Sorrento Ristorante Italiano

★★★★☆
29.7446 -95.3866
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713-527-0609

415 Westheimer Rd

Houston, TX

77006

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Sat: 4pm-10pm, Mon-Tue: 4pm-10pm, 11am-4pm, Fri: 4pm-10pm, 11am-4pm, Sun: 3pm-11pm, 11am-3pm
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What an incredible disappointment.

My girlfriend and I dined at Sorrento on Friday, 12/2/11 at 7:30 pm. We waited 45 minutes for a table WITH reservations and were ultimately seated adjacent to a restroom (the hostess advised us that no other tables were available).

Our appetizer, the beef carpaccio (which does not require oven preparation), took 30 minutes to arrive.

Even after we had been seated and ordered entrees, the restaurant took an additional 45 minutes to serve our table.

Portion sizes were LAUGHABLY small. Prices were extraordinarily high relative to significantly higher-end, well-established Houston restaurants.

I had ordered an off-menu entree, which our server neglected to mention cost almost $20 more than the restaurant's highest-priced menu entree until I received the bill.

The noise level made dinnertime conversation difficult at best.

We attempted to address our concerns with the restaurant manager following dinner, who was patronizing, argumentative and completely unapologetic.

Zero stars.

1
★☆☆☆☆

What an incredible disappointment.

My girlfriend and I dined at Sorrento on Friday, 12/2/11 at 7:30 pm. We waited 45 minutes for a table WITH reservations and were ultimately seated adjacent to a restroom (the hostess advised us that no other tables were available).

Our appetizer, the beef carpaccio (which does not require oven preparation), took 30 minutes to arrive.

Even after we had been seated and ordered entrees, the restaurant took an additional 45 minutes to serve our table.

Portion sizes were LAUGHABLY small. Prices were extraordinarily high relative to significantly higher-end, well-established Houston restaurants.

I had ordered an off-menu entree, which our server neglected to mention cost almost $20 more than the restaurant's highest-priced menu entree until I received the bill.

The noise level made dinnertime conversation difficult at best.

We attempted to address our concerns with the restaurant manager following dinner, who was patronizing, argumentative and completely unapologetic.

Zero stars.

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1st time , went for our anniversary dinner - PERFECT Choice! Bar was acceptional, The food was unbelievable -Fresh Mozzerella, Wild Salmon w/ Lobster Risotto, Double Chocolate Cake with Moscato Praline Sauce and Vanilla Ice Cream ~ just the Ice cream alone was worth it!, & finished w/ Lemoncello made in house ~ an incredible end. We took all of our server's suggestions, Anthony was fabulous! Thank you so much Sorrento's for an unforgettable evening!

5
★★★★★

1st time , went for our anniversary dinner - PERFECT Choice! Bar was acceptional, The food was unbelievable -Fresh Mozzerella, Wild Salmon w/ Lobster Risotto, Double Chocolate Cake with Moscato Praline Sauce and Vanilla Ice Cream ~ just the Ice cream alone was worth it!, & finished w/ Lemoncello made in house ~ an incredible end. We took all of our server's suggestions, Anthony was fabulous! Thank you so much Sorrento's for an unforgettable evening!

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We went there for dinner, after reading all the nice reviews.
Main points:
-Have to valet park due to limited space. That didn't bothered us.
-The host greeted us with a nice smile. We had reservatinos (recommended).
- We waited at the bar, and the bar tender did not acknowledge of our presence, even though there were only two more couples sitting, he didnt even look at us.
- We had a similar experience with our waiter who simply didn't smile, and didnt bring us the menu for about 10 minutes. I told him with a smile that the food was good, and he didnt even move a muscle on his face.
-The food was good, well presented nice flavors, and a good list of wines.

Even though the food was good I am giving them only 2 stars because the service does not deserve more and service is very important. We left the place feeling disapointed.

2
★★☆☆☆

We went there for dinner, after reading all the nice reviews.
Main points:
-Have to valet park due to limited space. That didn't bothered us.
-The host greeted us with a nice smile. We had reservatinos (recommended).
- We waited at the bar, and the bar tender did not acknowledge of our presence, even though there were only two more couples sitting, he didnt even look at us.
- We had a similar experience with our waiter who simply didn't smile, and didnt bring us the menu for about 10 minutes. I told him with a smile that the food was good, and he didnt even move a muscle on his face.
-The food was good, well presented nice flavors, and a good list of wines.

Even though the food was good I am giving them only 2 stars because the service does not deserve more and service is very important. We left the place feeling disapointed.

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We were visiting Houston and wanted to go to a nice restaurant near downtown. Sorrento came up in our web search as an excellent choice for Italian food. We were able to make our reservations on the web, get quick directions and we were off for our night out. We drove directly to the restaurant, and the experience began. We were greeted by valet parking, and entered the restaurant a few minutes before our reservation. We were seated at the bar while our table was prepared, and I immediately notice the large variety of wines available. Our service was excellent, the food was wonderful, the choice of wines was far greater than typical. My wife and I shared a salad, a pasta first plate, followed by our main dishes. The selections were cooked to perfection. Our waiter was more than attentive, actually very professional and polite, as were all the people. We were checked on by the owner of the restaurant, and finished with polite conversation. A truly excellent dinning experiance. I can guarantee an excellent night out for anyone. Don't hesitate to go...

