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Damian's Cucina Italiana

3011 Smith St, Houston, TX 77006 (Midtown)
(713) 522-0439
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Ranked #72 of 7,223 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $45
Hours:
Mon 5:30 pm - 10:00 am
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Wed 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Midtown
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Good for: Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Anita / Rosalie
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English first
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

I read good reviews before going, but still was unexpectedly surprised. This place is great. The atmosphere is old school, the service is superb and the food was spectacular. We saw another table ordering a Caesar salad (not on menu). My daughter had never experienced having the waiter make it at the table,so we ordered. It was fantastic. The pasta... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Our waiter was friendly, helpful and went above the ordinary in service to our group of four. We were served fresh focaccia & dipping sauce shortly after being seated. Despite each couple splitting the fabulous lobster bisque, we each got our serving in its own bread bowl. Our friends shared their entrees and each was split and served to them... More

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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Went on a recommendation and a gift certificate from family. Easy to get to and very fast free valet service. Service was outstanding and food excellent. Dress code of business casual was stressed on web site but was dismayed to see a couple in tennis shirts and shorts seated with no remarks from staff.

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Hobe Sound, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Our waiter was friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful in making dinner selections. There were 3 couples in our party and we all tried a different entree. They included: Eggplant Parmesan, Veal Piccata, Bistecca Toscana, Filetto Di Manzo, Fedilini al Buongustaio, and Linguine alle Vongole with a white wine sauce. The meat dishes came just as ordered and all of the seafood... More

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Baton Rouge, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I order a glass of Sasso di Poggio and I noticed that the wine was spoiled and smells like vinegar (this is the most expensive glass of wine in that category of italian reds). The did change the wine, the owner, GM or whoever that was ask me if my second glass was ok, I dont know his name because... More

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Richmond, Texas
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Have gone to Damian;s many times over the yrs when special friends come to town. They enjoy Italian food. Food is always excellent. Service is very excellent.

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Houston, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

My first time here and the food was Excellent. Had the snapper and I was amazed how great if was. Great atmosphere. The deserts are to die for as well.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is one of the best if not the best Italian restaurants in Midtown Houston. I met several business colleagues for after work dinner and drinks and it is now one of my favorite places. Service is excellent as well.

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Houston
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We have been going to Damian's since 1984. We have celebrated birthdays, anniversaries, holidays and retirements. The food is very good and the service is excellent. Armando has waited on us for years and is an excellent waiter. The food is always special and you have an excellent selection to choose from. I would recommend this Italian Restaurant to anyone.

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Houston, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

My wife and I went here recently on a date night, and it felt like we were instantly transported back to Florence. The atmosphere was fantastic, and the food was delicious. They make all of their noodles in house, as well as their deserts, and the additional effort they made really shows!

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