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Best Italian Restaurants in Heights / Washington

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A photo of Nundini Chef's Table restaurant
4.5
Awesome(560)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Heights / Washington
Booked 2 times today
Located in Houston, the Nundini Chef's Table is an Italian gem, lauded by patrons for its authentic mouth-watering dishes. Reviewers regularly sing praises of its "amazing" food, describing it as "real Italian experience" by Italians themselves. Unique delights such as wood-fired pizzas, with their "thin and crispy" characteristics, to "fresh and delicious" Caesar salads, are fan-favorites, proving the superior culinary skills of Chef Timothy. The consistency in delivering "excellent service and food" is highly appreciated by the clientele. Additionally, Nundini's vast wine selection has earned a special mention in reviews, suggesting a visit to this restaurant offers not just a meal, but a "true Italian" gastronomic journey.
A photo of Zanti Cucina Italiana - River Oaks restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(865)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • River Oaks
Booked 81 times today
Zanti Cucina Italiana - River Oaks is a gem of an Italian restaurant located in Houston. Patrons highly recommend it for its exceptional food, stunning ambiance, and outstanding service. The reviews praise everything from the beef tartare starter to the main dishes including pasta, chicken, and veal, all meticulously cooked to perfection. Their dulce de leche lava cake is also cited as being 'magical'. The restaurant is especially lauded for its extensive Italian wine selection. According to one reviewer, it's "probably one of the best Italian Restaurants in Houston". The staff is said to be incredibly attentive, further enhancing the overall dining experience.
A photo of Lombardi Cucina Italiana - Houston restaurant
4.4
Awesome(444)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Westside
Booked 118 times today
*Please note- reservations are only accepted via OpenTable or by calling the restaurant directly*Lombardi Cucina Italiana is a celebration of authentic Italian cuisine with a modern touch. The menu features a large selection "fatto a Mano" pastas as well as an extensive array of fresh fish, meats and produce. The curated beverage program has a vast selection of worldly wines and handcrafted signature cocktails. Our forward thinking cocktail menu uses innovative ingredients from the kitchen, such as prosciutto, rosemary and amarene. The wine list will represent all main wine regions of the world, with a primary focus on the Italian Peninsula, Lombardi Cucina Italiana's atmosphere will remind you of an open air villa in Italy, surrounded by olive trees, Italian marble and Venetian Chandeliers. Their luxurious bar and cocktail lounge is the perfect setting for an evening of relaxation, while listening to live entertainment.
A photo of Marmo restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1209)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Montrose
Booked 66 times today
Marmo restaurant in Houston is an outstanding choice for those in search of excellent Italian cuisine. Multiple reviews affirm the quality of their food and service, with one patron enthusiastically saying, "This is what Houston needed! Excellent Italian Food." The waitstaff at Marmo receive high praise for their knowledge, attentiveness, and the extraordinary customer service they provide. With dishes ranging from Squid Ink Pasta to Bison Rib-eye, Marmo expertly delivers on both traditional and contemporary Italian dishes. The authenticity of the food, the friendly service, and the agreeable atmosphere make Marmo a must-visit for Italian cuisine enthusiasts. As a reviewer exclaimed, "Everything was amazing from the food to the service to the atmosphere."
A photo of La Griglia - Houston restaurant
4.4
Awesome(2560)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • River Oaks
Booked 56 times today
La Griglia in Houston is an outstanding Italian restaurant, recognized by many for its exceptional quality. Diners find the food to be excellent, from the usual Italian dishes to unique and unusual offerings that you won't find at a typical Italian eatery. The service is deemed top-notch, with attentive and understanding staff that creates a fun and energetic dining atmosphere. Some even compared the ambiance to being in Sicily. Regardless of the occasion, La Griglia is a compelling option, thanks to its consistent quality and great value. With numerous endorsements, it remains a favorite among Houston's Italian culinary scene.
A photo of Bari Ristorante restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(361)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • River Oaks
Booked 48 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 Laurenzo's Restaurant restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2167)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Heights / Washington
Booked 11 times today
Laurenzo's Restaurant is widely loved for its delicious Italian dishes alongside a variety of other cuisine options. Reviewers consistently praise its food quality and variety, with various Italian dishes such as Italian cream cake and Italian chicken cordon blue receiving high acclaim. The excellent service provided by the staff is also often highlighted, resulting in a warm and welcoming dining experience. Beyond the great food and service, the ambiance of the restaurant adds to its charm. With consistent positive reviews lauding its cuisine and atmosphere, Laurenzo's Restaurant continues to stand out as a destination for good Italian cuisine.
A photo of North Italia – BLVD restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(4041)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Galleria / Uptown
Booked 72 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 Coppa Osteria restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(359)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Rice Village
Booked 80 times today
Coppa Osteria is highly recommended for its excellent contemporary Italian cuisine with reviews frequently highlighting the restaurant's exceptional service and food quality. Visitors enjoy a range of authentic dishes, including homemade pasta with Bolognese, octopus carpaccio, and brick chicken. Despite the bustling atmosphere, staff are both attentive and professional, ensuring a great dining experience. The impressive wine selection accompaniments the Italian fare well, with the Italian rose and espresso martini favored by many. Even when busy, service never feels rushed and guests appreciate the thoughtful menu recommendations. Despite being a bit loud at times, Coppa Osteria's high-energy ambiance enhances its contemporary Italian dining experience. One reviewer notes Coppa Osteria as their "go-to for the best Italian in town," showcasing its reputation for truly delightful dining.
A photo of Tavola restaurant
4.4
Awesome(106)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Galleria / Uptown
Booked 28 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.
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