5
★★★★★

We were visiting Houston and wanted to go to a nice restaurant near downtown. Sorrento came up in our web search as an excellent choice for Italian food. We were able to make our reservations on the web, get quick directions and we were off for our night out. We drove directly to the restaurant, and the experience began. We were greeted by valet parking, and entered the restaurant a few minutes before our reservation. We were seated at the bar while our table was prepared, and I immediately notice the large variety of wines available. Our service was excellent, the food was wonderful, the choice of wines was far greater than typical. My wife and I shared a salad, a pasta first plate, followed by our main dishes. The selections were cooked to perfection. Our waiter was more than attentive, actually very professional and polite, as were all the people. We were checked on by the owner of the restaurant, and finished with polite conversation. A truly excellent dinning experiance. I can guarantee an excellent night out for anyone. Don't hesitate to go...

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very good food and service; live piano was a nice addition to already lovely ambiance

4
★★★★☆

very good food and service; live piano was a nice addition to already lovely ambiance

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I love this place. We go at least once a month and the service and food is always great!

4
★★★★☆

I love this place. We go at least once a month and the service and food is always great!

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Probably one of the most romantic and enjoyable dining experiences of my life. The service was impeccable and the dining was not rushed, we enjoyed an hour and half meal. The food? incredible, tasty without being over seasoned and the portions were adequate without being over abundant as most Houston restaurants feel they have to do.
. We definitely will return.

5
★★★★★

Probably one of the most romantic and enjoyable dining experiences of my life. The service was impeccable and the dining was not rushed, we enjoyed an hour and half meal. The food? incredible, tasty without being over seasoned and the portions were adequate without being over abundant as most Houston restaurants feel they have to do.
. We definitely will return.

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Pros: Can you saw awesome. The food was very tasty!

Cons: There is no parking. However, this is expected for restaurants in this area.

5
★★★★★

Pros: Can you saw awesome. The food was very tasty!

Cons: There is no parking. However, this is expected for restaurants in this area.

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We stopped in on a Sunday at three'an odd time. This was my first time here as My husband just had a buisness lunch there and was saying how he had the best Minstone soup. and he's Itaiian! As soon as we walked in they treated us like we were arriving at dinner time. Just excellent service. I loved all of the choices, from brunch Items to full course dinners. As soon as we sat down the largest broiled garlic was sent out seasond to perfection it was spread on the basket of home made bread's like butter. I have never had one so good world wide-really. Its a shame all restruants dont do this. I had the lobster bisque and my husband had the traditional Italian soup. which was one of the best in town. I had the duck entree and he had the stuffed pasta raviollies. you could taste the layers of everything fresh and homemade. I appriciate that they make there own pasta. The sauces were to die for. no cisco food here. Raul and our waiter Sergio are one of Houston's best waiters. they get it as far as fine dinning service goes. Ask for them. We have not tried anyone eles yet ,so I am sure they are all wonderful. I am used to fine dining world wide and will frequent this restraunt now for the wonderful food but also the waitstaff. I like how you could also eat there often for lunch, brunch or dinner and have very different menues. so not to get board with the same thing. There were so many things I wanted to try. I had the suflee' for desert. very very good cooked perfeclty. They also hada ten dollar all you can drink cocktails- three to choose, for brunch, so I cant wait to have brunch parties again. There brunch food started at ten or so you can spend a little or have the 35 dollar three course like we did on that wonderful spare of the moment sunday. I am so glad we did. Bravo I put it as one of my Favorite in Houston, It is just a shame I did not know of it's existence sooner. I will be telling every client that comes in my hair salon to try it. Just perfectly wonderful. This is a lovely spot for a wedding rehursal dinner or anniversery party. The owner seems like he would be accomidating for any event. I felt like I was out of houston and eating in Europe. I also appriciated the table settings the restraunt uses. I cant stand bad plates, light silver and bad glasses, not her everything is so interesting to hold and look at even the Iced tea glass was pretty differetnt. You know it's good when 4 hours latter you still have a wonderful taste in your mouth.

