La Griglia - Houston

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1605 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
With a lively, festive atmosphere, La Griglia offers guests a delicious display of authentic Italian dining. Colorful Italian murals & busy mosaics provide a playful ambiance, while fresh fish, creative pastas, chicken, beef & fresh vegetables tempt guests with an array of fabulous choices. With inventive cuisine, attentive service & a casual, energetic atmosphere, it’s easy to see why La Griglia is one of Houston’s most popular restaurants.
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.6
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4.6
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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GS
Houston
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Though it took longer than usual to get served our server David Purdie was gracious and fun. I have always enjoyed dining here

O
Philadelphia
30 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always a first choice for special occasions and pre-symphony dining

A
Houston
17 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service by David Purdie and his team. They never let us down

OT
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was very surprised the excellent service for my son’s birthday! Thank you very much. It’s impressive.

JO
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

David, our server was outstanding and food was delish. Henry also was fantastic. Even on a very busy night, our party of 6 was well taken care of - one of our go-to dependable spots where we can enjoy friends and family.

JS
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed the food, service and the vibe.

ER
Houston
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service, as always!

OT
Sacramento
2 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very relaxed environment ... didn’t feel rushed and we were allowed to have our private time.
Fantastic evening ...

CM
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Sommelier was amazing and offered a range of options. I appreciated his knowledge and time he spent at my table. Service was excellent, too!

M
Hamburg Area
6 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Essen war gut, ich bekam statt der bestellten Cola eine Diet Cola aber sonst war es gut

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LG
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great time. Loved it even though it was a bit loud.

P
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and service in a lovely setting. We were celebrating a birthday and everyone enjoyed the food they ordered. We shared a dessert, which was outstanding!

WM
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

After all these years LaGriglia never disappoints, service, food, ambiance!
🔼Brick chicken a favorite

SS
San Antonio
4 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This was our first visit to La Griglia and we were very impressed! The menu was diverse with a great variety of selections, especially fish which is one of our favorites. The food was exceptional and we enjoyed all the selections we made. Service was prompt, friendly and professional. In summary we found La Griglia to be one of the best restaurants we have been to in Houston and for the price and cuisine it can't be beat. We will be back!

F
Houston
118 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We always enjoy this restaurant- it feels like a very ice neighborhood Italian spot. You can sit outside or in. The veal is very good and reasonably priced as is the short rib.

C
San Antonio
10 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The service is excellent and every member of the team was there to ensure you had whatever you needed.

BR
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great!

M
Central Coast
48 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience5

The caprese salad was not up to La Griglia standards. My wife loved her meal, I was not as pleaed. They need a good bolognase pasta dish on their menu.

MR
Houston
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a great restaurant! The service was phenomenal. The food was wonderful!

OT
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Nice food!

OT
Los Angeles
13 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

The food is heavy and heavy handed - but is good value for portion size. The best part about it is the flatbread pizza in the bread basket at the beginning. It is also like an icebox in there - so cold.

BJ
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our go to Italian restaurant. Always consistent and outstanding

C
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food wonderful service. Staff was great and attentive. We let them know we had limited time and they accommodated!

JO
Houston
34 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

ALWAYS GREAT FOOD SELECTION AND GREAT FOOD AND SERVICE. CONVENIENT PARKING.

SC
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The venue was just what we were looking for. Service was excellent and timely. Plenty of space for our party to visit and catch up. Food was very good.

OT
Omaha
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We absolutely love La Griglia! The service is unparalleled and the food is consistently delicious. We really enjoy the pizza in the bread baskets and the layer cake for desert. Always a great experience.

JO
Houston
34 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

ALWAYS GREAT FOOD AND SERVICE. CONVENIENT PARKING IS A REAL PLUS

GR
Houston
35 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Always very good food and service.

OT
London
12 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

A nice restaurant with good food, nice salad to start then seafood linguine which was very good,nice ambience and professional service, it was rather noisy though. All in all a good restaurant.

LF
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good taste,environment,services!it's a good place for celebrating birthday. I really like desserts there.

EG
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

The food was okay, nothing special. In fact, I ordered something totally different from my friend but yet when they brought the food, the food dishes looked identical :(

Also, many things have mushrooms, for which I have an allergy, then things that didn't have mushrooms had shellfish which my friend is very allergic to.

The restaurant décor was unusual and beautiful, but what ruined it was when another patron came in with they medium sized dog and dogbed to be placed in the middle of the restaurant. It was not a service or handicapped dog, but just a pet. Very disappointing.

OT
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrates just getting married

c
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed the food, ambiance and really like the convenience of the parking garage.

T
Houston
32 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

La Grig always knocks it out of the park for Restaurant Week and this year was no different. The sweet potato gnocchi appetizer was superb as was the beet salad. Entrees were also delicious. Seafood rav was marvelous. So was the grilled salmon. But the best was the bread pudding dessert.
Fernando was attentive and professional throughout our meal

JP
Houston
9 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good. Food great, service great, house wine kind of average.

p
Houston
81 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We enjoyed a family dinner here with our parents and two-year-old. They were very kind and patient with our kid. The food is really good. Some standouts: squash risotto and the gnocchi alla ragu.

ET
Houston
26 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We love the martinis here! It was very unusual when we were served our standard drink in a warm glass! We brought it to the attention of the waiter, it was quickly corrected

C
Houston
12 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

La Giiglia is always fantastic especially when David M Purdie is waiting on us! The food is amazing and delicious. We recommend La Griglia highly. C*

K
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Enjoyed a lovely evening. Good food, delightful service and a really nice ambiance

l
Houston
23 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Food and service was excellent. Very noisy! Nice Restaurant week menu.