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Star Pizza

2111 Norfolk St, Houston, TX 77098-4013
+1 713-523-0800
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (142 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2111 Norfolk St, Houston, TX 77098-4013
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not just the pizza. I've loved everything I've eaten here. If I had the gas money to drive two hours round trip for some Star everyday, I would do it. Even after years of going here, I am amazed by how delicious and fresh the...More

Thank _lindseykayfast
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Out and about in The Heights area and wanted to find a good pizza place. TripAdvisor reviews said Star Pizza was the best rated in the area so we tried it. Meh! It was good but definitely not great pizza. Sat on the patio and...More

Thank rachelbX7854IE
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

There are two Star Pizza Restaurants in Houston, Star 1 (the original) and Star 2. My wife and I were drawn to Star 1 this evening with the promise of authentic Chicago deep dish pizza. While we’ve had much deeper pizza in a number of...More

Thank Donald W
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Star pizza is a great pizza eatery. They have a great menu and great service. They are located just off I_59 off of Shepherd drive. They have adjacent parking. They have a nice outside porch which is very nice, I had the Canadian bacon, basil...More

Thank Rockdoc7
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

The Ben deep dish pizza is the best deep dish I've ever had!! Great customer service!! They have multiple locations so u have to try it!!

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 1 March 2018

It's probably my favorite pizza spot. I love to go whenever I'm in the area. I think eating there is sooo much better than delivery.

Thank A-Steel-Guy
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Hidden away behind a Whataburger, Star Pizza serves up made to order 'za in all types of combinations. Next time I'm getting the deep dish!

Thank LGBebeau
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

If you are wanting a simple layer back atmosphere for dinner this is the place to go. It is a bit of a struggle to get to the location and park but that’s common in most places in Houston. Their appetizers and Chicago style pizza...More

Thank L.M. D
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Can be a busy place. Decent parking for Houston. Very good pizza. Nice standard combinations or pick your own ingredients. Thick and thin crust are both good. Nice place for a small or large group.

Thank Thom P
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Star Pizza is unlike any other venue. The outdoor seating on a vintage porch sets the stage but there is also indoor pizza or option to order your favorite Italian items for takeout. You would be missing out though if you didn’t try their pizza...More

Thank Hey_Joe54
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2111 Norfolk St, Houston, TX 77098-4013
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-523-0800
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Established in 1976 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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