Mezza Grille

4.6
190 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
Since opening our doors in 2005, Mezza Grille excels at pleasing our guest’s taste buds with a unique fusion of flavors, steakhouse favorites, and fresh seafood.

Whether enjoying lunch or dinner, our guests always leave satisfied and craving more! How do we know? Mezza Grille perennially ranks among the top restaurants in Houston with stellar reviews on Yelp, TripAdvisor, and Opentable.

We’re open for lunch and dinner seven days a week offering the best steak in Houston, fresh gulf seafood, and an extensive wine menu to pair with your meal.

Over and over again our guests comment on the quality and freshness of our menu, while new guests say they wish they had heard of us sooner! So Come in today and experience an exquisite fusion of flavor, and see why we are the Best Restaurant in Houston!

*Note: absolutely NO outside food (including birthday cakes) or drinks are allowed.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Fusion / Eclectic, Steakhouse
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Hours of operation
Lunch
Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner
Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(713) 334-2000
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Mike Tibi
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Private party facilities
Mezza Grille is the perfect fine dining choice for an elegant private dinner party, celebration, or corporate event! Special note: absolutely NO outside food (including desserts) or drink are allowed.
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Private party contact
Stephanie Tibi: (888) 986-3893
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Catering
From our signature Mango Stuffed Chicken to our famous White Chocolate Bread Pudding...........We’ll bring the fresh flavors and delicious dishes right to you!

For information & prices, contact our Event coordinator Stephanie Tibi at 713-334-2000
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Greenridge Between Voss & Fountainview
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Parking details
Parking Lot.
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Entertainment
Happy Hour 7 Days a Week 3-6 PM
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Special events & promotions
Wine Tasting Dinner
Sunday Brunch
Late Martini Night " Fri- Sat " Only
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Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 190 People Are Saying
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MH
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

We were very happy with everything! The spicy steak chipotle pasta was fantastic.

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k
Houston
11 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 3

The food is always outstanding, luv their hearty tortilla soup, cinnamon flavored rice (and I am not a cinnamon person!) and all kebobs service was unusually slow this time. Just a plain Jane interior but you go for the food.

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GO
Houston
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistently good salads. I wish they had an option of cups withnfull salad. Very attentive waiter.

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r
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

First the host was awesome and helpful
Our waiter was awesome and helpful as well knowledgeable about the cocktails and food Thx Oscar and the awesome Mr host whose name I forgot thank you so much for helping us have a warm and inviting mid day dinner💕💋💕💋

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j
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food with excellent service. Was our first trip, but will definitely be back.

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t
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 5ambience 1

On TripAdvisor this is a high rated restaurant. Food portions are too big. Presentation is poor. Ambiance is bad. Service was very good

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ER
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had a really nice evening at Mezza Grille. Our server was attentive and the food was very good.

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MR
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

I was concerned at first as the server was not very friendly and then it was my birthday and would not allow us to bring our own cake, unfortunately I wasin the hospital 3 weeks ago and I'm very restricted on what I can eat so that was disappointing. The owner came to explain why the policy was in place and it made things better as our server Omar was nice, friendly and thoughtful. I ordered the grilled vegetables platter that includes scalloped potatoes and the thought of me not being able to eat dairy si he suggested a substitution for rosemary roasted potatoes, delicious!! The food was worth not being able to bring in my own cake, lol.. price is reasonable, food is delicious and Omar's service excellent!! My family had found a new favorite place :)

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great food, great service. Some of the best vegetables I’ve had.

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g
Houston
13 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Wow what a surprise under our nose!!!! Stimson our server was delightful!! The food was fresh excellent and delicious.
Big surprise of the meal? Tres leches. Umm yes they have a great one that is moist!! I don't know if I like it with the coconut on top but it has the true royal icing as it should and not just the whip cream everyone else uses as a way out. Took 3 other coworkers and they all loved our meal! :)

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SB
Austin
4 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This was a wonderful meal all around. My s-i-l had the Lemon Butter Chicken which was absolutely delicious. The potatoes that came with it were mouth watering. I had the Spicy Lamb and thoroughly enjoyed it. I was a little concerned about the term "spicy" and asked the server. She said it was really the sauce that was served on the side that is spicy. So that's what I got and it was great. And the sauce was really not spicy at all. Our server, Breanna, was wonderful. I'd definitely go back and highly recommend it. The only down side was that it was a birthday celebration, and I had stated that in my reservation, but there was no mention of it. No dessert or glass of champagne or anything. Oh well. I'll still go back as soon as I can.

