About Coppa Osteria

5210 Morningside
Houston, TX 77005
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Coppa Osteria is located on the ground level of the Hanover building at 5210 Morningside, nestled between the South Hampton and West University neighborhoods. The restaurant is easily accessible by foot or drive on over, valet is available at a $4 charge. Coppa Osteria offers lunch and dinner service 7 days a week, a full service bar with NFL ticket and a patio perfect for outside dining.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Contemporary European, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Monday -Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Friday -Saturday: 11:00am -11:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am -9:00pm

Cross Street:
Dunstan

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(713) 522-3535

Website:
http://www.coppaosteriahouston.com/

Parking Details:
Valet

Executive Chef:
Brandi Key

Private Party Contact:
Josep Prats: 7135223535x

Additional:
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Coppa Osteria Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.1

ambience

4.2

noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

neighborhood gem (34)
great for outdoor dining (33)
good for groups (24)
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notable wine list (24)
great for lunch (24)
romantic (23)
fit for foodies (21)
hot spot (21)
special occasion (18)
vibrant bar scene (10)
kid-friendly (7)
great for brunch (6)
late-night find (3)
scenic view (3)
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food5
ambience4
service5
value4

All around good place

Dined 4 days ago

Nice drink menu. I had some kind of bourbon drink that was terrific. My companion had pizza and I had a very nice snapper in olive oil. Roasted chickpeas for starters were great.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot
food3
ambience3
service4
value3

pretty space, expensive

vip
Dined on April 24, 2016

the service was excellent and the place was really pretty and clean. the food was extremely expensive though. $19 for pasta carbonara. it was a decent size serving and the taste was decent but not spot on for the dish. I wish they had brunch options for the weekend as well.

Tags: good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience3
service5

If i lived in neighborhood we'd walk her ...

vip
Dined on March 30, 2016

If i lived in neighborhood we'd walk here a lot.

food5
ambience4
service3
value4

First time was nice

Dined on March 25, 2016

My friends and I enjoyed our lunch here. The music and ambiance were very upbeat, I would definitely like to come back for dinner to see what it's like at night. The drinks were really well prepared and the food was fresh. Server was attentive and the rest of the staff was very accommodating!

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
food3
ambience3
service3
value3

valet

Dined on March 24, 2016

The valet parking is terrible! We had to wait over 40 mins. for our car!

food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Lunch and Dinner and Patio Dining.

Dined on March 13, 2016

Great ambiance. Excellently prepared menu items. Presentation was wonderful. Focaccia bread was very good. Outstanding wine list. Casual dining experience as well as an excellent atmosphere in the evenings, with the beautiful bar and outdoor seating. Would definitely recommend. Wait staff was very attentive and professional.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food3
ambience5
service5

Spaghetti Carbonara delicious, great win ...

Dined on March 10, 2016

Spaghetti Carbonara delicious, great wine selection, great service. Mozzarella and Roasted Tomatoes needed sea salt and/or balsamic vinegar.

food5
ambience4
service4
value3

The food is always amazing. It is hard ...

vip
Dined on March 9, 2016

The food is always amazing. It is hard to break from the carbonara served table-side with the fresh egg yolk and heavy creme, but everything is so yummy!

Tags: good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food3
ambience5
service5
value4

Coppa Cranking

vip
Dined on March 3, 2016

One of the hot spots in Rice Village which is evolving and changing every day. Great food and creative dishes. Very stylish contemporary design which is what this neighborhood has needed for yeara

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience2
service1
value3

The good and the bad

vip
Dined on February 25, 2016

Coppa is consistent in two ways...very good food and awful service. You have to decide whether the food is worth the inevitable frustration of poor service all down the line. It is almost as if the management encourages it as the situation never changes.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience4
service3
value3

Nice lunch at coppa

Dined on February 24, 2016

Met a work colleague for lunch at coppa and had a great visit. Parking near rice village is tricky and the valet set up was efficient. Nice lunch crowd but not so busy that you couldn't converse. Service was was fine. Had the carbonara with the egg that coppa was known for. Good but didn't blow me away. All in all a nice choice for lunch .

Tags: great for lunch, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service5

I gave the overall a 3 star rating due t ...

Dined on February 20, 2016

I gave the overall a 3 star rating due to the very loud dance music playing on the patio. We asked the waiter if the music could be turned down a notch or two, however he was told by the manager the music could not be turned down and to concentrate on the food and not the music. Needless to say that was not an appropriate response for a couple trying to enjoy date night without our kids. It's going to be a long while before we return.

food5
ambience5
service5

Great service, great food, and great dri ...

