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Grotto Ristorante

4715 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77027-4717
+1 713-622-3663
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (24 reviews)
“antipasti” (9 reviews)
“bread” (18 reviews)
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All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4715 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77027-4717
Neighbourhood: Great Uptown
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The caprese salad is a must, the pasta sauce had a delicate flavor and there was plenty of it. And please make room for their key lime pie.

Thank SandBetweenMyToes007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In Galleria area, better to Valet park as otherwise it's very limited space. Food and service is good for a chain restaurant. Not a high end establishment but very acceptable.

Thank vahehg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a business dinner here, including snapper with crab and a delicious sauce, and perfectly crispy calamari. But it was the dessert that was the crown jewel - a strawberry bombe cake that was heavenly!

Thank DorisS50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone enjoyed their meal and desert. Desert portions are very generous. Service was very good. We would recommend.

Thank ehlupson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Grotto several times and tried different dishes. I prefer their great pastas but other options are very good too. Excellent service provided by attentive people in a very attractive ambiance.

Thank mlgtrips
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Excellent service and incredible sea Food. Loved the place, the menu offers a good variety. Pasta was also great.

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We met another couple for dinner. We have always enjoyed Grotto in The Woodlands. This restaurant was great. We had a wonderful server, Alfredo. The service & Food were wonderful & I would definitely eat there again. Alfredo suggested a slight adjustment to my Snapper...More

Thank marycathyjoneslmp
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

"Neapolitan-style Italian dishes paired with fine wines in an upscale setting with old-world charm." This quote is off their website and it is right on target. We had reservations for a Saturday evening dinner. We were seated immediately. The wine list is extensive and we...More

Thank Braave1982
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Just returned from a girls' trip to Houston and had wonderful meals, again, at the Grotto. As a matter of fact, the food and service was so great on night 1, we picked up pizza on night 2 to eat in front of the TV...More

Thank Laurie7364585
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend the salmon and chocolate cake. Everything was amazing. Great atmosphere. If you're looking for a more intimate, exquisite Italian experience definitely consider this option.

Thank thankfulmom7
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Cielo T
is there a dress code?
16 December 2015|
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Response from Serge_De_Bock | Reviewed this property |
No, not really, casual is ok, been there in jeans and shirt...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4715 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77027-4717
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Great Uptown
  • Neighbourhood: Great Uptown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-622-3663
  • E-mail
Inspired by classic Southern Italian cooking, Grotto features delicious veal, chicken, seafood and house made pastas – the signature Osso Bucco is not to be missed! The breath-taking décor features spectacular hand-blown glass chandeliers, whimsical murals and custom-made polished iron scrollwork. Wine connoisseurs will be impressed with the extensive collection of Italian and domestic selections. With our winning combination of impeccable service, superb cuisine and passion for detail, Grotto is the perfect location for Italian dining.