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“Best "Meat Lovers" Pizza aka the T-REX”

Candelari's Pizzeria
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Ranked #1,295 of 8,399 Restaurants in Houston
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Dining options: Takeout
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
Cross street: Cohn St.
Reviewed September 18, 2013

In town for a conference in the Post Oak area. Very glad we made the decision to visit Candelari's as the T-Rex Pizza was the best meat lovers style pizza I have ever had. Great atmosphere, great service and delicious food! You can tell the ingredients are high quality.

Would highly recommend if you're in the mood for a great pie... Will visit each time I'm in the area!

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Thank BLCarbon
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Reviewed June 15, 2013

The food here was delicious and not the HUGE plates you get at most Italian places. It was good portion sizes and you could tell each item was cooked for the order not in some huge vat. If you like wings they were a great appetizer. Spicy but not melting your mouth. We had excellent service that was attentive, quick, and very polite. I would suggest this to anyone that like Italian food.

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Thank MRutherford1984
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Reviewed May 13, 2013

March 31 we went to Candelari's with 2 guests for a late lunch/early dinner.

Two in our party who could not eat flour ordered the pollo (chicken) piccata whIch comes with grilled veggies and a side of pasta. They requested instead of the pasta an alternative side possibly of sliced tomatoes.
The server asked the manager who said that they would exchange the pasta for tomatoes at AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE OF $3 PER PLATE.!!

They declined and just had the chicken and veggies - which at $13 was a little steep. The food was good, but the nasty taste in the mouth was not!

So the manager for a mere $6 lost some regular customers, and left 2 guests feeling short changed.
I hope that the company culture does not encourage this negative P/R. What happened to " the customer is always right?"
If you want really great Italian food in Houston try the obliging Corelli's or Mancuso- both of whom will bend over backwards to ensure the customer has a great dining experience.

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Thank Zuluqueen72
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Reviewed May 10, 2013

Visiting friends in Houston, we randomly went to Candelaris pizzeria as it was just a block away from their house. We all come from Europe, and finding an authentic pizza experience in the US is a bit of a challenge. But Candelaris did not amazed us only because of the taste, and choice in pizza, but also by the service we received there. Our waiter was funny, and yet very informative and knowledgeable. There was really authentic typical Italian wine in the wine selection, and we were able to drink a type of wine you usually never find in the US... Cherry on the cake, the price were very reasonable. I know for sure my friends will definitely go back there, and next time I m visiting, I ll lead the way to Candelaris!

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Thank Audebesna
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Reviewed December 20, 2012

I eat here often, prices are good, food is always good, service is mostly good.
Plenty of tasty Italian food, pizza etc. nothing High end, all good.

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Thank DeepBubbles69
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