5
★★★★★

We stopped in on a Sunday at three'an odd time. This was my first time here as My husband just had a buisness lunch there and was saying how he had the best Minstone soup. and he's Itaiian! As soon as we walked in they treated us like we were arriving at dinner time. Just excellent service. I loved all of the choices, from brunch Items to full course dinners. As soon as we sat down the largest broiled garlic was sent out seasond to perfection it was spread on the basket of home made bread's like butter. I have never had one so good world wide-really. Its a shame all restruants dont do this. I had the lobster bisque and my husband had the traditional Italian soup. which was one of the best in town. I had the duck entree and he had the stuffed pasta raviollies. you could taste the layers of everything fresh and homemade. I appriciate that they make there own pasta. The sauces were to die for. no cisco food here. Raul and our waiter Sergio are one of Houston's best waiters. they get it as far as fine dinning service goes. Ask for them. We have not tried anyone eles yet ,so I am sure they are all wonderful. I am used to fine dining world wide and will frequent this restraunt now for the wonderful food but also the waitstaff. I like how you could also eat there often for lunch, brunch or dinner and have very different menues. so not to get board with the same thing. There were so many things I wanted to try. I had the suflee' for desert. very very good cooked perfeclty. They also hada ten dollar all you can drink cocktails- three to choose, for brunch, so I cant wait to have brunch parties again. There brunch food started at ten or so you can spend a little or have the 35 dollar three course like we did on that wonderful spare of the moment sunday. I am so glad we did. Bravo I put it as one of my Favorite in Houston, It is just a shame I did not know of it's existence sooner. I will be telling every client that comes in my hair salon to try it. Just perfectly wonderful. This is a lovely spot for a wedding rehursal dinner or anniversery party. The owner seems like he would be accomidating for any event. I felt like I was out of houston and eating in Europe. I also appriciated the table settings the restraunt uses. I cant stand bad plates, light silver and bad glasses, not her everything is so interesting to hold and look at even the Iced tea glass was pretty differetnt. You know it's good when 4 hours latter you still have a wonderful taste in your mouth.

Pros: best hidden gem love the variety of the menue

Cons: absolutly none!

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I frequent Sorrento and is always my favorite place for spaghetti and meatballs. Homemade bread and past as well. It's consistently very good and the staff is friendly and helpful. I had New Year's Eve dinner here with some friends and we all enjoyed the evening- probably the best meal I've had there yet!
Keep up the excellent work Pedro and Abbas!!

5
★★★★★

I frequent Sorrento and is always my favorite place for spaghetti and meatballs. Homemade bread and past as well. It's consistently very good and the staff is friendly and helpful. I had New Year's Eve dinner here with some friends and we all enjoyed the evening- probably the best meal I've had there yet!
Keep up the excellent work Pedro and Abbas!!

Pros: Fresh bread and pasta

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As owner of HoustonRestaurants dot com I dine out frequently and when I do not have a new place to try, I spend my time at Sorrento Ristorante on Westheimer sampling their fine food and excellent wines.

I have know Abbas for 20 years and he always delivers. His staff is very attentive and makes you feel like family.

I have very few "Favorite Italian Restaurants" and this is one of the best.

You have to try the Sea Bass and the lamb!

5
★★★★★

As owner of HoustonRestaurants dot com I dine out frequently and when I do not have a new place to try, I spend my time at Sorrento Ristorante on Westheimer sampling their fine food and excellent wines.

I have know Abbas for 20 years and he always delivers. His staff is very attentive and makes you feel like family.

I have very few "Favorite Italian Restaurants" and this is one of the best.

You have to try the Sea Bass and the lamb!

Pros: Fine dining, great wine, excellent food

Cons: need more locations in Houston!

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As soon as we walked in the door we were greeted by a pleasent valet parking staff and the host at the door was very professional and accomadating. The food took a little longer than expected but our waiter was very professional and apologized because our food had been ordered after a larger party which is why it took so long. Other than that the environment and service were wonderful and I will certainly be visiting again.

4
★★★★☆

As soon as we walked in the door we were greeted by a pleasent valet parking staff and the host at the door was very professional and accomadating. The food took a little longer than expected but our waiter was very professional and apologized because our food had been ordered after a larger party which is why it took so long. Other than that the environment and service were wonderful and I will certainly be visiting again.

Pros: Great food, good wine selection, and quiet atmosphere

Cons: smaller restaurant

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We went to Sorrento for our 10th Wedding Anniversary. But the night was pretty disappointing. The foie gras was bitter, and the toast it sat on had been burned (literally black in parts). The calamari was mediocre, but nothing special. My husband's lobster bisque was great. But my butternut squash soup was really bland and very very thin -- almost watery. I had to ask for a salt shaker because it wasn't properly seasoned. Our entrees were okay (a snapper special and the filet/lobster) but for $36 each, I was expecting something that made me say "wow" -- and I just thought, "this is okay -- good, but not great." Finally, we had a chocolate souffle for desert. Again, good but not great (and slightly overcooked). To add insult to injury, the table next to us was celebrating their 11th anniversary. For some reason, they were brought a desert "on the house" and a big deal was made. Our desert was brought with a candle (they knew it was our anniversary) but not comped.

I love food, and I'm usually pretty easy to please. I did have high hopes for Sorrento. But at the end of the day, we had a bill of more than $150 and a big feeling of disappointment. Maybe we just visited them on an off night and got a bad waiter. But if I were celebrating an anniversary or special occasion, I wouldn't take a chance on Sorrento.

