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“Great pizza, Chicago style”
Review of Star Pizza

Star Pizza
Ranked #138 of 8,357 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery
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.
Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

Being from Chicago, I found it extremely hard to find good pizza in Houston. After lowering my standards and finding dominos to be the beat pizza in town, I finally found Star pizza. Best pizza in town by far Star puts out a great pizza for a good deal.

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Reviewed June 17, 2014

This place has always been my favorite pizza joints in Houston! Love the food selection and the service. Even the leftovers taste great. A must try for all pizza lovers!

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Reviewed May 20, 2014

A little far from the house in Sugar Land but always worth the drive. It is my wife's favorite so it is always good for me when I pull out the Star Pizza card. It has an eclectic crowd and pizza menu. The Starburst and Marilyn's are our favorite. If you like your crust a little crisp just ask them to cook it well done.

Thank DCT84
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Reviewed May 13, 2014

If you've ever attended a convention in Houston, you probably realize that the "downtown" area that surrounds the convention center doesn't exactly provide a ton of options for "dinner for one" take-out/delivery options in the evening.

Star Pizza 2 will deliver to the Convention Center hotels, and the pizza was fantastic.

Deep Dish "Starburst" pizza on white dough - the crust edges had an almost cracker quality, nice and crispy. It is deep dish, so you shouldn't expect a ultra crunchy bottom crust. But I will say it held up and the slices stayed intact using only a plastic fork for support coming out of the box.

Toppings were fresh-tasting and distinct, veggies had a bit of crunch, etc. Sauce was very bright and flavorful.

Definitely worth an order if you want to change it up from room service.

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2  Thank akm0404
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Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I met some friends here before leaving town and we were very impressed. He and I split the Starburst Pizza and a Cesar salad. The salad was fresh and crisp and the dressing tasted homemade. The pizza was amazing one of the best I have had. The service was fast and friendly! I definitely recommend ordering a side of the homemade ranch to dip your pizza in! Amazing!

Thank Mrspitts08
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