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Ciao Bello

5161 San Felipe St, Houston, TX 77056-3633
+1 713-960-0333
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“wedding soup” (4 reviews)
“pasta” (16 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
5161 San Felipe St, Houston, TX 77056-3633
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Another feather in their cap. We had reservations and wanted to come back here for Restaurant Week to help the Houston Food Bank Benefit program. Wonderful choices on the special menu. I had the cappellettti appetizer. Small but very good. Nice sauce, fabuloous flavor and...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Disappointed $20 HRW lunch: Crispy Calamari : too oily, so not crispy anymore ossa buco ravioli : portion is too small. Besides, my friends' and my orders are all way too salty.

Thank xujingzhan
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Houston Restaurant Weeks dinner for our son, daughter and 13-year-old grandson got mixed reviews. First, the service was excellent, but we had to laugh when we got a waiter named Billy in an Italian restaurant--just seemed wrong, but he was great! Our appetizers included outstanding...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

Excellent food, great service, classic Italian dark woods but warm feeling decor. Desserts are huge and excellent.

Thank BobPhibbs
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Wow, what a nice surprise to find this Italian restaurant in the San Felipe/Gallleria area! I was the guest during a lunch meeting. The interior with its high ceilings created an extra spacious ambience. Nice attention to our needs by the roving manager and hostess....More

Thank CaptainSPI
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

My family enjoyed a lovely brunch Sunday at one of our favorite restaurants, Ciao Bello. The cinnamon bread served only for Sunday brunch is worth a visit! There are also some new and delightful entrees for brunch, including tasty fried chicken coated with porchini mushrooms....More

Thank ppettyHtown
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Eight of us decided to stop in for dinner following an art showing. It was a busy night but we were seated quickly without reservations. We have had good meals to some inconsistent dishes here in the past but this evening the food was well...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I met a friend for lunch here on Thursday, March 30th, 2017. Our reservation was for 12:30pm and the restaurant was very empty upon our arrival for being lunch time. We were seated immediately, which is always a good thing in my book. The basket...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Dined at their bar, all wine in bottles 1/2 off, not so with wines by the glass....... Duh, Bar food Meat Balls, Pork Belly and Pizza was good when paired with a nice bottle of Barolo at 1/2 off. Nice bartenders that are not so...More

Thank LDA947
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Ordered this with a Vallone salad for lunch - divine. I love Branzino and this was the best I've had in a long time. Bread is delicious.

Thank NANA1434
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9 May 2016|
Response from Sandra I | Reviewed this property |
There is a large private patio and I think there is a smaller room but not sure. The patio was set up for a party of about 50 or so with a buffet set price.
Ava S
20 January 2015|
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Response from skylanders | Reviewed this property |
they are very accommodating, my husband is vegetarian...just ask them. Enjoy we sure did.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5161 San Felipe St, Houston, TX 77056-3633
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-960-0333
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