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“Good news/bad news” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Amadeus Italian Restaurant and Piano Bar

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Amadeus Italian Restaurant and Piano Bar
700 Kip Ave, Kemah, TX
281-334-3311
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Ranked #5 of 65 Restaurants in Kemah
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: Excellent service and fantastic food. We tried the lamb, crab cakes, sea bass, mussels, seasoned bread-all were excellent and full portions. entertaining music and also a dance floor-
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“Good news/bad news”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

This restaurant came highly recommended by friends, so when we were in town they took us there. There's a dance floor and small stage on one side and lounge seating on the other side of a large square bar and a dining room behind that and off to the side. A couple of guys were singing and playing on the stage - and it was a little loud if you wanted to have a conversation. This is a locals place where an older crowd comes to hang out, dine, drink and dance. We sat in the bar's lounge area. The bartender(s) double as wait staff in that area, so our service was rather slow. Our server would get busy with drink orders and forget about us - parmesan and pepper flakes were offered to my husband for his pasta but were not brought until he was almost finished. A new glass of wine had to be requested twice and we had to go to the bar to request our bill and pay - after waiting for a good 15 minutes. As for the food - it was hit and miss. Three of us ordered the mussels. My bowl arrived with most of them open. One diner had a bowl of mostly closed, and therefore inedible ones while the other diner was about 50/50. They were the large plump variety, not the smaller firm ones I was expecting and I didn't like them much. I had a salad that was good and plenty large enough for two. My husband had pasta with Bolognese meat sauce and he liked it. He also had the escargot, which he shared and we all liked that. The first basket of bread was dry and tasted old - the second one was better. The friend with the bad bowl of mussels told the waitress, who sent someone else over who agreed to remove them from the bill and apologized. So the friends who raved and took us there were none too happy, but I would probably give it a second chance. I did notice that regulars get the red carpet treatment, whereas we were merely serviced.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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League City, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Lower Expectations will Yield an enjoyable evening”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

I have been here a few times. Our last visit was a busy Saturday night. There were several very large parties. If you see large tables set up, my advice would be to go get a taco at the Mexican place and come back for dancing. They do NOT do well when they are crowded and don't really seem to care. Mattio will come by and ask how things are going and if you provide negative feedback, he zones out. He is totally oblivious that there are issues. This is a diamond in the rough with no one bothering to polish anything. It could be great. The menu is good but food is delivered luke warm on busy nights. Servers a bit combobulated. The good servers are no longer there. Must have gotten frustrated.

The entertainment is GREAT. They have a new gal singer that is awesome. That is a great combination with the ever wonderful Claudio and the other guy that sings. Sorry, don't know the other's names. Bar area crowded but crowd is generally friendly and everyone works together to save your seat if you're dancing, or make room if possible. I have NOT found the drinks to be weak.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Kemah, Texas
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93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
“wine, dine, dance and romance”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

If you are into a good dinner with easy piano bar background live music, this is the only place in the area to go ... Mat has the spot .... he caters to an up-scale clientele that likes to eat, drink and party ... the place starts getting going about 8:00 p.m. and stops around 2:00 a.m. (closed sundays) but that's OK, ya gotta sleep sometime ...

The bar tenders, Rene and Mia are excellent and pour good drinks and have a lotta local knowledge ....

My personal fav is the shrimp premavera (?) with creme brulee for the finale ....

Dine and dance ... casual to formal ... I love this place

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Seabrook, Texas
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“good food fairn price”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

For italian food in Clear Lake area this possible is ONE of the best

Visited May 2012
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Galveston, Texas
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“Best Italian food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

Awsome atmospher great food, good price and awsome music

Visited May 2012
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