North Italia – BLVD

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$30 and under
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Italian

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At North, we focus on what we do best: Italian from scratch. Enjoy any of our handmade pastas and pizzas, created with seasonal ingredients and inventive flavors. Or, try a different signature dish, prepared with our fresh flavors from the garden, farm, and sea. We’ve hand crafted seasonal cocktails that pair great with our food, creating a real modern Italia experiences perfect for any occasion.
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.5
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4.5
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d
Houston
11 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall1food4service3ambience1

The noise level was unbearable. We could not hear our server and it was very difficult to talk with my spouse. I left with a headache. Though the food was good and reasonable, I would not return due to the noise

DA
Houston
11 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Extremely noisy place... the food is just average, although service was good.

OT
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Georgio was our waiter and was a ten with service!

AC
Houston
1 review
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a wonderful time at North!! Great food and service.

OT
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall2food2service4ambience4

40 min to get a salad, hot and wilted when it came out, Ninos gave a damn

JW
New Orleans
45 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience5

it was our first time to dine here. The place had a great feel and was very vibrant. Our pizza was very good as was the Bolognese. The wine list has several nice offerings by the glass. Although our server Hannah was very nice and accommodating it was surprisingly difficult to get our wine orders timely.
Otherwise we had a nice experience and would return.

OT
1 review
Dined on December 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything on the menu always sounds so yummy here, and i love the freshness of everything! We usually do dinner here, but it was a nice little lunch spot and not too busy or loud! Our server was very kind as was every other employee we interacted with.

OT
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was excellent. We ordered a few different dishes and everything was to be shared. The waiter (Dustin) was astute enough to split the dishes without even asking and this just made the evening go even more efficiently. We were able to try multiple items.
My colleague was vegetarian and it was good to know that multiple entrees could be made vegetarian despite how the menu was written.
The pasta was excellent. Had the chicken pesto minus the chicken. The cauliflower and the salads were excellent. The affogato was incredible!
Finally the atmosphere is very modern and open. For a Tuesday night the place was packed! - which is a great thing to see.

P
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The quality of food, friendly service, but also the high noise level is consistent every time that I go there. It’s better to sit outside if the weather is good.

OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on December 3, 2019
Overall3food5service2ambience4

So disappointed tonight. I don’t think we will be back.

w
Houston
1 review
Dined on December 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Bianca Pizza was excellent! Good value. Pretty loud place though! Love the atmosphere.

OT
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chris was very good and polite and very informative on the menu, would definitely recommend

S
Houston
1 review
Dined on December 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great for a business meal. It was casual and easy going. The wait staff was very respectful of our conversations.

OT
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Service was not great. Waited at door several minutes before any staff acknowledged us. I stated on reservation it was a birthday but no one acknowledged that. I was brought the wrong entree and it was corrected but I didn’t get my meal until the rest of the party was almost done. They did comp the dessert to make up for it.

C
Indiana
7 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed a Happy Hour special of a bottle of wine and a chefs board. Both were delicious and a great value.

d
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, wine, service. We love the patio and always enjoy visiting. The short rib pasta is a treat.

JM
Houston
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

A really nice place for Italian food in the city! Loved the ambiance and it is really great date spot as well as a happy hour spot for small or larger groups. They also have lovely patio seating!

OT
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2019
Overall2food3service3ambience4

Eggs were ever cooked a meal and we Had to keep on asking for refills on our drinks

MU
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall1food3service1ambience2

I had to wait long time to have food and drink served after ordering. No draft beer.

OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall3food1service4ambience4

Really disappointed with the food my Bolognese (aka meat sauce) had no meat! It was just bland watery tomato juice and my pasta was overcooked. My fiancé’s chicken Parmesan was burnt! So sad because we loved eating here.

JP
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very good food and service. Only drawback is that it is exceptionally loud.

JM
Houston
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Third time to dine at North Italia. Good as always. Chef Board is a must. Food and service were great. Only drawback is the noise level in the main dining room.

Z
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Great food, great cocktails, reasonable variety on menu. Kitchen willing and able to customize dishes to taste, service staff mostly friendly and accommodating.

AK
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Delicious real Italian food, but very crowded and noisy, at least on Friday night.

s
Houston
33 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome food and service

H
Houston
11 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience4

North used to be excellent. Lately, the food quality isn’t what it used to be. They used to have smashed potatoes that were made in house and came with a delicious aioli. Now they are a frozen potato that tastes completely different and not good. The meatball sandwich isn’t what it used to be either.

MD
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

I was quite surprised when we ordered our wine that they were out of the wine we selected completely (by the glass and bottle). Pinot Noir is a fairly popular type of wine and for an Italian restaurant it was very good when the waiter told us "sorry we are completely out". We had to select another type of wine to drink. It was fine but disappointing. The food is always good at North, however, and we will continue to go back again and again. We have been to North in Austin, Dallas and Houston. Definitely recommend but they just need to get the wine stock right!

CJ
Houston
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was awesome. He constantly checked on us to make sure we had what we needed and was very personable. The food was superb!

LA
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great time ,will recommend to friends and family to visit and enjoy great food and fun

GM
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All their food is made from scratch and you can taste it in every bite and the service was great.
The waiter took his time to go over the entire menu and made great recommendations.
For sure a great Sunday Brunch Spot!

OT
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

North Italia never fails. The food, ambiance and service are always just right. This a reliable spot for my hubby and I to meet friends and family.

CD
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A friend was here from out of town, loved it! Stefan was our server, he was very informative about the menus. Great service.

OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall1food5service1ambience1

Got the wrong order and had to wait long ... my plate was cold when the other one was brought. Then the waiter charged the wrong account under my card. Had to wait until they fixed everything...

Also had to wait 35 mins after reservation time for a table. I arrived a little early.... waited total 45 mins with a reservation.

LL
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall4food4service2ambience3

Had an 8pm reservation and we weren’t seated until 8:45. What’s the point of a reservation? Hostess was unapologetic. Food is always good but noise and lack of space to wait for 45 minutes make us not want to return.

K
Dallas
12 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I came here for our weekly lunch date. Because it was a nice day, I RSVP'd for outdoor seating, which I'm glad I did because inside was very noisy. The food reminded us of being in Venice, very tasty and just the right portion. The service was excellent. Overall we would come here again and would sit outside again (weather permitting).

OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wait staff was great.

OT
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome food, service ambiance

OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Birthday dinner

GF
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent. Great Service. Fun Atmosphere. We will be back.

OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a wonderful Sunday evening! Toast was our server, He was a breath of fresh air to say the least.; his energy was perfect for my girlfriend and I. We sat outside, had a bottle of white wine and food we had a margherita pizza as well as the pig. The best of the best in spontaneous evening dinner. It’s great to know there’s people with his energy out in the industry. Will be back and request him for sure!

Cheers!