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Star Pizza

#137 of 7,034 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2111 Norfolk St, Houston, TX 77098-4013
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Austin, Texas, USA
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375 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here because this is my brother-in-law's favorite pizza restaurant. I returned since a former Chicago resident referred me to this restaurant, telling me their Chicago style pizza is great. We got the Starburst (I think that is the name), the one with several meats and mushrooms. It is a terrific meat pie and is delicious!

Thank Gloria L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Is my first time coming to this place, I don't really like pizza but I'm sure that I will keep coming here. Nice service, everything fresh, I love it

Thank Josselin M
New Jersey
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49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Star Pizza has been our favorite for 30 years, and Joe's pizza, with spinach and garlic is the best of the best. They still offer entertainment on the screen upstairs, they have expanded the beer offerings, but they've maintained the laid back atmosphere, and the best deep dish pizza south of Lou Malnati's.

Thank HumanFamily
Houston, Texas
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129 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

The Pizza was excellent - we got a Medium (half veggie, half meat, thin crust) and a small Caesar. Pizza came as described, hot and delicious. There was some leftovers and they were packed it really nicely. Service was excellent. Waiter was helpful, friendly, timely. Lots of seating in and outdoor (we sat outdoor and there was plenty to share... More 

Thank J20ELA111
Houston, Texas
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

Star pizza is amazing! This pizza place never fails. The pizza is always fresh, tasty and cheesy! The spinach w/ garlic (add extra cheese) pizza is one of my favorites. If you're a beer drinker you definitely have to try one of the craft beers or the beer flight which is a great option is well. If you're a Native... More 

Thank Tiffany F
Houston, Texas
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

For over 20 years we have been going to Star Pizza. Always a great trip whether we go alone or with friends and family. The staff are offbeat but friendly and the pizza is the best I've ever had - anywhere!

Thank Bambi G
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

The pizza here is very good. Love the sauce. Order the Margherita for a bit of variety. The service here is what sends the rating over the top.

Thank Vernon H
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

We just love the pizza's here! We were introduced to Star Pizza nine years ago and we continue to come back. We always order a few pies before we head back home to Louisiana The ingredients are fresh, but I think it's the cheese that makes the pizza great. The quality of their cheese is superb! I just wish I... More 

1 Thank tobylee13
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Have never had a bad experience here. I love the lunch buffet! Very fresh pizza and super fresh salad bar. Best $10 lunch in Houston.

1 Thank erin878
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

We love coming Star Pizza. We love the intimate, but fun mood of the place. There is always a sports game on, lots of friendly conversation and a very helpful inviting staff. The food is the best! For starters the roasted garlic pods are out of this world! If you are tired of regular box pizza then make a trip... More 

1 Thank lisanF1670LC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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: 2111 Norfolk St, Houston, TX 77098-4013
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: 713-523-0800
Established in 1976 In the summer of 1976, Henry "Hank" Zwirek and his buddy, Ed, both native Chicagoans, grew tired of living in the windy city and relocated to Houston. Hank realized the burgeoning city lacked high quality pizza and delivery service (which was a norm in Chicago). Acting on Hank's instincts, the two purchased a quaint two-story house on Norfolk and in October of 1976, a Star (pizza) was born.Business continued to thrive and Hank was eager to expand. In the summer of 1988 a second Star was born, affectionately named Star 2. The offspring of the original was located at 140 S. Heights Blvd. in the building that's now home to Chatter's.The original Star is still located in the house on Norfolk, and continues to offer the same homely atmosphere as it did in 1976. To this day the Zwirek family owns and operates both locations and thanks their loyal Star Pizzanites for their support throughout the years.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?