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Paulie's Restaurant

1834 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098-1625 (Neartown/ Montrose)
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Ranked #629 of 7,203 restaurants in Houston
Price range: $8 - $30
Cuisines: Diner, Delicatessen, Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch
Neighborhood: Neartown/ Montrose
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30 reviews from our community

76% Recommend
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English first
Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We stopped at Paulie's on a recent trip to Houston. It was recommended by a local for a good, reasonably priced lunch. The food was really good and the cookies were great. Ordering is done at the counter, and you are called when the food has been prepared. The counter service was really good. If you are looking for table... More

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Houston, Texas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Great selection of foods at reasonable prices. Salads are super good. Large salads are like $8 or $9. Large is not a good description. They are HUGE!!! Awesomely good. Heard their poorboy's are even better. They have cucumber water...yummy. I had the family Italian salad....excellent salad. The staff was wonderful. We ordered at the counter. We got there right at... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

We found Paulie's last year on our trip to Houston and returned this year intent on going back to the same restaurant. I had the grilled vegetables and my hubby had a pasta (restaurant made pasta) dish. Amazing!! The wait was indicative of a popular restaurant. We love the reasonable prices, the menu variety, and the diverse crowd.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Our AirBnB host recommended Paulie's for lunch. I had a yummy goat cheese & veggie sandwich with some nicely spiced gazpacho. You order at the counter and your meal is brought to you. The staff was very friendly and accommodating to some dietary requests we had.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I would NOT recommend this restaurant. They have a very customer UNFRIENDLY POLICY of not letting you return food if it is cooked incorrectly and doesn't taste appealing. You bought it, YOU EAT IT!! In all of my dining experiences have I never experienced this policy, very strange ethics. DO NOT EAT HERE!!! Everyone I told can't believe this non-return... More

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Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Probably the best burger I've ever had in Houston Texas. The rest of the family had salad fruit and pizza. All was absolutely fresh and wonderfully presented. The cookies for dessert were over-the-top as well. Especially enjoyed the taste of the Nonna pizza. Great place with wonderful helpful staff. Don't miss this place.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This restaurant was such a wonderful find. I may be one of the few who didn't know about it judging from the constant business last night. I found this a few months ago and I dream of their cookies. I told my husband that this is the one place that I will go out of my way to get a... More

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Houston, TX
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I have only been to Paulie's a few times, but it is impressive. I generally don't like restaurants where you stand in line to order (and at peak times the line is long), but the food is fresh and delicious and so worth it! The portions are huge and the staff is great. Parking is difficult, but in that neighborhood,... More

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Houston, Texas
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Bestpastadish very copious and wonderful fresh vegetables. Fast well served food and delightful staff that was very helpful

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Houston, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

If you like Tiny Boxwoods, you'll love Paulie's. In the interest of full disclosure, I have to say I like 'em both, even though both are rock solid "Rich Women's Walking Club" kinda places and I'm not a member. I think I like Paulie's just a bit better. Their pastas are great and the wines by the glass are a... More

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