1
★☆☆☆☆

We went to Sorrento for our 10th Wedding Anniversary. But the night was pretty disappointing. The foie gras was bitter, and the toast it sat on had been burned (literally black in parts). The calamari was mediocre, but nothing special. My husband's lobster bisque was great. But my butternut squash soup was really bland and very very thin -- almost watery. I had to ask for a salt shaker because it wasn't properly seasoned. Our entrees were okay (a snapper special and the filet/lobster) but for $36 each, I was expecting something that made me say "wow" -- and I just thought, "this is okay -- good, but not great." Finally, we had a chocolate souffle for desert. Again, good but not great (and slightly overcooked). To add insult to injury, the table next to us was celebrating their 11th anniversary. For some reason, they were brought a desert "on the house" and a big deal was made. Our desert was brought with a candle (they knew it was our anniversary) but not comped.

I love food, and I'm usually pretty easy to please. I did have high hopes for Sorrento. But at the end of the day, we had a bill of more than $150 and a big feeling of disappointment. Maybe we just visited them on an off night and got a bad waiter. But if I were celebrating an anniversary or special occasion, I wouldn't take a chance on Sorrento.

Pros: free parking if you get there early; live piano

Cons: bad food; not great service; not good for special occasion

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This place has it all if you want to impress your date or your wife for your anniversary! They had awesome service! Awesome food! Just a great great experience!

5
★★★★★

This place has it all if you want to impress your date or your wife for your anniversary! They had awesome service! Awesome food! Just a great great experience!

Pros: Bring a date!

Cons: None!

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I was very pleased with my entire experience at Sorrento, as were the other 4 people in my party. The restaurant is very nice inside, dim lighting, quiet, and well decorated. The basket of bread they bring out at the beginning is quite impressive and I wish I could have tried more of the varieties. The focaccia was delicious and the roasted garlic garlic in olive oil was a veery nice touch. Our waiter, although very intense and not outwardly friendly, was an excellent waiter. He had good recommendations for wine and always made sure we were taken care of. My meal was delicious. I ordered the beef tenderloin (medium rare) with mashed potatoes and asparagus. My dish was the last to come out (about 30 seconds after the rest of my table) but I could tell that it had not been sitting out at all. It was cooked perfectly, and the green peppercorn sauce was amazing. I tasted the salmon from someone else's plate. It was also close to perfect. For dessert, I shared the almond cake. It was not my first choice, but boy was I glad that's what we got...delicious. It was a wonderful meal from start to finish and I would recommend this spot to anyone for any occasion.

5
★★★★★

I was very pleased with my entire experience at Sorrento, as were the other 4 people in my party. The restaurant is very nice inside, dim lighting, quiet, and well decorated. The basket of bread they bring out at the beginning is quite impressive and I wish I could have tried more of the varieties. The focaccia was delicious and the roasted garlic garlic in olive oil was a veery nice touch. Our waiter, although very intense and not outwardly friendly, was an excellent waiter. He had good recommendations for wine and always made sure we were taken care of. My meal was delicious. I ordered the beef tenderloin (medium rare) with mashed potatoes and asparagus. My dish was the last to come out (about 30 seconds after the rest of my table) but I could tell that it had not been sitting out at all. It was cooked perfectly, and the green peppercorn sauce was amazing. I tasted the salmon from someone else's plate. It was also close to perfect. For dessert, I shared the almond cake. It was not my first choice, but boy was I glad that's what we got...delicious. It was a wonderful meal from start to finish and I would recommend this spot to anyone for any occasion.

Pros: Atmosphere, food, service

Cons: price

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WHOA, I visit Sorrento frequently, Always a great experience. The Wait staff is very knowledge, professional, and prompt. The hostess is very kind and seats my family immediately, Makes us feel very welcome!!!
-Always Fresh Food and Breads*
-Great Variety Of Wine
-Spectacular Ambience

5
★★★★★

WHOA, I visit Sorrento frequently, Always a great experience. The Wait staff is very knowledge, professional, and prompt. The hostess is very kind and seats my family immediately, Makes us feel very welcome!!!
-Always Fresh Food and Breads*
-Great Variety Of Wine
-Spectacular Ambience

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My fiance took me here to propose to me. We got excellent service. The bread guy walking around was a bit different (in a cool way). Very nice manager and wait staff. The lobster bisque is very yummy along with all the other food on the menu!. (I just love bisque). Any time I want a romantic date, this is a good spot.

5
★★★★★

My fiance took me here to propose to me. We got excellent service. The bread guy walking around was a bit different (in a cool way). Very nice manager and wait staff. The lobster bisque is very yummy along with all the other food on the menu!. (I just love bisque). Any time I want a romantic date, this is a good spot.

Pros: Good Food, Good Service, Good Atmosphere

Cons: Parking

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What a lovely restaurant. We went for Sunday Brunch (which features bottomless mimosas) and were completely delighted with our experience. The Eggs Benedict were perfect ! The Lobster Ravioli was in a lovely lemon cream sauce that I could have eaten with a spoon if it wasn't so rich. The pianist on the Baby Grand just added to the overall ambience we were seeking on Sunday Morning. We will definitely return - many times.

