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Prego Italian Cuisine

#74 of 7,026 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
University Place
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2520 Amherst St, Houston, TX 77005
(713) 529-2420
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited here with my family and was extremely impressed with the food and service. They have great appetizers and amazing desserts! Enjoy! 🍴

Thank Ella M
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72 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I hosted a business dinner with six attendees. Now this restaurant is pricey, be forewarned, but the food is amazing. It is also really noisy so don't go here if you want to have an intimate talk with anyone. Go here if you want fabulous inventive food that will knock you socks off. Brace for the bill!

Thank Susan R
Corvallis, Oregon
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61 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for standard Americanized Italian, don't come here. But if you're looking for great food, HUGE wine selection, attentive service and lovey atmosphere then this is your place.

Thank Cyndi S
Houston, Texas
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small, well-appointed, modern restaurant in Rice Village. The food was outstanding and the service very professional. Extensive wine-list, heavily accented to Italian wines, as you would expect, but a disappointing lack of wines from the New World, esp. Australia, South Africa and New Zealand. The restaurant is a little noisy, making conversation somewhat difficult, but honestly, I can't find anything... More 

Thank MissMatilda
Estes Park, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and service were both very good. We had an early dinner here and were able to get in without a reservation. My wife and I shared the Caprici salad and it was very nicely presented on 2 plates. I had the Red Snapper special which was good, but relatively high priced at $38. My wife had the Prego... More 

Thank TravelingM-L
Buenos Aires
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ate twice at Prego. The first time a normal late lunch, the second on a Saturday for brunch. The brunch is really good, taking into account it low price, inspite of not having too many choices. The service is attentive to your needs and the wine cellar has a lot of choices.

Thank hjalmar2
Beaumont, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

The food, the staff and the atmosphere made for a relaxing dining experience. The pasta dishes and caesar salad were delicious and filling. The wine list is incredible offering many varietals at reasonable prices. The attentive staff made sure your needs were met. We look forward to returning.

Thank Traveler1948_10
Houston, Texas
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant. The food is dependable and service is professional. Reserve, as there is always a crowd. Been going there for years and I've never been disappointed.

Thank EpicuriousExplorer
Marietta, Georgia
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50 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Be prepared for a wait at peak times and a little noisy once seated, but the food is very good. I had the cacciuco (seafood) and very much enjoyed it. The red wines by the glass seem to be a little lacking, but overall everyone in our group enjoyed their food.

Thank Mike B
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Went here for our anniversary dinner and mentioned it in the online reservation. First off, the hostess that night was pretty uncaring that my wife would have a difficult time to get to the booth. Instead of a couple workers spending a minute to move a table out of the way to get my wife to the booth (restaurant was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Italian, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2520 Amherst St, Houston, TX 77005
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > University Place
  • Neighborhood: University Place
  • Phone Number: (713) 529-2420

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