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Piatto Ristorante (Galleria)

4.9
4.9
893 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Piatto Ristorante is owned and operated by John Marion Carrabba of the famed Carrabba family, who created the menu from recipes passed down through four generations. The home-style Italian food found at Piatto Ristorante pleases the palate, as well as touches the heart. John personally oversees all details, making sure that his guests have a fantastic culinary experience. Piatto Ristorante offers full-service catering, private banquet rooms, box lunches and delivery.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 7 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Seafood, Wine Bar

  • Hours of operation

    Tue–Thu 11:00 am–9:00 pm Fri 11:00 am–9:30 pm Sat 5:00 pm–9:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (713) 871-9722

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    John M. Carrabba

  • Catering

    We are a full-service caterer that not only provides food, but anything else you may need – from bartenders and servers to valet and decor.

  • Private party facilities

    Our private dining space can seat up to 32 and is perfect for corporate events, wine tastings, birthday parties, bridal showers or any other special occasion. Please contact us if your event calls for a buyout and we'll be glad to discuss details.

  • Private party contact

    John: (713) 871-9722

  • Neighborhood

    Galleria / Uptown

  • Cross street

    Post Oak Boulevard

  • Parking details

    You are welcome to use our valet or use the parking garage located behind the restaurant!

  • Additional

    Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access

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What 893 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.9
4.9 based on recent ratings
  • 4.9Food
  • 4.9Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.7Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. D

    Disappointed

    Houston

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on September 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food always fresh and good and service is excellent! Great martinis too. Owner always there on top Of things
  2. AC

    AlisonC

    Houston

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One of my favorite places in Houston! Wish I lived closer to eat there more often.
  3. F

    Foode

    Chicago

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on September 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This place is wonderful! The owner walked around and greeted every table while we were there. The wait staff was attentive. The food was incredible! We had the asparagus appetizer - wow! It was tasty and unique. I would give this two thumbs up for sure!
  4. HR

    HR03

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The waiter was very nice and recommended great choices. Great customer service and delicious food.
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 28, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience2
    Comida salada, mala ambientación.
  6. SS

    SortaSatisfied

    Houston

    58 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    58 reviews

    Dined on August 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always excellent food and service. The fried asparagus with lobster and lemon butter was one of the best appetizers ever.
  7. RM

    RegeniaM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It's always a pleasure visiting Piatto. The food is fresh and flavorful and the staff is always so welcoming. Tornerò presto!
  8. AS

    AdrianS

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The asparagus and crab appetizer was so delicious, I wish I had a double order! The service was wonderful.
  9. SB

    StevenB

    Houston

    3 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 20, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Great food, large number choices, good service. Only problem was noise level
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on August 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Piatto’s is one of our VERY favorite restaurants! Family owned! Delicious food!! We are there at least once a week!
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 19, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Very good food and service.
  12. D

    Doc8

    Houston

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on August 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One of our very-few-favorite places in town! Look forward to returning soon.
  13. g

    gainesw

    Austin

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is a favorite spot for us. Dependably great food and excellent service.
  14. MT

    MaryT

    Houston

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on August 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service are always exceptional! We dine there often.
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    All I can say is WOW, the service and food was just amazing. The asparagus appetizer was a recommendation of the server, and all I can say is it was divine. I will definitely be back!
  16. C

    Chloe

    San Francisco

    48 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    48 reviews

    Dined on August 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Went for restaurant week. Mary's platter with lamb chops and piatto chicken breast was delicious. Wished they had 3 choices that did not include a dessert. Husband ordered off reg menu-loved his martini and half chicken. all good ..will be back soon!
  17. DR

    DeanR

    Chicago

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The food and service are consistently excellent. Thank you, Dean.
  18. T

    Tracy

    Houston

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Met a friend for lunch who I had last met for lunch before COVID at this very restaurant. It was like coming home! The food was as delicious as ever, the service first rate, and it was nice to catch up in a place quiet enough to hear. Comforting to know some things don’t change!
  19. Y

    Yasmin123

    Dallas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Exquisite!!! Food was delicious, perfectly cooked and flavors were classic Italian. The cannolis are to die for and my husband loved the creen brûlée.
  20. e

    eatoutalot

    Houston

    22 reviews

    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Always a good choice!!
  21. m

    marthabp

    Houston

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on July 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Once per month, Piatto features a seven piece band playing dance music from the 50s and 60s. The dance floor was busy and the staff handled the crowd admirably. Wonderful Italian food as always. A great time was had by all.
  22. S

