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About Sorrento Ristorante Italiano

Sorrento Ristorante is a complete Italian experience located on the lower Westheimer strip. At Sorrento, receive attentive service from their experienced, knowledgeable, and professional staff. They serve a sophisticated, creative and contemporary Italian menu along with an extensive wine list that ranges from the rolling vineyards of Tuscany to California. The atmosphere is completed by their live piano bar.

415 Westheimer
Houston, TX 77006
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm; Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Cross Street:
Whitney & Taft

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(713) 527-0609

Website:
http://www.sorrentohouston.com/

Entertainment:
Piano

Catering:
See restaurant website for more information.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Check out our website to find details on our next Wine Dinner!

Sorrento Ristorante Italiano Ratings and Reviews

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4
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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.8

ambience

4.8

value

4.4

Noise

Quiet

95% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (37)
Special Occasion (37)
Good for Anniversaries (33)
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Romantic (31)
Business Meals (24)
Good for Birthdays (22)
Fit for Foodies (19)
Quiet Conversation (19)
Authentic (17)
Neighborhood Gem (16)
Live Music (16)
Notable Wine List (16)
Worth the Drive (15)
Cozy (14)
Creative Cuisine (14)
Good for Groups (14)
Great for Lunch (11)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Bar Seating (7)
Fun (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Hot Spot (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Seasonal (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Great for Brunch (4)
Comfort Food (3)
People Watching (3)
Casual (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Healthy (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined 3 days ago

we had not been in a while and boy was that a mistake! I forgot how great the whole experience was! Food, service, atmosphere all tops. My daughter had never been and was enamored by the concept of "pasta in a cheese wheel" and that turned out to be a hit with her. not just our table but to see how the waiters treated all the clientele was so nice to see. will definitely on the return-to and highly recommend lists. Just goes to show that simple but tasty food and consistent great and FRIENDLY service keeps places alive

p.s. the service help walking around with the bread trays was a close second to the cheese wheel

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Cozy
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·Dined 6 days ago

Great restaurant with outstanding service. Food is always good, as is service.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Our first visit to Sorrento and and wish we would have discovered this restaurant sooner. The food and the service could not have been better. The bread presentation and choices were so impressive. The mushroom risotto appetizer served table side in a cheese wheel was the best dish I have had in Houston. Can't wait to go back.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Sorrento's is my favorite for a romantic evening. The food selections are tremendous. We had two of the evenings specials and they were both fantastic, best ever. Wine list is great, and the piano music sets a romantic tone. Thank you!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Special Occasion
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Best Italian restaurant in Houston!!!!

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

We had a great NYE date.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Sorrento’s is always good but we were upset after being seated. Open Table did not show a special menu for this restaurant for NYEVE. We were surprised to find a limited and rather overpriced menu. Diners were not allowed to order off the restaurant’s regular menu. Everyone was locked in to a four course meal. Very disappointing. We would have gone elsewhere had we known.
Open Table- Please make sure you post up to date menus for all your restaurants - especially on widely celebrated holidays such as New Years Eve.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Lovely dinner for two.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Food was delicious. Great roll basket. Excellent service.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Paleo Friendly, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 28, 2017

This is one of my most favorite restaurants in Houston. I ordered veal medallions which I had never ordered before - they were good but not exceptional. I love the atmosphere and the pianist.

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on December 28, 2017

A wonderful dinner and evening. One of our favorite spots. A beautiful restaurant, impeccable service and always fabulous food. I've never had a meal here that wasn't top notch. The veal medallions are a must!

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on December 28, 2017

I love this place every time I am lucky to get friends to eat Italian food. It is spectacular! The food is fantastic. I love the piano playing in the background.
The service is impeccable. The homemade bread is worth having seconds.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Cozy, Business Meals, Notable Wine List
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 (Austin)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Food and service are always very good at this lovely restaurant, even on a very busy evening like Christmas Eve.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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food4
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Was the worse dining experience I've ever had in an upscale restaurant. The service was non-existing. Got up and left before we even ordered our drinks... 30 minutes after being seated.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Awesome restaurant! Great atmosphere! Food was at a 5 Star experience.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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food5
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 23, 2017

My brother was visiting from out of town and we had a lovely holiday meal. The food was delicious and the service superb!!

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food5
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·Dined on December 20, 2017

One of the best fine dining restaurants in Houston!
Long-term customer who will continue to return.
Truly enjoyable dinner!
The Reichle’s

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Live Music
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 17, 2017

The food was very good, and the service was excellent. The server knew the menu very well and was very attentive without being intrusive. Especially enjoyed the egg yolk ravioli.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Good for Groups
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·Dined on December 12, 2017

Great place for any occasion...best food,wine and service!! Love it!!

Tags: Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Casual
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 11, 2017

We love coming here for special occasions and to hear the lovely cabaret music on some Sunday evenings! Food, service and ambiance are all top rate. Seems like it’s still a well kept secret.

Tags: Fun, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Live Music, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 10, 2017

Staff was very nice and the food was excellent!

