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Star Pizza

#160 of 7,023 Restaurants in Houston
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2111 Norfolk St, Houston, TX 77098
713-523-0800
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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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Houston, Texas
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94 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to go to, to pick up or to order from. This is a place for real, cheese-heavy, ingredients-full pizza. Definitely not for the weight-watchers or the gluten-free thin-crust afficionados. As a matter of fact, I would recommend skipping a meal prior to heading there. The spinach pizza is my favorite but you can't go wrong. Order the... More 

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Thank Nicolas C
Talatona, luanda, Angola
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a Local institution and we've never had a bad meal here. The food is always fresh and the whole wheat crust is the best!

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Thank Wendy W
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was better when we got takeout, but when we got it in the restaurant it was not really as good but everyone is very nice!!

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Thank Morgan E
Palestine, Texas
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I went during the lunch buffet and really enjoyed it. The booths were painted very cute and the food was excellent. We tried pizzas that we normally wouldn't because everything looked so good. The salad bar was small, but had everything that you could want on it. The ranch dressing was delicious. We would definitely recommend going... More 

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Thank bgpb74
Houston, Texas
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Been going here since 1982. The BEST pizza ever. Can't go wrong. Salads are the freshest- sandwiches are amazing.

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Thank Chel88
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93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Have been eating at Star Pizza for over 35 years and it never fails to impress. The wheat crust is unlike anything I've ever tasted anywhere else. The sauce is good, and all the toppings are very fresh. The ambiance of the old building and the great service round out the experience.

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Thank Garry S
Cypress, Texas, United States
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Highly recommend, will definitely go again and again. We took family from Dallas, and they were very impressed. We got an extra large pepperoni, and it was just perfect. Waitress was very frinedly, and catered to the kids.

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Thank Genna W
Magnolia, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

The servers were friendly. The meal was hot. But I like lasagna to have firm pasta with a thick sauce. Unfortunately, the dish was wimpy and runny. If you go, stick with the pizza. There's even a gluten-free pizza!!

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Thank dg2014jg
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

We love them! Our favorite is Margherita in Chicago style with extra sauce and cheese, second place Portofino, try it with cheese and sauce, it's awesome; all others are good as everything they have. Their ingredients are the best, their cheese is just heaven. I give them only 4 stars due to the lack of cleanness on their bathrooms and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

Star Pizza refused to deliver a pizza to me because I had a phone number they didn't recognise. I'm a UK tourist enjoying Texas, and i wanted a delicious pizza at the end of a long day. I've had no problem ordering deliveries in Atlanta or calling Uber drivers. I'm sure the pizza is lovely if you can get it,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2111 Norfolk St, Houston, TX 77098
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: 713-523-0800
Description
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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