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5000 Westheimer at Post Oak, Houston, TX 77056
+1 713-621-6888
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“pasta” (13 reviews)
“dover sole” (3 reviews)
“lobster fest” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
5000 Westheimer at Post Oak, Houston, TX 77056
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

Arcodoro ranks as one of the all time WORST dining experiences I've ever had in Houston. The food is marginal, the service was beyond deplorable.. just horrible. The staff - across the board - has a surly condescending attitude and it ruined the experience. Marketing...More

Thank Reagan S
Reviewed February 15, 2018

It is with great personal sadness that we share the closing of Arcodoro, the truly finest Sardinian restaurant in all of Texas... Lori & Efisio were wonderful hosts, and provided some of the finest food, wine and service in Houston. They closed a few days...More

1  Thank Hunter T
Reviewed December 31, 2017

Exelent menu. Pizza and pastas are super. Wine list need improvement. Sardinian procecco is owesome. This place is very good, however many Italian restorants are better.More

Thank BSA0803
Lori F, Public Relations Manager at Arcodoro, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2018

Hi, thank you so much for visiting Arcodoro. I am glad that you enjoyed most of your experience. Our specialty is Sardinian dishes so we are thrilled you loved the EFIX prosecco. Would love to have you back and try some of our specialties. Happy...More

Reviewed December 30, 2017

Friends in Houston took us to this restaurant. It was an absolutely incredible experience. The food was exceptional and the service was perfect. Our server was knowledgeable and attentive without being intrusive. The atmosphere and presentation of the meal made for a delightful evening.

Thank Kathy B
Lori F, Manager at Arcodoro, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2018

Hi, This is a great way to start out 2018. Thank you for the positive review you shared with the Trip Advisor committee. Hope to see you back really soon. Best, Lori

Reviewed October 23, 2017

Been here several times. Not your typical Italian. If your looking for spaghetti with meatballs or pizza you'd better go elsewhere. Upscale restaurant across from the Galleria. The fish in rock salt is superb. Good place for business lunch.

Thank Nigel O
Lori F, Guest Relations Manager at Arcodoro, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2017

this is truly patio season and eating salt encrusted fish is the way to go! Check out our brunch menu. It is a great place to enjoy a prosecco and relax during this holiday weekend. Best the staff and management of Arcodoro

Reviewed September 22, 2017

Still the Finest Italian restaurant in Houston! Superb and attentive service, a warm welcome at the door, a wide offering of seating areas, including outside on the terrace when the weather is nice! Frankly, we cannot possibly understand the highly negative reviews, as we have...More

Thank Hunter T
Lori F, Public Relations Manager at Arcodoro, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2017

Hunter, You are truly a trusted and loyal customer. At Arcodoro we work with passion and have been plugging along for over 20 years. We appreciate the people who appreciate great Italian food and drink. We are constantly working to source amazing ingredients and introduce...More

Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Having been an established Houston restaurant for quite some time I was glad to finally have been able to dine at this lovely Sardinian/Italian restaurant. Professional and courteous staff, delicious food and drinks, and an enjoyable, simple yet refined atmosphere made Arcodoro a pleasant experience....More

1  Thank Ryan V
Lori F, Public Relations Manager at Arcodoro, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Thank you for sharing this with the Trip Advisor community. We are so happy that you made it into Arcodoro. We always have new things going on. Wednesdays in the bar area we have $5 pizza night. We also have an unbelievable brunch on Saturday...More

Reviewed July 27, 2017

This is one of my favorite places in Houston, good wine, great food and an atmosphere conducive to relaxation and conversation – reminiscent of dinner at home with friends (only better because someone else is doing the dishes!) We went specifically for the lobster which...More

1  Thank KGN58
Lori F, General Manager at Arcodoro, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2017

We love when you share your feelings about Arcodoro with the TripAdvisor community. As you know as a regular, this is really our home that we love to share with you and others that feel like going to Italy for a night and enjoying good...More

Reviewed July 13, 2017

Run, don't walk, to Arcodoro during the month of July for the best lobster you can imagine. Succulent and savory, the special dish being offered this month is perfectly prepared and served with a delicious, spicy marinara over linguini that will bring you back for...More

1  Thank gloriousgirl
Lori F, Public Relations Manager at Arcodoro, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your review of our lobster fest with the Trip Advisor community. We are so happy that you feel at home with us. We are looking forward to breaking bread with you in the near future! Next month is Restaurant...More

Reviewed June 26, 2017

There is a reason why Arcodoro is being in Houston for so many years. Service is good, the food is consistently tatsy. The only minor negative, the inside decor needs an update.

1  Thank Martin H
Lori F, Guest Relations Manager at Arcodoro, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2017

Thank you for sharing your review with the Trip Advisor community. We have been open 21 years and still producing great food. Many of our staff has been here equally as long. We appreciate your patronage. Hope to see you again soon. Lori

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $40
Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5000 Westheimer at Post Oak, Houston, TX 77056
    (Post Oak)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Great Uptown
  • Neighborhood: Great Uptown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-621-6888
  • E-mail
Handmade Italian. Sardinian Touches. For nearly two decades, owner Efisio Farris has earned the love and respect of well-traveled food and wine aficionados. Farris, a native of the Mediterranean island of Sardinia has created a menu and ambiance that showcases the abundant tastes and exceptional beauty of Italy. A cuisine celebrating the rustic flavors and indigenous ingredients of the land and sea – from wild game to fish, herbs, fresh vegetables, handmade pastas and cured meats, Sardinian cheeses, honey and aromatic sauces. Menu highlights include carpaccios, risottos, pizza from the wood-burning oven, baked whole fish, house-made pastas and award-wining steaks. Enjoy the signature Grapparita or cocktails in the Bar Doro,in the casual grill or alfresco on the patios. Watch a who’s who’s of local and visiting notables in the sophisticated dining room or book a table in one of the three private dining rooms.
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