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Damian's Cucina Italiana

#97 of 7,124 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
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3011 Smith St, Houston, TX 77006 (Anita / Rosalie)
+1 713-522-0439
17:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Mon 17:30 - 10:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Wed 17:30 - 22:00
Thu 17:30 - 21:00
Fri 17:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Houston, Texas
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177 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had an excellent plate of straw and hay fettuccine- lots of mushrooms, peas and pancetta. Also enjoyed a well dressed salad - lots of olives and Parmesan. Excellent service - beautiful old room. Comforting place in busy Houston....

Thank L C L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had 7:30 reservation and was promptly seated. Ordered Vitello Ravioli and Shrimp Damiani, they were very good. Entrees were the Flounder Pizaola and Snapper Butera. Both were outstanding. The waiter wasn't as attentive as I usually have but the bus staff was on top of their game. Excellent dinner with desserts to go.

Thank Reginald C
Houston, Texas
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137 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed dinner at Damian's with a group of 6. Our waiter seemed a bit rushed whenever we tried to speak to him, but was generally nice. The food was good, and we tried a variety of items from the lobster bisque, to the stuffed portabella, to the pork chop and fish special. The desserts were equally impressive, if not more... More 

Thank ellzebeth
Sugar Land, Texas
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263 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best Italain restaurants in Houston that never fails to please. The service is impeccable and the food is fabulous. Excellent wine selection. I had the Brunello Montelcino which is superb. My Friends had the Linguine Special and i Had the Snapper with crab meat.....and we finished with a grat chocolate dessert...a great evening.

Thank Rockdoc7
Beaumont, Texas
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107 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is without a doubt the best restaurant I have ever eaten in. The service is beyond reproach!! The staff is very, very friendly and professional. The food is wonderfully excellent!! This is NOT heat and serve food!! Fresh ingredients made into great tasting dishes by real, professional chef!! Set some time aside and make a special trip!!

Thank DavidWB95
West Chester, Ohio
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62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good selection of appetizers and salads. Pasta was very fresh and was served in generous portions. Service was very good and Damian's was a good place for a big group. Had a Family style feel to it.

Thank jcrslick
Richmond, Texas
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at Damian's tonight with friends. The atmosphere was great. Service was excellent. Two of us had the chef special stuffed veal chop with mushroom wine reduction. It was excellent. It was cooked perfectly, tender and the the mushroom sauce was in perfect balance. The other two had the chefs special salmon topped with lump crab over garlic mashed... More 

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Houston, Texas
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171 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Six of us booked Damian's for dinner prior to attending a Symphony performance. We had a nice quiet corner and a round table so we could talk. Timing was important and the wait staff was superb making sure that we ordered in a timely manner and got us out to their wonderful awaiting shuttle drivers. It was a cold night... More 

Thank William D
Houston, Texas
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77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Damian's is the best Italian restaurant in Houston. It is excellent fine dining. Damian's has a great menu and the food and the service is superb. We frequently go to Damian's for dinner and it is our place of choice when entertaining our out of town guests.

Thank dsm125
Lubbock, Texas
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Located in midtown and easy access. Great , family run and oriented and highly professional staff. Quite , semi formal old Italian NY setting . Food from salad to desert was incredible. You get what you pay for.

Thank Lubbockians

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, 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
    (Anita / Rosalie)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-522-0439

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