5
★★★★★

What a lovely restaurant. We went for Sunday Brunch (which features bottomless mimosas) and were completely delighted with our experience. The Eggs Benedict were perfect ! The Lobster Ravioli was in a lovely lemon cream sauce that I could have eaten with a spoon if it wasn't so rich. The pianist on the Baby Grand just added to the overall ambience we were seeking on Sunday Morning. We will definitely return - many times.

Pros: Lovely and Elegant Ambience

Cons: Limited Parking

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My wife and I celebrated our anniversary here last night. The service was outstanding. The food was also good. It is a nice, dimly lit, romantic dining room. The butternut squash risotto is really good. Also, we had a sampling of ravioli that was great. I had a salmon with crab and shrip special that was excellent. My wife had lobster, and how can that be bad? And they have a bread guy wandering around all night with a really large selection of breads. Tyr the anchovie and motzellera bread (I know... but it's good. really), and the focacia bread.

4
★★★★☆

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary here last night. The service was outstanding. The food was also good. It is a nice, dimly lit, romantic dining room. The butternut squash risotto is really good. Also, we had a sampling of ravioli that was great. I had a salmon with crab and shrip special that was excellent. My wife had lobster, and how can that be bad? And they have a bread guy wandering around all night with a really large selection of breads. Tyr the anchovie and motzellera bread (I know... but it's good. really), and the focacia bread.

Pros: Service, risotto

Cons: nothing really

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This is one of our favorite Italian restaurants in Houston (only matched by Antica Osteria). Food is always excellent and service comparable. On our most recent visit, we tried a Barolo (recommended by the waiter) and matched with 2 lovely meat dishes (steak for me and veal for my wife). The service was excellent and very attentive. We'd highly recommend any of the specials, whcih we normally try, and are yet to be disappointed.

Only recommendation I'd make is when booking, be sure to ask not to be seated on the patio if you are after a romantic experience. The main restaurant is beautiful and a great experience, but the patio is less appealing when you are out to impress - although a great option for casual dining or a brunch.

5
★★★★★

This is one of our favorite Italian restaurants in Houston (only matched by Antica Osteria). Food is always excellent and service comparable. On our most recent visit, we tried a Barolo (recommended by the waiter) and matched with 2 lovely meat dishes (steak for me and veal for my wife). The service was excellent and very attentive. We'd highly recommend any of the specials, whcih we normally try, and are yet to be disappointed.

Only recommendation I'd make is when booking, be sure to ask not to be seated on the patio if you are after a romantic experience. The main restaurant is beautiful and a great experience, but the patio is less appealing when you are out to impress - although a great option for casual dining or a brunch.

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Sorrento...........simply the overall best italian restaurant in Houston! Try it once and you will agree.

5
★★★★★

Sorrento...........simply the overall best italian restaurant in Houston! Try it once and you will agree.

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We are veteran brunchers and decided to have a birthday celebration at Sorrento, Sunday the 14th. We all arrived at the same time and were seated promptly by a darling hostess, courteous and smiling. The restaurant is beautiful and has a sense of warmth. We had a fantastic waiter, Sergio, who made sure we had everything we needed. We loved the "bread man" who was serving a delicious array of breads. The brunch menu is off the charts in value and taste. The bottomless mimosas and bellinis were enjoyed by all and Sergio and Raul made sure we had all we wanted! We all raved about Sorrento when we left and appreciate the entire staff and chef who made MJH's 45th birthday a spectacular and memorable day.

5
★★★★★

We are veteran brunchers and decided to have a birthday celebration at Sorrento, Sunday the 14th. We all arrived at the same time and were seated promptly by a darling hostess, courteous and smiling. The restaurant is beautiful and has a sense of warmth. We had a fantastic waiter, Sergio, who made sure we had everything we needed. We loved the "bread man" who was serving a delicious array of breads. The brunch menu is off the charts in value and taste. The bottomless mimosas and bellinis were enjoyed by all and Sergio and Raul made sure we had all we wanted! We all raved about Sorrento when we left and appreciate the entire staff and chef who made MJH's 45th birthday a spectacular and memorable day.

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Went here in May with girl's night out. The place is gorgeous - very dimly lit - secluded tables - piano bar!
They start off with a server circulating around with a large bread basket with lots of choices. They are very helpful with the wine list and NEVER rush you- yet continually check on you. The food varied for us. Great appetizers - but our fish was not that great. Fishy tasting and very small portions. They will let you split an entree and divide for you. That is nice so you can continue to have room for the great wine selection.
This has been our favorite place in our monthly dining club!

4
★★★★☆

Went here in May with girl's night out. The place is gorgeous - very dimly lit - secluded tables - piano bar!
They start off with a server circulating around with a large bread basket with lots of choices. They are very helpful with the wine list and NEVER rush you- yet continually check on you. The food varied for us. Great appetizers - but our fish was not that great. Fishy tasting and very small portions. They will let you split an entree and divide for you. That is nice so you can continue to have room for the great wine selection.
This has been our favorite place in our monthly dining club!

