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Churrascos - Memorial City
Churrascos - Memorial City

Churrascos - Memorial City Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.cordua.com/
  • Phone: (713) 231-1352
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch
    Monday - Saturday: 11 am - 4 pm
    Dinner
    Sunday - Monday and Tuesday: 4 pm - 9 pm
    Wednesday - Thursday: 4 pm -10 pm
    Friday - Saturday: 4 pm - 11 pm
    Brunch
    Sunday: 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, Visa
  • Cuisine: Latin American, Steakhouse, Seafood
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: I-10 Feeder Rd at Gessner
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: We have public parking and valet available
A word from Churrascos - Memorial City
Taking reservations starting December 9th
Brunch will start December 15th

Its namesake – the famed Cordúa Churrasco steak - sparked Houston’s Latin American revelation 25 years ago, and the flame is still burning strong at Churrascos.

The tantalizing menu mixes up native Latin ingredients with the unexpected for a culinary line-up that is as artful as it is delightful, including bacon-wrapped shrimp taquitos, ethereally light angel wings, bahia grilled chicken, yuca fries, and, of course, the award-winning Churrasco – voted one of the best 20 steaks in America by Esquire magazine.

Churrascos is the official caterer of the Houston Texans.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Came for HRW for lunch. Started with the complimentary banana chips and dips. Yum! Had the mixed greens salad with cilantro dressing. Was very tasty. Then had the Churrascos filet of beef. It was very tender and flavorful. The entree included a plate of various beans and rice, plantain, and various vegetables. Did not leave hungry. Will definitely go back again!"
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "We love Churrascos and this one is closer to us but this new design is not as appealing. The chairs are hard to move when you sit down and need to get up. The whole place just seems cold and uninviting. The food is still just as good."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "We had made reservation for 4 the resturant week menu looked interesting on paper $35 for 3 courses . Great price point , but 2 of the appetizers 1 was calamari calamari itself was delish but added jalapeño and lots of cabbage as a filler 2nd was bread bowl bean soup, this was not a soup by any means it was literally beans in a bread bowl ! mediocre for the style of resturant and their regular price menu . The main courses where as espected great !! steak meat and the seafood Entry where stellar ! That being said at $35 per person can't ask for much moor !"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Food was great! This location is new.....very hip and trendy decor. The only issue was with our waiter. He was slow and could not remember things. We asked for more plantain chips and never got them. We ordered two glasses of wine....waited 15 minutes and never got them. I had to remind the waiter....then we had to wait another 8 minutes before we got them. We literally stopped eating because we were waiting on the wine. We asked for the ticket.....the waiter brought the wrong ticket! He never apologized nor compensated us for the problems we experienced."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "My Wife and I both ordered the 8 oz Chararsco , I got one half the size of her steak. Both were over cooked. It was HRW, and the place was packed. Waiters were not getting food out timely. Expensive medicore night."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Liked the food and service. Seating was comfortable. Little understaffed but helpful with requests."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "We chose the bed place for food, fun, and awesome drinks! Our service was amazing."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Seven of us dine every Friday evening. Our evening at Churrascos was most enjoyable. Hector, our waiter, was perfectly suited to our group -- we had fun together from the moment he introduced himself. The HRW menu was extensive and we all enjoyed our selections. There wasn't a bad bite at the table! We all agreed that we will return in the future. We had a wonderful evening!"
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Good food, great service, nice atmosphere. Waiter helped with menu selections. Went for lunch and got done in plenty of time."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Excellent menu full of creative and delicious dishes. Reasonably priced for the quality they deliver. Must try the tres leches."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "I've dined at this location 3 times now since their opening. Regardless of my group size 12, 5 or 2 service was great. Today I had the Lomo Latino tender and flavorful steak. But I've never eaten anything I didn't adore"
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "We went for Restaurant Weeks and enjoyed every minute and every bite. Not only was the buffet a vast array of deliciousness but you could also order from the brunch menu! Which of course we did and had the brioche cubes dipped in ice cream, lightly fried and topped with candied pecans and syrup with a dulce de leche mouse on the side! Every bite was a little piece of heaven."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "I loved everything but my steak. It was listed as a tenderloin but was obviously skirt or flank. I could barely cut through it even though I ordered it medium. Other than that our salads and side dishes were wonderful!"
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "The ambience is really cute. The staff is friendly and the food is amazing!"
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "Had dinner here with my sister and mother and had a really nice time. The food was really good. I always have loved the Churrasco and the vegetables served with it. The restaurant has a good vibe and is nicely decorated. My only complaint is that our server had too many tables, which is why service got three stars. He was a really good waiter, but when you have a 10 top and 4 four tops, it is really difficult to give 1st class service, which should be expected with $25 - $35 entrees."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "It was a Thursday night, loud, crowded, slow but courteous service. My food was over cooked and not much flavor. My friend said hers was good, which I tasted and didn't agree. Very disappointed overall. However, the empanadas were still excellent!"
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "Churrascos has always been a favorite place for our friends and us to meet for great food and service. The new location at Gessner and I-10 is no exception. We loved the decor too!"
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "First time at this location and everything was excellent. They also offer one of the best Houston Restaurant week menus and values. Great time to take advantage of great food at great price. We love them year round as well."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "I have been to Churrascos Memorial City twice now. Each time I had excellent waiters and the food was excellent. Also since I had to wait for a second party, the waiter brought me some banana chips which I made waiting a lot easier. The restaurant has great ambiance and each time I go, I am thinking about who can I introduce this restaurant too next. And I don't think you could find better waiters anywhere."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "My boss took me there for my birthday lunch. I was excited to try this restaurant after seeing their menu. He raved about their steak and desserts. The service was so terrible that the meal wasn't memorable. Having been a server before maybe have put my standards a little high but I expected nothing less from a high class restaurant. We were constantly asking for something we asked for earlier, and the steak wasn't cooked to the temperature requested. I did enjoy my meal overall but would have liked better service along with it."
