Dallas’ Il Bracco restaurant brings fresh pasta to Houston’s Post Oak


Il Bracco, an elegant Italian restaurant hailing from Dallas, brings its freshly made pasta to Houston’s Post Oak area.

Occupying the space that previously housed California Pizza Kitchen at 1705-A Post Oak Boulevard, the 6,000-square-foot restaurant will open on Monday, August 15 and, true to its Italian repertoire, will serve an assortment of house pastas, carve steaks house, whole roasted fish fillets, delicate desserts and a selection of Italian wines.

Il Bracco will serve Italian specialties, including steaks slaughtered on site.
Il Bracco

Menu highlights include appetizers like crispy artichokes in olive oil, fresh focaccia served with whipped garlic ricotta, and pastas including heaps of gemelli topped with a latte sauce. spicy vodka and a bolognese made with a six o’clock stew. Guests will also be able to score entrees like a classic chicken piccata; roasted whole Mediterranean sea bass with mint gremolata; and an Italian version of a fried chicken sandwich, topped with sun-dried tomatoes, provolone, arugula and fennel. An assortment of wines from regions of Italy, including Tuscany, Veneto and Piedmont, will be showcased, along with cocktails, such as Bracco iced, made with New Amsterdam, Aperol and freshly squeezed grapefruit, and the ‘Asti 86 made from vodka. , made with lemon and Moscato to accompany meals.

The Il Bracco plates of whipped ricotta, caesar salad, cacio e pepe, crispy artichoke and meatballs.

Il Bracco offers an Italian feast.
Il Bracco

Designed by architect Michael Hsu, whose projects include the South Congress Hotel and Restaurants, Hotel Ella, and the now-closed Sway in the Austin area, Il Bracco can accommodate up to 60 people in its dining room. indoor dining, bar and chic cocktail bar. and 35 people outside on its terrace.

This is the restaurant’s second and largest location. Restaurateur Robert Quick, CEO of the restaurant group behind Il Bracco, first opened the restaurant in 2019 with partner Matt Gottlieb. Both worked for years with Hillstone Restaurant Group, which operates restaurant chains like Houston’s, Hillstone and R+D Kitchen, which has a Dallas location.

Check out Il Bracco’s Houston menu below.

The restaurant will be open for lunch and dinner from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

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