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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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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (28 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 yesterday via mobile

Read reviews here and found this great choice. The veal Luis was very good, the spinach excellent. Finished perfectly with lemon sorbet. We were very glad we went there.

Thank C_Backlund
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our experience started with a cocktail at The Cove, the poolside bar at the San Luis Resort, where Danielle, the bar manager, stopped by and, upon hearing that we were planning on dining at Grotto, immediately went there to see if a table was available...More

Thank Chad S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the best pizza I have ever had! Also, the chicken parmesan was delicious also! Will definitely eat here again!

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Christopher anticipated our needs and went out of his way to find 2 requests outside the resturaunt. (Vanilla ice cream and 20 yr Tawny port). Excellent experience on my wife's bday and anniversary celebration. Thomas the GM should be complimented for his professionalism and that...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 8 January 2018

For a hotel restaurant, this had very good food. We ate here twice during our recent stay, not only because it was too cold to walk anywhere else, but also because it was so good. I had the veal the first night and it was...More

Thank laurae
Reviewed 16 December 2017

We love the Grotto as it offers many choices from wood fired pizza to pastas to complex Italian dishes. Also, the Sunday night family style special of Fried Chicken and Pasta is a great deal-great value also. My favorite is the Chopino. which is assorted...More

Thank billstl2017
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Although my wife and I had eaten there a few times before (good pasta dishes), this year on Thanksgiving Day we stopped into the San Louis Resort for cocktails. We first went to their Stake House Bar but found it had been turned into a...More

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Hosted a family dinner night before Thanksgiving. Service was not up to par. Although we had reservations, we were first taken to a table that was not adequate for 5 people to eat comfortably. We were able to get another table right away. Our drink...More

Thank jsgelardi2016
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Very romantic restaurant. Great service and very good Italian food. They have a wonderful wine list and amazing deserts as well. We went back several times and really enjoyed ourselfs.

Thank Jutta P
Reviewed 19 November 2017

The Grotto Ristorante was our choice for dinner. The entrees were tasty with a good presentation. The restaurant has a nice view of the gulf but was crowded and noisy. The service was very good and not intrusive. A good choice for dinner, but not...More

Thank adventurer1234
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, 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
  • This restaurant is at The San Luis Resort
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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