Dined on February 16, 2016

Great service, great food, and great drinks. Top notch for birthdays.

food5
ambience4
service4
value4

Excellent fine quality Italian experience

vip
Dined on February 15, 2016

Our server was really outstanding, though he may have come by our table a tad too much. His recommendations were very good and he knew how to put the complete meal (wine, starter, entree, dessert) together so that each component complemented the other. The food was quite excellent. Definitely a finer quality Italian experience, but the atmosphere is not too stuffy so you can experience fine quality food without feeling overwhelmed by the "suits and ties".

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food2
ambience3
service2
value1

We had a great time and a very nice outd ...

Dined on February 15, 2016

We had a great time and a very nice outdoor spot, but then there were cars and foot traffic near table, too. Food is just whatever. Service was slooooooooow. Drinks were great. Price ridiculous for food quality. BUT, we really did have a great time there on Valentine's Day. Very nice lighting inside and out, and looks like a very fun spot for those who like a good time.

Tags: good for groups, vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience5
service4
value3

Absolutely worth it. Very good but not great!

Dined on February 14, 2016

A solid choice. Great place to have good food and the atmosphere is cool. I had the snapper [was'nt that special]. Tried the ravioli [was pretty good and freshly made]. Consistently quality food and fresh ingredients. You will not be wowed with the food. Definitely not the best retaurant in Houston but a solid choice. They do have an above par wine list, if you are looking for good vino. Had the antipasti plate [was'nt impressed]. Many wine bars in Houston have better appetizers than this retaurant.

Tags: great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
food4
ambience5
service5
value3

Great filet mignon

vip
Dined on February 12, 2016

The filet mignon was really good but the raviolis with sauce was just marginal. I have had pasta here before which was much better. I still enjoy coming to this place ambience is really nice and the service is always great

Tags: great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food4
ambience4
service5
value4

Id return

vip
Dined on February 10, 2016

Good service. Very good wine list. We rarely order dessert and both were gorgeous. I came twice a week apart and would go back again.

Tags: notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Great food great service

vip
Dined on February 4, 2016

Booked a table of 12 for an office lunch. The food here never disappoints. Chickpea app awesome. Chopped salad deelish and food to share with 4 people of you want just want a small salad each before the main course. The chicken with capers and lemon was so moist and cooked to perfection. Disappointed there were no cannolis. Had the zeppole instead. They were on point with a zeppole from up in Jersey, but they were a.lot smaller then the ones I am used to eating. Highly recommend this place

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Rice Village Surprise

Dined on January 30, 2016

An upscale, restaurant with a lively atmosphere and appealing food. Very trendy decor that proved to be quite inviting. Menu options were quite verified. Service was personable and prompt.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service5

Awesome! We sat outside. It's tucked awa ...

Dined on January 30, 2016

Awesome! We sat outside. It's tucked away in a nice backstreet corner so there was not much traffic.

food5
ambience5
service5

Great service, very accommodating with ...

Dined on January 27, 2016

Great service, very accommodating with dietary needs and picky children. Delicious! The scampi is a favorite of my son and the s'mores and little donuts for desert for my daughter. Mouthwatering!!!! Nice wine selection, and ambience to boot:)

food5
ambience2
service4
value4

AMBIANCE HAS CHANGED

Dined on January 22, 2016

I used to frequent the Washington address. Although food and wait staff are still excellent, there were a lot of families with small children in attendance on a Friday night. Probably due to demographics of the move.

Tags: good for groups
food5
ambience5
service5

I love this restaurant! We were regulars ...

vip
Dined on January 22, 2016

I love this restaurant! We were regulars at the old location on Washington Ave but have since moved to Denver. Now I try to make it in to Coppa every time I'm in Houston. Be sure to order Zeppole for dessert!

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Leslie

Dined on January 21, 2016

The spaghetti carbonara is the best in town. Definitely a favorite. The wait staff was attentive and made great recommendations on choices of salads. Perfect food and perfect service. I will definitely be back soon.

Tags: good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

IMPRESSIVE !

Dined on January 20, 2016

Arriving early to meet a friend, I sat at the bar alone and asked for the wine list. I asked the bartender about a certain wine and within 60 seconds, the sommelier was at my side. He made an awesome suggestion ! I had ordered olives and anchovies while waiting for my friend . My wine was chilled to cellar temp , then decanted. However , the sommelier noticed when the anchovies arrived and brought a beautiful glass of champagne complimentary ! Lovely experience !

