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D'Amico's Italian Market Cafe

University Place
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5510 Morningside Dr, Houston, TX 77005
(713) 526-3400
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quick lunch

Service was fast and good! Wife and I both had lasagna lunch special that included a very large portion of salad and also a desert. Would recommend to anyone.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
Tom H
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League City, Texas, United States
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Nifty Italian market with great food and atmosphere. Seating inside and out. Nice wine selection. Haven't made it to dessert yet but they looked good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Service was fast and good! Wife and I both had lasagna lunch special that included a very large portion of salad and also a desert. Would recommend to anyone.

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We were drawn to this establishment by their add claiming homemade pasta. We found their pasta heavy, not light like homemade should be. The fettuccine sauce was very average. The veal ravioli was nondescript. We have to admit the meatballs were pretty good. Our waiter Jack was very nice but oversold the quality of the pasta.

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Bellaire, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Came her one day with a friend while shopping in the Village. We were seated and then shown a card with daily lunch specials. They had a nice

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Nice place Warm friendly waiter I had Eggplant parmesan with fettuccine Alfredo and caesar salad. For dessert i had salted caramel gelato. Good food in good portions, i was stuffed by the end of the meal.

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Have eaten here 4 times in the last month. Each time I left satisfied and with leftovers for next day lunch. The Nash pizza is excellent thin crust pizza! Chicken appetizer stuffed with sausage and cheese made me want more. Love the outdoor eating area. Nice find in Rice Village!!

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Confines of Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

D'Amico's Market and Cafe is located in the Rice Village shopping area - a convenient place for a meal and to buy some olive oil and other Italian cuisine specialties. We had the linguini with clam sauce and muffaletta sandwich. Both were excellent, and kudos to the chef for adding some extra spice to the linguini, which the sauce delicious.... More 

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Austin, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I was taken here by a local who was embarrassed by our experience at this restaurant. I was visiting Houston for the first time and she took me here for dinner on a Wednesday night. The place not only was chaotic the minute I walked in, you could see all the patrons watch the mess that was going on with... More 

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I guess when you have been eating there for 18 years you can tell the difference.With the franchising comes the smaller portions,the waiting,the poor food quality.All byproduct of this ever expanding city and the Rice village bubble.I miss the D'amico's of 1996. It's disappointing.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Discovered this quaint restaurant while searching for casual Italian in Houston. The atmosphere and service was perfect. Rigatoni Carmine - sausage, broccoli, Roma tomato, and garlic - was excellent. Cheese ravioli was homemade. Pizza delicious. Started with the Caesar salad with calamari, which I split with my wife. Dressing was perfectly oil based and not creamy. Highly recommend. We will... More 

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Additional Information about D'Amico's Italian Market Cafe

Address: 5510 Morningside Dr, Houston, TX 77005
Phone Number: (713) 526-3400
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > University Place
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5510 Morningside Dr, Houston, TX 77005
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > University Place
  • Neighborhood: University Place
  • Phone Number: (713) 526-3400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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