulous. I had the chicken Provençal and my wife the snapper limon. Finished it off with an awesome key lime pie! Great dinner!

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Always outstanding! Serve is great and the food is delicious.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Creative and flavorful dishes paired with excellent, old-world service. Reminds me of a classic Upper East Side type restaurant in NYC.

Tags: Tapas, Romantic, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 18, 2017

This little restaurant is a hidden gem. It's quaint, quiet, warm, cozy, but still full of Italian love and flair. The food is out of this world. And a little known secret is that if they have the ingredients, they will make you anything you ask for.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Authentic, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Had a seafood special, redfish with a tomato, butter, caper sauce. Excellent presentation and as always, perfect temperature and consistency. Few in Houston prepare fish so well.

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Excellent service and delicious cuisine. Atmosphere is quaint, cozy and the staff is very attentive.

Tags: Authentic, Tasting Menu, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Our dinner was great, the only thing missing was Arturo ! Carmelo took very good care of us as always.
Wonderful evening with friends.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Cozy
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 13, 2017

Wonderful menu, not too big
Ravioli was delicious
wines a bit pricey
no bar :(
wait staff very friendly and knowageable

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Tapas, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 3, 2017

One of our go-to favorites!!! Always delicious. Ask for Barrata Cheese. Not on menu.

Tags: Tapas, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Fun
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Always good food and friendly professional service.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Late-night Find, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Great service and awesome food

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Arturo's Uptown Italian was one of our favorite restaurants until it closed. We are so happy that Arturo opened this restaurant. He is every bit as creative a chef as before. His simple but creative approach and attention to detail makes his food taste magnificent!

We intend to visit many, many more times in the future!

Tags: Casual, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 19, 2017

The food was okay, but the portions were somewhat small for the prices. The main courses were good and fresh, but a bit overpriced, in my opinion.

Tags: Romantic, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Tapas, Good for Groups, Business Meals
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Great Tapas place... Being our first time, it was 2 of us and we picked different plates from the menu with some great recommendations from our waiter. I feel it's the type of place to go with a party of 4, pick a couple bottles of wine, and tell the waiter 'Chef's choice' as you hand the menu back and await whatever tasty treats show up at your table. Most of the tapas plates are perfect sized to split 4 ways. Everything we had was delicious.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 16, 2017

El Ceviche muy bien preparado. El salmón en su punto y la salsa de mango pimientos y cilantro una delicia

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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Fabulous!! Delicious!!
Will be back soon.

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 9, 2017

The food was delicious and the service was excellent.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Repeat visits- every time leave happy! Start to finish, our table if five enjoyed it. My minor quibble is to request that the Pulpo be left as tentacles- not sliced.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Tapas, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 5, 2017

This was my second visit to AB and it did not disappoint again. The service is always wonderful and the food is so great. I love trying new things and AB always has something interesting for me to try. I look forward to my third visit.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Our first time here. Food and service was excellent. We will be back!

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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 (Houston)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Great food, great service. Snapper cooked to perfection, ravioli rich and creamy.

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 (Richmond)·Dined on July 21, 2017

Consistetly surpasses "those fancy joints" with the quality of the food, service and atrention to detail. Houston is blessed to have this dining gem!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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 (Houston)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Small, friendly neighborhood restaurant with excellent Italian, Spanish, fresh fish and fresh veggies on the menu. Something for everyone. The Steak Salad, the grilled vegetables and the homemade gelatos were all excellent. The restaurant is a little dark; the only windows are up high on the wall so it feels cozy, not open. There is a limited outdoor seating between the parked cars and the restaurant. They had valet parking when we went at lunchtime. Very good food and reasonable. The service was excellent.

Tags: Quick Bite, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Healthy, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (Richmond)·Dined on July 13, 2017

Hidden gem that beats the pants off of Houston's big name restaurants as the food and servce at Arturo's rocks!

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on July 8, 2017

This was the first visit to Arturo's in more than a year. It turned out great. The food was very good, the service excellent and the overall ambiance relaxing and peaceful. While the wine list was adequate, I missed my pre-dinner martini. Full bar service would be preferable.

We will definitely be returning.

Tags: Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Tapas
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 (Houston)·Dined on July 1, 2017

My first time there but after several recommendations. Quaint little Italian place, great ambience, attentive servers, and the food was amazing. Appears to have regular patrons of which I plan to become one.

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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on June 30, 2017

I have been dining at Arturo Boada for many years. The food is sensational, the staff is consistent and very friendly. Arturo is almost always in the restaurant in the evenings. He will do his best to make anything you ask for... even if it is not on the menu. A hidden gem of a restaurant in Houston. Make sure to order the Burrata cheese appetizer and definitely try their Bolognese. It is out of this world and always available; even when not on the menu.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Authentic, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on June 27, 2017

Arturo continues to serve up fabulous food and great service. We miss that he's no longer in Uptown Park, but it's worth the drive for Sonia's ravioli alone!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Disabled Access, Authentic, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on June 25, 2017

Arturo is a very good Chef and always does interesting twists with his food. We took two friends for the first time and they were both very impressed with their meals.

Definitely recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Business Meals, Casual
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 (Houston)·Dined on June 24, 2017

We will be back. Fabulous service. Great food and I didn't have to cook OR clean up. It's a real gem. Creative specials and attention to details make this one I will recommend to friends.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Cozy, Worth the Drive
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 (Houston)·Dined on June 20, 2017

Love the the food and the staff. Perfect spot for any occasion.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Richmond)·Dined on June 14, 2017

Absoluetly a gem, and a fantastic gem it is!
Wonderful service, food and a great wine list

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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 (Houston)·Dined on June 10, 2017

Excellent as always. Always great food. Have eaten here many times and have never been disappointed.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on June 7, 2017

Great meal great food. Superb service thanks Diego

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on May 14, 2017

The family had a wonderful Mother's Day dinner. Food and service awesome

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Cozy
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 (Houston)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Great food. REally great food. Owner/chef is crazy but my wife loves him and is my friend too. Arturo's nephew is my favorite. Wine is reasonable and good. Great ambiance. Close to our home. Best in the area.

Tags: Special Occasion, Spicy, People Watching, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Tapas, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Authentic, Good for Birthdays
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 (Houston)·Dined on May 9, 2017

The staff here is top notch. Each waiter is nicer than the next. The food is creative and excellent. The presentation is terrific. I love this place

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays
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