BRIO Tuscan Grille - Houston - City Center

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$30 and under
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Italian
Warm, relaxed Italian eatery serving Tuscan-inspired grill fare, wine & cocktails. You can experience the finest in authentic Italian dining right here in Texas when you dine at Brio Italian Grille in Houston Texas. Feast on fresh seafood, steaks grilled to perfection, and delicate house-made pasta, all paired with vibrant wine and cocktails. Enjoy world-class service in a chic, sophisticated environment with friends and family. Make your reservation today!

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  • CELEBRATE WORLD PASTA MONTH!

    Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2020
    Enjoy 3 new pasta dishes for World Pasta Month – Only for a Limited Time! Twirl your fork in celebration of authentic flavors in 3 new pasta dishes, available during World Pasta Month thru October 31st – Pasta Mediterranean // Shrimp Alfredo // Spaghetti Carbonara with Chicken. Valid for Dine In or To Go. Ends 10/31/2020.
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4.3based on recent ratings
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vipJohnB
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good food great service. Value for the money was great.

BRIO Tuscan Grille - Houston - City Center
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you! We hope to serve you again soon.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Service was slow. Drinks were not refilled until after we finished our meals. The restaurant was not crowded.

BRIO Tuscan Grille - Houston - City Center
Responded 5 days ago

We apologize for the slower than expected service. The management team has been made aware of your comments for improvement in our service and expediency.  

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vipLenaH
Houston
18 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience as always. I had the pleasure of being served by Miguel. He was very attentive! Would def request him next time I’m there to dine.

BRIO Tuscan Grille - Houston - City Center
Responded on September 28, 2020

We are happy to receive such lovely feedback about Miguel and our team. Thank you for dining with us. We hope you visit us again soon.

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Cdvsr
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great. Food, service and socially distanced.

BRIO Tuscan Grille - Houston - City Center
Responded on September 28, 2020

Thank you! We hope to safely serve you again soon.

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AnnaT
Houston
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great, as always! I feel Brio adjust well to COVID reality, and we felt safe to dine there.

BRIO Tuscan Grille - Houston - City Center
Responded on September 23, 2020

Thank you Anna! We're so happy to hear you felt safe dining with us. We hope to serve you again soon.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
43 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Menu
Everything was prepared perfectly
Lobster and Shrimp Pasta is my favorite!

BRIO Tuscan Grille - Houston - City Center
Responded on September 15, 2020

Thank you for dining out with us! We appreciate you sharing your experience and look forward to serving you again.

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MichaelF
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Overall, it was a very good experience. The food was excellent and the reduced menu still had lots of choices. Tables were adequately spaced for social distancing which kept the noise to a minimum. They were a tad understaffed, but the waiter was pleasant and apologetic for any delays.

BRIO Tuscan Grille - Houston - City Center
Responded on September 15, 2020

We're glad to safely serve you and look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

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vipAllanM
Houston
19 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service as always. Food was amazing and they were very accommodating. Love the patio.

BRIO Tuscan Grille - Houston - City Center
Responded on September 15, 2020

We are happy to receive such lovely feedback about our team. Thank you for dining with us. We hope you visit us again soon.

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vipDante
Houston
27 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The meals were well prepared and presented well. Our waiter appeared to be somewhat new, but he was trying very hard. We enjoyed our time at Brio.

BRIO Tuscan Grille - Houston - City Center
Responded on September 10, 2020

Thank you for choosing to dine with us at Brio Italian Grille. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your meal and hope to serve you again soon.

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vipAllanM
Houston
19 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. Glad they’re open again. Miss the cumin triangles.

BRIO Tuscan Grille - Houston - City Center
Responded on September 3, 2020

Thank you Allan! We hope to serve you again soon.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service. Water was never empty.

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DavidL
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience5

My wanted to go to Brio and we were joined by my oldest daughter. Dino, our server was a perfect balance of helpful but not intrusive. Saw that we had the delicious bread and water. Made helpful suggestions about wine. Speaking of which, the wine selection is one of the more sparse ones we have seen at an Italian restaurant. Was excited about the Shrimp/Lobster Afredo, but the pasta was really sticky therefore hard to separate. The Ladies were satisfied with their dishes.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2020
Overall3food1service3ambience3

25 bucks for a salty pasta with raw lobster.

Thanks but no thanks.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful meal!

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vipAllanM
Houston
19 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service. So glad they’re open again. Will definitely be back, however miss the bread crisps.

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vipJulia
Houston
10 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated our wedding anniversary and our server, Miguel, made it extra special.

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Partyof7
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience5

We went on a Monday. It was not crowded.
Bread stale, order incorrect, salmon not well done,
cheese cake tasted granular & crust was hard to cut. It was probably old. Our meal was not edible. Waiter was new & took forever for everything. Manager compt us.
We will never come back.

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MichaeH
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall3food4service1ambience4

I have been in Brio very few times, but the service on 3/08/2020 was very poor.

