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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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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (13 reviews)
“pizza” (26 reviews)
“pollo” (6 reviews)
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Pizza, Seafood, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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San Luis Resort, 5222 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank themommacat1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We had dinner at Grotto's. The food and service was excellent, but be sure to make reservation because it gets quite crowded around 5pm.

Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We ordered to go one night in the hotel since we had sleepy kiddos. The pizza is wonderful and the spaghetti and meatballs was a hit with the kiddos!

Thank Kelli B
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We had a lovely family celebration here and enjoyed everything very much. The food was delicious and the service was outstanding. Loved the ambiance, wine selection and desserts too!

Thank dinahmat
Reviewed 1 August 2017

She had the snapper with lump crab and penne. Excellent. I had the lasagna. You could taste the freshness. The tomato sauce tasted like they just picked and crushed the tomatoes minutes earlier. The subtle things added the final touch. Our excellent waiter Christian greeted...More

Thank 9thAnniv
Nearby Restaurants
The Steakhouse
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.04 km away
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Nearby Attractions
The Seawall
2,235 reviews
.22 km away
Galveston's 61st Street Fishing Pier
342 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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28 January 2017|
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Response from Mike P | Reviewed this property |
Next door.
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Response from Fatima S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the best calamari !!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, 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
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
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16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
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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