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Antica Osteria

2311 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005-1511
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“carbonara” (7 reviews)
“lamb chops” (9 reviews)
“tiramisu” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2311 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005-1511
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1 - 10 of 104 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favorite Italian restaurant outside of Italy. The owners Ray and Velio are wonderful and have consistently maintained a beautiful space with attentive service throughout the years. The old house is beautifully decorated in Tuscan themes, very romantic and ideal for special occasions....More

Thank panicale63
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Definitely winning the worst dinner of the year award!!! Can't understand how this nice restaurant could serve such an awful array of tasteless oily ill prepared food!!

Thank allonster
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Outstanding service, fantastic food. charming house. We were caught in heavy traffic so we pulled in with no preconceptions before it opened. They let us sit on the nicely covered porch where they brought us drinks. When opened we were the first guests so the...More

1  Thank lbarbglass713
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Fantastic true Italian food, quaint, charming, intimate restaurant for a date night or with family. Service was 1st rated as you would expect from a fine dining experience. They have their standard menu but they also bring to your table a chalk board with the...More

1  Thank Rob L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Had lunch for the first time at Antica Osteria, very good place to experience tradicional Italian recipes. Good ambiance seating on the terrace, and very good service, Morena, our waitress was kind and attentive. The Italian Chef, from Sardinia, came to our table and had...More

1  Thank evamariacampo
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Came here for a romantic dinner with my wife. It did not disappoint. One salad of arugula with Gorgonzola and the other salad of octopus with tomato and celery were both flavorful. I couldn't resist to dip the bread into the garlicky juice. The additional...More

1  Thank Alfred C
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent dinner, good service, nice wine list. Veal, lamb shank, duck and pasta were all excellent.

Thank Twizzler55
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I hate to even mention this restaurant I'm here, at the risk of giving away one of Houston's best kept secret's. Antica Osteria is a wonderful establishment with the world of ambience. Located just 3 miles from downtown 2 miles from the medical center and...More

1  Thank Jim S
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We have eaten here several times and never once have I had anywhere near a negative experience. The food is consistently good and the staff are always friendly.

Thank drsped
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Quaint, charming, intimate restaurant. Service was delightful. Food was very good. Mostly traditional Italian, but done with flair. Inside and outside seating.

1  Thank TwoGrays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2311 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005-1511
    (Greenbriar St)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: 713-521-1155
  • E-mail
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