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Giacomo's Cibo e Vino

#242 of 7,051 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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3215 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098-1001
+1 713-522-1934
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 16:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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143 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Not a spaghetti and meatball place. We had Tortellini Sugo Rosa, trout alla garfagna, pork butt and white beans, lemon tart, and appetizers of Halloumi cheese, lamb meat balls, and three excellent dips. Very helpful attentive service people in a clean modern unpretentious place.

Thank L Frank
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Knew the owner Lynette from her previous restaurants in Houston...always authentic Italian food. Giacomos is in the new completely authentic Italian style combining small side plates...salads...main dishes...specials and one of a kind Tuscan delights never seen before in Houston menus. Great atmosphere...very popular but wait not long even at peak timed. If you like authentic Italian food...combined with extensive wine... More 

Thank TexasGeo
College Station, Texas
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The patio has a great vibe, and it is super dog friendly! They brought a bowl of water and a big plate of treats. Service was great, the food was timed to come out perfectly and the waiter was very attentive. Great value, my friend and I split two hot dishes and a main dish, each had a half glass... More 

Thank ErinElizabeth6
Lafayette, LA
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140 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Since this was our first visit here, we asked the waiter for suggestions. I think our waiter's name was Ernesto. He was thrilled to offer suggestions and spent a lot of time explaining them. We started off with the scallop appetizer. It was great. For our entrees, we got and shared the linguine giacomo and the pollo guido. While chicken... More 

Thank Lafayette1
Houston, Texas
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162 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

My wife and I live nearby so we visit this place every couple of months. I forget how good it is. The minestrone soup and the scallop appetizer are two of the best dishes in Houston. The prices are reasonable and the wine prices are great. An exlectic selection and one can find an interesting and different wine here.

Thank Ted77019
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

I am travelling a lot and usually in the united states the food (wherever it comes from) is adapted a lot to fit the US taste. Here you can get authentic Italian food in a nice atmosphere (they even have a patio) with excellent wines and a decent service. Loved it!

Thank nonameavailablehere
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Well I hate tellingYou all This, But This place is amazing. Lynette is The chef and owner and Great. You Need to ask about The daily specials and then order! Her soups and pasta dishes are fantástic. I have a Hard time not ordering The ratatouille. If You sit At The bar , You will enjoy Great service from Patty.... More 

Thank Yvonne T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

I had a business lunch here. The pasta selection was extensive. I opted for spaghetti alla carbonara, which was more creamy than I wanted but was quite flavorful. (In fairness, the menu does say that the egg and cheese will end up coating the pasta.) Reasonable prices, and attentive service.

Thank CaliTexan22
Pueblo, Colorado USA
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72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

We had a family reunion all week and decided to meet at Giacomo's. The staff was very pleasant and fun. We all ordered different items and not disappointed. I couldn't give you details since I am not a food critic. I have a feeling everything on the menu is fabulous. Love the décor and ambiance. Great food, family, and laughs.... More 

Thank MicciPueblo
Houston, Texas
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Huge menu and tons of wonderful choices. I LOVE THIS PLACE and when asked where i wanted to go for my B-day lunch, i chose this place with out hesitation. Staff is friendly and the place is small and personal. I have not tried the wines (always go fat work) but if you wnat a glass, they have options. The... More 

Thank Janice H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3215 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098-1001
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-522-1934

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?