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“Good food, good service, but very noisy”
Review of Star Pizza 2

Star Pizza 2
Ranked #576 of 8,400 Restaurants in Houston
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Description: 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). 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 August 12, 2014

I live in this neighborhood, and eat at Star Pizza often. The selection of salads and pizza is great, and the people are friendly. Overall, I like the place, which is why I keep going back. However, there are two BIG downsides to Star. First, it is really noisy inside, and can get to a pretty deafening level. If the weather is good, eat outside. Second, if you want coffee after your meal you will be surprised to know they no longer serve it. Fine on hot days, but often wish they had it on freezing cold ones.
But hey, if you know in advance you will be happy, and it is great to support your neighborhood businesses.

Thank Djevojka
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Reviewed July 27, 2014

I have eaten at Star Pizza for years both in the restaurant and delivery. The pies are always great and made with fresh ingredients. I have also enjoyed the spaghetti and the various salads they offer. The service in the dining room is usually hit or miss but that is just what ya seem to find everywhere (almost) in the world of entitlement...

Thank Montecore1
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Reviewed July 16, 2014

I saw this place on Texas Country Reporter a couple months ago and had a chance to get there this weekend. Place is cozy and tucked away and was jam packed. The lasagne and pizza where good, pizza could have could for 5 minutes more but the where in the weeds so...

Waiter was very courteous and on point even though they were very busy, good enough in fact that we tipped 30%.

I will go back there next time I visit, it makes having to be in Houston a welcome relief.

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Thank Joe R
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Reviewed May 26, 2014

I have been to Star Pizza (2 locations either here or at 2111 Norfolk, Houston, TX 77098) many times. It's is the place to go for excellent, fresh, hand thrown pizza. Many varieties / toppings, and the menu is augmented with a selection of delicious salads. My favorite is the Greek Salad. They also serve sandwiches. The serving sizes are more than "generous." If a party of 2 each orders a salad, go for the small pizza to share or order the individual size pizzas. They also have a good selection of craft beers from several local brewers, if your have an interest in them.

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Thank Chuck H
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Reviewed May 22, 2014

When we think of pizza we think of Star Pizza. We always make it a point to stop at Star Pizza when we find ourselves traveling to Houston. Service is quick and friendly. Their small salads are large enough to be shared by two people and they server a variety of pizzas that would satisfy anyone's desire. If you are in town then we highly recommend you make Star Pizza one of your stops.

Thank wizone
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