Grace's

4.7
2881 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
When owner Johnny Carrabba set out on his next restaurant venture, he knew his vision would include the fond memories he had of his dear grandmother Grace Mandola. Grace, also known to the family as Mama, was a Sicilian woman born to immigrant parents in Louisiana. She had a flair for cooking, hospitality, and deep faith.

She was known to make bread from scratch every Saturday for her legendary three-hour Sicilian Sunday lunches; and, her newly established family roots in Louisiana added interesting flavors to her home cooked meals. The entire Mandola family, including her five children and fourteen grandchildren, was regularly greeted in her home with smells of warm bread, well brewed sauces and homemade soups. It was around her table that her family learned the true meaning and value of relationships, friendships and good food. These memories are realized when one walks into Johnny Carrabba’s new restaurant, Grace's.
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4.6
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4.5
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Noise · Moderate
95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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DavidS
St. Louis
2 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Food and service were excellent. Noise level is very high. Thankfully we were on an end table.
No employees or staff were masked which was very concerning for us.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything about the place was great. Definitely recommend setting a reservation because the place was packed.

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GeraldP
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The place was amazing with excellent service. The food and drinks was as advertised

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vipRTPfood
Houston
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall2food2service2ambience2

First time there and went for my birthday dinner (with my husband and two teen boys). Even though my husband called and also noted in our reservation that it was my birthday and I am GF they did not accommodate. I think our waiter was new and we were placed in the back of the restaurant where it was very quiet at first but filled up quickly. He would tell us he would bring thing and then come back with something else and then say I’ll bring that thing I forgot. Our meal was ok but not worth the hefty price (IMO). I don’t mind spending $ on a meal but this was mediocre at best (and not made GF as requested). Also at the end of our dinner the waiter went on and on about the fabulous deserts and asked if we wanted any. Being GF (and it being my birthday) I asked which are GF and he said let me check and came back and said none. We will not be back. Was very much looking forward to going to the popular spot and came away very disappointed!

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time , Jahmal the server was very friendly and helpful with his recommendations. My wife had the stuffed poblano and I had the Philly cheesesteak. Both meals were well prepared and met our expectations. Jahmal also suggested the Bread pudding for dessert and it was delicious as well. Overall a great experience and we will be coming back again for dinner!

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vipLeslieK
Houston
24 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went with a another couple to enjoy a great meal and great service, as usual it was spot on. We had a cocktail and a blast! Hope to return as soon as possible

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DominiqueJ
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing. The food, atmosphere, the workers ! 10/10 would recommend and definitely going back !

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RosharonC
Houston
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my 3rd time dining here and the food was always delicious, the staff are friendly & very knowledgeable

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FeliciaL
Houston
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Corey was our waiter. He was excellant. There for a Birthday lunch and we felt so special from entering the restaurant, being seated and food was delicious service was great. Thanks again for making this lunch speical.

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KarenGG
Houston
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great! Only had one bad experience with a hostess several months ago; the manager at the time handled it.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

John was exemplary! Will be asking to be seated in his section next visit

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vipCharlesS
Houston
10 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Your diners at next table were too noisy. We should have asked for another table.

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vipTreyB
Houston
38 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always fresh, always friendly, always glad I came.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Lovely restaurant, this was our first time and we will definitely return. Food and drinks were delicious and lots of variety on the menu. Wait staff was outstanding, they seem to be happy for you to be there!

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vipKrystalH
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

always amazing!

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

I always love the atmosphere and the waiter Jose’ is always great! However, this is the second or third time I e ordered the lamb chops and they were full of nothing but fat. The first one was ok but the other two I took home were all fat. Waste of money.

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Peggy
Houston
14 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Loved Graces. Party of four, hub’s chicken pot pie was delicious, excellent Caesar salad. My crab cake with the siracha mayo and soba noodles was wonderful. Our friends had a seafood platter and beef stroganoff and loved both.

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VeronicaR
Houston
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bruce was awesome. Cornbread is amazing. Food is always good

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JoeyC
Houston
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Had the snapper special. It was good, but a bit high priced. Overall, food was good, service was satisfactory. I would go back.

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MiaA
Houston
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food. The chicken pot pie is savory, fresh and delicious!

Their service is without fail on point!

The bar is cozy.
The lighting is a bit too low.

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shanteA
Houston
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was great. Food was great. we enjoyed celebrating our love ones birthday here.

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vipJanet
Houston
39 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Grace's is always consistently delicious comfort food served well. We love it there.

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vipBobs1
Chicago
20 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent services as usual...great food and a great place for a business lunch.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Family gathering. Perfect place to relax with good food.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
69 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Met a friend for lunch at Grace’s on Thursday. Service was attentive, but not hovering, and the food was outstanding. My friend enjoyed tortilla soup, plenty of chicken, looked delicious. I loved my beet salad- had golden and red beets, arugula, goat cheese, and was fabulous! We ate outside on the covered patio, which had plenty of circulation from the ceiling fans.

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vipLeeB
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Two days in a row! It was perfect service with Chris and always delicious! Thank you for making every time special♥️

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vipLadybug
Houston
65 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Chicken Pot Pie can’t be beat. Very good, service. Sat in bar area and service was great

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vipLubbockGirl
Dallas
39 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was the ultimate in southern comfort fare. Service was gracious and well timed. Very enjoyable evening!

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vipYankeeFan
Houston
30 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday

Service was 100 percent professional

Food was incredible

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Butterflyjai
Houston
9 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this place! I felt so welcomed and appreciated. The service is impeccable and i love the music. Grace's has become an all time fav

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress, Kim, was amazing! She paid attention to detail & went the extra mile. Our food was great as usual. We will continue to support local!

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JoyK
Houston
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing, the food was delicious - I had the pork chop, greens, and yams - for the dessert, I ordered the banana pudding!

The staff and servers were amazing, professional, attentive!

I will be back!

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Beje26
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Kim was our server. She was professional and provided great service. She checked frequently to see if we needed anything. Drinks and food was served promptly.
The food was delicious. I’ve been to Grace’s about five times and yesterday was the first time I’d ever received cornbread. Well let me just say the cornbread was supper yummy. The carrot cake was good. Food, service, cocktails- everything was wonderful.

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vipAreyanaJ
Houston
19 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as always! Top 3 fav spot for over five years now. The stuffed poblano is my favorite meal here but this time I had the chicken fried chicken! Awesomeness

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pkcr
Houston
36 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just as I remember before pandemic. Chip was excellent and all 4 of us enjoyed our choices

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vipBobs1
Chicago
20 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for lunch...consistently great food and great service.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
47 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our server (Perry), was outstanding and provided suggestions for dinner (delicious crab topped salmon), and a nice white wine to compliment the dish. We went a little after 5 pm so we could let the traffic die down and the restaurant wasn't too busy or crowded at all. As we took our time and finished up around 6, the place began to fill up, so go early!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Reception was not friendly but wait staff and food was very good! Will return!

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vipSHJACK
Houston
13 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great and the service was excellent as well! It was a birthday celebration and we sat in the bar in a booth. Couldn’t have been more perfect!

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PamelaJ
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Food was amazing and the staff was incredibly attentive on a busy day. Noise level was high and this is not a place for a quiet romantic date but for a fun group it is awesome.

FAQs

Grace's offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (713) 728-6410.

Grace's is rated 4.7 stars by 2881 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.

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