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Prego Italian Cuisine

2520 Amherst St, Houston, TX 77005 (University Place)
(713) 529-2420
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Ranked #61 of 7,276 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
Neighborhood: University Place
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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Durham, North Carolina
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The food is wonderful--everything from salads to desserts. All the entrees sounded so delicious it was hard to choose. Service is friendly and attentive. The restaurant is a bit noisy and likely more so when all the tables are occupied.

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Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Decided to try this place due to the reviews. Food and service did not live to our expectations. Their Italian sausage pizza was made with spicy chorizo sausage? Which had us wondering if we were at a Italian restaurant or Mexican? The Chicken Cesar salad tasted odd and lack typical flavors. We tried several Italian appetizers which also lacked true... More 

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Sugar Land, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Had small group of 10 and the reservation was made for a small wine room they have. Service was great and so was the food. My wife always eats the soft shell crabs and I had the Tuna. Great food and great flavor.

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Pearland, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We visited this restaurant for my birthday dinner and found the service to be fantastic and the food to be equally wonderful. We all enjoyed our meals and loved that the pasta is homemade. The only negative was the cocktail list-it could be improved a little but by no means should have bearing on your ability to go visit. It... More 

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Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This is an intimate corner Italian bistro that would be right at home in Little Italy in New York or North Beach in San Francisco without the touristy ambiance. It's a true neighborhood restaurant that flourishes because of the atmosphere, excellent food and wine with attentive, professional service. The bread basket that I often ignore, was very memorable. Rustic Italian... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Five Stars...Probably one of the best Italian restaurants ever. Loved every thing we ordered. Will return. Great wine list.

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Houston, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Really nice setting. Family member had reservations for a birthday dinner. Waiter was really nice and knew what he was doing. I ordered the lasagna and it was good, had a different taste then any other lasagna I've had, but over all it was really good. If planning on going I'd study the menu before going just to get familiar... More 

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Houston, Texas
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125 reviews 125 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I made reservations for a group of 12 and they were very accommodating. The table was set up and everything was ready to go when we arrived. Our waiter, Jeremiah, was outstanding. He was very knowledgeable about the menu and was able to answer all of our questions. I ended up ordering the bison steak and it was delicious! A... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

Very brisk service and good food. Busy night but the welcomed us! Enjoyed parmesan chicken dish and my family enjoyed it too.

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Prego may be the restaurant on the corner of a building on Amherst but it is definitely not your local corner Italian restaurant. Their menu is deceiving as the Wine List, with excellent selections, is in the front and goes on for pages before you get to the dining menu. The food is outstanding, no matter what you select. The... More 

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Additional Information about Prego Italian Cuisine

Address: 2520 Amherst St, Houston, TX 77005
Phone Number: (713) 529-2420
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > University Place
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

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