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The Spaghetti Western Italian Cafe

#316 of 7,143 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
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1608 Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77007-3461
+1 713-861-1313
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Ferndale, Washington
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177 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

With a name like Spaghetti Western, we didn't expect much from this restaurant, but as we were guests, we let our friends pick and they had been meaning to visit here. We went to the one near Ella and T.C. Jester, but the menu is the same as the one of Shepherd. As you might expect, they have spaghetti, but... More 

Thank Kathair
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142 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I have promised to take my wife here for a while after a few solo trips, and I finally got around to it! I am glad I brought her because she thoroughly enjoyed it! It was way too much food for the both of us and it didn't help that we crushed the excellent garlic bread sticks before the food... More 

Thank econotraveller41
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Joined a big group of people for dinner. We were more than 40 people, and serving us took some time, but not as much as expected. Ordered a Caeser salad with grilled chicken. It looked good and tasted good. Had a glass of house red, which was very pleasant, slightly on the sweet side. Everybody around me seemed very happy... More 

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Crystal Beach, Texas
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Had the pepperoni pizza. Truly hand made. Pretty good. Ordered a to go and it came out very quick. Too quick, was cold by the time I got it home. Little pricey for what you get.

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Houston, Texas
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

This is my family's favorite restaurant for Italian food. Truthfully, a "real" Italian might not find it authentic. But if you want fresh-made pizza and pasta with lots of cheesy goodness, this is the place. My son always goes for the spaghetti bolognese. My daughter loves "the bad" pizza. My wife and I either share the pizza or a calzone.... More 

Thank Darren D
Houston, Texas
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

One of our favorite local restaurants, the portions for drinks and food are generous.The food is deliciously fresh tasting, especially the fish dishes. The servers are very attentive. They will change up a particular entree to to make it the way you want it. Seth and Dianne especially, make you feel like family.The chefs take it from there ..... and... More 

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I got the Man Special and my friend ordered the shrimp and crawfish pasta. The waitress was awesome he had about 7 tables he walked with drinks, bread, and food wait was about 5-10 minutes apart from he other. The food was very tasty, hot and the plate was loaded. We had to take a togo box. That is some... More 

Thank tyriag
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We go here for lunch once a week and love most everything but the lasagne tops the list. It's enough for two and comes with the most delicious soft bread sticks in town. The house salad is also great along with the lunch pizza. However, the crust is different at night and not my favorite.

1 Thank Laura N
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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541 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 606 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Went on a trip to houston with my bro who lives there and recommended it. Very good food from calzone to spaghetyi and all in between Hearty portion. Great friendly service, ask for Athena. Ambiance is that of a quaint family home....dont be expectin somethin like olive garden. Very popular with locals

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Hales Corners, Wisconsin
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Seat yourself and almost immediately you were waited on. With drinks, you are given a bread basket. Delicious warm breadsticks. The atmosphere is very warm and cozy and makes you feel at home!! Had the blondie pizza and portebella house specialty. Both were delicious and I recommend.

1 Thank cnkriegel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1608 Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77007-3461
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
  • Neighbourhood: Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
  • Phone Number: +1 713-861-1313

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?