Tony Mandola's

4.7
2195 Reviews
$31 to $50
Seafood
We take great pride in serving what we think is some of the best food on the Gulf Coast. Everything is homemade fresh in our kitchen daily. Many of our dishes are our Mama’s recipes. With my basic training from Mama, I've gone on to create a sizeable repertoire of recipes of my own. God Bless Mama and God Bless you for your patronage.

Tony Mandola

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
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
What 2195 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.6
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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weyus
Houston
10 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Food was tasty but service was a little random. At first we were greeted by one person, who we then never saw again. Clearly there is a "wait team" concept at work here. Having said that, the service was decent and the food quite good. Would return.

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ZulfikaraliD
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall4food3service2ambience2

They observed the Covid masking, distancing recommendations quite well.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Valentines meal with two other couples. We had a round table and had a great night enjoying great food and good company. The service was great and very responsive.

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DavidF
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food. Great service. They made every feel perfect.

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vipGuesswho
Houston
123 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We dinner outside on the sheltered patio. It was very pleasant. Our waiter, who is a Sunday night regular, was excellent as always. We splurged on the fried catfish and fried shrimp. Definitely comfort food.

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matthew
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Solid choice restaurant during covid. Meals were good to very good. Service was attentive but not intrusive. Overall experience dampened a bit by necessary covid precautions.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food by a Great chef. Took care of us when needed

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vipAvaB
Houston
17 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious as always. I love the twist that Tony Mandola’s has put on coleslaw. Live music is dying but I’m glad I can find musicians playing live music to entertain me while dining.

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Ashlyn
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time there and was blown away by the great service and delicious oysters. They were so fresh and were such a fair price. Will be coming with my boyfriend again soon.

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Clm1
Houston
9 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, excellent service and food. Had out of town guests and selected Tony Mandola’s as am never disappointed.

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vipDaNo
Houston
16 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

I would give it 5 stars on food but my tuna was overcooked and it was bad enough to return but I didn't so that was my fault. I have enjoyed this restaurant many times and the food has always been prepared to perfection so I was really surprised about this. If I would have returned the entrée they would have done that with no problem. My friend's food was excellent. Great place for happy hour too. I'll go back and I would recommend this place to everyone.

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DeitraH
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the time we arrived the host took care of us finding us a great table , the waiter was professional in recommending dishes to eat . To top everything off-we had live music with a lead singers voice to die for ! Bravo Tony Mandola’s!!

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vipDWG1
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

New Year’s Eve. Nice jazz ensemble playing. Food is always great. Service is always impeccable.

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Mila
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Regally great food and live music

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vipDfarrell001
Houston
11 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great New Year’s eve meal. Our service was excellent.

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DanS
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Like being with family. I slways enjoy the upbeat atmosphere and staff. The food is always on point and surprisingly so.
Go enjoy some really good Gulf Coast seafood and a great wine selection.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tony Mandola’s is one our family’s favorite special occasion restaurants. The food and service are always fantastic. The outstanding atmosphere, food and service make it perfect for special occasions, but it is not at all formal or stuffy. It is perfect for our family with kids ranging from 11-22 years old.

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vipJanet
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Christmas Eve. Always a delight!

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vipGuesswho
Houston
123 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We tried to eat on the patio, but it was too windy. They were very nice about moving us inside and kept us socially distanced from other diners. Our waiter was extremely helpful and attentive through out the meal. I had the trout, which was cooked to perfection and very flavorful,

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vipNoelR
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent and the service was outstanding. Couldn't have been better!

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TimM
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Recommend this place for sure. Great food and service!

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SDatta
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience2

It was OK - very average in terms of dining experience (both food quality and taste and general ambience) for a place which was on the expensive side.

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vipWhitneyH
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love Tony our waiter, he was very nice! The food was amazing

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vipweeknightdinner
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Dinner was a good respite from being house bound.

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vipJanet
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed dinner with a friend!

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Kait
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our large group of friends always choose Tony’s for special occasions because we are guaranteed to have wonderful service and amazing food. One of the only brunch spots in Houston to offer bottomless mimosas and the best Happy Hour!

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THEO
Houston
36 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience4

The restaurant was almost empty so I expected great service and food, but I was wrong.
The waiter was slow to come to our table and take our order, didn’t offer bread until we
asked for it, never came back to ask how our food was. The kitchen waiter asked If we would like crackers with our gumbo we said yes and he never came back. The chicken meal we ordered was so smoky tasting it was not worth eating. The manager asked how we enjoyed our meal and when I told her about the chicken she said I’m sorry to hear that and walked away. For the prices they charge I would recommend going somewhere else for better food, prices, and service.

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MikeL
Houston
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Service was a little slow

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vipRhondaB
Houston
14 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Sunday lunch. You can choose from the brunch or lunch menu. Indoor and out door dining.

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vipluvnlife
Dallas
13 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Good food, but overpriced for what it was.

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vipMikehotel
Houston
38 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience3

We were seated in an "overflow" room that is certainly understandable, but there was only one other table in there, so we felt rather isolated. Great Martinis certainly helped the situation!

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vipNinaC
Miami
13 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place never disappoints! From the service to the food, the whole experience is top notch. The food is delicious. We are so glad restaurants are allowed to be open again. We missed this place and we are looking forward to going back soon.

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vipRick
Houston
36 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Went for brunch on Sunday the 18th and was pleasantly surprised. Had not been to brunch here in over a year but were impressed with the many choices and variety. Everyone raved about their dish including mushroom omelette and the donut sandwich! Will go again!

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mandolas is consistently 5 star every time. I would recommend this establishment to anyone wanting fine dining, service and value!

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AlbertG
Miami
20 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They have a New Orleans style patio with a beautiful fountainv in the center.
The oysters were all very good. I enjoy their fried catfish, gumbo and service was quick and courteous.

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food and service was outstanding!

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vipNBForrest
Houston
14 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best cole slaw on earth. Also the best gumbo. The trout was outstanding.

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RandyW
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tony Mandola's never disappoints. The food as fresh and perfectly prepared. The service is personable and attentive, while not being overbearing. Great spot for date night or a special occasion.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

My husband and I enjoyed brunch for his birthday

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NickT
Houston
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

COVID has obviously taken it's toll. It was not full even including the Social Distancing requirements. Service and food were excellent. Live music on Saturday night in the form of a Xylophonist was great.

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You can order delivery directly from Tony Mandola's using the Order Online button. Tony Mandola's also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Tony Mandola's also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (713) 528-3474.

Tony Mandola's is rated 4.7 stars by 2195 OpenTable diners.

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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