Grotto - Houston

4.7
1463 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Inspired by classic Southern Italian cooking, Grotto offers delicious veal, chicken, seafood and house made pastas – the signature Osso Bucco is not to be missed! The breathtaking décor features spectacular hand-blown glass chandeliers, whimsical murals and custom-made polished iron scrollwork. Wine connoisseurs will be impressed with the extensive collection of Italian and domestic selections. With our winning combination of impeccable service, superb cuisine and passion for detail, Grotto is the perfect location for Italian dining.
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Safety precautions

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
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1463 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.5
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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JohnM
San Antonio
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Artichoke was delicious
Desert the chocolate cake
Sevice excelent

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Loic
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great restaurant, quiet so good for a date or for a business meeting. The food is great and overall a good value for the price.

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vipMariaF
Houston
10 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Waiter serving side table was extremely rude!!
Rushing around like a mad man.

MP
MaryP
Houston
10 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

I dined at Grotto on Christmas Day and had an amazing experience. Went back with some friends for a birthday celebration and sat on the patio. Calamari was great. Meatballs and Mussels just okay. Bread was great. Service was just okay.

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The mussels, ravioli, pizza, pescataro, spaghetti and Parmesan potatoes were delicious!

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lrrevoos
Orlando
6 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was fantastic. Everything was quick and delicious!

MT
vipMThreeZeroto167
Washington DC
96 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Valentines Day dinner with my kids!

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RashundaE
Houston
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! Great service! Our Waiter, Celerrino, was amazing!!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great! There was no wait for our reservations. Everyone was nice although I noticed, there are absolutely no women on the waitstaff or kitchen with was different but I still had a wonderful time.

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TomK
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Raffael as always did an amazing job. He makes a wonderful meal an amazing experience

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SamH
Houston
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner was great as always and the service was very attentive.

JD
JohnD
Houston
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was delicious and services was great! Will go back!

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JazminL
Houston
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

They sat people before all of us. They walked in and about ten minutes later they were seated. The lady that was next complained and they found her a table, but the rest of us still had to wait even longer.

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GeneM
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Grotto always has excellent, professional service and delicious food. It’s become a favorite for my wife and me. Constant quality and reasonable prices make this our favorite spot for Italian when we’re visiting Houston.

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vipJOHNR
Houston
12 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice dinner. First time here. Pasta was really good. The bread too. Nice wine list and bar. Will be back

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vipsmith
Houston
48 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Carlos was outstanding 🌺

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience and great food!

DC
vipDonaC
Houston
19 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food. Outstanding restaurant.

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MattL
Houston
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, great ambiance.

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AparnaP
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

absolutely love the place
will be back for sure
great service

SA
vipSuperAuntieHmS
Houston
22 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We have been here before and been to the one in Galveston ... This time however was the first time I would not give it 5 stars. There were maybe 3 -4 tables the entire time we were there.

We asked several times for a refill for the table from more than one person, and when we gave up and then got our food it wasn't exactly as we ordered. I would have asked for the correction on the side, but seeing as we didn't our refill how would I expect to get this? Maybe next time?

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vipnono
Dallas
65 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing place and our waiter made the night perfect!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is so cheap! I was surprised because of how classy it is. Perfect for a date night. I highly recommend the ravioli allá vodka, and their gelato/dark chocolate cake was to die for!! They also have a nice selection of drinks. I got the signature peach Bellini, it was $8, super tasty and gave me a nice buzz lol. Service was impeccable and the bread appetizer w the olive oil was a great touch. 10/10 would recommend the grotto!! Will be visiting next time im in Houston.

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vipMThreeZeroto167
Washington DC
97 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service as usual! Awesome food & excellent service. Thank you!

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BettyR
Houston
15 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a last minute casual dinner

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ChristopherU
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

10/10 it was a great experience and great for special occasions

BB
vipBrandonB
Houston
10 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is such a gem. You will find me there once a week. Just a good place!

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and staff were fabulous

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AngelaW
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Grotto’s on Westheimer never disappoints ! Food and service was excellent !!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great food and service. Waiter was very nice

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vipiliketoeat
Houston
67 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We were running errands in the city so decided to incorporate lunch and looked on Open Table for something nice open for lunch and decided on Grotto. It was delicious! From the artichoke appetizer to soup to our respective entrees, just WOW! Excellent service, good wine selection, great ambiance. We will make plans to try Grotto for dinner service in the not too distant future.

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KennethK
Houston
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food. Service was outstanding. Pizza is great. Will definitely be going back.

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NoraD
Houston
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, I had a great dining experience. The food was amazing, as was the service. Grotto's is great for either at date night or a girls night out.

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BENK
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best place to celebrate Birthday. I took my wife here and she loved it.

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aakshitaj
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great place.. Will be visiting the place soon.. Great vegetarian options.. Tomato soup is the best..

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VickiL
Houston
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience2

We had a reservation for 11:30 and I had the printed copy of the reservation. When we got there we were told they did not open until noon. I wanted to leave but my husband wanted to stay. We got our drinks quickly and our order was taken. When we asked for bread we were told we could have it cold or wait until noon as that was when they opened. When I told the waiter we had a reservation for 11:30 he just stared at me and said nothing. I ordered the fettucine with mushrooms and peas as well as chicken. When it arrived it was totally without mushrooms or peas and was very bland. When I left I handed my reservation to the person who seated us and told him we felt very uncomfortable the whole time. He said they go through a third party for reservations and had no control over what happened. I guess you are the third party.

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LoriH
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had had Caprese and Caesar fantastic choices. The Caesar was perfectly ice cold. The fresh mozzarella made the Caprese perfection. Followed that with raviolis and a side of fettuccine Alfredo. Topping off this fabulous meal was dark chocolate cake and creme brûlée. Service was spot on.

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Pony
Houston
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Service and food are always top notch at Grotto.

JC
JacobC
Houston
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2020
Overall2food3service2ambience3

Slow service, food was decent, but nothing special.

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MaryP
Houston
11 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great meal and fantastic service! We were looking for a place to get our Christmas Day dinner and everything was perfect from the Bellini to the appetizer and main course. Attentive service. Haven’t been there in several years and forgot how great this place is!

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You can order delivery directly from Grotto - Houston using the Order Online button. Grotto - Houston also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (713) 622-3663.

Grotto - Houston is rated 4.7 stars by 1463 OpenTable diners.

Grotto - Houston 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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