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "But, service was minimal. Had to move my own dirty plate upon returning from the buffet. Waiters acted like they didn't really care, except when he saw the tip amount. He opened the bill folder to look at the tip amount right in front of us. (tacky) The restaurant was full, but the food on the buffet was in very small serving platters so were frequently empty. At one point there was NO dessert so I went to the restroom and upon return there still was none. I went to the front desk to request more. I may go back again, but may try another location instead."
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "Went to Churrascos for our anniversary dinner. The decoration was great. All of the personnel were friendly, polite, and very professional. The wine selection was incredible and the price range is perfect for every budget. The Churrasco was cooked to perfection, just like I ordered it. It was really juicy, tender, and flavorful. Great tasting cut of meat and done right. The noise level was not too bad. I was able to have a conversation without yelling across the table."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Took an out of client there especially for the Churrasco. Ordered two of them medium, both came out well. They are still tender, but not as good as they should be. I would have sent it back had I been by myself, but not on business. It was disappointing."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "The food and service was very good. There were several very large crowds and it was hard to hear. I was concerned that with the large groups, service might be slow, but it was not and, for that, I give them credit."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "Great location to celebrate my wife's birthday with a group of 8. Wait staff was top notch, food and wine were delicious. Manager is present and checking on guests and their experience. Overall a fantastic evening and I'd recommend highly for anyone. A a great evening had by all."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "Outstanding food and lots of great food selections!!! Including specials that can be cooked not in the brunch buffet.."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "We had a party of 8 Saturday night for my birthday. Ive have been to your location quite a few times. I have always been a big fan- that is why i chose you for saturday. Our waiter was very difficult to understand so no one really wanted him to elaborate on the specials as it was a difficult process. He was quite slow as well. Especially once we paid - took forever to get back to us. Im pretty blown away that the appetizers we had were $68. He suggested the appitizer trio, I didnt realize that was actually 3 appetizers at full price. It certainly wasnt worth it. Im very upset about that. Im certain our table spent $600+ not to mention the drinks and appetizers at the bar as some arrived at 7pm. Not happy about the experience"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Excellent restaurant, good service, innovative menu, we will return"
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "Check this place out for the BEST brunch buffet in Houston! This isn't the "gut buster" that is the norm for brunch - rather they have a broad sampling of high quality, fresh options. The meats and desserts are perfect! Amazing spot for an awesome meal - inspired, tasty and great ambiance! The staff are friendly, attentive and professional."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "The food was fabulous as was our service! I had mentioned when I made the reservation on-line that we were celebrating my twins birthday and the waiter had that information upon arrival. We were given a great table in a private area since we were a group of 7. The Churrasco steaks are the best you will find anywhere! Will definitely be returning!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Had a great time at Churrascos. Always enjoy the food, the atmosphere, and the staff at all the cordua restaurants. This is no exception. We went for my birthday, we were seated in a private room. Felt very private, everything was great! Will Definetely come back again."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "The restaurant overall is very good, food and winery. Entries are superb."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Food is distinctly ordinary, service is amateur night. Such a weak showing and poor experience that it was almost entertaining as an adventure. Will not go back and never recommend. Not the same as the "old" Churrascos. Good manners prohibit further comment. Skip this overpriced and overrated fumbling disaster."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "We like the food and the attention we receive every time we go there"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Wasn't knowing what we were getting into and it turned out to be amazing! Great, tasty food with excellent service! We couldn't have been any happier! Lacee was our server and she was nearly flawless! Perfect in every way! We will come back again because of Lacee as she really went out of our way to make us three happy!"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner.Everything was great…Would definitely go back…Would like to try the brunch. Thank you."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Brought our friends from Canada here for a special night out. They loved it. Great food and wine."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "I went to Churrascos to celebrate my wedding Anniversary. The food was exquisite, a perfect blend from all the flavors that we love. The Opereta de Mariscos (seafood plate) was perfect, creamy garlicky heaven drizzled over a blend of seafood and rice. The sides where perfect as well, rice mamposteao, plantains, yuca, mmm!!!! And the best part was that we were satisfied, but still had enough room for dessert. My husband loved the 3 leches so much that he order an extra one to go. Service was great as well, the staff was welcoming and available without being overwhelming. Make sure that you let them know if it's a special ocasion, they will fire up your dessert."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Sunday brunch, seated at a nice banquette with attentive server. A variety of foods including prime rib and tenderloin with the signature chimichurri sauce & omelets prepared to order. From fish to brussel sprouts, everything was warm, fresh and tasty; there were salads,too. Our server offered 5 made-to-order dishes; the lobster pasta wsas bland but the arepa dish was very good, with crunchy and delicious cracklings on top. We finished off our meal with small tastes of tres leches and flan de queso but couldn't resist ordering the tres leches pancakes which were light and crowd-pleasing. The bottomless mimosas and mojitos added a festive note. We all enjoyed our lunch, especially after learning we got a senior discount!"
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Delicious!!!!!!!!Ask for Hector Silva! He was the bomb.com"
    Dined on 6/22/2014