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Best Italian Restaurants in Montrose


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A photo of Marmo restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Montrose
Booked 82 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 Zanti Cucina Italiana - River Oaks restaurant
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 La Griglia - Houston restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • River Oaks
Booked 62 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 Fiori restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Montrose
Booked 17 times today
"Fiori" distinguishes itself as an authentic Italian restaurant due to numerous positive reviews from customers who have experienced its service and cuisine. Situated in Houston, the restaurant boasts a beautiful and comfortable ambiance, complete with a flower shop. The owner and chef, both Italian, are praised for offering true Italian specialties that never disappoint. Reviewers call attention to the chef's unique dishes, such as fried lamb chops, and the careful attention given to presenting high-quality ingredients in dishes, such as the lobster ravioli and the Amatriciana. Furthermore, the restaurant's service, presentation, and ambiance have won approval from both Italian locals and visitors alike. Indeed, customers laud the professional staff, the engaging events and live music, and the restaurant's commitment to the authenticity of Italian cuisine. Fiori's reputation as Houston's best Italian restaurant is thus well-deserved.
A photo of Lombardi Cucina Italiana - Houston restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Westside
Booked 92 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 Coppa Osteria restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Rice Village
Booked 79 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 Damian's Cucina Italiana restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Montrose
Booked 39 times today
Damian's Cucina Italiana, located near downtown Houston, is widely praised for its superb Italian cuisine. Patrons have consistently applauded the restaurant's exceptional service, delicious food, and excellent ambiance. Many have expressed their delight in the authentic feel of the dishes, noting the spot as the best Italian in Houston. The review also highlighted the consistent quality of the food and the expertise of the waitstaff. Despite some minor issues, the overall experience at Damian's Cucina Italiana is consistently great, earning it a strong recommendation for anyone seeking high-quality Italian cuisine in Houston.
A photo of North Italia – BLVD restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Galleria / Uptown
Booked 60 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 38 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 Sorrento Ristorante Italiano restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Montrose
Booked 21 times today
Sorrento Ristorante Italiano, located in Houston, is acclaimed for its authentic and exceptional Italian cuisine. The restaurant has garnered a stellar reputation among its patrons, who consistently praise the establishment for its "outstanding" dishes including table side risotto, lamb chops, and a diverse wine list. The "excellent service" and "impressive ambiance" are also regularly appreciated, contributing to a memorable dining experience. The recurring endorsements from numerous reviews specifically laud Sorrento's freshness and quality. Enlivened by live piano music, Sorrento's environment is often described as "relaxing and romantic", and has been dubbed by many as one of their favorite Italian restaurants in Houston.

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Discover best Italian restaurants in Montrose

Discover the essence of Italian cuisine in the vibrant Montrose neighborhood of Houston, where a selection of restaurants offers an authentic taste of Italy. Each venue, characterized by its unique ambiance and commitment to quality, provides a culinary journey through the rich flavors and traditional dishes of Italy. From expertly paired Tuscan wines to freshly prepared pastas and inventive Italian entrees, the dining options in Montrose cater to both classic tastes and modern preferences. The dining scene here is dynamic, offering a mix of sophistication and charm that attracts both locals and visitors alike. These restaurants pride themselves on using high-quality ingredients and implementing traditional cooking techniques that highlight the depth of Italian culinary traditions. Whether you're looking for a romantic dinner spot or a lively place to share a meal with friends, Montrose’s Italian eateries promise an exceptional dining experience. Enjoy the warm, welcoming service and the beautifully crafted dishes that truly represent the spirit of Italy right in the heart of Houston.

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