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Sorrento Ristorante Italiano

415 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006 (Neartown/ Montrose)
(713) 527-0609
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Ranked #33 of 7,216 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Neartown/ Montrose
Cross street: Whitney & Taft
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English first
Belton, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We had a GREAT dinner and will definitely go back again. As others have stated it is on the expensive side but the food was absolutely GREAT. Most of the food dishes wasn't overly expensive but bottles of wines were pretty pricey. We had 1/2 bottle ($35) of their blended wine which was very good. The 1\2 bottle choices was... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I had wanted to be cheesy and "relive our engagement" and found choose this solely because of its name. We got engaged in Sorrento, Italy and the restaurant was named Sorrento. We didn't expect anything extravagant, but it was worth the drive. We live in the Woodlands so we usually just go to steakhouses nearby, but this was a special... More

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near Houston
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We picked Sorrento for our anniversary brunch. Lovely decor, not too crowded and fantastic attentive staff. The piano player was a great addition. Everyone's meal starts out with your choices from a beautiful selection of breads and muffins...all delicious. For entrees, I had the frittata with goat cheese and basil and hubby had crab cakes Benedict. Delicious and wonderful presentation.... More

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Seated 1 hour after reservation and then waited 15 or so minutes for a cocktail / wine request. Appetizers served by unknowing staff who asked "who ordered what"? Similar service at main course. A shame the food (actually quite good) could not offset the shoddy service. There are too many stores in Houston at this price point that care about... More

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
204 reviews 204 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I just realized that I have never reviewed this restaurant, even though they are our "go-to" place. Wonderful place for dinner, very nice ambience, great for a romantic dinner. Excellent food, excellent service. When we want a really nice meal with no surprises, this is our pick. Lovely breads, best fish preparation I have had in this town, very good... More

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Houston
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51 reviews 51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Last night, the wife and I dined at Sorrento for the first time as a couple; I've been there several times for work related meals, and had never been quite as impressed. But, at 4 pm yesterday, I decided that we needed to go out on a "date", and I was pleasantly surprised that I could make a reservation at... More

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Austin, Texas
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67 reviews 67 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Recently visited this Houston gourmet restaurant and found it to be an outstanding choice. Their menu is very Italian with each menu choice being superbly done. We ordered their escargot and beef carpaccio for appetizers which were exceptional. I ordered a special of the evening which was a tomahawk bone in ribeye which was enormous and enormously tasteful and perfectly... More

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Aberdeen, UK
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The crab cake is so different and not what I expected but it was delicious and light. I also had the osso bucco ravioli which are to die for. You can definitely tell the pasta is homemade and fresh. Will definitely be going back. Specialty drinks are delicious as well!

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Houston, Texas, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We live in The Woodlands and only drive into Houston occasionally for a change of pace and to explore new dining options. We met another couple at Sorrento on their recommendation, and we couldn't have had a better experience for a dinner out. The menu selections were outstanding - we had trouble deciding because everything sounded so good. We ordered... More

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Michigan
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59 reviews 59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Vallet parking, very formal traditional restaurant, with excellent food and outstanding service. Smaller dining areas each with it's own charm and atmosphere. Type of place where the waitstaff place your napkin for you and the bread is delivered by a special "bread" server. The Tuscan Bean soup had enormous flavor and was not too much before a meal. The Duck... More

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Additional Information about Sorrento Ristorante Italiano

Address: 415 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006
Phone Number: (713) 527-0609
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Neartown/ Montrose
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 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 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: Italian

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