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I was taken here as a first date. Although I was not impressed with my ' date' , I was impressed with the restaurant. I had the grilled scallops with risotto which was excellent. My date order dessert for us to split but when it came he ate the whole thing and by the time I managed to pick up my fork only crumbs and a small bite was left. I suppose it was good. The atmosphere is very masculine, rich dark woods, floor to ceiling high wines, a fireplace room, a man playing the piano. The owner is very friendly and introduced himself to us. Over all I enjoyed this restaurant and would recommend it to my friends. A perfect place for a romantic date.

4
★★★★☆

I was taken here as a first date. Although I was not impressed with my ' date' , I was impressed with the restaurant. I had the grilled scallops with risotto which was excellent. My date order dessert for us to split but when it came he ate the whole thing and by the time I managed to pick up my fork only crumbs and a small bite was left. I suppose it was good. The atmosphere is very masculine, rich dark woods, floor to ceiling high wines, a fireplace room, a man playing the piano. The owner is very friendly and introduced himself to us. Over all I enjoyed this restaurant and would recommend it to my friends. A perfect place for a romantic date.

Pros: romantic, fireplace room, ambiance, piano music, great food, good service, free valet parking

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I wasn't the biggest fan of italian food until this weekend that I had dinner at Sorrento. I went with my husband expecting a nice meal based on the comments that I have viewed about this restaurant but I honestly have to say that they surpassed my expectations. The restaurant is beautiful and very romantic with live piano music, I commented to my waiter one of my all time favorite melodies and shortly after in the middle of dinner they played it. The food was fantastic and full of flavor and their menu is full of choices. Everyone, from the valet to the owner who personally invited us to come back, were all very attent. If you have a special ocassion to celebrate or just out for a terrific meal I highly recomend Sorrento.

5
★★★★★

I wasn't the biggest fan of italian food until this weekend that I had dinner at Sorrento. I went with my husband expecting a nice meal based on the comments that I have viewed about this restaurant but I honestly have to say that they surpassed my expectations. The restaurant is beautiful and very romantic with live piano music, I commented to my waiter one of my all time favorite melodies and shortly after in the middle of dinner they played it. The food was fantastic and full of flavor and their menu is full of choices. Everyone, from the valet to the owner who personally invited us to come back, were all very attent. If you have a special ocassion to celebrate or just out for a terrific meal I highly recomend Sorrento.

Pros: Valet Parking, Food, Service.

Cons: None.

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It was a beautiful restaraunt with fabulous food and great service by both staff and managers. I went alone to check it out for a future special evening. They toured me through the fireplace room,a room off to the side that is sort of like a patio looking out that is lovely and a wine room was fantastic for business or special dining. The bar if wonderful also. I had the Wild Mushroom Risotto which was awesome. They serve serveral types of italian bread warm from the oven with a three or four types of oil for dipping. A very nice bartender named Fernando took care of me. I'm going back for the Lobster and Arugula Tortellini next! A plus is that they serve small portions of some of the entrees for light eaters like me!

5
★★★★★

It was a beautiful restaraunt with fabulous food and great service by both staff and managers. I went alone to check it out for a future special evening. They toured me through the fireplace room,a room off to the side that is sort of like a patio looking out that is lovely and a wine room was fantastic for business or special dining. The bar if wonderful also. I had the Wild Mushroom Risotto which was awesome. They serve serveral types of italian bread warm from the oven with a three or four types of oil for dipping. A very nice bartender named Fernando took care of me. I'm going back for the Lobster and Arugula Tortellini next! A plus is that they serve small portions of some of the entrees for light eaters like me!

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The wild herb rissotto is TO DIE FOR!!!!!!!!!!! They make it table side and is unlike anything you have ever had. Our main course was also wonderful. My fiancee and I went there and found it to be very romantic with the live Piano music. We had fun sipping our wine and trying to figure out which song she was playing. You must go and try. The entrees are in the $20-$30 price range and worth every penny.

5
★★★★★

The wild herb rissotto is TO DIE FOR!!!!!!!!!!! They make it table side and is unlike anything you have ever had. Our main course was also wonderful. My fiancee and I went there and found it to be very romantic with the live Piano music. We had fun sipping our wine and trying to figure out which song she was playing. You must go and try. The entrees are in the $20-$30 price range and worth every penny.

Pros: all

Cons: none

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I stumbled across this restaurant while I was looking for a new restaurant to try out around the neighborhood. When we got there, there was valet parking, we walked into a beautiful dining room with a quaint bar and a live pianist. They have a great wine list and a menu that makes you want to come back the next night to order the other meals you were eyeing. Their wild mushroom risotto with white truffels was served tableside in a parmesan cheese wheel, a must have! Their service was wonderful and is a great place for a family meal (perhaps not for younger kids), a business gathering, or a romantic date. I highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who loves great Italian food. Where else can you pay $8 for all you can drink mimosas for Sunday brunch?

