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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)
“gamberoni” (2 reviews)
“osso bucco” (6 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

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 days 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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Jamie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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 24 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 22 May 2017

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

Thank 463marthag
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a nice fine dining experience. The shrimp and chicken were our choices and they were nicely prepared. The lemon tart dessert was also tasty.

Thank love2go2015
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Great food...always....from the menu dishes to the Chef's special features. We have been to this restaurant many times over the past 27 years. Wait staff is friendly, patient and helpful. They let you dine and are in no hurry for you to leave. Check out...More

Thank TLippe
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Sarah D
2 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
2 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
US$20 - US$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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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