    Shelley77007

    Houston

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a wonderful dining experience at Piatto. The food was delicious as always. Our server was great. Johnny and Mary came by our table and we visited for awhile. So happy to see many loyal diners supporting this fabulous restaurant.
  23. S

    Sarah

    Richmond

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Food was just fantastic! Risotto with shrimp was tasty and not too heavy.
  24. SS

    SandyS

    Houston

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service were great !
  25. MK

    MarcK

    Houston

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The restaurant staff is always extremely attentive, know their customers and very helpful. The food is always excellent. A very friendly. The restaurant is great for all occasions. We always enjoy our time at Piatto.
  26. SR

    SRRJ

    Houston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great lunch spot, will be back again soon. It was delicious!
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a wonderful time - Great service and delicious food!
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Raleigh

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on July 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great dinner and didn’t hurt the wallet either. My colleague was able to have her meal and 2 glasses of wine within the allotted daily meal allowance too!
  29. JJ

    JoJavier

    Houston

    26 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on July 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Celebrated a bday and it was the best Italian food ever!
  30. LJ

    LionelJ

    Houston

    23 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on July 2, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    The 3 of us thoroughly enjoy Piatto and have been there for dinner many times! The Asparagus appetizer is always delicious and our Pasta dishes were delicious. A nice Cabernet with dinner rounded out the good experience. Our waiter,Enrique was very attentive and helpful. Thanks!
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We ALWAYS enjoy Piatto’s.
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Attentive service and good food
  33. GJ

    GeorgeJ

    Houston

    21 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on June 16, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience3
    unfortunately, we were seated next to two large tables of a group of people who had no interest in anyone else in the restaurant. They were so loud, even when the bank was playing, we couldn't carry on a conversation at our table for four. The band was fair at best. Probably won't be going back when the band plays.
  34. HS

    HowardS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always get the Asparagus & Crabmeat Appetizer. Owner is friendly and take an active role in being sure your dining experience is good. My wife recommends and loves the Linguine and Seafood dish. Linguine is superior to Spaghetti in that it holds the sauce better and is more substantial. Linguine is for Adults and Spaghetti is for younger eaters. Also, on such a hot day in Houston the Restaurant was cool and welcoming.
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    It was great! The food was great, the service was amazing. I definitely enjoyed myself.
  36. SP

    SallyP

    Houston

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    All good. Very good server. Good food. Definitely will return.
  37. MW

    MerrickW

    Houston

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was excellent and the service was just right, attentive but not overwhelming. This restaurant will continue to be on my short list for relaxing lunches with friends or business associates.
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great as usual.
  39. C

    Chloe

    San Francisco

    48 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    48 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service and delicious food. Chicken Marsala and chicken Janus prepared well.
  40. T

    Tracy

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Truly enjoyed being at Piatto with an old friend. Splendid service, food was superb. It is on my "go to" list of favorite restaurants in the Galleria area.

FAQs

Piatto Ristorante (Galleria) does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Piatto Ristorante (Galleria) also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (713) 871-9722.

Piatto Ristorante (Galleria) is rated 4.9 stars by 893 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 7 times today
Google Map for Piatto Ristorante (Galleria)

4925 West Alabama, Houston, TX 77056

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Post Oak Boulevard

  • Neighborhood

    Galleria / Uptown

  • Hours of operation

    Tue–Thu 11:00 am–9:00 pm Fri 11:00 am–9:30 pm Sat 5:00 pm–9:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Seafood, Wine Bar

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    You are welcome to use our valet or use the parking garage located behind the restaurant!

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    John M. Carrabba

  • Additional

    Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access

  • Phone number

    (713) 871-9722

  • Catering

    We are a full-service caterer that not only provides food, but anything else you may need – from bartenders and servers to valet and decor.

  • Private party facilities

    Our private dining space can seat up to 32 and is perfect for corporate events, wine tastings, birthday parties, bridal showers or any other special occasion. Please contact us if your event calls for a buyout and we'll be glad to discuss details.

  • Private party contact

    John: (713) 871-9722

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