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Antica Osteria

2311 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005-1511
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“veal piccata” (9 reviews)
“tiramisu” (7 reviews)
“garlic toast” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2311 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005-1511
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

I was treated to a dinner here by some good friends. I had never heard of this place, but it is absolutely a fabulous dinner spot! Quaint old house, turned into a quaint, upscale restaurant! The staff is as friendly as you could ever want,...More

Thank woodyandblackie
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We had a great experience with this restaurant, which we found on line. We had reservations at 6 pm on a Thursday. When we came, there was only one other table occupied, but when we left an hour and a half later the place was...More

Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This is the second time I have visited this neighborhood restaurant, and this time was as enjoyable as the first. The food is delicious, the service attentive and friendly, and the ambiance "Italian." My wife had the eggplant and I had the veal piccata and...More

Thank CJTravelerTexas
Reviewed 3 June 2017 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 12 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 29 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 10 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 28 March 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Larry R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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
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