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La Griglia - Houston

1185 reviews
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$30 and under
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Top Tags:
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
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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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Italian, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday 11am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Sunday - Tuesday 5:30pm - 9pm, Wednesday & Thursday 5:30pm - 10pm, Friday & Saturday 5:30pm - 11pm
Dining room closed between Lunch & Dinner Monday - Friday. Bar, patio & kitchen open all day.
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Phone number
(713) 526-4700
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Luis Rubio
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We pride ourselves on tailoring the perfect menu for your special event. Please call Brandon Busch at 713-526-4700 for more information on catering.
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Cross street
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Parking details
Complimentary Valet Parking available. Garage parking also available.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

With a lively, festive atmosphere that’s reminiscent of a neighborhood trattoria, La Griglia offers guests a delicious display of authentic Italian dining, complete with colorful Italian murals and artful cuisine. Host your next event at La Griglia and make it an evening to remember.

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What 1185 People Are Saying
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (Houston)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Another fantastic La Griglia experience.

esigh2 (Houston)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Wonderful atmosphere. Very vibrant and upbeat without the feeling of being rushed. The service was impeccable from start to finish. The food, was just as outstanding as the service. The seared diver's scallops with asparagus risotto were melt in your mouth good and a great start to our meal! We will definitely be coming back and highly recommend this restaurant.

4.0  Dined 6 days ago

Although the place was great and nice and a good value, it was very loud and crowded. Thank goodness for reservations.. all in all very good..

VivWhoLovestoEat (Houston)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Great food and service. The noise level was high but we had no problem hearing each other.

vipZeezee (Houston)
3.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

The food is mediocre. The service was not good. There are so many other, better Italian restaurants, but La Griglia always seems to be busy. Location, Location, Location. But, my last visit there.

OpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Lovely food and service! Specially the Delicius wedding cake and Duck! Yum!

OpenTable Diner (Houston)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

They could serve coffee and desert at the same time to gain more sweet eaters.

OpenTable Diner (Houston)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Food and service was fantastic but tables are so close together I had a man at the table behind me pretty much sitting in my lap which made dinner a bit awkward and not very private; if we had 4 people with us at our 4 top they would not have been able to fit at the table. Have always loved la griglias food and like I said the service was impeccable

vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Service and food was great!

vipOpenTable Diner (Houston)
3.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Very slow service with too many excuses. . Won’t be going back for a long time.

OpenTable Diner (Houston)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Everything was great!

cibalo (Houston)
3.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We really enjoyed the food here and the service was great. However, the atmosphere was so loud it was difficult to hear the waiter or to have a conversation at the table. Maybe it was just the Saturday night crowd but I was hoping for something a bit more low key.

For this place to be a more upscale ($$) restaurant I did not appreciate the $0.45 charge for taking our dessert to go. I have never seen a place charge for packing up food before and this just seems like a cheap fee. I thought this place would be better than to resort to these types of tricks.

Also when I tried to get some change at the bar to tip the valet I was given back 2 $10. That did not help solve my problem and I would expect the bar tender to know better.

vipLeslie (Houston)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

La Griglia never disappoints. Love the food, atmosphere and service. This will always be my favorite restaurant.

OpenTable Diner (Houston)
3.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Had a hair in my food and alerted the manager. Recd the food with no apology. He asked if he could get me another drink and I said only if he’s buying which he laughed at. I thought that would have been a nice gesture considering...
Master waiter just dumped the dessert tray on our table.
Than brought the check which we were charged for my dish twice. They took 1 off with no comp or discount on my meal.

Norman (Houston)
3.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

This is a very popular restaurant. It is lively and noisy. Staff is very friendly, service is relaxed. The food is basic Italian - I suggest sticking to things like paste and pizza. The brick chicken was interesting, Beef Morty is hammered flat - not my favorite, and the duck was acceptable. Price is reasonable. A reasonable choice if you are looking for a quick meal in a lively setting.