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Grotto Ristorante

San Luis Resort, 5222 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
+1 409-740-8605
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (27 reviews)
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Pizza, Seafood, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
San Luis Resort, 5222 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited several of the finer dining restaurants on the Island including the Steak House at the San Luis and we decided to give the Grotto a try. Our waiter was impersonal and made us feel that we had to rush through dinner. This...More

Thank DougandDebB
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is great but service is not up to par and food is not consistent...needs to be more consistent in quality of food ...move over to the other restaurants in the San Luis for consistency

Thank Darlene M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to the restaurant in Houston and found the food much better. The waiter was very good and offered good suggestions on the choices. Drinks are weak and over priced.

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Grotto for a bachelorette party. The restaurant was extremely accommodating and the food was amazing. Our waiter Joshua went above and beyond and we feel he truly set our dining experience apart from any other! Tilman even stopped by for...More

Thank jen_marriott
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Nice place. The whole experience was nice. Very unexpected. The property was beautiful Would go again and again

Thank themommacat1
Reviewed 27 August 2017

My family and I enjoyed a nice dinner with the help of the Grotto crew. We enjoyed our awesome waiter "Christian Santini" who gave us great suggestions for Wine, and pasta dishes. Food was magnificent, Wine was even better :). Thank you so much for...More

Thank theboholife
Reviewed 15 August 2017

It just doesn't get any better than The Grotto in Galveston at the San Luis Resort and Spa. Manager Thomas M. expects only the finest from his staff and his food sources and it really shows in your dining experience. Every time we have dined...More

Thank Amy A
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Desiree is the best Bartender EVER! She makes the Best Lemon Drop Martini's in the whole USA. Jon Paul is the Consierge in the whole state of Texas. Brandon was our server and he did an Excellent Job over in the Steak House Bar area....More

Thank Stella W
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The food and service were impeccable! My wife had a fish dish and I had veal. We both loved our choices, but we were too stuffed to eat desert...so we took it to go!! It too, was awesome!

Thank russellp806
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We dined here for my birthday dinner. It was perfect. Our waiter, Joshua went above and beyond to make sure our experience was top notch. The food, beverages, atmosphere and service was top notch! Great job Grotto Galveston and Joshua!!

Thank GalvGirl1964
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The Steakhouse
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Nearby Attractions
The Seawall
2,256 reviews
.09 km away
Galveston's 61st Street Fishing Pier
343 reviews
1.03 km away
Galveston Island Convention Center
65 reviews
.41 km away
NOAA Fisheries Service Galveston Laboratory
33 reviews
.65 km away
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Next door.
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Yes, the best calamari !!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, 有泊車位, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Luis Resort, 5222 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-740-8605
Inspired by classic Southern Italian cooking, Galveston's newest Italian restaurant Grotto features delicious veal, chicken, seafood and house made pastas. Grotto's food and breath-taking décor are complimented by beachside views in Galveston Island's premiere resort and hotel. Wine connoisseurs will be impressed with the extensive collection of Italian and domestic selections. With our winning combination of impeccable service, superb cuisine and passion for detail, Grotto is the perfect restaurant in Galveston for Italian dining.
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