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Churrascos - River Oaks
Churrascos - River Oaks
  • Address:
    2055 Westheimer at Shepherd
    Houston, TX 77098
    Neighborhood:
    Upper Kirby / Shepherd Corridor
  • Cuisine:
    Latin American
    Price: $30 and under

Churrascos - River Oaks Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.cordua.com
  • Email: riveroaks@cordua.com
  • Phone: (713) 527-8300
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch:
    Monday - Friday: 11:00am-4:00pm
    Saturday: 11:30am-4:00pm

    Dinner:
    Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm-9:30pm
    Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm-10:30pm
    Saturday and Sunday Brunch: 10:30am-3:00pm
    Sunday Dinner: 3:00pm-9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Latin American, Seafood, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Michael Cordúa
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: With six award-winning restaurants, Américas, Artista, Churrascos and Amazón Grill to choose from, The Cordúa Group has taken the best of their portfolio and added other unique flavors. The result: a contemporary flavor unique to MjC Events that can be enjoyed outside of their restaurants. Whether you are planning an intimate gathering or a gala of splendor, the finest events always start with MjC Events. Event Managers are ready to help you plan your next event! Please contact them at MjC Events 713.961.0911.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Shepherd
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Churrascos - River Oaks
Further south than you have ever been before for dinner.
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Diner Reviews
  • "very good dinner tonight with great service, and steak is #1"
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "Food was fablous, excellant serving staff. Always love coming to Churrascos!"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "My birthday dinner went as planned. Food & service were great!"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "We had a great family dinner with outstanding service from Sergio. It made for a memorable experience because some friends of the family joined us for dinner."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "My steak at Churrascos always comes out exactly to my taste."
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "We try not to go out on Valentine's Day due to the crowd, so we dined on a Sunday. Had an excellent experience and they still had the Valentine's Day specials."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "The lunch menu is awesome and affordable. We really enjoyed ourselves and the service was excellent. We never have a bad experience at Churrascos!!"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "I had an amazing birthday dinner with my family and friends. The food was delicious, wine was so good, and the service was amazing. I can't wait to go again. The empanadas were the best I've ever had actually for an appetizer. And it was so hard to choose my main entree becuse everthing sounded tasty."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "I took a small group of people there last weekend for dinner and everyone was very impressed with the quality of the food, the service and the overall atmosphere. My wife and I have been going there for years, but some of our friends were there for the first time. I think Curasscos made some new customers for life. They were so impressed, they ordered four meals to go with them along with some cookbooks. :-)"
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "The food at Churrasco's is not as good as it used to be. I ordered the lamb special on Saturday and requested it be served medium rare. It came well done and dry. The only reason I didn't send it back was because then I would have been eating dinner by myself since the rest of my party had been served their food. I was very disappointed, to say the least."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Great for family celebrations. We celebrated my husband's retirement with our family and left feeling exhilarated."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "I made a reservation for a party of 6 for dinner on a Saturday night and we had to wait almost 30 minutes past our time. The bar is literally right next to tables so you feel like you are on top of people invading their space. The food was good but very pricey for the experience and portion size. It was more like tapas for a full size dinner price. I honestly would rather have gone to Texas de Brazil. Somewhat disappointing! I doubt I will ever go back. Lunch seems to be more reasonable if you want to try this place."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We had a good Sunday brunch at churrascos. The endless drinks at 12$/person and good selection of buffet dishes (along with amazing dessert) made our trip to churrascos wonderful. Parking was easy. Overall it was a wonderful brunch."
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "This place has not missed a beat in years. Consistent and excellent Service was above and beyond. Great night!"
    Dined on 8/4/2013
  • "Among many delicious choices, the angel wings appetizer and Churrascos steak dinner with Tres Leches cake for dessert is my favorite. Consistently delicious with excellent service."
    Dined on 3/4/2014
  • "Always good....first time I could not finish my choice"
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "I have always had a 5 Star experience at this restaurant; however, this experience was extremely disappointing. The demand for buffet food items exceeded the restaurant's ability to supply those items; consequently, diners had to keep checking to see whether food was available. Service was not what I have grown accustomed to, mediocre at best. I have no idea what happened on this day but it was not what I expected after having driven over three hours to take my family to brunch."