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viparthur
Houston
13 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We always enjoy Brio - food, ambiance and service. The Zucchini Fritti are outstanding.

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vipDL27
Houston
68 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience3

My friend and I had a nice meal, but just split an appetizer and entrees to save on calories. Everything was tasty though and the cocktails were great!

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vipPeterB
Houston
22 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall2food1service4ambience3

I ordered the fish of the day, sea bass, it was fishy tasting, not fresh, and very Small portion for $35. Wife order the shrimp Capri, lots of pasta very few shrimp. Service was good, but that was the highlight of the night. Will not go back and suggest same for others considering going.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Love this place for lunch! Great food at a good value.

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vipElaineKaty
Houston
10 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Menu offers a nice selection. 6 of us ordered different meals and everyone enjoyed their entree. Fair price for good good. Chicken parmigiana and lemon chicken were delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Valentine’s Day dinner

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Fortune
Houston
7 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food was delicious on the day after Valentines Day. We celebrated a birthday and was very quiet. The staff we’re attentive and friendly! It is a place to return!

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vipPhilC
Houston
11 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall2food5service1ambience3

Service was poor. Never got a water refill, took 30 minutes to get a bottle of wine. Food was tasty.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Well first of all I had to wait 15 minutes after I had made a reservation. I understand that y’all are busy, but I made this reservation 10 days in advance just so I didn’t have to wait. The waitress was alright. She was attentive, but it seemed like her attention was elsewhere other than our table. We didn’t even get the cheese offered to us which other tables did.

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christ
Houston
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

really wish the chips that were in the bread backet came on a plate. Both bread and seeded chip were delicious however the seeds were everywhere and the floor in the entire restaurant were so dirty from it. not a complaint, 10 out of 10 would eat again just wish it came in an actual basket

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Partyof7
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for Valentine’s Day. We got in & seated right away with Open Table (7:15pm). They gave us a good four top. We were able to talk. The ambience was good. They brought out bread. We tried the soups, the salmon, and the bass. All excellent. The service was very good but a bit too fast. We will for sure coming back again.

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LauraJ
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience4

It was Valentine’s Day, and although busy, it wasn’t super crowded but our server, Dino, was very harried. It took him awhile to come to us, and then he didn’t introduce himself, or say Happy Valentine’s Day, but rushed and seemed preoccupied. Our table did not have rose petals like the other tables and I just felt like we were an inconvenience. As an afterthought, Dino asked... so what can I get you... or would you like to hear the specials? Our food came and my wine did not. We waited for Dino to come ( the food was delivered by someone else) so that we could get Parmesan cheese. My hubby had shrimp and lobster over fettuccine and he thought his pasta was overcooked. I had mushroom ravioli and added on shrimp ( mistake) as they were quite small and “fishy” tasting. The mushroom ravioli was ok but rather bland and the mushroom filling was sort of like paste- not really fresh and flavorful. We have always enjoyed Brio but this was not the best visit.

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GeorgeS
Houston
16 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was good and very reasonably priced.

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InnaG
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you. It was a great dinner with delicious food, great atmosphere and attentive service.
I will recommend BRIO to my friends.

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AliA
Houston
13 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good place for gatherings with lots of well portioned options

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KellyM
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great food and excellent service

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James
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall3food4service1ambience3

The food was fantastic. Our server did not introduce himself. He took our drink order and did not return for 20 minutes. Our drinks were brought by someone else. When our server came back he took our order disappeared again and our appetizer was brought by another person. I would visit again but would not chose the same sitting area.

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VickiT
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

This is the first time that I actually used Brio for a meeting I think it was hard on the server to not be attentive, She was very courteous and didn’t really want to interrupt us but wanted to make sure that we knew she was there so she did a wonderful job, and everything was great and I would very much do my lunch meetings there more often thank you

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice place and good food.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience3

Celebrated our anniversary (put in reservation notes) but waiter seemed to rush our dinner. Took bread away before we were done, made no drink recommendations, (I asked for a sample of wine to see if I liked it but once I sipped it and ordered a full glass, he took the remaining sample out of my hands not letting me finish it). The entree arrived before we were done with our salads. I mentioned to the waiter that it was our anniversary when ordering dessert but all that he did was put a single birthday candle in the dessert we ordered. Was hoping for a special celebratory meal but at least the food tasted good. Can’t even say the ambiance was good either because we were facing the busy kitchen.

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vipStevenG
Houston
24 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience3

We wanted a bottle of wine
Our server was awesome bringing us each a sample of three wines that we wanted to try. Impressive and yes we bought a bottle thank you

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EstherR
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fettuccine with shrimp and lobster was fabulous. Great atmosphere.

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BRIO Tuscan Grille - Houston - City Center does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates.

BRIO Tuscan Grille - Houston - City Center is rated 4.3 stars by 975 OpenTable diners.

BRIO Tuscan Grille - Houston - City Center does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://brio.launchgiftcards.com/.

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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