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AT
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We absolutely loved this place! We took from the Houston Restaurant Weeks Menu and the portion sizes were huge!! Took enough food home for another meal the next day. Lots of different flavors. Will definitely be back to try the main menu soon!!!

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AU
Minneapolis
19 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Went for HRW. Menu was delicious and hugely generous portions. So good!

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GD
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We consider this restaurant as one of the better in the city. Food quality is superb. Chef is extremely talented.

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RB
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Service was excellent even though the restaurant was busy. Only complaint, the rissoto was good but very heavily flavored with rosemary. It just did not go with the salmon with a fruit topping.

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TT
Houston
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Food was very good. Service was strange and not very good. Our apitizer and main course came out at the same time. We told the waiter that we were not ready for the main course as we would like to enjoy our appetizer first and he seemed offended. Ambiance was ok.

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S
Houston
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were celebrating my son's birthday. The food was delicious! Everyone liked what they ordered. We also had cocktails and they were colorful, fun and quite good! The waiter, Ricardo, was very friendly and seemed to be super enthusiastic about the food. He commented on how great our choices were on drinks and on food. The service was wonderful -- we will definitely be back!

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SM
Houston
58 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

First time to dine here. Was very good with very attentive service.

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CT
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

Very average meal. Chicken kabob was good. Calamari was awful! Seemed to not be cooked all the way. Service was average.

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HA
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Mezza Grille is always great. Food and service has always been excellent. Staff is always very helpful. Very well run restaurant that with great menu and special dinners. We go there often for special occasions. I have always liked the Chipotle shrimp pasta, but this time tried the Chipotle risotto that was also great.

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CG
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Took my wife for 5 year wedding anniversary and was the perfect pick.

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DP
Houston
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Can’t wait to go back. We were seated promptly. The waitress was extremely friendly and made recommendations. The food was absolutely delicious and they have a great wine list. A+++++ all the way around. If you go, ask for Tina, she’s absolutely amazing.

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P
Houston
12 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food at reasonable prices. Good wine list. Lower priced wines a bit over priced and higher priced wines get a little better but good selection overall.

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JD
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and atmosphere is great for conversation and having a satisfying lunch.

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MR
Miami
10 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Variety of wonderful food on the menu. Everything we ordered was prepared and presented beautifully and tasted excellent. Ricardo our waiter was very personable and attentive.

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j
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 3

We have eaten at Mezza Grill often and never had a bad meal. The waitress was sweet but my husband ordered a meal which was very dry and when we told the waitress she said the sauce had not been served and she would get it. Well half his meal was done by the time we got it and there was only an apology which our company felt was not enough. We took them because we wanted to introduce them to Mezza. Too bad

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KT
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

One of my favorite restaurant. We have never had a bad meal there!

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r
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Great food. Good Value.. Outstanding service. Ricardo was excellent, just the proper level of attention.

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J
Houston
18 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service, delicious food, nice atmosphere. That's about all we need!

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F
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The dip and chips before dinner were fabulous. I had chicken breast stuffed with mangos and other goodies. It was done perfectly. I was concerned how this would turn out but it sounded so good and was very tender. You need to like mango though. ;)
I want to go back and have their house salad for lunch! It looked amazing.

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b
Houston
12 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

Not a place that you would want to return after a hohum initial visit.

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OT
Houston
22 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and awesome food!

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TU
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

👍🏻. Always great food!

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OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time at Mezza Grille and definitely will not be the last. The food was delicious and fresh, the service was great!

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OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was first-class as always!

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MD
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious as always. The service was great. Our table from our reservation was ready as soon as we arrived. This was my 3rd time dining at Mezza and I have not been disappointed yet!

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ST
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistently first-rate food and service. Traditional Italian dishes and unique Mediterranean.

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TN
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food and service. We celebrated Mother's Day. We had the mango stuffed chicken, mixed grill, lamb shanks, some pastas. They are very good. We received excellent services. Because of Mother's Day celebration, they are complimented us with two free deserts.

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Houston
35 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We went to Mezza Grille for Mothers Day. My wife picked it for the restaurant had great reviews and the menu had interesting flavors that were of interest to her.
All of our food was very good and the staff was very helpful. Worth trying.

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OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Meal and dinner was great had a wonderful time

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