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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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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.4

Noise

Quiet

99% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (34)
Romantic (34)
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Good for Anniversaries (26)
Business Meals (23)
Quiet Conversation (22)
Fit for Foodies (18)
Authentic (16)
Cozy (16)
Good for Birthdays (15)
Worth the Drive (14)
Notable Wine List (13)
Live Music (12)
Neighborhood Gem (12)
Creative Cuisine (11)
Good for Groups (11)
Great for Brunch (9)
Great for Lunch (8)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Tasting Menu (6)
Local Ingredients (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Fun (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Healthy (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Hot Spot (1)
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Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Scenic View (1)
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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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 (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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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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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Attractive dining setting, excellent service, inventive recipes for classic dishes. Very good Wine list with reasonable prices. That alone will bring me back. Well done.

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 8, 2017

We have dined here for years. The food and service are always excellent. Thank you for everything.

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 (Austin)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Took my wife for a lunch date. Great food .Great Service . Our server Alex was amazing all the way around from his intro and recommendation to the wine list and desert. Everything was above and beyond at Sorrento! We'll be back

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Sorrento offers delicious food in a lovely atmosphere. Service is top notch.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Our dinner was excellent. Service was complete and attentive. Sergio was our waiter. Food was very good. I had Chilean sea bass and it was delicious. Done to perfection, served over spinach. Everyone at our table said their food was delicious with no complaints. Live piano music made the evening relaxing.

Tags: Live Music, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on September 26, 2017

We very much enjoyed our HRW lunch here. The bread basket was such a nice touch. Our waiter, Alex, was most attentive as was the rest of the staff. Beautiful restaurant and delicious food.
On a side note, the parking. The valet parking had the best spots up front, and there wasn't much available parking in front of the restaurant unless you used valet since other businesses had signs in front of their doors for customer use only. Remember when the valet used to take your car and park it elsewhere when the spots near the restaurant were filled? The parking would be the only thing from keeping us from coming back next time.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Great for Lunch
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 23, 2017

You can see and taste the care put into the food. Quite a selection from the menu. Can be considered as one of the best Italian Restaurants in Houston.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Business Meals
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 16, 2017

The G-Friend and I just love this place. The food is great, the service is great and the piano player is great. We always sit in the main dining room where the piano is. The mussel appetizer - the mussels are the largest and plumpest you'll ever find in any restaurant.

Tags: Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on September 13, 2017

Disappointed with food, service and ambiance. Although seated on time for our reservation, it took forever to get menus and for food to be served. There were way too many fruit flies and other flies buzzing around and one ended up in my glass of wine (although replaced with a fresh glass from the bar, it certainly was not the same wine as the bottle we had for the table). Food was served cool and was subpar. Manager never came over to check on the table even after expressing dissatisfaction. Will likely not return.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 12, 2017

A group of five ladies had a wonderful time at Sorrento! Stellar service, great wine, and the risotto prepared table-side was awesome!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on September 12, 2017

They had a serious fruit fly problem when we were there. They were getting in our drinks and food. Moved tables twice and was still a problem.

Tags: Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Business Meals
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Sorrento never lets me down . Outstanding service and the food was excellent.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy, Romantic
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Great wine and even better dining experience. Best meal I have had in some time and I dine at four or five star restaurants

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Gluten Free Options, Worth the Drive
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Excellent experience on a Friday before Hurricane Harvey hit! Best waiter and great food with friends.

Tags: Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Healthy, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 23, 2017

We have been enjoying Sorrentos for many years. The service and food were their usual excellence. This time we didn't even look at the menu as they had so many off menu specials that we simply did not need to see the regular menu which is always terrific too. We will return aga in and again I am sure.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Romantic, Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on August 20, 2017

We had an amazing dining experience! The food was delicious and the service was the absolute best! Alex was the best server I've ever had! Piano player was such a nice touch to a beautiful evening out!

Tags: Authentic, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Live Music, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Romantic
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Alex was exceptional with his service. The food is better than expected and the chef was very accommodating.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 17, 2017

This was my first time here. I went for Houston Restaurant Weeks and tried the special menu. The food I tried was all delicious. The service was ok, but when the hostess noticed I was looking for my server, she came over to find out what I needed and took care of it personally. It was nice to see the concern for patrons.

Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals, Happy Hour
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 17, 2017

We were given a delightful dining experience during Houston Restaurant Week at Sorrentos. The waiter was very responsive and dedicated to making sure we were all taken care of. The food was absolutely fantastic and my whole family enjoyed a pleasurable get-together, able to visit together in an enjoyable venue!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Gluten Free Options, Local Ingredients
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 17, 2017

Great food and service

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Food was amazing. I'm sad to say that the service was very bad. I've heard so many great things about this place though that I'll just chaulk it up to the Server having a bad night. I don't want to go on a rant about why the service was so bad but I promise it was. Luckily the food made up for it and I still left a great tip!

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Everything was wonderful - especially sitting in the atrium where we could converse. The ambiance and service were outstanding and the food beautifully presented. The fig salad was yummy but the sauce for my lobster & arugula tortelloni needed some flavor boosting. Adding grated parmesan helped. We'll try other options on the well-constructed menu next time.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Cozy, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu, Romantic
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Food was phenominal. I would recommend not going during Houston Restaurant Month. Wait staff were stretched thin. They did a good job considering the crowd. Will go back for sure. Sea bass was wonderful!!

Tags: Authentic, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Cozy
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·Dined on August 8, 2017

Everything was amazing! Edgar was an excellent server and made the evening that much greater.

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Service and food was excellent! Great way to spend my birthday!

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Lovely restaurant with delightful service. The food is excellent (as is the enormous passed bread tray).

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Great for Brunch
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 6, 2017

We always enjoy Sorrento, excellent food, attentive service and an outstanding bread tray. The Houston Restaurant Weeks brunch menu exceeded all expectations. We had Raul as our waiter for the second consecutive time. I will be sure to request a table in his section on the next visit.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quick Bite, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on August 5, 2017

Celebrated our anniversary here, food was superb. Staff was wonderful, although we did have to ask for bread oil and drink refills. Would definitely recommend and will be back.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on August 3, 2017

Excellent service. Perfect place for a special occasion. The server was friendly and helpful. Our guests really enjoyed it. Only negative, it was a little dark. Need to turn the lights up a little.

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Austin)·Dined on July 30, 2017

The black truffle risotto here is incredible. Seriously the best risotto I've ever had. I drive to Houston (from Austin) just to order it.

The mushroom and sage raviolo and the beef carpaccio were also very good.

I like the pianist that plays during brunch and hearing all the champagne corks being popped because I know their bubbles are fresh!

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Houston)·Dined on July 27, 2017

The selected dinner items were outstanding, however, the dressing used on their Caesar salad that evening did not meet the standards expected from this restaurant. There may have been an unusual number of this particular salad ordered that evening, and their staff may not have been able to maintain the pace of the demand. The dressing was basically mayo tossed with the salad greens, capers and croutons. I will not order that particular item from their menu again.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Cozy, Romantic
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