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "This once excellent restaurant chain contniues to disappoint me. The food was mediocre for what you pay. I had the lobsterand scallops and my scallop were clearly overcooked. I went through their wine list and they were out of my first two choices, so I had to settlle for my third. If you really want a good upscale meal with a Latin flavor Hugo's is still the best choice in Houston."
    Dined on 2/24/2014
  • "We went here with no expectations since it was Valentine's Day. It was recommended from a server at Americas in The Woodlands. Service did start off slow, but after he got caught up from a rush he was very attentive and the service was really good. The atmosphere was a little less than what we expected, but overall the food was good. I like the plantain chips instead of bread, so you don't fill up so much (which I often do). I had Ceviche for an appetizer and was quite surprised at how good it was. My husband and I both had steak and it was actually a lot better than we thought it was going to be. Very tasty. Overall we had a nice experience, we were just looking for something a little more upscale."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I spent over $200 for 2 people for Valentine's day at the Churrascos and was disappointed with the quality of the food. We had to look for the waiter on the first course which was not the dish we ordered and the steak for the main course had to be sent back because it was overcooked. This should have been a $70 or $80 total meal cost for 2 people at the most. Overall I was disappointed with the taste of the food which was not worth the price. I will not go here again unless the price is less or food quality is upgraded."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Fantastic food. Outstanding, friendly staff. Our waiter made several recommendations and did a wonderful job suggesting wine pairings."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Met friends for dinner on a Sat. Evening. We all agreed that the evening went very well. From start to finish everything was pleasurable! Place was full, but found the noise level to not be a problem with conversation at our table. Service and food was perfect! Looking forward to returning soon!"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "One of the best dining experiences we have had in quite some time. Service could not have been better. All food selections were excellent. Chef Manuel strives for perfection and achieves his goal. Look forward to dining at Churrascos River Oaks in the future."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "we had another awesome dinner. can't beat the Churasco!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I really have 0 negatives about this place. 5 star all around and excellent prices for the quality. I will be going here again for sure!"
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "Many time diner at Americas but first time to Churruscos. Great attentive service. Strayed past the dependable churrusco to try different filets. Done to perfection as ordered and our waiter brought additional sauces for us to try . We will be back!"
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "Only positive things to say about Churrascos. Food and wine was excellent, was a fixed menu for the evening but choices had quite a bit of variety and included the Churrasco steak and Ceviche for an appetizer. Excellent restaurant, great experience! Will always recommend to friends, neighbors, and co-workers."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Although I prefer the ambiance at the Westchase location a bit more, the Shepherd location is more convenient for me. On this particular visit I discovered wonderful and thoughtful service and one of the best ceviches I have eaten in Houston. No matter which location, Churascos is a great dining experience."
    Dined on 2/18/2014
  • "We went for Sunday brunch, not really intending brunch but decided to try it. The selections were very good although some items were slightly mislabeled--like beef short ribs were labeled as beef on skewers. They had small portions on Tres Leches on their dessert table, wonderful as always, as well as bread pudding, brownies and more. The only thing we missed was not having our favorite corn-smoked crab fingers appetizer. We'll have to go back soon."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "This was the first time my wife and ate at Churrasco's and we loved the food. I had their signature streak and my wife had some beaded chicken (don't recall what they called it) and we both enjoyed our meals. The food lived up to expectations. The one complaint was the noise level. The ambiance would have been perfect for Valentines dinner except the restaurant packed in so many people that it was quite loud and servers were forced to juggle a number of tables. We'll go back again, but not likely on a Valentine's night."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The food is excellent. Good portions. A fusion of South American dishes."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "The food and the service was great, maybe it was just my lack of being able to pay attention. But I had no idea my meal would be so Pricey until I received my actual check. O also they put the tables REALLY close together. But others than that it was good"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The steak that is supposed to be the best around was just ok."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "we went to celebrate Valentine's day and our anniversary. The food was amazing and the serivce impecable. I highly recommend!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Great service even with a packed house. Food was great as always."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Had a great experience. Great good and great ambience."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Poor service. We know someone else that went to restaurant following day and they also did not have a good experience."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Great service, great food and great wine what else is there to ask for?"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Steak was awesome, tres leches was out of this world. Service wAs outstanding. We always come here for valentines day."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Always a great steak. Almost had a food coma afterwards."
    Dined on 2/14/2014