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Star Pizza 2

) #551 of 7,266 Restaurants in Houston $$ - $$$ Italian, Pizza
77 Harvard St, Houston, TX 77007-5918
+1 713-869-1241
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (60 reviews)
“salads” (9 reviews)
“deep dish” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
77 Harvard St, Houston, TX 77007-5918
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Reviewed 24 January 2011

We ALWAYS got to Star Pizza in Houston when we are traveling through! The staff is ALWAYS awesome and very accommodating of our young rowdy kids. We LOVE the food and the atmosphere. This is truly the best pizza in Houston. We wish there was...More

Thank AmazonaWomona
Reviewed 16 September 2010

Cmon folks- really? This is Houston's best pizza? When will I learn not to read these reviews? I am completely sincere when I say that I'd order from pizza hut before I'd order from this place again. After raiding 10 straight, raving reviews I thought...More

Thank jaybird777
Reviewed 27 April 2010

This place has got the BEST chicken alfredo pizza! The cheesesticks are very tasty, and if you're a salad lover, the Greek salad with the chicken on the side is GREAT. They have the best dressing that comes along with it, as well as bread...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2009

Great specialty pizza's. Average pasta dishes. Noisy but fun.

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Houston TX
127
Reviewed 21 August 2009

Great Lunch buffet

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Reviewed 24 April 2009

Great pizza - try the different crusts they offer

Thank jwoodr9862
Reviewed 25 March 2009

Yes, they have more than one location in town, but you get fresh, consistent food without the 'cookie cutter/big box' experience. Delivery or dine-in, the food is always great, especially the margarita pizza.

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Chicago, Illinois
8163
Reviewed 9 March 2009

Great pizza - it's a toss-up between Star and Fuzzy's.

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 6 February 2009

This restaurant has the most authentic Chicago style pizza in the South!

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Cedar Park, Texas
3
Reviewed 5 December 2008

Awesome deep-dish pizza. And really good ranch!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Harvard St, Houston, TX 77007-5918
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-869-1241
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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.
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