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Review of Grotto Ristorante

Grotto Ristorante
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Ranked #8 of 325 Restaurants in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence
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Description: 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.
Reviewed 17 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 fresh seafoods stew.

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Reviewed 29 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 very loud Sports Bar; there were numerous TVs all around and every area of the bar, even in far away corners had a football game blasting loud over its speakers. We walked down to the GROTTO to find it had soothing music playing in the background, diners were quietly talking at their tables, and although the two TVs over the bar had on basketball games, they were silent with its closed captioned on for the sports needy. Although having to sit at the bar was not as romantic or comfortable as the other bar usually is we enjoyed our stay. Drinks, people, and atmosphere were great.

Thank Phil G
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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 orders were not taken all together and consequently the drinks did not get served at the same time. Bread basket was not refilled and table was slow to be cleared after appetizers. All our dinners were served together and they were delicious. Cappuccino was lukewarm. Big disappointment.

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Thank jsgelardi2016
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Reviewed 26 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
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Reviewed 20 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 our best choice while we were in Galveston.

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