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Star Pizza 2

) #595 of 7,286 Restaurants in Houston $$ - $$$ Italian, Pizza
77 Harvard St, Houston, TX 77007-5918
+1 713-869-1241
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (60 reviews)
“salads” (9 reviews)
“deep dish” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
77 Harvard St, Houston, TX 77007-5918
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

If you visit Houston you should definitely get a deep dish pie here! Great ingredients and it never disappoints!

Thank Rodney M
Reviewed 31 March 2017

there are a few people who really stand out... are there new owners? i think my server was a portia.. she was very kind and helpful.. and marcus.. very customer oriented

Thank bluemoon1975
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

First time I ate this pizza, we ordered a half pineapple and half veggie, and it just blew our mind. The second time we went to eat to the place and it is just one of those places you really enjoy to be at and...More

Thank kikeadvisor
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I went with a friend for lunch and it was an interesting experience. They seated my friend and I at a nice window table in the back. The service was fast and staff was friendly. Apparently a server took my pizza to the wrong table...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We unfortunately wasted or money at the Washington location. I can't understand or even believe they have the awards that they do. Not wroth it at all. No flavor on my build your own focaccia pizza. Thank God for the, unbeknownst to us, $1.25 each...More

Thank survivor5804
Reviewed 24 August 2016

When we find ourselves in downtown Houston we always have a difficult time picking a place to eat, but when it comes to Pizza we always go to Star Pizza. The atmosphere is very relaxed, associates are friendly, and service is always quick. In my...More

Thank wizone
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

First time here and it was the best pizza we've ever eaten! You can order New York style or Chicago. We had Chicago deep dish style. Hey also offer pastas, sandwiches/subs. Even the Caesar Salad was excellent. The croutons were fresh and tasty. Great customer...More

Thank Enna J
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Good lunch buffet with pizza, pasta, salad and dessert pizza. They keep restocking buffet with fresh hot food. They also deliver, try the Bass Bing or the Star Special

Thank Bob1775
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Star Pizza was one of my late mother's favorite places, and definitely her favorite pizza place. As a matter of fact, she celebrated her 85th birthday there.

Thank SBell53LR
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We are regulars at Star - at least twice a month if not every Friday night. Quality ingredients and consistent great pizza.

Thank Carol B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Harvard St, Houston, TX 77007-5918
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-869-1241
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Description
In the summer of 1976, Henry "Hank" Zwirek and his buddy, Ed, both native Chicagoans, grew tired of living in the windy city and relocated to Houston. Hank realized the burgeoning city lacked high quality pizza and delivery service (which was a norm in Chicago). In the summer of 1976, Henry "Hank" Zwirek and his buddy, Ed, both native Chicagoans, grew tired of living in the windy city and relocated to Houston. Hank realized the burgeoning city lacked high quality pizza and delivery service (which was a norm in Chicago). Acting on Hank's instincts, the two purchased a quaint two-story house on Norfolk and in October of 1976, a Star (pizza) was born.Business continued to thrive and Hank was eager to expand. In the summer of 1988 a second Star was born, affectionately named Star 2. The offspring of the original was located at 140 S. Heights Blvd. in the building that's now home to Chatter's.The original Star is still located in the house on Norfolk, and continues to offer the same homely atmosphere as it did in 1976. To this day the Zwirek family owns and operates both locations and thanks their loyal Star Pizzanites for their support throughout the years.
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