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500 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002-1625 (Downtown)
(713) 224-9494
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Ranked #1,016 of 7,232 Restaurants in Houston
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Price range: $20 - $35
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Prairie
Transit: 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.
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English first
Houston, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This restaurant is in the Theater District of Houston, very close to Jones Hall, the Worthan Center, the Alley Theater and the Hobby Center. I just wish they were more welcoming! We have eaten there several times as we have season tickets to the Pops Concert Series at Jones Hall. Three of us were there last night. We ordered a... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Birraporetti's is within walking distance of Bayou Music Center, and no wait when restaurants closer to the concert were packed. We sat outside and enjoyed the warm August evening on a Wednesday night. Traffic was light enough we weren't bothered by the noise and we got to look at the interesting buildings on the street. We thought they might forget... More

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Vidor, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Birraporettis features a weekend evening Mystery Theater with buffet in their downstairs dining room. The theater experience is full of laughs-I would recommend volunteering to participate. The food is delicious and a bar is available.

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
421 reviews 421 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
246 helpful votes 246 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We went to Birraporetti's last night before a show at The Sundance. It was a Monday night and the place was fairly slow. We were seated by Jeff who was a very nice guy and had a nice personality. Our waitress was Crystal whom had a great smile but could have been a little more attentive. I will say that... More

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Stopped in here on way back from Aquarium. Made awesome Pomegranate Martini and and Mojito. Food was very yummy too, and our waitress was super nice and made great recommendations from the menu. Would strongly recommend to people in downtown Houston area.

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Planet Earth
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

In years past I had visited the Birraporetti's location on W. Gray in the River Oaks section often. I had always found it to be a fun place and also an establishment that served quality food. My recent visit was with a group from our local college who had come to the city to see a production at the Alley... More

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Multiple Cities, USA
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Birraporetti's is literally located in the same building as Houston's "local treasure", the Alley Theatre in Downtown Houston. In fact, there is an entrance to Birraporetti's from within the underground porte cochere just a few steps from the underground porte cochere entrance to the Alley Theatre. Extremely convenient. However, notwithstanding the fact that we had made reservations weeks in advance... More

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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61 reviews 61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This was a wonderful restaurant in the theater district. Staff was very friendly. The food was delicious. I highly recommend this restaurant for it atmosphere and wonderful food.

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Houston, TX
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This was not a particularly good experience, which was disappointing. We stopped by after going to a movie downtown and had a late lunch. The waitress assured us we were still able to order from the lunch menu. We ordered an appetizer and a pizza. After a bit of a wait, the waitress told us that “they burned the appetizer”... More

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Houston, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Had reservations with friends for Hobby Theater. Early arrival gave us great seating, service and terrific Italian food. We have dined here for both lunch and dinner. Always enjoy good food whether business or pleasure along with great prices for a Houston downtown restaurant.

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