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Always good food and good service
Have enjoyed this restaurant for over a decade

Tags: Healthy, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Live Music, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Special Occasion
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 8, 2017

We had a lovely meal and experience for our holiday team lunch. Since we were coming from work in different cars after different meeting endings, our arrival time was a little scattered and our server kept us busy and happy with roasted garlic and bread then appetizers until we all arrived. The meals were all very good (two of our eight were thrilled with the lasagna and two of us were quite happy with the halibut, one raved about the buffalo pizza, another about the lobster tortellini) and everyone said we HAD to get the calamari and crabcake appetizers that we loved so much last year. It definitely did not disappoint.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Great Italian food and great service! The crab bisque is amazing, stuffed chicken is delicious, and the chocolate cake is decadent.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great food and great service! Sorrento is always a crowd pleaser!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great service and great food. I always have a great time when I come here.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Perfect as usual. We like to bring out-of-town visitors to Sorento. Once again, it did not disappoint!

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on December 3, 2017

The food is the best part of this place. It was very loud on Saturday night and conversation was difficult. Our entrees took 55 minutes after our salads were served. They apologized saying they were busy. Not sure I will return.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Enjoyed dinner with great friends. Three out of four of us were satisfied with dinner. One person had lobster with pasta. She could not cut lobster....it was extremely tough.....over cooked. When asked how our meal was, she said “the lobster is too tough, I can hardly cut it”. A second person came around and asked about dinner. Was told the same thing. When we received the check, she was charged for a lobster she could not eat. Told the waiter and his response....”the owner said to charge you for the lobster”. Really?????? I asked the waiter to send the owner to our table. He never came to our table. Awkward. What owner does not come to your table to hear of a major concern? Needless to say, our evening was uncomfortable and we walked away saying we may never return. We still tipped our waiter well.

Tags: Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Really enjoyed the day there. Celebrated my moms birthday. Will echo others, regardless if you are a regular or you're a first timer, you are treated like a celebrity. From the valet parking to the hostess to our waitress, we were made to feel like VIPs of this place. This is my 6th or 7th time here.

The interior was decorated warmly for the Christmas season, and the lady that played the piano was wonderful, really giving it an upbeat and cheery feel inside.

Our waitress was well groomed, polite, friendly and knew the menu forwards and backwards. She was always attentive without being overbearing. The two young men that serve water and bread are professional and friendly as well. Really makes for a pleasant dining experience.

The menu is vast and because it was Sunday, we took advantage of the 3 course special. This is a fantastic value and you will definitely not leave there hungry.

The food was good, but not great. The Sea Bass may have been around a little too long, and the spinach was slightly over seasoned. The other dishes, the Chicken Rollatini and Osso Bucco Ravioli were spot on and very tasty.

The outstanding service will make up for the slightly off food. Don't get me wrong, it wasnt bad, just a little disappointing because everything else is so top notch here.

We will definitely visit this place again.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Comfort Food, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Great for Brunch, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Live Music, Fit for Foodies
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food4
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Wonderful food and a warm welcome, very good service by the staff and management.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List
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 (Naples)·Dined on November 12, 2017

One of our favorite restaurants in Houston. It is a throwback to a different era with well dressed patrons, great staff, outstanding ambiance to include a piano player, and excellent food.

Tags: Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Live Music, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Sorrento is my favorite Houston restaurant. The service is the best ever, food always exceptional, setting is lovely. Never disappointed and always happy to go there. Highly recommend it.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 10, 2017

The food and service was outstanding! Will defiantly be back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 10, 2017

We loved the service, the menu choices, and the presentation. It was a birthday celebration and we were surprised with a creative and tasty dessert for the occasion. We'll go back!

Tags: Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Excelente servicio!!
Muy buena comida!!
Fino Ambiente Italiano!!

Tags: Live Music, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Food was wonderful! Service was over the top! One of my favorite restaurants in Houston.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Sorrento Ristorante Italiano was a pleasant surprise. Just walking in I could tell it would be special. The ambiance, piano, food and service were excellent.

My wife and I started by splitting the Lobster Tortelloni with Lemon Cream Sauce and the Arugula, Fig, Gorgonzola and Candied Pecans Balsamic Vinaigrette salad. This was my only mistake. I should have had my own.

I had the Veal Osso Buco and my wife, the Double Lamb Chop Stuffed with Goat Cheese. Both were excellent.

A special call out to Alejandro, our waiter. His wine suggestion and service were excellent. I don't really know what could have been better.

I don't ordinarily give five star ratings because there can almost always be improvements. But in this case I feel the rating is deserved. We will definitely be coming back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Live Music
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 22, 2017

We have been to Sorrentos several times and this restaurant never fails to impress us. The food was delicious; the service was great, not too fast nor too slow; the noise level was acceptable for a full restaurant. We will definitely come back as there several dishes that we still need to try.

Tags: Live Music, Pre/post Theatre, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Comfort Food
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food5
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The folks at Sorrento do a very nice job. The menu is very appealing and the kitchen delivers. It's one of the few restaurants in Houston where the noise levels allow conversation. We go there for a real "date night".

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Live Music, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Romantic
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