5
★★★★★

I stumbled across this restaurant while I was looking for a new restaurant to try out around the neighborhood. When we got there, there was valet parking, we walked into a beautiful dining room with a quaint bar and a live pianist. They have a great wine list and a menu that makes you want to come back the next night to order the other meals you were eyeing. Their wild mushroom risotto with white truffels was served tableside in a parmesan cheese wheel, a must have! Their service was wonderful and is a great place for a family meal (perhaps not for younger kids), a business gathering, or a romantic date. I highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who loves great Italian food. Where else can you pay $8 for all you can drink mimosas for Sunday brunch?

Pros: Valet parking and additional parking lot, Live pianist, great range of food on the menu

Cons: I did not find this restaurant sooner!

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Went to Sorrento recently with a small group of people, including a vegetarian and one with food allergies. The waitress went out of her way to accomondate our requests, recommended options and rememberes every "odd one"through out the night!
The food is always great and I like their wine menu.

5
★★★★★

Went to Sorrento recently with a small group of people, including a vegetarian and one with food allergies. The waitress went out of her way to accomondate our requests, recommended options and rememberes every "odd one"through out the night!
The food is always great and I like their wine menu.

Pros: the staff and the food!

Cons: None!

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I highly recommend this restaurant.
They have AMAZING SERVICE, AMAZING FOOD, LOVE the AMBIANCE! Amazing Everything! I am very very huge on service and Sorrentos blew me away with how wonderful the service was. The owner and the waiters have always been very nice and assertive to all of our needs-GREAT customer service.
Everytime i have been there they have given me and my boyfriend complimentary desert.
I have been there a few times and my boyfriend is taking me to Sorrentos for my birthday-I can't wait!
The first time I went to Sorrentos I could not stop raving about how wonderful this restaurant is, I have recommended Sorrentos to everyone I know, and I will continue to praise them as I am a very happy customer an will continue to go to Sorrentos.

5
★★★★★

I highly recommend this restaurant.
They have AMAZING SERVICE, AMAZING FOOD, LOVE the AMBIANCE! Amazing Everything! I am very very huge on service and Sorrentos blew me away with how wonderful the service was. The owner and the waiters have always been very nice and assertive to all of our needs-GREAT customer service.
Everytime i have been there they have given me and my boyfriend complimentary desert.
I have been there a few times and my boyfriend is taking me to Sorrentos for my birthday-I can't wait!
The first time I went to Sorrentos I could not stop raving about how wonderful this restaurant is, I have recommended Sorrentos to everyone I know, and I will continue to praise them as I am a very happy customer an will continue to go to Sorrentos.

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I have always been a lover of good Italian food and this place has so many great dishes on their menu that you are hard pressed to decide what you want. Everytime I go, I find another favorite. I happened to walk into this place on a Sunday for brunch and was very impressed. The waitstaff was attentive and knowledgeable. It was such a fantastic experience for both me and my girlfriend that we decided to go there for our anniversary. When I called and set the reservation, they asked if there was any special occasion. We were in the middle of another delicious dinner and they had the piano player play a song just for us, and gave us desert (which happened the first time we were there as well). The extra effort they went to meant a lot to us. The last time we went back I brought my whole family. My father is a man of decerning taste and has a worldly palate, so I was interested in hearing his opinion. He can also be turned off very easily if things aren't exactly right (especially for a nice restaurant). After an another stellar experience, everyone understood why I had been singing Sorrento's praises.

5
★★★★★

I have always been a lover of good Italian food and this place has so many great dishes on their menu that you are hard pressed to decide what you want. Everytime I go, I find another favorite. I happened to walk into this place on a Sunday for brunch and was very impressed. The waitstaff was attentive and knowledgeable. It was such a fantastic experience for both me and my girlfriend that we decided to go there for our anniversary. When I called and set the reservation, they asked if there was any special occasion. We were in the middle of another delicious dinner and they had the piano player play a song just for us, and gave us desert (which happened the first time we were there as well). The extra effort they went to meant a lot to us. The last time we went back I brought my whole family. My father is a man of decerning taste and has a worldly palate, so I was interested in hearing his opinion. He can also be turned off very easily if things aren't exactly right (especially for a nice restaurant). After an another stellar experience, everyone understood why I had been singing Sorrento's praises.

Pros: ambiance, variety and quality, service

Cons: nothing

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My husband took me to Sorrento the other night for a romantic dinner. It was perfect. The atmosphere was wonderful and the food even better. This will definitely be our place to go from now on when we have a night out away from the kids!

5
★★★★★

My husband took me to Sorrento the other night for a romantic dinner. It was perfect. The atmosphere was wonderful and the food even better. This will definitely be our place to go from now on when we have a night out away from the kids!

Pros: Ambiance, food, great wine list

Cons: NONE!

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We had high hopes on our first visit to this restaurant. Ambience is pleasant and the menu comprehensive. Roasted garlic garnish served with the several choices of bread further piqued our gustatory interest. We ordered the 5 course "Chef's Dinner" ($45) to let the chef show us his wares. First course mushroom pasta was tasty if a bit rich for a first course; Caprese salad (roma tomato/mozzarella) good but average - and then the big disappointment- Sea Bass that unfortunately was aged longer than the cheese and both tasted and smelled spoiled. We sent the dishes back basically untouched with no enquiry why by the server (perhaps used to it?). We asked the head waiter to notify the chef as to the fishes morbid condition which he said he would. No further comments forthcoming from the chef, the waiter or the management. Poorly handled, spoiled fish, spoiled evening. Too bad...

