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Grotto - Galveston - San Luis Resort

4.7
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$30 and under
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Italian
Grotto Italian Restaurant on Galveston Island is located in the luxurious San Luis Resort. At Grotto, all dishes are hand-prepared daily with only the freshest ingredients, a testament to our unrivaled passion for detail. From classic entrées such as the Lasagne al Forno to more innovative fare like the Salmon Brioso, our authentic Italian cuisine is sure to delight you.

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Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 555 people are saying
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LEW2
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was great! Waitress was friendly and attentive. Pizza was excellent! Atmosphere was cozy and warm

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing! Server was amazing ! Great value.

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JoelS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place and John Paul the man in charge makes sure of a wonderful experience

Will go back again and again!

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marcusp
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, great food, and great location! Nice sunset beach stroll after dinner to top it all off.

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OpenTable Diner
Central Texas
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food & service. Waiter was very happy to take our photo.

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vipluv2bpampered
Houston
68 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love the San Luis Resort, and the Grotto is one of our favorite restaurants there.
The Italian food is out of this world, and the cocktails are of the mixology level!!
Most of all, The Service is Outstanding!! John Paul & Brandee and Barton always
make our evenings and our guest Very special.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We visit Grotto at the San Luis regularly. We have favorites on the menu, Caesar salad, snapper romano, shrimp and crab capellini, and a few others as well as a favorite server who provides excellent service. We make reservations (required now anyway) o make sure we don’t have to wait long. A bit of Resort Dining experience just up the island from the house. Save room for the Butter Cake. There’s not a diet on the planet that you can’t give up temporarily for the Butter cake.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Me and fiancé had an outstanding experience last night on 09/3/2020 for a great kick off to celebrating our 4 year anniversary weekend in Galveston and kudos to the manger for everything. This was the best experience ever and our to our waiter Barton had outstanding customer service last night .

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staying in the condo’s Recommendation from friend!

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vipJOHN
Houston
51 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and service. Always convenient parking and pleasant surroundings.

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AnnG
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Red snapper was delicious!
Our server skylar was very polite and efficient

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AleezaG
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, fast, and very accommodating.

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SamC
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2020
Overall1food1service2ambience4

My wife ordered a vegetarian pizza with no cheese.
She is vegan. After about thirty minutes our waiter
Said that the kitchen had burned the pizza. He reordered it. When it came out the pizza was a supreme with all of the meat options and no cheese. My pepperoni was fine.
We sent the pizza back. I was completely finished with my pepperoni pizza and my wife’s pizza still had not been brought to the table. We asked for the manager to check.
He said it was still not ready. We asked for the check to leave. As we paid for the food that we had received the manager came to the table with a vegan pizza in a to go box. When we got home and opened the pizza it was only half way cooked

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Vacation time with special friend

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vipDallasFoodie
Dallas
108 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Had dinner reservation seated after 30 mins past reservation . Wait staff came to table after 15’mins being seated . We are staying at the resort this week .Wait staff friendly and offered good suggestions . The tomato capers and Ceasar salad both excellent . The cippriono and chicken Marsala both excellent .

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Charlie
Oklahoma City
15 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

the home made bread is absolutely delicious. The cioppino was excellent, full of fish, mussels, clams, calamari and shrimp. shrimp scampi was heavenly, and their pizza was great for the teenager. service was excellent and the atmosphere was well spaced while the staff wore masks and serving gloves. great place for dinner. it's located in the San Luis resort along with some other restaurants that receive great marks. will go again.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and service. Atmosphere was perfect!

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WaltW
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another great meal! I stepped away from my usual Veal San Luis and had Vic &Anthonys Crab Cakes-delicious! So glad they added it to the menu. Bartender Athenia makes a great Red Sangria. Keep up the good work Korry and congratulations on the promotion.

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vipDKevinB
Houston
24 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Typically great food and service. Parmesan crusted Snapper Romano was super good, as was the Spaghetti Bolognese. Huge meatballs, perfect bologna. Great price on Plumpjack Merlot.

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vipCSTR15
Dallas
25 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, super service and great atmosphere with views! Save room for dessert!

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TinaB
Baton Rouge
3 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We came for my birthday. Joseph was our waiter. He was absolutely amazing!!!!!!!

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DemeryP
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant was amazing! From the Chianti wine, to the fried artichokes, to the chicken pasta entree, I have nothing but great things to say. Our waiter was awesome and the service was great. Will definitely be back!

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MattG
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding service, outstanding food this place really is a nice romantic place to have dinner. Very classy. 10/10

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TerriF
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our Anniversary night was amazing. Athena and Barton were great and so nice and fun!! My husband and I had a wonderful time and will be back. The drinks and food were delicious. The restaurant kept everything clean and safe for the patrons. Love the happy hour. We really like all the Grotto’s as well. Thank you everyone who worked there. Very friendly. Loved the Open Table reservations style of booking.

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TravisD
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

We had a great meal. Service was excellent. Food was very good.

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vipTiffanyH
Dallas
7 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Try the pear salad! The snapper and veal were delicious. The desserts were decadent. The service, as all over the resort, is excellent.

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vipluv2bpampered
Houston
68 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food & Service always above & beyond‼️
We especially love Hohn Paul & Barton as they always make our evening’s so enjoyable.

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vipRichardM
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time here. It was great food and great service.

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vipChelsea
Austin
52 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Our food was not up to par. Cleaning supplies were being stored behind our booth and there was a smell. Will not be going back for awhile.

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vipJamesF
Atlanta
29 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Enjoyed dinner while celebrating our anniversary. Nice wine options. Meat ball appetizer is great. Good salads. I had to send main entree back to spice it up, but afterwards it was excellent.

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FrederickA
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had reservations and we showed up a bit early but they sat us right away. Our waiter came to our table within the first minute to take our drink order. He was knowledgeable on the variety of entrees and suggestions were great. It was a very relaxing and calm atmosphere. Our entrees were served within 20 minutes and we’re hot and fresh. We had complimentary dessert for our anniversary. Overall a perfect experience.

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LisaS
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful location facing a private pool area. Service was perfect. All of the food was delicious. We topped it off with a huge slice of chocolate cake!

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vipluv2bpampered
Houston
68 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Grotto's is one of our favorite dining choices, you can't go wrong here.
From pasta to seafood to the fabulous cocktails and desserts, they're
all superb. Most of all we love John Paul and Barton as they make our evenings
so special as well as our guests.

MF
vipMikeF
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

All was good. We had to wait on the hostess to take to go orders before they would set us

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BrigitteC
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. Would highly recommend this restaurant...one of our favorites!

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Skydiver
Houston
33 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Got a great experience- good food , excellent service , nice ambience.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

When we arrived we were only the 2nd table in the restaurant and yet we were sat next to a very loud table of 6 with young children. For a romantic night out it wasn’t great for We even stated it was our anniversary so I felt they could have been more conscious of the seating arrangement.

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DavidE
Houston
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious as always love ❤️ a beautiful gift and weekend

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CharlieN
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was superb. The service from our waiter was fabulous. He called each of us by our first names numerous times during the meal.

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DustinL
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

We had a less than good experience at the San Luis Hotel. However, the Grotto was awesome! Food and service were excellent! The only negative thing about this place is that it’s windows overlook the swimming pool and while we were eating people were walking around in their bathing suits...

FAQs

Grotto - Galveston - San Luis Resort offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (409) 740-8605.

Grotto - Galveston - San Luis Resort is rated 4.7 stars by 555 OpenTable diners.

Grotto - Galveston - San Luis Resort does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.landrysinc.com/giftcards/default.asp.

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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