About Damian's Cucina Italiana
For 31 years Damian's Cucina Italiana has been known worldwide as the top authentic Italian restaurant in Houston, Texas. Set in an old-world atmosphere which is elegant, yet warm and friendly, diners at Damian's are accustomed to extensive menu offerings, specially tailored dishes, and weekly specials created by Chef Napolean Palacios.
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Monday - Friday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Anita / Rosalie
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Damian's offers complimentary shuttle service after dinner to the Wortham Center, Hobby Center, and Jones Hall.
Call the event planner for catering details.
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Available for our upstairs private party functions.
Our Private dining rooms seat from 10 to 140ppl.
Damian's Cucina Italiana Ratings and Reviews
I had been to Damian's before, but this ...
I had been to Damian's before, but this was the first time I'd taken my sister. She couldn't get enough of the lovely decorations when we first walked in. I had booked it for the Restaurant Week in Houston and I enjoyed a grilled chicken fillet and fettuccini alfredo. She got the steak with mushroom sauce. Polished off the night with wonderful bread pudding. I would highly recommend Daimian's for special occasions or a quiet get together with friends. It was a wonderfully calm atmosphere.
This was my first visit and it was fabul ...
This was my first visit and it was fabulous! It was raining and to have the complimentary valet with umbrellas handy to assist us getting out of the car was so nice! The ambience and the food was wonderful, a little pricy for lunch but it was still great and I will highly recommend to my friends and colleagues.
The food was outstanding as we ordered f ...
The food was outstanding as we ordered from the Restaurant Week menu. We attended the Frankie Valli venue but had plenty of time to casually eat dinner and catch the shuttle to the Wortham. Service was extremely attentive. Wonderful place for dinner.
My friend and I were going to the theate ...
My friend and I were going to the theater so we decided to go to Damian's . We had a wonderful meal with wonderful waitstaff. After a leisurely dinner, we were told our theater shuttle was waiting. We were dropped off and picked up at the front of the theater . Also, even though the restaurant was closed, the maitre d' waited for everyone's return in the event they needed anything. Damian's is a lovely restaurant with great food so it's my new favorite restaurant .
Our first time there. Fabulous in every ...
Our first time there.
Fabulous in every respect.
The food was to die for (sweet potato ravioli omg!), the service was truly first class with an appropriate level of personal friendliness, and the ambiance was just right--comfortable and classy without being stuffy or pretentious.
I have wanted to eat here for years. Fin ...
I have wanted to eat here for years. Finally, after 25 years I finally made it. And it was worth it. Excellent food. Attentive service. Very happy with the entire experience from appetizers to dessert. I will be a more frequent guest !
We have been to Damian's numerous times. ...
We have been to Damian's numerous times. Never a average or bad experience. Always great. Excellent service from the time we drive up to the time we get our table. Menu selections is always outstanding as is the service. We will keep coming back.
Also, was my first time using the "Damian's" round trip shuttle to a play. Outstanding guest feature. My wife has used this service a few times and had my expectations built up. Did not fail.
All the best to the entire Damian's staff.
Damian's before the theater is a real jo ...
Damian's before the theater is a real joy. Armondo always provides great service and recommendations about special off the menu items the chef has prepared. The management always warmly greets you and checks on if the food is prepared to your satisfaction. Great wine selection and always a great recommendation if you need a tie-breaker between two wines. Starting with a Sicilian Cosmo and ending with a wonderful desert, it is a relaxed dining experience that makes you want to hurry back.
Daryl & Bobbie J
We dined at the chef's table. It was an ...
We dined at the chef's table. It was an amazing experience. our personal waiter was fantastic. Francisco the chef gave us a tour of the kitchen and explained all the details of how the kitchen works. All of the cooks were friendly and greeted us. Since it was a weeknight and they were not very busy the chef invited us to help prepare our own pasta dish. Therefore I would recommend the Week night Chef's Table experience.
This is a wonderful restaurant if you're ...
This is a wonderful restaurant if you're going to anything in the theater district. The shuttle is wonderful...hop on, drop off, then pick back up after. So convenient! And the food and ambiance are fantastic. Never disappoints!
Ben G was our server. Table staff very a ...
Ben G was our server. Table staff very attentive. Food was great as always--I had the seafood pescatore (off the menu), and delicious. Wines excellent. Our 27th year in Houston, and Damian's always wonderful for special occasions and people. Bravo!
Best Dinner prior to an event at the The ...
Best Dinner prior to an event at the Theater district. Great food and service with a theater shuttle included! no parking, not walking for miles, no waiting in traffic to get in and out. It made the whole experience stress free. Also, we had a 10 year old in our party, they treated her like a young lady! She is now a big fan too...
Wonderful atmosphere! Quiet, and comfort ...
Wonderful atmosphere! Quiet, and comfortable dining. We could even have a conversation with our guests. The service was very good, someone was always near if we needed anything. The food was wonderful. This is one of our very favorite restaurants.
Appetizer calamari was extremely over co ...
Appetizer calamari was extremely over cooked(very rubbery). My dish had decent(mostly from the pesto topping) flavor but the crust of the pork chops was very soggy. The pork chop itself was not seasoned well. My wife got the special seafood pasta dish of the night and the amount of sauce that was given was more like a cream soup with pasta. First time diners here and will not be back. Not the way we wanted to celebrate our anniversary.
Damien's is a standard for others to fol ...
Damien's is a standard for others to follow. I like the food in new places but Damien's is old school, great food and waiters that know the art of serving. Attentative staff, but great food. Had the snapper and it was excellent! I know the food will always be good at Damien's. We will be back and hope to go more often! You can have a conversation without having to scream across the table!
Old midtown Resturant ... Old location ( ...
Old midtown Resturant ... Old location (10+ years) ... Old family recipes ...and a NEW taste experience every time I go! Great plates of food...we had chicken, veal and fish and all 3 were perfect. Attentive service. They rushed their service to get us to the theatre...or I would still be there ordering another course. Go. Go back...it's still wonderful.
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