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Corelli's Italian Cafe

$$ - $$$
Great Uptown
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5640 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056-4002
+1 713-629-4424
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11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Houston, Tx.
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64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little cafe has been around for a long time and it's well worth the visit. Here's what's good about it: Ambiance: looks and feels like a neighborhood diner, warm and where everyone knows your name. Food: Old style Italian, wonderfully fresh pasta, fabulous fish dishes, hot garlic bread, house made bread sticks, house made Italian desserts. Wine: Always a... More 

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Thank inagirl2003
Corelli's I, Manager at Corelli's Italian Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the thoughtful and thorough feedback! We are so happy to hear you enjoy the ambiance and our delicious fresh Italian fare! Please come back again soon. More 

Rosenberg, Texas
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49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After being on the road all week it"s date night with my wife for dinner and a play. This place cam up on Trip Advosor as being close to the theater, with good reviews. As we entered the restaurant we were greeted and seated immediately. Our waiter took our drink and and told us about their 3 specials for the... More 

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Thank Jim69_61
Corelli's I, General Manager at Corelli's Italian Cafe, responded to this review

Jim- Thank you for choosing us, and taking the time to let us know how we’re doing! We are so happy to hear that you and your wife enjoyed date night with us. We take pride in serving delicious food in a welcoming environment. Please stop back in again soon! More 

houston, tx
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107 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I see that I haven't reviewed Corelli's in more than 2 1/2 years, and, truthfully, haven't eaten there as often as I once did. The food is still very, very tasty, consistent and reasonably priced tho' I wouldn't call it a bargain, but it's fair. Compared to the chains, Corelli's is a bit more homey and less contemporary/attempted chic, but... More 

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Thank cobra427sc
Corelli's I, General Manager at Corelli's Italian Cafe, responded to this review

Steve- Thank you for the updated review. We appreciate the loyal patronage and your honest feedback. We will take into consideration your thoughts, and look forward to serving you again real soon! More 

Houston, Texas
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I always go there during lunchtime. My favorite is the pizza! Very nice size for lunch and the staff is friendly. Wine is also good. Don't forget to try the pasta e fagioli soup.

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Thank chiki_tix_tix
Corelli's I, General Manager at Corelli's Italian Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5-star review! We are so glad to hear that our pizza is your favorite pizza! Thank you for your kind words about our staff too, we really appreciate it. We hope to see you back again sometime very soon! More 

Houston, Texas
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230 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I would classify this place as a typical Italian restaurant with average food but great service. Its close to Galleria and is a good choice to eat here vs in the Galleria which is over priced. Parking is easy too.

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Thank AIWIW
Corelli's I, Manager at Corelli's Italian Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, Guest! We’re glad that you were satisfied with our service and easy parking, but are disappointed to hear that you weren’t satisfied with our meal. Since your feedback is so important to us, we encourage you to share your experience directly with the restaurant. We do hope you’ll come back... More 

Sealy, Texas
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65 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Great food. Always get the chicken corellis. You can't go wrong. Food is fresh and locals come here. You can bring your own wine. Not sure if there is a corking fee. Some desserts are homemade. Be sure to ask.

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Thank karen v v
Corelli's I, Manager at Corelli's Italian Cafe, responded to this review

Karen-Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! We are glad that you enjoy our fresh food and the chicken corellis. We hope that you will stop back sometime soon! More 

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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Our family of 2 adults and 2 teen boys were reasonably satisfied, but it just wasn't quite worth the high price. My husband ordered the Spaghetti with meat sauce, meatballs and Italian sausage ($14.99), and he was the only one of us that really enjoyed his meal. One son ordered Salmon Florentine ($18.95) and he said "meh"! Younger son ordered... More 

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Thank Tudalu
Houston, Texas
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Within walking distance of my home, Corelli's on Westheimer is definitely a family favorite. This quaint BYOB restaurant, located in an older strip center, is always filled with local office workers at lunch and neighborhood families each evening. It's one of those rare places where the waiters remember the table you like and whether you want your iced tea topped... More 

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Thank ANM106
Corelli's I, Manager at Corelli's Italian Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you ANM106 for your support as one of our regular customers. It puts a smile on all of our faces to hear how much your family enjoys dining with us. We truly appreciate your feedback and we look forward to many more great years as your favorite Italian café! More 

Nacogdoches, Texas, United States
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

I met a few friends here for dinner recently. Immediately upon entering I noticed the tables seemed tightly packed into the small quaint restaurant. The service was very prompt, courteous, and attentive. I being a fairly picky eater ordered the build your own pizza. Generally I've learned the pizza in places like that are lacking the same devotion given to... More 

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Thank Kenneth L
Corelli's I, Manager at Corelli's Italian Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you Kenneth for sharing your honest feedback with us. We are sorry to hear that you weren't completely satisfied with the menu items you had during your visit. We hope that you return again in the future to give us another shot. More 

Katy, Texas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Living in Houston for 20 years, I had never visited Corelli's before. The place is cozy with traditional red and white checkered tablecloth. The menu is heavy on pasta but the selections are well varied with shrimp and chicken available on most dishes. Our server apologized for "not seeing" us but honestly, we were not even seated 2 minutes when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5640 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056-4002
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Great Uptown
  • Neighbourhood: Great Uptown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-629-4424

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?