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Birraporetti's

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500 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002-1625 (Prairie)
(713) 224-9494
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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santa fe, tx
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Late night after show pizza & beer. Needed a bite after the show. Easy to get to from our hotel & very good value for our buck. Delicous pizza, large for $18. Can't beat it.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

4 of us had dinner here on a Tuesday before a Hobby performance. The atmosphere is old world italian. The food (pizza, scallops, stuffed mushrooms and calamari) was average. Drinks are very pricey. Service was odd and most of the employees didn't smile and walked around like they hated their lives.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Above avg Italian restaurant...friendly wait staff...never a wait....open late night... Pollo Poretti - 8/10 Linguini with white clam sauce - 6/10 Thin crust olive oil pizza - 8/10 Service - 8/10 Price - 8/10

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Lumberton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this restaurant from the minute I walked in. You may want to reserve a table on Open Table in the evening though!! The service is lovely, food is great, and atmosphere is perfect. You can dress up or dress down - you'll be fine either way. It's the perfect spot for a pre theater meal as it's right in... More 

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Thank Lori G
Huntsville, Texas
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great brunch with many fun breakfast options and their staff is gracious and helpful. I would definitely make a special trip downtown to take family when visiting.

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Thank 128kodak
Austin, Texas
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious and extensive buffet brunch near The Lancaster Hotel. Our big family group was very pleased with the tantalizing fare and wonderful live music on the Sunday we were there. They offered everything you could possibly want to eat at that time of day: egg dishes, seafood, carving station with beef and turkey, salads, veggies, breakfast staples like bacon, french... More 

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Thank robinreps
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To start off dinner we ordered a round of drinks, calamari, and escargot, all of which was good. Then we ordered our entrees and I've got to say, we should have just stuck with drinks and appetizers. It's not like the meals were bad they were just so so. My brother ordered a filet mignon medium and it was well... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We walked in after a theatre performance and had a wonderful dinner. The service was great and the food was really good. Our waiter even provided an off menu item to accommodate one of our party's food allergies. The dark paneling adds a classic atmosphere, and there is bar seating as well as tables. On busy nights when there are... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

May 28, 2016 Saturday evening 6PM We made reservations using Open Table. When we walked into the restaurant the hostess, who was sucking on a large jaw breaker or a piece of candy of some sort, seemed aggravated that we were there. The place was fairly busy but the hostess stand was not, except for my wife and I. She... More 

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We went to Birraporetti's for lunch before a matinee at The Alley. The food was good, but not the top of the line Italian. There was enough for a filling lunch. The atmosphere is very good, and it's right next to The Alley.

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$20 - $35
Cuisine
Italian, American, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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
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

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