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Damian's Cucina Italiana

3011 Smith St, Houston, TX 77006-3427
+1 713-522-0439
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (21 reviews)
“osso bucco” (7 reviews)
“gamberoni” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3011 Smith St, Houston, TX 77006-3427
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Damian's is really a nice place; been there many times for dinner and for lunch. Visited again this past weekend for Houston restaraunt week...it was great. I had the trout which the sauce was a little rich for my taste but loved it none the...More

Thank GregTX23
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of friends went here for the August Houston Restaurant Weeks Dinner Menu. Appetizers for lobster bisque served in a bread bowl and buffalo mozzarella tomatoes. The main course was an amazing steak with pasta. I must admit to desert jealousy when I saw...More

Thank marymorr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to get 3 entrees and 1 appetizer between two couples and share. Neither of us had ever been to Damian's and we were all thoroughly impressed. The wait staff is extremely informative and attentive. EVERYTHING we ordered was fantastic! Now that's amazing no matter...More

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had osso bucco and it was some of the best I've ever eaten - and that's one of my favorite foods. The food is always phenomenal, but the perfect ambience for chatting and the knowledgeable, unobtrusive wait staff makes the whole experience perfect. It's...More

Thank divefan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner with friends last Saturday night and it was a wonderful dinner and evening. Food and service was excellent. The lobster bisque was great as was everything. Easy to talk and visit. We will go back soon.

Thank red1990
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Our family has been going to Damian's for so many years! Armando always took care of the family, my in-laws went pretty much weekly. The venue is fantastic, the food outstanding! Armando was the best at his job! He passed away not too long ago,...More

1  Thank Jamie P
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This downtown Italian restaurant deserves a 10! Well, it's also had 30 years to perfect itself, and it has absolutely accomplished that goal. We dined there for lunch with a party of 4 and no one had a bad meal. I had the lasagne which...More

1  Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This is a very good Italian flare restaurant. The menu is limited which is a good thing since when you have 40 page menus, you end up eating some weird tasting dishes. The restaurant is on the pricey side, but has quality to justify it....More

Thank AXH
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Great attention to detail. Wonderful food and wine selection. Praiseworthy service. Intimate Old Italian decor and ambience. Longtime Houston family ownership.

Thank garywelch68
Reviewed 23 May 2017

For truly authentic Italian flavors, and amazing service, go to this off the beaten trail restaurant. Excellent!

Thank 463marthag
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Sarah D
3 April 2017|
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Response from William D | Reviewed this property |
Jacket and tie is not required. Jeans are permitted but no tears. No shorts. Business style slacks and a shirt / blouse are fine
Sarah D
3 April 2017|
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Response from William D | Reviewed this property |
Jackets and ties are not required. Business / dress slacks and a shirt are fine. Nice jeans can be worn. Dresses, slacks and skirts are fine. No shorts, no t-shirts. If you are going to the theaters downtown, they offer a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3011 Smith St, Houston, TX 77006-3427
    (Anita / Rosalie)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-522-0439
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