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Birraporetti's

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500 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002-1625 (Prairie)
Birraporetti's is located three blocks down from the Preston stop on the Metrorail, and there are Metro bus stops around the restaurant. Birraporetti's will also call you a cab if need be.
(713) 224-9494
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great service and food

The service is excellent and food variety is great. The prices are some what high but the service and quality justifies it. Desserts are also good. Location is good with paid parking available .

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Houston, Texas
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The service is excellent and food variety is great. The prices are some what high but the service and quality justifies it. Desserts are also good. Location is good with paid parking available .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Our family decided we would try this place for the first time and OMG the food was delicious! The garlic and cheese bread was "to die for" and the pizza was delectable. Our server, Samantha was the epitome of a waitress. So the great food and excellent service, will definitely get us back in there this summer.

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La Porte, Texas
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We were seeing a play at the Jones Hall so we chose Birraporetti’s for dinner due impart to its close proximity to the Hall. My first impression of the restaurant as I walked in was a dump; the carpet floors are ripped and filthy and the décor is generally dirty and really needs a good cleaning and updating. We decided... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We eat here every time we go to events downtown. The food is great and the service is usually good but tonight it was terrible. Very disappointing. Avoid server Samantha, you'll wait hours and then get attitude when you bring the lack of service up to the manager.

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Wife and I wanted a kick bite to eat one saturday evening after a theter show. Sat at the table for half an hour before being able to get anyone to get order for us. Wife's salad was not what we ordered but did not want to delay further... My linguini with clams in white wine was horrible. On top... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The food is unremarkable so it's not a "can't wait to get back there" restaurant but if you are hungry and want some basic bar food with good service then it hits the spot. The good service was provided once I went inside to let the staff know we had taken one of the two outside tables. Within 5 minutes... More 

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Tx
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We have tried other places in the area, and this has become our favorite for before or after opera food. Service has always been sensitive to the neighborhood, which is basically the "theatre" crowd. Food better than average.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Started out great drinks, entrée and then we order dessert crème brûlée but then we don't see our waiter for 20 minutes! Look around and all of the tables around us are also looking around for him they we going to the same concert but hadn't even begun their meal. Finally we see him and he brings our dessert and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We're season subscribers for two production companies at the Hobby Center. Our usual tickets are on weeknights, but this past week we had to exchange them for a Saturday night and our standby Thai place was closed. So we decided to take advantage of the $20 coupon that came with one of our ticket packages and try Birraporetti's. It bills... More 

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Houston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This place has been around for years. The service is consistently good and the prices are reasonable. The mushroom appetizer is fantastic. This place is perfect for before theater dining and also fun after the show. The Sunday brunch is very popular so make reservations.

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Additional Information about Birraporetti's

Address: 500 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002-1625
Phone Number: (713) 224-9494
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $20 to $35
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 500 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002-1625
    (Prairie)
  • Public Transportation: Birraporetti's is located three blocks down from the Preston stop on the Metrorail, and there are Metro bus stops around the restaurant. Birraporetti's will also call you a cab if need be.
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (713) 224-9494

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $20 to $35
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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