BISTECCA – An Italian Steakhouse (formerly The Grotto)

4.9
888 Reviews
$31 to $50
Steakhouse
Welcome to BISTECCA - An Italian Steakhouse! Prepare for some of the finest dining and elegant atmosphere that you have ever experienced. You can expect an upscale adventure in New American Cuisine. Our Executive Chef, Morris Salerno welcomes you to enjoy a culinary experience. Enjoy!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 888 people are saying
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4.9based on recent ratings
4.9
food
4.9
service
4.6
ambience
4.6
value
Noise · Moderate
98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Tomm
Dallas
22 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoy dining at Bistecca, always well prepared food, great service, nice ambiance. Friendly chef, always takes time to acknowledge our patronage.

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CindyL
Dallas
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect experience from start to finish! Excellent food and service!

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RonaldL
Dallas
8 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

excellent high quality food. Excellent attentive service.
Will be back soon

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SantiagoS
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service, will have to bring my folks.

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JimC
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and atmosphere! Tables were well spaced and service was non-obtrusive

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RobinD
Austin
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding birthday dinner! Each person at our table ordered something different, yet each one was outstanding! The steak appetizer, bistecca salad, prime tenderloin, veal oscar, osso buco, and prime oscar were delicious!!! Wine was delicious. Souffle and creme brulee were fantastic. We asked for a corner table - away from the noise. The table they selected was perfect. I can't say enough about this experience.

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ChelseyS
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We visited BISTECCA for our anniversary celebration this past weekend. As a first-time customer, I was more than pleased. The service was spot on, from the server to those clearing the table. The food was not only amazing, but well presented. I had the BISTECCA salad and my husband had the Caesar. For our main course we had the sea bass and the 20 oz stip, respectively. Oh my word! The risotto served with the sea bass was just as amazing as the fish! For dessert we ordered the creme brulee and the flourless chocolate cake. Each plate was decorated with the words Happy Anniversary in a delicious chocolate. I would highly recommend this restaurant as one of the best that I have tried in North Texas.

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GuyG
Austin
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always excellent food. Eddie has been our server for many years and always takes great care of us.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great experience. Great food.

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vipHDHart
Dallas
26 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding meals at Bistecca. With the exception that we had to wait about 30 minutes even with a reservation, everything was outstanding! I had the steak and lobster and it was absolutely incredible! Our friends split the bone in ribeye and they found it to be excellent. All in all, a great evening topped off by having the chef come by and thank us for coming in. Already looking forward to my next visit!

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DavidB
Dallas
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Food and Service was excellent. However restaurant was very crowded and noisy. Waited approximately 45 minutes despite having a reservation.

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mrsbertha
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

This was our Valentines date night. It was wonderful. The only thing I think could have been improved on was the caprese salad did not have heirloom tomatoes as the description stated. But I realize it is winter and tomatoes are hard to get vine ripened.
It was very nice to have the staff call you by name. A chef was speaking with another table and he stopped to help me out of my jacket. Little things like that made it a special dinner.

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JerryH
Houston
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chef Morris and his entire staff are the best experience anyone can have for any occasion. My wife and I drove from Fort Worth Texas which is 90 miles round trip and we will do this over and over again. This place beats every five star chain any day. Great food, great service, outstanding "old fashions" and much more. You will not regret visiting this wonderful restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our server, Ashley, was lovely. Food was delicious. Limoncello was a nice touch. Music was a little loud.

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JamesH
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Food is consistently very good regardless of what you order!

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vipCindyM
Dallas
14 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Valentine’s Day

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SteveM
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful Snapper and Prime Filet. Salerno salad was perfect as was the fresh bread.

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ChadM
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food, very personal chef, with so much talent

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HollieB
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great spot for a special occasion. Food is always delicious. Staff is amazing.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Their Valentine’s Day dessert was amazing.

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CurtisF
Dallas
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really great experience all around food, service ambiance.

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JessicaT
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service from not only our server but the host, door man, manager and chef.

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Jackson
Dallas
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We got the table we requested and had a wonderful evening. We were a party of four. One ordered sea bass, one ordered beef tenderloin, one ordered veal and one ordered she crab soup and salad. The entrees were all excellent and we each ate every bite! Our waitress was superior and we were impressed with the attentiveness of the entire staff.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food is excellent every time we go. I especially love the sea bass over shrimp and crab risotto!

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated a birthday! The staff went above and beyond to make the birthday girl feel special. The little girl requested this place for the excellent quality of food and we were not disappointed!! The staff is always courteous and friendly!! We have been repeat customers and will continue to be back! Thank you

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RobinB
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Delicious food and excellent service! Im still dreaming of the she crab soup. They were very accommodating to the person in our group who has a more limited palate. The souffles were divine. This is more of a special occasion restaurant for us, but one of our favorites!

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vipMarty
San Antonio
29 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience1

This was our first visit to this restaurant. We went with another couple on a Saturday night. We were shocked to see how crowded it was and in the main dining room was a table of about 25 celebrating a birthday. How in the world could they arrange for that type of celebration during COVID...there was definitely no social distancing at that table and the noise level was extreme. We could not carry on a conversation at our table of four. We enjoyed the food but will think twice about dining there in the near future.

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vipSkootr
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time and cant wai to go back. The food was delicious! Our server was Chloe and she was great!

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Trav
Dallas
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service and exceptional food. Highly recommend.

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vipTLW30
Kansas City
17 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The food and service is outstanding! My only concern is the restaurant was full and even though the tables were a little farther apart it was not true social distancing. If you are concerned about Covid-19, you may want to avoid Saturday night at this restaurant or go really early.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and great service

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Rynn
Dallas
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was my Birthday and everything was perfect and delicious.
This is my new elegant dining place

OT
OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Again we live the food and service. Only there can some of the best things be had.

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VictorB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

After arriving for our reservation, we were seated promptly. However, from then it went downhill. We waited 10 to 15 minutes before anybody came and checked on us other than to offer water. The waitress seemed a little inexperienced. The She Crab soup was not up to standard, and was not as thick nor had the normal amount of crap. The Sea Bass was good, but again not as tasteful as previous dinners.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Georgia our waitress was amazing! Food and service was delightful! Highly recommend, and we can’t wait to visit again!

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vipTamTam
Dallas
17 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience2

We keep getting seated by front door. Tonight I froze.

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AllisonL
Dallas
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This place is completely classy and delicious! Menu typically stays the same, but they usually do have 2-3 nightly specials.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always excellent service food and accommodations. Enjoyed another great birthday celebration

JM
JamesM
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As outstanding as it has been for the past 30+ years. Possibly the most consistent restaurant I ever have experienced.

FAQs

BISTECCA – An Italian Steakhouse (formerly The Grotto) offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (972) 318-0515.

BISTECCA – An Italian Steakhouse (formerly The Grotto) is rated 4.9 stars by 888 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.