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Grotto Ristorante

5222 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
+1 409-740-8605
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Pizza, Seafood, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5222 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a great place to dine, have drinks or watch the game and also have incredible service. I highly recommend Grotto's. Suzie the bartender is absolutely incredible. Thomas the manager is alway on point. We have a condo and we look...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JohnUnderwoo6
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We love the Grotto located in the San Louis Resort on Galveston Island. Family was in from Colorado and Maryland, so we drove from Lake Charles, LA, caught the fairy to Galveston (a fun experience for all ages) and realized we were win the heart...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank thomh235
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Great Service! Amazing Food! Full Bar. I got the Spaghetti and Fried Chicken special. It came with salad and dessert. It was delicious!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MrsMeltzer
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent meal, good service and great flavours. Would recommend the shrimp and crab capellini. Also able to cater for my wife who is coeliac (gluten-free).

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank devondobbo
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We had our anniversary dinner here. Ina, our server, asked us if we dined at Grotto before. We said we had at other locations, Ina told us the menu is a little different here as the menu is limited due to the steakhouse and bistro...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bob1775
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The Grotto is a great addition the the San Luis Hotel. It has excellent Italian food, including pizza. The wait staff are friendly and attentive.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 203ronaldr
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

The service was perfect! Shrimp Scampi is phenomenal! Also fried artichoke appetizer was awesome! Super nice staff!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank C5379AFrichardc
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Moved to greater Houston 9 years ago from NYC. BEST BEST BEST Italian food I've had since I moved here. Not exactly, but VERY close to Italian food in Little Italy, NYC. I cant' wait to go back to the Grotto.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Diane D
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We went to Grotto Rest. for Dinner on Saturday while staying in Galveston over the weekend. The quality of the food and the Service was outstanding. This is the type of Italian food you get from the Michelin Ranking in Europe.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Jose R
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The service and and food quality was amazing. Our waiter Dylan wen the extra mile for us. Asked for lamb and they did not have it on the menu any longer, but he went to the steakhouse and opened their menu to us. Wow the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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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
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5222 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-740-8605
  • This restaurant is at The San Luis Resort
Located inside the San Luis Resort Galveston, Grotto offers an Old Country trattoria ambiance & classic Italian cooking with recipes made on premises. Creations include many "Old World" signature dishes such as Neapolitan thin crust pizzas, Veal Kickerillo, Pollo Francese, housemade pastas & fish selections. Enjoy Grotto's famous Peach Bellini or an extensive collection of Italian and domestic wines while overlooking the pool at San Luis Resort.
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