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food4
ambience4
service4
value4

Best pizza in town

Dined on January 19, 2016

We have visited several times. It seems there is always road construction going on but valet parking is available Very pleasant neighborhood restaurant. Try the Italian sausage pizza and ask for an extra mushroom topping

Tags: neighborhood gem
food4
ambience4
service3
value3

We have eaten at Coppa Osteria several t ...

Dined on January 14, 2016

We have eaten at Coppa Osteria several times while visiting Houston, in fact we always make it a point to eat there, and have never been disappointed. everything we have ordered has been well prepared, fresh, and the taste and quality consistent. Its location is off the beaten path and provides some nice sidewalk dining and overall results in a relaxed environment. We have recommended it friends enthusiastically.

Tags: fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service4
value4

Great quality at our neighborhood italian rest

vip
Dined on January 11, 2016

We love coming to Coppa when we feel like eating italian. The rice village is where we go for easy eating. We got our favorite casarecce pasta and tiramasu for dessert. Also enjoyed the sausage and white bean soup!

Tags: fit for foodies
food3
ambience5
service5
value3

Romantic but little pricy

Dined on January 8, 2016

We really had great time. It seems foods are little pricy compare to the portion. For example 4 pcs of cheese costs $16. It always better to order main portion rather than appetizer or small plates. But it's a romantic place. Average dinner price would be 30 -50/ each person.

Tags: romantic
food5
ambience4
service1

I'm a regular at this restaurant and hav ...

Dined on January 1, 2016

I'm a regular at this restaurant and have always experienced great service and excellent food. However this time was quite disappointing. My boyfriend has only been to this establishment one other time so when I suggested it for nye he was hesitant but agreed per my recommendation. Once we sat down no one attended us for 10 minutes then when he the waiter showed up he gave us the menu and said what would u like the kitchen is about to close. First of all we had a reservation so curious as to why this restaurant would take a reservation before they closed? Second the restaurant was busy still, no one else was being closed down. The whole meal we were rushed, left with a very unfavorable experience. My boyfriend and I both work in a hospital since we have been dating this was the first nye together and I was expecting the normally great experience I receive here.

food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Romantic date night

Dined on January 1, 2016

Been here forever date night several times and we are never disappointed!

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Our go to dinner spot. Always great food ...

Dined on December 30, 2015

Our go to dinner spot. Always great food and service!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience4
service4
value3

Mixed Review

Dined on December 26, 2015

My significant other and I ate an early dinner at Coppa Osteria this past Saturday. We had never eaten here before and I had received a gift card at my office holiday party. Although I made a reservation, I over-estimated traffic and arrived much earlier than anticipated, but seating was not a problem. I wanted to try the crispy spiced chickpeas, so we started with an order while we reviewed the menu options. I was a little disappointed in the chickpeas because there wasn't much spice to them. I think dusting some red pepper flakes over the bowl and mixing well would add the spice I was expecting and did not find. As an entree, I ordered the 1/2 brick chicken under a brick and substituted the cauliflower for the polenta. This was tasty. A lemon half cooked with the chicken gave a nice citrus flavor to the dish and I enjoyed the nutty flavor of the roasted cauliflower. My dinner partner ordered the seafood & pasta stew. While I didn't taste this, he claimed it was good. We skipped dessert this time, but agreed we will return.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Always fantastic

Dined on December 26, 2015

The food is great, but the staff is even better. Whether table busses or manage everyone helps at all times.

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food4
ambience2
service3

We had a delicious brunch, all of the it ...

vip
Dined on December 19, 2015

We had a delicious brunch, all of the items we ordered were delicious. The carbonara table presentation was great, although I'd have liked the pasta (or cream) to be hotter when the cream hit the egg yolk so that the whole dish ate hotter. Service was v attentive. Crowd at lunch is riddled with noisy children, old enough to behave better, and we had a dad stand next to me bouncing a baby carrier the whole time. I'd like to go back for dinner in hopes it would be more pleasant.

food5
ambience5
service3

First time at this restaurant for lunch. ...

Dined on December 8, 2015

First time at this restaurant for lunch. Really nice lunch menu and pretty good value. Food was excellent.

food5
ambience5
service5

Great Addition to Rice Village

vip
Dined on December 4, 2015

Coppa Osteria is the best Italian restaurant I have been to in Houston. Food, atmosphere, and service are top notch.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Had a great experience for dinner. Enjoy ...

Dined on November 24, 2015

Had a great experience for dinner. Enjoyed the atmosphere and thank you to Ryan M for giving excellent service! I will be back.

food5
ambience5
service5

Our Goto Italian Spot

vip
Dined on November 23, 2015

When we feel like having Italian this is where we go. Excellent as usually. Really enjoyed the cheese plate tonight.

Tags: fit for foodies

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