3
★★★☆☆

We had high hopes on our first visit to this restaurant. Ambience is pleasant and the menu comprehensive. Roasted garlic garnish served with the several choices of bread further piqued our gustatory interest. We ordered the 5 course "Chef's Dinner" ($45) to let the chef show us his wares. First course mushroom pasta was tasty if a bit rich for a first course; Caprese salad (roma tomato/mozzarella) good but average - and then the big disappointment- Sea Bass that unfortunately was aged longer than the cheese and both tasted and smelled spoiled. We sent the dishes back basically untouched with no enquiry why by the server (perhaps used to it?). We asked the head waiter to notify the chef as to the fishes morbid condition which he said he would. No further comments forthcoming from the chef, the waiter or the management. Poorly handled, spoiled fish, spoiled evening. Too bad...

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I think these last reviews must have came from another place called "sorrentos" because this place is beautiful, great ambiance, everyone was so helpful, from annete, the day time manager, to the the wait staff, to the bus boy, they all made this such a special night for me and my girlfriend, they accomated everything i asked for, and than some, this is truely the best place i have ever been ,and i think i will go back here to propose to her

5
★★★★★

I think these last reviews must have came from another place called "sorrentos" because this place is beautiful, great ambiance, everyone was so helpful, from annete, the day time manager, to the the wait staff, to the bus boy, they all made this such a special night for me and my girlfriend, they accomated everything i asked for, and than some, this is truely the best place i have ever been ,and i think i will go back here to propose to her

Pros: Wait Staff, Romantic, Everythign

Cons: not to itialian, none, none

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I requested a special table, and they sat us at a fantastic quiet table in the corner with excellent ambiance. All of the food we had was great and highly recommended. My wife and I had the seared foie gras & escargot appetizers to start. I had appetizer portions of the wild mushroom ravioli and the lobster ravioli as my main course, while my wife had the prosciutto wrapped-beef tenderloin. To drink we had a nice 1998 Amarone that was not outrageously priced. Dessert was a birthday cake for my wife. Abbas, the owner, came by to introduce himself and chat--a very nice guy. All in all, a wonderful experience. Will definitely return.

5
★★★★★

I requested a special table, and they sat us at a fantastic quiet table in the corner with excellent ambiance. All of the food we had was great and highly recommended. My wife and I had the seared foie gras & escargot appetizers to start. I had appetizer portions of the wild mushroom ravioli and the lobster ravioli as my main course, while my wife had the prosciutto wrapped-beef tenderloin. To drink we had a nice 1998 Amarone that was not outrageously priced. Dessert was a birthday cake for my wife. Abbas, the owner, came by to introduce himself and chat--a very nice guy. All in all, a wonderful experience. Will definitely return.

Pros: Food, Ambiance, Service

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The owner is horrible!! I called after spending $100 at this restaraunt and the owner yelled at me when their computer over charged me. Instead of being a professional in the service industry he completely started yelling saying it was my problem and hung up on me. Regardless if the food is good, this kind of treatment should not be given to customers! there are much better places that will actually treat you with respect.

1
★☆☆☆☆

The owner is horrible!! I called after spending $100 at this restaraunt and the owner yelled at me when their computer over charged me. Instead of being a professional in the service industry he completely started yelling saying it was my problem and hung up on me. Regardless if the food is good, this kind of treatment should not be given to customers! there are much better places that will actually treat you with respect.

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Bad food. Bad prices. Bad staff. Nothing positive to say.

1
★☆☆☆☆

Bad food. Bad prices. Bad staff. Nothing positive to say.

Cons: Food, Prices, Parking

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I had dinner last Saturday at this restaurant with most of my friends, they where celebtaring my birthday and they took me to Sorrento. I have only seen this restaurant in passing but you can't imagine what's inside until you walk in, it's beautiful. The bar was very comfortable while I waited for the rest of my party, we had some great cocktails. Then the food and the service where impecable, and I go out to eat at least 3 times a week. To top it off they had an awsome pianist, she played Happy Birthday when dessert came. What a wonderful evening. Thank You for making my Birthday so special.

5
★★★★★

I had dinner last Saturday at this restaurant with most of my friends, they where celebtaring my birthday and they took me to Sorrento. I have only seen this restaurant in passing but you can't imagine what's inside until you walk in, it's beautiful. The bar was very comfortable while I waited for the rest of my party, we had some great cocktails. Then the food and the service where impecable, and I go out to eat at least 3 times a week. To top it off they had an awsome pianist, she played Happy Birthday when dessert came. What a wonderful evening. Thank You for making my Birthday so special.

Pros: Great food, Professional service, Ambiance

Cons: None

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Handsome and inviting, this Italian eatery on Lower Westheimer offers high ceilings and higher prices, but the experience is worth it. Impeccable service, romantic atmosphere and quietly attractive, multiroom design…

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