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Grotto Ristorante

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San Luis Resort, 5222 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
+1 409-740-8605
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 71
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The food will not Fail

This is my second time at this restaurant and it was still a charm. The service is Fab and the waiters really know their menu. Food came fast and the wine was awesome. My only complaint is that given that's a family fine dining restaurant its a bit loud.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Janine A
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Houston, Texas
Good for:
  • Special occasions
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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is my second time at this restaurant and it was still a charm. The service is Fab and the waiters really know their menu. Food came fast and the wine was awesome. My only complaint is that given that's a family fine dining restaurant its a bit loud.

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We were sitting on the bar, the bartender Viktor was amaizing!!!! He made the Grotto martini and now it's our favorite. The food was great Margherita pizza and Roasted chicken pizza.We will be back for the great service and food.

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Parkville, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Excellent waiter. Great food. Well trained staff. Margarita pizza was delicious. Wine was delicious. Pasta over the top. No negatives.

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Houston, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The food is wonderful, the service is wonderful, and the drinks are wonderful here! I had dinner here in April of 2015. Yesterday I just had happy hour at the bar and drinks were great and cheap!

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Del Rio, Texas
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Went there for dinner. We enjoyed the shrimp & crab capellini with a side of spinach. Our server Noah was great...lovely service yet not hovering...very knowledgeable about the menu. The dessert cart looked yummy but we had to decline any dessert. We finished our bottle of Prosecco as our dessert. The only tiny complaint I have is that it took... More 

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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Its hard for Island Resorts to live up to the hype in the food category, especially in Galveston. The Grotto was outstanding and we will return for sure.

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Salado, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Elegant, welcoming, efficient, with awesome food. It was like being in Italy with somebody's mom cooking - then the Manager said that it really is somebody's mom's recipes from Italy! Gelato - yum! Bellini made with real peaches - yum! Key lime pie - mmmmm.

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Texas City, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

My husband and I made last minute reservations to the Grotto, which they were able to make with 45 min of my call. The staff was attentive and made great recommendations. The food was top notch! My husband even said the next time he wants Italian they just gained his loyalty 100%. Great meal!

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Galveston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

-Great restaurant located in San Luis Hotel. -Great service, friendly and attentive staff. -Good food and wonderful deserts. -I have not written a review about this restaurant before but have eaten there about a dozen times since they opened. Medium priced. Twenty-three year old daughter, husband and 4 year old had this on top of their list this week when... More 

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League City, Texas, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is a chain, but you definitely are not treated like it is. The food is fabulous and the service is top notch. Robert was our waiter and we could not imagine any better service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: San Luis Resort, 5222 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-740-8605

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?