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Winemaker Dinner June 25: Meet Barolo producer Maria Grazia Icardi!

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to dine with Maria Grazia Icardi, grape grower and winemaker, producer of some of Italy’s most iconic wines — Barolo and Barbaresco. Winemaker Dinner with Maria Grazia Icardi owner of the Icardi estate & winery Tuesday, June… Read More


FREE Wine Tastings Tuesday Evenings at ROMA 6:00 p.m. Taste and learn about Italian wines with ROMA owner Shanon Scott every Tuesday! Please text Shanon on his cell. (713) 459-4911 to reserve (only 16 spots available each week).

Houston Chronicle names ROMA one of Houston’s top new Italian restaurants!

Here’s what Houston Chronicle food editor Greg Morago had to say about ROMA, “one of Houston’s new Italian restaurants to try now”: A valentine to Italy’s Eternal City, Roma is restaurateur Shanon Scott’s reboot of his Sud Italia in Rice Village. With… Read More

ROMA now serving cocktails!

As of this week, ROMA in Rice Village now serves cocktails, including the “ROMA” a classic Italian spritz inspired by the Italian capital’s cafés. “ROMA is such a popular date night destination,” says ROMA owner Shanon Scott, “and I frequently get requests… Read More

ROMA now delivers! Get ROMA’s authentic Italian cuisine delivered to your home or office!

We are thrilled to announce that ROMA now delivers! Get ROMA’s authentic Italian cuisine delivered directly to your home or office. Click here to place your order on Amazon Restaurants.

Fresh pasta, made in house, every day at ROMA…

One of the things that sets ROMA apart from the crowded field of Italian restaurants in Houston is our homemade pastas. Every day, our kitchen crafts classic pastas in house, like the tagliatelle in the image. Never frozen and never dried and… Read More

Amanda Mills: “Our favorite new place in Houston… we love you guys.”

Earlier this week, ROMA received a visit from Texas native, super model, and founder of the eponymous Los Angeles-based luxury fashion destination “for women by women,” Amanda Mills. That’s Amanda in the photo above (left) celebrating a friend’s baby shower at the… Read More

The ULTIMATE Roman comfort food: Mozzarella in Carrozza

One of our most popular antipasti is mozzarella in carrozza, a dish invented in Naples but adopted by the Romans as one of their favorite snacks. Originally, it was a way to use up leftover mozzarella and stale bread (although we use… Read More

Jewish-style fried artichokes, a Roman classic and a new Houston favorite!

Even before CultureMap restaurant critic Eric Sandler recommended our carciofi alla giudia (Jewish-style artichokes that have been smashed and fried in extra-virgin olive oil), the dish had already become a favorite of guests at ROMA. It’s one of the most popular foods… Read More

Saltimbocca, a Roman classic…

Click here for current menus. Please call (713) 664-7581 to reserve. Saltimbocca literally means jumps in your mouth. That’s because the dish is one of Rome’s favorites: Thinly sliced, tenderized veal cutlets that have been sautéed with freshly torn sage leaves. It’s… Read More