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Star Pizza 2

77 Harvard St, Houston, TX 77007-5918
+1 713-869-1241
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Pizza, Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
77 Harvard St, Houston, TX 77007-5918
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Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

My car broke down so I entered the restaurant to wait for a tow truck in 100 degree heat. They were very kind and even gave me a coke while I waited. Didn’t get to try the pizza but their customer service sure was lovely!...More

Thank NancyL3770
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

This has become our go to pizza place. The Marilyn’s ( Canadian bacon, pepperoni, onion) with artichoke whole wheat, thin crust is great with a side salad. Great value at $18 for a medium. Upbeat atmosphere always crowded and great service. Try it when you...More

Thank Stevey1631
Reviewed May 16, 2018

The best delivery very in Houston. Whole wheat crust available, New York hand tossed, always lots of cheese and the fresh tomatoes in their sauce are spectacular. Never disappoints.pick up if your in a hurry because they are not fast but always worth the wait.

Thank Iand14
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Fantastic Pizza and Salads. Wonderful waitstaff and Owners. A local Houston Hang out with interesting decor. The Starburst Pizza is great but all of the pizza's are with the Hand Tossed Crust but also try the Deep Dish Chicago Style if you like that type....More

Thank genoacowboy
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

My son and I really enjoy the food and the atmosphere at this restaurant. Both locations are comparable and great. We are making it a habit to stop and eat at Star everyone we visit the Houston area.

Thank JuanDieterMilhouse
Reviewed August 13, 2017

After researching Chicago style pizza options in Central Houston, we picked Star Pizza for a sit-down dinner. Four of us split two large Greek salads (a large is big enough for 3 people) while waiting on two pizzas to come out of the oven. A...More

Thank msray53
Reviewed May 19, 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 March 31, 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 November 24, 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 November 19, 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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