Osso & Kristalla

4.6
386 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Osso & Kristalla is open for lunch and dinner and focuses on using only fresh and local ingredients. The kitchen is overseen by Executive Chef Danny Trace. Lunch offers salads, wood-fired pizzas, pasta and creole-Italian house specialties. At dinner, Osso & Kristalla transforms to a modern, yet relaxed lounge atmosphere with a full bar and extensive wine selection, all offered by the glass. Osso & Kristalla is owned by Houston Astros owner Jim Crane.
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.5
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4.6
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great staff, very nice and friendly. Great ambiance and the food was good.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and the place was 10 out of 10! I fully recommend this restaurant.

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ROLATK
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and great food. Will definitely be returning

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

2nd time here and everyone agrees really excellent service and good!

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ClaireF
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience3

The service was extremely slow and not personable.

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Cnavidad
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great beautiful food, mid-century modern vibes. Loved it.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

The food was exceptional from regular Italian cuisine. Super tasty and juicy meat balls etc. Service was good but it just took slightly longer than usual to take orders.

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vipAmes
Houston
7 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We waited 15 minutes to be seated. And another 25 minutes at our table and no one ever came over to serve us so we left.

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KathyM
Houston
9 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We highly recommend the brunch. Food was fabulous! Peach mimosas were spectacular!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome food and service

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robertm
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best risotto I’ve ever eaten. All the dishes were proportioned and seasoned perfectly. My wife and I both commented that it was our most enjoyable meal in a long time. Server was professional, friendly and attentive but not overbearing. We will return the next time we’re in Houston

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience3

Food was nice and drinks were nice.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My girls and I enjoyed our Friendsmas brunch and will definitely be visiting again!

Osso & Kristalla
Responded on December 15, 2020

We are so happy to hear that you guys had a great time with us! We look forward to seeing you all back soon!

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TonyaW
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very good brunch! A little more selection for breakfast food would have been good, but I know that due to Covid, the menu is reduced. Over all - very nice!

Osso & Kristalla
Responded on December 15, 2020

Thank you so much for visiting us Tonya! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our Brunch menu! We look forward to seeing you back soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, service, and ambiance was amazing! Will definitely be back!

Osso & Kristalla
Responded on December 15, 2020

Thank you so much for the 5-Star Review, we look forward to seeing you back soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good food !!

Osso & Kristalla
Responded on December 15, 2020

Thank you so much for the 5-Star Review, we look forward to seeing you back soon!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
17 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We really enjoyed our lunch there. The entree salads are delicious and filling.

Osso & Kristalla
Responded on December 15, 2020

We are happy to hear that you guys enjoyed our dishes! We look forward to seeing you back soon!

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PattiW
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the place! Will definitely be coming back!

Osso & Kristalla
Responded on December 15, 2020

Thank you so much for the 5-Star Review Patti, we look forward to seeing you back soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
6 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

This restaurant was a great surprise. Our meals were delicious. We were surprised that we liked the food more than Potente, the restaurant next door that’s a lot more expensive.

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vipSolana
Dallas
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Food was good, just not our style. Noise level was too high.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Great place to enjoy outside seating and social distancing. Expected a better selection of wines but over all it was good. We sat outside and watched the Astros game.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Definitely one of my new favorite brunch spots! The food was amazing and we really appreciated the great service! Our waiter was so attentive and thoughtful. We had a great experience and plan to go back soon!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Louisville
3 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

U luv this place

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SamM
Houston
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall3food2service5ambience2

The ambience was an odd mix of Sports and modern (yes I know who the owner is). Instead of mixing the two, I think picking one or the other would have a stronger impact. The food was sub-par, under seasoned and flavorless but the service and drinks more than made up for it. Our server, Ryan, was attentive and thorough and the bloody mary was delish. Overall a pretty decent place.

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VanBB
Austin
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

I went for brunch on a Sunday, food was amazing, the mimosas were great and service was really nice. My friends and I had a great time there!

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome experience. Made reservations for patio and were seated promptly. Food and service were fantastic. The manager let me ordered something off the menu and the wine selection was perfect. Had an amazing time! Thanks.

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GeniseT
Houston
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

How many ways can I say that me and my party ABSOLUTELY LOVED EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS ESTABLISHMENT AND WE CAN'T WAIT TO COME AGAIN! FOOD,DRINKS,ATMOSPHERE....ALL DELICIOUS! Our server Tori was TOP NOTCH! We came for restaurants week, but have already made plans to revisit! Keep up the GREAT WORK!

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KVan
Houston
27 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

My wife is gluten-free so they made her "pita bread" using gluten-free pizza dough and then made her cheesecake as a parfait so it had no graham cracker crumps in it! Amazing service. I had chicken piccata and the creme sauce was terrific. Her shrimp dish (with glen-free pasta, btw) was super good as well. A great value against Crane's other restaurant Potente next door which is much more upscale. Same chef for each place.

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vipRikkiCG
Houston
11 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall3food5service4ambience5

We’ve been here before and had an amazing experience, but this go around was strange. There were only two other tables seated before we arrived and it took 50 minutes to get a frittata, 2 pizzas and spaghetti and meatballs. Food was great when it arrived, but we were past hungry and not impressed with how/why it took so long.

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HillaryS
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We ordered from the Houston Restaurant Week menu. It was delicious, portions perfectly sized. We had to wait for a table despite having a reservation, but we did go on a Friday night.

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Brane
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

we took our friend for Birthday and lunch and we re treat like royals and food was super good. Thank you Osso & Kristalla. Ava was off but she did took extra care of us with her coworkers even if she was not at the restaurant. Thank you Ava

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vipOpenTable Diner
Louisville
4 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantástico

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KatherineT
Houston
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Carlos was fun, attentive, and professional. He made our night wonderful as well as the staff who helped serve us that night.

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rsm1
Charleston
4 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great! We had the restaurant week brunch menu, which was great value. The polenta taters, calamari to start were delicious, and the vegetarian lasagna main was amazing. The regular kids meal at $7 is also priced very reasonably. The service was wonderful too, and they were very accommodating of our toddler.

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vipAndrewJ
Washington DC
37 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Neighborhood gem! Fresh house made pasta, lasagna is superb. Meatballs are tasty

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fantastic. Cameron and Selena were awesome.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious brunch and great value!! Will be coming back with friends.

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meghanv
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing from food to the service!!

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Bperry
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Service was excellent. Dessert was great. I had the chocolate cake with raspberry drizzle. Cocktails were also good. I had the Not So French and the Espresso Cocktail was tasty. Ribeye was good but a little overcooked. Truffle fries were amazing! Will be back.

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vipStaceyM
Houston
116 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

excellent experience for Houston Restaurant Weeks. Great service, delicious food and amazing ambiance. Great place for Lunch or Dinner!

FAQs

Osso & Kristalla does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Osso & Kristalla also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (713) 221-6666.

Osso & Kristalla is rated 4.6 stars by 386 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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