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Best Italian Restaurants in Far Westheimer


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A photo of North Italia – BLVD restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Galleria / Uptown
Booked 84 times today
North Italia – BLVD is held in high regard for its authentic Italian cuisine by its patrons. Customers rave about the exquisite menu, which includes Wild Shrimp Scampi, Braised Short Rib Lumache, and a Bolognese touted as a house specialty, to name just a few. The reviews highlight a "wonderful" experience from start to finish, with the "best short ribs" and "best fried calamari" some patrons have ever had. "The appetizer of the calamari was sensational", a reviewer shared. Other testimonials describe the Italian eatery as "always a wonderful experience," with "amazing" food and "fun, lively atmosphere". The restaurant's notable quality, service, and ambiance further establish North Italia – BLVD as one of the finest Italian establishments.
A photo of Bari Ristorante restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • River Oaks
Booked 39 times today
Bari Ristorante is highly praised for its authentic Italian cuisine, characterized by remarkable entrees and desserts. This Italian restaurant is renowned for its exceptional services, as underscored by the numerous positive reviews. Notably, the Zuppa di Pomodoro and funghi risotto have been particularly commended as genuine Italian dishes. Also, the pizza and pasta, made al dente, are appreciated for their taste and presentation, characteristically simple yet skillfully executed. As per the reviews, the eatery has been described as an upscale space with exquisite decor that complements the authentic Italian menu perfectly. Bari Ristorante has built a loyal customer base who enjoys the personalized attention from the staff and the excellent array of dishes that the establishment offers.
A photo of Amalfi Ristorante Italiano & Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Galleria / Uptown
Booked 23 times today
Amalfi Ristorante Italiano & Bar offers a genuine Italian dining experience that stands out even in a city renowned for its plentiful Italian restaurants. The authenticity and quality of their cuisine has been repeatedly confirmed by patrons, some of whom regard it as the best Italian food in Houston. The menu offers a variety of dishes that transport guests to the Amalfi Coast, such as Homemade pistachio-infused ravioli stuffed with Taleggio cheese and black truffle, topped with wild boar ragù, and truffle pasta crowned with salt-cooked Branzino. Praised for their consistency of excellence, Amalfi is known for its superior food, great presentations, professional service and reasonable prices. The overall dining experience, enhanced by the Italian speaking waitstaff and the tasteful decor, elicits comparisons with a meal in Italy itself.
A photo of Tavola restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Galleria / Uptown
Booked 15 times today
Tavola promises an Italian culinary experience set in a lively ambiance, accompanied by an upcoming undisclosed French concept. Representing a voyage through the Italian Riviera, Tavola will occupy the first floor as a novel, high-end Italian dining establishment serving both lunch and dinner complemented by a bustling brasserie-style bar.
A photo of Enoteca Rossa restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Bellaire
Booked 20 times today
Enoteca Rossa, located in Houston, consistently garners praise for its authentic Italian culinary expertise. Customers hail it as their favorite, and some even consider it as the best Italian cuisine in Houston. Reviewers have delighted in its variety of dishes, from outstanding calamari, beet salad, and scallops over risotto, to the classic chicken parmigiana and linguine with clams. The restaurant's lively ambiance, friendly service, and extensive wine selection contribute to its genuine Italian dining experience. The consistent quality and freshness of food, combined with the traditional Italian atmosphere, have made Enoteca Rossa a precious gem among the gastronomy scene.
A photo of Del Vista Bar and Grill restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Westside
Booked 5 times today
Del Vista Bar and Grill is a beloved neighborhood restaurant, serving up an eclectic mix of American, Italian, and Mediterranean dishes. Patrons frequent the Del Vista not only for its high quality American cuisine but also for their excellent and knowledgeable service. A standout dish is the pork tenderloin, as well as the fresh fish. The Dev Vista delights with their dessert offering, particularly the coconut cream pie and banana pudding. Reviews also highlight their seafood options, such as the Rainbow Trout, and their innovative takes on classics like the brisket lasagne. With great food, good wine prices, and superb service, it's easy to see why Del Vista Bar and Grill is a top choice for American cuisine.
A photo of Grotto - Houston restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Galleria / Uptown
Booked 28 times today
Grotto - Houston is celebrated as a top dining destination for authentic Italian cuisine. Many reviews highlight the excellent service, delicious food, and lovely ambiance, with patrons describing the experience as consistently flawless. The restaurant, a proud fixture in Houston's Galleria Area, is particularly renowned for its variety of pasta dishes, brick-oven pizzas, and traditional fare. Diners also rave about the decadent desserts, including tiramisu that is perfected to every layer. The seasoned staff members go the extra mile to provide the ultimate dining experience, receiving numerous compliments for their friendliness. Overall, Grotto - Houston is highly recommended for those seeking an exceptional and reasonably priced Italian dining experience.
A photo of Arturo Boada Cuisine restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Galleria / Uptown
Booked 3 times today
Arturo Boada Cuisine provides an unforgettable Italian culinary experience as testified by the wealth of positive reviews. Patrons hail it as a "hidden gem", consistently lauding its delectable menu and intimate setting. The restaurant offers an extensive menu, including authentic Italian pizza, pasta dishes, and homemade desserts such as tiramisu and gelato. Notably mentioned by reviewers is the superb quality of the seafood, Bolognese sauce, and the wood-fired oven pizza. The restaurant is described as one of the best in Houston, delivering a true Italian cuisine experience with its exemplary service and high-quality, fresh ingredients. Arturo Boada is a must-visit for those seeking a unique and authentic Italian culinary journey.
A photo of Fig & Olive - Houston restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Galleria / Uptown
Booked 5 times today
In Uptown Houston's Galleria, FIG & OLIVE Tasting Kitchen & Bar is an escape to the French Riviera for weary shoppers and residents. F&O Houston gives guests an accessible way to indulge with an elegant lunch or a late-night rendezvous. The buzzy bar scene makes for an evening that is effortlessly entertaining. And the Rosé Terrace is the perfect place to enjoy a glass of sparkling rosé or a signature cocktail. On weekends, we offer brunch twists on our menu for a South of France style Saturday or Sunday.
A photo of Piatto Ristorante (Galleria) restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Galleria / Uptown
Booked 5 times today
With rave reviews from customers, Piatto Ristorante (Galleria) stands out as a beacon of authentic Italian cuisine. Patrons commend its "wonderful traditional Italian fare," and attest that it's "the best Italian food they've had since leaving NYC." The restaurant brings classic Italian dishes to life, crafted with passion and devotion. The service is remarkable, with the "respectful, pleasant and hard-working" staff adding to the dining experience. Owner Johnny earns praise for being professional and kind-hearted, enhancing the relaxed and welcoming ambiance. This combined with "outstanding" food quality makes Piatto Ristorante (Galleria) a beloved spot for genuine Italian dining, catering to regulars and newcomers alike.
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