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Laurenzo's Restaurant

4412 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007-5642
+1 713-880-5111
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“prime rib” (57 reviews)
“creamed corn” (13 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4412 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007-5642
Neighbourhood: Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has horrible customer service. From the beginning the hostess where rude and standoffish. I had to stand in front of the hostesses for nearly 5 minutes before I was acknowledged. This is completely unacceptable. A simple "be with you in a moment sir"...More

Thank Benjamin C
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Not a big meat eater, but Laurenzo's prime rib is worth making the exception.Their level service is consistently excellent and is what measure other places by. We recently had family visiting from out of town who were craving the Houston experience in a relaxed, yet...More

Thank Sandra A
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great service, great food at reasonable prices, and great portions. The prime rib quesadillas are the best

Thank Jasmine T
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Great food and super service. Plenty of parking. I highly recommend the prime rib. FYI - happy hour until 7 but only at the bar.

1  Thank Brad R
Reviewed 27 March 2017

this restaurant is on sheppard avenue off washington avenue.....it is a very old time italian restaurant......all the waiters are male.......our waiter michael was very professional and pleasant............our drinks and food were served in no time.......they have a meal that is called 4 plus 4 or...More

Thank david g
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I have reviewed Lauenzo's before and dined there several times. It seems they have changed hands since El Tiempo is now listed om their menu. The menu is new and different. Parking ample and the service is good. But, the food is average and expensive....More

Thank zepper50
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The specialty of the house is prime beef which I have had and recommend. This time I had the lasagna and the lunchtime serving was not only very good but was also extremely out sized and I probably had enough for two more meals in...More

Thank wgn
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Have been here a few times in the past and ordered delivery from here, but this was by far the best meal I have had here. The queso was out of this world and love the mixture of flour and corn chips. We enjoyed the...More

Thank PhiladelphiaPhillip
Domenic L, Owner at Laurenzo's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much. We are truly honored by your review. So glad you enjoyed your visit with us and yes Mama Ninfa would have been proud.

Reviewed 19 February 2017

Table for 4 on a Friday night, service was outstanding. Told them we were going to a play so needed to be out in an hour. The food was amazing, I had pork chops and mashed potatoes, my wife had the salmon and said it...More

Thank strompler
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We visited Laurenzo's for the first time today and were not disappointed. The selections are amazing, the service was excellent, we will definitely be returning. The Rustic French Toast is outstanding as well is the Blackened Crab with poached egg.

Thank MillerLT
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$45
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4412 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007-5642
  • Public Transportation: Houstonwave.com
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
  • Neighbourhood: Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
  • Phone Number: +1 713-880-5111
  • E-mail
If you are looking for memorable dining experience at a favored destination for classic American fare Houston visitors frequent time and again, you have found it at Laurenzo's dello Sports all American Grill. Known for our fresh ingredients, tasty meals delivered with impeccable service, and the best Weekend Brunch in town, we truly look forward to serving you!